ABC Fine Wine & Spirits Will Raise a Glass to Support UCP of Central Florida Through April 13, 2017

ABC Fine Wine & Spirits Will Raise a Glass to Support UCP of Central Florida

Florida-based ABC Fine Wine & Spirits has announced they will donate a portion of from select items to support UCP of Central Florida.

The non-profit helps individuals with and without disabilities achieve their fullest potential, which is a cause close to the company’s CEO.

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PBA South Open Rolls Into Orlando’s Boardwalk Bowl March 24-26, 2017

Boardwalk Bowl Entertainment Center in Orlando

Boardwalk Bowl Entertainment Center in Orlando will host the inaugural PBA South Strike Out Crohn’s and Colitis Open weekend March 24-26, 2017.

Professional bowler Rhino Page will kick of the Pro-Am day on Friday, March 24, which will give local bowlers a chance to compete against some of the sport’s best. Pros scheduled to appear include Tommy Jones, Walter Ray Williams Jr., EJ Tackett, Ronnie Russell and Norm Duke.

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Osceola Council on Aging Hosts March for Meals 5K Run & Walk March 18, 2017

Osceola Council on Aging Hosts March for Meals 5K Run & Walk

The Osceola Council on Aging will host the March for Meals 5K Run and Walk at Lakeview Park in Kissimmee on March 18.

It will include a 5K (3.1 mile) run and walk for individuals and/or corporate and family teams, largest and most spirited team competition, a free Kid’s Run, silent auction, and more.

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Taste of the Nation Becomes Taste! Central Florida and Sets a 2017 Date

Taste! Central Florida

Central Florida foodies take note: one of the year’s best events, Taste of the Nation, is now Taste! Central Florida, and it will take place at the Orlando World Center Marriott on August 19.

With the new name comes a new local focus, with the event now featuring an extensive lineup of local celebrity chefs and eateries, and highlighting local farmers, food purveyors, brewers and distilleries.

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Foodstock Takes Over Orlando March 1-4, 2017

Foodstock Takes Over Orlando March 1-4, 2017

Foodstock Orlando is a new multi-day series of food events, live music, and more, and it takes place this week, March 1-4, 2017.

Each day has an event in a different location in Orlando, and each event will feature a separate line-up of food, beverage, and entertainment.

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Orlando Dining News Round-Up December 8 2016: Luma on Park, Melting Pot Orlando, Restaurant ASH

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: chef’s dinners, charity events, and limited menu items. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Luma on Park cocktails

Luma on Park in Winter Park is hosting a Carols and Cocktails holiday fundraiser on Saturday, December 10, from 6:30pm to 10pm.

Sip on Luma’s new holiday cocktails, The Rockefeller (bourbon, mulled spice infused amaro, maple apple cider syrup), and Snow Drift (vanilla and mint infused vodka, lime, tucca, mint foam), while enjoying the festive tunes by Central Florida Vocal Arts’ carolers.

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Don’t Miss the Final Neanderthal Ball at Orlando Science Center Nov 5

Final Neanderthal Ball at Orlando Science Center Nov 5, 2016

On November 5, 2016, the Orlando Science Center will host its 10th and final Neanderthal Ball, the venue’s annual fundraiser.

This year’s theme is “Celebrate Our Evolution,” and guests are invited to celebrate 10 years of Neanderthal Ball and what it has helped achieve for Orlando Science Center.

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Good Through Food Partners with Local Restaurants to Give Back

Good Through Food Partners with Local Restaurants to Give Back

The week of October 24-31, five Orlando-area restaurants are partnering together to help raise funds for those impacted by the Louisiana floods in the Baton Rouge area.

It’s part of an initative called Project 001. Louisiana, launched by Good Through Food, a new Orlando-based organization that strives to impact the world through food-related efforts.

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The Capital Grille Hosts Chef Night at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida Oct 26

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida Chef's Night dinners

Chef Night returns to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida on October 26, with a meal prepared by The Capital Grille.

Vice President and Corporate Executive Chef of The Capital Grille, Chef Michael Laduke has created a four course menu, with cocktails, for the evening.

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Cows ‘N Cabs Returns to Winter Park Oct 22, 2016

Cows ‘n Cabs is set to return for its sixth year on Saturday, October 22.

The date is almost upon us…Central Florida’s annual Cows ‘n Cabs is set to return for its sixth year on Saturday, October 22.

Break out your best cowboy attire or dress up, and sample food and drinks from more than 20 of Central Florida’s top restaurants.

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Ronald McDonald House Charities Celebrate Global Day of Change Oct 15

Ronald McDonald House Charities Celebrate Global Day of Change Oct 15

This Saturday, Oct. 15, McDonald’s Restaurants nationwide will celebrate Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Global Day of Change.

The October 15 Day of Change commemorates the opening of the first Ronald McDonald House in 1974 and encourages customers to donate their change at RMHC Donation Boxes located in McDonald’s restaurants around the world.

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5th Annual Pink Bash Set for Oct 21 at Dr. Phillips Center

Orlando Sentinel Pink Bash returns October 21 to the Seneff Arts Plaza at Dr. Phillips Center to benefit Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation.

The Orlando Sentinel Pink Bash returns October 21 to the Seneff Arts Plaza at Dr. Phillips Center to benefit Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation.

Pink Bash is an annual community celebration and fundraiser event in downtown Orlando designed to bring breast cancer awareness to Central Florida in an interactive, uplifting way.

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10th Annual Jack in the Park Benefits Special Olympics Florida Oct 15

0th Annual Jack in the Park Benefits Special Olympics Florida Oct 15

Special Olympics Florida will host its 10th annual Jack in the Park, a gourmet fundraiser, will take place October 15 in Winter Park.

Jack in the Park brings together gourmet dishes from some of the area’s top restaurants, live music, an exciting auction, a fast-paced blackjack tournament, open bar, and much more.

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Coca-Cola Orlando Eye to Light Up For Stand Up to Cancer

Stand Up For Cancer

This week, more than 90 historic buildings and landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will be lit up to support Stand Up For Cancer.

In Central Florida, the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye will be lit red, orange and yellow on Thursday, September 8. Other Florida locations include the Fifth Third Center in Naples, CityPlace Fountain in West Palm Beach, and Miami Tower in Miami.

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Meet TV Faves for Charity at Fan Fest Orlando Sept 17 #FanFestOrlando

Meet TV Faves for Charity at Fan Fest Orlando Sept 17

Fan Fest Orlando will take place September 17, 2016, to raise money for the victims and families of the Pulse Nightclub attack.

At this event, dozens of well-known actors from shows like The Walking Dead, The Flash, Arrow, and others will meet fans, sign autographs, and take photos, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.

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