August Events at the Hawthorne Library

 

Children’s/Family Events:

Family Movie Matinee

Date: Tuesday 8/1 & Thursday 8/24    Start Time: 3:00 PM    End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Join us this summer at the library every Tuesday afternoon during the summer months for a family movie. Appropriate for all ages!

 

Payne’s Prairie Native American Tools and Weapons

Age Group(s): Elementary (5-11 years)

Date: 8/2/2017   Start Time: 3:30 PM   End Time: 4:30 PM

Description: Join us to learn about some of the tools and weapons Native Americans used at Payne’s Prairie during the past 12,000 years this summer at the library.

 

Alachua: Birth of the Ranching Industry in North America

Age Group(s): Teens, Adults, All Ages

Date: 8/3/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 4:30 PM

Description: When anyone mentions cattle and horses they think of Texas; not many would venture to think of Florida as being the original birthplace of cows and cowboys!

During the Spanish period in ‘La Florida’, Hacienda La Chua became the oldest (and still continuous) ranch and farm land in North America. Amateur historian and re-enactor Jose Gueits will present this unique history that helped develop the United States as an important agricultural territory.

 

Storytime

Age Group(s): Preschool (3-5 years), Toddler (1-3 years), Baby (1 and under)

Date: Thursdays 8/3; 8/10; 8/17; 8/24; 8/31    Start Time: 10:30 AM  End Time: 11:00 AM

Description: Story-based interactive program featuring music, fingerplays, activities, and puppets for preschool children 0-5.

 

Youth Training Program Backpack Giveaway

Age Group(s): Elementary (5-11 years), Teen (12-18), Preschool (3-5 years)

Date: 8/5/2017   Start Time: 1:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Get ready for school! Youth Training Program will be here to hand-out backpacks and school supplies to all school aged children and teens.

 

Family Gaming with Wii

Date: Mondays 8/7; 8/14; 8/21; 8/28   Start Time: 4:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Join us every Monday afternoon for Wii Gaming at the library! Bring a friend! Lots of Games! All Ages!

 

Teen Events:

Teen TechSpace

Date: 8/10/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Join us for this fun hands-on program with many activities including crafts, OzoBots, LEGO Mindstorms, Q-BA-Maze, Makey Makey and more! Ages 10-18!

 

Adult Events:

Book Club

Date: 8/3/2017   Start Time: 5:30 PM   End Time: 6:45 PM

Description: Join the Hawthorne Book Club for fun, food, and lively discussions! All are welcome! We’ll be discussing Summer by Edith Wharton. Even if you haven’t read this month’s selection, join us to see if the book is to your liking!

 

Yoga Stretch

Date: Thursdays 8/10; 8/17; 8/24; 8/31  Start Time: 5:55 PM  End Time: 6:55 PM

Description: Feel more confident in a stronger, more flexible body! Caroline Anaya, MS certified Ayurvedic Yoga (ancient practice) YogaFit (Yoga for the fitness industry) & 200-hr Yoga Alliance. 21 Years’ experience teaching Yoga.

 

Cooking from your Garden

Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up), Teen (12-18)

Date: 8/18/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM  End Time: 4:00 PM

Description: Looking for a healthier way to eat? Would you like to learn to grow your own vegetables? Join us for hands-on cooking demonstrations, nutrition lesson and container gardening at the library. Ages 10-110 welcome!

 

S.H.I.N.E. on Medicare

Age Group(s): Seniors

Date: 8/24/2017   Start Time: 12:00 PM  End Time: 2:00 PM

Description: The Florida Department of Elder Affairs offer counseling that is unbiased, confidential and no cost, by trained SHINE Volunteer counselors. The discussion will consist of definitions, costs, options and all questions answered. Please bring with you: Medicare Card and Social Security Card; A print-out of medications from pharmacy or bottles; Proof of annual household income to determine whether you qualify for extra help; MUST HAVE driver’s license or photo I.D.; Any letters from Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid which you may have received. Call the Elder Helpline for appointments at other times or sites: 1-800-963-5337.

 

Color Me Carefree

Date: 8/27/2017  Start Time: 2:00 PM  End Time: 3:15 PM

Description: No artistic expertise required. When you are focused on creating you are giving your busy mind a rest. Just follow your intuition and allow yourself to be taken deeply into the stress relieving, contemplative experience. Supplies (oil pastels, Spirograph, markers, color pencils, etc.) provided, but you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer.

