Weekend Happenings in Orlando June 17 to 19

A special edition of weekend happenings featuring fundraisers and times to honor the victims of the Pulse shooting on June 12, 2016.

Friday Pulse Events:

Benefit – Cold Keg Nightclub – 4pm – facebook.com/events/616930721805962

One Pulse – UCF Reflection Pond – 6pm – facebook.com/events/517828261750968

Avalon Park Pulse Vigil/Silent Walk – Avalon Park YMCA – 6pm – facebook.com/downtownavalonpark

‚ÄčFamily Member Fundraiser – Kokino Restaurant – 6pm – facebook.com/events/1575530432744915

Free Meditations with Beautiful Chorus – Pranic Healing Center of Central Florida – 7pm – facebook.com/events/587572861417828

Candlelight Vigil w/ Prayer at Mills 50 Vietnamese Community – 1216 E Colonial Dr. – 7pm to 8:30pm – facebook.com/events/1756635044580756

Pulse Celebration Vigil – Old Town Kissimmee – 7pm – facebook.com/events/144166329320799

Flying for Pulse – Lotus Fitness Studio – 7pm – facebook.com/events/286792895042668

Fundraiser: Uncle Lou’s Local Music Night – Mills Ave. – 8pm – facebook.com/events/1553440178293291

Orlandostrong at The Copper Rocket – The Copper Rocket Pub – 9pm – facebook.com/events/235357580182600

Fundraiser: La Fiebre Cares! – Big Lots, Orlando – 8pm – facebook.com/events/188426198225474

Ninjas for Pulse – Parkour Open Gym Benefit – Longwood, FL – 6pm – facebook.com/events/1721033518164340

Saturday Pulse Events:

Orlando Vegans Peace For Pulse Meditation – Mead Botanical Gardenm – 9am – facebook.com/events/1722472214681726

Craft Brewery Unity Crawl – Orlando – 12pm – facebook.com/events/1213400062018127

Orlando Comes Together – Lake Eola Park – 7pm – facebook.com/events/529455887238207/

CFCArts Candlelight Vigil – Central Christian Church – 7pm – cfcarts.com

Candlelight Vigil for Orlando – Walk Around the Lake – Lake Eola – 8pm – facebook.com/events/1611478495834357/

#OrlandoStrong March – Lake Eola – 8pm – facebook.com/events/1541892366120645

United We Sing – Cheers Altamonte – 9:30pm – facebook.com/events/240966292949929

Beemo at Timucua White House – 2000 S Summerlin Ave – 7:30 to 8:30pm – facebook.com/events/202029316858566

Fundraiser: Bailamos Unidos – Cuba Libre Restaurant – 10pm – cubalibrerestaurant.com

Fundraiser: Trinity Tattoo Company – 193 N US-17-92 – 12 to 10pm – facebook.com/trinitytattoocompany

We Love Orlando: A Benefit Party For The Relief Of Pulse – The Geek Easy – 12pm to 2am – facebook.com/events/793923260742059

Disney [Fans] Community #OrlandoStrong Vigil – Disney's Magic Kingdom  – 11:30pm – facebook.com/events/839804156124825

Sunday Pulse Events:

Candlelight Vigil – Newton Park · Winter Garden – 7:30pm – facebook.com/events/253753144991825/

Candlelight Vigil – Memorial at Lake Eola – 7:30pm – facebook.com/events/1611478495834357

Other Weekend Happenings:

Friday Night Concert – Uptown Altamonte – Firday – 6 to 10pm

Kick off the summer and the re-opening of Cranes Roost Park with the Greg Billings Band in this open air concert. For more info: altamonte.org

Orlando Book Festival – Orlando Public Library – Saturday – 10am to 4:45pm

It's a daylong celebration of books at the Orlando Public Library; book signings, panel discussions, writing workshops, and a keynote address from The New York Times bestselling novelist Chuck Windig—also a screenwriter and game designer. For more info: ocls.info/programs/obf

Sanford Art Walk – First Street – Saturday – 6pm to 9pm

Explore galleries and art spaces along historic downtown Sanford’s First Street between Magnolia and Sanford avenues. Discover this river town’s culture and nightlife, food and art. For more info: sanfordartwalk.com

Airplane Father's Day lunch – The Enzian – 11:30pm

Treat the dads in your life to a BBQ lunch buffet, free beer, and a fun action flick at Enzian. For more info: enzian.org

Leu Gardens Celebrates Dads – Leu Gardens – Sunday – 9am to 5pm

Explore 50 acres of botanical gardens with your dad—with free Father Day’s admission for that special guy. For more info: leugardens.org

Mascot Games – Amway Arena – Fri 12:30pm; Sat 2pm

The 23rd annual Mascot Games to benefit local children’s non-profit, New Hope for Kids, features about 30 mascots from top-tier professional and collegiate sports including the NBA, NFL, MLB, NCAA, MLS, and NHL. For more info: mascotgames.org

Summer Nights – SeaWorld Orlando – Times Vary

Nightly festivities in the theme park include a high-energy Shamu show, concerts, and late-night rollercoaster rides. Included with regular park admission. For more info: seaworldparks.com 

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