RICHES of Central Florida

Events

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.

Succulent & Miniature Gardens: A Hands-on Educational Workshop

Saturday, May 30, 2015; 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

Plant your very own miniature and fairy garden using succulents. Plants and accessories provided. This workshop also offers an opportunity to learn about miniature gardens in the Victorian age, discover the whimsy of fairies throughout history and gain insight into caring for succulents. Light refreshments provided. $25 Registration Fee. Pre-registration is required. To register, please call, 407-936-1679 or email publichistorycenter@ucf.edu.

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Beginner’s Mountain Dulcimer Workshop Series

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - Saturday, June 27, 2015

Cost: Registration fee is $15 per session. Scholarships is available, call Sheryl Chapman at 321-223-7350.

Learn the basic skills needed to play the Appalachian mountain dulcimer during this beginner’s workshop series. Also, discover the history of this folk music tradition.

Sessions:

  • June 6: 10:30 am – Noon
  • June 13: 10:30 am – Noon
  • June 20: 10:30 am – Noon
  • June 27: 10:30 am – Noon

Presented by Picky Chics and Chaps Dulcimer Orchestra
Ages 9 and up. To register, please call, 407-936-1679 or email publichistorycenter@ucf.edu.

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Craft Circle III: Beginner and Intermediate Crochet

Saturday, June 6, 2015; 10:00am - 3:00pm

Location: UCF Public History Center (301 W. 7th Street, Sanford, FL 32771)
Cost: $25.00 Registration Fee.

Project: Crochet Baskets
Level: Beginner and Intermediate Crochet

A Hands-On Educational Workshop beginning with the basics and a refresher for intermediates. This workshop covers what you need to know to make a trendy crochet basket. You will also learn about other projects you can make using your acquired skills. A crochet kit and light refreshments are provided.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

$25.00 Registration Fee. Register by emailing publichistorycenter@ucf.edu.

Call 407-936-1679 for more information.

For more information about the event, you can download the event flyer.

For more information about the Public History Center, you can visit their website.

2015 Summer Discovery Program

Monday, June 8, 2015 - Friday, July 17, 2015

Location: Public History Center
Cost: $5 fee per child per day

The Public History Center’s Summer Discovery Program offers theme days that can serve as fun-filled add-ons to your regular summer program. Theme days include: Pioneer Day, History Detective, Thrill Seekers and Bakyard Habitat.

Each program consists of a short history lesson, craft and educational activity.
The program is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 10:00am-Noon.

There is a $5 fee per child per day.

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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.

RICHES Mosaic Interface Lunch and Learn Workshop

Thursday, June 18, 2015; 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Location: Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science
2201 Michigan Avenue
Cocoa, FL 32926

Join us for a hands-on demonstration of the RICHES Mosaic Interface™. RICHES Mosaic Interface™ is an interactive digital collection of 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.

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JAPANESE ORIGAMI - A Hands-On Educational Workshop

Saturday, June 27, 2015; 10:00am - 12:30pm

Transform squares of colored paper into little creatures during this informative workshop. An Origami kit is provided and the session offers an opportunity to discover the historical origins of this craft and receive project guidance in creating several figures. Craft a mobile or jar to display your figures.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. $25.00 Registration fee per person. Register by emailing publichistorycenter@ucf.edu.

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

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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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