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The Lake Mary Lifeline

The Lake Mary Lifeline

Get the latest Lake Mary news and find out what’s happening all around Seminole County from the most recent Lake Mary Life articles.

Let's Buddy Up

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The Buddy Up Tennis program based at Red Bug Lake Park in Casselberry gives players with Down syndrome the chance to make friends and have fun, but the volunteers who run it get so much more.

His Own Claim to Fame

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Hall of Fame athletes have it, the intangible that separates them from other elite players and helps them transcend the game itself. Longwood’s Coury Knowles has his own version of it, too, and though he never took the field, he earned a rightful place with his teammates in the UF Baseball Hall of Fame

"Art Should Be Available to Everybody"

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In Seminole County, several visual art groups bring color and creativity to the community on a regular basis. Here we showcase three of these groups – one a relative newcomer, while the other two have been around for decades. All three are brimming with talented artists who encourage and support each other as they help make our world a more beautiful place.

The Big Band Era Lives!

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...And it resides right here in our community. Meet the modern-day big band leaders who are sharing The Great American Songbook with new generations of music lovers.

Act II

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Retirement is not for everybody, and it just didn’t work out for two local go-getters who found fulfilling new careers after their traditional working days were done

The Heart of a Star

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This young Winter Springs actress is traveling the world to promote her hit movie and shine a new light on homelessness right here in our community

Humans Of Seminole County

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Over the past few months, our staff members have captured and collected snapshots of locals who are out and about having fun (some even caught reading our magazine!) in our Lake Mary, Altamonte-Wekiva Springs, and Oviedo-Winter Springs communities. Take a look at our “Humans Of” pictorial and see if you recognize any of your neighbors!

Our Favorite Vacation Memories

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Summer vacations. What families (especially kids) look forward to all year. Days filled with no routine, junk food, fun excursions, outdoor activities, and lots of cable. Here are a few of our staff's favorite family vacation memories (complete with some throwback photos!) for you to enjoy.

Back 2 School Fairs

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Seminole County goes back to school August 10th! Check out some of these fun, helpful, and educational Back-2-School Fairs coming up over the next several weeks.

Great Scott- we met Lea Thompson at the Enzian

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Whenever I go to a bridal shower and they have that activity where you write down a date night idea for the couple, I always write “Go to the Enzian.” It is by far our favorite movie theater. For movie buffs, the Enzian play classics. For those who like independent films, it’s the only place in town you can see them. The theater even boasts one of the best restaurants and bars in town – Eden Bar. This week, the Enzian is hosting the Florida Film Festival.

Local Costume Designer Creates a Transformation for the Stage

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In the January/February issue of Lake Mary Life, Rebekah Grier wrote about costume designer Sumalee Eaton's transforming dress for the show Cinderella at Seminole High School. After seeing the dress on YouTube, a high school in California called Sumalee to create a dress for them, and flew her out to see the show on stage.

Lake Mary Life Christmas Giveaway

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Lake Mary Life Magazine is giving away 4 free tickets to Orlando Shakespeare's production of Every Christmas Story Ever Told. To win, just comment below with your favorite Christmas movie. We'll draw a winner on Wednesday. Good luck!

Longwood Dad Becomes Permanent Lead Singer For Chicago

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One of our most popular recent articles was about Longwood musician, Jeff Coffey. Jeff had put his music career to the side for over a decade to be home with his two sons Chase and Bryce. When opportunity knocked, Jeff answered, and filled in as lead singer/bass player for the band Chicago on their summer tour. Recently, the band announced that Jeff would be a permanent member of the band. He recently started on another tour with Chicago and the famous band Earth, Wind, and Fire.

Dad Rocks

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Now on a world tour with the iconic band Chicago, Longwood’s Jeff Coffey went from work-at-home dad to rock ‘n’ roll front-man almost overnight