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Community Service Day
New Covenant Baptist Church of Orlando will be hosting a Community Service Day, in conjunction with Feed The Hungry: November 8th from 8:00a.m.-1:00p.m. Free Hot Breakfast will be served along with Free Giveaway of household items, clothing and shoes for adults. Please contact Sis. Audra Turner with the Special Initiatives Ministry at 407-425-3001.

New Covenant Baptist Church of Orlando Month Events
Jamaica Missions Trip Nov. 7th-12th. Missions Emphasis Week Nov. 10th-15th. Fall Revival Nov.18th & 19th. Haiti Missions Packing Gifts Nov. 20th. Thanksgiving Day Fellowship Feast Nov.28th. For more information call 407-425-3001.

Dr. Phillips Charities presents a free outdoor family concert in memory of Della Phillips with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestraat 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 9 at Seneff Arts Plaza at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. This program is sponsored by Dr. Phillips Charities honoring the legacy of Della Phillips. She was an accomplished musician with a deep passion for sharing the arts with the Central Florida community. For more information regarding the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra or this special performance, please call 407.770.0071 (The Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) or visit

Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday
The City of Ocoee will honor those who served to protect freedom at its annual Veterans Day Ceremony. The event will be held on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11 a.m., Ocoee Lakeshore Center, 125 North Lakeshore Drive. The ceremony will feature remarks from Dr. Barbara Gannon, a veteran of the U.S. Army. There will be music from the Ocoee Middle School band and flag presentations by the Ocoee Police and Fire Department Honor Guards. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony. For more information, please call 407-905-3100.

2019 Florida Blue Florida Classic To Air Nov. 23 At 3:30 p.m. On ESPNews  
Annual HBCU rivalry game had been televised on ESPN Classic since 2007. The Florida Blue Florida Classic will be televised at a new time and on a new network this season, as ESPN and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference announced Monday that the 2019 edition of the annual rivalry game between Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman University will air Saturday, Nov. 23, at 3:30 p.m. on ESPNews. Ticket information and additional details regarding the 2019 Florida Blue Florida Classic will be released at a later date. For more on the game, visit

Scholarship Opportunity for Eligible Orlando Students
A1 Auto Transport, a car shipping and moving company is opening up its scholarship award program to eligible students in or near Orlando, Florida. For students to qualify, they must have enrollment at an accredited college, university or trade school. A grade point average of 3.0 or higher is also necessary. To enter, students must complete an essay relevant to the auto transport industry in 1,000 words or more. Each essay will be reviewed by A1’s appointed Scholarship Committee. Plagiarized essays or previously published content are not tolerated. Students can submit their essays to along with their full name, phone number, mailing address, email address, and the name of their school. The deadline for essay submissions is March 10, 2020. At this time, the Scholarship Committee will review each essay and announce all winners on the website by the end of March 2020. Winning students will also receive email notification. To learn more about this great opportunity, go to

Disney Junior Holiday Party | November 24
Disney Junior is coming back to Orlando, this time to throw a holiday party your kids will always remember. The live concert features favorite tunes with Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Vamparina, Doc McStuffins and many more—plus a very special visit from Santa Claus.

47th Annual Performance of Handel’s Messiah 
Handel’s Messiah is widely regarded as one of the finest and most well-known classical music works ever written. The opportunity for the people of our community to experience a world-class presentation of this masterwork is priceless. Messiah Choral Society invites you to the 47th Annual Performance – free admission – no tickets required. Messiah Choral Society led by Dr. John Sinclair, Music Director and Conductor for over 30 years, local professional orchestra, professional soloists and 100 plus volunteer choir. Sunday, December 1, 2019, 3 PM at Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston St., Orlando

The Nutcracker Family | December 14 & 21
Orlando Ballet’s annual production of The Nutcracker returns to Dr. Phillips Center. This cherished holiday tradition is a one-hour version of the show that is perfect for all ages. Join Clara and friends on December 14 & 21 and enjoy awe-inspiring costumes and sets, Tchaikovsky’s famous score and Orlando Ballet’s performers live from Walt Disney Theater.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert | December 28 & 29
Join us for a fourth year at Hogwarts in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert. Relive the magic of the Triwizard Tournament on the big screen in high definition, accompanied by music performed by a life symphony orchestra.

Disney’s Aladdin | January 22-February 9
Discover a whole new world at Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.  Orlando native Michael James Scott is making his Dr. Phillips Center debut in his award-winning portrayal as Genie. 

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live | January 26
Emmy Award–winning PBS KIDS television series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood comes to the Bob Carr Theater in January 2020. Come share a new adventure in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe with Daniel Tiger, O the Owl, Miss Elaina, Katerina Kittycat, Prince Wednesday and friends. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live is perfect for preschoolers, parents and grandparents alike.

Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 | March 1
Young fans and their families are in store for even more adventure on the creature trail when the world-famous Kratt Brothers hit the road with an all-new stage adventure. Wild Kratts® LIVE 2.0 – Activate Creature Power® is based on the Emmy-nominated hit PBS KIDS series.