Friday

Events & Lectures

Loading Events

Past Events › Friday

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

November 2016

FA16-56 THE WOMAN IN ART

November 11, 2016 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map
$75.00

Friday: Nov. 11 1 session, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Instructor: Andre Krauss | Note: Tuition includes a boxed lunch From the dawn of history throughout the ages, the “Woman” has been one of the most central themes represented by artists. Portrayed as a loving mother, a lover, martyr, victim, an adored goddess, an ideal beauty, an alluring temptress, a leader and fierce warrior, and an avenger – the artistic and diverse repertoire surrounding the image of the Woman…

Find out more »

BEHIND-THE-SCENES

November 11, 2016 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL United States
+ Google Map
$35.00

Join us for a Behind-the-Scenes tour of Mote’s Sea Turtle Hospital. Guests will see firsthand how patients are cared for and meet team members from Mote who coordinate with county, state and federal efforts to conserve sea turtles, particularly loggerheads. Mote’s Sea Turtle Hospital has treated more than 560 sick and injured sea turtles since 1995. DATE: Friday: Nov. 11, 2016 TIME: 1-2:30 p.m. LOCATION: Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota TICKETS: $35 and includes a…

Find out more »

FA16-SCF-57 MASTER OF THE DANCE TO THE IMPERIAL COURT OF IRAN

November 18, 2016 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
OLLI East— SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
+ Google Map
$75.00

Friday: Nov. 18 1 session: 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Instructor: Robert de Warren Robert de Warren had been performing leading roles across Europe, including with London’s Royal Ballet, when a devastating medical diagnosis ended his career as a dancer. Fortuitously, the founder of the Royal Ballet, Ninette de Valois, had been advising the Shah of Iran in his quest to turn the fledgling Iranian National Ballet into an internationally celebrated company. Her recommendation…

Find out more »

February 2017

ENCORE! Create your next chapter with Joy + Purpose

February 3, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
OLLI East— SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
+ Google Map
$99

ARE YOU POISED ON THE BRINK OF A LIFE TRANSITION, OR ARE YOU EAGER TO START A NEW CHAPTER IN LIFE? “Creating Your Life Transition with Joy and Purpose” a full-day conference at Academy East State College of Florida at Lakewood Ranch. In either case, life transitions those that are expected (retirement, empty nest) and unexpected (death of a spouse, sudden illness), bring questions of Where do I go from here? What do I want out of life? How do…

Find out more »

Financial Advisors: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

February 17, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map
$75.00

February 17, 2017 Temple Beth Sholom Campus 1-3pm Robert Klosterman Evaluating and/or choosing a financial advisor is a critical decision impacting the outcome of one’s overall financial security. The session will be lead by Robert Klosterman, CEO of White Oaks Wealth Advisors, Inc. Mr. Klosterman will share his 40 years of experience as a fee-only financial advisor with strategies to separate the good, the bad and ugly to allow investors to make a reasoned choice to obtain the help they…

Find out more »

Seminar at Sea Series Registration Ends

February 28, 2017

SPECIAL INVITATION Dr. Larry Thompson and Janna Overstreet would like to invite you to join them next Spring, February 19-March 2, 2018, for Lauren Rudd’s First Annual “Seminar at Sea, series.” 11 Night Southern Caribbean Cruise – Celebrity Reflection This cruise is a non-profit educational event, benefiting the Ringling College Lifelong Learning Academy as part of Ringling College of Art and Design and Ringling College generally. Academy of Lifelong Learning and Ringling College. There are NO fees for attending his…

Find out more »

March 2017

SP17-64 LIVING WITH HOAs

March 10, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

Friday 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: March 10 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Frank A. Monti Why do we choose to live in a deed-restricted community? Many of us sign on the dotted line and then later discover that the advantages of a Home Owner Association don’t live up to expectations. Some of us don’t like the idea of living under restrictions promulgated by our neighbors. Others want more restrictions and rules and regulations. This course provides an overview of homeowner associations,…

Find out more »

SP17-70 THIS WAS THEIR LIVES IN LITERATURE

March 10, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

Friday 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 1 Session: March 10 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Moderator: Ron Cohen This course is a great way to fuel your love of literature and history. The presenter will focus on key literary figures and include discussions on how their lives led them to become great observers of humankind and thus, great authors. We hope you will join us as Martha Hill discusses Charlotte Bronte and her classic Jane Eyre

Find out more »

