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2014 12 08 Informational 201 2015 Community Events Calendar COMMISSION AGENDA Informational X Consent ITEM 201 Public Hearings g Regular December 08, 2014 KS CC Regular Meeting City Manager Department REQUEST: The Parks and Recreation Department wishes to provide the City Commission with our 2015 Winter Springs Community Events Calendar. SYNOPSIS: The purpose of this item is to inform the City Commission about the schedule of our 2015 Community Events. CONSIDERATIONS: The schedule for the calendar year 2015 Scottish Highland Games, Father Daughter Dance, Babe Ruth Opening Day, Spring Family Festival, July 4th Celebration of Freedom, Hometown Harvest, Artoberfest, Veteran's Day Memorial Ceremony and Winter Wonderland are as follows: ........................................................ .................................................................................................... :Saturday, January 17th :Scottish Highland Games (ticketed event) :Sunday, January 18th ',Central Winds Park Friday February 6th Father and Daughter Dance Winter Springs Senior Center :Winter Springs Babe Ruth Baseball and Softball, :Saturday, February 21st ',Spring Season Opening Day Ceremony ',Central Winds Park ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________w Saturday March 28th ',Spring Family Festival W inter Springs Town Center ww Springs wwwwwwwww Informational 201 PAGE 1 OF 2- December 08,2014 Saturday July 4th lCelebration of Freedom ECentral Winds Park ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1H Harvest 'Saturday, October 12th ometown E inter Springs Town Center ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 'Saturday, October 17th Artoberfest Art Festival E 'Sunday, October 18th Winter Springs Town Center E ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Wednesday November I Ith 'Veteran's Day Memorial Ceremony E , Winter Springs Veteran's Memorial (Town Center) ............................................... .................................................................................................................................................. W inter Wonderland 1 E 'Saturday, December 5th KHoliday Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting eeth Elementary to Winter Springs Town Center ...................................... .................................................... FISCAL IMPACT: Funds are budgeted in FY15 budget line code 72-7400-510140 for public safety. Event costs are budgeted in program promotional accounts and sponsorships/donations/vendor fees are collected. COMMUNICATION EFFORTS: This Agenda Item has been electronically forwarded to the Mayor and City Commission, City Manager, City Attorney/Staff, and is available on the City's Website, LaserFiche, and the City's Server. Additionally, portions of this Agenda Item are typed verbatim on the respective Meeting Agenda which has also been electronically forwarded to the individuals noted above, and which is also available on the City's Website, LaserFiche, and the City's Server; has been sent to applicable City Staff, Media/Press Representatives who have requested Agendas/Agenda Item information, Homeowner's Associations/Representatives on file with the City, and all individuals who have requested such information. This information has also been posted outside City Hall, posted inside City Hall with additional copies available for the General Public, and posted at five (5) different locations around the City. Furthermore, this information is also available to any individual requestors. City Staff is always willing to discuss this Agenda Item or any Agenda Item with any interested individuals. RECOMMENDATION: Staff requests the City Commission receive and review the information provided in this Agenda Item. ATTACHMENTS: Attachment A- 2015 Community Events Calendar Informational 201 PAGE 2 OF 2- December 08,2014 j7irealbn WinteIncorporated Parks an Scottish Highland Games Hometown Harvest -January 17th/Central Winds Park/8am-1Opm -October 12th/W.S.TownCenter/5pm-9pm -January 18th/Central Winds Park/gam-6pm NARVE ST The Hometown Harvest is a The Central Florida Scottish Highland fall themed event that cap- 9�atur�c��.,lgct�$�o�oPtK Games offers a unique cultural experi- n, tures the essence of a small ence for all to enjoy. Area Scottish clans town. Free pumpkin painting and societies gather to compete in rig- for the kids and hayrides for the entire family are always orous athletic events, dancing and piping to celebrate their a huge hit. Vendors will be on hand selling fantastic food rich heritage. Sponsored by the Scottish-American Society of and drinks. Live country music and a live line dancing Central Florida and The City of Winter Springs,the event also performance by the Winter Springs Senior Line Dancers features live entertainment and Scottish themed vendors. For Dancers have also become an annual tradition. For more more information please visit www.flascot.com. information please call 407-327-6593 or visit our website at www.winterspringsfl.orq Father Daughter Dance - February6th/W.S Senior Center/7pm-9pm Winter Springs Festival of the/arts The Father Daughter Dance is great -October l7th/W.S Town Center/loam-5pm - opportunity for Fathers and Daugh- -October l8th/W.S Town Center/loam-5pm ters to share a lifelong memory. The Sponsored by the Oviedo-Winter dance includes a live DJ, a compli- ' OBERFEST Springs Regional Chamber of Com- mentary picture by professional pho- merce and The City of Winter Springs, tographer, free refreshments and great the event showcases 125 juried and prizes. For more information please visit invited artists. This annual festival rep- www.winterspringsfl.ora or call 407-327-6593. resents various artistic and creative personalities that comprise the greater Central Florida region Winter Springs Babe Ruth Opening Day with more than $13,000 in cash prizes awarded to participat- -February22nd/Centra/WindsPark/llam-12pm ing artists. Designed for the entire family to enjoy, a variety of food and beverages will be available for purchase plus live Play Ball! Opening day for Winter entertainment and a kid's activity area. For more information tion in Winter Springs.. Celebrate team-- Springs Babe Ruth is cherished a please visit www.wsfota.ora or call 407-278-4871. ; ' work,dedication and sportsmanship with Veteran's Day Memorial Ceremony the future citizens of Winter Springs. -November 11th/W.S Town Center/6pm-7pm Rotary Club of Winter Springs Spring Family Festival and The City of Winter Springs -March 28th/WS. Town Center/5pm-9pm - - host this annual celebration of our Enjoy all that spring has to offer at The nation's heroes.Taking place at The 4th Annual Spring Family Festival in Winter Springs Veteran Memorial the Winter Springs. The Event will fea- event offers a time to honor retired ture great live entertainment for the military servants and to remember those who have made the entire family and food and craft ven- ultimate sacrifice for freedom. For more information please dors will be on hand. There will also be a kids area with fun visit www.winterspringsfl.orn or call 407-327-6593. games for kids of all ages. For more information please visit Winter Wonderland www.winterspringsfl.ora or call 407-327-6593. -December 5th/W.S Town Center/5pm-9pm Celebration of Freedom � Celebrate the season with your -lu/y 4th/Central Winds Park/5pm-9.30pm ®i �■� neighbors at the annual Winter Celebrate your Freedom with a bang Wonderland Event. The festivities at our annual 4th of July event at Cen- kick off with one of the longest run- tral Winds Park. In addition to a world ning traditions in Winter Springs, class fireworks display the event offers the 34th Annual Holiday Parade. Following the parade is the old fashioned kids games, The Winter 12th annual Christmas Tree Lighting. There will also be free Springs got Talent competition, a diverse pictures with Santa and great holiday themed performances range of vendors, and live entertainment. For more informa- by local performers and schools. For more information please tion please visit www.winterspringsfl.orq or call 407-327-6593. visit www.wintersoringsfl.org or call 407-327-6593.