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Video: Cid Stoll with “Kia” and “Fiat” rescue kittens from Canines, Cats & Cabaret 3

September 2, 2013
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Are you looking for a little psychological lift this Labor Day? We here at the Orlando Weekly are proud to provide your daily recommended cuteness-induced “Two Minutes of Awwww” with the following video. Last Sunday (8/25/13), the Orlando REP hosted Canines, Cats, & Cabaret 3, the third annual theatrical fundraiser supporting Orange County Animal...
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Wayne Casino Night to benefit the Zebra Coalition

May 18, 2013
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Wayne Casino Night to benefit the Zebra Coalition

It’s a free event but donations are encouraged, as the event will benefit the Zebra Coalition, an LGBT-leaning community resource for youth in crisis.
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Wickets to Fair Trade Croquet Tournament to benefit Ten Thousand Villages’ Learning Tour Fund

March 22, 2013
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Wickets to Fair Trade Croquet Tournament to benefit Ten Thousand Villages’ Learning Tour Fund

Saturday, March 23 – Wickets to Fair Trade Croquet Tournament 9 a.m. Winter Park Croquet Field 346 Park Avenue North, Winter Park 407-644-8464 winterpark.tenthousandvillages.com $40 per team of two We know what you’re thinking: I don’t know anything about croquet. For all you know, it’s an antiquated sport, similar to golf, that’s often associated...
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Give Them Wings to Fly Kickoff Event tonight at 310 Lakeside

January 10, 2013
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Give Them Wings to Fly Kickoff Event tonight at 310 Lakeside

Based in Winter Park, the charity exposes kids to the life-affirming effects of music, and you can help them do so by attending their kickoff event in downtown Orlando.
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Teddy Bear Toss at tonight’s Solar Bears game to benefit local charities

December 7, 2012
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Teddy Bear Toss at tonight’s Solar Bears game to benefit local charities

The furry friends will be distributed to Central Florida families through organizations such as Toys for Tots and the 106.7 FM Baby DJ Program.
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Merry Fringein’ Christmas Raises Funds for 2013 Fringe

December 4, 2012
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Merry Fringein’ Christmas Raises Funds for 2013 Fringe

Last night, local arts supporters gathered in Orlando Shakes's Margeson Theatre to celebrate a new holiday traditions. The Orlando Fringe Festival shifted this year's usual Halloween fundraiser to December, rebranding it as Merry Fringein' Christmas. Festival producer Michael Marinaccio and general manager George Wallace began by welcoming the audience, especially new United Arts CEO...
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Headdress Ball returns with theme “Twisted … An Evening Under the Rainbow”

September 21, 2012
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Headdress Ball returns with theme “Twisted … An Evening Under the Rainbow”

This black-tie soiree benefits the Hope & Help Center’s HIV/AIDS assistance programs.
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Taste of the Nation rounds up Orlando’s top restaurant chefs

August 24, 2012
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Taste of the Nation rounds up Orlando’s top restaurant chefs

It’s a fancy-schmancy way to support the 17 million American children struggling with hunger as the evening brings together more than 35 of Orlando’s culinary elite.
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Stand Up With Jered benefit concert tonight at Will’s Pub

August 15, 2012
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Stand Up With Jered benefit concert tonight at Will’s Pub

Facing outrageous price tags for the variety of services his shattered frame requires – surgery, rehabilitation, physical therapy – it only makes sense that Orlando’s ultra-charitable music scene come together to help yet another downed comrade.
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Canines, Cats and Cabaret raises $3750 for Orange County Animal Services

August 13, 2012
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Canines, Cats and Cabaret raises $3750 for Orange County Animal Services

Congrats to everyone involved in this year’s cabaret fundraiser! It’s great news for the hundreds of cats and dogs the shelter serves each year. Here’s a list of all the things your donations can fund. Be sure to like the OCAS Facebook page for almost-daily posts of adorable animals — unless you’re an animal...
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