SP17-65 BREAKING OUT OF THE BOX INVESTING

March 17, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: March 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Klosterman This workshop will examine the process to source, evaluate, and investigate non-traditional investing opportunities in an effort to reduce portfolio volatility and enhance return opportunities. We will examine the current economic and investing climate and the impact of portfolio outcomes. Another focal point will be understanding the concepts of correlation and volatility in portfolio design and the overall benefits of asymmetrical investing. In addition, how to source…

Find out more »

SP17-SCF-61 ANCIENT EGYPT: THE PTOLEMIES—LAST GASP OF THE PHARAOHS

March 17, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
OLLI East— SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
+ Google Map

Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: March 17 ACADEMY EAST-STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH Note: Box lunch included in tuition Steven Derfler The glory and splendor of Egypt had one last opportunity to serve as a shining light to the world. This would take place following its conquest by Alexander the Great. His general, Ptolemy I, would forge a new dynasty that would last 300 years. Egypt would regain her prestige as a leader in Mediterranean affairs and play…

Find out more »

SP17-66 IPHONE FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

March 24, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map
$40 – $45

Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: March 24 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alan Freedman If poor vision – even just less than perfect vision – has caused you frustration when using your iPhone, this seminar will change everything! There are many settings that will make your iPhone experience both simple and satisfying. During this session, you’ll learn how to use your voice to virtually eliminate the need to type altogether. Remarkably, we can even set your iPhone to actually speak aloud…

Find out more »

SP17-62 WORLD HERITAGE SITES: MIDEAST & NORTH AFRICA

March 31, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: March 31 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Note: Box lunch included in tuition Steven Derfler A World Heritage Site (first started in 1975) is a place that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having special cultural significance. The turmoil and uncertainty in the Mideast and North Africa, and the threat to cultural icons of the human experience, has increased our need to protect these ancient sites. Several sites in…

Find out more »

April 2017

SP17-63 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE—NEOLITHIC

April 7, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

Friday: 9:30 a.m. -3 p.m. 1 Session: April 7 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Note: Box lunch included in tuition Steven Derfler Why was the New Stone Age (Neolithic) such an important transition in the human experience? We will examine why this was a major transition when early peoples changed from hunters and gatherers to herders or farmers. We will explore the fascinating area of how archaeologists piece together parts of the historical record to envision what life was like at that…

Find out more »

SP17-68 MAKING A LASTING IMPACT: A LOOK AT OUR LEGACY

April 14, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: April 14 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Susan Larson Elizabeth Kübler-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 and satisfaction as we…

Find out more »

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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

SP17-69 MOVING FROM SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE

April 21, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Sessions: April 21 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 learn about the cycle of…

Find out more »

September 2017

FA17-SCF-32 THE LANGUAGE OF DANCE

September 29, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
OLLI East— SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
+ Google Map

NEW FA17-SCF-32 THE LANGUAGE OF DANCE Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Sept. 29 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Robert de Warren We will take a comparative look at Alexei Ratmansky and Christopher Wheeldon. These 20th century choreographers are creating daring new works that are poised to change the American Ballet Theatre in New York and The Royal Ballet in London, respectively, in the 21st century. With their works attracting larger audiences, what do these changes mean…

Find out more »

October 2017

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

October 13, 2017 @ 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…

Find out more »

FA17-61 SCRIPT ANALYSIS & ACTING WORKSHOP

October 20, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

NEW FA17-61 SCRIPT ANALYSIS & ACTING WORKSHOP Fridays: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 2 Sessions: Oct. 20 and Oct. 27; NOTE: Late start date TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Sheldon Aptekar In this workshop, students will learn the production needs of a drama by studying its time, place, and action. The play’s total physical world—with characters in costumes and makeup, with properties, and in scenery under lighting—allows actors to create. These sessions will focus on comprehending a character’s subtext while “standing up” and doing…

Find out more »

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

October 20, 2017 @ 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,…

Find out more »

FA17-63 MAKING A LASTING IMPACT: GROWING OUR LEGACY

October 27, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA17-63 MAKING A LASTING IMPACT: GROWING OUR LEGACY Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 27 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…

Find out more »

November 2017

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

November 3, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

FA17-60 OUT OF THE BOX INVESTING

November 3, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA17-60 OUT OF THE BOX INVESTING Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Nov. 3 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Klosterman This workshop will examine the process to source, evaluate and investigate non-traditional investing opportunities in an effort to reduce portfolio volatility and enhance return opportunities. We will examine the current economic and investing climate and the impact of portfolio outcomes. Another focal point will be understanding the concepts of correlation and volatility in portfolio design and the overall benefits of asymmetrical…

