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Spanish comedy at Teathron

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 9:55 am

Teathrón presents the comedy “Educando a esos hijos de pueblo” (Educating these sons of the people) the “chronicles of a frustrated professor,” by Milton Javier Saturday at 8 p.m. Teathrón is located at 11709 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando. Tickets are $17. For more information, call 407-202-0232.
Scholarship application workshops
Valencia College offers workshops to apply for scholarships and financial aid for university studies and special supports for DACA and TPS beneficiaries. The workshops will be taught in English and Spanish today at 7 p.m. at Poinciana High School – Media Center (2300 S. Poinciana Boulevard, Kissimmee) and Saturday at 9 p.m., at Osceola Campus – Room 4-105 (1800 Denn John Lane, Kissimmee). For more information, visit Tinyurl.com/scholarshipworkshops, call 407-582-4212 or email jcruz 95@valenciacollege.edu.
Employment fairs
Universal Orlando will host a job fair to hire more than 1,700 new employees and 400 lifeguards to its new water park, Volcano Bay, which opens this summer.
The entertainment complex has jobs available in the areas of meal preparation, kitchen helpers, security, lifeguards, cleaning, parking, transportation and sales agents.
The job fair for lifeguards will be Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in its Human Resources office. Those interested can fill out their applications through the website www.UniversalOrlando
Jobs.com.
Meanwhile, the CFHLA hotel organization will hold other job fair on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Orange County Convention Center.
Remembering Puerto Rican composer Rexach
Puerto Rican actress and singer Sharon Riley, daughter of composer Sylvia Rexach, presents “Remembering Sylvia Rexach.” She will be accompanied by pianist Jaime Umpierre. It will be at Cultura Viva, 207 N. Goldenrod Drive, suite 500, Orlando, Saturday at 8 p.m. For ticket information, call 407-953-5185.
Clemente collection
Curator and local resident Miguel Quiroz, shares his private baseball collection that honors the caliber of men such as Roberto Clemente, who went beyond racial boundaries, breaking records and building the appreciation of baseball fans everywhere at the Poinciana Library Multipurpose Room, 101 North Doverplum Ave., Kissimmee. On Monday at 6 to 8 p.m. visitors can meet with Quiroz at the exhibit center. It ends Jan. 31.
Looking for Hispanic volunteers at schools
AmeriCorps/VISTA is recruiting volunteers from the community to mentor and tutoring students in Kissimmee. The student enrollment at KES is over 74 percent Hispanic, with a considerable number of them learning English as their second language. If you want to be a volunteer, call Philip Jackson, AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Coordinator at his email philip.jackson@hfuw.org. For more information, visit http://www.hfuw.org.
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