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Top 10 Romantic Restaurants around UCF for Valentine’s Day 2016 including Oviedo and Waterford Lakes

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The University of Central Florida, or UCF, has grown to be the second largest University in the Country and the communities in east Orlando around UCF having grown up around it with the city of Oviedo to the North, the … Continue reading

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Florida Citrus Parade in Downtown Orlando on December 30th, 2015 at 11 AM

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The Florida Citrus Parade will be held on New Years Eve in Downtown Orlando on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 11 AM. The parade is televised nationally and celebrates Orlando’s two bowl games, the Russell Athletic Bowl and the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus … Continue reading

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Light Up UCF 2015 Christmas Event at the University of Central Florida Features Ice Skating, Light Show, Outdoor Movies, and a Ferris Wheel

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Light Up UCF is the University of Cental Florida’s annual holiday event that features a free Christmas light show, outdoor ice skating, an ice slide, free outdoor movies, carolers, carnival rides, and Santa Claus. Other nights may feature a concert, … Continue reading

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UCF Homecoming Spirit Splash 2015 on October 23rd

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UCF’s Spirit Splash is the ultimate college football pep-rally finishing off the University of Central Florida’s homecoming week the day before the homecoming parade and football game. It is a tradition dating back to the mid-1990’s when a few students … Continue reading

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2015 U Can Finish 5 Miler and 2 Mile Race at UCF on October 18th

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So the running joke when I attended the University of Central Florida in the late 1990’s was that UCF stood for both “Under Construction Forever” or “U Can’t Finish”. Under Construction Forever The first slight of “Under Construction Forever” was … Continue reading

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater 2015 and 2016 Season Schedule and Preview

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Celebrating their 27th year, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater officially kicks off their 2015 and 2016 season with their annual Season Opening Gala on Sunday, September 20th, 2015 at 5 pm at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park. … Continue reading

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2015 and 2016 Orlando Repertory Childrens Theatre Season Schedule and Preview

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The Orlando Repertory Theatre is the main children’s theater in the city of Orlando that partners with the University of Central Florida (UCF) to put on professional theatrical performances to popular children’s stories. As would be expected in a city … Continue reading

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2015 UCF Football Home Schedule Featuring USF, Houston, East Carolina, UConn, FIU and more

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The UCF Knights football team will begin their third year in the American Athletic Conference with home games against FIU, Furman, UConn, Houston, East Carolina, USF . UCF Football September Home Games UCF kicks off their season on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 against FIU … Continue reading

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Theatre UCF 2015/2016 Season featuring The Importance of Being Earnest, Hair, Spunk, She Loves Me and more

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When it comes to attending and experiencing theater shows in Orlando, visitors to the area will most likely think of Disney World and it’s large-scale production stage shows like Finding Nemo at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Beauty and the Beast … Continue reading

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Horseback Riding and More in Orlando at Al-Marah Arabians in Clermont

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When it comes to new attractions and experiences in Orlando, a current trend with Orlando attractions and theme parks is to offer premium experiences to small groups that last for a half or full day. Al-Marah Arabians in Clermont is … Continue reading

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2015 Celebrity Mascot Games June 19th and 20th

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The annual Celebrity Mascot Games hits Orlando on Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 12:30 pm and Saturday, June 20th, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the Amway Center in downtown Orlando. Celebrity Mascot Games More than 30 mascots will compete in physical duels, strength competitions and … Continue reading

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Best Ideas for Things to Do on Fathers Day in Waterford Lakes including Bowling, Miniature Golf, and Restaurant Recommendations

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While Mother’s Day is traditionally a day to pamper mom and take her out for a nice meal with no cleanup afterwards, Father’s Day is about doing activities that men like to do that involves family time, activities, and maybe … Continue reading

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2015 UCF Symphony Under the Stars on April 16th Featuring the UCF Orchestra

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One of UCF’s best kept secrets is also one of the city of Orlando’s best kept secrets. The UCF Orchestra presents Symphony Under the Stars at the heart of the UCF campus at the Reflection Pond on Thursday, April 16th, … Continue reading

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2014-2015 UCF Opera Season Kickoff Event on November 15th and 16th, 2014

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The University of Central Florida Opera is kicking off the 2014-2015 season with its 10th-annual gala concert entitled “It’s a Grand Knight of Singing” on November 15th and 16th, 2014 in the Visual Arts Building on the main campus of … Continue reading

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Why Blake Bortles Should Return to UCF for his Senior Year

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Updated: January 6th, 2014 – Blake Bortles has decided to forgo his senior year at UCF to enter the NFL Draft. Thank you Blake for the most unbelievable season in UCF history. Represent UCF well in the NFL and best … Continue reading

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Junior Achievement of Central Florida and UCF Brings Leadership and Volunteers to Orlando Schools

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On November 13th, 2013, the Junior Achievement of Central Florida (JA) will host their 26th Annual Mid-Florida Business Hall of Fame at the Rosen Centre Hotel on International Drive. This year’s honorees include Laureates: Dr. John Hitt – President of … Continue reading

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2013 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Orlando at UCF on October 6th

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In 1982, Susan G. Komen started Susan G. Komen for the cure (Komen), a nationwide organization that focuses on breast cancer awareness and investment after losing her sister to breast cancer. Since its inception, Komen has invested over $1.5 billion … Continue reading

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Harlem Shake Orlando Florida Compilation

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Well now I have another reason to renew my UCF Season Football tickets this year. I have a good feeling that we will be seeing some Harlem Shaking along with Zombie Nation in 2013. Here is our compilation of Orlando … Continue reading

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