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April 2019

SP19-44 BEST AMERICAN MAGAZINE WRITING 2018, PART II

April 18 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-44 BEST AMERICAN MAGAZINE WRITING 2018, PART II Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Paul Chassy Wouldn’t you love it if someone selected for you the best thought-provoking magazine articles available today— the ones most worthy of your time, the ones that would best help you understand current and global issues? That’s just what this course will do. Each week we will read award-winning articles and critically discuss the issues based on our independent…

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SP19-46 U.S. PRESIDENTS AND THEIR SECRET ILLNESSES’ EFFECT ON HISTORY, POLITICS, WARS

April 18 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until April 18, 2019

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-46 U.S. PRESIDENTS AND THEIR SECRET ILLNESSES’ EFFECT ON HISTORY, POLITICS, WARS Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 18 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Allan B. Schwartz This course combines history, politics, and medicine involving U.S. presidents: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Woodrow Wilson, and Abraham Lincoln. Class discussions will include: FDR and the New Deal; Eleanor; polio; World War II; hypertension; Yalta; Truman and the atomic bomb; Korea; Gen. Douglas MacArthur; Dewey; Berlin; NATO;…

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SP19-47 IPAD TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FROM THE BEGINNING

April 18 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-47 IPAD TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FROM THE BEGINNING Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 18 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Gayle Yaverbaum This course will commence with an introduction to basic tools that make your iPad productive. You will learn to set up your iPad to support personal interests. Additional topics covered will include an introduction to the various buttons and swiping techniques, typing tips, messaging, the use of contacts and calendar to better organize your life, and more depending…

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SP19-45 MEMOIR PLUS

April 18 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until May 2, 2019

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-45 MEMOIR PLUS Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Miller Memoir Plus is a hands-on writing workshop using the raw material of one’s own life to write fact or fiction stories. Documenting and expressing these stories is a way to understand our own lives better. Motivational exercises from the “Write It Out” program include in-class warm-up exercises and spontaneous writing activities that stimulate feelings, memories, and experiences. Assignments suggested on the syllabus are…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: My Journey as a Woman in Science

April 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org APRIL 18 My Journey as a Woman in Science: A Career Filled with Opportunities and Challenges Dr. Kevan Main has worked in the field of aquaculture for over 30…

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SP19-51 DEBATE THE ISSUES

April 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-51 DEBATE THE ISSUES Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 18 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Craig Hill and Regan Teague From Bitcoin to Bashar al-Assad to legislative proposals. Each week we’ll spend time discussing the headline issues relating to politics, economics, sociology, and more. The goal is to create an environment of learning and exploring. We like to think of it as “coffee with friends.” Bring your opinions, a friendly attitude, and join us for spirited conversations. Please note that…

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SP19-48 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

April 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 2, 2019

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-48 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Miller In this course, we will read and endeavor to understand the universality of the human experience through the eyes of the playwright. We will read several one-act plays by playwrights who also use their own life experiences as material for their work in the collection, “Plays in One Act,” edited by Daniel Halpern. The first one-act play to be read is Wendy…

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SP19-49 THE ODYSSEY—A JOURNEY INTO AND BEYOND SELF, PART 2

April 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-49 THE ODYSSEY—A JOURNEY INTO AND BEYOND SELF, PART 2 Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Barbara Shocket and David Eisner Composed over 2,500 years ago, and still relevant, “The Odyssey” by Homer tells a deeply personal story of challenge, love, battle, and survival under the most exacting of circumstances. We invite you to continue reading with us about Odysseus’ profound journey, his relationship with the gods, the fates that stalked him, and his battles…

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SP19-42 AMERICAN SLAVERY

April 25 @ 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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SP19-42 AMERICAN SLAVERY Thursdays: 9-10:20 am 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alfred Jones Chattel slavery was America’s original sin. For almost 250 years, men and women of European ancestry residing in North America held Africans and their descendants in cruel bondage. For generations after Emancipation, Americans (black and white) avoided coming to grips with the so-called Peculiar Institution. Finally, after World War II, historians began a wideranging investigation of slavery that continues to this day. This research…

