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BLACK HISTORY MOVIE MATINEE

Lee Daniels’ “The Butler” (PG-13) will be shown Friday, Feb. 14, from 2 - 4:30 p.m. at the West Osceola Library WO Multipurpose Room, 305 Campus St., Celebration. Explore through film the moving stories of African American history and culture

WHAT Black History Movie Matinee

WHEN Friday, Feb. 14; 2 - 4:30 p.m.

WHERE West Osceola Library WO Multipurpose Room 305 Campus St., Celebration

COST Admission is free

DAILY

THURSDAY

FEB. 6

HISTORY OF AFRICAN JEWELRY MAKING

Travel to Africa as you learn about the history of African jewelry making and handcraft your very own wood beaded bracelets. All supplies provided. St. Cloud Library STC Fisk Room, second floor; 3 -4:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

FEB. 7

FRIDAY NITE MUSCLE CAR SHOW & CRUISE

Old Town invites show-quality muscle and high-performance cars and trucks from 1964 and newer and classics from 1983 and older to join others in the ultimate display of engine power. Old Town Kissimmee, 5770 W. U.S. Highway 192, Kissimmee.

IDIGNITY OSCEOLA EVENT

IDignity was created to assist the disadvantaged in Central Florida to navigate the complexities of obtaining their personal identification. Kissimmee Christian Church, 415 N. Main St., Kissimmee.

KUA TO HOST FREE MOVIE IN THE PARK

In partnership with the city of Kissimmee, The event will feature Disney’s 2019 animated musical film, The Lion King. Fun activities for the kids, and an opportunities to learn how to lower their monthly electric bills. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Onsite concessions will be available. Veterans Lawn of Kissimmee Lakefront Park. Activities begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the movie at 7 p.m.

SATURDAY

FEB. 8

ARTIST SATURDAY SERIES

Osceola History will feature local high school student Nevaeh Hardeman as part of the Artist Saturday series. Hardeman will draw and share her work with visitors. Th e Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum is located at 4155 W. Vine Street; 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Free admission.

COMMUNITY YARD SALE

Oak Street Park & Community Center, 717 N. Palm Ave., Kissimmee. Do you have some old stuff to sell? Rent a table for our yard sale. You must be 18 or older. Fee: $15/table

SUNDAY

FEB. 9

11TH ANNUAL MUSIC AND BIKE FEST

There will be live music, car show, poker run, 50/50 drawing, superheroes and food. The event will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Downtown St. Cloud; 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more information, Traudi Rayzor at 407-460-1072.

AN EVENING WITH JODI BENSON

Give Kids The World & The DIS Presents: An Evening with Jodi Benson. Jodi Benson, voice of Ariel from “The Little Mermaid,” sings and shares behind the scenes stories of thi beloved character. For tickets or for more information, go to https://allevents.in/kissimmee/ an-evening-with-jodibenson/200018495330137

FRIDAY

FEB. 14

MOVIE AT THE LAKEFRONT

The February movie is “The Addams Family,” rated PG. It’s free. St. Cloud Lakefront, 1104 Lakeshore Blvd.; 6 - 8:30 p.m. The movie will begin at sundown.

SUNDAY

FEB. 16

SILVER SPURS SHOWDOWN

Silver Spurs Showdown is going to be a truck, jeep, car, SXA, and ATV show. This event will have an assortment of trophy classes to win. Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Ln, Kissimmee; 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, go to https://allevents.in/ kissimmee/silver-spursshowdown/200018371048915

TUESDAY

FEB. 18

AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS

The AARP Driver Safety Program’s Smart Driver Course helps participants refine driving skills and develop safe driving habits. Osceola Council on Aging, 700 Generation Point, Kissimmee; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration required, call 321-895-4017. Cost is $15 for AARP members; $ 20 for nonmembers. Upon completion of the course, Florida drivers 55 or older may be eligible for vehicle insurance discounts.

FRIDAY

FEB. 21

WINE 101 CLASS

Presented by Osceola History, the class will provide tips for selecting and tasting different six wine varieties. Refreshments will be served. The museum will open at 6 p.m. for guests to tour the museum and see the “Celebrate” exhibit. Registration is $20 for Osceola History members and $25 for non-members. Must be at least 21 years of age to participate. Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, 4155 W. Vine Street, Kissimmee; 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Register online at www.osceolahistory.org. For more information, email mia@osceolahistory.org or call 407-396-8644, ext. 3.

SATURDAY

FEB. 22

BARBECUE AT OLD NARCOOSSEE SCHOOLHOUSE A barbecue meal of pulled pork

A barbecue meal of pulled pork or chicken sandwich with two sides is $8. A barbecue meal of three ribs with two sides is $10. Baked goods sold separately. Old Narcoossee Schoolhouse, 5026 Yukon St., Narcoossee; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Questions? Contact us at narcoossee history.org or 407-595-6727.

