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Celebrating Haitian Heritage Month Through Stories and Dance

2022-05-18 18:00:00 2022-05-18 19:30:00 America/New_York Celebrating Haitian Heritage Month Through Stories and Dance Bring your family and friends to a Haitian Heritage celebration featuring interactive stories, music, and crafts! Enjoy special presentations by the Miami-Dade Public Library System Storytelling Troupe and local Haitian performers. All ages. Arcola Lakes Branch

Wednesday, May 18
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-05-18 18:00:00 2022-05-18 19:30:00 America/New_York Celebrating Haitian Heritage Month Through Stories and Dance Bring your family and friends to a Haitian Heritage celebration featuring interactive stories, music, and crafts! Enjoy special presentations by the Miami-Dade Public Library System Storytelling Troupe and local Haitian performers. All ages. Arcola Lakes Branch

Bring your family and friends to a Haitian Heritage celebration featuring interactive stories, music, and crafts! Enjoy special presentations by the Miami-Dade Public Library System Storytelling Troupe and local Haitian performers. All ages.

AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | Special Event | Performances & Presentations | In-Person | Arts & Crafts |

TAGS: | In-Person |

Arcola Lakes Branch

arguelloc@mdpls.org
Phone: 305-694-2707
Branch manager
Clarisa Arguello (Interim)

Hours
We're closed Monday July 04
Mon, Jun 27 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 28 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 29 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 30 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 01 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 02 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 03 Closed

Branch manager
Clarisa Arguello (Interim)
Address
8240 Northwest 7th Avenue
Miami, FL 33150
Tel: 305-694-2707

Upcoming events

Sat, Jul 02, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Explore Oceans of Possibilities with stories, songs and activities! Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Sat, Jul 02, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us for creative projects that the entire family can enjoy! For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Tue, Jul 05, 10:00am - 4:00pm
This mobile unit offers free, rapid HIV testing. Receive results in 20 minutes, plus information about HIV, STDs, and Care Resource's services. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 13 yrs.+

Tue, Jul 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Tue, Jul 05, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn from experienced professional acting coaches, professors, and Oscar-contending filmmakers during this seven-week workshop. Topics covered include basic acting and improv techniques (such as bullying, grieving, and more), personal branding/self-esteem, public speaking, and marketing yourself in the film business. Hosted by Jessica and Akiel Griffith, MDC/FIU graduates, Film Director, Music Supervisor and Script Supervisor. Ages 12 - 19 yrs.

Sat, Jul 09, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register.

Sat, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn about issues facing our native wildlife and what kids can do to make a big impact on their local environment. Then meet two of our ambassador animals and continue the fun with a take-home activity. Presented by Pelican Harbor Seabird Station. Space is limited. Please call the library to register. Ages 5 - 12 yrs.

Sat, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Explore Oceans of Possibilities with stories, songs and activities! Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Sat, Jul 09, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us for creative projects that the entire family can enjoy! For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Mon, Jul 11, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Free walk-in blood pressure screening offered by The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs. +

Mon, Jul 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for some fun and casual game time. Pick from a variety of games, including Connect 4, Mancala, Uno, Cards Against Humanity (Family Edition), Scrabble, chess, checkers and more! Ages 12 yrs.+

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Tue, Jul 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn from experienced professional acting coaches, professors, and Oscar-contending filmmakers during this seven-week workshop. Topics covered include basic acting and improv techniques (such as bullying, grieving, and more), personal branding/self-esteem, public speaking, and marketing yourself in the film business. Hosted by Jessica and Akiel Griffith, MDC/FIU graduates, Film Director, Music Supervisor and Script Supervisor. Ages 12 - 19 yrs.

Sat, Jul 16, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register.

