Monday, January 5, 2009

LRC Guide to January 2009 Events and Programs

January 4, 2009 200th Anniversary of Louis Braille

On January 4, 2009, the American Foundation for Blind will join organizations across the globe in celebrating the 200th anniversary of Louis Braille's birth. He was the Frenchman who invented the raised dot code that bears his name.

January 19, 2009 Celebrate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This year Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be celebrated on 19 January - the day before the historic presidential inauguration of Barack Obama. Martin L. King date of birth is January 15, 1929 and is observed on the third Monday in January each year.

November 29, 2008 - January 29, 2009
Drawing in Space: The Peninsula Project, Sculpture by John Henry/Peninsula Project Illustrated and Educational

Drawing in Space: The Peninsula Project, Sculpture by John Henry features the sculpture of world-renowned artist, John Henry, and will take place in seven major cities around the Florida peninsula from October 2008 through May 2009. Peninsula Project Illustrated – Educational at the Miami Beach Regional Library will be an educational exhibit with photographs, drawings, and models demonstrating the making of the monumental sculptures sited around the state and illustrating the project’s overall cultural impact on Florida and especially on the city of Miami. For further details on the project visit:

January, 2009 Recycling 101: The Basic, The Benefits

With the involvement and enthusiasm of students and faculty, recycling is back! It doesn't just make sense. It makes a huge difference to our environment and our quality of life.

2009 Year Chinese New Year: Year of the Ox

Oxen are born in 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009. They are leaders, inspiring confidence in everyone they come into contact with. However, they can be too demanding. Methodical and good with their hands, they make fine surgeons and hairdressers.

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