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Classic Board Games

2023-02-24 15:00:00 2023-02-24 17:00:00 America/New_York Classic Board Games Join us for an afternoon of old school games like chess, checkers, Scrabble, Monopoly, or mancala! Relax, meet new friends, practice your skills, or learn a new game! Play one of our games or bring your own. Ages 12 yrs.+ Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch -

Friday, February 24
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-02-24 15:00:00 2023-02-24 17:00:00 America/New_York Classic Board Games Join us for an afternoon of old school games like chess, checkers, Scrabble, Monopoly, or mancala! Relax, meet new friends, practice your skills, or learn a new game! Play one of our games or bring your own. Ages 12 yrs.+ Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch -

Join us for an afternoon of old school games like chess, checkers, Scrabble, Monopoly, or mancala! Relax, meet new friends, practice your skills, or learn a new game! Play one of our games or bring your own. Ages 12 yrs.+

Northeast Dade-Aventura Branch

customercare@mdpls.org
Phone: 305-931-5512
Branch manager
Paul Lefrak

Hours
Mon, Mar 27 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Mar 28 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Mar 29 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Mar 30 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 31 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 01 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 02 Closed

Branch manager
Paul Lefrak
Address
2930 Aventura Blvd.
Miami, FL 33180
Tel: 305-931-5512

Upcoming events

Sat, Apr 01, 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, location information, and to register. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Apr 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Help your child improve their literacy skills and boost their confidence by reading to a therapy dog. Sasha is a 2 year old male Shih Tzu who is very affectionate, gentle and loves small children. Made possible in part by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. Registration is encouraged. For more information and to register, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Sat, Apr 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for an immersive Haitian Creole language learning experience. These classes are appropriate for beginning to intermediate learners and a great way to acquire basic knowledge of the language for workplace use or to practice conversation skills. Registration encouraged as class size is limited. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 12 yrs.+
Registration is now closed

Sat, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn the basics of a computer including using a mouse, getting on the Internet, setting up and using an email account and more! Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. Instruction also available in Spanish and Creole. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Auditorium
Enjoy a performance of ballet, tap, Bollywood and other types of dance, plus learn mudras, hand gestures used in Indian classical dance, during this engaging program. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

Mon, Apr 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Apr 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with fans of this classic game! Beginners are always welcome. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Wed, Apr 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. 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. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Apr 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Read your favorite stories alongside Rose the Italian Mastiff! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog may help improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection. Made possible in part by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. Registration required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Help your child improve their literacy skills and boost their confidence by reading to a therapy dog. Join us to read to Ailani the Brittany Spaniel who loves lively stories and colorful picture books! Made possible in part by Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program. Space is limited and registration is encouraged. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Wed, Apr 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Relax and relieve stress while coloring and listening to the soft sounds of relaxing music. Choose from a variety of coloring sheets, crayons, colored pencils and other supplies. Registration is required. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Apr 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for an hour of musical fun facilitated by a board-certified music therapist that will be adapted to meet the needs and goals of all participants. The session includes karaoke and singing, movement, sensory instrument playing and more! If you have an instrument you love to play, feel free to bring it along! Registration is required. For more information, contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Apr 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of old school games, including chess, checkers, Scrabble, Monopoly, Uno, Gin Rummy and more! Hone your skills or learn a new game! Play one of our games or bring your own. Contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org for more information. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 08, 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, location information, and to register. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Apr 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn the basics of a computer including using a mouse, getting on the Internet, setting up and using an email account and more! Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. Instruction also available in Spanish and Creole. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 08, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Read your favorite short story, share a story you have written or practice your storytelling skills. Stories in all languages are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Apr 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading aloud parts of a selected story and then discuss the story with other learners. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with fans of this classic game! Beginners are always welcome. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Wed, Apr 12, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. 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. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Apr 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Practice your English reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Each participant will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 15, 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, location information, and to register. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Apr 15, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Auditorium
Black Women Invest (BWI) is a community of women who share an interest in investing, learning investment strategies and building new relationships. BWI is committed to educating and empowering black women all over the nation on ways to build wealth through calculated investments. BWI is the largest and fastest growing investment community by and for black women. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for an immersive Haitian Creole language learning experience. These classes are appropriate for beginning to intermediate learners and a great way to acquire basic knowledge of the language for workplace use or to practice conversation skills. Registration encouraged as class size is limited. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 15, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lets dance! Join us and the Society of Creative Anachronism in person for a bit of history through Renaissance Dance. Learn the traditional dances of Italy, France, and England - the building blocks of American Square dancing. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn the basics of a computer including using a mouse, getting on the Internet, setting up and using an email account and more! Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. Instruction also available in Spanish and Creole. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for an hour of family fun building and creating with blocks. Themes, challenges and building block pieces will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Apr 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with fans of this classic game! Beginners are always welcome. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Wed, Apr 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. 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. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, Apr 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Relax and relieve stress while coloring and listening to the soft sounds of relaxing music. Choose from a variety of coloring sheets, crayons, colored pencils and other supplies. Registration is required. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a discussion of this year's Big Read title, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, an award-winning poetry collection by poet, educator and community gardener Ross Gay. Free copies of the book are available while supplies last (one per participant). Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Apr 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of old school games, including chess, checkers, Scrabble, Monopoly, Uno, Gin Rummy and more! Hone your skills or learn a new game! Play one of our games or bring your own. Contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org for more information. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 22, 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, location information, and to register. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Apr 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Make a piggy bank or dangling octopus using recycled materials and modeling clay in celebration of Earth Day. Materials will be provided. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Sat, Apr 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn the basics of a computer including using a mouse, getting on the Internet, setting up and using an email account and more! Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. Instruction also available in Spanish and Creole. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Read your favorite short story, share a story you have written or practice your storytelling skills. Stories in all languages are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, Apr 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading aloud parts of a selected story and then discuss the story with other learners. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sharpen your chess skills by playing with fans of this classic game! Beginners are always welcome. Meets in the auditorium. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 8 yrs.+

