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March 2017

SP17-21 EAT, LOVE, PRAY, THE JEWISH WAY

March 7, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until April 11, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: March 7-April 11 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Melissa Starr Wenig Judaism is one of the world’s oldest civilizations, and its traditions reflect a rich and diverse culture. This course welcomes people from all backgrounds to explore and discuss some of those traditions. Even if you don’t have a Jewish grandmother, you probably know that food is important in Jewish life. Love is likewise central, as we’ll see through the poetry of The Song of Songs, the…

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April 2017

SP17-67 ITALY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

April 14, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Friday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: April 14 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Simona Bai Italy is one of the most fascinating places in the world to visit. In a country renowned for its art, architecture, food, music, fashion and more, a trip to Italy can create memories that last a lifetime. As a native of Italy, I will share my knowledge about the culture, rituals, and habits of the Italian people as well as information about special places to see and…

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May 2017

SU17-05 ITALY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

May 8, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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NEW SU17-05 ITALY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Monday: 1-3 p.m. 1 Session: May 8 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Simona Bai Italy is one of the most fascinating places in the world to visit. In a country renowned for its art, architecture, food, music, fashion and more, a trip to Italy can create memories that last a lifetime. As a native of Italy, I will share my knowledge about the culture, rituals, and habits of the Italian people…

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September 2017

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

September 28, 2017 @ 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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January 2018

W18-45 INSIDERS’ TIPS ON TRAVEL TO PARIS

January 9, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-45 INSIDERS’ TIPS ON TRAVEL TO PARIS Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 9-Feb. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Joanne Desmond Discover the less-traveled parts of Paris as well as the main attractions. A seasoned traveler to this City of Lights will share where to stay, where to dine and drink, what to do that is unique, and where to find the hidden secrets of Paris. Practical matters such as packing, using your electronic devices, and staying safe and healthy are…

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W18-76 THE BEST TRAVEL WRITING 2017 HAD TO OFFER

January 11, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-76 THE BEST TRAVEL WRITING 2017 HAD TO OFFER Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 11-Mar. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Garry Grossman The best travel writers don’t merely describe popular, exotic foreign destinations. Rather, as detectives, historians, and anthropologists, they bring us unique insights into other cultures that may enlighten us as to the origins of our own culture, as well as bring us amazing views of cultures and customs different from our own. Transport yourself “beyond” in this stimulating…

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W18-98 ITALY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

January 12, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-98 ITALY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Friday: 9-11 a.m. 1 Session: Jan. 12 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Simona Bai Italy is one of the most fascinating places in the world to visit. In a country renowned for its art, architecture, food, music, fashion, and more, a trip to Italy can create memories that last a lifetime. As a native of Italy, I will share my knowledge about the culture, rituals, and habits of the Italian people, as…

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ACADEMY ADVENTURES: WATERWAYS & NATIONAL PARKS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST – INFORMATION SESSION

January 25, 2018 @ 2:30 AM - 3:30 PM

January 25 is an information session for the Pacific Northwest adventure. The actual trip will be August 23 - 30, 2018 (download flyer for complete itinerary) Save

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February 2018

LECTURE & LUNCH: SICILY: ERUPTING WITH CULTURE

February 16, 2018 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Mattison’s Forty-One Restaurant, 7275 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL United States
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SICILY: ERUPTING WITH CULTURE Friday, Feb. 16 • 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. MATTISON’S FORTY-ONE RESTAURANT 7275 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL, SARASOTA Presenter: Robert Gaglio Fee: $64 (includes a lecture/discussion and four-course plated lunch). No refunds. Tickets are transferrable. This presentation will dig deep into the art, cultural, and food history of this mystical island. Most people who travel to Italy do not visit Sicily, and if they do, it is a cruise ship port stop for a day in Palermo or Messina…

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Academy Adventures: SEMINAR AT SEA

February 19, 2018 - March 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. At each port of call, guests will…

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March 2018

SP18-28 BEST KEPT TRAVEL SECRET: VERONA, ITALY

March 6, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until April 10, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-28 BEST KEPT TRAVEL SECRET: VERONA, ITALY Tuesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Mar. 6-Apr. 10 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Joanne Desmond An ancient city full of Roman and Venetian history, three grand piazzas for dining or sipping wine under the stars, fourth most popular city in Italy - after Rome, Florence, and Venice (but far less expensive, less crowded, and safer). Europeans love it. Most Americans don’t know about it. A travel writer who discovered Verona’s charms, reveals her favorite places…

