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Children’s Library programs this week include the new Lego Juniors (4-7) group beginning Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. and meeting the third Tuesdays of the month in the Community Room. Tween Scribblers (9-12) will meet in the Children’s Activity Room Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

The YMCA has partnered with the library this week to get everyone moving. Participants will meet Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room for Fitness Plus. Family Yoga will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Children’s Activity Room and teens will get moving with a Zumba class at their After-Hours on Saturday beginning at 7 p.m.

New exhibit “Stitches In Time — Hand Quilting” opens with a members-only opening reception on Thursday at 6 p.m. It will open to the public on Friday. The simple yet intricate art of hand quilting will be explored with 25 antique quilts finished prior to 1950, as well as 25 contemporary hand-quilted quilts.

10th Annual Grape Escape will be Jan. 26 at Cafe Roma in historic downtown Cleveland. Silent Auction begins at 5:30 p.m. Come for an evening of great food with selected wine pairings and a fun auction of wine and related items. A limited number of tickets is available. Contact the Museum Center at Five Points for more information.

Movie Night @ the library will kick off the series with a showing of “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28. Enjoy a night at the movies with free popcorn and the big screen.

Take Charge of Your Diabetes six-week course will begin Feb. 3, and continue Feb. 10, 17, 24, March 3 and 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. each week. The course is a fun, skill-building program designed for persons with diabetes. It is designed to help individuals take day-to-day responsibility for the care of their diabetes. Class size is limited. To register, contact the UT Extension-Bradley Office at 728-7001 by Jan. 30.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) local chapter meets every Monday at Wesleyan Methodist Church on Peerless Road. Private weigh-ins are from 5 to 5:30 p.m. and the meeting is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. A TOPS category for children ages 7-18 is available. For more information, call 472-9628 or 593-4727.

“2nd Sunday @ 2” in February will feature Julie Bestry, a certified professional organizer and owner of Best Results Organizing. She will share secrets to start and keep you organized this year. Call our nonfiction desk to reserve a spot for this program.

The Ocoee Theatre Guild will present its first season's production of “Sirens,” a sweet, romantic comedy, at The Venue Creekside on Feb. 7, 8 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. with an afternoon matinee on Feb.

16 at 2:30 p.m. Valentine’s Day performance will be at 8 p.m. — what a perfect way to spend the evening with your favorite Valentine. For more information, go to facebook.com/OcoeeTheatre Guild.

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