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9 Things to Do This Weekend April 8 + 9



Kids Farm Festival Bring the kids out to the farm to meet baby animals. They can pick your own eggs right from the coop. Free face painting and a coloring station. Farm store will be open regular Saturday hours (9-5) and an egg sandwich will be available to purchase. Free. April 8th 10am-2pm. Lake Meadow Naturals 10000 Mark Adam Road, Ocoee.

Baby Goat Yoga Yoga in a farm pasture with baby goats. After the session, feel free to take selfies and socialize with the baby goats. After that, the baby goats get bottle-fed. Class size is limited to allow for a more intimate experience. Class Fee: $20 April 9th 10:30am-12:00pm. Wildflower Farm, 2218 Carrington Drive, Orlando. 

Spring Fever in the Garden Giant annual outdoor plant and garden show takes over the main street in downtown Winter Garden. Same day as the weekly farmers market. Free. April 8th and 9th. 9am-4pm. Plant Street, downtown Winter Garden.

Mahler 2 - Resurrection With a large orchestra and chorus, plus alto and soprano soloists, Mahler's Resurrection Symphony tells the story of life, the search for understanding and meaning, and a universal expression of hope. Tickets start at $18. Get tickets at orlandophil.org. April 8th, 8pm-11pm at Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, 401 W. Livingston Street. 

Sound Healing on a Mat in the Park End the weekend with one hour of total relaxation outside. Crystal singing bowls, didgeridoos, shanti bells, and Tibetan bowls will play in the nighttime as you meditate to their healing vibrations for one hour. Bring a mat, pillow, blanket- whatever you need to be comfortable. Free. April 9th 6:30pm-7:30pm, Mead Botanical Garden main stage, 1300 S. Denning Drive. 

An Evening with Michael Dorn Actor Michael Dorn ( Lt. Cmdr. Worf from Star Trek) will share stories from his illustrious career in an “Inside the Actor’s Studio” format hosted by Orlando Shakes Artistic Director Jim Helsinger. After the discussion, audience members will get the opportunity to participate in a brief question and answer session. Tickets are $30, 45, $60, $250. Tickets: 407-447-1700 ext. 1. April 9th. 7pm-9pm. Orlando Shakes, 812 E. Rollins Street.

Free Screening of the Film National Bird The film "National Bird" follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. The film gives rare insight through the eyes of both survivors and veterans who suffer from PTSD while plagued by guilt over participating in the killing of faceless people in foreign countries. April 9th 2pm-4pm, Winter Park Public Library, 460 E. New England Ave, Winter Park. 

Unleashed Uncorked Unframed - Jason Guy from WESH 2 News will emcee a magical evening with exemplary wines, gourmet cuisine, spectacular live and silent auctions and a private art sale during this 200-person Franklin's Friends 4th annual fundraiser.  $125 general admission includes gourmet cuisine, wine, beer, and parking. April 8th 7pm-10pm, Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton Street. 

Three Galleries Tour  Three artists lead you through three galleries as they tell you about their pieces in each gallery. The galleries include Snap Downtown, OG1 gallery and OG2 Gallery. The tour is led by artists Adam Kiefer, Peterson Guerrier, Jaime Margary, and Ya La'Ford. Free. Saturday April 8, 2-4 PM. 420 E. Church Street.
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