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ALL Community Events

  1. Annual Plein Air Paint Out and Exhibit

    October 31, 2018, 10:00 AM - November 30, 2018, 5:00 PM

    Annual event in which artists register and paint/draw scenes depicting Mount Dora’s landscape and architecture. Final entries are judged and prizes are awarded at exhibit’s opening reception. This year’s featured Plein Air artist is Beth Pendleton. Opening reception: November 9th, 2018 6-8 PM.

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  2. Mount Dora Storytelling Guild Monthly Meeting 2nd Tuesdays

    November 13, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Simpson Farm House

    Have time for a story? If not, you are way to busy! Please join us to listen and tell stories - ghost stories, pet stories , personal stories, multi-cultural stories and more! We meet the 2nd Tuesday of every month in the Simpson Farmhouse, beginning November the 13th.

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Boards & Committees Calendar

  1. City Council Work Session

    November 6, 2018, 1:00 PM - November 20, 2018, 3:30 PM @ City Hall Boardroom

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  2. Northeast CRA Advisory Committee Meeting

    November 13, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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  3. Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Meeting

    November 19, 2018, 5:30 PM @ City Hall Boardroom

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  4. City Council Meeting

    November 20, 2018, 6:00 PM @ City Hall Boardroom

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  5. Public Arts Commission Meeting

    November 27, 2018, 3:30 PM

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  6. Public Arts Committee Meeting

    November 27, 2018, 3:30 PM @ City Hall Boardroom

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  7. Development Review Committee Meeting

    November 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  8. Historic Preservation Board Meeting

    November 28, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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  9. Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting

    November 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ City Hall

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City and Community Events Calendar

  1. Event: What To Do When Natural Disaster Strikes

    November 15, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Martin Luther King Center

    Almost all disasters are natural disasters. You probably familiar with some of them, such as tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, etc. Some natural disasters are predictable (like hurricanes and severe winter storms). Others on the other hand, such as tornadoes and earthquakes, are hard or impossible to predict. Sometimes disasters caused by human actions, intentional or unintentional. But, if you want to fell yourself in safety, security, and comfort, you’ll need a disaster plan. Depends on kind of disaster, there are few things need to be done to prepare. You need either to visit the FEMA Web site or contact a local Red Cross chapter. At least you will be aware of the potential for natural disasters in the city you live in. When you will know which types of disasters can strike the place you live, create a disaster plan for your whole family. It has to be simple so everyone can remember the details.

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Library - Adult Calendar

  1. Drop-In Crochet Class

    November 12, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Archives Room

    Make new friends in this drop-in class for all skill levels. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your crocheting skills.

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  2. Microsoft PowerPoint: Basics

    November 12, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Learn how to create basic designs for signs, slides and presentations on the PCs in our Technology Lab. You'll also learn how to: - Create transitions and animations - Add text boxes, pictures, video, audio, etc. - Use keyboard shortcuts and more Please don't forget to bring a flash drive to save your work.

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  3. English Conversation Class

    November 12, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los lunes de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Ingles en la biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice English at your library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  4. Intermediate Computer

    November 13, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Increase your PC mastery in this hands-on workshop taught by a computer science upperclassman college student. PCs are provided or bring your own laptop. This class covers: Operations: connecting to the internet, adjusting display settings, USB functions and customizing the home screen. Internet browser skills: zoom page, create tabs, block ads Applications: snipping tool, Adobe Acrobat Reader and more! Registration is required for this free class.

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  5. Ukulele - Beginning/Intermediate

    November 13, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Community Room

    New to the ukulele? Interested in jamming with other adults? Learn and play together in our new ukulele class for adults and explore chords, strumming techniques, and learn easy songs. Please bring your own ukulele to class. Teens and tweens are also welcome. Ukulele class meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM (in the Library) and on the fourth Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM (at the Simpson Farmhouse). This class is free, with no registration required.

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  6. Genealogy Basics

    November 14, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Curious about your family tree? Learn how to get started using your library's FREE access to the public library edition of Ancestry.com. You'll learn how to search census, military, birth, marriage, death, immigration, travel records and more. Class size is limited to eight; please register. Class will be held in our Technology Lab, with individual access to PCs and Ancestry.com within the library (no remote access).

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  7. Classic Film

    November 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    Enjoy free popcorn and curated classic films every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The program starts at 7:00pm, with a brief synopsis of what makes it a classic film (pre-1970), followed by a traditional movie cartoon before the feature. Titles are subject to change and are not listed on this calendar. To learn the film scheduled for particular week, please call the Circulation Desk (352) 735-7180 (option 5).