ONGOING

NEW START HOUSING PARTNERS, INC.

A nonprofit organization with a mission to impact the lives of low-income individuals and families. The home improvement store and donation center offers gently used furniture, appliances, building materials and more. Hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Sunday. 2340 N. Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee.Call 407-343-1910.

ONCOLOGY RESOURCES

Providing cancer patients with free wigs and prosthetic undergarments. Visit the Oncology Resource Room at Osceola Regional Medical Center (700 W. Oak St., Kissimmee). Call 407-518-3524 for an appointment.

OSCEOLA COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA

The Orchestra is seeking musicians. Meets every Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Cloud Senior Center (3101 17th St., St. Cloud). For more information, email OsceolaOrchestra@gmail.com.

OSCEOLA COUNTY REPUBLICAN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Come and meet your fellow Republicans. Meets the first Thursday of each month. Elks Lodge, 1655 Kings Highway, Kissimme. Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.

OSCEOLA FEDERATED REPUBLICAN WOMEN

Meets the fourth Tuesday of every month. Downtown Kissimmee area. Meeting begins at 6:30 pm. Contact Marina Lewis 207-712-6708 for information. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

OVEREATER’S ANONYMOUS

Do you overeat, binge, purge or starve yourself? There is hope. We meet every Friday. This is not a diet program. We have no dues or fees. REBOS Clubhouse, 1614 Orange Ave., St. Cloud; 11 a.m. Call 845-325-2031 or visit http://www.oacfi.org/ for local information.

OVEREATER’S ANONYMOUS

Open to anyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. Meetings are conducted in English; some materials are available on Spanish. Meets every Monday at 7 p.m. in main office at 1485 Mill Slough Road, Kissimmee (Casa de Fe y Benedicion).

PIONEER DAY SEEKING ARTISANS, CRAFTERS

The 28th Annual Pioneer Day seeking crafters, artisans and growers to participate in its Pioneer Market on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek Regional Park, Kissimmee. Vendor spaces, are 12 x 12 at $30 each. Email info@narcoosseehistory.com or call 407-595-6727 for forms. All proceeds go to preserving and sharing Osceola county history.

REPUBLICAN GUN CLUB OF CENTRAL FLORIDA

Meets third Tuesday of every month at the Elks Lodge, 1655 Kings Highway, Kissimmee. Eat, meet-andgreets at 5:30 p.m.; the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Call Vicky Wells at 407-892-8695.

THE RETIRED EDUCATORS

Retired Educators of Osceola County. Open to educators from anywhere, meets the second Friday of the month Sept-May usually at Barney Veal Senior Center. Contact ginger40@earthlink.net for information.

SHINE - UNBIASED MEDICARE COUNSELING

October through March there is a counselor on duty at Osceola Council on Aging - first and third Tuesday of the month; St. Cloud Community Center - second and fourth Tuesday of the month; Hart Memorial Library - second Wednesday of the month. All sessions run from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 407- 514- 1823

ST. CLOUD BRIDGE CLUB

Every Monday and Friday from noon to 3 p.m., 701 Ohio Ave., St. Cloud. All level and skill bridge players are welcome. Call 407-456-1640.

ST. CLOUD LINE DANCE CLUB

Classes for absolute beginners to intermediate levels. Mondays from 2-5 p.m. and Thursdays from 5:30- 9 p.m., at the St. Cloud Community Center, 3101 17th St., St. Cloud. Call John Dutt at 407-744-1700.

SUPPORT GROUP FOR SENIORS

A support group for people who suffer with bipolar disorder, depression and PTSD. Meets second Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m., additional sessions may be added due to volume. Call Roseanna Raymond for more information at 407-873-5502.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FOR THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER: HEALING TOUCH

Located in St. Cloud, working with special needs children and adults on horseback. Duties include side walking, horse lead, barn, tack and property maintenance, help with fundraisers and more. Ages 14 and up. Retired folks welcome. Call 407-405-7850.

ORMC AUXILIARY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Osceola Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, located on Oak Street in Kissimmee, and composed of men and women over 18, is looking for volunteers. They need help in various positions, including the gift shop. Interested, call the director, Liz Galarza, at 407-518-3907.

UNITED WE STAND - CENTRAL FLORIDA A REPUBLICAN CLUB

Join us in learning the U. S. Constitution and meeting area Republicans. Meets the second Wednesday of each month. Celebration Town Hall, 851 Celebration Ave., Celebration; 6:30-7:30 p.m. Letter writing at 6 p.m.