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August 2017

Fall Term: Member registration

August 22
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Fall term: Sept. 25-Nov. 17 Member registration: Aug. 22 Open registration: Aug. 29

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Fall Term: Open registration

August 29
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Fall term: Sept. 25-Nov. 17 Member registration: Aug. 22 Open registration: Aug. 29

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September 2017

3RD ANNUAL LIFELONG LEARNING SHOWCASE— JOIN US FOR A DAY OF LEARNING!

September 13 @ 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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3RD ANNUAL LIFELONG LEARNING SHOWCASE— JOIN US FOR A DAY OF LEARNING! Learn from the experts about history, literature, health, science, philosophy, and more. 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. • Wed., Sept. 13 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM, 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Bldg. #1 * Sarasota 34237 Registration begins: Tuesday, Aug. 15. Fee: $79 for four courses; includes continental breakfast and lunch. To register, call 361-6590 or go to www.suncoastlifelonglearning.org Keynote speaker: Louise Gallagher, Educator and Certified Life Coach Topic: “Retirement: Who Needs It?”…

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Fall term

September 25 - November 17
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Fall term: Sept. 25-Nov. 17 Member registration: Aug. 22 Open registration: Aug. 20

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EINSTEIN’S CIRCLE ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND

September 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 15, 2017

The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave.

Anna Maria, FL United States
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EINSTEIN’S CIRCLE ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Wednesdays: Sept. 27; Oct. 4, 11, 25; and Nov. 1, 8, 15 • 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Einstein’s Circle is a place where people gather to engage in an open exchange of ideas, opinions, and information on a variety of topics. These popular give-and-take discussions focus on political, social, and economic issues, as well as current events and concerns. Einstein’s Circle discussions are free and open to the public. No prior registration required.

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Academy Adventures: Rose Parade New Year’s – Information Session

September 28 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Rose Parade New Year's 6 Days December 30, 2017 - January 4, 2018 SAVE THE DATE: Rose Parade New Year information session with Karen Jutras of Premier World Discovery Thursday, Sept. 28. • 2:30-3:30 p.m. (Karen will discuss the itinerary, accommodations, deposit information, etc.) Academy Adventures: Rose Parade - Click to download flyer  

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October 2017

LECTURE: “HERONS AND EGRETS AND THE PLUME WARS”

October 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Towers & Shores, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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“HERONS AND EGRETS AND THE PLUME WARS” Thursday, Oct. 12: 1-2 p.m. Alice Newlon Florida was ground zero for the Plume Wars. You will meet characters you know...Marie Antoinette and John James Audubon. You will meet some you do not know, like Guy Bradley, the first environmental martyr, and Boston socialite Harriet Hemingway—no one has used tea more effectively since the Boston tea party. They weave a fascinating story of the collision of birds, fashion, economics, politics, which nearly brought…

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES The Roskamp Institute “Research and Clinical Work in Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Disorders”

October 13 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

BEHIND-THE-SCENES The Roskamp Institute “Research and Clinical Work in Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Disorders” Friday, Oct. 13 • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 2040 Whitfield Ave., Sarasota Fee: $45 (includes lecture/light lunch) Seating is limited. Speakers: Dr. Fiona Crawford and Dr. Cheryl Brandi “Development of New Treatments and Diagnosis for mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)” The presentation will describe the work of the Roskamp team to develop and evaluate the consequences of mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI). Our team has developed a…

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LECTURE: HERONS AND EGRETS AND THE PLUME WARS

October 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave.

Anna Maria, FL United States
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LECTURE: HERONS AND EGRETS AND THE PLUME WARS Wednesday, Oct. 18: 1-2:30 p.m. THE CENTER OF ANNA MARIA ISLAND The Fall lecture is free and open to the public Presented by: Alice Newlon Florida was ground zero for the Plume Wars. You will meet characters you know...Marie Antoinette and John James Audubon. You will meet some you do not know, like Guy Bradley, the first environmental martyr, and Boston socialite Harriet Hemingway—no one has used tea more effectively since the…

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GENERAL MOTORS DESIGN EXHIBITION

October 25 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ringling College of Art and Design, 2836 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234 United States
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GENERAL MOTORS DESIGN EXHIBITION Join us for a curator-led tour 10-11 a.m. • Wednesday, Oct. 25 LOIS & DAVID STULBERG GALLERY, Basch Visual Arts Center, 1188 Dr. Martin Luther King Way Fee: The tour is free. Pre-registration suggested. Original drawings for automobiles from the General Motors archive by a legendary designer Warren Reinecker. His original drawings of concept cars and those that were put in production will give the visitor a first-hand experience with the most important stage of automotive…

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe “A Look Back…A Look Forward”

October 30 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

BEHIND-THE-SCENES Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe “A Look Back…A Look Forward” Friday, Oct. 20 • 3:30-5 p.m. 1646 10th Way, Sarasota Fee: $45 (includes lecture, tour, refreshments, and entertainment) Presenter: Nate Jacobs, Founder/Artistic Director, WBTT Join us for a tour of the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT). We will meet Nate Jacobs, WBTT Founder and Artistic Director, Julie Leach, Executive Director, and some of WBTT’s performing artists. You will hear the story of how the theatre was founded 18 years ago,…

