Viva Florida 500 at the Orlando Public Library

Orlando Public Library

Viva Florida is an on-going event throughout Florida, celebrating our past, present and future. Celebrate Viva Florida at the Orlando Public Library this September with one of their events.

Classical Guitar with Miguel Cardenas
Orlando Public Library, Library Central
Friday September 6, 2013 at noon
Cardenas, accompanied by his piano playing partner, will be playing impressive Classical Guitar songs for your enjoyment at Library Central.

 

Attack On the Fort
Orlando Public Library Children’s Library – Friday September 6, 2013 at 3pm
Southwest Branch – Tuesday September 17, 2013 at 4pm
Castillo de Marcos has a monument with the power to protect and makes this one fort you will want to learn all about. Come and find out what makes this fort so unique. Ages 6-12.

 

Henry Cordero Y Su Combo Show
Orlando Public Library, Library Central
Friday September 20, 2013 at 1pm.
Celebrate Hispanic culture in Florida with Henry Cordero y su Combo Show. Enjoy some engaging latin music.

 

Heritage Trail
Orlando Public Library, Library Central
Saturday September 21, 2013 at 11:30am
The Mulleage Music School students are performing piano recitals to honor sweet melodies of Florida, including “Suwanee River” and others to commemorate Florida’s 500th Anniversary.

 

The Spanish Legacy in Florida
Orlando Public Library, Albertson Room
Saturday September 21, 2013 at 2pm
University of Florida professor Dr. Steven Noll explores the long influence of Spain and Spanish culture in Florida from early exploration to today’s multi-cultural and multi-lingual society.

 

Susan Hubbard and the Art of Florida Storytelling
Orlando Public Library, Albertson Room
Saturday September 28, 2013 at 11:30am
What makes a story a great Florida story? Author Susan Hubbard talks about her own stories and how sensory details make a story uniquely Floridian.

 

Lost Orlando
Orlando Public Library, Library Central
Saturday September 28, 2013 at 2pm
Authors Stephanie Gaub Antequino and Tana Mosier Porter take you back in time to discover the repeated reincarnation of “The City Beautiful”in their book Lost Orlando.

 

The History of Negro Spiritual
Orlando Public Library, Library Central Sunday September 29, 2013 at 3pm
Hiawassee Branch Thursday October 3, 2013 at 6pm
Dr Naima Johnston-Bush presents a dynamic musical adventure that explores slavery in Florida and the negro spiritual as a historical American art form. Tracing the history of this powerful musical expression of faith, participants will journey from the 1600’s to the present illustrating the impact and influence of African American spiritual music in genres today.

 

Photo taken from Central Florida Herp Society website <http://www.centralfloridaherpsociety.org/#!/url=example.php>

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