Wednesday, May 15, 2019

June movies

Sunday Cinema

At the drive-in: 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2.  Not rated, 79 minutes.  Unable to purchase a $50,000 digital projector, a group of quirky film fanatics in rural Pennsylvania fight to keep a dying drive-in theater alive by screening only vintage 35mm film prints and working entirely for free. The film is an award-winning underdog story about The Mahoning Drive-in Theater.

Classic Film Sunday

Citizen Kane: 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9.  Rated PG, 119 minutes. Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Afternoon at the Movies

Arctic: 2 p.m. Monday, June 3.  Rated PG-13, 98 minutes. A man stranded in the Arctic after an airplane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown.   Mads Mikkelsen stars.  
Glass: 2 p.m. Monday, June 10.  Rated PG-13, 129 minutes.  Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.  James Mcavoy, Bruce Willis, and Samuel L. Jackson star.
Replicas: 2 p.m. Monday, June 17.  Rated PG-13, 107 minutes.  A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.  Keanu Reeves stars.
The Upside: 2 p.m. Monday, June 24.  Rated PG-13, 126 minutes.  A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.  Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston star.

Summer Movie Series

Tomorrowland: 10 a.m. Friday, June 7.  Rated PG, 130 minutes.  Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.  George Clooney stars.
A Wrinkle in time: 10 a.m. Friday, June 14.  Rated PG, 109 minutes.   After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.  Oprah Winfrey stars.
Ready player one: 10 a.m. Friday, June 21.  Rated PG-13, 140 minutes.  When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.
E.T.: 10 a.m. Friday, June 28.  Rated PG, 115 minutes.   A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

Summer Documentary Series

The Cosmos: a beginner’s guide, part one: 2 p.m.  Sunday, June 23.  Not rated, 82 minutes.  Every year, scientists make new revolutionary discoveries about the universe's composition, history, and origin. Presenter Adam Hart-Davis makes these findings accessible and fun as he tours advanced facilities and explains how technology is shaping our understanding of the universe.
The Cosmos: a beginner’s guide, part two: 2 p.m. Sunday,  June 30.  Not rated, 87 minutes.  Every year, scientists make new revolutionary discoveries about the universe's composition, history, and origin. Presenter Adam Hart-Davis makes these findings accessible and fun as he tours advanced facilities and explains how technology is shaping our understanding of the universe.   

