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Community Events

Severe Weather Awareness Week Touch-A-Truck

01/20/18 Sanford Riverwalk

Bring your family to learn how to prepare for severe weather events and other related disasters.

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Be sure to stop by the Spectrum News 13 booth to meet Chief Meteorologist Bryan Karrick and get a free gift while supplies last.

For more information call the Seminole County Office of Emergency Management at 407-665-5102.

Orange City Blue Springs Manatee Festival

01/27/18 to 01/28/18 Valentine Park, 1511 West French Avenue

Entertainment for the whole family at the Orange City Blue Springs Manatee Festival!

  • Arts and Crafts Festival
  • Manatee Viewing
  • Children's Area
  • World Famous Frisbee Dogs
  • Music and Dancing
  • And much more

Adults $8, Children $2 (children under three are free), Dogs $10

Plus be sure to stop by the Spectrum News 13 booth to meet some of your favorite anchors and meteorologists.

Pig on the Pond

03/09/18 to 02/11/18 Waterfront Park, Clermont

Pig on the Pond is an annual festival bringing fun to south Lake County for nearly 20 years.  Enjoy delicious barbecue, live entertainment, carnival rides, kids activities, fireworks, and much more.  Plus see country music star Collin Raye!  The festival is put on by Project Scholars to provide educational scholarships to support local students.  

Adults $5, Children $3 (2-6) and children under 2 are free.  

There is no on-site parking so, park at nearby lots to catch the free shuttles to the park.  

  • Shuttles 1 & 2 - Clermont Middle School
  • Shuttle 3 - Clermont Park & Ride (Hwy 27 just south of Hwy 50)
  • Shuttle 4 & 5 - Citrus Tower Professional Center (Hwy 27 and Hunt Street)

And be sure to stop by the Spectrum News 13 booth to meet all your favorite on-air personalities and get a free gift while supplies last.

A Gift For Teaching

09/01/17 to 05/31/18 Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties

A Gift For TeachingA Gift For Teaching is Central Florida's primary provider of free school supplies. More than 67 percent of students in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties can't afford school supplies, and more than 12,000 are homeless.

For every $1 donated, A Gift For Teaching can provide up to $10 worth of school supplies.

Supplies can also be donated during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.). Email B2SD@agiftforteaching.org to schedule a drop off. The top five essential items are:

  • Packs of No. 2 pencils
  • 8- or 10-count packs of washable markers
  • Pocket folders
  • 24-count crayon packs
  • Packs of loose-leaf paper

News 13 is proud to support A Gift For Teaching.


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