Events Calendar

In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community champions to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Florida Talks, Museum on Main Street, and more.

Alert: Some events may be canceled or postponed. We work to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.

Ongoing

English for Families at Hialeah Public Libraries

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library 190 W 49th St, Hialeah

Join Hialeah Public Libraries at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library every Wednesday, January 24 to April 10 for English for Families. English for Families is a multi-week series of interactive classes for families focusing on developing vocabulary and literacy skills through story reading. Each class features a lesson centered around a children's book, a hands-on activity, and refreshments. Participants are encouraged to register to attend on Eventbrite or by

English for Families at Miami-Dade Public Library

Virtual/Online

Join the Miami-Dade Public Library System online every Monday, February 5 through April 15 for English for Families. English for Families is a multi-week series of interactive classes for families focusing on developing vocabulary and literacy skills through story reading. Each class features a lesson centered around a children's book, a hands-on activity, and refreshments. Participants are required to register online for all ten classes. Participants receive all ten Zoom

Mount Vernon, A History

Leesburg Public Library 100 East Main Street, Leesburg

Join Leesburg Public Library on Zoom or at the library to learn about the history of Mount Vernon, George Washington's Virginia home, presented by retired librarian Tom Wilcox. Q&A to follow. Registration is required to attend. Parking is available in the library's parking lot and the garage located adjacent to the library. This program accompanies Voices and Votes: Democracy in America opening at the Leesburg Public Library on November 16,

English for Families at Altamonte Springs City Library

Altamonte Springs City Library 281 Maitland Ave., Altamonte Springs

Join Altamonte Springs City Library on Wednesdays February 7 through April 10 for English for Families. English for Families is a multi-week series of interactive classes for families focusing on developing vocabulary and literacy skills through story reading. Each class features a lesson centered around a children's book, a hands-on activity, and refreshments. To receive the full benefit of the program, it is strongly recommended patrons attend all 10 sessions.

A. Philip Randolph: His Life and Times

Old St. Andrews Church 317 A.P.Randolph St., Jacksonville

Join Dr. Alan Bliss, Senator Tony Hill, and Dr. David Jamison as they explore the life and legacy of Asa Philip Randolph. A. Philip Randolph made many contributions to Northeast Florida and the civil rights movement. The panel will discuss the community impact of A. Philip Randolph papers and work. Dr. Alan Bliss, Chief Executive Officer of Jacksonville Historical Society; Dr. David Jamison, Assistant Professor of History at Edward Waters

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