"To Orlando City Soccer Club and the best fans in Major League Soccer (MLS), welcome home!" - Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer

We had a blast today celebrating the arrival of the new stadium in Downtown Orlando. #ComingHome
Your photo of the week: Mother Nature always finds a way to shine bright.

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Look hoot (see what we did there) has found a home at Loch Haven Cultural Park.

Our Forestry team was examining a tree marked for removal when they noticed eggs in a nest of a Barred Owl about 25 feet off the ground.

The tree is now being left alone until the owlets have hatched, fledged and flown away, which should take about three months. The Forestry team will plant two new trees and is...
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Computers. TVs. Clothes. Shoes.

Bring your unwanted electronics and textile items to Festival Park Saturday and we'll properly recycle them.
With free hands-only training from the Orlando Fire Department, you can learn life-saving skills --> [ Cityoforlando.net Link ]
Art with a message: only rain down the drain.
Planted in the fall, a seedling from the 9/11 Survivor Tree from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum is already growing into a symbol of our community's strength.
Learning lifesaving skills is simple thanks to hands-only CPR training from the Orlando Fire Department.

Find out how your group can schedule training through the Take Heart Orlando program --> [ Cityoforlando.net Link ]
Join Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer for a day of learning, sharing and networking to make our community a better place.

Register now for the 2017 Neighborhood & Community Summit --> [ Cityoforlando.net Link ]
Proud that our community celebrates our diversity daily through events, organizations and museums, like the Wells' Built Museum of African American History and Culture, which helps tell the story of the African American experience in Orlando.
Free performances from Robert Randolph & the Family Band + FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS + delicious bbq available for purchase.

We'll see you tonight in Downtown Orlando for our 11th annual Blues B-Q.

City of Orlando - Your City Government

Seeking affordable, family-friendly fun this weekend?

Head to our Harry P. Leu Gardens and the kids can search for dinosaurs!
We're celebrating our community's diversity with a Black History Month art exhibit, "A Place for All People," at our Terrace Gallery at City Hall in Downtown Orlando.
We want a new flag and need your help!

A flag is more than just a symbol, it's a source of civic pride that makes people feel more connected to their city. As our community's story continues to evolve, so does the need for a visual identity that is both timeless and unique.

Create our new flag --> [ Cityoforlando.net Link ]
It's Valentine's Day!

Spread the and let your friends know what you love about Orlando.
On Saturday, head to Downtown Orlando to hear the FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS and Robert Randolph & the Family Band and enjoy some of our region's best bbq.

Our free Blues B-Q starts at 4 p.m. in front of City Hall --> [ Cityoforlando.net Link ]
It's time to get dirty... with a free backyard composter that is.

Request a composter for your home today and start reducing your landfill contribution, while also creating nutrient-rich soil --> [ Cityoforlando.net Link ]
Looks like it will be a great day to explore the SEE Art Orlando sculptures in Downtown Orlando.

Here's how you can take a self-guided walking tour --> [ Arcgis.com Link ]
Join your neighbors and help create a cooler, greener Orlando for generations to come.

Request a free tree for your home today --> [ Arborday.org Link ]
Planning on cleaning up your yard or clearing your driveway this weekend.

Bag those leaves and help ensure that our lakes remain healthy!