Upcoming Events

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Program Type
Library Branch
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Yoga for Beginners

August 24, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Upa Yoga is a simple yet powerful set of ten practices that activate the joints, muscles, and energy system, bringing ease to the whole system. It is a good starting point for those who are new to yoga, and it can be used as a preparation for other y...

Cancelled SHINE Counseling

August 26, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
SHINE counselors provide free, unbiased and confidential counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and those soon to be eligible. To locate a SHINE counseling site or community event near you visit www.floridashine.org or call the Elder...

SHINE

August 26, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Free unbiased counseling for Medicare from 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.  Then from 1:00-4:00 p.m. there will be free enrollment into the Health Connector (health insurance enrollment) for those ages 64 and under.  For Medicare appointments call th...

Chair Yoga with Jule for Adults

August 26, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Join us for Chair Yoga with Jule! Interested in yoga but not sure where to start? Join Jule as she takes you through a chair yoga class! Ages 18 and up. Registration Required for each session.  Wear comfortable clothes and bring wa...

Good Samaritan Pharmacy

August 29, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Prescription Medication & Health Care Assistance for those that are uninsured and qualify financially. ...

Health in Motion Bus

August 30, 2019
11:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
The Florida Department of Health Sarasota County's Health in Motion staff provide no cost health screenings and referrals for general health and wellness. No appointment is needed. For questions call 941-861-2873. ...

Teen Advisory Board

August 30, 2019
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Book Discussions, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Games, Health & Human Services, Technology Instruction, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Event Description:
Join the Teen Advisory Board and make a difference at the library and in your community! We meet in various areas of the library, so please ask at the youth desk for the location chosen for that day. Aug. 30: Welcome meeting Sept. 6: Fun F...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Tai Chi for Me

September 4, 2019
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Juliano Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Improve your posture, balance, focus and general well-being with tai chi.  This class offers instruction on a simplified Yang style short form, for adults of all abilities.   Instructor Cathay Keough has over 7 years of tai chi trai...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

CANCELED SHINE Counseling

September 5, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
CANCELED SHINE counselors provide free, unbiased and confidential counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and those soon to be eligible. To locate a SHINE counseling site or community event near you visit www.floridashine.org or ca...

Good Samaritan Pharmacy

September 5, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Prescription Medication & Health Care Assistance for those that are uninsured and qualify financially. ...

Teen Advisory Board

September 6, 2019
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Book Discussions, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Games, Health & Human Services, Technology Instruction, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Event Description:
Join the Teen Advisory Board and make a difference at the library and in your community! We meet in various areas of the library, so please ask at the youth desk for the location chosen for that day. Aug. 30: Welcome meeting Sept. 6: Fun F...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Newborn and Infant Nutrition Support

September 7, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Families
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Drop-in breastfeeding support and education will be offered at no charge by a trained peer counselor from Healthy Start Coalition with the goal of increasing knowledge and awareness for mothers. Toys and books will be offered for older siblings to st...

Meditation for Beginners

September 7, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Story Time - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Isha Kriya is a simple 12-18 minute practice to help you become effortlessly meditative. It does not require previous experience with meditation, and each one hour session is designed for beginners and can be done sitting in a chair. ...

Cooking Matters

September 7, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Shannon Staub Public Library
Room: Meeting Room #159 - Shannon Staub Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Creation Station, Educational, Health & Human Services, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Learn how to make healthy food choices and prepare healthy meals for yourself, your family, and your friends! Presented by Cooking Matters and All Faiths Food Bank. This program is open to teens in grades 6-12. Register below! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

SHINE

September 9, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Free unbiased counseling for Medicare from 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.  Then from 1:00-4:00 p.m. there will be free enrollment into the Health Connector (health insurance enrollment) for those ages 64 and under.  For Medicare appointments call th...

Chair Yoga with Jule for Adults

September 9, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for Chair Yoga with Jule! Interested in yoga but not sure where to start? Join Jule as she takes you through a chair yoga class! Ages 18 and up. Registration Required for each session.  Wear comfortable clothes and bring wa...

Laughter Yoga

September 10, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Laughter Yoga requires no mats or poses and instead emphasizes, you guessed it, laughter!  Sitting or standing, Laughter Yoga includes some stretching, deep breathing, clapping but, for the most part, lots of healthy laughter and fun t...

Senior Citizen Crime Prevention Academy

September 10, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Educational, Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office will be here to discuss topics critical to senior citizens including: Protecting Bank Accounts, Frauds and Scams, Tax Return and Social Security, and How to Prevent Robo Calls and Block Callers. Please regis...
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
As part of North Port Library's Healthy Living Program, Yoga Gentle Stretching and Flexibility with Meditation is designed for every body type and ability, to support healthy living lifestyles, and to ease students into the benefits of meditatio...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

CANCELED SHINE Counseling

September 12, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Conference Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
CANCELED SHINE counselors provide free, unbiased and confidential counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and those soon to be eligible. To locate a SHINE counseling site or community event near you visit www.floridashine.org or ca...

Good Samaritan Pharmacy

September 12, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Prescription Medication & Health Care Assistance for those that are uninsured and qualify financially. ...

Teen Advisory Board

September 13, 2019
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Selby Public Library
Age Group: Tweens (9 to 12 years), Teens (13 to 18 years)
Program Type: Art Displays & Exhibits, Arts & Crafts, Book Discussions, Clubs, Creation Station, Discussion Groups, Educational, Environmental & Gardening, Games, Health & Human Services, Technology Instruction, Volunteer Orientations & Programs
Event Description:
Join the Teen Advisory Board and make a difference at the library and in your community! We meet in various areas of the library, so please ask at the youth desk for the location chosen for that day. Aug. 30: Welcome meeting Sept. 6: Fun F...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

SHINE

September 16, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Free unbiased counseling for Medicare from 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.  Then from 1:00-4:00 p.m. there will be free enrollment into the Health Connector (health insurance enrollment) for those ages 64 and under.  For Medicare appointments call th...

Chair Yoga with Jule for Adults

September 16, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Fruitville Public Library
Room: Meeting Room - Fruitville Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for Chair Yoga with Jule! Interested in yoga but not sure where to start? Join Jule as she takes you through a chair yoga class! Ages 18 and up. Registration Required for each session.  Wear comfortable clothes and bring wa...

Adulting 101

September 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Age Group: Teens (13 to 18 years), Adults
Program Type: Business & Entrepreneurship, Educational, Health & Human Services, Job Search Assistance, Technology Instruction, Voting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Adulting 101 is a series of programs on independent living.  Everything from registering to vote to finding a job, getting into college to balancing your checkbook, and more.  Check with the library for this month's specific program.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net/ADA.

Fun to be Fit Kids

September 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: North Port Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room - North Port Library
Age Group: Babies (Birth to 1 year), Toddlers (1 to 3 years), Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)
Program Type: Health & Human Services, Special Events
Event Description:

Fun To Be Fit Kids is a music and movement program for children and their caregivers to attend together. Classes are designed for children and their caregiver(s) to send quality time together singing, dancing, getting some exercise and having fun!

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Good Samaritan Pharmacy

September 19, 2019
10:30am - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
Room: Conference Room - North Sarasota Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Human Services
Event Description:
Prescription Medication & Health Care Assistance for those that are uninsured and qualify financially. ...