May 12--The second annual butterfly release program is Saturday in the Nunan butterfly garden at W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora.
Other activities include cake and coffee in the community room at 10 a.m.Teresa Wooddy, a Master Gardener, will talk about butterflies and their habitats at 10:30 a.m. The butterfly release is at 11:45 a.m.
Children can participate in a butterfly craft program at noon. Refreshments will be served.
The butterfly garden was a 2012 Eagle Scout project created by Nicholas Ignao and installed by Boy Scout Troop 19. The garden was dedicated to the late Ruth and Richard Nunan for their support of the library. Ruth also volunteered at the library for many years.
Major funding for the butterfly garden is provided by the Mount Dora Library Association with additional support from the Lakes and Hills Garden Club and the Garden Club of Mount Dora.
The public is welcome to the free event.
Participants may bring a camera for photo opportunities for the butterfly release.
Details: 352-735-7180, Option 5.
Charitable estate planning
The Community Foundation of South Lake will host a free seminar on charitable estate planning at noon May 21 at its office, 2150 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont.
The program speakers will be Hilgardt Lamprecht, president and senior advisor for The LifeWealth Group in Orlando, and Wade Boyette, founding partner of BNC Law Firm in Clermont.
Lunch will be provided. Space is limited. To reserve a seat, call 352-394-3818 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by May 19.
-- Lake-Sumter Grantsmanship Network's monthly membership meeting is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at United Way of Lake & Sumter Counties office, 32644 Blossom Lane, Leesburg. Bryan Williams, executive director of Community Foundation of South Lake, will be the speaker.
--The Golden Triangle Stamp Club meets at 1 p.m. the third Friday of each at W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora.
Details: Scot Cornwall, 352-217-2826.
--The Lake and Sumter National Association of Social Workers will meet for a workshop from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.May 19 in Meeting Room A of the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St.Lake County Circuit Judge Heidi Davis and Joelle Aboytes, an attorney for the Florida Department of Children and Families, will present "The Dependency System: Identifying Abuse and the Problems of Drug-Exposed Children."
One free continuing-education credit will be given for attending the workshop, which is free for members and $15 for nonmembers. All social workers and the public are welcome.
For more information email Suzanne Howard at email@example.com or call 1-800-352-6279.
-- The National Society of the United States Daughters of 1812, Land of Lakes Chapter, will meet at 10:30 a.m.May 20 at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. The chapter will celebrate its 11th anniversary by visiting Fountain Lake Park to see the bald cypress tree they planted for its first anniversary following the meeting.
Knee pain program
Florida Hospital Waterman will host "Living With Knee Pain? You May Not Have To," a free educational program.
With age, the most common cause of chronic knee problems is arthritis, which gradually damages the cartilage cushion in your knees.
Dr. Jon Radnothy, an orthopedic surgeon, will present the program from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at The Villages Center for Health, 8575 N.E. 138th Lane.
Dr. Donald Perry, an orthopedic surgeon, will repeat the program from 1 to 2 p.m.May 20 at Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1750 Hunt Trace Blvd., Clermont.
Seating is limited. Reservations are required by calling 352-253-3635.
Social media training
The Tri-County Tea Party-FL will host a social media computer training program May 20 at Mulberry Grove Recreation Center, 8445 S.E. 165th Mulberry Lane, The Villages.
Two classes will be offered -- beginners and intermediate. Participants must bring their own laptop and mouse pad. Wi-Fi will be available.
The number of classes, which will be held between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., will be based on the amount of people who sign up. Participants will be notified by email of their time slot.
The free program, which is offered by the Heritage Foundation, is open to all TCTPF members and nonmembers.
To register, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org include name, email address, phone number and computer experience.
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