Find out more »

FA17-65 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE, MESOPOTAMIA

November 3, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA17-65 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE, MESOPOTAMIA Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 session: Nov. 3 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler This workshop surveys the history of the ancient Near East from the Neolithic period (through the Persian Empire—circa 10,000) to 331 BCE. We will discuss the rise of civilization in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley and the subsequent history and society of Mesopotamia, the Mediterranean coast, Asia Minor, and the Iranian plateau (including Sumer, Akkad, Babylonia, Assyria, Syria, Phoenicia, Canaan, Persia,…

Find out more »

FA17-58 MOVING FROM SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE

November 10, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA17-58 MOVING FROM SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Nov. 10 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…

Find out more »

FA17-59 FINANCIAL ADVISORS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

November 17, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA17-59 FINANCIAL ADVISORS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Nov. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Klosterman Evaluating and or choosing a financial advisor is a critical decision that can impact the outcome of one’s overall financial security. Robert Klosterman, CEO of White Oaks Wealth Advisors, Inc., will share his 40 years of experience as a fee-only financial advisor. He will offer strategies to separate the good, the bad, and the ugly that will…

Find out more »

FA17-62 ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: FIRST LADY OF THE WORLD

November 17, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

NEW FA17-62 ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: FIRST LADY OF THE WORLD Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Sessions: Nov. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Allan B. Schwartz Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest serving First Lady of the United States. She held the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office. She also served as United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly from 1945 to 1952. President Harry S. Truman later called her…

Find out more »

January 2018

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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

W18-99 OUT OF THE BOX INVESTING

January 19, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

W18-99 OUT OF THE BOX INVESTING Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Jan. 19 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Klosterman This workshop will examine the process to source, evaluate, and investigate non-traditional investing opportunities in an effort to reduce portfolio volatility and enhance return opportunities. We will examine the current economic and investing climate and the impact of portfolio outcomes. Another focal point will be to understand the concepts of correlation and volatility in portfolio design and the overall benefits of…

Find out more »

ACADEMY ADVENTURES: YBOR CITY HISTORIC WALKING TOUR, TAMPA

January 26, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

A two-hour adventure through the 10-block Historic Preservation District in Ybor City. (to save information, download flyer)     (for complete information, download flyer) Save Save Save

Find out more »

W18-100 FINANCIAL ADVISORS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

January 26, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

W18-100 FINANCIAL ADVISORS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Jan. 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Klosterman Evaluating and or choosing a financial advisor is a critical decision that can impact the outcome of your overall financial security. The instructor will share his 40 years of experience as a fee-only financial advisor. He will offer strategies to separate the good, the bad, and the ugly when choosing financial advisors that will allow investors to…

Find out more »

February 2018

W18-101 FROM SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE

February 2, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

W18-101 FROM SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 2 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…

Find out more »

W18-96 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: GREECE

February 2, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

W18-96 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: GREECE Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler Ancient Greece is the civilization belonging to the period of Greek history lasting from the Archaic period of the eighth to sixth centuries BCE to 146 BCE and the Roman conquest of Greece after the battle of Corinth. At the center of this period is Classical Greece, which flourished during the fifth to fourth centuries BCE, at first under Athenian…

Find out more »

FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “The Vision of Four Presidents”

February 2, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
+ Google Map

THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “The Vision of Four Presidents: Washington, Lincoln, Wilson, and Franklin Roosevelt” with Monroe Brett FEBRUARY 2 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key…

Find out more »

W18-95 TECH DAY

February 9, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

W18-95 TECH DAY Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 9 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Technology is exciting, but it can also be baffling. In order to make sense of things, RCLLA presents Tech Day, a one-day workshop to introduce technology basics and to address common questions. Our presenters are RCLLA instructors who have taught hundreds of students over the years. The workshop begins with a plenary session to introduce the topics and the instructors, followed by breakout sessions on each…

Find out more »

FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “An Architectural Tale of Two Cities”

February 9, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
+ Google Map

THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES "An Architectural Tale of Two Cities" with Karin Jones FEBRUARY 9 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key FRIDAY LECTURE SERIES: Upcoming topics…

Find out more »

ACADEMY ADVENTURES: EDISON AND FORD ESTATES, FORT MYERS

February 16, 2018 @ 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a trip to Fort Myers for a guided tour of the Edison main, guest and caretaker’s houses, the Ford Estate, and the Edison Botanic Research Lab. Expert docents will share stories about the great inventors, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford and their families. Visitors will see the 1929 historic landscape, evident throughout the entire property including the award-winning Moonlight Garden. The Edison and Ford estates offer visitors the opportunity to step back into “old Florida” and learn…