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SP19-41 ITALIAN FOR TRAVELERS

April 25 @ 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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SP19-41 ITALIAN FOR TRAVELERS Thursdays: 9-10:20 am 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Simona Bai When traveling through 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…

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SP19-39 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION

April 25 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-39 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION Thursdays: 9-10:20 am 7 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Merriam What are climate change predictors—those that affect our natural and man-made environment? In this course, we will discuss how climate change and bay level rise are impacting our area and what we can expect in the future. Each week, we will examine a different topic including storm surge implications, pollution sources, biological indicators (seagrass, red tide, fish, mangroves, and…

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SP19-43 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP

April 25 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-43 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP Thursdays: 9 am-12 pm (Note: Extended Class Time) 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM William Andrews and Helga Harris You say no one wants to hear what you’ve written? Well, that’s just not true because we do, and we offer a safe, friendly place for you to share it. Beginners are most welcome to join our always diverse group! Any type of writing (well, almost) is acceptable, and the critiquing by class members is always…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Wisdom

April 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org APRIL 25 Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Wisdom, Challenges, and Successes Three successful entrepreneurs will talk about innovation and independence as well as the challenges and joys of building their…

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May 2019

SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Women in the Media

May 2 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MAY 2 Women in the Media: Journalists Share Their Stories Despite facing discrimination, women were active journalists even before the 1890s. Nelly Bly, who died in 1922, was an…

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SU19-03 “THEIR FINEST HOUR:” THE BRITISH AND THE BLITZ (Summer)

May 7 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-03 “THEIR FINEST HOUR:” THE BRITISH AND THE BLITZ (Summer) Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: May 7-May 23 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alfred Jones After France fell to the Nazi war machine in June 1940, Adolf Hitler turned his sights on the island nation across the Channel. Thus began the epic Battle of Britain. For many long months, the British people stood alone as the bombs fell, with only their courage and stamina to sustain them as they…

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SU19-10 ITALIAN READING CLASS (Summer)

May 9 @ 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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SU19-10 ITALIAN READING CLASS (Summer) Thursdays: 9-10:20 am 4 Sessions: May 9-May 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Simona Bai If you know already how to communicate in Italian, but your pronunciation is not at the level you like, this is the right course for you. We will embark on several reading assignments in class, with each student having the opportunity to read aloud. Then the class will translate each passage with the help of a native Italian teacher. You will learn…

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SU19-11 MEMOIR PLUS (Summer)

May 9 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-11 MEMOIR PLUS (Summer) Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 4 Sessions: May 9-May 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Miller Memoir Plus is a hands-on writing workshop using the raw material of one’s own life to write fact or fiction stories. Documenting and expressing these stories is a way to understand our own lives better. Motivational exercises from the “Write It Out” program include in-class warm-up exercises and spontaneous writing activities that stimulate feelings, memories, and experiences. Assignments suggested on the syllabus…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Inspiring Girls Through the Power of Sports

May 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MAY 9 Inspiring Girls Through the Power of Sports Want to know how many women watched the Super Bowl last year, or perhaps you’re curious about who was the…

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SU19-12 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE (Summer)

May 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-12 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE (Summer) Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 4 Sessions: May 9-May 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Miller In this course, we will read and endeavor to understand the universality of the human experience through the eyes of the playwright. We will read several one-act plays by playwrights who also use their own life experiences as material for their work in the collection, “Plays in One Act,” edited by Daniel Halpern. The first one-act play to be read is…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE:Women Civic Intellectuals in Latin America

May 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MAY 16 Women Civic Intellectuals in Latin America From Readers to Writers to Policymaker This presentation narrates the story of women during the nation-building period in the Caribbean and…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Inherently Strong

May 23 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MAY 23 Inherently Strong: The Role of Female Biologists in Facing Global Biodiversity Challenges Conservation biology has been a male-dominated field since its inception, but female scientists have made…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Listening to Our Mothers

May 30 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MAY 30 Listening to Our Mothers: Mary Shelley’s Maternal Ghost Virginia Woolf once wrote that “If we are women, we think back through our mothers.” Mary Shelley, the teen…

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