Entries from Events tagged with 'Bull Street'
A Dream Realized
A Dream Realized: A Celebration of the Life, Poetry and Dreams of Langston Hughes
February 1, 2016 marks the 116th Birthday of Langston Hughes, a Harlem Renaissance literary artist. Master Storyteller Lillian Grant-Baptiste will utilize this program to pay tribute to the life, and the works of this creative genius. This program promises to be a lively, uplifting and reflective celebration. All in attendance will be caught-up in spirited and uplifting community affirmations and recitations that will pay homage to the life and legacy of Langston Hughes. For All ages.
Josie Bailey, Storyteller
Put some "zing" in your "zang" with author and professional storyteller Josie Bailey. For the past 17 years, the Georgia native has added new twists to old tales in her animated performances throughout the Southeast. Ages 3 and up. Download the flyer.
Legacy of Arts
This program celebrating Black History Month focuses on African American contributions to sculpture, dance and music. Ulysses Davis, a Savannah native, hand carved wooden sculptures of presidents and world leaders. His collection can be seen at The Beach Institute African American Cultural Center.
Legacy of Activism
Participants will learn about one or more significant historical events such as the background of the First African Baptist Church in Savannah and its connection to the Underground Railroad; the journalistic activities of W.E.B. DuBois and Ida B. Wells; and the Birmingham Children's March, to be followed by one or more art activities. Ages 6-12.
Lieutenant Flipper’s Trial
A one-act play dramatizing the fateful 1881 trial of Lt. Henry O. Flipper.
Presented and performed by the play’s author, Bob Rogers, a former U.S. Army Captain and combat leader during the Vietnam War in Troop A, 1/10th Cavalry.
In 1877, Lt. Flipper was the first African-American to graduate from West Point.
Children’s librarians present stories, songs, music and a variety of activities.
Think you're a master LEGO® builder? Join our LEGO® Club to hone your skills. Our monthly meetings will include a themed LEGO® build where you can create your own masterpieces! You may even find you work on display in the library. Ages 5 and up.
The Campaign for Healthy Kids and Families
Every 2nd Tuesday each month, Application assistance for public health insurance programs, Georgia Medicaid, PeachCare and Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP.) Eligibility for public benefit programs is based on income and family size. Please bring income verification and government-issued ID.
http://healthykidssavannah.org/ Register by calling 652-3627.
View or print out a monthly calendar to keep up with special events, storytimes, classes and other programs at your favorite Live Oak Public Libraries branch. Separate calendars for Teen and Adult programs.
GED Classes @ the Library!
Live Oak Public Libraries offers GED classes in partnership with Savannah Technical College. Register by calling (912) 443-5446 or email adulteducationFAQ@savannahtech.edu.
Classes have been delayed until September. Stay tuned for more information.