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.
March 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.
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Arts, Books, and Conversation Group
Monday, March 27th at 10:30 a.m. (Adults)
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.
Knit N Knowledge
Monday, April 3rd 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.
Adult Paper Crafts (Adults)
Tuesday, April 4th at 10:30 a.m.
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.
Afternoon Film and Discussion (Adults/Teens): “That Touch of Mink”
Saturday, March 25th at 2:00 p.m.
Cathy Timberlake (Doris Day) is en route to a job interview when a car transporting businessman Philip Shayne (Cary Grant) covers her in mud. He sends his assistant, Roger (Gig Young), to apologize, but upon meeting Cathy, Roger knows that she would be a suitable match for his boss. Despite their mutual attraction, Cathy and Philip want different things. Philip wants a fling, while Cathy wants a marriage. As they travel to exotic locales, their differing motivations are put to the test. Parkland Library Card required to register.
Parkland Library Book Club: Beneath A Scarlet Sky by: Mark Sullivan
Saturday, April 8th at 10:30 a.m.
Beneath a Scarlet Sky is a novel based on the true story of forgotten war hero Pino Lella. When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps. In an attempt to protect him, Pino's parents force him to enlist as a German soldier. Parkland library card is required to register.
Neurobics: Taste Testing
Tuesday, April 11th at 2:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun filled afternoon as we end our winter Neurobic series. We will be taste testing a popular food that we eat and snack on regularly. We will then watch the movie Robot & Frank. Parkland Library Card required to register.
Keep Calm and Bingo On (adults and teens)
Wednesday, April 12th at 5:00 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.
Mahjong for Beginners (adults)
Thursdays beginning April 13th at 10:30
Mahjong is a popular four-player game that originated in China and is played with a set tiles based on Chinese characters and symbols. In five classes you will learn the basics of this challenging game. The instructor Cheryl Dunne is a Mahjong aficionado and will share both her knowledge and love of the game with you. Bring your enthusiasm; the rest will be provided. Parkland Library card required to register.
Parkland Friends of the Library Used Book Fair
Saturday April 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Used books for adults and children plus DVDs will be available for purchase at highly discounted prices.
The Inner Court Band
Wednesday, April 19th at 6:00 P.M.
Come and enjoy the sounds of this bands Jazz Fusion. Their eclectic blend of rock, funk, Brazilian, Caribbean and other Latin styles will certainly have you dancing in your seats. Parkland library card required to register.
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.