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Activities & Events for All Ages

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E.g., 06/26/2019
E.g., 06/26/2019

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, May 28, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

05/07
05/14
05/21
05/28

Internet Privacy

Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 30, 10:00 am

During Internet Danger Month, learn about the different terms, functions and tools that you can use to ensure your internet privacy and safety. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

During Internet Danger Month, learn about the different terms, functions and tools that you can use to ensure your internet privacy and safety. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

05/30

Medicare Part C or Advantage Plan

Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 30, 2:30 pm

Learn new information about the enrollment rules for Medicare Advantage Open Plan. Presented by the Area Agency on Aging. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn new information about the enrollment rules for Medicare Advantage Open Plan. Presented by the Area Agency on Aging. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

05/30

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 04, 1:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 11, 1:30 pm
Tue, Jun 18, 1:30 pm
Tue, Jun 25, 1:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25

To the Planets, the Stars & Beyond!

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jun 05, 3:30 pm

Reach for the stars and venture into outer space with books, songs, games and a space-tastic craft. Ages 5-7. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Reach for the stars and venture into outer space with books, songs, games and a space-tastic craft. Ages 5-7. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/05

Summer Blast-Off Dance Party!

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jun 06, 3:30 pm

Join in the intergalactic fun with music, games, dancing and more. Don't forget to register for the Summer Reading Program! Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join in the intergalactic fun with music, games, dancing and more. Don't forget to register for the Summer Reading Program! Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/06

"I See the Moon" Family Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 08, 11:00 am

Join us as we celebrate the moon and stars with stories, songs and a special starry craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Join us as we celebrate the moon and stars with stories, songs and a special starry craft. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/08

Teen Summer Blast-Off

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 08, 2:30 pm

Sign up for the Summer Reading Program, get information on upcoming programs and prizes. Create and design your own tealight planets and stay for snacks and a movie. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Sign up for the Summer Reading Program, get information on upcoming programs and prizes. Create and design your own tealight planets and stay for snacks and a movie. Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (2 hr.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/08

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series

Greenacres Branch
Mon, Jun 10, 2:30 pm

History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

Lectures: The Ruthless Ambition of the Conquistadors. Henry Hudson-Death on the Ice.
About this Series

History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

06/10

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 11, 1:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 04, 1:30 pm
Tue, Jun 18, 1:30 pm
Tue, Jun 25, 1:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25

LEGO® Bricks & More

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 11, 3:30 pm

Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks are available for smaller hands. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our collection of LEGO® bricks. Jumbo blocks are available for smaller hands. Ages 3-8. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/11

The Worst Mistakes in Federal Contracting

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jun 12, 2:30 pm

The Florida Procurement Technical Assistance Center (FAU) will give tips on how to avoid contract errors when working with the federal government. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

The Florida Procurement Technical Assistance Center (FAU) will give tips on how to avoid contract errors when working with the federal government. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/12

Button Craft

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jun 13, 2:30 pm

Enjoy a crafty afternoon creating artwork using buttons and paint on canvas. Materials provided. Dress to get a little messy. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Enjoy a crafty afternoon creating artwork using buttons and paint on canvas. Materials provided. Dress to get a little messy. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/13

Books in Space With Magician Brent Gregory!

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jun 14, 10:30 am

Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister. 

06/14

Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 15, 11:00 am

Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice your reading skills by reading with licensed therapy dog Reubie! Sign in for a 15-minute slot. Ages 5-10. Space is limited. First come, first served. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/15

If You Give a Dad a Donut ...

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 15, 3:30 pm

Happy Dad's Day! Enjoy a Saturday morning celebrating dads and the special men in your life with a silly story by Laura Numeroff, a craft and donuts of course! All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Happy Dad's Day! Enjoy a Saturday morning celebrating dads and the special men in your life with a silly story by Laura Numeroff, a craft and donuts of course! All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/15

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 18, 1:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 04, 1:30 pm
Tue, Jun 11, 1:30 pm
Tue, Jun 25, 1:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25

Starry Night PJ Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 18, 6:30 pm

Settle in for a special pajama story time that will be out of this world. Listen to stories about space and make a star-studded craft!  Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Settle in for a special pajama story time that will be out of this world. Listen to stories about space and make a star-studded craft!  Ages 3-7. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/18

Coding With Tech Toys: Bee-Bots®

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jun 19, 3:30 pm

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 6-9. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Ages 6-9. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/19

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jun 20, 1:30 pm
"Boy Erased," by Garrard Conley. Book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 

June is National GLBT Book Month™. 

About this Series

June is National GLBT Book Month™. 

06/20"Boy Erased," by Garrard Conley. Book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/27"Boy Erased." ©Focus Features. (111 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) Preregister. R 

Pokémon Club

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jun 20, 3:30 pm

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring your DS or Pokémon cards and get ready to battle, trade and make new friends. Ages 5-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/20

Wigglecise

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Jun 21, 11:00 am

We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

We will wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using shakers, balls, instruments and more. Ages 2-4. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/21

A World of Colors Family Story Time

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 22, 11:00 am

Bring your family and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a craft all about colors! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring your family and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a craft all about colors! Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/22

Movie Matinee

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 22, 2:00 pm

"Last Flag Flying." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (124 min.) In honor of Flag Day on Fri, Jun 14. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.R

About this Series

"Last Flag Flying." ©Lions Gate Films, Inc. (124 min.) In honor of Flag Day on Fri, Jun 14. Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.R

06/22

English Exchange

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 1:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Jun 04, 1:30 pm
Tue, Jun 11, 1:30 pm
Tue, Jun 18, 1:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

06/04
06/11
06/18
06/25

Coding With Tech Toys: LEGO® WeDo

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 3:30 pm

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming while creating projects using LEGOs®. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming while creating projects using LEGOs®. Ages 7-12. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/25

Family Game Night

Greenacres Branch
Tue, Jun 25, 6:30 pm

Challenge yourself and your family to some fun and games including Jenga, board games, Rubik’s Cube, puzzles and more! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Challenge yourself and your family to some fun and games including Jenga, board games, Rubik’s Cube, puzzles and more! Ages 3 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/25

Medicare Financial Assistance

Greenacres Branch
Wed, Jun 26, 2:30 pm

The Aging and Disability Resource Center's (ADRC) Health Benefits Coordinator will discuss the new Medicare card and financial assistance options. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

The Aging and Disability Resource Center's (ADRC) Health Benefits Coordinator will discuss the new Medicare card and financial assistance options. (90 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/26

Book & Film Discussion

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Jun 27, 1:30 pm
"Boy Erased." ©Focus Features. (111 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) Preregister. 

June is National GLBT Book Month™. 

About this Series

June is National GLBT Book Month™. 

06/20"Boy Erased," by Garrard Conley. Book discussion. (60 min.) Preregister. 
06/27"Boy Erased." ©Focus Features. (111 min.) Film viewing and discussion. (2 hr.) Preregister. R 

Dream Boards

Greenacres Branch
Sat, Jun 29, 3:30 pm

Create a dream (or vision) board to help clarify your dreams and goals for the future. Add images, photos, affirmations or anything that makes you feel happy! Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Create a dream (or vision) board to help clarify your dreams and goals for the future. Add images, photos, affirmations or anything that makes you feel happy! Refreshments provided. Ages 12-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

06/29