Celebrate Black History Month at Poinciana library

Celebrate Black History Month at the Poinciana Branch Library and enjoy these two presentations.

On Thursday, Feb. 7, from 7 to 8 p.m., go Back in the Day with Willie Mae. Masterful storyteller Willie Mae mixes first-hand experiences with humor and passion to create a storytelling experience for the whole family. Willie Mae will captivate listeners with her description of what life was like for a black youth in Osceola County.

On Thursday, Feb. 14, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., take part in OrisiRisi African folklore. Embark on an African adventure rooted in history, culture and tradition in a celebration of music. Hear stories from the far corners of the African continent and engage in spiritual drumming, dance and song making of the African tradition.

All library programs are free and open to the public. The Poinciana Branch Library is located at 101 N. Doverplum Ave.

 The Association of Poinciana Villages Board of Directors election will be on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Poinciana Community Center, 445 Marigold Ave.

For new homeowners in Poinciana, this is an opportunity for homeowners to vote for their Village representative. There are openings for Board of Director positions in Villages 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 8.

In the past year, board members have made important decisions for the betterment of the community. Board membership is a volunteer position, with no compensation. When homeowners vote in this year’s election, they are urged to look at candidates with a strong civic and business background. Vote for the candidate who will best represent your Village and Poinciana.

 The next Physician Lecture Series will be on Monday, Feb. 11, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Poinciana Branch Library, 1011 N.

Doverplum Ave.

Dr. Oral James, credentialed gastroentologist at Poinciana Medical Center, will conduct a lecture on loving your digestive system. He will discuss best health practices, surgical options and more. An open question and answer session will follow his discussion.

The Poinciana Branch Library is located at 101 N. Doverplum Ave.

 AARP Foundation Tax Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to-moderation income taxpayers.

 Since 1968, this volunteer-based program has helped nearly 50 million taxpayers. The Tax Aide assistance will be offered every Monday until April 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Anthony DePalma Building, 395 Marigold Ave.