Sunday, October 25, 2015

November Friends and library programs

Blood Pressure Screening
November 2, 9:30 to 10:30
November 16, 9:30-10:30  CANCELLED
JoAnn Maurice of the Volusia Flagler YMCA conducts a blood pressure screening and offers information about the importance of managing your blood pressure.

Florida Folk Musician Chris Kahl
Friday, November 6, 2pm
Musician Chris Kahl will perform a folk-style musical program entertaining to all ages and consisting of songs and stories that highlight the rich history and culture of Florida.  Kahl's award-winning original songs cover major topics in the Florida History Timeline such as Ponce de Leon's discovery of Florida in 1513, Henry Flagler and the FEC railroad, the Space Program, Treasure Shipwrecks, the Seminole Indians, Florida environmental ecosystems, and much more.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 2pm
Bring your sick plants for care taking tips from the Master Gardeners of the UF/IFAS Volusia County Extension.

Guinness World Cup Stacking Day
Thursday, November 12, 9am to 6:30pm
The Port Orange Regional Library will participate in an international effort to break the sport stacking record.  Children and adults are invited to stop by the library to up-stack and down-stack specially designed cups for at least 30 minutes.

Save the Manatee
Thursday, November 12, 2pm
Manatees are the slow, lumbering, gentle giants of the aquatic ecosystem.  Dr. Katie Tripp of the Save the Manatee Club will teach us about these lovely endangered creatures and the efforts to protect them and their habitat.  Please join us for this informative and engaging presentation.

Life on a 21st Century Indian Reservation
Thrusday, November 19, 2pm
Imagine living your entire life in an urban area with all the expanded amenities.  Now imagine that you are a young pharmacy student who has suddenly found herself dropped onto the Wellpinit Indian Reservation, population 900, for your pharmacy clinic internship.  Dr. Maryam Khazraee describes the people, the land, the reality of Indian life, and above all her fascinating yet everyday experiences living on "the Reservation."

Musician Jonathan Brady
Sunday, November 22, 2pm
Expect an afternoon of smooth music as Jonathan performs a wide variety of seasonal favorites to help us to usher in the holiday season.  He'll also perform jazz standards of the 1920's through the 50's and classic and soft rock tunes of the 50's through the 80's.  Jonathan's vocal style was inspired by Bing Crosby, Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, and Mel Torme.

November movies

All films start at 2pm.  Doors open at 1:30pm.

Two Days, One Night
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Rated PG-13, 95 minutes
Sandra has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job.  Marion Cotillard was nominated for the 2014 Best Actress Oscar for her performance.  In French with English subtitles.

The Water Diviner
Monday, November 2, 2015
Rated R, 111 minutes
In 1919, an Australian farmer travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try to locate his three missing sons.  Russell Crowe stars.  Rate R for war violence and some disturbing images.

Age of Adaline
Monday, November 9, 2015
Rated PG-13, 113 minutes
After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret.  But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance.  Blake Lively stars.

Monday, November 16, 2015
Rated PG, 111 minutes
A dog that helped US Marines in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.  Thomas Haden Church stars.

Jurassic World
Monday, November 23, 2015
A new theme park is built on the original site of Jurassic Park.  Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard star.

Mr. Holmes
Monday, November 30, 2015
An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looks back on his life and grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman.  Stars Ian McKellen and Laura Linney.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

October movies

All films start at 2 p.m.  Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

Far from the Madding Crowd
Monday, October 5
Rated PG-13, 109 minutes
In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors:  Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless sargeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor.  Carey Mulligan stars.  Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy.

Red Army
Sunday, October 11
Rated PG, 94 minutes
The story of the Soviet Union's famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its players.

Monday, October 12
Rated PG-13, 105 minutes
A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watch-dog assigned to him.  Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, and Emma Stone star.

Little Boy
Monday, October 19
Rated PG-13, 106 minutes
An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home.  The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.  Emily Watson stars.

I'll See You in My Dreams
Monday, October 26
Rated PG-13, 92 minutes 
A widow and former songstress discover that life can begin anew at any age.  Blythe Danner and Sam Elliott star

October Friends and library programs

October is Healthy Living Month @ Your Library so be on the look out for related programs plus Much More!

Flu Shot Clinic sponsored by Walgreens
Thursday, October 1, 2015, 10am to Noon
Please join us representatives of Walgreens provide flu shots.  Please remember to bring your insurance card.

Healthy Eating for Life
Monday, October 5, 10am
JoAnn Maurice explains that eating is not about depriving yourself of the foods you love; rather, it's about feeling great, having more energy, improving your outlook, and stabilizing your mood.

Diabetes Prevention
Tuesday, October 6, 10am
JoAnn Maurice returns to present information on the steps you can take to reverse pre-diabetes and prevent type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Dealing with Stress:  The Chiropractic Approach
Wednesday, October 7, 2pm
The word "Stress" is used frequently to describe events, choices, and relationships in our lives.  Stress causes our body to react and adapt to challenges.  At first, we may do very well with adapting, but something happens and the body cannot keep up with the added demands.  The inability to adapt disrupts nearly every system in the body which leads to diminished health and an increased propensity to get sick. Dr. Kahn & Dr. Weingarten of Port Orange Family Chiropractic will provide information on dealing with this major cause of 75% of all illnesses and the number one cause of sickness and disease.

Friends Spooktacular Book Sale
Friday, October 9, 9am to 4pm
Saturday, October 10, 9am to 1pm
Shop early for the best selection of books, dvds, cds, puzzles, and more!

Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Tuesday, October 13, 10am
Bring in your sick plants for care taking tips from the Master Gardeners of the UF/IFAS Volusia County Extension.

