RICHES of Central Florida


2015 Heritage Craft Series - CRAFT CIRCLE II: Intermediate Crochet

Tuesday, March 10, 2015; 10:00am - 1:00pm

Cost: $25.00 registration fee

Project: Traditional Granny Squares

Beyond the basics, this informative workshop covers what you need to know to make a traditional granny square. Also, learn about other projects you can make using your skills. A crochet kit and light refreshments will be provided.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Register by emailing Call 407-936-1679 for more information.

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Fairy Wings & Fantastic Things - A Nature Discovery Workshop

Saturday, March 14, 2015; 10:00am - 2:00pm

Cost: $13 Children, $7 Adults

There is much to discover in the Gardens at the Public History Center.
Junior Girl Scouts will plan a garden scape, learn about the history of fairies, build, plant
and take home a Fairy Garden as part of this whimsical workshop.

Pre-Registration Required
All participants must bring a lunch.
Space is limited.

To register, please call, 407-936-1679 or email

This event is open to the public, so feel free to invite other children, even if they are not Scouts.

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Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle

Friday, March 20, 2015; 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center
203 S Magnolia Ave, Sanford, FL 32771
Cost: Free and open to the public

A Community Discussion on Justice and (In)Equality
Based on themes from the films Slavery by Another Name and Hymns of Three Cities

Join us for a free screening of clips from Slavery by Another Name and a screening of the documentary Hymns of Three Cities.
A community discussion will follow centered on justice and (in)equality.

Register online at

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Film Screening: Filthy Dreamers

Tuesday, March 31, 2015; 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Location: Building 3 Auditorium, Room 103

This film features for the first time the efforts of students, faculty and the president of Florida State Women’s College to stand up for academic freedom and against censorship.

Viewing and discussion with Dr. Robert Cassanello and Dr. Lisa Mills

Moderated by Dr. Ben Brotemarkle, Florida Historical Society

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Oviedo History Harvest

Saturday, April 18, 2015; 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Lawton House, 200 W. Broadway St., Oviedo, FL
Cost: FREE and Open to the Public

Downtown Oviedo as you know it will soon be history!

Share your memories

The Oviedo Historical Society and the UCF History Department are collecting, preserving and digitally sharing photos, documents and objects related to the city’s rich history.

Kids activities provided
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RICHES of Central Florida
Department of History

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

Fax: 407-823-3184

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