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2014 Osceola Fall Art Festival

2014 Osceola Fall Art Festival

The 2014 Osceola Fall Art Festival, presented by Osceola Center for the Arts and Kissimmee Main Street, will take place in beautiful historic downtown Kissimmee on November 15 & 16.

Up to 150 artists will be invited to participate in this two-day event.  As an invited artists you will enjoy easy load in/load out, artists awards breakfast, free parking, $20,000 in cash prizes and excellent restaurants in a beautiful historic setting.

Orlando City SC Forms City Alliance

Orlando City SC City Alliance

Orlando City SC Looks to Build Business through the City Alliance Network

Connecting Businesses and Customers through their Passion for Soccer

 

Orlando City SC (OCSC) today announced the launch of City Alliance, a network of local Season Ticket Members developed to introduce customers and businesses through their common support of Orlando City.

Membership in City Alliance is complimentary for Club, Midfield and Sideline Season Ticket Members, as well as Orlando City’s corporate partners.  Benefits include networking opportunities and events, discounts to host events at OCSC’s City Pub, recognition on the City Alliance webpage and directory listing, and many more.

Festival of Trees Tickets On Sale Now

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Festival of Trees: “Tis the Season” Opens

November 15 at the Orlando Museum of Art

Tickets now on sale for Central Florida’s favorite Holiday Tradition!

Elaborately decorated and themed trees will showcase timeless holiday traditions. 

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex: Trip and Meteorite Giveaway

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Astronomy Magazine and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Present Great Balls of Fire Trip and Meteorite Giveaway

 

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and Astronomy Magazine are partnering to host the Great Balls of Fire Contest, giving away a 9.6-pound authentic meteorite collectable and a space adventure trip for four to the Visitor Complex.

The Great Balls of Fire Contest celebrates the new Great Balls of Fire interactive exhibit at the Visitor Complex, which allows guests to discover the risks that asteroids, comets and meteorites present planet Earth.

Universal Orlando Resort Third Day Free Offer Returns

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Universal Orlando Resort announces the return of the popular 3rd day free offer

for U.S. and Canada residents

Universal Orlando Resort announced the return of the resort’s popular 3rd Day Free Offer for U.S. and Canada residents - giving them a third day FREE with the purchase of a 2-day park ticket. This offer gives visitors even more time to enjoy the trip of a lifetime to Universal Orlando’s two theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure and enjoy all-new experiences, including the awe-inspiring The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, the incredible journey between London and Hogsmeade aboard the Hogwarts Express, the blockbuster attraction TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D and Springfield, home of America’s favorite animated family “The Simpsons.”

LEGOLAND Florida Salutes Military Veterans

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Free Admission for Military Veterans at LEGOLAND Florida Resort

LEGOLAND salutes military veterans with free admission Nov. 1-23, family discounts available

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is proud to offer free admission to military veterans of the United States Armed Forces with appreciation days leading up to Thanksgiving in the month of November. From Nov. 1-23, veterans will receive free admission to LEGOLAND Florida, along with 50 percent off tickets for up to six accompanying guests to experience the Park’s more than 50 rides, shows and attractions.

PhotoKey Launches At Busch Gardens Tampa

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Busch Gardens Launches PhotoKey: A new photo sharing program in the Park

PhotoKey Allows Guests to Collect, View and Share Photos Instantly


Busch Gardens Tampa has launched PhotoKey, a new photo sharing program that allows guests to collect, view and share their unforgettable in-park experiences. PhotoKey users can collect photos using their PhotoKey card and view and share photos instantly with the PhotoKey mobile app.

Guests can purchase PhotoKey online at buschgardens.com or at any photo station inside the park and take advantage of photo opportunities at most roller coasters, the park entrance, with roaming photographers or even on a Serengeti Safari.

Holocaust Memorial Resource And Education Center Of Florida Hosts Civil Rights Series

Holocaust Memorial Resource And Education Center Of Florida

Holocaust Memorial Resource And Education Center Of Florida: Looking Back and Moving Forward with Central Florida Civil Rights

Collaboration and education were instrumental in moving forward early Civil Rights efforts, which is why The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida has brought together institutions and individuals throughout Central Florida to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and join in examining the impact of this landmark legislation.

Through a series of exhibits, films, drama and community presentations throughout Central Florida, the reflect on the progress that has been made with civil rights, as well as encourage important conversations about issues that remain to be addressed in hopes to move forward and challenge bigotry and intolerance in all of its forms.

Orlando City SC 2015 Fan Advisory Meeting Announcements

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Orlando City Schedules First 2015 Fan Advisory Council Meeting, Announces Initial Members

 

Orlando City SC announced it has scheduled the first meeting of the 2015 Fan Advisory Council (F.A.C.) for October 13, 2014.  The meeting will take place at the Club’s offices.

The F.A.C represents a comprehensive cross-section of Orlando City’s fan base and is comprised of some of City’s most avid supporters.  It will be tasked with providing instrumental feedback and input on a variety of topics, ensuring the best possible fan experience throughout the 2015 season.

Full Sail University Announces 6th Annual Hall Of Fame Class

Full Sail University Hall of Fame 2014

Full Sail University Announces 6th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Class

Full Sail University is proud to announce the 2014 Full Sail University Hall of Fame induction class comprised of six graduates recognized for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment, media, and the arts. The induction of this new class of honorees will occur during Full Sail’s 6th Annual Hall of Fame Week, which will be held in early 2015.

The 6th Annual Hall of Fame schedule will include a weeklong series of campus-wide events featuring VIP speaking engagements, guest lectures, and concerts – including several events that will be open to the public – culminating in an induction ceremony to celebrate and recognize this latest class of inductees. 

SeaWorld Orlando Works With Local Eye Clinic For Penguins

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A rockhopper penguin has his eyes examined by the veterinarian.

SeaWorld Orlando Veterinary & Aviculture Teams Work with Local Animal Eye Clinic to Remove Cataracts from Four Penguins

 

A total of four SeaWorld Orlando penguins — one rockhopper and three gentoo – are healing nicely after receiving a specialty surgery on August 28, 2014 to remove cataracts at Animal Eye Associates in Maitland, Fla. The surgery was performed by veterinary ophthalmologist Dr. Heidi Denis, who specializes in animal ophthalmology.

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Space Shuttle Atlantis

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Space ShuttleAtlantisSM with Atlantis Astronaut Adventure October 9

 

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the $100-million Space Shuttle AtlantisSM attraction with Atlantis Astronaut Adventure on Thursday, Oct. 9 featuring 12 NASA astronauts, all of whom flew on the historic orbiter.

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex: Upcoming Launches

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex guests at the Apollo/Saturn V Center inside Kennedy Space Center experienced the unforgettable sights, sounds and earth-shaking vibrations of an Atlas V rocket launch last week. United Launch Alliance launched the Atlas V rocket carrying a classified CLIO satellite for the U.S. Government.

I don’t think I could have ever expected that,” said Villa Collins visiting from San Jose, California. “I was extremely excited from the beginning but the anticipation to actually see it light up, feel the growl and just the amazing fact that I got to see a launch was the best experience I’ve had in a lifetime.”