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May 2018

SU18-04 ITALIAN FOR TRAVELERS

May 8, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU18-04 ITALIAN FOR TRAVELERS Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: May 8-June 26 Simona Bai When traveling to Italy, communication with local residents is an important key to success. In this course, you will learn how to speak common Italian phrases and how to communicate your basic needs. You will also learn essential skills, such as how to book a flight or hotel, how to confirm a reservation, and how to ask for directions. During class, you will engage in interactive…

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SU18-05 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY ENCHANTMENT

May 8, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until June 12, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU18-05 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY ENCHANTMENT Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 6 Sessions: May 8-June 12 Jack Winberg This is the time of life when we are free to travel and take exciting images. Before your next adventure, let me teach you how to choose the right camera equipment to capture the best images. You will also learn how to retrieve, organize, print, and improve the quality of your images, as well as to produce slideshows that are showstoppers. Each week, you will receive…

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August 2018

OLLI ADVENTURES: WATERWAYS & NATIONAL PARKS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

August 23, 2018 - August 30, 2018

An 8-day tour including Victoria, BC and Seattle There will be an information session about this trip on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. (click on picture to see itinerary)  (download flyer for complete details) CLICK TO DOWNLOAD FLYER Highlights •2 Nights in Downtown Seattle •Mt. Rainier National Park •Olympic National Park •Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center •Northwest Trek Wildlife Park •Chihuly Glass Museum & Bridge •Ferry to Victoria, British Columbia •Butchart Gardens & Victoria City Tour •Port…

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October 2018

FA18-17 CUBA: A COUNTRY WORTH SEEING AND KNOWING

October 16, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until October 16, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FA18-17 CUBA: A COUNTRY WORTH SEEING AND KNOWING Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 4 Sessions: Sept. 25-Oct. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Levine and Jack Winberg Is visiting Cuba on your bucket list? Are you curious about its history? Do you want to learn how Cuban art reflects its struggles and diverse cultures? These instructors have made numerous trips to Cuba where they have photographed the people, places, and events (such as the 2015 Havana Biennial Art Exhibition) of this ever-changing country.…

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November 2018

OLLI ADVENTURES: THE ARTS IN CUBAN CULTURE: ARCHITECTURE, VISUAL ARTS, DANCE, AND MUSIC

November 7, 2018 - November 13, 2018

OLLI ADVENTURES: CUBA, November 7-13, 2018 THE ARTS IN CUBAN CULTURE: ARCHITECTURE, VISUAL ARTS, DANCE, AND MUSIC Judy Levine, Guest Faculty TOUR DATES November 7-13, 2018 (Limited to 12 participants) PROGRAM COST SINGLE: $3,000 PER PERSON; DOUBLE: $2,600 PER PERSON DOWNLOAD OLLI ADVENTURES CUBA FLYER For details and itinerary REQUEST A REGISTRATION PACKET VISIT www.cubartedu.com; Go to the Contact Us page Save Save Save Save Save

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February 2019

W19-90 THREE GREAT ITALIAN CITIES: FLORENCE, SIENA, VERONA

February 8 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Friday, repeating until February 8, 2019

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-90 THREE GREAT ITALIAN CITIES: FLORENCE, SIENA, VERONA Fridays: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (Note: Extended Class Time) 4 Sessions: Jan. 18-Feb. 8 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Joanne Desmond Full of history and great art, lovely piazzas for dining or sipping wine under the stars — Florence, Siena, Verona are the “don’t-miss” cities of Italy! A veteran travel writer shows you what to see and do in each of these world-famous cities. You’ll also get insider tips on places to stay, where to…

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March 2019

W19-43 THE WEIRD, THE WACKY, THE WONDERFUL: AN EXPLORATION OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCES ACROSS THE GLOBE

March 6 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, repeating until March 6, 2019

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-43 EXPLORING GLOBAL CULTURAL DIFFERENCES THROUGH A TRAVEL WRITER’S EYES Wednesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Jan. 16-Mar. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Garry Grossman The best travel writers don't merely describe popular, exotic foreign destinations. Rather, as detectives, historians, and anthropologists, they open a window onto our strange, seedy, and wonderful world, bringing us unique insights into our own culture. Transport yourself "beyond? in this stimulating seminar (one article each week). Some provocative recent articles: (1) a first-person trekking account of…

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