June Friends and library programs

Mondays – 9:15 a.m.: Monday Chair Yoga/Tai Chi at the Library.  Join us as certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a Chair Yoga program, beginner thru advanced. This program repeats every Monday.
Mondays – 10:45 a.m.: Monday Chair Yoga/Tai Chi at the Library.  Join us as certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a Chair Yoga program, beginner thru advanced. This program repeats every Monday.
June 4 – 2 p.m.:  "Top of the World": A Tribute to the Carpenters featuring Shannon Rae and J.J. Speights. Songstress Shannon Rae and performer J.J. Speights take you back to a simpler time when the heart-felt music of the Carpenters touched so many of our lives with love.  You’ll feel on “Top of the World” after this performance!
June 4 – 10 a.m.:  Summer DIY:  Book Page Mod Podge Mug. Supplies provided, registration is required. Contact the library at 386-322-5152 option 4 to register.
June 5 – 10 a.m:  DIY Wednesday:  Make an American Flag. Make an American flag that you can take home! Supplies provided, registration is required.  Contact the library at 386-322-5152 option 4 to register.
June 11 – 10 a.m.:  Database Tuesday—Open Up a World of Reading with Novelist. If you enjoy reading, this is the database for you!!  Stop by for an overview of Novelist, a resource that provides read-a-likes, thematic book lists, and much more.  Registration is required. Contact the library at 386-322-5152 option 4 to register.
June 11 – 2 p.m.:  Tales from the Sandcastle Storytellers. Members of Sandcastle Storytellers will share literary, true and humorous tales from 2:00 to 3:00 PM on Tuesday, June 11 at the Port Orange Regional Library. They may even throw in some poetry and a whopper or two. The group, based in Volusia County, is a nonprofit group dedicated to nurturing the art of storytelling.  Registration is not required for this free program.
June 13 – 10 a.m.:  Knitting Club: Calling all knitters (and fans of other fiber arts), we’ve started a knitting club! Socialize and share your wisdom! Everyone from never-held-a-needle-novice to advanced knitters are welcome. Feel free to bring your own projects, or use our yarn and needles during the program!
June 14 – 2 p.m.:  Writer’s Workshop:  Getting Ready to Write Your Book. Dr. Mary Custureri, publisher, author, former professor, and president of the Daytona Writers Guild will present the first of the Writers Workshop series. Participants will learn tips on planning what to write; choosing a writing style; choosing a genre; researching essentials; and preparing yourself to write.
June 18 – 2 p.m.: Master Gardener Plant Clinic. UF/IFAS Master Gardeners share gardening tips and answer questions during the plant clinic. Residents can bring their plants for a free check-up.
June 20 – 6 p.m.:  Science Fiction Book Club. This month’s book is The Forever War by Joe Haldeman.
June 23 – 2 p.m.:  The Cosmos:  A Beginner’s Guide, Part One. Where did the universe come from? Where is it headed? And does it harbor intelligent life elsewhere? Today, sophisticated technology is bringing scientists closer and closer to answering those big questions. In this documentary, join veteran science educator Adam Hart-Davis and his colleagues as they meet investigators probing the very nature of the cosmos--at the edges of space, as well as right here on Earth.  82 minutes.
June 25 – 10 a.m.:  Paper Craft Club. Calling all paper crafters! Join us for a morning of paper crafting with fellow creative minds. We will provide supplies for a simple craft, or bring your own projects to work on!
June 25 – 2 p.m.:  Fourth Tuesday Tai Chi. Join us as personal fitness instructor Ed Eisler presents a Tai Chi exercise program suitable for all levels.
June 27 – 10 a.m.:  Robotics for Adults. Explore the basics of programing within the world of robotics.  Participants will discover the basics of coding using Ozobots; an optical sensor miniature robot.  Registration is required.
June 28 – 2 p.m.:  Helping Seniors Avoid Financial Exploitation. Recognize and reduce the risk of financial exploitation. Learn how you can guard yourself against identity theft and form a financial plan for the unexpected.  Presented by Casey Yokem, Financial Relationship Consultant with Regions Bank.
June 30 – 2 p.m.:  The Cosmos:  A Beginner’s Guide, Part Two. Where did the universe come from? Where is it headed? And does it harbor intelligent life elsewhere? Today, sophisticated technology is bringing scientists closer and closer to answering those big questions. In this documentary, join veteran science educator Adam Hart-Davis and his colleagues as they meet investigators probing the very nature of the cosmos--at the edges of space, as well as right here on Earth.  87 minutes.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

May Friends and library programs

Mondays – 9:15 a.m.: Monday Chair Yoga/Tai Chi at the Library.  Join us as certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a Chair Yoga program, beginner thru advanced. This program repeats every Monday.

Mondays – 10:45 a.m.: Monday Chair Yoga/Tai Chi at the Library.  Join us as certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a Chair Yoga program, beginner thru advanced. This program repeats every Monday.

May 1 – 10 a.m.:  DIY Wednesday:  Paper Hydrangeas! Learn to make beautiful paper hydrangeas, just in time for Mother’s Day.  Supplies are provided so registration is required.  Contact the library at 386-322-5152 option 4 to register.

May 2 – 2 p.m.:  Sandy Back Porch. Welcome back the Sandy Back Porch Band! Hear time-honored bluegrass standards played the way they were meant to be during this entertaining and engaging performance! 

May 4 – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.:  How-to Festival. Learn something new in as little as 30 minutes with a local expert!  Learn how to perfectly frost a cake, use a telescope, improve your photos, declutter your home, train a therapy dog, collect and pin insects, and much more!

May 9 – 10 a.m.:  Knitting Club: Calling all knitters (and fans of other fiber arts), we’ve started a knitting club! Socialize and share your wisdom! Everyone from never-held-a-needle-novice to advanced knitters are welcome. Feel free to bring your own projects, or use our yarn and needles during the program!

May 9 – 2 p.m.:  Plants of the Canaveral National Seashore. This presentation by Dr. Don Spence will be based on his book, "The Plants of Canaveral National Seashore", and touch upon the different systems in the Seashore, the importance of native plants, and the problems with non-native plants.  Don Spence is an Assistant professor at Bethune-Cookman University and has been an environmental consultant since 1996.  Dr. Spence specializes in tree biology and tree diseases caused by fungal-beetle interactions.

May 10 – 10 a.m.:  Painterrific! Want to try painting but waiting for the right chance to get your bristles wet?  Unleash your inner artist and paint in a relaxed atmosphere.  Supplies are provided, registration is required.

