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Financial Literacy Day
Cumberland Advisors and the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee are proud to invite you to our Financial Literacy Day being held on March 30, 2017. This event will feature panel discussions by experts on: Fiduciary/Trustee Roles and Responsibil...
Selby Auditorium at USF
Sarasota, FL

Thu 3/30/17 at 8am-5:30pm
Talks & Readings: Education
The Secrets of Longevity
The “Blue Zones” refers to locations around the world and the individuals who inhabit them. The “Blue Zones” reveal many of the secrets of living a long and purposeful life without encountering the chronic illnesses that Americans endure. As a participant ...
Temple Beth Sholom
Sarasota, FL

Thu 3/30/17 at 3pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
World Heritage Sites: Mideast & North Africa
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 ...
Temple Beth Sholom
Sarasota, FL

Fri 3/31/17 at 9:30am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Latinas of the WRC
A weekly forum for Latina women to come together and discover skills, build self confidence and find their own paths to success.
Women's Resource Center of Manatee
Manatee, FL

Mon 4/3/17 at 6pm-7:30pm
Mon 4/10/17 at 6pm-7:30pm
Mon 4/17/17 at 6pm-7:30pm
Mon 4/24/17 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Robert Pinsky
Robert Pinsky served as Poet Laureate of the United States for an unprecedented three terms, from 1997 to 2000. He is the author of six books of poetry: 'Jersey Rain,' 'The Figured Wheel,' 'The Want Bone,' 'History of My Heart,' 'An Explanation of America'...
The Palladium at St. Petersburg College
St. Petersburg, FL

Mon 4/3/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Genetic Genealogy: DNA Results and Triangulation Techniques
Manatee Genealogical Society meeting on Tuesday, April 4, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Manatee County Central Library, 1301 Barcarrota Blvd. W., Bradenton. Kathleen J. Callanan, genealogy consultant, lecturer, and published author, will present “Genetic...
Manatee County Central Library
Bradenton, FL

Tue 4/4/17 at 10am-12:30pm
Talks & Readings: Education
Too Young to Be Old
Nancy K. Schlossberg, a retired counseling professor at the University of Maryland, addresses one of the most important questions facing the Baby Boomer generation, “How do I age well?” In her latest book, "Too Young To Be Old: Love, Learn, Work, and Play ...
Temple Beth Sholom
Sarasota, FL

Wed 4/5/17 at 3pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Meeting
Book Club
Two monthly book club meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month. A list of books being read may be found on the Women's Resource Center website.
Women's Resource Center of Manatee
Manatee, FL

Thu 4/6/17 at 1pm till 2pm, 7pm till 8pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 1pm till 2pm, 7pm till 8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
History of the Human Experience: Neolithic
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 herder...
Temple Beth Sholom
Sarasota, FL

Fri 4/7/17 at 90:30am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Alienated Grandparents Anonymous
AGA (Alienated Grandparents Anonymous provides information and support to grandparents who feel alienated or estranged from their grandchildren) will hold its next meeting of the season on April 13, 2017 at Living Lord Lutheran Church, 11107 Palmbrush Tr...
Living Lord Lutheran Church
Lakewood Ranch, FL

Thu 4/13/17 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Making a Lasting Impact: A Look at Our Legacy
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 ou...
Temple Beth Sholom
Sarasota, FL

Fri 4/14/17 at 9am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Book Discussion: "Tara Road" by Maeve Binchy
In support of the Manatee County Library’s Systems community trip to Ireland in May, the Manatee County Downtown Branch will offer book discussions on books written by Irish authors on the third Monday of the month from 2-3 PM, starting in October and endi...
Manatee County Central Library
Bradenton, FL

Mon 4/17/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Seminar
Theresa Caputo
Theresa Caputo is best known as the star of the hit TLC show, "Long Island Medium." She will give live readings to audience members throughout the show as well as share personal stories about her struggle to balance her psychic gifts with her roles as wife...
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts – Straz Center
Tampa, FL

Tue 4/18/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Comedy, Solo Performance
David Sedaris
Tweaking the familiar until it warps; David Sedaris mines poignant comedy from his peculiar childhood in North Carolina, his bizarre career path, and his move with his lover to France. David Sedaris' wickedly witty observations of the ordinary-bizarre is a...
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Sarasota, FL

Wed 4/19/17 at 8pm
Talks & Readings: Education, Living History
Jim Robison Presents, "A Final Grave for the Floridian in the Lincoln Assassination"
Educational talk. Florida history author Jim Robison will describe Florida’s role in the Lincoln assassination conspiracy. Florida Confederate infantryman Lewis Thornton Powell conspired with John Wilkes Booth and others to assassinate leaders in the Unite...
Manatee Village Historical Park
Bradenton, FL

Thu 4/20/17 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Moving From Success to Significance
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 ou...
Temple Beth Sholom
Sarasota, FL

Fri 4/21/17 at 9am-12pm

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