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April Art and Artists:
Main Library: John Cielukowski's Still-Lifes
Community Room: Ken & Chris Parker’s Fine Art Photography
Display Case: Patrice Thomas’ Wire Jewelry
Healthy Planet of Brevard presents Vegan Author Ellen Jaffe Jones
Tuesday, April 22 at 6pm
Popular author, speaker, and trainer Ellen Jaffe Jones will introduce her new book, Paleo Vegan, and talk about the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle and how to overcome common challenges faced by vegans and vegetarians. Copies of her book will be available for sale and signing.
CANCELLED! - Asian Cooking: Tips & Tricks
Thursday, April 24 at 3pm
Regrettably this class has been cancelled. We will reschedule the class for a future date. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Free Friday Movies: Award-Losing Films
Fridays, through May 9 at 3pm
These nominees didn’t always go home with the gold, but they shine in their own right. Free popcorn and refreshments will be served.
April 25: Nebraska, rated R, 114 minutes
May 2: Captain Phillips, rated PG-13, 135 minutes
May 9: Gravity, rated PG-13, 91 minutes
Sea Turtle Preservation Society: Turtle Talk
Saturday, April 26 at 2pm (1:30pm for Volunteer Registration)
The Sea Turtle Preservation Society will present an introduction to local sea turtle species, biology, and conservation that includes slideshows, informational pamphlets, and models of turtles for guests to discuss and touch. This educational presentation is also a prerequisite for any volunteer activity involving hands-on work with turtles. Register at the program from 1:30 to 2pm or online at online.
Music on a Sunday Afternoon SEASON FINALE: Sybil Gage
Sunday, April 27 at 2pm
Sybil Gage is a perennial favorite in the Space Coast Jazz Society Concert Series and the Florida Today calls her "The Undisputed Queen of Local Blues and Jazz." She performs a mix of standards, little-known gems, and her own original compositions. Her shows are unparalleled in their musical savoir faire and sense of atmosphere.
Art Journaling with Joan Throm
Tuesdays, April 29, May 13 and 20 at 10am
Art journaling restores inner tranquility and is a fun way to record responses to day-to-day feelings. This is not a class series; please attend any or all meetings you wish. Cost is $5.
Healthy Planet of Brevard presents Sprouting Basics
Tuesday, April 29 at 6pm
Experienced sprouter Kim Smith will teach you how you can feed yourself easily, economically, heartily, and healthfully with seeds and beans and TLC. Learn techniques, recipes, and nutritional information about protein-packed sprouts. With the samples served at the program, you’ll see what a difference a bean makes.
Friends of the Thousand Islands Annual Meeting
Wednesday, April 30 at 6pm
The public is welcome to attend the Friends of the Thousand Islands’ Annual Meeting to learn about current, upcoming, and ongoing conservation efforts in the Thousand Islands.
Mondays, 11am, Overeaters Anonymous. This group meets each Monday in the Jane von Thron Room. For further information contact Sandra H. at 321-452-2861.
Mondays, 1:30-4:30pm, CareerSource Brevard: Job Search Assistance. Veterans and other job seekers receive assistance in the Captain's Room in searching for work and entering the job market. For more info contact Thomas Thompson at 321-394-0572 or Mary Hagan at 321-394-0560.
Tuesdays, 10am, Writers' Workshop. New and experienced writers are welcome to these meetings in the Captain's Room. Call Mary Burruss at 321-783-6997 for more information.
Tuesdays, 4pm, Al-Anon Family Group. Friends and family of alcoholics meet every Tuesday in the Captain's Room.
2nd Tuesday, 1pm, Tuesday Beach Readers Book Club. The next meeting takes place May 13 in the Captain's Room and the selection will be My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor.
3rd Tuesday, 2pm, PlayReaders Group. All attendees are provided with a copy of the play and are encouraged to participate. Please note: This group is not meeting in December due to the holiday. The next meeting takes place on May 20 in the Jane von Thron Room. Contact Jean Whitfield for details at 321-784-1105.
Wednesdays, 2-4pm, Socrates Café Engage in stimulating conversation on a variety of philosophical and existential topics. No reading or preparation required. Topic for April 23: Can men and women understand each other, be friends, work together, and/or share power?
2nd Wednesday, 11:30am, Morning Book Discussion Group. Newcomers are welcome to attend. The next meeting takes place May 14 in the Captain's Room and the selection will be Crossing to Safety by Wallace Earle Stegner.
Thursdays, 1-4pm, The Watercolor Group. This social, non-instructive painting group is open to anyone with an interest in watercolors. Bring your materials and paint with fellow artists. For further information, contact Cathy Brion at 321-258-2011 or Jo Lincoln at 321-868-0163.
Fridays, 10am-1pm, Master Gardening Clinic. Master Gardeners answer questions about plants, pests, diseases, etc, in this open house held each Friday in the Captain's Room. Contact Marion Anderson for details at 321-784-1874.
Fridays, 10am-2pm, SHINE Individual Counseling. Trained SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) counselors assist seniors and the disabled with their Medicare and Medicaid questions in Study Room 4. SHINE one-on-one counseling is free, unbiased, and confidential. Appointments are required. For more info or to schedule a counseling session call 321-323-9418 or email email@example.com
4th Friday, 10am-12pm. Walk-ins with Commissioner Chuck Nelson. The Commissioner will be available in the Captain’s Room to address issues of interest or concern. The next open house will be held on April 25.
Tuesdays, through 5/13, 2-3:15pm: All-Levels Hatha Yoga with Emily Hain. This is a relaxing, non-competitive class appropriate for beginners or experienced practitioners. Cost is $5 per session.
Wednesdays, through 4/30, 9-10am, T’ai Chi with John Estes. This ancient martial art incorporates principles of health and meditation into its practice. Cost is $5 per session.
YOUTH DEPT. PROGRAMS
10:15am, Toddler Time (ages 5 and under)
4:30pm, StoryTime (ages 4-7)
Wednesday, April 23 at 4pm
Join in for building challenges, individual and team projects, contests and themed events. You can bring your own bricks or dig into our large collection to create unique designs. Please sign up in advance with the Youth Dept.
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