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PBS Documentary Film Showing & Discussion: "Latino Americans"

Date: 
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Join us for the part-two screening of the award-winning documentary film “Latino Americans,” followed by a talk-back session with scholar Leslie Barrett who holds an M.A. of Spanish & Latin American Studies. This is part of a special six part film discussion series supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Registration is recommended.

ELL Book Club: Latino Culture

Date: 
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Age Group: 
Join us for this special English Language Learner (ELL) Book Club, featuring titles that focus on Latino culture. Titles are selected by the Literacy Council of Frederick County and are at middle grade reading level. Our first discussion book is The House of Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros.

Introduction to Finding Grants

Date: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this newly revised class.

You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants including:

-Who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations.
-What do funders really want to know about the organizations they
are interested in funding.
-How do you identify potential funders and make the first approach.

Registration is required.

PBS Documentary Film Showing & Discussion: "Latino Americans"

Date: 
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Join us for the part one screening of the award-winning documentary film “Latino Americans,” followed by a talk-back session with scholar Leslie Barrett who holds an M.A. of Spanish & Latin American Studies. This is part of a special six part film discussion series supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Registration is recommended.

Life is Good: The Book. Author visit by Bert & John Jacobs

Date: 
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Age Group: 
In partnership with the Curious Iguana, Bert and John Jacobs will be talking about their new book, Life is Good: The Book, published by National Geographic Books in September, 2015. The authors wrote the book to share their story from growing up and facing many challenges in working class Boston to starting their own business selling t-shirts out of their van which turned into a $100 million clothing company. Bert & John Jacobs share inspiring stories and reveal what was behind their success: optimism. A book signing will follow the presentation.

"The 1922 US Marine March Through Frederick" by Jim Rada

Date: 
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Local author, Jim Rada will be discussing his newest book _The Last to Fall: The 1922 March, Battles, & Deaths of U.S. Marines at Gettysburg_. In 1922, more than a quarter of the U.S. Marine Corps came through Frederick County on their way to Gettysburg. Along the way, the Marines were greeted by crowds and they camped at both the Frederick Fairgrounds and Hooker Lewis' farm in Thurmont going to and returning from Gettysburg. In Gettysburg, they conducted battle re-enactments both historically and with modern military equipment.

Movie: Open Wide: Tooth School Inside

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
There's a lot to learn for the thirty-two new students at Dr. Flossman's Tooth School. Join us for this fun story and four other adventure stories like How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon? and Doctor De Soto. Perfect for ages 3-9. Bring a blanket and a friend.

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