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January 2019

Information Expo

January 14, 2019 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Jan. 14-17 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 28-31 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. HELP US – HELP YOU Do you have ideas for making OLLI at Ringling College even better? Do you have skills and expertise you would like to share with OLLI? We need your help to grow. Stop by the tables during the Information Expo to learn more about how you can make a difference in your lifelong learning program by volunteering. We’ll have information on our new membership…

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Information Expo

January 15, 2019 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Jan. 14-17 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 28-31 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. HELP US – HELP YOU Do you have ideas for making OLLI at Ringling College even better? Do you have skills and expertise you would like to share with OLLI? We need your help to grow. Stop by the tables during the Information Expo to learn more about how you can make a difference in your lifelong learning program by volunteering. We’ll have information on our new membership…

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LWR TALKS SPEAKER SERIES

January 15, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club, 7650 Legacy Blvd.
Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34202 United States
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LWR TALKS SPEAKER SERIES Join the conversation each month at 10:00 AM The Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club Visit Lakewoodranch.com to register $10/Person/Session Download information flyer here January 15, 2018 "Creativity is Important at Every Age" Dr. Peter McCallister February 19, 2018 "The President's Daily Brief" John Rixse March 19, 2018 "Artificial Intelligence: Good or Evil" Dr. Alex Beavers April 16, 2018 "Embracing Life Transitions" Kathy Flora Download information flyer here

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Information Expo

January 16, 2019 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Jan. 14-17 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 28-31 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. HELP US – HELP YOU Do you have ideas for making OLLI at Ringling College even better? Do you have skills and expertise you would like to share with OLLI? We need your help to grow. Stop by the tables during the Information Expo to learn more about how you can make a difference in your lifelong learning program by volunteering. We’ll have information on our new membership…

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Information Expo

January 17, 2019 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Jan. 14-17 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 28-31 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. HELP US – HELP YOU Do you have ideas for making OLLI at Ringling College even better? Do you have skills and expertise you would like to share with OLLI? We need your help to grow. Stop by the tables during the Information Expo to learn more about how you can make a difference in your lifelong learning program by volunteering. We’ll have information on our new membership…

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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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LECTURE: MOVIE STARS FROM THE ’50s and ’60s

January 22, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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MOVIE STARS FROM THE ’50s and ’60s Tuesday: 1-2 p.m. • Jan. 22 Westminster Point Pleasant Monroe Brett Ingrid Bergman, Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, John Wayne…once upon a time, they were all A-list Hollywood actors. They were movie stars, but by no means were they perfect. Perhaps it’s their imperfections that make them all the more interesting. Join us for a discussion about these film stars and their lives—the good, the bad, and the extraordinary. Lectures sponsored by Westminster Point…

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CAMPUS TOUR – RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN

January 23, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ringling College of Art and Design, 2836 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234 United States
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TOUR OPTIONS: Wednesday Jan. 23 • 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 13 • 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 27 • 10-11:30 a.m. Admission: Free. Pre-registration required. Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org Limited to the first 20 members to register. Join us for an inspiring tour of Ringling College, where you will experience firsthand the creative energy that permeates the campus. You will learn about its growth from an initial enrollment of 14 students to now more than 1,400 emerging artists and…

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Special Event: Oldies Dance Party

January 23, 2019 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Oldies Dance Party Wednesday, January 23 • 2:30-4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom Social Hall 1050 S. Tuttle Ave. FEE: $15 To register, call 941-309-5111 It’s time to dust off your white bucks, penny loafers, and your blue suede shoes and join us for a trip down memory lane. This is about history Daddy-O…the musical kind when Elvis, The Beatles, Sam Cooke, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, The Crystals, Frankie Avalon, Neil Sedaka, The Bee Gees, and a host of other music titans…

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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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Information Expo

January 28, 2019 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Jan. 28-31 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. HELP US – HELP YOU Do you have ideas for making OLLI at Ringling College even better? Do you have skills and expertise you would like to share with OLLI? We need your help to grow. Stop by the tables during the Information Expo to learn more about how you can make a difference in your lifelong learning program by volunteering. We’ll have information on our new membership levels and Shared Interest Groups (SIGs),…

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Information Expo

January 29, 2019 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Jan. 28-31 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. HELP US – HELP YOU Do you have ideas for making OLLI at Ringling College even better? Do you have skills and expertise you would like to share with OLLI? We need your help to grow. Stop by the tables during the Information Expo to learn more about how you can make a difference in your lifelong learning program by volunteering. We’ll have information on our new membership levels and Shared Interest Groups (SIGs),…

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Information Expo

January 30, 2019 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Jan. 28-31 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. HELP US – HELP YOU Do you have ideas for making OLLI at Ringling College even better? Do you have skills and expertise you would like to share with OLLI? We need your help to grow. Stop by the tables during the Information Expo to learn more about how you can make a difference in your lifelong learning program by volunteering. We’ll have information on our new membership levels and Shared Interest Groups (SIGs),…