Find out more »

FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “The President’s Daily Brief”

February 16, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
+ Google Map

THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “The President’s Daily Brief” with John Rixse FEBRUARY 16 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key FRIDAY LECTURE SERIES: Upcoming topics February 23:…

Find out more »

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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

W18-102 CAN MOVIES TEACH US HISTORY? PART 1

February 23, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

W18-102 CAN MOVIES TEACH US HISTORY? PART 1 Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 23 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss In this workshop, we will examine our reliance on cinema to inform our knowledge of historical events. We will pose two central questions as part of our discussion: Does the entertainment media through film blur the distinction between fact and fiction? Are films a credible source to teach us history? War movies in general and Holocaust movies in particular…

Find out more »

W18-97 THE HISTORY AND MYSTERY OF QUANTUM MECHANICS

February 23, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

W18-97 THE HISTORY AND MYSTERY OF QUANTUM MECHANICS Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 23 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bob Bahm Does science excite you? Are you curious about the strange world of quantum mechanics? Join us as we make this topic more understandable and accessible. We’ll start with the basic history of understanding light and the internal workings of the atom. We’ll grapple with objective reality vs. probability (Einstein vs. Bohr), particle/wave duality, Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, and Schrödinger’s cat.…

Find out more »

FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “Rediscovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls”

February 23, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
+ Google Map

THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “Rediscovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls” with Steven Derfler FEBRUARY 23 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key FRIDAY LECTURE SERIES: Upcoming topics…

Find out more »

March 2018

W18-103 CAN MOVIES TEACH US HISTORY? PART 2

March 2, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

W18-103 CAN MOVIES TEACH US HISTORY? PART 2 Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Mar. 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss In this workshop, we will examine our reliance on cinema to inform our knowledge of historical events. We will pose two central questions as part of our discussion: Does the entertainment media through film blur the distinction between fact and fiction? Are films a credible source to teach us history? War movies in general and Holocaust movies in particular…

Find out more »

FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “Take Charge Of Your Life—Bust Your Stress”

March 2, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
+ Google Map

THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “Take Charge Of Your Life—Bust Your Stress” with Herb Cohen MARCH 2 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key FRIDAY LECTURE SERIES: Upcoming…

Find out more »

SP18-56 FINANCIAL ADVISORS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

March 9, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

SP18-56 FINANCIAL ADVISORS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Mar. 9 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Klosterman Evaluating and or choosing a financial advisor is a critical decision that can impact the outcome of your overall financial security. The instructor will share his 40 years of experience as a fee-only financial advisor. He will offer strategies to separate the good, the bad, and the ugly when choosing financial advisors that will allow investors to…

Find out more »

FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “Impact of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence on the Future”

March 9, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
+ Google Map

THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “Impact of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence on the Future” with Alex Beavers MARCH 9 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key FRIDAY LECTURE…

Find out more »

SP18-54 CREATIVE JOURNALING

March 16, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until March 16, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

SP18-54 CREATIVE JOURNALING Fridays: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Note: Extended Class Time 2 Sessions: Mar. 9 and Mar. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ginny East Shaddock Journaling can be a pathway to emotional balance and self-growth. In this how-to course, we will begin with a broad overview of the key principles of journaling and cover issues such as privacy, the process, and how to write authentically. We will also discuss creativity, playful discovery, and how to mine nuggets of wisdom that are…

Find out more »

FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “Demographics: The Transformational Impact on the Global Economies and Investment Markets”

March 16, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
+ Google Map

THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “Demographics: The Transformational Impact on the Global Economies and Investment Markets” with Robert Klosterman MARCH 16 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key…

Find out more »

SP18-55 UNDERSTANDING YOUR HOA

March 23, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

SP18-55 UNDERSTANDING YOUR HOA Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Mar. 23 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Frank Monti Why do we choose to live in a deed-restricted community? Many of us sign on the dotted line and then later discover that the advantages of a Home Owner Association don’t live up to expectations. Some of us don’t like the idea of living under restrictions promulgated by our neighbors. Others want more restrictions and rules and regulations.This course provides a conceptual overview…

Find out more »

SP18-59 THE DREAM BELONGS TO THE DREAMER

March 23, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

SP18-59 THE DREAM BELONGS TO THE DREAMER Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Mar. 23 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 hands-on, 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…

