RICHES of Central Florida

Events

Created Equal - Gender & Race: What Does it Mean to be Free?

Friday, October 10, 2014; 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Public History Center 301 W 7th Street, Sanford, FL 32771

Please join us for a viewing of video clips from The Abolitionist and Filthy Dreamers as well as a community discussion centered on free speech and democratic activism in civil society.

A courtesy RSVP is requested to publichistorycenter@ucf.edu by Wednesday, October 8, 2014.
Call 407-460-9304 for additional information.

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Florida's Purge: Johns Committee Witch Hunt

Wednesday, October 15, 2014; 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Location: UCF Cocoa Campus Building 3, Room 103

A viewing and discussion with the Film’s directors, Dr. Robert Cassanello and Dr. Lisa Mills, and moderated by Dr. Ben Brotemarkle, Florida Historical Society Executive Director hosted by UCF Cocoa & Palm Bay.

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Jerrell H. Shofner Lecture Series

Monday, October 20, 2014; 5:30pm

Location: Morgridge International Reading Center, University of Central Florida
Cost: Free and Open to Public

Florida Corsairs in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World presented by guest speaker Dr. Jane Land

Reception: 5:30 pm
Lecture: 6:00 pm

Join us for the Annual Jerrell Shofner Lecture Series at the University of Central Florida!

This year’s guest speaker is Dr. Jane Landers. Dr. Landers is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She has taken part in the creation of seven books including Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions (2010) and Black Society in Spanish Florida (1999, 2001, 2002, 2005). Landers has also been awarded several fellowships and grants along with serving on editorial boards.

The lecture will be held at the Morgridge International Reading Center on Monday, October 20, 2014. The event will begin with a light reception at 5:30pm and the lecture will begin at 6:00pm.

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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.

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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.

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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College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida

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Fax: 407-823-3184

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