March 2014 News

March Updates

Shows & Events

Mardi Gras Parade in Winter Park
WHAT: We will be performing as part of the parade and will finish with a short capoeira roda. The parade will take place down New England ave. for just a few short blocks near Hannibal Square in Winter Park. We will be taking the van so if you would like to carpool please be at the academy by 5:15pm. We hope everyone can attend!
WHEN: Tuesday, March 4th (please arrive by 6:30pm)
WHERE: 511 W. New England Ave Winter Park FL

Kids Demo @ The Jewish Community Center
WHAT: The kids demo team will be doing a performance for the kids at the JJC. Please note that this performances requires a smaller group so Mestre asks that only the children in Maculele and the capoeira routine to attend. If you wish to carpool or ride in the van, we will be leaving at 4:30pm.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 12th 5:30pm
WHERE: 11184 S Apopka Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL

Whole Foods / Whole Planet Festival
WHAT: Whole Foods is hosting a family festival focusing on Health & Lifestyle benefiting their non-profit, Whole Planet Foundation. Our children and adults will be performing (kids doing demo team routines).
WHEN: Saturday, March 15th
TIME: Our performance time will be announced next week but will be roughly around 2:30pm. The festival is from 11am-5pm. We will be setup there with a table for the whole event so the more the merrier!
WHERE: Whole Foods, 8003 Turkey Lake Rd.

Art & Folk Festival
WHAT: We will be performing in the Annual Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk and Urban Art Festival once again this year.
WHEN: Saturday, March 29th
TIME: Our performance around 2:00pm. We will find out the exact time in the next week.
WHERE: 642 W New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789

Please be sure to wear the blue and white uniform!

Parents Night Out

Parents, mark your calendars because on Friday March 7th we will be having a parents night out! Drop the kids off at the academy and enjoy a night out.

We will be having a pajama party and be camping out upstairs! We will have pizza and popcorn, watching movies, playing Nintendo Wii ,and playing board games. This is a PJ party so make sure you child comes in pajamas and they can even bring a blanket / favorite stuffed animal or toy!

Here’s all the info:
Date: Friday, March 7th
Time: 7:30pm – 12:30am
Fee: $20 (1st child), $15 (2nd child), $10 (3rd child)

Note: This is a fundraiser for our 2014 graduation and all proceeds will go towards expense for the event.

Space is limited! To secure your child’s spot, please confirm with Gine by making your payment to reserve your spot.

Spring Break Camp!

Register before March 20th and receive a discounted rate of only $80 for the whole week (includes all field trips!) It will be a week of fun! The kids will be busy doing Capoeira, visiting the Central FL Zoo & Splash Park, doing art projects, playing games and so much more! Click here for more information or to register!

Do You Read Online Reviews?

We have recently changed over our Google+ page to the link here. If you connect us there, you will find pictures, video, etc.!

There is also a place to write a review about our academy. YOUR opinion matters to us and others, so we’d be really appreciative if you take a few moments to review your experience with us. To write a review, please click HERE.

Thank you and as always, we appreciate your support!

Adult Cordel Class – Reminder

Mestre will be holding a special workshop on a Saturday for each color cordel. This workshop will be from 2pm-7pm on the Saturday specified below. Below is the schedule of workshops; please make sure to save this date! Please note, there will still be regular Saturday class on these days.

Green: February 8th from 2pm -7pm
Green Yellow: February 15th from 2pm -7pm
Yellow: February 22nd from 2pm -7pm
Yellow Blue: March 8th from 2pm -7pm
Yellow Blue & Up: March 22nd from 2pm -7pm

That’s all for now folks!
Thanks for reading!

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