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LECTURE: REPLICATING NATURE —A DIFFICULT CHALLENGE

January 30, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Anna Maria Island Library, 5701 Marina Dr
Holmes Beach, FL 34217 United States
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LECTURE: REPLICATING NATURE —A DIFFICULT CHALLENGE 1-2:30 p.m. • Wed. Jan. 30 ANNA MARIA ISLAND LIBRARY 5701 MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH Jim Vartuli Mankind can learn a lot by observing nature. Nature has been evolving over more than a billion years constantly optimizing a more efficient living organism. By mimicking nature, we can find more effective methods that greatly enhance our life style. The presentation will cover how mankind has tried to replicate nature in two main areas — structures…

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Information Expo

January 31, 2019 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Jan. 28-31 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. HELP US – HELP YOU Do you have ideas for making OLLI at Ringling College even better? Do you have skills and expertise you would like to share with OLLI? We need your help to grow. Stop by the tables during the Information Expo to learn more about how you can make a difference in your lifelong learning program by volunteering. We’ll have information on our new membership levels and Shared Interest Groups (SIGs),…

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February 2019

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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NEWTOWN HISTORY MAKERS’ PANEL DISCUSSION WITH VICKIE OLDHAM

February 6, 2019 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Newtown History Makers' Panel Discussion with Vickie Oldham 2:30-4 p.m. • Wednesday, Feb. 6 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Fee: Free to Gold Members • $15 Silver Members/General Admission To register, call 941-309-5111 or visit www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org Pre-registration suggested. No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Vickie Oldham, Moderator Community scholar Vickie Oldham presents the “Newtown Alive” discussion session filled with examples of the courage, dignity, and determination of African-American residents and newcomers who arrived in Sarasota, saw work to be done, rolled up…

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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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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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CAMPUS TOUR – RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN

February 13, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ringling College of Art and Design, 2836 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234 United States
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TOUR OPTIONS: Wednesday Jan. 23 • 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 13 • 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 27 • 10-11:30 a.m. Admission: Free. Pre-registration required. Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org Limited to the first 20 members to register. Join us for an inspiring tour of Ringling College, where you will experience firsthand the creative energy that permeates the campus. You will learn about its growth from an initial enrollment of 14 students to now more than 1,400 emerging artists and…

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LWR TALKS SPEAKER SERIES

February 19, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club, 7650 Legacy Blvd.
Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34202 United States
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LWR TALKS SPEAKER SERIES Join the conversation each month at 10:00 AM The Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club Visit Lakewoodranch.com to register $10/Person/Session Download information flyer here January 15, 2018 "Creativity is Important at Every Age" Dr. Peter McCallister February 19, 2018 "The President's Daily Brief" John Rixse March 19, 2018 "Artificial Intelligence: Good or Evil" Dr. Alex Beavers April 16, 2018 "Embracing Life Transitions" Kathy Flora Download information flyer here

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LECTURE: WHAT IS FOOD?

February 21, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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LECTURE: WHAT IS FOOD? Thursday: 1-2 p.m. • Feb. 21 Westminster Point Pleasant Joe Kerata In this session, we will explore human biology in an entertaining and informative format. Discover the importance of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals. See how the organs and glands of the digestive system work together to digest and assimilate these foods. Lectures sponsored by Westminster Point Pleasant are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required for the general public. Seating is limited.…

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CAMPUS TOUR – RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN

February 27, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ringling College of Art and Design, 2836 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234 United States
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TOUR OPTIONS: Wednesday Jan. 23 • 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 13 • 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 27 • 10-11:30 a.m. Admission: Free. Pre-registration required. Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org Limited to the first 20 members to register. Join us for an inspiring tour of Ringling College, where you will experience firsthand the creative energy that permeates the campus. You will learn about its growth from an initial enrollment of 14 students to now more than 1,400 emerging artists and…

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March 2019

LECTURE: DISCOVERY OF KING TUT’S TOMB

March 5, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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LECTURE: DISCOVERY OF KING TUT’S TOMB Tuesday: 1-2 p.m. • Mar. 5 Westminster Point Pleasant 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…

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LWR TALKS SPEAKER SERIES

March 19, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club, 7650 Legacy Blvd.
Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34202 United States
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LWR TALKS SPEAKER SERIES Join the conversation each month at 10:00 AM The Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club Visit Lakewoodranch.com to register $10/Person/Session Download information flyer here January 15, 2018 "Creativity is Important at Every Age" Dr. Peter McCallister February 19, 2018 "The President's Daily Brief" John Rixse March 19, 2018 "Artificial Intelligence: Good or Evil" Dr. Alex Beavers April 16, 2018 "Embracing Life Transitions" Kathy Flora Download information flyer here

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April 2019

LWR TALKS SPEAKER SERIES

April 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club, 7650 Legacy Blvd.
Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34202 United States
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LWR TALKS SPEAKER SERIES Join the conversation each month at 10:00 AM The Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club Visit Lakewoodranch.com to register $10/Person/Session Download information flyer here January 15, 2018 "Creativity is Important at Every Age" Dr. Peter McCallister February 19, 2018 "The President's Daily Brief" John Rixse March 19, 2018 "Artificial Intelligence: Good or Evil" Dr. Alex Beavers April 16, 2018 "Embracing Life Transitions" Kathy Flora Download information flyer here

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