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For a complete listing, see the Calendar of Events.

2017
Hispanic Heritage
Month
September 15 - October 15

Bolivia Mágica Ballet Folkórico

Bolivia Mágica Ballet Folkórico

Take a journey to Bolivia and enjoy folkloric dances set to traditional tunes.

Saturday, October 14, 1 p.m.
Coral Reef Branch

Harvey

Harvey

Melodic Spanish guitar soundscapes combine with passionate vocals to create relaxed rhythms for all ages to enjoy.

Saturday, October 14, 2 p.m.
Miami Beach Regional

Mario Kart Tournament

Attention gamers of all ages! Challenge your friends and compete for a prize by playing Mario Kart 8 for Wii U. Rounds will be held for children, teens and adults. Winners will move on to the final rounds at the Mini Comic Con on Saturday, November 4 at the Main Library.

Please contact the branch for more information.

10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 7
Northeast Dade–Aventura Branch

Saturday, October 14
Naranja Branch

Saturday, October 21
West Kendall Regional

Mario Racing
Downtown Miami Art Days

Destination Art

Channel your inner artist and help paint a community mural with artist Luis Valle. Enjoy a sketchbooking workshop, crafts for kids, an art tour, and the music of Pavel Vitier and Frank Valle.

Saturday, October 14, 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Main Library

Children's Events

Mother Playing with Baby

Baby Yoga

Experience an amazing way to connect with your baby exploring yoga poses, using body percussion and breathing techniques, dancing and have lots of fun.

Mondays, October 2‑30, 10:30 a.m.
Coconut Grove Branch

Music and Movement en dos idiomas

Music and Movement en dos idiomas

Music aids brain development and integrates the senses from a very young age. Enjoy an interactive bilingual music session while improving socialization, communication and listening skills.

Suitable for those with and without special needs. Best for ages 18 months - 5 years.

Monday, October 16, 6:30 p.m.
West Flagler Branch

Family Doing Tai Chi

Tai Chi for Kids

Tai Chi adapted for kids! This class combines classic gentle movements with other martial arts moves and meditation.

Best for ages 5‑8 years.

Saturday, October 21, 11 a.m.
Naranja Branch

Teal Jack-O-Lantern

Teal Pumpkin Party

Create and paint your own teal pumpkin, learn about food allergies and find out about fun non‑food treats that you can give out on Halloween.

Materials will be provided. One pumpkin per family. Best for ages 3 years and up.

Saturday, October 21, 11 a.m.*
Miami Lakes Branch

Wednesday, October 25, 3 p.m.
Miami Springs Branch

Saturday, October 28, 2 p.m.
Homestead Branch

Monday, October 30, 6 p.m.
West Dade Regional

Tuesday, October 31, 4 p.m.
Edison Center Branch

Teen Events

Microphone Close Up

Teen Read Week: Outloud!

Share a favorite poem, short story or excerpt from a book or song to receive community service hours.

Please contact the branch for more details. Best for ages 13 years and up.

Tuesday, October 10, 3:30 p.m.
Lemon City Branch

Tuesday, October 10, 4:30 p.m.
Miami Lakes Branch

Tuesday, October 10, 5 p.m.
Coconut Grove Branch

Thursday, October 12, 3 p.m.
Homestead Branch

Thursday, October 12, 3:30 p.m.
Edison Center Branch

Friday, October 13, 4 p.m.
Coral Reef Branch

Saturday, October 14, 3 p.m.
Culmer/Overtown Branch

Saturday, October 14, 4 p.m.
North Dade Regional

Young Girl Enjoying Music on Headphones

DJ for a Day with Girls Make Beats

Set hot cues, scratch a track and juggle beats while learning about the technology that goes into making modern music, sound production and audio engineering.

Best for ages 12 years and up.

Tuesday, October 10, 6 p.m.
Miami Lakes Branch

SaulPaul Portrait

Dream in 3D with SaulPaul

Celebrate Teen Read Week with an empowering and inspiring performance by "musician with a message" SaulPaul! This rapper and singer‑songwriter blends his voice, guitar and loop pedal to create a unique live show.

Registration not required.

Wednesday, October 11, 3 p.m.
Main Library

Thursday, October 12, 5:30 p.m.
South Dade Regional

Friday, October 13, 4 p.m.
North Dade Regional

Super Hero/Villain fight Comic Panel

Superhero Self-Portraits

Be a superhero! Learn how to create a mixed media portrait starring you as the ultimate crusader!

All materials will be provided. Best for ages 10 years and up.

Thursday, October 19, 3:30 p.m.
Shenandoah Branch

Tuesday, October 31, 3 p.m.
Culmer/Overtown Branch

Adult Events

Capital Building American Flag Overlay

Realize Your American Dream: Citizenship Classes

Hispanic Unity of Florida is offering citizenship classes designed to help qualified individuals prepare for the U.S. citizenship test.

For more information, call 954‑964‑8884, ext. 266 or 216.

Weekly classes begin October 4.

Tuesdays, 6 p.m.
Homestead Branch

Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
Palm Springs North Branch

Wednesdays, 6 p.m.
West Dade Regional

Colombian Flag Close Up

Noches Culturales: Celebrando a Colombia

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Colombia! Dance to vallenato and cumbia rhythms, watch traditional dances performed in beautiful folkloric outfits, enjoy a special art tour and sample some culinary treats.

Refreshments will be available for purchase. All ages welcome.

Friday, October 6, 5:30 - 8 p.m.
West Dade Regional

Chicken and Rice Dish

Casi Vegan: Healthy Latin Recipes

Raquel Roque, author of Cocina Cubana, Cuban Kitchen and Cocina Latina, invites you to participate in a bilingual multicultural event incorporating trivia, recipe samples and healthy cooking tips. Bring your favorite Latin recipe and we will make sure it is healthy and sana!

Saturday, October 7, 4 p.m.
Coral Gables Branch

Saturday, October 21, 2 p.m.
Arcola Lakes Branch

United States & Africa Relations: The Obama Presidency

United States & Africa Relations: The Obama Presidency

Join us for a panel discussion regarding U.S. relations in Africa as they relate to U.S. cities, featuring special guest authors Ambassador Pamela E. Bridgewater, Frederick Nnoma‑Addison, and Patricia Baine.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Saturday, October 14, 3 p.m.
North Dade Regional