Wed, Apr 26, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. 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. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, Apr 27, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn about all the new titles that have been added to our collection for the month, including fiction, nonfiction, DVDs, and magazines. Books and DVDs suggestions are also welcome. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Thu, Apr 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for this dynamic art program that helps kids explore their inner creativity. From painting to collage, local art magnet student instructors will provide a fun environment to nurture and develop creative skills. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Fri, Apr 28, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Get free cancer screenings and information aboard the UM Sylvester Game Changer community vehicle, including cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer screenings, HIV/STI testing and education/referrals. For more information, contact the University of Miami at 305-243-1120 or gamechanger@miami.edu or contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Apr 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Practice your English reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Each participant will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, Apr 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium
Join teen musical theater ensemble Vessels of GOLD to enjoy selections from their latest show "Stars," a story about high school students learning to develop their talents while working together to prepare for a summer theater show. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. All ages.

Sat, Apr 29, 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, location information, and to register. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, Apr 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn the basics of a computer including using a mouse, getting on the Internet, setting up and using an email account and more! Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. Instruction also available in Spanish and Creole. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, May 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, May 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Art workshops where we work with mixed media visual form art of recyclable materials such as cloth, paper, wood, paints and small objects to create art through self-expression. Create art and gain healing through a holistic approach to optimal health, wellness and sustainability. Presented by Marcella Briggs, CEO and founder of Flawless Transformation. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Wed, May 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. 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. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 19 yrs.+

Canceled
Wed, May 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Help your child improve their literacy skills and boost their confidence by reading to a therapy dog. Join us to read to Ailani the Brittany Spaniel who loves lively stories and colorful picture books! Made possible in part by Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program. Space is limited and registration is encouraged. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Wed, May 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Relax and relieve stress while coloring and listening to the soft sounds of relaxing music. Choose from a variety of coloring sheets, crayons, colored pencils and other supplies. Registration is required. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, May 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Auditorium
In celebration of Older Americans Month, join us for a hands-on tactile art class designed for people with low vision. Feel, create and color your own relief art using mixed media techniques. Each session facilitated by an art teacher. Materials will be provided. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 55 yrs.+

Fri, May 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of old school games, including chess, checkers, Scrabble, Monopoly, Uno, Gin Rummy and more! Hone your skills or learn a new game! Play one of our games or bring your own. Contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org for more information. Ages 12 yrs.+