 

Guylene Resue, Librarian I

Hawthorne Branch Library

Alachua County Library District

352-481-1920

www.aclib.us/hawthorne

 

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Lego Builder’s Competition at the Melrose Library

Build with us!

Visit www.funinputnam.com as part of the Putnam County Library System

 

CALLING ALL MASTER BUILDERS! On Saturday, June 24th at 10:30 am, bring your original and completed LEGO, K’Nex, or other creation (sorry, no kits) to our library branch this summer to show off your creativity and skills and to compete to win fun LEGO-themed prizes! Prizes are awarded by age group (0-5, 6-10, 11-18) with first place in the 6-10 and 11-18 age groups receiving a $15 gift card. Adults are welcome to exhibit their creations but do not compete for prizes.

This is sure to be a fun event for all ages. Everyone welcome! at 312 Wynnwood Ave. (behind the post office.) Call 352.475.1237 for more information.

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Hawthorne Library Events for June 2017

 

Children’s events:

Storytime

Age Group(s): Preschool (3-5 years), Toddler (1-3 years), Baby (1 and under)

Date: Thursdays 6/1; 6/8; 6/15; 6/22; 9/29    Start Time: 10:30 AM    End Time: 11:00 AM

Description: Story-based interactive program featuring music, fingerplays, activities, and puppets for preschool children 0-5.

 

Summer at the Library Kickoff with Ice Cream

Age Group(s): Teen (12-18), Elementary (5-11 years), Preschool (1-5 years)

Date: 6/1/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Join us at the Hawthorne Library to kickoff the Summer with an Ice Cream Sundae! Register for Summer at the library, get a ticket, enjoy your ice cream and watch the movie Sing.

 

Family Gaming with Wii

Date: Mondays 6/5; 6/12; 6/19; 6/26   Start Time: 4:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Come play Wii this Summer at the library every Monday afternoon.

 

Tuesday Movie Matinee

Date: Tuesdays  6/6; 6/13; 6/20; 6/27   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: This summer at the library get out of the heat and bring the whole family to see a movie. Movies appropriate for all ages!

 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Relay Race

Age Group(s): Elementary (5-11 years)

Date: 6/7/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 4:00 PM

Description: Do you know how to recycle? Try our challenging trash relay race where you will have to beat the clock as you sort out which trash item goes where. Join us as we learn how to reduce and reuse with Alternative Waste.

Zumba

Age Group(s): Elementary (5-11 years)

Date: 6/14/2017   Start Time: 3:30 PM   End Time: 4:30 PM

Description: Dance away this Summer at the Library with Zumba. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

 

Zookeeping 101

Age Group(s): Elementary (5-11 years), All Ages

Date: 6/21/2017   Start Time: 4:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Come learn about what it takes to be a zookeeper from the staff and students at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. You’ll even get a chance to meet some of our animal ambassadors during this summer at the library event!

 

Art & Music with Linda Tiffany

Age Group(s): Elementary (5-11 years)

Date: 6/28/2017   Start Time: 3:30 PM   End Time: 4:30 PM

Description: Relax with an hour of music and art this Summer at the Library. Participants will use a variety of art materials to express the feel of the music. Relax and enjoy this program sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

TechSpace Fun for Everyone

Age Group(s): All Ages

Date: 6/29/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Join us for a fun and educational monthly makerspace! Bring the whole family or a friend and build with LEGOs, practice your coding skills with Scratch, build an alarm with LittleBits, Snap Circuits, Makey Makey, crafts and more! There is something for all ages to enjoy!

 

Teen Events:

Battle of the Books First Meeting

Age Group(s): Teen (12-18)

Date: Tuesdays 6/6; 6/13; 6/20; 6/27     Start Time: 2:00 PM    End Time: 2:45 PM

Description: Teens will meet once per week and read three pre-selected books & then compete against other teams in this battle of the books.

WizzBangz Bus

Age Group(s): Teen (10-18)

Date: Thursday 6/15/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 4:00 PM

Description: Explore hands on science experiments, including building rockets, this Summer at the Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

36MM Films

Age Group(s): Teen (10-18)

Date: Saturday 6/17/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 4:00 PM

Description: Discover the beauty and science of movie making with this hands on film editing program this Summer at the Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

Teen TechSpace

Age Group(s): Teen (10-18)

Date: 6/22/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 5:00 PM

Description: Join us this summer at the library where teens ages 10 – 18 will get to build with LEGO MindStorms, Create with Snap Circuits, LittleBits, have fun with OzoBots, get creative with Scratch and build your own video game, a craft and more!