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  8. Google Apps

    November 15, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Bring your device(s) and learn how to use various Google apps for mobile devices and desktops, including: Google Chrome: Find my phone, create bookmarks, pin tabs Google Maps: Save home/work defaults and view bus routes Google Docs: Multi-device access, share documents and collaborate Google Keep: Pin notes, add images and make a to-do list Google Calendar: Sync info from contacts, schedule reminders and more! Registration is required for this free class.

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  9. Chess Club

    November 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Study Room

    Come watch, learn, and play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome! Beginners will learn basic moves and then be paired with a player. Beginners are especially welcome! Studies have shown that chess may raise students' IQ and help prevent Alzheimer's. Chess is call "the game of kings" and will boost your creativity, memory, and problem-solving skills. Drop in anytime between 10:00am and noon, on the first and third Saturday of each month. No registration required.

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  10. Bland Writers

    November 18, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Community Room

    Join like-minded writers on the 3rd Sunday of each month for networking, sharing and a free program just for writers.

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  11. Drop-In Crochet Class

    November 19, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Archives Room

    Make new friends in this drop-in class for all skill levels. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your crocheting skills.

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  12. English Conversation Class

    November 19, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los lunes de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Ingles en la biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice English at your library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  13. Beginning iPad & iPhone

    November 20, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    Bring your Apple iPad and/or Apple iPhone to this class for beginners. You'll learn the basics: battery management, all about settings, software updates, installing apps, Safari, security, and more. Even if you've owned your iPad or iPhone for awhile, you're sure to pick up new tips, features, and safeguards. New attendees receive priority registration but repeat graduates are welcome! Registration is required.

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  14. Ukulele - Intermediate/Advanced

    November 20, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Community Room

    Do you know your chords and are ready for a challenge? Please join our intermediate/advanced ukulele class on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Please bring your own ukulele to class or borrow one of the Library's. The sheet music used for this class will be predominantly class rock and country & western. No registration is required for this free class.

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  15. Android Basics

    November 21, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Technology Lab

    Do you own a Samsung, Sony, LG, or other Android phone or tablet? Get the basics covered in this morning class. Bring your device and learn about Google Voice Search, Google talk to text, Google GPS, email and more.

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  16. Microsoft Word: Basics

    November 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Technology Lab

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  17. Beginning Digital Photography

    November 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    "Where is the flash? What about the batteries? What do these buttons do? Can my shots be edited on the camera? How do I focus my shots?" This class will answer these basic questions. Instructor Steve Berger is a photographer with years of photography instruction experience. This class is a hands-on workshop for beginners. You'll learn how to operate your digital camera and practice taking shots during class. Please bring your digital camera (make sure it is charged).

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  18. Windows 10

    November 23, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Learn all about Windows 10 in this hands-on workshop, including Edge, Workspaces, Cortana, Account Settings, File Explorer, Task View, Windows Storehouse and more. We will walk through Windows 10 settings item by item. This class takes place in our Technology Lab, with PCs provided. Please feel free to bring your own laptop, if you prefer.

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  19. Ukulele

    November 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Simpson Farm House

    New to the ukulele? Interested in jamming with other adults? Learn and play together in our new ukulele class for adults and explore chords, strumming techniques, and learn easy songs. Please bring your own ukulele to class. Teens and tweens are also welcome. Ukulele class meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM (in the Library) and on the fourth Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM (at the Simpson Farmhouse). This class is free, with no registration required.

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  20. Songs of Christmas

    November 24, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Community Room

    Start this holiday season with the joyful voices of the Lake County Ladies Chorus! You'll hear your holiday favorites and all are welcome to sing along. No registration required; seats are on a first come/first served basis. Sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  21. Drop-In Crochet Class

    November 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Archives Room

    Make new friends in this drop-in class for all skill levels. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your crocheting skills.

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  22. English Conversation Class

    November 26, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los lunes de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Ingles en la biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice English at your library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  23. Mount Dora Genealogy Group

    November 27, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room

    Are you curious about your family tree? Join Mount Dora's Genealogy Group and share your stories, learn from the pro's and make new friends. Each month has a new scheduled program and/or speaker, and no registration is required.

