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.

The Roosevelt White House

Leesburg Public Library 100 East Main Street, Leesburg

Join the Leesburg Library at the library's Meeting Room A or on Zoom to learn about the history of the Roosevelt White House presented by retired librarian Tom Wilcox. The program will be followed by Q&A. Registration is required to attend in person or on Zoom. Free parking is available in the public parking lot and garage located adjacent to the library. This program accompanies Voices and Votes: Democracy in

The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of Oceans

Old School Square Vintage Field House 1 N Swinton Ave, Delray Beach

Explore the human fascination with seashells and their ancient history as global currency, their use as religious and luxury objects, and the remarkable marine mollusks that make them in Ms. Barnett's engaging account of an aspect of nature and culture long hidden in plain sight. Barnett illuminates the beauty and wonder of seashells as well as human ingenuity and scientific solutions they represent for the warming world. Cynthia Barnett is

Finding Your Voice: Engage and learn with Dr. Tameka Bradley Hobbs

The Woodson African American Museum of Florida 2240 9th Ave S., St. Petersburg

Join Florida Humanities, the Woodson African American Museum of Florida, Tombolo books, and St. Petersburg Poet Laureate Gloria Muñoz for the beginning of the series "Sit A Spell Conversation X Pa'Lante: Black Voices in the Humanities." "Finding Your Voice: Engage and learn with Dr. Tameka Bradley Hobbs" is the first of three programs in this conversation series. Join award-winning writer, researcher, consultant, and director of oral history projects, Tameka Bradley

Haitian Creole is a Living Language

Virtual / Online

Delray Beach Public Library presents Haitian Creole is a Living Language as part of its "Stories of Exile" reading groups and programs for public libraries. Haitian Creole is dynamic and continuously evolving. It embraces new terminology, styles, and expressions that reflect the changing needs and experiences of its speakers. Through the creative contributions of artists, writers, and young people, the language grows richer and more culturally significant. With an estimated

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