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.

Florida Humanities Festival: South Florida—Day 2

Little Haiti Cultural Complex 212-260 NE 59th Terrace, Miami

Join Florida Humanities to celebrate the humanities in Miami, exploring the literature, cultures, music, cuisine, and history that shape the human experience of South Florida! At this inaugural festival, participants will engage in community discussions and networking opportunities focused on supporting, creating, and uplifting humanities projects. Also join us for art tours, a film screening, networking opportunities, and of course, food, fun, and festivities On this second day, join humanities

International Women’s Day Breakfast

Museum of Science and History Jacksonville 1025 Museum Cir, Jacksonville

Museum of Science and History Jacksonville presents a celebration of International Women's Day featuring a catered breakfast from women-owned 1928 Cuban Bistro, a keynote from Jacksonville's first female mayor Donna Deegan, and a discussion panel and Q&A with local women leading in STEM career fields. Local women-owned businesses will be tabling throughout the first floor exhibit spaces and guests may enjoy a guided tour of MOSH's new traveling exhibit Ice

Indigenous Fort Caroline: The Mocama Side of the Story

Anderson-Price Memorial Building 42 N Beach Street, Ormond Beach

Ormond Beach Historical Society hosts the sixth program in their 2024 Speaker Series. Dr. Denise I. Bossy shares how on May 1, 1562, the French began to explore present-day Jacksonville to identify a suitable location for a potential colony. They returned in 1564 to establish Fort Caroline and in September 1565 lost a legendary battle to the Spanish for control over La Florida--a battle that occurred over and in the

Sunshine State Soundtrack: The Famous Musicians of Florida

Barbara Sumwalt Museum Bokeelia, Florida

More than just a melting pot of cultures, Florida is a melting pot of music. From conga to country, rap to rock, pop songs to disco beats, the state's diversity is reflected in the songs and sounds of some of America's most notable performers. Florida's discography of artists spans nearly every genre of music, from balladeers like Pat Boone to country artists like Slim Whitman, and rockers and pop stars

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