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Lawmakers Want Stricter Rules For Families Getting Cash Assistance

State News - Florida lawmakers want to tighten the rules for low-income families getting cash assistance. A bill moving in the House would withhold benefits longer for those who don’t meet work requirements. 47,013 Florida families are enrolled in the program, as of October 2017.
January 17, 2018 6:13 PM
 
 

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Just For Kids: ODD SQUAD: World Turned Odd

When Oona, Olympia, and Otis accidentally change the past, they undo every odd case Odd Squad has ever solved! The agents embark on a mission across time to set things right. The one-hour special will include a special sneak peek of PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC in advance of the new series premiere on February 19. See ODD SQUAD: World Turned Odd January 15 at 5:00 pm ET on WFSU-TV. Your kids can also become an agent and join the Odd Squad online anytime.

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Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities.Learn more about the film and free local screening /discussion with Director Stanley Nelson.
Nature - arctic wolf pack Wednesday, January 17 at 8:00 pm

Discover the white wolf, one of the most hardened predators on the planet, in Ellesmere Island's unforgiving ice and snow. In a fight for survival, these roaming hunters must travel far from the den to feed their cubs, putting them at risk.

Lorraine Hansberry: American Masters Friday, January 19 at 9:00 pm

Explore the life and work of the A Raisin in the Sun playwright and activist who played a significant role in the civil rights movement. LaTanya Richardson Jackson narrates. Anika Noni Rose is the voice of Lorraine Hansberry.

