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January 2019

W19-88 MAKING A LASTING LEGACY

January 18, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-88 MAKING A LASTING LEGACY Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Jan. 18 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Susan Larson Elizabeth Kuebler-Ross noted three questions people ask in the second half of life: “Have I given and received love?,” “Have I lived my life or someone else’s?,” “Have I left the world a little better than I found it?” By intentionally considering our legacies—those received, those already given, and those we have yet to leave—we can heighten our sense of personal meaning…

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

January 18, 2019 @ 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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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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LECTURE & LUNCH SERIES WITH CHEF ROBERT GAGLIO: SICILY

January 18, 2019 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Ramada by Wyndham Venice Hotel Venezia, 425 U.S. 41 Bypass N.
Venice, FL 34285 United States
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SICILY—ERUPTING WITH CULTURE 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Friday, Jan. 18 RAMADA BY WYNDHAM VENICE HOTEL VENEZIA 425 U.S. 41 BYPASS N, VENICE, FL 34285 Presenter: Robert Gaglio Fee: $59 (Includes a lecture, lunch, and live entertainment. Cash bar available for wine or beer). No refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Most people who travel to Italy do not visit Sicily—the largest Mediterranean island just off the “toe” of Italy’s boot. Sicily’s multicultural heritage reflects a land settled and conquered by almost a…

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W19-89 FROM SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE

January 25, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-89 FROM SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Jan. 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Susan Larson For optimal aging, it is essential to live with intention, to take stock of our personal definition of success and what it means to be significant. During this interactive workshop, we will revisit our core values and their alignment with our lifestyles. We will discuss the transition process that occurs during retirement, from focusing on success to focusing on significance. We will…

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W19-92 LIFELONG LEARNING TIME SIFTERS IN-DEPTH SERIES: THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

January 25, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

W19-92 LIFELONG LEARNING TIME SIFTERS IN-DEPTH SERIES: THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Jan. 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler The rediscovery of the biblical world has included some of the most exciting archaeological discoveries made in the 20th century. The finding of a series of scrolls (that were hidden in caves along the northwest corner of the Dead Sea) dated to the 3rd century BCE-1st century CE perhaps tops the list of discoveries regarding their…

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

January 25, 2019 @ 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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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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Gallery Exhibit: A Decade of Glass

January 25, 2019 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Ringling College of Art and Design, 2836 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234 United States
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Tour options: Photo collage courtesy of Ringling College Galleries 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Friday, Jan. 25 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Friday, Feb. 8 Admission: Free. Pre-registration required. Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org We will explore a “Decade of Glass” as part of the Richard and Barbara Basch Gallery’s “10th Anniversary: Then and Now” exhibition. The exhibition features extraordinary examples of previously exhibited work from the Basch Collection as well as new acquisitions and a few surprises.…

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February 2019

W19-93 THE DREAM BELONGS TO THE DREAMER

February 1, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-93 THE DREAM BELONGS TO THE DREAMER Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Velva Lee Heraty Dreams can be confusing. Have you ever wondered what your dreams mean? In this unique course, taught around the world, you will be guided through a handson, step-by-step process to learn about the mystery of dreams. You will be introduced to innovative techniques and exercises that simplify the process. You will also learn about proven dream theories and an…

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

February 1, 2019 @ 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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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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LECTURE & LUNCH SERIES WITH CHEF ROBERT GAGLIO: PALERMO

February 1, 2019 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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PALERMO—MARKETS, STREET FOOD, AND MARIONETTES 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Friday, Feb. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM 1050 S. TUTTLE AVE., BLDG. # 1 ROOM 13 Presenter: Robert Gaglio Fee: $59 (Includes a lecture, lunch, and live entertainment. No refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Palermo’s famous outdoor market tradition dates back to the 19th century. The markets are filled with all kinds of treasures that add to the depth of the city’s history. Palermo’s street foods are renown and are consistently ranked among…

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TECH DAY Friday, Feb. 8

February 8, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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To register, call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org Fee: $109 Silver Member/General Admission; $98 Gold Member (Includes continental breakfast and a box lunch) Come prepared to have fun, exchange ideas, and get excited about current and future technologies. Hear about the risks and rewards of this fast-changing world, and learn how you can both protect yourself and benefit from the changes. In addition, many topics will provide hands-on guidance to make technology an even more useful tool in your everyday…

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W19-94 TECH DAY

February 8, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-94 TECH DAY Friday: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 8 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alex Beavers, Didiér Bégat, Alan Freedman, Ronni Loundy, John Rixse, Gayle Yaverbaum Come prepared to have fun, exchange ideas, and get excited about current and future technologies. Hear about the risks and rewards of this fast-changing world, and learn how you can both protect yourself and benefit from the changes. In addition, many topics will provide hands-on guidance to make technology an even more useful tool…

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

February 8, 2019 @ 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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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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Gallery Exhibit: A Decade of Glass

February 8, 2019 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Ringling College of Art and Design, 2836 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234 United States
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Tour options: Photo collage courtesy of Ringling College Galleries 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Friday, Jan. 25 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Friday, Feb. 8 Admission: Free. Pre-registration required. Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org We will explore a “Decade of Glass” as part of the Richard and Barbara Basch Gallery’s “10th Anniversary: Then and Now” exhibition. The exhibition features extraordinary examples of previously exhibited work from the Basch Collection as well as new acquisitions and a few surprises.…

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OLLI ADVENTURES: NEWTOWN ALIVE TOUR

February 8, 2019 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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WHAT: Bus tour of Newtown’s Historic Markers; approx. 2 hours WHEN: Friday, Feb. 8 TIME: 10:30 a.m. depart Temple Beth Sholom parking lot; return 12:30 p.m. FEE: $55 An African-American pioneer named Lewis Colson, with a surveying party, drove the first stake into the ground to plat the town of Sarasota in 1885. Black labor built the community’s infrastructure, and enterprising people of color cleared snake-infested land for developers and harvested crops to fuel the local economy. Join us for…

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W19-91 THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT TO 1967

February 15, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-91 THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT TO 1967 Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler The state of Israel became a reality in 1948. Finally, after 2,500 years of spiritual Zionism and about 55 years after the advent of political Zionism, a state was reborn in the ancient homeland of the Jewish people. Yet this homeland was to be re-established on a “twice-promised land.” Palestinian and Arab nationalisms were also promised self-determination by the British during…

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W19-87 THE DEBATE ABOUT VIOLENCE IN ENTERTAINMENT

February 22, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W19-87 THE DEBATE ABOUT VIOLENCE IN ENTERTAINMENT Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 22 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss Social scientists claim that violence in entertainment can have negative effects on the audience, especially the young. Their opponents claim that depictions of conflict and violence are indispensable ingredients of a great narrative. During this course, we will discuss examples of violent content in film, theater, and the visual arts. We will review the main theories generated by the social…

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March 2019

OLLI ADVENTURES: JAMES MUSEUM OF WESTERN & WILDLIFE ART, ST. PETERSBURG

March 1, 2019 @ 9:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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WHAT: James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art Tour WHEN: Friday, March 1, depart Temple Beth Sholom parking lot 9:15 a.m; return: 3 p.m. (approx.) FEE: $55 (Lunch not included) INCLUDES: Transportation and museum admission. The fee does not include lunch. Lunch is on your own in downtown St. Petersburg. You may also have lunch at the Canyon Cafe, which is inside the museum. No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art opened in…

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