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September 2018

INFORMATION EXPO — SEPT. 24-27

September 24 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until September 27, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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INFORMATION EXPO: 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 Sept. 24-27; Oct. 8-11 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 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…

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WESTMINSTER LECTURE: AMISH AND MENNONITES: THEIR PLACE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

September 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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AMISH AND MENNONITES: THEIR PLACE IN THE 21ST CENTURY Tuesday, Sept. 25 • 1-2 p.m. WESTMINSTER POINT PLEASANT J. David Yoder There are significant changes taking place in the Amish and Mennonite communities these days. In this lecture, we will discuss some of these issues, plus answer the often-asked question: Are Mennonites and Amish the same? We’ll also learn why they use those three-wheeled bikes, why women wear those little white caps all the time, what’s behind the way the…

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October 2018

CAMPUS TOUR – RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN

October 3 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on November 7, 2018 at 10:00am

Ringling College of Art and Design, 2836 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234 United States
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CAMPUS TOUR – RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN TOUR OPTIONS: 10-11:30 a.m. • Wed., Oct. 3, 2018 or 10-11:30 a.m. • Wed., Nov. 7, 2018 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…

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INFORMATION EXPO — OCT. 8-11

October 8 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until October 11, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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INFORMATION EXPO: 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 Sept. 24-27; Oct. 8-11 • 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 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…

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WESTMINSTER LECTURE: DARE TO UNDERSTAND: HOW LISTENING IMPROVES RELATIONSHIPS

October 11 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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DARE TO UNDERSTAND: HOW LISTENING IMPROVES RELATIONSHIPS Thursday, Oct. 11 • 1-2 p.m. WESTMINSTER POINT PLEASANT Judy Rosemarin We hear everything, but are we really listening? Are you finding yourself frustrated with the polarizing and deepening divide occurring with friends and family about so many things in the world? This lecture will teach you tips and techniques on how to listen for understanding, so that simmering silences and angry arguing can transform into greater mutual understanding. In this lecture, you…

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DISHING WITH THE DIRECTOR

October 16 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Got an idea for a unique program? We’d love to hear about it. Are you teeming with fundraising ideas? We need to hear those too. Want to get something off your chest in a respectful way? We’re all ears. Each term Janna Overstreet will sit down with students for an informal listening and discussion session that we are calling “Dishing With the Director.” You bring the talking points, and we’ll supply the refreshments. Join us for the first of its…

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Gallery Exhibits at Ringling College of Art and Design

October 17 @ 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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Image: Deepwater, oil on canvas, 50” x 40”, Scott Gordley, Illustration Dept. 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. • Wed., Oct. 17, 2018 Admission: Free. Pre-registration required. Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.olliatringlingcollege.org Join us for an exhibition tour of three galleries featuring the works of Ringling College of Art and Design faculty, Ringling College staff, and instructors from the School of Continuing Studies. Our docent-led tour begins at the Lois & David Stulberg Gallery; followed by a short walk to the Richard…

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OLLI at Anna Maria Island – Lecture “KAYAKING THE OHIO RIVER”

October 17 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Anna Maria Island Library, 5701 Marina Dr
Holmes Beach, FL 34217 United States
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“KAYAKING THE OHIO RIVER” 1-2:30 p.m. • Wed., Oct. 17, 2018 ANNA MARIA ISLAND LIBRARY 5701 MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH Speaker: Tom Skoloda In the summer of 2017, Tom Skoloda, a retired psychologist and medical school professor, kayaked down the Ohio River. He traveled from Pittsburg, PA to Cairo, IL, where the Ohio River joins the Mississippi River. On his journey, Tom learned about this great river’s histories — natural, national, and political. Tom’s presentation includes a slideshow of the…

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CUBAN ART LECTURE

October 24 @ 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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CUBAN ART LECTURE: CROSSROADS OF CUBAN CONTEMPORARY ART: UTOPIA AND LOST PARADISE WITH DAVID HORTA 2:30-4 p.m. • Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM SOCIAL HALL Fee: $10 Gold Member • $12 Silver Member and General Admission To register, call 941-309-5111 or visit www.olliatringlingcollege.org Pre-registration suggested. No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Cuban art expert David Horta will discuss themes related to Cuban contemporary art and how they have impacted the general state of affairs in Cuban society over…

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November 2018

WESTMINSTER LECTURE: THE ART OF THE CELLO

November 1 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westminster Point Pleasant, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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THE ART OF THE CELLO Thursday, Nov. 1 • 1-2 p.m. WESTMINSTER POINT PLEASANT Jack Winberg The cello is an instrument invented in the Baroque era and evolved from the viol family. It is used in modern-day orchestras and chamber music groups such as string quartets. Of all the string instruments, the tone from the cello is most like the human voice. Join me for an exploration of the cello, plus hear recorded performances and a few live examples. Lectures…

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FALL LECTURE: PAINTING SARASOTA WITH THE COLORS OF THE CIRCUS WITH ROBERT COLLINS

November 8 @ 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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FALL LECTURE: PAINTING SARASOTA WITH THE COLORS OF THE CIRCUS WITH ROBERT COLLINS 2:30-4 p.m. • Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM SOCIAL HALL Free: Gold Member. Pre-registration suggested. Fee: $15 Silver Member and General Admission To register, call 941-309-5111 or visit www.olliatringlingcollege.org No refunds. Tickets are transferrable. For more than a century, the Ringling name has been associated with Sarasota. Throughout our neighborhoods, you’ll find dozens of locations (familiar and hidden) that have historic, cultural, or fabled ties…

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Reinvention Convention Year 2: Intergenerational Harmony

November 9 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
The Francis, 1289 N. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States
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Boomer Conference 2018

November 16 @ 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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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…

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