| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Orlando theme parks and attractions this week feature flowers and a packed schedule of musical performances.
+ The 20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival kicks off Wednesday. The event is amping up the food portion of the event with 12...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:35 PM
A lot of people complain about absentee fathers in our society. Few people do anything about it.
For going on seven years, Haki Nkrumah has been one of the exceptions.
In 2006, the New York transplant -- and father -- put his own life on hold to...
| Jun 7, 2013
Sunday, June 9
Talking genealogy Wanda Franklin, director of the Columbia Family History Center and mother of three adopted children, will host a presentation on "Searching for Birth Parents: Some Experiences and Resources" at 3 p.m. at the Church of...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:22 AM
A new exhibit at the Orange County Regional History Center flashes back to the early days of Universal Orlando and demonstrates the relentless churn of theme-park entertainment.
"A Year in the Life: Backstage to Onstage at Universal Orlando Resort"...
| Feb 8, 2013
The Columbia Maryland Family History Center will host an open house from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at 4251 Columbia Road in Ellicott City. See what resources are on hand to help assist in family history research. Also, the center gives...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Father's Day is coming soon. If you're still looking for ideas for someplace to take dear ol' dad for the day, check out these attractions that are FREE for Dad! Select venues start deals early.
(Please check back all week, as we will be updating our...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Family Fun Day with KWCH 12
Make Saturday, June 29 a family fun day and meet your favorite KWCH 12 personality. Participating museums and zoos are taking 60% off admission from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Plus, we are giving away a gift basket at each...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:18 PM
I enjoy the names given to objects folks collect: Disney fans gather Disneyana; aficionados of old Florida seek Floridiana. A few years ago, Orlando graphic designer Rick Kilby found himself on a search for "Poncebilia"—images of Ponce de León,...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:21 PM
If you came here from somewhere else, you're nothing special. In Metro Orlando, fewer than a third of us are native Floridians. In Osceola County, it's less than a fourth.
The U-Hauls, moving vans and overloaded pickups with out-of-state plates arrive...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:04 AM
This month, you can visit Florida's oldest children's museum and more than a dozen other South Florida cultural attractions for free. Broward Attraction and Museums Month (BAMM) kicks off Saturday, offering free entry to 16 museums and attractions when...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Broward Attractions & Museum Month (BAMM) kicks off Saturday where you can join one South Florida museum or cultural attraction and get in to 16 others for free.
Best part: If you're already a member of one, you can enjoy the others for free all month...