What's Happening at Octavia Fields July 10 - 15

Microsoft EXCEL and BUDGETS - NEW CLASS! - MON July 10 @ 5
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE Basic computer operation instruction! We will be learning Microsoft Excel 2013 and working on BUDGETS!

We are going to cover Excel specifically for creating or editing budgets, whether personal or work-related. Bring your budget rough draft or some ideas and let’s get started on that budget!

Event Type: Computer Class
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 7/10/2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Time: 6:00 PM
 

 

Teen Tuesdays: Lego Challenge - TUE July 11 @ 2
Use your creative building skills to compete against other teens in our Lego Challenge.
For ages 12-17.

Event Type: Young Adult/Teen Program
Age Group(s): Teens
Date: 7/11/2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
 

 

Game Day - TUE July 11 @ 3
Join us for an afternoon of board games! Play our games or bring your own to share with the group.

Event Type: Summer Reading Program - Children
Age Group(s): School-age Children, Teens, Adults
Date: 7/11/2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
 

 


Microsoft WORD for RESUMES - NEW CLASS! - TUE July 11 @ 7
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE Basic computer operation instruction! We will be learning Microsoft Word 2013 and working on our resumes!

We are going to cover Word specifically for your job-hunting resumes. Bring your rough draft or some ideas and let’s get started or finished on that resume!

Event Type: Computer Class
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 7/11/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM

 

Salad & Smoothie Party - TUE July 11 @ 7
Two parties in one!

Salad in a Jar
Bring two salad ingredients and 5 Mason Jars. Come build 5 healthy meals for the week.

Smoothie Prep
Bring two smoothie ingredients washed, chopped and ready to share.
Bring 5 quart size freezer bags. Go home with 5 bags ready to freeze.

Use SignUpGenius to let us know ingredients you will be bringing.
Salad: http://bit.ly/Salad0711
Smoothie: http://bit.ly/Shake0711

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 7/11/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
 

 


SUMMER SPECIAL: Tom Petty & Cinder the Fire Dog - WED July 12 @ 2:30
Join us as Tom Petty & Cinder the Fire Dog teach us fire safety. Children can pet and have their picture taken with Cinder afterwards!

Event Type: Summer Reading Program - Children
Age Group(s): Children
Date: 7/12/2017
Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
 


Diabetes Academy - Diabetes Management Workshop - WED July 12 @ 3
Topics include:
*Diabetes 101
*Staying healthy
*Diabetes medication

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 7/12/2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 3:45 PM
 

 

Toxins in the Home - WED July 12 @ 5
Learn about toxic chemicals and how they affect you.

Play an interactive toxins game and learn what you can do to make your home less toxic.

Presented by Anne Ferrell

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 7/12/2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Time: 6:00 PM
 

 

Microsoft EXCEL Basics - THU July 13 @ 11AM
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE Basic computer operation instruction!

Event Type: Computer Class
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 7/13/2017
Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM

 

Lego Lab - THU July 13 @ 1
Bring your imagination and build with your friends. We provide the Legos. (Come and Go). Ages 5-12.

Event Type: Children's Program
Age Group(s): School-age Children, Children
Date: 7/13/2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 1:45 PM

 

Harry Potter Movie Celebration - THU July 13 @ 2
Join us this summer as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. This week we are showing Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (c)Warner Bros. This film is rated PG-13

Event Type: Young Adult/Teen Program
Age Group(s): Teens
Date: 7/13/2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
 

 

 

Slime Time - THU July 13 @ 3
It's slime time in the children's area! Children will have an opportunity to make their own custom slime that they can take home with them when they're done.

Event Type: Summer Reading Program - Children
Age Group(s): School-age Children
Date: 7/13/2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 3:45 PM

 

Citizenship Class - THU July 13 @ 6:30
Get yourself prepared to apply for US Citizenship and to take the Citizenship Test.

Learn about: Application Process; Civics and History, English, Writing and Reading tests.

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 7/13/2017
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
 

 


Xbox Friday - FRI July 14 @ 3:30
We're playing Rocket League!

Event Type: Young Adult/Teen Program
Age Group(s): Teens
Date: 7/14/2017
Start Time: 3:30 PM
 


Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Seminar - SAT July 15 @ 10:30
The goal of the program is to raise awareness of the importance of having a will, trust, powers of attorney, medical directives, or other estate planning documents; and to alleviate any anxiety or expel common misconceptions about estate planning.

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 7/15/2017
Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
 

 

Islamic Art: Henna and Calligraphy - SAT July 15 @ 1
Join us for this exciting opportunity to learn about Islamic Art!

During the event:

Henna presentation and application!

Calligraphy Presentation. Write your name in Arabic.

Provided by Islamic Arts Society of Houston

Event Type: All Ages
Age Group(s): All Ages
Date: 7/15/2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
 


Fun with Furry Friends - SAT July 15 @ 3
Faithful Paws will be here Saturday at 3pm. Come and read with these fabulous furry friends.

School age children (5-12) are invited to read aloud their favorite picture books to the certified therapy dogs from Faithful Paws.

Children can also have their pictures taken with their favorite Furry Friend. Join us for a tail-wagging good time!

For more information, please contact the library (832) 927-5500.

Event Type: Children's Program
Age Group(s): School-age Children
Date: 6/17/2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM

 


SCANNING Basics - NEW CLASS! - SAT July 15 @ 3
Bring all of your questions for another hour of FREE Basic computer operation instruction! We will be learning the use of our Hewlett-Packard Document and Image Scanner!

You will see demos of Scan-to-PDF, Optical Character Recognition (the scanner "reads" your documents), Automatic Document-Feeding, and Image/Photograph scanning.

Event Type: Computer Class
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 7/15/2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM