RICHES of Central Florida

Events

Pumpkin School: An Educational Workshop for the Whole Family - Ghouls just want to have fun!

Saturday, October 25, 2014; 10:00am - 2:00pm

Cost: $25.00 for Adults; $15.00 for children 3 years and older; free for children under 3

Heard it through the pumpkinvine, families and friends can experience the fun of Halloween and
fall harvest in a hands-on way:

  • Learn about the history of the Seminole Pumpkin and Oktoberfest
  • Solve spooky riddles on a nature scavenger hunt
  • Build a creepy crawler farm as you learn about vermiculture from Florida Master Gardeners
  • Decorate a personal pumpkin and craft a "hoot owl"
  • Lunch is included in registration
  • Games, music and fun!

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Registration Deadline: October 20, 2014

Register by emailing publichistorycenter@ucf.edu
Visit www.publichistorycenter.cah.ucf.edu or call 407-936-1679 for more information.

Click here to donwload the flyer.

UCF History Department Faculty Book Talk

Tuesday, October 28, 2014; 4:00pm

Location: Morgridge International Reading Center Gallery

You are invited to a Book Talk featuring History Department faculty members, Robert Cassanello, James C. Clark, Richard C. Crepeau and Amelia H. Lyons.

To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and
Public Life in New South Jacksonville
University Press of Florida, 2013
Robert Cassanello

A Concise History of Florida
The History Press, 2014
James C. Clark

NFL Football: A History of America’s
New National Pastime
The University of Illinois Press, 2014
Richard C. Crepeau

The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole:
Algerian Families and the French Welfare
State during Decolonization
Stanford University Press, 2013
Amelia H. Lyons

Light refreshments will be served with beer and wine. Courtesy RSVP to history@ucf.edu or call 407-823-2225 by Monday, October 26.

Click here to download the flyer.

Fall Community Workshop Series: Fun With Pinch Pot Pottery

Saturday, November 1, 2014; 10:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: Registration Fee: $25.00 for Adults; $15.00 for Children 3 and older

Pre-Registration Required

Bring the entire family and discover pottery methods used long before the potter’s wheel existed. This hands-on workshop allows participants to create and decorate a pot, while learning about Native American uses of pottery. Space is limited. For more information call, 407-936-1679 or email publichistorycenter@ucf.edu.

Fall Community Workshop Series: HERITAGE CRAFTS- Discover the past through hands-on learning: click here to download the flyer.

Veterans Week - A Week of Honor and Rememberance

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - Friday, November 14, 2014

Click here to download the flyer.

Thursday, November 6

  • Veteran Reintegration: A Continuing Education Workshop for Clinicians
    Noon - 5 pm, Fairwinds Alumni Center
    presented by the UCF School of Social Work and the College of Health and Public Affairs Alumni Chapter

Friday, November 7

  • Veterans Commemoration Ceremony featuring the UCF Colbourn Brass Quintet & AFROTC Color Guard
    11:30 am, Veterans Memorial on Memory Mall
  • 2nd Annual Central Florida Veterans Job Fair
    10 am - 3 pm, The Venue, UCF Main Campus
    presented by Wells Fargo and UCF College of Business

Saturday, November 8

  • City of Orlando Veterans Day Parade Knights for Veterans
    11 am, Downtown Orlando

Wednesday, November 12

  • Veterans Research Symposium
    10 am, Psychology Bldg., Room 301Q
    presented by the Psychology Department
  • Veterans Speaker Series: Lessons for Today's Veteran
    4:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Morgridge International Reading Center
    presented by VARC and the UCF Community Veterans History Project
  • Veterans Resource Fair & BBQ
    11 am - 2 pm, VARC Patio
    presented by VITAL & VARC

Thursday, November 13

  • S.A.F.E. Faculty Training
    9 am - 12 pm, UCF Student Union Garden Key, Room 221
    p
    resented by VITAL
  • Veterans History Story Day honoring UCF Faculty and Staff
    9 am - 5 pm, Colbourn Hall
    presented by the UCF Community Veterans History Project
  • Movie Presentation & Discussion: Red Tails presented by the UCF Office of Diversity and Inclusion and UCF Career Services
    6 pm - 9 pm, Career Services, Room 121
  • Flag Day: UCF Student Veterans Appreciation
    Memory Mall
    presented by VARC
Friday, November 14
  • Military Appreciation Football Game
    8 pm , Brighthouse Stadium

Fall Community Workshop Series: An Introduction to Basket Weaving and its Human History

Saturday, November 8, 2014; 10:00am - 2:00pm

Cost: Registration Fee: $25.00

Basket weaving has deep roots in human civilization. Join us for an introductory workshop and learn the basics of weaving using natural materials. You’ll leave with a basket and a history lesson as well. Space is limited. For more information call, 407-936-1679 or email publichistorycenter@ucf.edu.

Fall Community Workshop Series: HERITAGE CRAFTS- Discover the past through hands-on learning: click here to download the flyer.

Fall Community Workshop Series: Turn Of The Century Hand-Quiliting

Saturday, November 15, 2014; 10:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: Registration Fee: $25.00

Pre-Registration Required

Take part in a historical journey and learn how the craft of quilting has evolved. Put your hands to use as you quilt a small project using techniques used during the turn of the century. Space is limited. For more information call, 407-936-1679 or email publichistorycenter@ucf.edu.

Fall Community Workshop Series: HERITAGE CRAFTS- Discover the past through hands-on learning: click here to download the flyer.

Contact

RICHES of Central Florida
Department of History

Building: CNH 551
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32816-1350

407-823-0242
Fax: 407-823-3184

riches@ucf.edu

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Department

History Department

College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida

Phone: 407-823-0242
Fax: 407-823-3184

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