Activities and Events

All events are free, but require registration.

Register online or call at 954.757.4214 for more information.
Parkland Library card required to register.

Adrienne Walker

February Artists of the Month: Camille Rosano and Adrienne Walker

Camille Rosano is a watercolor painter who has begun her art journey after a successful business career in banking. She received her undergraduate degree in art and languages from Hunter College and her master’s in information technology from Fordham University. Although she dabbled in the arts while working, she fully took art on the day after her retirement.   Her styles range from realistic, portraiture, representational abstract to abstract.  She is an active member of Women in Watercolor and is on the Board of Directors for the Palm Beach Watercolor Society.   Camille is also a member of Florida Watercolor Society. Camille has won numerous awards from various local Florida art leagues and has had work accepted into the Florida Watercolor Society shows.   

Adrienne Walker has been passionate about art her entire life. A native New Yorker, she now resides in Boynton Beach Florida and Smallwood, New York. While living in the Boston, Mass area after college Adrienne studied music and art history at Harvard University for two years. She uses oils, watercolor, inks, acrylics, and stone to create worlds in many dimensions. Her work is created with passion from within, allowing brushstrokes to invite the viewer into her expressionist paintings. Adrienne is President and a signature member of Palm Beach Watercolor Society (PBWS), as well as a member of Women in the Visual Arts (WITVA). Gold Coast Watercolor Society, and Florida Watercolor Society.



Let’s Get Organized! 
Tuesday, January 24th at 11:00 a.m.

Let’s start 2023 with some decluttering and organizing!! Lisa the Organizer will teach us tips and tricks to make this task easier. She is the owner of “LisaTheOrganizer” and is also a member of NAPO (National Association of Productivity and Organizing). This simplification of your life enables you to be more productive, efficient, balanced, and stress free. Parkland library card required to register. 

Sahaja Meditation (adults and teens)
Saturday, January 28th at 10:30 a.m.

Sahaja meditation is a simple, time-honored meditation that reduces stress and increases wellness. It brings better focus and helps people become more centered and better balanced. Anyone can do it, and no equipment is necessary as this is done sitting comfortably in a chair. Apurva Puranik, a Sahaja Yoga Meditation practitioner since 2005, will lead this session. Parkland Library Card required to register. 

Afternoon Film and Discussion: “Eight Below” (adults)
Saturday, January 28th at 2:00 p.m.

The frozen wasteland of Antarctica serves as the background for a tale about the bonds of friendship and loyalty. Three members of a scientific expedition, Jerry Shepard (Paul Walker), his friend Cooper (Jason Biggs) and an American geologist (Bruce Greenwood), must leave their beloved sled dogs behind after a devastating accident and increasingly perilous weather conditions. Alone, the dogs struggle to survive the harsh Antarctic winter. Parkland library card required to register. 

Arts, Books, and Conversation Group,
Monday, January 30th at 10:30 a.m.

Similar to a current events group, but focused on entertainment and culture, this lively discussion will cover topics like: What’s on the bestseller list? What’s big at the box office? What’s trending in pop culture? Share your thoughts, listen to others, and get your culture fix as we chat. Parkland Library card required to register. 

Adult Paper Crafts
Wednesday, February 1st at 10:30 a.m. (Adults)

Make the perfect greeting card for every occasion with versatile stamping and paper punch techniques and add some embellishments for that extra special design inspiration. The possibilities are endless! The goal of this class is to be as easy as possible while having fun with new friends. All materials will be provided. Feel free to bring a friend and enjoy this monthly workshop. Parkland Library card required to register. Parkland library card is required to register.

Knit N Knowledge
Monday, February 6th at 10:30 a.m.

Do you enjoy knitting?  Bring your own projects, tips, techniques, and ideas to share with fellow knitters at the Parkland Library. 

Movie Matinee and Nibbles for Black History Month (Adults) 
Mondays through the month of February at 2:00 p.m.

February 6th – King Richard
February 13th – 42 Jackie Robinson Story
February 27th - Fences
Parkland Library Card required to register. 

Neurobics: Sawgrass Nature Center – Bird Adaptations  
Tuesday, February 7th at 2:00 p.m. (Adults)

Keep your brain moving and grooving!! This monthly series will be a mix of guest speakers, fun hands-on activities along with some wild brain exercises and games. Experience through touch, and interaction while learning about the various wildlife we have in Florida. You will experience bird Adaptation and Ecology (how birds adapt to various habitats) in this very interesting class. Parkland Library Card required to register. 

Keep Calm and Bingo On (adults and teens)
Wednesday, February 8th at 5 p.m.

Are you feeling lucky? Want to have some fun? Try your luck at winning some fun prizes! Come join us and be ready to shout BINGO!! Parkland Library card required to register. Parkland library card is required to register. 

Parkland Friends of the Library Used Book Fair 
Saturday, February 11th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Used books for adults and children plus DVDs will be available for purchase at highly discounted prices.

Parkland Library Book Club: Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult
Saturday, February 11th at 10:30 a.m.

In the Galapagos Islands, where Darwin's theory of natural selection was formed, Diana finds herself examining her relationships, her choices, and herself—and wondering if when she goes home, she too will have evolved into someone completely different. Parkland Library Card required to register. 

Crafternoon: DIY Air Freshener (Teens/Adults)
Wednesday, February 15th at 3:30 p.m.

Join us as we will be making a natural air freshener using essential oils and baking soda. Parkland library card required to register.

Dinner and a Movie in Honor of Black History Month: “Just Mercy”
Wednesday, February 22nd at 4:30 p.m. 

After graduating from Harvard, Bryan Stevenson heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or those not afforded proper representation. One of his first cases is that of Walter McMillian, who is sentenced to die in 1987 for the murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite evidence proving his innocence. In the years that follow, Stevenson encounters racism and legal and political maneuverings as he tirelessly fights for McMillian's life. Parkland Library Card required to register. To register visit www.cityofparkland.org or call (954)757-4214.

Sahaja Meditation (adults and teens)
Saturday, February 25th at 10:30 a.m.

Sahaja meditation is a simple, time-honored meditation that reduces stress and increases wellness. It brings better focus and helps people become more centered and better balanced. Anyone can do it, and no equipment is necessary as this is done sitting comfortably in a chair. Apurva Puranik, a Sahaja Yoga Meditation practitioner since 2005, will lead this session. Parkland Library Card required to register.

Arts, Books, and Conversation Group 
Monday, February 27th at 10:30 a.m.

Similar to a current events group, but focused on entertainment and culture, this lively discussion will cover topics like: What’s on the bestseller list? What’s big at the box office? What’s trending in pop culture? Share your thoughts, listen to others, and get your culture fix as we chat. Parkland Library card required to register.

Writer’s Café
Fridays at 10:30 a.m to Noon
Enjoy a morning of continuous tales of short stories and poetry, novels in progress and articles. We sip coffee, munch on a bit of cake or other edibles and read what we gave written during the week before our meeting. If you are thinking about writing, have done so in the past or felt the desire to tell your story- join us. This class is facilitated by poet and author Antonia Philips Rabb. Registration not required.
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