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Mar
25
Mon
Opera at the Library
Mar 25 @ 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

Opera At The Library
The Friends of the Cooper Memorial Library will host a showing of Giacomo Puccini’s opera La fanciulla del West on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 1:45 p.m. in room 108 B.
La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the West) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Guelfo Civinini and Carlo Zangarini, based on the play The Girl of the Golden West by the American author David Belasco.
Fanciulla followed Madama Butterfly, which was also based on a Belasco play. The opera has fewer of the show-stopping highlights that are characteristic of other Puccini works, but is admired for its impressive orchestration and for a score that is more melodically integrated than is typical of his previous work.
This is a free program and light refreshments will be provided during the intermission for our guests.
For more information about Opera @ the Library programs and our other special events, please visit our web presence at https://sites.google.com/site/operaatthelibrary, contact Dennis Smolarek at 352-536-2275 x2623 or email at operaatcooperlibrary@gmail.com.
The Cooper Memorial Library is located at 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont, FL 34711.

Mar
28
Thu
Music Remembrance Jazz Trio
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Cooper Memorial Library, second floor, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont, Florida 34711, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. for a jazz concert with Music Remembrance Jazz Trio. This event is free and open to the public.
Musicians are Andrea Rowlison – trombone and vocals, Bobby Koelble – guitar & vocals, Jerry Bravo – bass.
For more information about concert & the Music Remembrance Jazz Trio:
http://www.MusicRemembrance.com
Andrea@MusicRemembrance.com
(407) 312-2663
Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/c/Musicremembrance

Mar
29
Fri
Vietnam War Veterans Day
Mar 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Humana will Celebrate National Vietnam War Veterans Day March 29 in Eustis with Pinning & Proclamation Ceremony honoring Veterans. Local Veterans, families and community are invited to attend the recognition ceremony at the Southern Palms RV Resort to honor Vietnam War Veterans.
Veterans who served during the Vietnam War period are invited to attend and will receive an honorary Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin as a lasting memento of the nation’s thanks for their service.
For more information or to RSVP for the Pinning & Proclamation ceremony, please call Humana at 352.512.8981. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend.
Schedule of events for Friday, March 29, 2019, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.:
12:30-1:00 – Welcome
1:00-2:00 – Ceremony
2:00-2:30 – Refreshments, entertainment by American’s Got Talent contestant Macey Mac
The event will be held at Southern Palms RV Resort, 1 Advocado Lane, Eustis, FL. Featuring Sr. Vice Commander Chris Singh, American Legion #326, USMC/USAF, Ret., Chaplin James Nelson, USMC, Ret., Fred Thomas, USMC, Ret.
The President and Congress established the Vietnam War Commemoration program to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, and to thank and honor Vietnam-era veterans.
According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, 9 million Americans served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces during the Vietnam War; approximately 7 million are living today.
To reach these large numbers, the program has enlisted the assistance of many thousands of Commemorative Partner organizations at the local, state and national levels to conduct pinning events and activities that recognize Vietnam-era veterans and their families in their local communities.
For more on the program, visit www.vietnamwar50th.com.

Mar
30
Sat
Antique Appraisal Event
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

On Saturday, March 30th, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., the Clermont Garden Club will be holding an event for you to obtain appraisals of your antiques and collectibles as well as to try to sell any small antiques or collectibles that you may wish to bring that day. Appraisals will be provided verbally for $5 per item (no large items, furniture, coins or weapons). Items to be sold will be consigned to Clermont Garden Club for the day and CGC will retain a commission of 30% if the item is sold. For questions regarding the Antique Appraisal and Sale at the Clermont Garden Club, please email Marilyn Paone (m.paone@icloud.com).

Nature Fest
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Friends of Lake Louisa State Park presents 2019 Nature Fest on Saturday, March 30th, from 9am-2pm at Lake Louisa State Park, 7305 US 27, Clermont, FL.
This event is free with park admission which is $5 per vehicle (up to 8 people).
Nature Fest is a family friendly event on the beach of Lake Louisa. There will be live music, live animals, guided hikes, tram tours, kayaking, food trucks, vendors, exhibitors, and hands on activities for all ages. All of this on the beach of Lake Louisa under the beautiful oak trees. There are bathrooms for your comfort and a playground to let your kids/grandchildren play while you relax and listen to live music.

Haines City Community Theater Presents “Later Life”
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Haines City Community Theater will be presenting Later Life by A. R. Gurney, a romantic comedy on Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Sunday afternoons at 2:30 March 23, 24, 30, 31 and April 6 and 7. The story revolves around Austin and Ruth who have the opportunity to rekindle a past romance when they meet at a party many years later. The other guests constantly interrupt their attempt at reconnecting. Come see the cast of quirky characters and find out if Austin and Ruth find a way back to one another. The show is directed by Sally O’Quinn. Tickets are $18 and can be reserved by calling the box office at 862-421-1893.

