Chef Gary Appelsies, the Director of Healthy Eating at the YMCA of Central Florida, is launching his Summer Food Fun Tour across Central Florida starting today, June 18, and running through August 8, 2018.
Over the course of the next few weeks, Chef Appelsies will be visiting Y’s across the region, from Titusville to Ocala, to teach parents and their kids about healthy eating and cooking.
The magic of learning meets the sparkle of live entertainment when a performer from Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream takes to the stage at the downtown Orlando Public Library for a reading session on Thursday, May 10, 2018.
Forget Shark Week. Wild Florida will hold its annual Gator Week May 7-12, and best of all, admission is free to its Gator and Wildlife Park during that week.
Even though many view alligators as fierce carnivores always on the hunt, that’s not actually the case. To help dispel the myths, Wild Florida decided to dedicate an entire week to educating and debunking many common misunderstandings surrounding these reptiles through live demonstrations and interactive experiences.
Don’t feel like cooking for the family this Easter? Not to worry…the Orlando area has many restaurants happy to do the cooking – and dishes – for you! There are also several Easter egg hunts and Bunny photo ops to be enjoyed with the family.
In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: several new menu items, and a new eatery. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…
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Spoleto Italian Kitchen, known for its create-your-own pastas, has officially launched a line of wood-fired artisan sandwiches (pictured above). Choose from the Italiano, Veggie, Panino Roast Beef, Prosciutto and Burrata and Chicken Parmesan and each comes with a side salad or side soup. Prices for the sandwich meals range from $8 to $10.50. Spoleto has four Orlando-area locations in Winter Park, Windermere, the Florida Mall and by UCF.