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Chautauqua South

The Friends of the Martin County Library System is pleased to present the annual Chautauqua South series of educational and entertaining events January through April 2018.

Following is the lineup of events sponsored by the Friends, and a full Chautauqua South calendar is available here (PDF), including events sponsored by the Library Foundation of Martin County.

Jan. 10:
10am, World War II Film Series, Blake Library.
6pm, Jeff Lamarche Sings Gordon Lightfoot, Robert Morgade Library.

Jan. 17:
10am, World War II Film Series, Blake Library

Jan. 24:
10am, World War II Film Series, Blake Library

Jan. 26:
10:30am, Hank Fincken Presents: Johnny Appleseed, Elisabeth Lahti Library, Indiantown. Tickets available Jan. 20.
2pm, Discover Opera Series, Blake Library. "Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini, presented by Helen Sagan.

Jan. 29:
2pm, Literature & Poetry Series, Blake Library, presented by Dr. Roderick C. Hofer.

Jan. 31:
10am, World War II Film Series, Blake Library.

Feb. 3:
11am, Atlantic Classical Orchestra: Chamber Concert Series, Program I, Blake Library. Three Generations of Beautiful Wind Music -- Classical, Romantic, Contemporary.

Feb. 7:
10am, World War II Film Series, Blake Library.

Feb. 14:
10am, World War II Film Series, Blake Library.

Feb. 15:
4pm, Adam Miller presents African American folk songs for Black History Month, Hobe Sound Public Library.

Feb. 18:
2pm, Gareth Johnson presents a violin recital of eclectic repertoire, Blake Library.

Feb. 21:
10am, World War II Film Series, Blake Library.

Feb. 23:
2pm, Discover Opera Series, Blake Library. "Candide" by Leonard Bernstein, presented by Helen Sagan.

Feb. 24:
11am, Atlantic Classical Orchestra, Chamber Concert Series, Program II, Blake Library. West Side Story to the Soldier’s Tale.

Feb. 26:
2pm, Literature & Poetry Series, Blake Library, presented by Dr. Roderick C. Hofer.

Feb. 28:
10am, World War II Film Series, Blake Library.

March 7:
10am, World War II Film Series, Blake Library.

March 14:
10am, World War II Film Series, Blake Library.

March 17:
11am, Atlantic Classical Orchestra, Chamber Concert Series, Program III, Blake Library. Early Debussy and Late Schubert.

March 23:
2pm, Discover Opera Series, Blake Library. "The Marriage of Figaro" by Mozart, presented by Helen Sagan.

March 26:
2pm, Literature & Poetry Series, Blake Library, presented by Dr. Roderick C. Hofer.

March 27:
2pm, Barbara Rinella presents: The Hamilton Affair by Elizabeth Cobbs. Tickets available March 13; limit 2 per person.

April 2:
6pm, McCartney Mania: A Tribute to the Music of Paul McCartney, Blake Library. Tickets available March 23; limit 2 per person.

March 26:
2pm, Literature & Poetry Series, Blake Library, presented by Dr. Roderick C. Hofer.


About the Friends

The Friends of the Martin County Library System is a non-profit organization that supports programs, materials and equipment at the county’s six public library branches.

The organization helps to fund children’s programming, such as Family Place and Paws to Read; adult programming, including the Chautauqua South series; licenses for movie viewings; Martin’s Most Wanted Books; library staff development; volunteer appreciation; the library newsletter; and technology, such as the new RFID check-in/check-out systems.

Funds are raised through memberships, donations, and the sale of used books at each library branch and at the Friends’ Book Depot in the B&A Flea Market, Stuart.