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Beginning Clogging Classes @ Jackson Lodge
Jan 24 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Beginning Clogging Classes @ Jackson Lodge | Tallahassee | Florida | United States
Please note this is a reoccurring event.  We advise you to check on the status of the event offers with the event coordinators before planning to attend.

Beginning clogging classes for all ages! All types of music, for all levels !

Why we love where we Live: The Science of Placemaking @ The Gathering
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm
Why we love where we Live: The Science of Placemaking @ The Gathering  | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Dr. Katherine Loflin, the “City Doctor”, is an internationally award-winning placemaking consultant, speaker, and instructor in cities around the world. She is a two-time TEDx speaker on placemaking and an invited member of the global Placemaking Leadership Council. She has been quoted widely in the press including Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Winnipeg Free Press, Crain’s Detroit Business, Miami Herald, Pioneer Press, Charlotte Observer, CBS News, The Atlantic, Axiom News and LA Times. Dr. Loflin will join County staff and planners, as well as private developers for an engaging conversation about how we build place, our local examples of success, and how we can continue to be a leader in the nation.

DNA and Genealogy @ LeRoy Collins Public Library
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
DNA and Genealogy @ LeRoy Collins Public Library | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

If you’ve been researching your family tree for awhile, or are just getting started on the journey, you probably have some questions about the use of DNA to help you on your way.
The Tallahassee Genealogical Society wants to help. On Thursday, January 18th, and again on Wednesday, January 24th, from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., TGS member Jay P. Collins will lead a question and answer session at the LeRoy Collins Public Library, Program Room B, on the subject of DNA and your genealogy.
NOTE: this will be a group opportunity for general questions about how DNA works and how to apply it to your research. NO individual counseling will be provided.

These sessions are FREE and open to anyone interested in learning more about genealogical applications for DNA.

Food & Flight: Discover Your Target Market | Jan. 25th Session @ CoLab @ The Pod
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Food & Flight: Discover Your Target Market | Jan. 25th Session @ CoLab @ The Pod  | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Food & Flight: Discover Your Target Market | Jan. 25th Session

Put your business goals in flight with our Aerial Trainer, Bianca Belabre. Fill your belly with a delicious in-flight meal, while you learn to soar your business to new heights.

-Determining your ideal customer
-Determining where to find them
-Creating a message that speaks to them
-Discovering your tagline

-Your laptop (required)
-Your smart phone (if you have one)
-Your tablet (if you have one)
-Your current usernames and passwords for existing applicable accounts.

-A two hour workshop
-A delicious spread
-Free hot coffee and tea
-An opportunity to network with business owners
-Knowledge on ways to propel your business forward

6th Annual Tally Shorts Film Festival @ Challenger Learning Center Downtown Digital Dome Theater and Planetarium
Jan 26 – Jan 27 all-day

The 6th annual Tally Shorts Film festival kicks off Friday night with a selection of opening night short films from a variety of genres. On Saturday, you can watch even more short films, mingle with filmmakers, attend an educational session, participate in Q&As, support local artists, and be inspired by unique cinema from around the world and right here in your backyard. The fun doesn’t stop there! Join us for after parties on Friday and Saturday night.

Guided Tours in Florida’s Capital and the Forgotten Coast @ Tallahassee, Florida
Jan 26 @ 3:30 pm


Guided Driving and Walking Tours

Conducting the finest guided sight-seeing tours of Florida’s Capital City and the surrounding area including Thomasville, GA and the plantations. Tours can be extended to visit Florida’s Forgotten Coast where you will see white sandy beaches, pristine habitats, historic lighthouses, enchanting museums, and dine on the world famous Apalachicola Bay oysters and other seafood. Please see our reviews on TripAdvisor.

From seniors to students on educational field trips, we cater to visitors of all ages. Also great for convention and meeting attendees, newcomers getting acquainted with the area, your family and guests, as an add-on activity during Family Reunions, social clubs, and organization events. Inquire about our private cultural and heritage guided tours and our step-on-guide and itinerary planning services.

“Photographs Seminar” sponsored by the Talla. Genealogical Society @ Center for Workforce Development, Tallahassee Community College
Jan 27 all-day
"Photographs Seminar" sponsored by the Talla. Genealogical Society @ Center for Workforce Development, Tallahassee Community College | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

The Tallahassee Genealogical Society is sponsoring an all-day “Photographs Seminar” on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Center for Workforce Development, Tallahassee Community College, 444 Appleyard Dr.
The presenters will provide the attendees with several strategies for working with photographs, and identifying and dating family photographs.

Sandra Varry, MFA, MLIS, CA, DAS, taught traditional and digital photography for over a decade before becoming a full time archivist, specializing in historic photograph collections. She will present two Photographic Preservation sessions: Strategies for working with Physical Collections and Strategies for working with Digital Collections.

Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective, is an internationally recognized expert on historic photograph identification, photo preservation and family history research. Sought out by clients all over the world from as far away as New Zealand, her pioneering work in historic photo research is unprecedented, evidenced by her success in solving photo mysteries. She is the author of several books, scholarly articles and online columns. Ms. Taylor will present on Identifying and Dating Family Photographs.

Attendees will receive topic-specific handout materials, a continental breakfast, and bottled water throughout the day. Those registering for the seminar no later than January 20th have the option of purchasing a bag lunch. Seminar registration (only) is: Society Member $30 seminar; Non-member $35.

For more information or to register for the seminar, please visit the Society’s website at, email us at, or write Tallahassee Genealogical Society – Seminar Registration, PO Box 4371, Tallahassee, FL 32315-4371.

Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Please note this is a repeating event.  Please confirm there has been no interruption before you plan to attend.  

The World War II Historical Society will pay tribute to the late Abe Schestopol, Lt. Colonial, USAF, Ret. With a presentation of one of the talks he gave on April 28, 2007, entitled “My Life Through the 20th Century.” It begins with his impressions as a child and events surrounding World War I, the Great Depression, and events leading up to World War II.  Abe spent the war in China flying as a navigator on a Billy Mitchell B-25 bomber. He also served in Korea and Viet Nam retiring from the Air
Force as a Lt. Col. Among his medals is the Silver Star. His life spanned most of the 20th Century and his experiences and observations are both interesting and enlightening and certainly entertaining.

Rare Chinese and Japanese WW II artifacts will be on display.

Please tell your friends


Eyelash Extension Training Classes @ Courtyard Marriott International Tallahassee North
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm
Eyelash Extension Training Classes @ Courtyard Marriott International Tallahassee North | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Highest Rated Eyelash Extension Training Facility In the South Will Be Hosting A Two Day Training Event in Tallahassee on January 27-28, 2017. Register Today to become a certified eyelash extension artist. Pearl Lash offers free lifetime refresher training, exclusive product discounts and unsurpassed European curriculum.

35th Annual Children’s Day at the Museum of Florida History @ Museum of Florida History
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
35th Annual Children’s Day at the Museum of Florida History @ Museum of Florida History | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

This popular event offers an array of performances, activities, and history for the whole family!

Visitors can learn about Florida’s history from exhibitors like the State’s Archaeological Research Lab and Mission San Luis. Or, visitors can explore science with local exhibitors such as MoLab., Inc. As an added bonus, the Pilot Club will be providing complimentary bicycle helmets fitted to protect our young historians. Live performances and activities such as face painting, button making, and a variety of games will also be available.

From history and science to face painting and performances, there is something for everyone at Children’s Day! Parking and admission are free. Some activities require tickets that can be purchased at the event.

Lunch is available for purchase from The Egg Express Café in the Museum lobby. For more information, call 850.245.6400


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