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.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

August movies

Afternoon at the Movies!
All films start at 2pm

Spare Parts
August 3
Rated PG-13, 114 minutes
Hispanic high school students organize a robotics club.  With no experience, 800 bucks, used car parts and big dreams, this rag tag team goes up against the coutnry's reigning robotics champion MIT.  George Lopez and Jamie Lee Curtis star.

Ballet 422
August 9
Rated PG, 75 minutes
When 25-year-old NYCB dancer Justin Peck begins to emerge as a promising young choreographer, he is commissioned to create a new ballet for the Company's 2013 Winter Season.  With unprecedented access to an elite world, the film follows Peck as he collaborates with musicians, lighting designers, costume designers, and his fellow dancers to create Paz de la Jolla, NYCB's 422nd new ballet.

Black or White
August 10
Rated PG-13, 121 minutes 
The story of a grandfather who is suddenly left to care for his beloved granddaughter, but when her paternal grandmother seeks custody wit the help of her brother, the little girl is torn between two families who lover her deeply.  With the best intentions at heart, both families fight for what they feel is right and are soon forced to confront their true feelings about race, forgiveness, and understanding.  Kevin Costner stars.

Woman in Gold
August 17
Rated PG-13, 109 minutes
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.  Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds star.

The Longest Ride
August 24
Rated PG-13, 139 minutes
After an automobile crash, the lives of a  young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a past love.  Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson star.  Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
August 31
Rated PG, 122 minutes
As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy--posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals--Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.  Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, and Bill Nighy star.

August Friends & library programs

The Medicare Hospice Benefit
Tuesday, August 4, 2pm
The Rev. Dr. L. Ronald Durham of Halifax Health Hospice provides an overview of the Medicare Hospice Benefit including who's eligible for hospice care, what services are included through Medicare, and how long the care can last.  Please join us for this informative program.

Back to School Book Sale
Friday, August 7, 9am to 4pm
Saturday, August 8, 9am to 1pm
Shop early for the best selection!

Sodium in your Diet
Monday, August 10, 10am
Jo Ann Maurice, a healthy living coordinator with the YMCA, provides information on the level of sodium in different foods and on the impact of sodium on our health.  This seminar is part of our Healthy Eating for Blood Pressure Management series and is followed by a complimentary blood pressure screening.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Tuesday, August 11, 2pm
Bring your sick plants for care taking tips from the Master Gardeners of the UF/IFAS Volusia County Extension.

Social Security Outreach
Thursday, August 13, 4pm
Perhaps someday you plan to go skydiving or do some traveling.  Someday, you may wish to retire.  Well, get ready, because someday is here.  Whether you're estimating future benefits or managing current ones, you can do it today at mySocialSecurity.  Join representatives from the Social Security Administration to learn how mySocialSecurity works.

The Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse
Thursday, August 20, 2pm
Explore the origins and history of the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse in this presentation by lighthouse docent John Mann.  Mr. Mann's stories include the fascinating lives of past keepers and their families, Stephen Crane's shipwreck, and the lighthouse's restoration.

Blood Pressure Screening
Monday, August 31, 10am
A complimentary screening brought to you by JoAnn Maurice of Volusia/Flagler YMCA.