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In-Person: Healthy Living for Seniors

Smarter Senior Seminar Series

2022-05-18 10:30:00 2022-05-18 12:30:00 America/New_York In-Person: Healthy Living for Seniors Nutrition, mental health and physical activity are key aspects of maintaining a healthy lifestyle as we age. Learn how you can keep healthy through nutrition and physical activity with yoga. Southwest Branch

Wednesday, May 18
10:30am - 12:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-05-18 10:30:00 2022-05-18 12:30:00 America/New_York In-Person: Healthy Living for Seniors Nutrition, mental health and physical activity are key aspects of maintaining a healthy lifestyle as we age. Learn how you can keep healthy through nutrition and physical activity with yoga. Southwest Branch

Southwest Branch

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Nutrition, mental health and physical activity are key aspects of maintaining a healthy lifestyle as we age. Learn how you can keep healthy through nutrition and physical activity with yoga.

This event is part of the ongoing Smarter Senior Seminar Series presented by Mike Flahaven, a CSHP- Certified Senior Housing Professional. To RSVP and to learn more, visit yourfloridahaven.com.

When attending an event, class or meeting at the Orange County Library System, please follow all CDC guidelines pertaining to COVID-19.  Please help keep each other healthy and safe.

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Health & Wellness | Education & Learning |

TAGS: | nextchapter | ipevents | bb-next-chapter |

Southwest Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
We're closed Sunday July 03 due to CLOSED
We're closed Monday July 04 due to Closed in observance of Independence Day (Fourth of July).
Mon, Jun 27 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jun 28 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jun 29 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jun 30 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jul 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 02 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 03 Closed
(CLOSED)

About the branch

The Southwest Branch opened on March 21, 1989 in a beautiful Mediterranean style building designed by Schweizer and Associates Architecture Firm, who also designed the Orlando Public Library. Serving the Dr. Phillips and Metrowest communities, Southwest is near International Drive and the attractions. Southwest is a popular place for local adults, children, students and tourists.

Read the Southwest blog often for more information on upcoming programs for children and adults, book news and book club discussions, technology classes, art exhibits, new library materials, and more. Email us your suggestions or questions; or post a comment. Let us hear from you!

Upcoming events

Sat, Jul 02, 10:30am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Solve problems for our heroes with code! Join the Foos on an adventure to walk, jump and build your way to the finish.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jul 02, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Technology Classroom
You can be the very best Pokémon trainer. Learn the rules of the game and winning strategies. Then test your skill in battles against your fellow trainers.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jul 05, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Technology Classroom
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ahoy Mates, hola amigos! Jump aboard our imaginary pirate ship. In this bilingual storytime for preschoolers, children will learn the letter of the day – P for Pirate! Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Jul 05, 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Technology Classroom
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create your own unique drawstring backpack perfect for school, hiking or the beach.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 06, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Technology Classroom
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dig in the mud to explore the world of clams. Learn how to be as happy as a clam through talking and singing. Talking and singing develop early narrative skills. Recommended for toddlers 18-36 months.

Wed, Jul 06, 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Technology Classroom
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create your own unique drawstring backpack perfect for school, hiking or the beach.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, 10:30am - 12:55pm
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Thu, Jul 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects with Snap Circuits. Learn the basic science of electronics and how they impact our everyday lives.

Thu, Jul 07, 11:00am - 11:25am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for toddlers.

Thu, Jul 07, 11:30am - 11:45am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Jul 07, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Technology Classroom
Go on a Dungeons and Dragons Adventure! Choose a character then go on a DnD Adventure Club campaign to right wrongs and find treasure.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Sing along, clap along and laugh along with one of America’s funniest entertainers.

Fri, Jul 08, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Practice techniques of mindfulness and meditation for well-being and vibrancy. Taught by Rev. Dr. Viviana Collazo, founder and director of Luminous Holistic Center. All levels welcome. 15+

Mon, Jul 11, 10:15am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Create Roblox games. In this introduction to game design and coding learn how to manipulate 3D parts to create obstacles and racers, then use code to bring your game to life.

Mon, Jul 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Explore the world with your baby through stories, songs, fingerplays and sensory activities. This program is sure to stimulate their sense of adventure and discovery. Recommended for ages 0-18 months.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Experiment and explore the myths behind volcanoes. Your child will evaluate scientific principles such as plate tectonics to increase comprehension of volcanic activity. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Mon, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dive into the wide world of cryptozoology. Learn about Nessie, Kraken, and a host of other creatures who lurk in the deep sea. Recommended for ages 13-18.

Mon, Jul 11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 10:15am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Create Roblox games. In this introduction to game design and coding learn how to manipulate 3D parts to create obstacles and racers, then use code to bring your game to life.

Tue, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Welcome onboard! Preschoolers will set sail for a cruise around the Caribbean. We will share multicultural stories and songs from each port of call. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Jul 12, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Run your own pizza shop with Osmo. Make customers happy with fresh made-to-order pizzas and good service. Learn how to help customers and make change with Osmo Pizza Co.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 13, 10:15am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Create Roblox games. In this introduction to game design and coding learn how to manipulate 3D parts to create obstacles and racers, then use code to bring your game to life.

Wed, Jul 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ahoy! Toddlers will engage in stories and songs about boats and participate in a fun activity using fine motor skills to reinforce what they have learned. Recommended for toddlers ages 18–36 mos.

