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  1. Calendar Overlay ALL Community Events (4)
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ALL Community Events

  1. “Earth Song” Exhibit

    January 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - February 25, 2019, 5:00 PM

    Four female artists whose works display a profound, almost sacred, connection to nature and its processes. Opening reception: January 11th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  2. Robert Burns Night

    January 25, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    It's time to make your reservation for the Mount Dora Sister Cities Association's presentation of its 27th Annual Robert Burns Night on January 25, 2019 in the Social Hall at The Lakes of Mount Dora. Entertainment includes Don McCallum, the Tartantrums, and the Mount Dora Pipe and Drum Band. Catering by Magical Meat Boutique. And, of course, haggis. BYOB. Reserve your seat by January 18, 2019 online: www.mountdorasistercities.org or call or text Bill Gearing at 352-455-4418.

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  3. The New World Music Band: Caribbean Salsa, Live at the Museum!

    January 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Modernism Museum Mount Dora

    Modernism Museum Mount Dora will be hosting the New World Music Band, led by flute and saxophone virtuoso Gabriel de David! The concert will take place in the museum gallery on Saturday, January 26th at 7:00pm. A sparkling and white wine reception is included, which begins at 6:30pm. The New World Music Band plays Caribbean salsa and will feature a quartet of guitar, drums and percussion, all led by Gabriel de David on flute and saxophone. Gabriel de David has been a professional musician and teacher for more than 25 years. He holds a master’s degree in music education and has played with many renowned Puerto Rican salsa groups. Tickets are $20 for 3MD members and $30 for nonmembers and includes the sparkling and white wine reception which precedes the performance. Tickets can be purchased at the museum or online by visiting https://ezticketapp.com/?s=ez4189

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  4. The New World Music Band: Caribbean Salsa, Live at the Museum!

    January 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Modernism Museum Mount Dora

    Modernism Museum Mount Dora will be hosting the New World Music Band, led by flute and saxophone virtuoso Gabriel de David! The concert will take place in the museum gallery on Saturday, January 26th at 7:00pm. A sparkling and white wine reception is included, which begins at 6:30pm. The New World Music Band plays Caribbean salsa and will feature a quartet of guitar, drums and percussion, all led by Gabriel de David on flute and saxophone. Gabriel de David has been a professional musician and teacher for more than 25 years. He holds a master’s degree in music education and has played with many renowned Puerto Rican salsa groups. Tickets are $20 for 3MD members and $30 for nonmembers and includes the sparkling and white wine reception which precedes the performance. Tickets can be purchased at the museum or online by visiting https://ezticketapp.com/?s=ez4189.

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Boards & Committees Calendar

  1. Public Arts Committee Meeting

    January 22, 2019, 3:30 PM @ City Hall Boardroom

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  2. Charter Review Ad Hoc Committee Meeting

    January 23, 2019, 3:30 PM

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  3. Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Meeting

    January 24, 2019, 5:30 PM @ City Hall Boardroom

    Meeting date rescheduled due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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  4. Development Review Committee Meeting

    January 30, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  5. Historic Preservation Board Meeting

    January 30, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Community Building Calendar

  1. Rhonda Vincent Live in Concert

    January 24, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Building

    A firecracker of talent that powers one of the hottest shows in any genre of music! World Class Musicians, and an Award Winning Voice seamlessly set the stage for a breath-taking, one-of-a-kind, must see performance; that reaches beyond the boundaries of bluegrass music!.

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  2. The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

    January 27, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Community Building

    The first Glenn Miller Orchestra did not make it at all. It was a total and absolute economic failure. But Glenn knew what he wanted, held to that dedication and relentlessly worked to succeed. He launched his second band – the one that lives on today – in March of 1938. The Glenn Miller Orchestra has been a “hit” ever since.

