Westminster Towers & Shores

1533 4th Ave, Bradenton, FL 34205
http://westminsterretirement.com
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September 2017

FA17-68 A BEGINNERS’ GUIDE TO GENEALOGY

September 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2017

Westminster Towers & Shores, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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NEW FA17-68 A BEGINNERS’ GUIDE TO GENEALOGY Tuesdays: 1-2 p.m. 6 Sessions: Sept. 26-Oct. 31 WESTMINSTER TOWERS & SHORES, BRADENTON Phyllis Lee Doucette This course is a “how to” for researching your family genealogy. We will look at different computer programs for recording family information. We will focus on the basics of researching and recording information about your ancestors. There are many free websites to help you piece together the mysteries of who you are and how your ancestors arrived…

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FA17-67 TED TALKS: SHARING GREAT IDEAS

September 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 2, 2017

Westminster Towers & Shores, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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NEW FA17-67 TED TALKS: SHARING GREAT IDEAS Thursdays: 1-2 p.m. 5 Sessions: Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 19; Oct. 26; and Nov. 2 NOTE: No class on Oct. 12 WESTMINSTER TOWERS & SHORES, BRADENTON Louise Gallagher, David Klain and Andrea Nierenberg TED Talks began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment, and Design converged. TED talks are short, powerful videos that range in topics from business to science. TED is a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world’s most…

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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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November 2017

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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