Find out more »

FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “A Discussion of My Favorite Novel”

March 23, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
+ Google Map

THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “A Discussion of My Favorite Novel” with Anne Arsenault MARCH 23 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key

Find out more »

FRIDAY LECTURE SERIES at THE PARADISE CENTER

March 23, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until March 23, 2018

The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
+ Google Map

THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES $15 per lecture or $45 for three March lectures THE PARADISE CENTER 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, 34228 (2nd Floor of the Longboat Island Chapel) TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org Lecture times: 10:30 a.m.-Noon (Fridays) March 9: “Impact of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence on the Future” with Alex Beavers March 16: “Demographics: The Transformational Impact on the…

Find out more »

LECTURE & LUNCH: CATANIA – THE PHOENIX OF SICILY

March 23, 2018 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Mattison’s Forty-One Restaurant, 7275 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL United States
+ Google Map

CATANIA – THE PHOENIX OF SICILY 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Friday, March 23 MATTISON’S FORTY-ONE RESTAURANT 7275 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL, SARASOTA Presenter: Robert Gaglio Fee: $64 (Includes a lecture, lunch, and live entertainment. Cash bar available for wine or beer). No refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Catania has suffered the ravages of both earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, yet it has continually risen from the ashes to become one of Europe’s unique cities. Italian travel specialist and epicurean entertainer Robert Gaglio presents…

Find out more »

SP18-58 CULTIVATING THE ARTIST WITHIN

March 30, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

SP18-58 CULTIVATING THE ARTIST WITHIN Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Mar. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Monique Seyler Ponder the nature of inspiration and serendipity as you learn new ways to share art. Stay true to yourself as you adapt creativity to a supercharged and distracted world. This course will focus on art as a bridge between traditional techniques and social media. It will explore how to rethink and find new ways to share art in an age of decreased…

Find out more »

SP18-57 OUT OF THE BOX INVESTING

March 30, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

SP18-57 OUT OF THE BOX INVESTING Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Mar. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Klosterman This workshop will examine the process to source, evaluate, and investigate non-traditional investing opportunities in an effort to reduce portfolio volatility and enhance return opportunities. We will examine the current economic and investing climate and the impact of portfolio outcomes. Another focal point will be to understand the concepts of correlation and volatility in portfolio design and the overall benefits of…

Find out more »

April 2018

ACADEMY ADVENTURES: MORSE MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART (TIFFANY COLLECTIONS), WINTER PARK

April 6, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

ACADEMY ADVENTURES: MORSE MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART (TIFFANY COLLECTIONS), WINTER PARK WHAT: Morse Museum of American Art WHEN: Friday, April 6 TIME: Depart 8 a.m. from Temple Beth Sholom parking lot; return approximately 5 p.m. FEE: $75 per person INCLUDES: Transportation, gallery admission/ docent-led tour, and gratuities. The fee does not include lunch. Lunch will be on your own at area eateries all within walking distance of the museum. No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum…

Find out more »

September 2018

FA18-63 KING TUT

September 28, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA18-63 KING TUT Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Sept. 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler One of the greatest archaeological discoveries and subsequent mysteries emerged on Nov. 26, 1922, when archaeologist Howard Carter identified the tomb of the New Kingdom Pharaoh, Tutankhamun. Over the next few years, more than 3,500 objects were excavated, along with his intact sarcophagus and mummy. Of 62 tombs discovered in “The Canyon,” as Carter called the King’s Valley, this was the only royal tomb…

Find out more »

October 2018

FA18-64 MARK TWAIN: THE AMERICAN

October 5, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA18-64 MARK TWAIN: THE AMERICAN Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 5 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alan Kitty Mark Twain was called “The Father of American Literature” and was considered the funniest man alive. Known for his satirical populist works, he earned money as one of the first modern touring stand-up comics. This prolific superstar was also a journalist, printer, pilot, miner, a citizen of the world, polyglot, crackpot, social critic, philosopher, and inventor. During this workshop, the instructor will…

Find out more »

FA18-61 CULTIVATING THE ARTIST WITHIN

October 12, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA18-61 CULTIVATING THE ARTIST WITHIN Friday: 1-4 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 12 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Monique Seyler Based on a Surrealist parlor game known as the Exquisite Corpse, the instructor will guide participants through a hands-on group drawing exercise. Playful procedures and systematic stratagems provide keys to unlocking the door to the unconscious and to releasing the visual and verbal poetry of collective creativity. Find out why this century-old game continues to have relevance and is still practiced today. No…

