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

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.

Thinking Like a Journalist

Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center 525 Kumquat Ct, Sarasota

WSLR presents, "Thinking Like a Journalist," the third in a series of public newsroom forums. Attendees will learn from local journalists the techniques for finding credible information and gathering insights from people in their community. Maria Vesperi, anthropology faculty at New College of Florida, advisory scholar; Kathleen Murray, communications director at WSLR+Fogartyville, facilitator; Carrie Seidman, columnist for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, panelist; Juan Pablo Salas, news director of Solmart Media, panelist:

The Fragmentation of Everything with Jonathan Haidt

Virtual/Online

The Village Square hosts The Fragmentation of Everything with Jonathan Haidt, moderated by Thomas Whitley, Village Square Board Chair, via Zoom and Facebook Live. Dr. Jonathan Haidt delves into the profound impact of social media on democratic societies, dissecting the intricate web of challenges it poses to civic trust and civil discourse. Dr. Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist and professor of ethical leadership at NYU's Stern School of Business.

Voices Unveiled: Lecture and Artistry Series — The Gaza Monologues and Gaza 101 Teach-In

USF Oval Theater 4103 USF Cedar Circle, Tampa

This event is part of the Voices Unveiled: Lecture and Artistry Series presented by 200 Muslim Women Who Care, in partnership with Art2Action. Written by youth from Gaza in 2010 and 2014, The Gaza Monologues were originally created by ASHTAR Theatre (based in Ramallah, Palestine). These monologues will be read in Tampa for the first time by Tampa Bay area artists and community members. Directed by Andrea Assaf, with live

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