May 14 – 10 a.m.:  Database Tuesday:  DIY Learning with Lynda.com.  Stop by for an overview of Lynda.com, a free learning resource that you can access with your Library card.  Lynda.com offers videos classes on design, photography, software, and much, much more.

May 14 – 2 p.m.:  Sinatra and Friends: A Tribute to the Crooners.  Mark Raisch presents this show which includes vocal performances along with related photographs, history, and stories.

May 16 – 2 p.m.: Stroke Prevention. May is National Stroke Prevention and Awareness Month.  Please join us as Darlene “Dee” Gillet, R.N., a Patient Nurse Navigator at Halifax Medical Center, provides information on stroke prevention, stroke symptoms, and stroke diagnosis & treatment.

May 16 – 6 p.m.:  Science Fiction Book Club. This month’s book is Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee. 

May 21 – 2 p.m.: Master Gardener Plant Clinic. UF/IFAS Master Gardeners share gardening tips and answer questions during the plant clinic. Residents can bring their plants for a free check-up.

May 28 – 10 a.m.:  Paper Craft Club. Calling all paper crafters! Join us for a morning of paper crafting with fellow creative minds. We will provide supplies for a simple craft, or bring your own projects to work on!

May 28 – 2 p.m.:  Fourth Tuesday Tai Chi. Personal fitness instructor Ed Eisler presents a Tai Chi exercise program suitable for all levels.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

May movies

Afternoon at the Movies 

A Dog’s Way Home: 2 p.m. Monday, May 6.  Rated PG, 96 minutes.  A female dog travels four hundred miles in search of her owner throughout a Colorado wilderness.

Born in China: 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5.  Rated G, 79 minutes. Venturing into the wilds of China, it captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.

The Graduate: 2 p.m. Classic Film Sunday, May 12.  Rated PG, 106 minutes: Benjamin Braddock has just finished college and is already lost in a sea of confusion and barely contained angst when he becomes involved with the middle-aged mother of the young woman he's dating.  Dustin Hoffman stars in this 1967 film.

Second Act: 2 p.m. Monday, May 13.  Rated PG-13, 103 minutes: A big box store worker reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do.  Jennifer Lopez stars.

On the Basis of Sex: 2 p.m. Monday, May 20.  Rated PG-13, 120 minutes.  The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.  Felicity Jones Stars.

Monday, May 27:  Library Closed for Memorial Day.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

April movies

Monday Afternoon at the Movies (All Films Start at 2 p.m.)

04/01/2019: Robin Hood, Rated PG-13, 116 minutes: A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance.  Taron Edgerton and Jamie Foxx star.

04/08/2019: At Eternity’s Gate, Rated PG-13, 111 minutes: A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France. Willem Dafoe stars.

04/15/2019: Mary Poppins Returns, Rated PG, 130 minutes: Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.  Emily Blunt stars.

04/22/2019:Stan and Ollie, Rated PG, 98 minutes: Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.  Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly star.

04/29/2019:Welcome to Marwen, Rated PG-13, 116 minutes: A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process.  Steve Carrell stars.

Money Smart Week Movie (Starts at 2 p.m.)

04/05/2019: Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Unrated, 115 minutes: Longfellow Deeds (Gary Cooper), a small-town poet, inherits $20 million from his uncle and wants to give it away to needy people. Petty moochers, greedy relatives, conniving lawyers and big executives, who all want a piece of the pie, attempt to have Deeds declared incompetent in this 1936 film.

Sunday Cinema (Starts at 2 p.m.)

04/07/2019: Free Solo, Rated PG-13, 100 minutes: Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000 ft high El Capitan wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing
history.

Classic Film Sunday (Starts at 2 p.m.)

04/14/2019: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Rated PG, 110 minutes: Wyoming, early 1900s. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid are the leaders of a band of outlaws. After a train robbery goes wrong, they find themselves on the run with a posse hard on their heels. Their solution - escape to Bolivia.  Robert Redford and Paul Newman star.




April Friends and Library programs

Mondays – 9:15 a.m.: Monday Chair Yoga/Tai Chi at the Library.  Join us as certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a Chair Yoga program, beginner thru advanced. This program repeats every Monday.

Mondays – 10:45 a.m.: Monday Chair Yoga/Tai Chi at the Library.  Join us as certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a Chair Yoga program, beginner thru advanced. This program repeats every Monday.