Fri, May 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Practice your English reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Each participant will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, May 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, location information, and to register. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, May 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for an immersive Haitian Creole language learning experience. These classes are appropriate for beginning to intermediate learners and a great way to acquire basic knowledge of the language for workplace use or to practice conversation skills. Registration encouraged as class size is limited. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, May 06, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn the basics of a computer including using a mouse, getting on the Internet, setting up and using an email account and more! Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. Instruction also available in Spanish and Creole. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, May 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Read your favorite short story, share a story you have written or practice your storytelling skills. Stories in all languages are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Mon, May 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, May 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading aloud parts of a selected story and then discuss the story with other learners. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, May 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Art workshops where we work with mixed media visual form art of recyclable materials such as cloth, paper, wood, paints and small objects to create art through self-expression. Create art and gain healing through a holistic approach to optimal health, wellness and sustainability. Presented by Marcella Briggs, CEO and founder of Flawless Transformation. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Wed, May 10, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. 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. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, May 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, location information, and to register. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, May 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn the basics of a computer including using a mouse, getting on the Internet, setting up and using an email account and more! Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. Instruction also available in Spanish and Creole. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, May 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, May 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Art workshops where we work with mixed media visual form art of recyclable materials such as cloth, paper, wood, paints and small objects to create art through self-expression. Create art and gain healing through a holistic approach to optimal health, wellness and sustainability. Presented by Marcella Briggs, CEO and founder of Flawless Transformation. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Wed, May 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. 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. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, May 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Relax and relieve stress while coloring and listening to the soft sounds of relaxing music. Choose from a variety of coloring sheets, crayons, colored pencils and other supplies. Registration is required. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, May 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of old school games, including chess, checkers, Scrabble, Monopoly, Uno, Gin Rummy and more! Hone your skills or learn a new game! Play one of our games or bring your own. Contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org for more information. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, May 20, 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, location information, and to register. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, May 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Auditorium
Black Women Invest (BWI) is a community of women who share an interest in investing, learning investment strategies and building new relationships. BWI is committed to educating and empowering black women all over the nation on ways to build wealth through calculated investments. BWI is the largest and fastest growing investment community by and for black women. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, May 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for an immersive Haitian Creole language learning experience. These classes are appropriate for beginning to intermediate learners and a great way to acquire basic knowledge of the language for workplace use or to practice conversation skills. Registration encouraged as class size is limited. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, May 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lets dance! Join us and the Society of Creative Anachronism in person for a bit of history through Renaissance Dance. Learn the traditional dances of Italy, France, and England - the building blocks of American Square dancing. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Sat, May 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn the basics of a computer including using a mouse, getting on the Internet, setting up and using an email account and more! Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. Instruction also available in Spanish and Creole. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, May 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Read your favorite short story, share a story you have written or practice your storytelling skills. Stories in all languages are welcome. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Mon, May 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy stories, music, and playtime for toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 mos. - 3 yrs.

Mon, May 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Practice your English-language reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Participants will take turns reading aloud parts of a selected story and then discuss the story with other learners. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Mon, May 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Art workshops where we work with mixed media visual form art of recyclable materials such as cloth, paper, wood, paints and small objects to create art through self-expression. Create art and gain healing through a holistic approach to optimal health, wellness and sustainability. Presented by Marcella Briggs, CEO and founder of Flawless Transformation. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 12 yrs.+

Wed, May 24, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. 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. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 19 yrs.+

Thu, May 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn about all the new titles that have been added to our collection for the month, including fiction, nonfiction, DVDs, and magazines. Books and DVDs suggestions are also welcome. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 18 yrs.+

Thu, May 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
Join us for this dynamic art program that helps kids explore their inner creativity. From painting to collage, local art magnet student instructors will provide a fun environment to nurture and develop creative skills. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 6 - 11 yrs.

Fri, May 26, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Get free cancer screenings and information aboard the UM Sylvester Game Changer community vehicle, including cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer screenings, HIV/STI testing and education/referrals. For more information, contact the University of Miami at 305-243-1120 or gamechanger@miami.edu or contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Fri, May 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Practice your English reading skills while improving your listening comprehension. Each participant will take turns reading parts of a selected story aloud and then discuss it with other learners. Registration is required. For more information, please contact the branch at 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+

Sat, May 27, 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, location information, and to register. Funded in part by The Children's Trust.

Sat, May 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn the basics of a computer including using a mouse, getting on the Internet, setting up and using an email account and more! Taught by instructors from Collective Sistahood. Instruction also available in Spanish and Creole. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, May 31, 10:00am - 11:30am
Falun Gong is an ancient, high level Chinese practice that uses gentle movements and meditation to cultivate the body, mind and spirit. 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. For more information, please contact (305) 931-5512. Ages 19 yrs.+

Wed, May 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Relax and relieve stress while coloring and listening to the soft sounds of relaxing music. Choose from a variety of coloring sheets, crayons, colored pencils and other supplies. Registration is required. For more information, please contact 305-931-5512 or lefrakp@mdpls.org. Ages 19 yrs.+