Mar
31
Sun
Turtle Day at Trout Lake
Mar 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Trout Lake Nature Center (TLNC) is celebrating its annual Turtle Day on Sunday, March 31 from 1-3 PM. It will feature turtle educational activities and experts, visiting turtles and TLNC’s own live (rescued) turtles. TLNC is home to several species of turtles, which are active at this time of year. Wild turtles are likely to be observed in the wetlands or laying eggs along some of the trails.
The event is an opportunity for all ages to learn about Florida’s turtles and their importance to healthy ecosystems. Learn why turtles are crossing the road and how you can help. It will be held at Trout Lake Nature Center, 520 E. CR 44 in Eustis. There is no charge for admission but donations will help to feed our turtles. Refreshments will be available for donation.
At the event will be:
George Heinrich, The Big Turtle Year, George just completed his “Big Turtle Year” where he visited numerous sites accompanied by researchers in an effort to see as many species as possible during a single year. His special presentation will be from 1:30 – 2:30.
Linda Gomez, Grassy Lakes Elementary School teacher and turtle lover. Gomez opened her home to turtles needing a new home. Exotic and pet turtles often need to be rehomed, but when these turtles are older and larger finding a good home can be difficult. As a teacher, Gomez has inspired her students to learn about turtles, their habitats, importance and the challenges they face. Her students will be participating in Turtle Day.
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission’s wildlife trailer will be onsite as well and they will be available to answer turtle and other wildlife questions.

Haines City Community Theater Presents “Later Life”
Mar 31 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Haines City Community Theater will be presenting Later Life by A. R. Gurney, a romantic comedy on Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Sunday afternoons at 2:30 March 23, 24, 30, 31 and April 6 and 7. The story revolves around Austin and Ruth who have the opportunity to rekindle a past romance when they meet at a party many years later. The other guests constantly interrupt their attempt at reconnecting. Come see the cast of quirky characters and find out if Austin and Ruth find a way back to one another. The show is directed by Sally O’Quinn. Tickets are $18 and can be reserved by calling the box office at 862-421-1893.

Apr
1
Mon
Choral Caberet Performance
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Montverde Academy brings Broadway favorites to the stage in a new and enjoyable way during the Fourth Annual Choral Cabaret. Talented students will delight the audience in this unique, interactive performance that will take place on stage in the Sandra Stephens Theatre on April 1–3 at 7:00 p.m.
The theme for the 2019 Choral Cabaret is “Broadway: Before and After.” For this unique show, the audience sits at café tables on stage enjoying desserts and beverages while students perform around the guests, theatre in the round style. The music is all Broadway, ranging from very early shows like “Show Boat” to modern spectacles including “Hamilton.”
Act One “Before” delivers authentic renditions of songs from “Phantom of the Opera,” “Hairspray,” “Guys and Dolls,” “Les Miserables,” “Annie,” and more. Act Two “After,” takes the same shows and lovingly twists them into hilarious parodies, similar to the off-Broadway sensation, “Forbidden Broadway.” For example audiences will hear three famous Disney show tunes, transformed in good-natured parodies, from “Part of Your World,” to “The Belittled Mermaid;” “Beauty and the Beast,” to “Beauty’s Been Decreased;” and finally, “Be Our Guest,” becomes “Be Depressed.”
Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased by emailing Aubrey.Connelly@Montverde.org. Seating is assigned and this show always sells out early.

Apr
2
Tue
Choral Cabaret Performance
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Montverde Academy brings Broadway favorites to the stage in a new and enjoyable way during the Fourth Annual Choral Cabaret. Talented students will delight the audience in this unique, interactive performance that will take place on stage in the Sandra Stephens Theatre on April 1–3 at 7:00 p.m.
The theme for the 2019 Choral Cabaret is “Broadway: Before and After.” For this unique show, the audience sits at café tables on stage enjoying desserts and beverages while students perform around the guests, theatre in the round style. The music is all Broadway, ranging from very early shows like “Show Boat” to modern spectacles including “Hamilton.”
Act One “Before” delivers authentic renditions of songs from “Phantom of the Opera,” “Hairspray,” “Guys and Dolls,” “Les Miserables,” “Annie,” and more. Act Two “After,” takes the same shows and lovingly twists them into hilarious parodies, similar to the off-Broadway sensation, “Forbidden Broadway.” For example audiences will hear three famous Disney show tunes, transformed in good-natured parodies, from “Part of Your World,” to “The Belittled Mermaid;” “Beauty and the Beast,” to “Beauty’s Been Decreased;” and finally, “Be Our Guest,” becomes “Be Depressed.”
Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased by emailing Aubrey.Connelly@Montverde.org. Seating is assigned and this show always sells out early.