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For a complete listing, see the Calendar of Events.

Zumba Instructor Wynters Jewels Portrait

Afro Soca Dance

Celebrate Black History Month with the rhythm of the Caribbean! Certified Zumba instructor Wynter Jewels will teach you the grooviest Afro Soca dance moves, as seen at Carnival.

Bring the entire family to this fun, all‑ages event.

Monday, February 4, 6:30 p.m.
Kendale Lakes Branch

Wednesday, February 6, 5:30 p.m.
North Dade Regional

Saturday, February 16, 3 p.m.
Miami Lakes Branch

Saturday, February 23, 2 p.m.*
North Shore Branch

Hands Playing Traditional African Drum Close Up

West African Dance Workshop

Learn about the history of West African drum and dance culture with Narsha Cummings during this special class suitable for all skill levels.

All ages.

Tuesday, February 12, 5 p.m.
Coral Reef Branch

Saturday, February 23, 2 p.m.
Arcola Lakes Branch

Author Marvin Dunn Portrait

MDPLS Author Series
with Marvin Dunn

Join local author Dr. Marvin Dunn for a lively discussion based on his book, A History of Florida: Through Black Eyes.

The presentation will include a viewing of rare photographs reflecting the black experience in Florida from the time of the conquistadors to the modern civil rights movement with special attention to anti-black violence in Florida.

Saturday, February 23, 1 ‑ 3 p.m.
Pinecrest Branch

Monday, February 25, 6 ‑ 8 p.m.
South Dade Regional

Visit the 2019 Black History Month page for more programs like these.

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