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Library - Adult Calendar

  1. Chess Club

    January 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Study Room

    Come watch, learn, and play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome! Beginners will learn basic moves and then be paired with a player. Beginners are especially welcome! Studies have shown that chess may raise students' IQ and help prevent Alzheimer's. Chess is call "the game of kings" and will boost your creativity, memory, and problem-solving skills. Drop in anytime between 10:00am and noon, on the first and third Saturday of each month. No registration required.

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  2. Meet Author Elizabeth Camden

    January 20, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Community Room

    Join the Bland Writers for a very special program with author Elizabeth Camden! Elizabeth's presentation, Various Routes to Publication, will cover the following topics: Traditional or indie publishing Defining your genre Landing an agent or going it alone How to navigate the evolving landscape in publishing and how a writer can ride the wave No registration is required for this free program. Refreshments served. Sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  3. Drop-In Crochet Class

    January 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Archives Room

    Make new friends in this drop-in class for all skill levels. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your crocheting skills. No registration required.

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  4. English Conversation Class

    January 21, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday and Thursday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los Lunes y Jueves de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Itu ngles en la Biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice your English at the library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  5. Mount Dora Genealogy Group

    January 22, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room

    Are you curious about your family tree? Join Mount Dora's Genealogy Group and share your stories, learn from the pro's and make new friends. Each month has a new scheduled program and/or speaker, and no registration is required. This program is sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  6. Microsoft Excel: Basics

    January 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Technology Lab

    W.T. Bland Public Library Technology Lab Registration begins 1/2/2019 at 8:00 AM Learn how to use Excel to organize numbers and text in a spreadsheet format. Excel spreadsheets can be used for budgets, work and school projects, record-keeping, lists, inventories, and more. By the end of this class you should be able to create and format a spreadsheet; enter and edit data; and use basic formulas to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers in a horizontal row or vertical column. Attendees will use PCs in the W.T. Bland Public Library Technology Lab, which have Microsoft Excel 2016 installed.

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  7. Classic Film

    January 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

    Enjoy free popcorn and curated classic films every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The program starts at 7:00pm, with a brief synopsis of what makes it a classic film (pre-1970), followed by a traditional movie cartoon before the feature. Titles are subject to change and are not listed on this calendar. To learn the film scheduled for particular week, please call the Circulation Desk (352) 735-7180 (option 5). No registration is required for this free program.

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  8. Census Recruiting Event

    January 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Meet a U.S. Census Recruiting Assistant and let her help you apply to be a Census Taker (starting pay is $15.50 to $20.50 per hour). No registration is required for this free program, which will take place in our Technology Lab.

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  9. Beginning Digital Photography

    January 24, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    "Where is the flash? What about the batteries? What do these buttons do? Can my shots be edited on the camera? How do I focus my shots?" This class will answer these basic questions. Instructor Steve Berger is a photographer with years of photography instruction experience. This class is a hands-on workshop for beginners. You'll learn how to operate your digital camera and practice taking shots during class. Please bring your digital camera (make sure it is charged).

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  10. English Conversation Class

    January 24, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday and Thursday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los Lunes y Jueves de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Itu ngles en la Biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice your English at the library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  11. Beginning Ukulele

    January 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room

    New to the ukulele? Interested in jamming with other adults? Learn and play together in our new ukulele class for adults and explore chords, strumming techniques, and learn easy songs. Please bring your own ukulele to class. Teens and tweens are also welcome. Ukulele class meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM (in the Library) and on the fourth Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM (at the Simpson Farmhouse).

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  12. Introducing the Mount Dora Archives

    January 27, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Community Room

    ntroducing the Mount Dora Archives! All are welcome to a preview of the new online Mount Dora Archives. Learn how to view images of our town’s past, collections planned for the future and how you can participate. The Mount Dora Archives is a collaboration of the Mount Dora Historical Society, the City of Mount Dora and the Mount Dora Library Association. Refreshments served. No registration required. Sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  13. Drop-In Crochet Class

    January 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Archives Room

    Make new friends in this drop-in class for all skill levels. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your crocheting skills. No registration required.

