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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Kicks Off Week of The Family with Mayor’s Family Fun Day

Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County Parks and Recreation are kicking off the 13th annual Orange County Week of the Family with a free event for families centered on strength and unity within the home.

To start the family activities during Week of the Family, Mayor Jacobs will host the Mayor’s Family Fun Day, presented by Bright House Networks, on Saturday, November 7. This event is free and open to the public.

Event Details:

Mayor’s Family Fun Day

  • Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015
  • Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Location: Jay Blanchard Park
  • Address: 2451 N. Dean Road, Orlando, FL 32817
  • Admission: Free
  • Featuring: Carnival-like games, the Bright House Networks Entertainment Lounge, crafts hosted by VoluntEARS from Walt Disney World, food trucks and “Weird Science” demonstrations by the Orlando Science Center

“Orange County is a region built for families and by families. A day or week dedicated specifically to families strengthens not only individual homes, but the County as a whole,” said Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs. “It is our residents and their loved ones who make Orange County the best place to live, work and raise a family.”

Orange County Week of the Family is an annual observance dedicated to strengthening family relationships through education, healthy activities, fitness and community service.

For more information on this event, contact Todd Rowley, special events coordinator at Parks & Recreation, at (407) 836-6249 or e-mail

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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