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August 2022

In Studio with Oolite: Painting with Pablo

August 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Oolite Arts, 924 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

This Painting with Acrylic or oil course is ideal for beginners and intermediate student-artists who want to learn from scratch or improve their painting skills through a step-by-step process. This 4-week course will cover color combination, form, texture, composition, and the use of brushes and other painting tools. Beginners will focus on understanding and mixing colors, color combination, proper use of brushes, and composition. They will paint a landscape, a still life, and/or a portrait using painting reproductions as a…

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Summer Art Classes for Kids at Miami Beach Botanical Garden

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 17, 2022

Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, 33139 United States

Summer Art Classes for Kids (Free!) Wednesdays, 10am – 1pm • June 15 – August 17 Miami Beach Botanical Garden and Sunflower Society present the return of free summer art classes for kids! Sunflower Society teachers Winsome Bolt and Denise Marlow guide young artists as they create their masterpieces using objects from nature. Students will work with mixed media to create their colorful art using this year’s theme of Insects & Flowers. DETAILS • Classes are for kids ages 5–12…

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Chess Club for Tweens and Teens at The Miami Beach Regional Library

August 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22 Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced chess player, match your skills and learn a few new tricks about this game of strategy. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 8 yrs. + To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any accommodation to participate in any Miami-Dade Public Library System sponsored program or meeting, please call Monica Martinez at 305-375-5094 or email programs@mdpls.org five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call…

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Adult Chess Club at The Miami Beach Regional Library

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2022

Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22 Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced chess player, match your skills and learn a few new tricks about this game of strategy. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs. + To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any accommodation to participate in any Miami-Dade Public Library System sponsored program or meeting, please call Monica Martinez at 305-375-5094 or email programs@mdpls.org five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call…

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In Studio with Oolite: Screen Printing with Dyes on Fabric

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 18, 2022 at 6:00 pm

Oolite Arts, 924 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

This course explores the more painterly side of screenprinting by utilizing dye mixtures and freehand painting techniques as opposed to traditional oil or water-based ink. These designs can then be transferred onto fabric sources for unique prints resembling watercolor, acrylic painting and other fine art processes. Students will come up with their own designs using paper stencils and free hand painting. We will discuss the chemical properties of the dyes and mix sodium alginate, the printing paste that will allow…

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Toastmasters at The Miami Beach Regional Library

August 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2022

Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22 Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Miami Beach Toastmasters provides a comfortable, warm and nurturing environment to help you develop your public speaking and leadership skills. This is also a great way for accomplished, experienced speakers to hone their skills and perfect their art. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 19 yrs.+ To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any accommodation to participate in any Miami-Dade Public Library System sponsored program or meeting, please call Monica Martinez at 305-375-5094 or email…

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Homework Help and Tutoring at the Miami Bach Regional Library

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 13, 2022

Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22 Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Certified teachers meet with small groups of students in one-hour sessions to provide homework help and tutoring in reading, math, and science. Students are encouraged to bring homework material or school assignments for assistance in specific subject areas. This free service is available to all students in grades K-12. Please visit https://www.mdpls.org/tutor/ for course offerings and location information. Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Contact the branch to register. To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or…

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Second Saturday Seminar: Water Issues in our Landscapes, Gardens, and Parks

August 13 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, 33139 United States

Second Saturday Seminar: Water Issues in our Landscapes, Gardens, and Parks Saturday, August 13 • 10:30AM – 12PM All about water and flooding issues in South Florida presented by UF IFAS Miami Dade Urban Horticulture Program. Along with Sea Level Rise, increased rainfall events coupled with paved and non-porous surfaces challenge our daily lives and pose additional threats to our South Florida environment. This seminar will look at increasing rainfall trends and explore solutions already in play around the world…

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The Bass Highlights Tour

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2022

The Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, 33139 United States

Guided tours every Saturday starting at 2 PM Guests will explore various highlights of the collection, the museum’s architecture and current exhibitions both inside and outside of The Bass through an interactive guided tour. Trained educators who facilitate engaging discussions will provide behind-the-scenes experience of The Bass and activities to further engage your experience with art. This tour is included with cost of museum admission and lasts approximately 45 minutes.

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In Studio with Oolite: Figure Drawing Studio

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 29, 2022

Oolite Arts, 924 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Join Oolite every Monday for their Figure Drawing Studio is an uninstructed drawing session intended for those who would like to try their hand at figure drawing or refine their skills while working from a nude live model, female or male, in a variety of poses. Pencils & paper are provided. All media welcome. Guidance is available if needed. Open to teens with written parental permission. Pre-registration ends at 6 pm. No drop-in permitted.

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