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WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
Monday, March 8, 9 a.m.
Get moving with this energizing
and relaxing yoga sequence for
all levels. Tap into the strength,
balance, flexibility and relaxation
that your body can provide you.
Money Talks for Women
Tuesday, March 2, 6–7:30 p.m.
Learn about library services such as
Morningstar Investment Research
Center, goal-oriented tools for saving,
investing and more.
Southwest Film Club:
The Battle of Algiers
Tuesday, March 2, 7–8:30 p.m.
Suit up for this classic of war cinema,
available on Kanopy. Watch the film
and join us for a short lecture and
House Bunny Basics
Saturday, March 6, 11 a.m.
Orlando Rabbit Care and Adoptions
advises you on the basics of rabbit
ownership. Interact with bunnies who
are hoping to find a forever home and
learn to make your space a “hoppy”
Introduction to Foundation
Monday, March 8, 3:30–5 p.m.
Looking for funding? Get the “101” on
using this comprehensive directory to
win grants and make a difference.
Stress Buster Art:
Tape Resist Painting
Tuesday, March 9, 10:30–11:45 a.m.
Create a tape resist painting in this
relaxing stress buster art adventure.
Recommended for ages 18 and up.
OCLS Business Resources for
Tuesday, March 9, 3 p.m.
Learn to use OCLS business research
databases for your entrepreneurial
success and competitive intelligence.
Topics will include company
and industry research, customer
demographics and trends, marketing
and sustainable innovation.
South Creek Social
Wednesday, March 10, 11 a.m.
Explore your creativity via a virtual
meetup. Whatever your hobby, let’s
get together and craft while meeting
new people. Recommended for ages
18 and up.
Qigong Movement and Breathing
Tuesday, March 16, 10:30 a.m.
Jasmine Win shows basic qigong
techniques and how using them in
your daily life can benefit your health.
Qigong is a crucial tool in Chinese
medicine which involves movement,
breathing and meditation.
Crafts & Culture
Thursday, March 25, 6 p.m.
March is the month of transitions and
renewal in many traditions. Explore
how celestial events are related to
human festivals and learn to make a
festival dish. Recommended for ages
18 and up.
Dungeons & Dragons
Thursday, March 11, 6–8 p.m.
Have you been wanting to play
D&D but don’t know how or where
to join? On the second Thursday of
each month you can learn, play and
teach the greatest game on earth.
Recommended for ages 16 and up.
Podcast Listen and Discuss
Tuesday, March 16, 7–8:30 p.m.
Like a book club, but instead of
reading a pre-selected book, listen to
informative and interesting podcasts.
Let’s listen together! Recommended
for ages 18 and up.
Friday, March 26, 10:30–11:45 a.m.
Practice bookbinding and create your
own books using traditional Japanese
stab stitching techniques. This month
we are learning the Flower Stitch.
Friday, March 12, 11 a.m.
Learn how to practice lettering the
alphabet. Explore how to create
different fonts using a variety of pens
Saturday, March 13, 11 a.m.
Join Nova Southeastern University’s
Interprofessional Diabetes Education
and Awareness team as they discuss
basic strategies to help support
you or a loved one in preventing or
Tea & Conversation
Saturday, March 13, 2:30 p.m.
This monthly social is designed to
bring adults together. Share your
stories and have a cup of tea in this
celebration of everyday life.
A Good Night’s Sleep
Monday, March 15, 11 a.m.
Jessica Daly, Consumer Health
Librarian with Orlando Health,
discusses how important sleep is
to your health both physically and
Classical Music & Painting
Friday, March 19, 11 a.m.
Create guided art while listening to
classical music and letting it influence
you. Materials needed: paint, napkins,
canvas, water, large flat brush, small
round brush and a
paper plate. Recommended for
ages 18 and up.
When Life Gives Us Lemons
Monday, March 22, 11 a.m.
Positive thinking is powerful! Learn
how to look on the bright side and
bring more happiness, connection
and gratitude to your life.
Beginner’s Chinese Calligraphy
Saturday, March 27, 1 p.m.
Artist Jojo Liu teaches the art of
traditional Chinese calligraphy
including how to hold a brush, write
basic strokes and write standing.
ASK A LAWYER
Tuesday, March 23, 6 p.m.
Orange County Bar Association will
provide an open forum for individuals
to speak with a panel of attorneys to
get guidance on Family Law.
Thursday, March 4, 4 p.m.
Marvel at the contributions of some amazing
women in history with brainy trivia and
brilliant activities. Recommended for ages
Women Make History
Tuesday, March 16, 4 p.m.
Recognize the impact of powerful women
who made awesome contributions to our
history with stories, crafts and activities.
Recommended for ages 9–12.
Mary Wears What She Wants
Monday, March 15, 2 p.m.
Not too long ago, girls only wore dresses
and only boys wore pants. Then came Mary!
Recommended for ages 6–8.
Thursday, March 18, 11 a.m.
With great power comes great responsibility.
Explore the common empowering qualities
of well-known women like Simone Biles, Frida
Kahlo, Jane Goodall and more. Recommended
for ages 3–5.
The Notorious R.B.G.
& Other Powerful Women
Monday, March 15, 4 p.m.
Thursday, March 25, 2 p.m.
It is never too early to start fighting for what
you believe in. Celebrate outstanding women,
like the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in this craft
filled storytime. Recommended for ages 3–5.
Vamos a Cuba
Tuesday, March 16, 10 a.m.
Meet the queen of salsa, Cecilia Cruz, through
an interactive bilingual storytime and learn
about her journey of becoming a well-known
singer in her homeland, Cuba. Recommended
for ages 3–5.
ART & DISPLAY
CELEBRATING THE GENIUS
OF WOMEN – 10 YEAR
Orlando Public Library
On Display March 8–April 23
View the works of past winners of the Annual
Celebrating the Genius of Women art competition in
this special exhibition.
A Trip to Outer Space with Ellen Ochoa
Friday, March 19, 11 a.m.
All aboard the rocket ship! Soar around
our solar system with Ellen Ochoa, the first
Latina to travel into space. Learn about her
adventure through an interactive storytime in
English and Spanish. Recommended for ages
Painting with Georgia
Friday, March 19, 4 p.m.
Discover the art style of Georgia O’Keeffe and
paint your own larger than life work of art.
Recommended for ages 6–12.
A Transcendent Reality by Maruchi Carmona
34” x 31”
An Evening With Gigi Coleman
Monday, March 8, 6:30 p.m.
Meet Gigi Coleman the great niece
of Bessie Coleman in this virtual
event. Gigi Coleman will discuss
the trailblazing life and legacy
of Bessie Coleman the first Black
woman to earn a pilot’s license.
Sea and Sand by Peggi Nadeau
Laguna Clay Sculpture
11.75" x 13.75" x 12.5"
Mondays, March 22 & 29, 6:30 p.m.
Explore the fantastical world of A
Midsummer Night’s Dream. Read, learn
about and perform excerpts from
William Shakespeare’s masterpiece.
Recommended for ages 13 and up.
Paper Flower of the Month
Tuesdays, March 23 & 30,
Learn the craft of paper flower
making. We will introduce tools and
techniques to craft a crepe paper
Step To Us by Zoraye Cyrus
60" x 96"