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All Events at Himmel Park on Week 5 Of January (18 events)

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1/28/2013
Monday
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Himmel Park
Categories:
Adults 50+
Computer Classes


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Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is a software program for creating and showing presentations that include slides, outlines, speaker's notes and audience handouts. In this course designed for beginners, you will learn the fundamentals of PowerPoint. Practice using text, pictures and clip art, and then edit your presentation to make it look professional.
General knowledge of the Windows operating system and some knowledge of Microsoft Word are recommended prerequisites.

Part 3 of 5. Registration is from December 24 to January 7. Call 594-5305 to register.

1/28/2013
Monday
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Himmel Park
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Games

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Mahjong Monday

Come learn and play Mahjong with us! These sessions are geared towards offering seniors a fun and social atmosphere to enjoy the game of Mahjong.

Exception: Mahjong Monday does not meet on Monday holidays when the library is closed.

1/28/2013
Monday
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Himmel Park
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Gardening

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Dr. Bessey's Garden Party Q&A

Do you have questions about gardening, plants, and trees? Ask Dr. Bessey! Paul Bessey, horticulturalist, is a former president of the Gardeners of America and the Gardeners of Tucson.

1/29/2013
Tuesday
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Himmel Park
Categories:
Adults
English Language Classes


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Advanced English Language Conversation Class / Clases de Conversación de Inglés avanzadas

Practice your English conversation skills with trained, volunteer tutors from Literacy Volunteers of Tucson, a program of Literacy Connects. Classes may include some reading and writing to stimulate discussion. Call 594-5305 to inquire.
Parents please note that children cannot attend these classes. Parents must make their own childcare arrangements for children under the age of 8.

1/29/2013
Tuesday
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Himmel Park
Categories:
Adults
Homework Help
Kids
Teens

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Homework Help

Free tutoring is available on site for all ages. Subjects include math, science, social studies and writing. Help available in Spanish, subject to availability.

Also available: Connect to online Homework Help (2–11 pm every day except major holidays).


Ayuda gratis con la tarea escolar. Ayuda disponible en español, sujeto a disponibilidad. Recibe ayuda gratis de tutores en línea!

1/29/2013
Tuesday
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Himmel Park
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Teens

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Reducing Stress Through Meditation

The scientific community has been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. William Smith, a retired Lieutenant Army Colonel who has meditated over 30 years, discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation in reducing stress-related responses, improving concentration, and enhancing clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. He will also present a simple and powerful meditaion technique that can enrich your life personally, professionally, and spiritually.

1/30/2013
Wednesday
8:30am - 10:00am
Location:
Himmel Park
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Computer Classes


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Introduction to Computers

In this fun, hands-on course you will learn all the basic computer skills including using the mouse and keyboard, working in Microsoft Windows, using Microsoft Word, surfing the Internet and using Email. This course is ideal for someone who has a little experience with the computer but wants to know more.

Note: If you have never touched a computer or keyboard before, you may benefit from attending our Meet the Computer course prior to Introduction to Computers.

Part 4 of 6. Registration is from December 26 to January 9. Call 594-5305 to register.

1/30/2013
Wednesday
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Himmel Park
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Community Meeting

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Spanish Grammar

Learn Spanish grammar from a retired university professor and linguist. Does not convene in the meeting room the first Wednesday of each month. This is not a library sponsored program and may change without notice.

1/30/2013
Wednesday
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Himmel Park
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Community Meeting

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Spanish Conversation

Learn to converse in Spanish from a retired university professor and linguist. This is not a library sponsored program and may change without notice.

1/30/2013
Wednesday
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Himmel Park
Children's Area
Categories:
Family
Kids
Literacy
Preschool

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Read to a Dog

Hey Kids! Read to Homer and have fun while improving your reading skills. Therapy dogs love to have books read to them. They never criticize your reading skills and will often give you a "kiss."

1/31/2013
Thursday
10:30am
Location:
Himmel Park
Meeting Room
Categories:
Kids
Storytime

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Toddler Storytime

Designed for children 18- to 36-months-old. Parents/caregivers and children interact through stories, songs, and rhymes. Stories are kept short to fit the toddlers' short attention spans. Each Toddler storytime is 20 to 30 minutes long.

1/31/2013
Thursday
1:30pm
Location:
Himmel Park
Meeting Room
Categories:
Kids
Storytime

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Babytime

Designed for babies up to 18 months of age. At Storytime, children have an opportunity to do activities that promote development and learning.

2/1/2013
Friday
10:30am
Location:
Himmel Park
Meeting Room
Categories:
Kids
Preschool
Storytime

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Preschool Storytime

Designed for 3- to 5-year-olds and their parents or caregivers. Stories are longer than the Toddler Storytime and the activities are more complex. Children must be able to sit still for a longer period of time than during Toddler Storytime. Preschool Storytime is 30 to 45 minutes long.

2/1/2013
Friday
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Himmel Park
Categories:
Adults
English Language Classes


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Advanced English Language Conversation Class / Clases de Conversación de Inglés avanzadas

Practice your English conversation skills with trained, volunteer tutors from Literacy Volunteers of Tucson, a program of Literacy Connects. Classes may include some reading and writing to stimulate discussion. Call 594-5305 to inquire.
Parents please note that children cannot attend these classes. Parents must make their own childcare arrangements for children under the age of 8.

2/2/2013
Saturday
10:30am
Location:
Himmel Park
Meeting Room
Categories:
Family
Kids
Music
Preschool
Storytime

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Saturday Family Storytime

Family Storytime is for all ages. It is an opportunity for parents to introduce their children to reading and language in a fun way.

Join us for stories on: shaking up routines!

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