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Week of the Family

11th Annual Celebration

This year's theme is "A Family That Walks Together, Talks Together." The Week of the Family is designed to strengthen family relationships. Learn more at www.weekofthefamily.org.

11:00
AM

Children's Local Author Festival

Saturday, November 01, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Meet & greet local children's book authors and share their love of reading. Books will be available for sale and signing at the event. #tween #weekofthefamily

11:00
AM

The Incredible Mr. Bob

Saturday, November 01, 2014 at Windermere Branch

Watch Mr. Bob entertain and captivate with his unique, impressive and incredible juggling routine filled with audience participation. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #fallfamilyfun #weekofthefamily

2:30
PM

Double Feature: Annie

Saturday, November 01, 2014 at Washington Park Branch

Come to a showing of a family feature film + a related book + popcorn! This week enjoy the movie "Annie"(1982) and selections from a related book or article. #weekofthefamily

2:15
PM

Timeless Tales Family Storytime

Sunday, November 02, 2014 at North Orange Branch

Listen to stories that will delight and entertain the whole family. Children are provided with coloring sheets, markers and crayons to color during story time. #weekofthefamily

2:30
PM

Family Film Festival

Sunday, November 02, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Join us for family friendly movies on the Big Screen! Everyone is welcomed at the Family Film Festival, to celebrate Orange County's Week of the Family-It's About Time! #weekofthefamily

5:30
PM

Family Film Festival

Monday, November 03, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Join us for family friendly movies on the Big Screen! Everyone is welcomed at the Family Film Festival, to celebrate Orange County's Week of the Family-It's About Time! #weekofthefamily

6:30
PM

Cuisine Corner: Breaking Bread with Mira: Cooking for the Family

Monday, November 03, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Breaking Bread with Mira Tips for prepping ahead so your save time and money to enjoy family activities. Perfect season for easy and healthy holiday recipes. #cuisinecorner, #weekofthefamily

3:30
PM

Creating Family Memories

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 at Southeast Branch

Create your own unique photo frame to hold your special family memories. Bring your favorite photo with you to frame. After making the frame share what you are most grateful for by creating a grateful tree. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323. #weekofthefamily

4:30
PM

Future Science Past

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 at Hiawassee Branch

Travel back to the days when steampunk was real! Join us for a program full of science fiction fun and magic and see if a bunny can really travel through time! Seating is limited. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 to register. #fallfamilyfun #tween #science #weekofthefamily

5:30
PM

Family Film Festival

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Join us for family friendly movies on the Big Screen! Everyone is welcomed at the Family Film Festival, to celebrate Orange County's Week of the Family-It's About Time! #weekofthefamily

6:00
PM

Family Game Night!

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 at Alafaya Branch

Join us for epic board game battles with family and new friends. Settle the shores of Catan, fight your bravest Munchkin warriors, or try to rule the Boardwalk in Monopoly. Games and snacks will be provided. All ages welcome. #weekofthefamily

1:00
PM

Imagine, Invent, Engineer

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 at Herndon Branch

Learn how to develop a positive learning atmosphere at home and encourage your children to have curiosity to learn, creativity to try new ideas, and persistence to achieve. Participate in a hands-on engineering design challenge. Presented by Iridescent, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to bringing scientists, engineers, and families to learn together. #weekofthefamily

3:00
PM

JiggleMan

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 at South Trail Branch

Get ready to laugh out loud and be amazed by the jumping, joking, juggling, JiggleMan! Seating is limited. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 to register. #fallfamilyfun #tween #weekofthefamily

3:30
PM

Creating Family Memories

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 at Eatonville Branch

Create your own unique photo frame to hold your special family memories. Bring your favorite photo with you to frame. After making the frame share what you are most grateful for by creating a grateful tree. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323. #weekofthefamily

3:30
PM

Leo the Great

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 at North Orange Branch

Who was a great inventor, scientist, mathematician, engineer, and artist? Leonardo da Vinci! Join us to explore his cool works of art and crazy inventions. Ages 6-12. #science #tween #weekofthefamily

5:30
PM

Family Film Festival

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Join us for family friendly movies on the Big Screen! Everyone is welcomed at the Family Film Festival, to celebrate Orange County's Week of the Family-It's About Time! #weekofthefamily

11:00
AM

Chess 101

Thursday, November 06, 2014 at Washington Park Branch

Come learn the game of chess! A beginner's course in the fundamentals and strategies of one of the world's oldest and most popular games. #weekofthefamily

3:30
PM

Creating Family Memories

Thursday, November 06, 2014 at Hiawassee Branch

Create your own unique photo frame to hold your special family memories. Bring your favorite photo with you to frame. After making the frame share what you are most grateful for by creating a grateful tree. All ages welcome. Registration is required. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323. #weekofthefamily

5:30
PM

Family Film Festival

Thursday, November 06, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Join us for family friendly movies on the Big Screen! Everyone is welcomed at the Family Film Festival, to celebrate Orange County's Week of the Family-It's About Time! #weekofthefamily

10:00
AM

Naturalization Ceremony

Friday, November 07, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Applicants including families from countries all over the world will take the Oath of Allegiance and become United States Citizens presented by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. #weekofthefamily

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