Wed, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Experiment and explore the myths and legends behind volcanoes! Your child will evaluate scientific principles to increase their comprehension of volcanic activity. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Rescheduled
Wed, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New date Monday, July 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dive into the wide world of cryptozoology. Learn about Nessie, Kraken, and a host of other creatures who lurk in the deep sea. Recommended for ages 13-18.

Thu, Jul 14, 10:30am - 12:55pm
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Thu, Jul 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Area
In this casual exploratory experience, students are introduced to coding and learning with Osmo.

Thu, Jul 14, 11:00am - 11:25am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for toddlers.

Thu, Jul 14, 11:30am - 11:45am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Technology Classroom
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.

Thu, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
Run your own pizza shop with Osmo. Make customers happy with fresh made-to-order pizzas and good service. Learn how to help customers and make change with Osmo Pizza Co.

Fri, Jul 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Share the beauty of African life and culture through a unique folkloric performance filled with drumming, dance and storytelling. 

Sat, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Get ready to laugh out loud and be amazed by jumping, joking and juggling. Enjoy this unique comedy show.

Sat, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Experience simple, playful exercise based on the science of neuroplasticity! Learn tools that work your brain and body. Led by certified Ageless Grace educators. Registration required. 18+

Sat, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Explore the basics of coding electronics while you build exciting projects with Snapino. Program an Arduino to to use switches.

Sat, Jul 16, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Technology Classroom
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
Run your own pizza shop with Osmo. Make customers happy with fresh made-to-order pizzas and good service. Learn how to help customers and make change with Osmo Pizza Co.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 18, 10:15am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Start knitting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a colorful bookmark.

Mon, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

Mon, Jul 18, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of hand sewing while sewing a Felt Flower Envelope
This event is full

Tue, Jul 19, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Tue, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:15am
Preschoolers will explore the beach through stories and activities that promote early literacy. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Jul 19, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Tue, Jul 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of hand sewing while sewing a whip stitch fish.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 20, 10:15am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Create real LEGO video games. Use Unity's LEGO Microgame builder to make characters, design landscapes, and add obstacles to your own game.

Wed, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers ages 18 months - 5 years.

Wed, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sylvia Earle is an oceanographer, marine biologist, and record-breaking scuba diver. This event will feature hands-on STEAM activities celebrating her work. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Wed, Jul 20, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of hand sewing while sewing a whip stitch fish.

Thu, Jul 21, 10:30am - 12:55pm
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Thu, Jul 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Explore the basics of coding electronics while you build exciting projects with Snapino. Program an Arduino to control LED lights.

Thu, Jul 21, 11:00am - 11:25am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for toddlers.

Thu, Jul 21, 11:30am - 11:45am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Jul 21, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Technology Classroom
Go on a Dungeons and Dragons Adventure! Choose a character then go on a DnD Adventure Club campaign to right wrongs and find treasure.

Fri, Jul 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
It's crazy, zany and chaotic magic. Can you help make the magic happen? Watch a hilarious, comical and hugely entertaining children's magician.

Fri, Jul 22, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Explore endless possibilities as you create your own decorated lighthouse. All supplies provided. Registration required. Intended for ages 18+
This event is full

Sat, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
It's crazy, zany and chaotic magic. Can you help make the magic happen? Watch a hilarious, comical and hugely entertaining children's magician.

Mon, Jul 25, 10:15am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Purl it all together. Create classic stockinette fabric with knit and purl stitches.

Mon, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bounce and sing along with your baby to beach-themed stories and songs. Stay after the stories for fun sensory play and beach exploration. Recommended for ages 0-18 months and their caregivers.

Mon, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Test your waterbending skills by mastering the element. Engage in scientific experiments that make you look as good as Katara and Aang. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Mon, Jul 25, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Technology Classroom
There's only one thing cooler than using a computer program and that is creating one. Explore the world of computer programming in a friendly development environment that is easy to master.

Tue, Jul 26, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dive deep with Jacques Cousteau to explore what lives in an ocean abyss. Encourage your child’s curiosity and vocabulary through ocean songs, sea stories and a craft. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Jul 26, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

Wed, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Paint, paste, glue, stamp and create! Young children will enjoy stories, songs and exploring age-appropriate art experiences. Registration is recommended. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Wed, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn about Isatou Ceesay and responsible citizenship by creating a wallet made from discarded plastic bags. All materials will be provided. Recommended for ages 13-18.

Wed, Jul 27, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Technology Classroom
Tell your stories and adventures on the screen! Set the scene with dozens of cool 3D backgrounds and add animated characters and objects, each with its own unique story to tell.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 28, 10:30am - 12:55pm
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Thu, Jul 28, 11:00am - 11:25am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for toddlers.

Thu, Jul 28, 11:30am - 11:45am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Fri, Jul 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Liven up and sing-along to original, wacky songs. Experience live music and rock out with the whole family. Get ready to move and dance. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Sat, Jul 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Let's get our feet moving and our hearts pumping with this solo jazz dance lesson! Recommended for adults.

Mon, Aug 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Discover ocean animals with high contrast books perfect for helping babies make connections between images on a page and the real world. Recommended for babies ages 0-18 months and their caregivers.