Adult Events:

Book Club

Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up), seniors

Date: 6/1/2017    Start Time: 5:30 PM    End Time: 6:45 PM

Description: Join the Hawthorne Book Club for fun, food, and lively discussions! All are welcome! Even if you haven’t read this month’s selection, join us to see if the book is to your liking! Visit Hawthorne BookClub Activities for more info!

 

Color Me Carefree

Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up), Seniors

Date: 6/4/2017   Start Time: 2:00 PM   End Time: 3:15 PM

Description: No artistic expertise required. When you are focused on creating you are giving your busy mind a rest. Just follow your intuition and allow yourself to be taken deeply into the stress relieving, contemplative experience. Supplies provided (spirograph, oil pastels, markers, color pencils, crayons etc), but you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer.

 

Basic Computer Class for Seniors

Age Group(s): Seniors

Date: 6/5; 6/12; 6/19; 6/26   Start Time: 11:30 AM   End Time: 1:30 PM

Description: This continuing series of programs consists of 6 week long seminars of Introduction to Basic Computer Classes for Seniors. If you have your own laptop computer and would like to bring it to the class, you are welcome to bring it. Co-sponsored by the Hawthorne Life Enrichment Center and the City of Hawthorne, these seminars will make you comfortable using a computer before you know it! Please call 352-481-1920 for sign up. Must be registered to attend.

 

Restorative Yoga

Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up), Seniors

Date: Thursdays 6/8; 6/15; 6/22; 6/29   Start Time: 5:55 PM   End Time: 6:55 PM

Description: Build muscle strength, flexibility and increase endurance! Find peace and serenity during meditation.

 

Cooking from your Garden this Summer at the Library

Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up), Teen (12-18)

Date: Friday 6/16/2017   Start Time: 3:00 PM   End Time: 4:00 PM

Description: Join us this summer at the library for this once per month event with hands-on healthy cooking/food demonstrations and preparing, nutrition lesson with nutritionist from University of Florida, seed sharing and container gardening. Take home seeds to begin your Spring/Summer garden!

 

Paper Making

Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up), Seniors

Date: Saturday 6/24/2017   Start Time: 2:00 PM   End Time: 4:45 PM

Description: Let’s get our creative juices flowing and make some beautiful handcrafted paper in this summer at the library event. Alachua Waste Alternatives Specialist will show us how. Supplies provided, but if you want to include some flowers, petals, leaves, or other special decoration feel free to bring some to add to your mix.

Guylene Resue, Librarian I, Hawthorne Branch Library, Alachua County Library District, 352-481-1920

www.aclib.us/hawthorne

 

 

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Melrose Artwalk and more for June 2, 2017

Artwork by our Co-op members will also be presented on the walls of the big hall, so come on by. We will also have music by the Treble Makers.
For the current Art & Fitness class schedule visit Facebook: Mossman Hall
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REMINDER:  On Saturday, June 3 from 8 to noon, there will be a Multi-Yard Sale in Heritage Park which is next to us on Grove St. and $5 space fees will all benefit the Mossman Home Preservation Foundation.
REMINDER #2:  The Melrose Senior Center will be holding a fund raising auction of various items at Mossman Hall on Friday June 9, 2017 from 5 to 7 pm to benefit the Melrose Senior Center. The Silent Auction will feature: original art, quilts, collectibles, jewelry, gift certificates and more!  Contact PJ Thran to donate at 352-475-2589
Melrose Bay Art Gallery will be featuring the work of former Melrose resident and architect of the Melrose Senior Center,  Ron Haase at the Friday, June 2 Melrose Artwalk from 6 to 9 pm.
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Marihelen Wheeler featured speaker of DWCLA May 25

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New book on Melrose

The book Melrose, Florida – An Illustrated History – is completed and  will go on sale on Saturday, May 20 from 10  a.m. to 1 p.m. at the History Museum in Heritage Park on SR 26 in Melrose.The authors Kevin McCarthy and Rosemary Daurer will be present to sell and sign the book. Cost is $10.00. For additional information, contact Rosemary Daurer at 475-2413.

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Melrose Multi-Yard Sale

Clean out the closet and garage and bring it all down to Heritage Park. $5 table fees to benefit Mossman Home Preservation Foundation a non-profit 501-C3.

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Burn Bans

Bans against open fires are in effect for Alachua, Clay, Putnam, and Marion counties along with many other counties outside our region. Please be cautious with potential fire hazards, and call 9-1-1 if you see unattended flames.

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