Teen Spot

All events are free, but require registration. Register online or call (954) 757-4207
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SAT vs. ACT: What You Need to Know


Tuesday, February 21st, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


In this informational workshop, Score at the Top will highlight the similarities and differences between the two tests. You will leave with a better understanding of which test might be the better fit for you so that you can maximize your scoring potential. This workshop is intended for 9th, 10th, and 11th graders. Parents/guardians are welcome to attend. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.  




Photography Tips: “Get Your Camera Out of Auto" (adults and teens)


Tuesday, January 31st, 6:15 p.m.


Photographer Jodi Turchin will help you take the next step in getting comfortable with your digital camera. She’ll talk about learning how to use different manual settings such as shutter speed, aperture and more. Bring your camera for some hands-on instruction. Registration required. Register here.

SAT vs. ACT: What You Need to Know


Tuesday, February 21st, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


In this informational workshop, Score at the Top will highlight the similarities and differences between the two tests. You will leave with a better understanding of which test might be the better fit for you so that you can maximize your scoring potential. This workshop is intended for 9th, 10th, and 11th graders. Parents/guardians are welcome to attend. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Teen Writers Roundtable (middle school and high school kids)


Wednesday, February 22nd, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.


This group meets monthly to share all forms of writing and give and get feedback from peers, who are guided by a qualified adult facilitator. Bring your poetry, stories, writing homework or whatever writing you’d like to discuss with the group. Each meeting starts with a fun creative writing warm-up. Refreshments will be served. Register here.

Author Rufus Jones, Jr. presents Dean Dixon: Negro at Home, Maestro Abroad


Saturday, February 25th, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


In honor of Black History Month, the Parkland Library hosts conductor and scholar Rufus Jones, Jr. discussing his book Dean Dixon: Negro at Home, Maestro Abroad, which brings to light a literal treasure trove of unpublished primary sources to tell the compelling story of this great American conductor. A testament to Dixon’s resolve, this first-ever full-length biography of this American musical hero chronicles Dixon’s musical upbringing, beginnings as a conductor, painful decision to leave his own country, rise to fame in Europe and his triumphant stand 21 years later when he returned to the United States to serve as a model for aspiring Black classical musicians. Rufus Jones, Jr. is an orchestral conductor, published author, and educator. His research has focused on African American classical musicians. Dr. Jones has conducted orchestras of all levels for over two decades and is in demand as a guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator. Refreshments will be served. Registration required. Register here.

Smart Start Tutoring


varied Saturdays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


This program provides free tutoring for elementary, middle and high school students provided by high school students. For information and to register, www.smartstartfl.com