April 2 – 2 p.m.:  Personal Branding:  Seven Tips on How to Stand Out from the Crowd. Presented by Cheryl Henchar of Cheryl’s Creative Services.

April 2 – 5:30:  Credit 101 with Financial Wellness Coordinator Scott Doss. Credit can be your friend or your enemy. In this presentation, you will learn what credit means, why it is important, how to clean up bad credit, and how to establish good credit.

April 3 – 10 a.m.:  DIY Wednesday:  Paint and Decorate Your Own Piggy Bank.  Paint and decorate a piggy bank in this Money Smart Week program.  Supplies provided but space is limited.  Please stop by or call the library at 386-322-5152 option 4 to register.

April 4 – 2 p.m.:  All About the Gopher Tortoise. Florida's Gopher Tortoise, a state protected species, plays a very important role in the sustainability of Florida ecosystems.  Discover ways that you can help ensure the tortoise survives and why protecting them is so important.  There will be discussion on what homeowners can and should do when a tortoise has chosen their yard to live in.  A one hour slide and film session is planned for April 4th at 2:00pm to be presented by Nancy Hull, FMNP Master Naturalist.

April 4 – 10:00 a.m.: Six Mistakes Retirees Make with their Finances. Please join us as Andrew Schorr of R.L.K. Advisory Group discusses issues such as annuities, historical market trends, life expectancy, investment fees, and more.

April 4 – 5:30 p.m.:  Savings 101 with Financial Wellness Coordinator Scott Doss. In this presentation, you will learn how to create a budgeting process that will work for you and get you on track to meet your own personal financial goals.  You will learn how to save—no matter your income level, amount of debt, or fear of the process.

April 5 – 11 a.m.:  Estate Planning and How to Avoid Probate. Elder Law Attorney Randal L. Schecter presents essential information about estate planning in Florida.  Mr. Schecter has been in practice for 33 years and is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys.

April 9 – 2 p.m.:  Irene Curran presents Robert Frost. Literary Lecturer Irene Curran is back, and we'll be celebrating National Poetry Month with this program about the life, poetry, and legacy of one of America's most celebrated and beloved poets.

April 11 – 10 a.m.:  Knitting Club. Calling all knitters (and fans of other fiber arts), we’ve started a knitting club! Socialize and share your wisdom! Everyone from never-held-a-needle-novice to advanced knitters are welcome. Feel free to bring your own projects, or use our yarn and needles during the program!

April 16 – 2 p.m.: Master Gardener Plant Clinic. UF/IFAS Master Gardeners share gardening tips and answer questions during the plant clinic. Residents can bring their plants for a free check-up.

April 18 – 6 p.m.: Science Fiction Book Club.  This month’s book is The Waking Engine by David Edison.

April 23 – 2 p.m.:  Fourth Tuesday Tai Chi. Join us as personal fitness instructor Ed Eisler presents a Tai Chi exercise program suitable for all levels.

April 25 -- 2 p.m.: Fantastic Archaeology: Florida Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries. Celebrate Florida archaeology by learning what archaeology is, and more importantly, what it is not. This educational and entertaining talk will focus on the misuse and abuse of Florida's past. Moving from historical to modern-day examples, Emily Murray, from the Florida Public Archaeology Network, discusses the many ways that a belief in falsehoods can be dangerous.

April 30 – 10 a.m.:  Paper Crafting Club. Calling all paper crafters! Join us for a morning of paper crafting with fellow creative minds. We will provide supplies for a simple craft, or bring your own projects to work on!

Thursday, February 21, 2019

March movies

Afternoon at the Movies (All Films Start at 2 p.m.)

03/04/2019: The Bookshop, Rated PG, 113 minutes: In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop.  Emily Mortimer and Bill Nighy star.

03/11/2019: Bohemian Rhapsody, Rated PG-13, 134 minutes: The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid (1985). Rami Malek stars.

03/18/2019: Creed 2, Rated PG-13, 130 minutes: Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, heavyweight contender Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago.  Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone star.

03/25/2019: Green Book, Rated PG-13, 130 minutes: A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.  Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali star.

Sunday Cinema (Starts at 2 p.m.)

03/03/2019: The Facebook Dilemma, Not Rated, 120 minutes: Original interviews and rare footage show the challenges facing Facebook and its response to charges of disrupting American politics.

Women’s History Month Classic Film  (Starts at 2 p.m.)

03/10/2019: Norma Rae, Rated PG, 114 minutes: A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved in this 1979 film.  Sally Field stars.