Chapters 169 and 188 of the Korean War and Korean Service Veterans Lake County Korean War veterans will have a meet-and-greet Aug. 8 at Pat Thomas Stadium/Buddy Lowe Field, in Venetian Gardens off Dixie Avenue in Leesburg, to welcome collegiate baseball players from South Korea prior to the 6 p.m. game.
The all-star team is made up of selected league players and top college-baseball players from South Korea. The group will play a U.S. team, made up of players from the Florida Collegiate Summer League, a wood-bat league that includes the Leesburg Lightning.
A second game is 5 p.m. Aug. 10 at Pat Thomas Stadium.
All of the teams will be honored and all veterans will be recognized.
Admission is free for both games. There will be a food concession.
For more information, call 352-408-6612 or email email@example.com
Triangle Boat Club
Triangle Boat Club will have its members' social Wednesday in the clubhouse, 12001 U.S. Highway 441 on the Dead River in Tavares. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by a potluck dinner at 6:30.
The club will have a cruise on Lake Eustis to Silver Springs State Park Aug. 13. Participants should meet at the clubhouse docks at 10 a.m. Bring a picnic lunch and bathing suit. The group will return to the clubhouse docks around 3 p.m.
The club will have its third Wednesday social Aug. 20 at the clubhouse. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by a potluck meal at 6:30. Guests are welcome.
The lunch bunch will have a cruise on Lake Eustis on Aug. 27 with lunch at Al's Landing, 111 W. Ruby St., Tavares. Boaters should meet at the clubhouse docks by 10:30 a.m. Drivers should meet at noon at the restaurant.
The "Last Friday Fun Social" is Aug. 29 at the clubhouse. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by an all-you-can-eat dinner at 6:30. Cost is $10 a person. Guests welcome. Members and guests must pre-register by calling 352-533-8398.
For club membership or clubhouse rental, call 352-533-8398 or visit triangleboatclub.com.
Magna Campana, a year-old handbell ensemble in Lake County, is accepting appointments for interviews for prospective members from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room 216/218 in the Enrichment Center at St. Paul Catholic Church, 1330 Sunshine Ave., Leesburg.
The successful candidates should have a musical background and desire to learn and develop personal handbell performance techniques.
The group has planned three public performances this season.
Rehearsals are 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the Enrichment Center.
A nonperforming group is seeking members, who want to learn to play handbells or improve their skills. The group will rehearse from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. Tuesdays beginning in September. No interview is required.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 352-315-3885.
The University of Florida/Lake County Extension Office will present "Put Pain in Its Place: How to Get Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control."
The goal of the program is to provide older adults with knowledge about osteoarthritis pain and to prepare them with strategies to relieve it.
The educational program was created by the National Council on Aging and the Arthritis Foundation.
The free class will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday at Lady Lake Public Library, 225 W. Guava St. Registration is required by visiting arthritisaug2014.eventbrite.com.
The class will be repeated from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Registration is required by visiting leesburgarthritis.eventbrite.com.
For more information or to register by phone, call 352-343-4101, Ext. 2719 or 2721.
New Vision for Independence Inc., will present a free showing of "Going Blind," a documentary about vision loss, at 10 a.m. Monday in the Magnolia Room at Lake-Sumter State College's Leesburg campus, 9501 U.S. Highway 441.
The film is directed and produced by Joseph Lovett, who has glaucoma. "Going Blind" interweaves Lovett's struggle to keep his glaucoma at bay with the stories of six people he meets who are dealing with different levels of sight loss. The movie shows how much is available in terms of vision-enhancement techniques, low-vision therapy and new technology to keep people with sight loss engaged in their lives.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Seating is on a first-come basis.
A trailer of the movie is available online at goingblindmovie.com.
Details: 352-435-5040.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun