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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Writer’s Critique Workshop
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Aug 04, 5:30 pm
Offer and accept constructive criticism and comments to improve your fiction, nonfiction and poetry in a supportive atmosphere led by library staff.
(2 hr.)
Medicare Financial Assistance
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Aug 06, 10:30 am
If you have Medicare, don’t miss out on opportunities to save on your Medicare bills. Join Desirae Carter of SHINE to learn how to save on your Medicare costs and find out if you are eligible.
(90 min.)
Preregister.
The Great Courses® How to Stay Fit as You Age
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Aug 07, 2:00 pm
Lecture 9: Accepting a New Reality. Lecture 10: Challenges - Illness and Chronic Pain.
Age brings many rewarding benefits: wisdom, patience, experience and understanding. As we get older, we also discover changes in how our bodies move and behave, but you can choose to make decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and healthy one.
(75 min.)
Preregister.
Imagination Radio Players Live Performance
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Aug 12, 10:00 am
Watch the radio players reenact old time radio shows, original network comedies and dramas with sound effects. All ages. (60 min.) Please call 561-649-5486 to preregister.
Superhero Movie
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Aug 13, 1:00 pm
"Captain America the First Avenger." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (124 min.)
PG-13
The Great Courses® How to Stay Fit as You Age
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Aug 14, 2:00 pm
Lecture 11: Small Steps - A Path to Big Benefits. Lecture 12: Making It Work - The Right Plan for You.
Age brings many rewarding benefits: wisdom, patience, experience and understanding. As we get older, we also discover changes in how our bodies move and behave, but you can choose to make decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and healthy one.
(75 min.)
Preregister.
August Movie Matinee
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Aug 20, 1:00 pm
"Dumb and Dumber To."
©‎Universal Pictures.
(110 min.)
PG-13
The Great Courses® How to Stay Fit as You Age
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Aug 21, 2:00 pm
Lecture 13: Relaxation Strategies. Lecture 14: Foundational Fitness.
Age brings many rewarding benefits: wisdom, patience, experience and understanding. As we get older, we also discover changes in how our bodies move and behave, but you can choose to make decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and healthy one.
(75 min.)
Preregister.
August Movie Matinee
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Aug 27, 1:00 pm
"August Rush."
©‎Warner Bros.
(114 min.)
PG
The Great Courses® How to Stay Fit as You Age
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Fri, Aug 28, 2:00 pm
Lecture 15: Core Strength and Balance. Lecture 16: Workplace Fitness.
Age brings many rewarding benefits: wisdom, patience, experience and understanding. As we get older, we also discover changes in how our bodies move and behave, but you can choose to make decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and healthy one.
(75 min.)
Preregister.
Children's Program
Family Movie Matinee
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Tue, Aug 04, 10:30 am
"Brave."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(93 min.)
All ages.
PG
Preregister.
Family Movie Matinee
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Mon, Aug 10, 3:00 pm
"Big Hero 6."
©‎Walt Disney Pictures.
(102 min.)
All ages.
PG
Preregister.
Family & Child Workshop: For Parents and Guardians of Preschoolers
Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Wed, Aug 26, 11:00 am
Join Claudia Rodriguez, from the Anti-Defamation League, in this Early Childhood Workshop. Parents participate together with your child in activities and receive tools designed to develop your child’s success. Space is limited.
(60 min.)
Preregister.