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  24. MacBook Basics

    November 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Technology Lab

    Learn MacBook basics: shortcuts, gestures, how to navigate the menu bar, Finder and more! Bring your own MacBook or borrow one of ours (please call the Circulation Desk at 352-7135-7180, option 5, to reserve your MacBook). Registration is required for this free class.

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  25. Microsoft Excel: Basics

    November 28, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Technology Lab

    Learn how to use Excel to organize numbers and text in a spreadsheet format. Excel spreadsheets can be used for budgets, work and school projects, record-keeping, lists, inventories, and more. By the end of this class you should be able to create and format a spreadsheet; enter and edit data; and use basic formulas to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers in a horizontal row or vertical column. Attendees will use PCs in the W.T. Bland Public Library Technology Lab, which have Microsoft Excel 2016 installed.

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  26. Classic Film

    November 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    Enjoy free popcorn and curated classic films every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The program starts at 7:00pm, with a brief synopsis of what makes it a classic film (pre-1970), followed by a traditional movie cartoon before the feature. Titles are subject to change and are not listed on this calendar. To learn the film scheduled for particular week, please call the Circulation Desk (352) 735-7180 (option 5).

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Library - Youth Calendar

  1. BiblioBop Dance

    November 12, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    For preschoolers who love music, rhymes and lots of dancing! We cannot accommodate large groups such as daycares. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  2. Story Birds - Growing Early Readers

    November 13, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Stories, puppets, songs and rhymes for preschoolers. Come and meet Miss Kim! Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  3. Toddler Time

    November 14, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Enjoy stories, finger-plays, songs and bubbles. Suggested ages birth to 2 1/2 years. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  4. Preschool Story Time

    November 15, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lynn. After story time stay and play with an assortment of educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and up. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  5. Imagination at Work

    November 17, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children's Program Room

    WOW!! This month we'll invite ourselves into the art world of Yayoi Kusama -- the Empress of Polka Dots. And we'll create our own art in honor of her spotiness. Tickets for her museum exhibits in the US this year have sold out even before the exhibit opened. You'll love her. Imagination is a creative force we use to put our ideas into action. We will explore this process by learning how famous artists used their imaginations from childhood, to achieve their creative goals, then create our own artwork inspired by the artist. Grades 1-6 Please like us on Facebook!

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  6. Deep Forest Historical Native American program with Jim Sawgrass

    November 18, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    Don't miss this educational program on native American history with Jim Sawgrass of the Muskogee Creek Tribe on the grounds of the Library. Learn about Native American culture, with an authentic encampment atmosphere. All ages are welcome; no registration required. Please bring your own seating. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please like us on Facebook!

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  7. Family Nature Club

    November 18, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children's Program Room

    Time spent outdoors relieves stress, so bring your family to unplug and explore nature. Please like us on Facebook!

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  8. BiblioBop Dance

    November 19, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    For preschoolers who love music, rhymes and lots of dancing! We cannot accommodate large groups such as daycares. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  9. Story Birds - Growing Early Readers

    November 20, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Stories, puppets, songs and rhymes for preschoolers. Come and meet Miss Kim! Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  10. Toddler Time

    November 21, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Enjoy stories, finger-plays, songs and bubbles. Suggested ages birth to 2 1/2 years. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  11. Preschool Story Time

    November 22, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lynn. After story time stay and play with an assortment of educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and up. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  12. PAWS Reading Dogs

    November 24, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Licensed therapy dogs visit the library each month for children to read them a story. This program is open to children of all ages.

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  13. Sunday Family Story Time

    November 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Children's Program Room

    Join us for a story time and fun activities for the whole family! Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  14. BiblioBop Dance

    November 26, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    For preschoolers who love music, rhymes and lots of dancing! We cannot accommodate large groups such as daycares. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  15. Story Birds - Growing Early Readers

    November 27, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Stories, puppets, songs and rhymes for preschoolers. Come and meet Miss Kim! Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  16. Toddler Time

    November 28, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Enjoy stories, finger-plays, songs and bubbles. Suggested ages birth to 2 1/2 years. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  17. Preschool Story Time

    November 29, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lynn. After story time stay and play with an assortment of educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and up. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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Recreation Programs Calendar

  1. Senior Club

    November 13, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Martin Luther King Center

    Focused on active seniors, there will be free lunch, games, speakers, arts and crafts and perhaps new friends.

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  2. Senior Club

    November 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Martin Luther King Center

    Focused on active seniors, there will be free lunch, games, speakers, arts and crafts and perhaps new friends.

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