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Capitol Creations AND Capitol Visions Double Exhibit Opening January 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm Location: Florida Historic Capitol Museum
26th Season of Church and the Arts Concert Series presents Kevin Mills, Gospel Artisit January 19, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Gulf Beach Presbyterian Church
Find Your Fitness 2018 January 20, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: The Pavilion at The Centre of Tallahassee
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Tallahassee Salsa Dancers Monthly Social January 20, 2018 at 9:30 pm Location: Studio D
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Tallahassee Salsa Dancers Monthly Social January 20, 2018 at 9:30 pm Location: Studio D
New Year! New Career! Open House January 22, 2018 at 5:00 pm Location: LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library - Main Library
Square Dance Open House – Introduction to Square Dancing January 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Tallahassee Senior Center - second floor ballroom
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) The Book is Better Book Club January 23, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library - Main Library
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) League of Women Voters January Hot Topic Dinner: Police Chief Michael DeLeo and Sheriff Walt McNeil will be our guests. January 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm Location: Four Points by Sheraton
Food & Flight: Discover Your Target Market | Jan. 25th Session January 25, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: CoLab @ The Pod
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Medicare Made Easy presented by Capital Health Plan January 26, 2018 at 12:00 pm Location: Capital Health Plan - Governor's Square Health Center
6th Annual Tally Shorts Film Festival January 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee Downtown Digital Dome
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Contra Dance January 26, 2018 at 7:15 pm Location: Tallahassee Senior Center
Photographs Seminar sponsored by Talla. Genealogical Society January 27, 2018 at 8:30 am Location: Center for Workforce Development, Tallahassee Community College
SciTurday – Minecraft Mechanics: Coding & Redstone (Recommended for Ages 9 to 99) January 27, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
13th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance January 27, 2018 at 4:30 pm Location: The Moon
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) An Evening with the Arts - Saturday, January 27, 2018 January 27, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: Gadsden Arts Center
The Tallahassee Community Chorus presents Unity 13: Sing for Joy! January 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm Location: Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
26th Season of Church and the Arts Concert Series presents Music by David Seering January 28, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Gulf Beach Presbyterian Church
Square Dance Open House – Introduction to Square Dancing January 29, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Tallahassee Senior Center - second floor ballroom
Food & Flight: Interpreting Social Analytics January 31, 2018 at 11:00 am Location: CoLab @ The Pod
First Commerce Presents Power Forward with Airbnb’s Chip Conley January 31, 2018 at 3:30 pm Location: Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
Harry Potter Book Night – Celebrate “Fantastic Beasts” February 01, 2018 at 6:30 pm Location: Leon County Leroy Collins Public Library
26th Season of Church and the Arts Concert Series with The Ukelele Orchestra of St Andrews February 02, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Gulf Beach Presbyterian Church
26th Season of Church and the Arts Concert Series with The Ukelele Orchestra of St Andrews February 02, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Gulf Beach Presbyterian Church
Baby and Family Fair February 03, 2018 at 9:00 am Location: Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at FSU
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Bachakiz Passion February 03, 2018 at 1:00 pm Location: Studio D
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Bachakiz Passion February 03, 2018 at 1:00 pm Location: Studio D
Square Dance Beginning Lessons February 05, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Tallahassee Senior Center - second floor ballroom
Food & Flight: Interpreting Social Analytics | Feb. 8th Session February 08, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: CoLab @ The Pod
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) “A Wrinkle in Time” Opens in IMAX February 09, 2018 at 12:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Contra Dance February 09, 2018 at 7:15 pm Location: Tallahassee Senior Center
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) North Florida Hosts Free Day of Dental Care February 10, 2018 at 8:00 am Location: Periodontal Associates of North Florida
Winter Bay Day Celebration February 10, 2018 at 8:00 am Location: St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve
SciTurday – Mars Explorers February 10, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
SCIturday at the Challenger Learning Center – Mars Explorer February 10, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
SciTurday – Mars Explorers (Recommended ages 10 & optional accompanying adult ) February 10, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Space Mission Simulation – Expedition Mars (Programs Recommended for Ages 9 TO 99) February 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) African American Read-In February 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm Location: LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library - Main Library
Square Dance Beginning Lessons February 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Tallahassee Senior Center - second floor ballroom
Food & Flight: Social Media Ads February 14, 2018 at 11:00 am Location: CoLab @ The Pod
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) “America’s Musical Journey” Opens in IMAX 3D February 16, 2018 at 12:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center IMAX Theatre
“Black Panther” Opens in IMAX February 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee Downtown Digital Dome
Boots for Babies 2018 February 16, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: Shiloh Farm
26th Season of Church and the Arts Concert Series presents Gli Amici Chamber Ensemble February 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Gulf Beach Presbyterian Church
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) RAZOR Lecture Series – February 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) RAZOR Lecture Series – COOLING WITH MAGNETS: REINVENTING YOUR REFRIGERATOR TO SAVE THE PLANET with Michael Shatruk, PhD February 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Food & Flight: Social Media Ads | Feb. 22nd Session February 22, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location: CoLab @ The Pod
26th Season of Church and the Arts Concert Series presents AHS Jazz Ensemble February 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Gulf Beach Presbyterian Church
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) 6th Annual Capital City Bikefest February 24, 2018 at 9:00 am Location: Red Hills Powersports
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) 6th Annual Capital City Bikefest February 24, 2018 at 9:00 am Location: Red Hills Powersports
SciTurday – Kerbal Space Program: Mun or Bust! (Recommended for Ages 9 to 99) February 24, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) SCIturday at the Challenger Learning Center – Kerbal Space Program: Mun or Bust! February 24, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
6th Annual Crawl for a Cause February 24, 2018 at 4:00 pm Location: Various Midtown Establishments
Father Daughter Dance: Ties and Tiaras February 24, 2018 at 5:00 pm Location: Florida A&M University Grand Ballroom
Big Daddy Weave & Brandon Heath Concert February 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Christian Heritage Church
1-Day Writers Bootcamp February 27, 2018 at 8:30 am Location: Tallahasee Christian College & Training Center
Food & Flight: How to Create Shareable Content February 28, 2018 at 11:00 am Location: CoLab @ The Pod
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Contra Dance March 09, 2018 at 7:15 pm Location: Tallahassee Senior Center
SCIturday at the Challenger Learning Center – Get Coding! March 10, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
SciTurday – Get Coding (Recommended for Ages 10 & Under and optional accompanying adult) March 10, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) RAZOR Lecture Series- A MAJOR MEDICAL CRISIS: INJURIOUS FALLS AND THEIR RISK IN HEALTHY ELDERLY AND PEOPLE NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER March 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Contra Dance March 23, 2018 at 7:15 pm Location: Tallahassee Senior Center
Run for the Health of It 5K/8K March 24, 2018 at 9:00 am Location: AJ's Oyster Shanty
SciTurday – Coding & Arduinos: LED Madness (Recommended for Ages 9 to 99) March 24, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
TFP FEST The Fuzzy Pineapple Craft and Art Festival March 24, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Aakhet Center for Human Development
SCIturday at the Challenger Learning Center – Coding & Arduinos: LED Madness March 24, 2018 at 10:00 pm Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
SCIturday at the Challenger Learning Center – Coding & Arduinos: LED Madness March 24, 2018 at 10:00 pm Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Hector A Parayuelos (Flickr): Giant oak tree at Lichgate, Tallahassee - (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Space Mission Simulation -Earth Odyssey (Programs Recommended for Ages 9 TO 99) March 31, 2018 at 10:00 am Location: Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
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