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Winter Garden Briefs 08.07.14
+ City giving away school supplies Saturday
The city of Winter Garden will host the Annual West Orange County Back to School Give Away from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Jessie Brock Community Center, 310 N. Dillard St. Backpacks and school supplies will be given to hundreds of needy students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
Event organizers are seeking donated backpacks, pencils, pens, paper, folders and other school supplies. Sites to drop off donations include The West Orange Times, 720 S. Dillard St., Winter Garden.
+ Church showing “God’s Not Dead”
Temple Free Will Baptist Church invites the community to join members this Sunday, Aug. 10, for a showing of the recent Christian film, “God’s Not Dead.” Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served at 5 p.m., and the movie will start at 6.
For more information, go to www.templefwb.org or call (407) 656-7715. The church is at 1208 E. Story Road, Winter Garden.
+ Dean’s list
Nathan Roberson, a junior at Columbia University in New York, was named to the spring semester dean’s list.
He is the son of Lynda Roberson of Winter Garden and Rusty Roberson of Minneola and the grandson of Jimmy and Gale Mackey of Altoona and Eloise Roberson of Winter Garden and the late Clyde Roberson.
+ Learn city’s history at library talk
Kay Cappleman, director of education for the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, will speak at the Winter Garden Library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21. She will present an informative discussion of the ups and downs of the city of Winter Garden’s 110-year history. The community is invited.
+ Catch a flick at Garden Theatre
There are just a few more weeks for the Garden Theatre’s 2014 Summer Movie Series. All movies begin at 7 p.m., and tickets are $5 general admission.
• Thursday Vintage Favorites — “Bride of Frankenstein” on Aug. 7, “The Great Escape” on Aug. 14 and “High Noon” on Aug. 21.
• Friday Cult Classics — “Wayne’s World” on Aug. 8, “Clue” on Aug. 15 and “Batman” on Aug. 22.