Linda Marlow's Laughter Workshop
Tuesday, October 13, 2pm
Laugh for the Health of It!  Yes, laughter can affect our physical and mental health.  You don't have to swallow a pill or worry about the side effects.  The power of laughter can increase our energy, give us a positive mood adjustment, and have us feeling joyful.  Breathing techniques are shared to benefit our minds and bodies.  The program also presents "Good Hearted Living" which often assists us in an attitude adjustment.  Come experience the benefits of the laughter program and join in the fun presented by certified laughter leader and yoga teacher Linda Marlow.

Women of the Bible:  The Good Girls and the Bad Girls, Part 2
Friday, October 16, 2pm
Linda Kelly of Theatre Rising performs this contemporary journey with these legendary women and their stories of faith, trials, joys, and failures.  Part 2 features stories of Delilah, Naomi and Ruth, Witch of Endor, Hannah, Bathsheba, and Esther.  Don't worry if you missed Part 1 as each show is a complete performance.

Country Singing Sensation Bobby Meeks
Sunday, October 18, 2pm
Join us for an afternoon of toe-tapping fun as Bobby Meeks sings the latest in country tunes as well as classic favorites.

Blood Pressure Check
Monday, October 19, 9:30-10:30
JoAnn Maurice of the Volusia/Flagler YMCA offers an informational blood pressure check.

Self Care for the Caregiver
Tuesday, October 20, 2pm
 Caring for someone at the end of their life can be a privilege, a blessing, and an honor.  This is a selfless time, and caregiving is a gift that rewards both the caregiver and patient.  Please join us as the Rev. Dr. L. Ronald Durham of Halifax Health Hospice provides tips for maintaining your health and well-being while you are caring for an ailing family member or friend.

Port Orange Library Book Club
Wednesday, October 21, 10:30am
Please join us for a lively discussion of The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt.

Eye Health with Dr. William Gilmer
Wednesday, October 21, 2pm
Board Certified Ophthalmologist Dr. William Gilmer provides information about vision, cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.  Dr. Gilmer was born and raised in Jacksonville Beach, Florida and attended the Georgetown University School of Medicine.  His research has been published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology and the Archives of Ophthalmology.

Stay Fit While You Sit
Thursday, October 22, 2pm
Sitting for long hours, at home or at work, may be hazardous to your health!  The good news is, no matter how much you sit, proper posture and an ergonomically sound environment can reduce the risk of serious health problems caused by so much sitting.  Join Dr. Rod Floyd, faculty mentor and professor at Palmer College of Chiropractic, to learn more about Ergonomics, the scientific engineering of an object or environment intended to maximize productivity while minimizing fatigue and discomfort.

Science Fiction Book Club
Thursday, October 22, 6pm
The month's book is Zero World by Jason Hough.  Join us for this fun and engaging discussion!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

New September Program

HOOP Yoga Fusion
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
2pm  Adults, 4pm  Teens
Learn to use a hula hoop with your yoga moves for better balance and stretch.  Please join us as Katie LeBrun of Pinto Bella Hoops guides us through this intriguing form of exercise.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

September movies

Afternoon at the Movies
All films start at 2pm

September 7 Labor Day:  Library closed

Sunday, September 13
Rated PG-13, 96 minutes
A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.  In French with English subtitles.

The Identical
Monday, September 14
Rated PG, 106 minutes
A redemptive movie about a young man, the son of a preacher, who rejects his father's desire for him to join the ministry and instead embarks on a career as a rock singer.  As he struggles to pursue his dream and rise to stardom, he finds love, pain, success, and failure, and  ultimately uncovers a hidden family secret that reveals who he really is.  It's a captivating story about a family restored and a life discovered.  Ray Liotta and Ashley Judd star.

50 to 1
Monday, September 21
Rated PG-13, 110 minutes
A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies for the Kentucky Derby.  Skeet Ulrich and Christina Kane star.

Five Flights Up
Monday, September 28
Rated PG-13, 93 minutes
A married couple's attempt at selling their New York apartment doesn't quite go as planned over the course of one crazy weekend.  Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman star.

September Friends and library programs

Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Tuesday, September 8, 2pm
Bring your sick plants and gardening questions for care taking tips from the Master Gardeners of the UF/IFAS Volusia County Extension.

Preventing Diabetes--CANCELLED
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
This program has been cancelled by the presenter.

Shopping and Cooking for Healthy Meals
Monday, September 14, 10am
JoAnn Maurice, a healthy living coordinator with the Volusia/Flagler YMCA, presents tips for shopping and cooking for healthy meals.  This seminar is part of our Healthy Eating for Blood Pressure series and is followed by a complimentary blood pressure screening.

Veterans Services:  An Overview
Tuesday, September 15, 2pm
Jefferey Bumb, director of Volusia County Veterans Services, will share information about veterans benefits during this free program.  Mr. Bumb will discuss health care enrollment, non-service-connected disability pension, the aid and attendance allowance, and other topics of interest to veterans and their spouses.

Haven Hospice
Thursday, September 17, 2pm
Cathy Heighter-Moore of Haven Hospice will talk about the services available through hospice, a type of care and philosophy of care that is all-encompassing and that provides assistance with the physical, medical, emotional, and spiritual challenges associated with advanced illnesses.

Sitar, Flute, and Drum Music with Rick de Yampert
Friday, September 18, 2pm
Rick de Yampert will perform Asian chill, Beatles songs, raga, world fusion, trance, Buddha lounge, and down-tempo chill-out music, funky fusion, and up-tempo tribal dance soundscapes.  When Rick is not playing music, he works as the entertainment writer at the daily newspaper in Daytona Beach--a position he has held for 17 years.

Blood Pressure Screening
Monday, September 21, 9:30am
JoAnn Maurice of the YMCA conducts blood pressure screenings and offers information about the importance of managing your blood pressure.