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  1. New exhibition at the Modernism Museum-- Space Oddities: The Sequel

    July 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - July 1, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Modernism Museum Mount Dora

    The Modernism Museum Mount Dora is pleased to announce its new exhibition, Space Oddities: The Sequel. The exhibition opens on Tuesday, July 9th and will run until mid-2020. Space Oddities: The Sequel expands upon the Modernism Museum’s exhibition of mind-bending Post-Modern designs created by the radical 1980s design collective known as Memphis. This exhibit features hundreds of new Memphis design objects never-before displayed at the Modernism Museum. A members-only opening reception will be held on Wednesday, July 10th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in the Modernism Museum gallery. This event is only open to 3MD Members; however, memberships will be available for purchase at the event. Individual-level Memberships start at $40 and several levels are available. Please visit modernismmuseum.org/memberships or call (352) 385-0034 for more information on becoming a 3MD Member and to find the membership level that is right for you.

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  2. “The Nature of Things: An Abstract Interpretation” Exhibit

    August 2, 2019, 10:00 AM - September 28, 2019, 4:00 PM

    Featuring works by abstract painter Laura Varich and large-scale sculptor Benjamin Peterson. Opening reception: August 9th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  3. “The Nature of Things: An Abstract Interpretation” Exhibit

    August 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Mount Dora Center For The Arts

    Featuring works by abstract painter Laura Varich and large-scale sculptor Benjamin Peterson. Opening reception: August 9th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  4. “The Nature of Things: An Abstract Interpretation” Exhibit

    August 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Mount Dora Center For The Arts

    Featuring works by abstract painter Laura Varich and large-scale sculptor Benjamin Peterson. Opening reception: August 9th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  5. “The Nature of Things: An Abstract Interpretation” Exhibit

    August 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Mount Dora Center For The Arts

    Featuring works by abstract painter Laura Varich and large-scale sculptor Benjamin Peterson. Opening reception: August 9th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  6. “The Nature of Things: An Abstract Interpretation” Exhibit

    August 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Mount Dora Center For The Arts

    Featuring works by abstract painter Laura Varich and large-scale sculptor Benjamin Peterson. Opening reception: August 9th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  7. “The Nature of Things: An Abstract Interpretation” Exhibit

    August 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Mount Dora Center For The Arts

    Featuring works by abstract painter Laura Varich and large-scale sculptor Benjamin Peterson. Opening reception: August 9th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  8. “The Nature of Things: An Abstract Interpretation” Exhibit

    August 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Mount Dora Center For The Arts

    Featuring works by abstract painter Laura Varich and large-scale sculptor Benjamin Peterson. Opening reception: August 9th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  9. “The Nature of Things: An Abstract Interpretation” Exhibit

    August 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Mount Dora Center For The Arts

    Featuring works by abstract painter Laura Varich and large-scale sculptor Benjamin Peterson. Opening reception: August 9th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  10. “The Nature of Things: An Abstract Interpretation” Exhibit

    August 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Mount Dora Center For The Arts

    Featuring works by abstract painter Laura Varich and large-scale sculptor Benjamin Peterson. Opening reception: August 9th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  11. “The Nature of Things: An Abstract Interpretation” Exhibit

    August 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Mount Dora Center For The Arts

    Featuring works by abstract painter Laura Varich and large-scale sculptor Benjamin Peterson. Opening reception: August 9th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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Boards & Committees Calendar

  1. Public Arts Committee Meeting

    August 27, 2019, 3:30 PM @ City Hall Boardroom

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  2. Development Review Committee Meeting

    August 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  3. Historic Preservation Board Meeting

    August 28, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Library - Adult Calendar

  1. Beginning Ukulele

    August 24, 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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  2. Free Tobacco Cessation Program

    August 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Simpson Farm House

    If you're ready to quit tobacco, help is FREE! Register for the Florida Department of Health in Lake County's Tobacco Prevention Program 5-class series by calling 1-877-252-6094. Free nicotine replacement patches, gum and lozenges provided while supplies last and if medically appropriate.

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  3. Drop-In Crochet Class

    August 26, 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

    August 26, 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

    August 27, 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. English Conversation Class

    August 28, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 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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  7. Microsoft Excel: Basics

    August 28, 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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  8. Classic Film

    August 28, 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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  9. English Conversation Class

    August 29, 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. Sweet Peas a Baby Story Time

    August 24, 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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  2. Toddler Time

    August 28, 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. 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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  3. Preschool Story Time/Stay & Play

    August 29, 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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  4. Sweet Peas a Baby Story Time

    August 31, 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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