Find out more »

FA18-56 THE SYMPATHETIC EYE: THE ARTIST AS NARRATOR OF SOCIAL CHANGE

October 19, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA18-56 THE SYMPATHETIC EYE: THE ARTIST AS NARRATOR OF SOCIAL CHANGE Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 19 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss In this workshop, we will review and discuss therepresentations of rural and urban workers’ daily lives in European art from the 17th to the 20th centuries, as well as images depicting these workers’ historical struggle to improve their social conditions. In this context, we shall approach art, not as an aesthetic object, but rather as a…

Find out more »

FA18-58 THE IMPORTANCE OF RELATIONSHIPS IN INTELLIGENCE

October 19, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA18-58 THE IMPORTANCE OF RELATIONSHIPS IN INTELLIGENCE Friday: 9 a.m.–12 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 19 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jay Rixse As in so many aspects of our lives, relationships are also crucial in the world of intelligence. They are fundamental both to the gathering of information and in the reporting of the analysis to inform the decisions of our policymakers. If the relationships in either area— the collection or reporting—are weak, or break down, we can have bad intelligence, an…

Find out more »

FA18-62 ROMANESQUE AND GOTHIC WORLDS

October 26, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA18-62 ROMANESQUE AND GOTHIC WORLDS Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Oct. 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler “It was an age of intellectual darkness that extinguished the light of Rome. Yet amidst the errors there shone forth men of genius; no less keen were their eyes, although they were surrounded by darkness and dense gloom,” said Francesco Petrarch, an Italian scholar in the 1330s. On the heels of the collapse of the Byzantine Empire, Europe was plunged into a…

Find out more »

November 2018

FA18-57 A PEEK AT THE LIGHTER SIDE OF ART HISTORY

November 2, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA18-57 A PEEK AT THE LIGHTER SIDE OF ART HISTORY Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Nov. 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss What would happen if gossip columnists wrote about art history? How would they comment on Raphael’s obsessive love affair with Margherita Luti? How would they explain the otherworldly quality of Botticelli’s Venus? What would they make of the English Pre-Raphaelite painters’ constant search for “stunners”? In this workshop, we will look at anecdotes from the lives and…

Find out more »

Reinvention Convention Year 2: Intergenerational Harmony

November 9, 2018 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Art Ovation, 1255 N. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
+ Google Map

The Reinvention Convention: A provocative series of discussions around aging. Co-presented by four well-known community organizations. Click to register Most people are aware that Sarasota County occupies a unique place among communities in the United States and around the world in that a large number of part and full-time residents are over the age of 65. Because of that, the county finds itself at the epicenter of a broad range of compelling age-related issues – all meaningful - that require…

Find out more »

FA18-59 SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE

November 9, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until November 9, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA18-59 SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE Fridays: 9-11 a.m. 2 Sessions: Nov. 2 & Nov. 9 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…

Find out more »

FA18-60 THE MAJESTY AND MANNERS OF SAVANNAH

November 9, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

FA18-60 THE MAJESTY AND MANNERS OF SAVANNAH Friday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Nov. 9 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Karin Jones Savannah boasts the finest examples of 19th-century architecture in America. During the 20th and 21st centuries, Savannah became a living textbook for historic preservation as nearly every mansion and townhouse in the historic district was restored under the regulation of Historic Savannah Foundation, and many commercial buildings were adapted and reused by The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD).…

Find out more »

Boomer Conference 2018

November 16, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

The Boomer Conference brings together experts to address issues, challenges, and opportunities about this important next chapter in your life. Conference sessions include: “Networking for Fulfillment,” “The Caregiver’s Path: You CAN Care for Your Loved One without Losing Your Self,” “Pathways and Tools to Embrace a Meaningful Life,” and “Embracing Joy in Your Life.” Conference speakers include: Kathy Flora, Louise Gallagher, Debbie Grovum, Dr. David Klain, Susan Larson, Rick Miners, Andrea Nierenberg, and Janna Overstreet. KEYNOTE SPEAKER Jeri Sedlar, co-author…

Find out more »

January 2019

W19-88 MAKING A LASTING LEGACY

January 18 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

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

January 18 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until February 8, 2019

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

LECTURE & LUNCH SERIES WITH CHEF ROBERT GAGLIO: SICILY

January 18 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Ramada by Wyndham Venice Hotel Venezia, 425 U.S. 41 Bypass N.
Venice, FL 34285 United States
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
+ Export Events