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.

Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom

Leesburg Public Library 100 East Main Street, Leesburg

Join Leesburg Public Library for a first-hand account from Abraham Lincoln, portrayed by Kevin Wood, about the history of the United States during his time from his childhood on the frontier to the 12 turbulent years from 1854-1865 that resulted in a new birth of freedom. This is a 60-minute program followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. Lincoln is portrayed by Kevin Wood, a professional Lincoln presenter. Mr. Wood has

Charting the Land of Flowers: 500 Years of Florida Maps

Mel Fisher Maritime Museum 200 Greene St., Key West

From the earliest depiction of Florida on the 1511 "Martyr Map" to a 21st-century view of Florida from space, this presentation shows the dramatic changes that have occurred in Sunshine State over the past 500 years through historic maps. Rodney Kite-Powell is the Director of the Touchton Map Library at the Tampa Bay History Center. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida and a Master of

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