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March 2020

Great Decisions 2020

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Great Decisions is America's largest discussion on world affairs. Forsyth County Public Library and the University of North Georgia (UNG) will present information and lead discussions on a range of fascinating and timely geopolitical topics. Each session will be held at the Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street, Cumming, and will be led by a member of the UNG faculty. Great Decisions 2020 topics include: January 29: Climate Change and the Global Order February 5: India and Pakistan February 12: Red…

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The Man Who Punched Jefferson Davis with author Ben Wynne

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hampton Park Library, 5345 Settingdown Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Sometimes we forget that not all Southerners were pro-secession during the Civil War era. One of the most vocal pro-Unionists was Henry Foote, who served as both a U.S. Senator and a Confederate Congressman and was one of Jefferson Davis's most outspoken critics. Foote's unorthodox and temperamental life was punctuated with several duels and fistfights with notable people and ultimately led to exile to Europe. Author and historian Ben Wynne will discuss his biography of this fascinating historical figure, The…

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Matriarchs of Atlanta’s Civil Rights Movement

March 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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The Civil Rights Movement spanned more than forty years. Dr. Karcheik Sims-Alvarado will take you on an eye-opening tour to meet the women who worked tirelessly to achieve civil rights in Georgia.

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Menopause Rescue

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Sherri Zak will present a brief introduction on what’s causing your hot flashes and weight gain, what’s going on with those hormones of yours, how to balance them naturally, and how to find the hidden gifts of menopause during this difficult time. Sherri Zak is a Holistic Health Coach and Certified Eating Psychology Coach that has struggled with her own health issues and has come out the other side feeling stronger than ever and with a passion to share what…

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Great Decisions 2020

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Great Decisions is America's largest discussion on world affairs. Forsyth County Public Library and the University of North Georgia (UNG) will present information and lead discussions on a range of fascinating and timely geopolitical topics. Each session will be held at the Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street, Cumming, and will be led by a member of the UNG faculty. Great Decisions 2020 topics include: January 29: Climate Change and the Global Order February 5: India and Pakistan February 12: Red…

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The Midnight Society

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Are You Afraid of the Dark? We'll find out at the first meeting of The Midnight Society! The Midnight Society meets every Friday, the 13th to tell ghost stories. Share a horror story that keeps you awake all night (or just come listen to one). Watch clips of bone chilling stories. Test your courage by playing scary games in the dark. This after hours program is for teens in grades 6 - 12.

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Monstrous Regiment of Women: Queens of Europe

March 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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During the early modern period, male rule was the standard in European states and kingdoms. Due to accidents and other circumstances, women sometimes presented the only, or best, candidates to ascend to the throne. Given people's misgivings about female political power, queens like Elizabeth I of England, Isabella of Spain, Christina of Sweden, and Catherine the Great of Russia had to fight hard just to stay on their thrones, and even harder to wield power and have their peers and…

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Women in the Space Industry

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Laura Forczyk will discuss women in the space sector focusing on women astronauts and women leaders both in industry and in government. The exciting time period we're in has given us women commercial astronauts as well as government astronauts. She will end her presentation with an overview of Artemis, which is NASA's program to send the first woman to the Moon. About Laura Forczyk A scientist with entrepreneurial leanings, Laura Seward Forczyk desired to dance on the Moon and explore…

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Corporate Chaos: A Murder Mystery for Adults

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Showcase your sleuthing skills and solve a murder mystery set in the underbelly of the corporate world at the Sharon Forks Library! The annual conference for Worldwide Prestige, Inc. will be held at the Grande Plaza Hotel in New York City. The CEO, Mr. Eric Wilde, is to present the yearly report and prove to the Board of Directors and investors that he has saved the company from imminent bankruptcy, and profits are at an all-time high! Everyone is buzzing….…

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Leap into Literacy with Taco Dragon at Chestatee Elementary School

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Chestatee Elementary School, 6945 Keith Bridge Road
Gainesville, GA 30506 United States
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Tacos may be key to making friends with dragons but remember, no spicy salsa! Meet Taco Dragon from the popular book Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin and illustrated by Daniel Salmieri at Leap into Literacy! Families with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are invited to enjoy a simple meal, stories, songs, and early literacy activities in the Cafeteria during this event. Participating children can also take home a free book! Leap into Literacy programs are designed for infants, toddlers, and…

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Leap into Literacy with Taco Dragon at Cumming Elementary School

March 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
cumming elementary school, 540 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Tacos may be key to making friends with dragons but remember, no spicy salsa! Meet Taco Dragon from the popular book Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin and illustrated by Daniel Salmieri at Leap into Literacy! Families with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are invited to enjoy a simple meal, stories, songs, and early literacy activities in the Cafeteria during this event. Participating children can also take home a free book! Leap into Literacy programs are designed for infants, toddlers, and…

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Great Decisions 2020

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Great Decisions is America's largest discussion on world affairs. Forsyth County Public Library and the University of North Georgia (UNG) will present information and lead discussions on a range of fascinating and timely geopolitical topics. Each session will be held at the Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street, Cumming, and will be led by a member of the UNG faculty. Great Decisions 2020 topics include: January 29: Climate Change and the Global Order February 5: India and Pakistan February 12: Red…

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overBOOKED: A Book Club

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Looking for a fun way to delight in books and meet new people? All adults welcome to relax and enjoy deep discussions about the book selection of the month. March 19: Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson April 16: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides Looking for reading recommendations? #WeKnowBooks

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Empowered Women Leaders in the Workplace with Dr. Linda Wiley

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Dr. Linda Wiley, CEO of Turning Point Leadership Group and author of Tame Your Tongue & Transform Your Relationship, explains the ways organizations benefit from having women lead and how organizations can develop empowered women leaders. What happens when women lead? . . . Everything! Women have proven to be effective leaders throughout history. If you want to develop leaders or become a more empowered leader yourself, this discussion is for you. This event will be held at the Post…

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Community Garden Day: The Poetry Garden

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Get dirty at the library! Come play in the dirt with us as you work on seasonal projects and activities led by a Forsyth County Master Gardener Advisor that help maintain the beauty of The Poetry Garden located at the Post Road Library. Each month's project will take about an hour to complete and all tools and supplies will be provided. Be sure to wear sunscreen and clothes appropriate for working outdoors. You might also like to bring your own…

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Show of Hands (An ASL Storytime)

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Join Tracey Varrone of the Brick and Ivy Studio for a storytime presented in American Sign Language where children can explore books, fingerplays, rhythm activities and more in a 45 minute storytime. Afterward, enjoy time for socializing with new friends until 3:00 p.m!

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Zap the Gap! A Resume Workshop

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Meet with a certified Career Coach and learn how to explain an employment gap on your resume with ease. Gaps on a resume can be challenging to explain, let us help you effectively address them. This program is presented by Goodwill of North Georgia Dawsonville.

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Introduction to Ramadan: A Muslim Fasting Month

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Learn about the Muslim Fasting Month of Ramadan. We'll read books, learn about the lunar calendar, and learn about the tradition of fasting. Attendees will also learn basic information about the Muslim faith and principles of Islam, such as charity. There will be henna tattoos and crafts to mark the beginning of Ramadan. All ages and cultures are welcome to attend. This program is presented by Masjid Al-Rahman and Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA).

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5 Simple Ways to Get Organized and Make Your Life Easier

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Professional organizer Carrie Peeples, founder of Neatsmart, will teach you how to get organized and make your life easier with five simple hacks, habits, and tasks. This program is for adults, ages 18+.

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