RICHES of Central Florida

Events

Calling Local Historians, Researchers, Archivists, Educators and Cultural/Heritage Enthusiasts!

Thursday, April 30, 2015; 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Location: Orlando Public Library
Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center
101 E. Central Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32801

Calling Local Historians, Researchers, Archivists, Educators and Cultural/Heritage Enthusiasts!

Join us for a hands-on demonstration of the RICHES Mosaic Interface™.

RICHES Mosaic Interface™ is an interactive digital collection of Central Florida’s history. This FREE tool offers a searchable database with access to images, documents, podcasts, oral histories, films, and visualizations. RICHES Mosaic Interface™ combines time and geographical results with text analysis techniques to help you find hidden connections within the archive.

Bring your laptop to actively participate in a demonstration search. You can also add items to the database during the workshop. Be sure bring digital items such as photos or documents with a Central Florida connection.

Space is limited, please register online at: https://richesworkshoporlando.eventbrite.com

Please click here for event flyer.

MayFest: A Family Celebration of Spring

Saturday, May 2, 2015; 10:00am - 2:00pm

Welcome the sights, sounds and historical traditions of Spring!

Explore our garden, paint a personal masterpiece as lively music fills the air and discover seasonal celebrations of the past in our educational exhibits. MayFest at the Public History Center offers fun for the whole family with activities such as:

May Pole Dance Performance

  • Crafts for Kids
  • Butterfly Gardening Demonstration & Plant Clinic
  • Historic Scavenger Hunt
  • Kids Yoga and Karate Demonstrations
  • Craft Vendors
  • Door Prizes, Silent Auction and a FREE Tree Giveaway!

Register online at: PHCMayFest2015.eventbrite.com
$5.00 per person suggested donation.

Click here for event flyer.

Capturing and Recording Your Family Stories

Saturday, May 30, 2015; 10:00am - 1:00pm

Cost: Space is limited and pre-registration is required. $25.00 registration fee.

Learn to capture family stories for historical record keeping with the use of video and/or audio recorders. This workshop provides guidance in developing questions, interview techniques and tips on using recording equipment. Mock interview sessions and light refreshments are also included in the workshop.

Register by emailing publichistorycenter@ucf.edu. Call 407-936-1679 for more information.

Download the 2015 Family History Workshop Series flyer.

Preserving Your Family Photos in a Digital Age

Saturday, June 13, 2015; 10:00am - 1:00pm

Cost: Space is limited and pre-registration is required. $25.00 registration fee.

Gather your family photos and learn how to digitally preserve them. This workshop offers handson instruction on digitizing images, techniques to properly scan and add historical information and references.

Leave with hi-resolution scans of your items. Snacks are provided.

Register by emailing publichistorycenter@ucf.edu. Call 407-936-1679 for more information.

Download the 2015 Family History Workshop Series 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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