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November 2017

Academy Talks: A Nazi in the Family

November 1 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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A NAZI IN THE FAMILY Wednesday, Nov. 1 • 3-4:30 p.m. TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jens M Albiez From his personal perspective of growing up in Germany in the 1960s, Jens M Albiez will discuss how the different phases of discovering, questioning, and understanding The Third Reich evolved. He will describe the impact the Weimar Republic and the Nazi regime had on his family and how Germany and the Germans dealt with the accumulated guilt and shame. Are there lessons to…

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Fall Lecture: “Oh, Florida!” How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country

November 2 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FALL LECTURE “OH FLORIDA! HOW AMERICA’S WEIRDEST STATE INFLUENCES THE REST OF THE COUNTRY” 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, November 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM $15 General admission; free to paid Academy members. Pre-registration suggested. No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Speaker: Craig Pittman, author and columnist for the Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg Florida. That name. That combination of  sounds. Three simple syllables packing mixed messages. To some people, it’s a paradise. To others, it’s a punch line. As award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling…

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ACADEMY ADVENTURES: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT – FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE, LAKELAND

November 3 @ 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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ACADEMY ADVENTURES: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT – FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE, LAKELAND DETAILS: WHAT: Frank Lloyd Wright campus tour at Florida Southern College WHEN: Friday, November 3 TIME: 9 a.m. depart Temple Beth Sholom parking lot; return approx. 5:30 p.m. FEE: $79 per person (includes transportation, gratuities, admission, and lunch). No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Join us for an Academy Adventures tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright campus at Florida Southern College in Lakeland. Florida Southern has the largest single-site collection…

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Academy Talks: HOW KIDS LISTENING TO THE RADIO ROCKED AMERICA IN 1955

November 8 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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HOW KIDS LISTENING TO THE RADIO ROCKED AMERICA IN 1955 Wednesday, Nov. 8 • 3-4:30 p.m. TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM David Milberg David Milberg morphs into his 1950s-era D.J. “Radio Dave” persona and takes you back to 1955 with a review of that year’s Billboard Magazine’s highest ranking hit singles. Mr. Milberg will spotlight how the songs radio stations played, and their young audiences heard, rocked America along with the context of the times—news, societal norms, and pop culture. He will…

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FA17 REINVENTION CONVENTION

November 9 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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REINVENTION CONVENTION: Reimagining Perceptions of Aging Thursday, November 9, 2017 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Temple Beth Shalom Hall 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building #1 Sarasota, FL 34237

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FA17-71 “ITALY: A HISTORY OF REGIONAL CUISINES”

November 13 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA17-71 “ITALY: A HISTORY OF REGIONAL CUISINES” Monday, Nov. 13 • 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Presenter: Robert Gaglio Italy’s great variety of culinary practices reflects a history long dominated by regionalism and political division, and has led to the common conception of Italian food as a mosaic of regional customs rather than a single tradition. Join Chef Robert Gaglio for an interesting and tasty discussion about this amazing food and enjoy a tasting of some of Chef Robert’s…

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LECTURE: “LOCAL CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATIONS”

November 14 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Towers & Shores, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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LECTURE: “LOCAL CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATIONS” Tuesday, Nov. 14: 1-2 p.m. Jack Merriam Curious about what’s happening locally in the area of climate change? In this lecture we will discuss climate change adaptation examples in Palmetto, on the Braden River (a tributary of the Manatee River), on a nearby island community, and some right at Westminster Towers & Shores. We will examine the effectiveness of two new developments that use “Low Impact Design” and “Living Seawall” ; plus examples of preserving…

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EINSTEIN’S CIRCLE RETURNS TO RCLLA

November 15 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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EINSTEIN’S CIRCLE RETURNS TO RCLLA 3-4:30 p.m. • Wednesday, November 15 EINSTEIN’S CIRCLE: Timely, Topical, Relevant! Topic and facilitator to be announced in late October. Keeping pace with the times, Einstein’s Circle concentrates on topics people want to know more about. Led by a facilitator expert in the subject matter, participants are invited to join in the discussion. With the only prerequisite being an open mind, you are invited to ask questions and express thoughts, observations, and opinions. It’s fun,…

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February 2018

SEMINAR AT SEA

February 19, 2018 - March 2, 2018

SEMINAR AT SEA FEB. 19–MAR. 2, 2018 Join us for the first annual educational cruise hosted by Rudd International, Inc., to benefit Ringling College of Art and Design/Lifelong Learning Academy. Download flyer Here’s a perfect opportunity to mix business with pleasure during this 12-day cruise to the southern Caribbean featuring Lauren Rudd, syndicated columnist, lecturer and RCLLA instructor. For this specially-designed program, Mr. Rudd will lecture during each day at sea, host discussion sessions, and provide opportunities for one-on-one consultations.…

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April 2018

ACADEMY ADVENTURE: THE ARTS IN CUBAN CULTURE: ARCHITECTURE, VISUAL ARTS, DANCE, AND MUSIC

April 9, 2018 - April 15, 2018

ACADEMY ADVENTURES: CUBA, APRIL 9-15 2018 THE ARTS IN CUBAN CULTURE: ARCHITECTURE, VISUAL ARTS, DANCE, AND MUSIC Judy Levine, Guest Faculty TOUR DATES April 9-15, 2018 (Limited to 12 participants) PROGRAM COST SINGLE: $3,000 PER PERSON; DOUBLE: $2,600 PER PERSON DOWNLOAD ACADEMY ADVENTURES CUBA FLYER For details and itinerary REQUEST A REGISTRATION PACKET VISIT www.cubartedu.com; Go to the Contact Us page

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