Sat, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Explore Oceans of Possibilities with stories, songs and activities! Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Sat, Jul 16, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us for creative projects that the entire family can enjoy! For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Tue, Jul 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Tue, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn about Florida's rich history and culture - including the Calusa Empire, the Miami Circle, the Seminoles and the Miccosukee - and interact with historical artifacts and pottery. Presented by Miami EcoAdventures. Space is limited. Ages 6 yrs.+

Tue, Jul 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn from experienced professional acting coaches, professors, and Oscar-contending filmmakers during this seven-week workshop. Topics covered include basic acting and improv techniques (such as bullying, grieving, and more), personal branding/self-esteem, public speaking, and marketing yourself in the film business. Hosted by Jessica and Akiel Griffith, MDC/FIU graduates, Film Director, Music Supervisor and Script Supervisor. Ages 12 - 19 yrs.

Wed, Jul 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
All things anime at the Anime Club! Discuss favorite shows and movies, debate with friends, watch anime, and have fun. Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Ages 12-18 yrs.

Wed, Jul 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Arcola Lakes Virtual Programs Room
A threat is brewing both on Earth and the Upside Down. Join us as we continue our discussion of Stranger Things, Season 4! The event is hosted by the Arcola Lakes and Coral Reef Branch Libraries. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 8+ yrs.+

Thu, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Grab your pencils, paper, markers, and creativity and learn to draw superheroes, comic characters, and your favorite video game characters. Materials will be provided. Space is limited. Ages 8 - 18 yrs.

Sat, Jul 23, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register.

Sat, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Explore Oceans of Possibilities with stories, songs and activities! Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Sat, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us for creative projects that the entire family can enjoy! For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Mon, Jul 25, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Free walk-in blood pressure screening offered by The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs. +

Tue, Jul 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Tue, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Arcola Lakes Virtual Programs Room
Connect online with a United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) Community Relations Officer to find out about naturalization and other immigration topics. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 yrs.+
This event is full

Tue, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn from experienced professional acting coaches, professors, and Oscar-contending filmmakers during this seven-week workshop. Topics covered include basic acting and improv techniques (such as bullying, grieving, and more), personal branding/self-esteem, public speaking, and marketing yourself in the film business. Hosted by Jessica and Akiel Griffith, MDC/FIU graduates, Film Director, Music Supervisor and Script Supervisor. Ages 12 - 19 yrs.

Sat, Jul 30, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register.

Sat, Jul 30, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Explore Oceans of Possibilities with stories, songs and activities! Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Sat, Jul 30, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us for creative projects that the entire family can enjoy! For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Sat, Jul 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Multipurpose Room
Join the CLEO Institute and SMASH (Struggle for Miami's Affordable and Sustainable Housing) for an interactive workshop to better understand how our changing climate is impacting housing in our community and extreme weather events! Connect the dots on the climate crisis and learn what you can do to help build resilience in your community. Hurricane giveaways will available for all participants. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs.+

Tue, Aug 02, 10:00am - 4:00pm
This mobile unit offers free, rapid HIV testing. Receive results in 20 minutes, plus information about HIV, STDs, and Care Resource's services. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 13 yrs.+

Tue, Aug 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Sat, Aug 06, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register.

Sat, Aug 06, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Explore Oceans of Possibilities with stories, songs and activities! Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Sat, Aug 06, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us for creative projects that the entire family can enjoy! For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Mon, Aug 08, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for some fun and casual game time. Pick from a variety of games, including Connect 4, Mancala, Uno, Cards Against Humanity (Family Edition), Scrabble, chess, checkers and more! Ages 12 yrs.+

Tue, Aug 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Sat, Aug 13, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register.

Sat, Aug 13, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us for stories, songs and activities for children and their families. Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Sat, Aug 13, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Explore Oceans of Possibilities with stories, songs and activities! Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Sat, Aug 13, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us for creative projects that the entire family can enjoy! For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Tue, Aug 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. Ages 3 - 5 yrs.

Wed, Aug 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
All things anime at the Anime Club! Discuss favorite shows and movies, debate with friends, watch anime, and have fun. Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Ages 12-18 yrs.

Sat, Aug 20, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us for stories, songs and activities for children and their families. Space is limited. For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Sat, Aug 20, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us for creative projects that the entire family can enjoy! For more information, please contact the branch. All ages.

Tue, Aug 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Arcola Lakes Virtual Programs Room
Connect online with a United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) Community Relations Officer to find out about naturalization and other immigration topics. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 19 yrs.+
This event is full