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  14. English Conversation Class

    January 28, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday and Thursday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los Lunes y Jueves de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Itu ngles en la Biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice your English at the library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  15. English Conversation Class

    January 31, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday and Thursday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los Lunes y Jueves de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Itu ngles en la Biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice your English at the library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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Library - Youth Calendar

  1. Imagination at Work

    January 19, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children's Program Room

    Imagination is a creative force we use to put our ideas into action. We will explore this process by learning how famous artists used their imaginations from childhood, to achieve their creative goals, then create our own artwork inspired by the artist. Grades 1-6. Must register for this program. Register online for this class at mylakelibrary.org. Select Programs & Events, then Event Calendar and Locations (W.T. Bland Public Library). Please like us on Facebook!

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  2. Sunday Family Story Time

    January 20, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Children's Program Room

    Join us for a story time and fun activities for the whole family! Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  3. Family Nature Club

    January 20, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children's Program Room

    Time spent outdoors relieves stress, so bring your family to unplug and explore nature. Please like us on Facebook!

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  4. BiblioBop Dance

    January 21, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    For preschoolers who love music, rhymes and lots of dancing! We cannot accommodate large groups such as daycares. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  5. Story Birds - Growing Early Readers

    January 22, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Stories, puppets, songs and rhymes for preschoolers. Come and meet Miss Kim! Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  6. Girls Who Code

    January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    What is a Girls Who Code Club? Tuesdays at 6:00 pm, beginning January 8, 2019. Girls Who Code Clubs, which are modeled after the nationwide program, are meant for girls to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models, and use computer science to change the world. Registration is limited to eight students (middle school and high school) and the program runs from Tuesday, January 8, 2019 until Tuesday, April 30, 2019. You will be registered for all sessions. Register online for this class at mylakelibrary.org Select Programs & Events, then Event Calendar and Locations (W.T. Bland Public Library). Please like us on Facebook!

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  7. Toddler Time

    January 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Enjoy stories, finger-plays, songs and bubbles. Suggested ages birth to 2 1/2 years. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  8. Preschool Story Time/Stay & Play

    January 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lisa. After story time, stay and play with an assortment of our educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and older. Please like us on Facebook!

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  9. Sweet Peas a Baby Story Time

    January 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Saturdays at 10:30 am, beginning January 26, 2019. Announcing a special story time for babies up to 15 months as well as expectant parents. Meet other caregivers while supporting your baby’s early development needs. Staff have been specially trained on the latest best practices for infant and in utero story times. Infant story times are structured differently because the needs of babies are so different! Toddlers who are brought to this story time will have a special role as well. Thanks to the Friends of the Library, this story time has new books and new developmentally appropriate toys. Parents and babies are welcome to stay for play and explore following the story time. Please like us on Facebook!

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  10. Sunday Family Story Time

    January 27, 2019, All Day @ Children's Program Room

    Join us for a story time and fun activities for the whole family! Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  11. BiblioBop Dance

    January 28, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    For preschoolers who love music, rhymes and lots of dancing! We cannot accommodate large groups such as daycares. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  12. Story Birds - Growing Early Readers

    January 29, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Stories, puppets, songs and rhymes for preschoolers. Come and meet Miss Kim! Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  13. Girls Who Code

    January 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    What is a Girls Who Code Club? Tuesdays at 6:00 pm, beginning January 8, 2019. Girls Who Code Clubs, which are modeled after the nationwide program, are meant for girls to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models, and use computer science to change the world. Registration is limited to eight students (middle school and high school) and the program runs from Tuesday, January 8, 2019 until Tuesday, April 30, 2019. You will be registered for all sessions. Register online for this class at mylakelibrary.org Select Programs & Events, then Event Calendar and Locations (W.T. Bland Public Library). Please like us on Facebook!

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  14. Toddler Time

    January 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Enjoy stories, finger-plays, songs and bubbles. Suggested ages birth to 2 1/2 years. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  15. Preschool Story Time/Stay & Play

    January 31, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lisa. After story time, stay and play with an assortment of our educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and older. Please like us on Facebook!

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