Public Lecture with Collector George Lowe

Learn the Secrets of Antique Heart Cypress

Part of the Lunch & Learn series. Takes place in the Alexander Discovery Center. Learn more and RSVP for the class on the Bok Tower Gardens website.

Author Talk with Susan Butler

Author Talk@the Lake Wales Public Library, Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Mountain Lake resident and writer, Sue Butler will discuss her book, “Roosevelt & Stalin: Portrait of a Partnership.” Ms. Butler’s book will be released in paperback this month. This program is free and open to all. Program Sponsored by the LW Library Assoc. Learn more about […]

Tea & Symphony: Ode to Joy

Sip a cup of tea, enjoy a glass of wine and mingle at the ISO’s music enrichment programs or pre-concert lectures. Maestro Mark Thielen takes audiences on a journey into the life & times of the featured composer, identifying themes in the music and offering insight into the processes that created familiar master works. $15, […]

Tea & Symphony: Music of the Stars

March 8. 5:45pm. Maestro Mark Thielen takes audiences on a journey into the life & times of the featured composer, identifying themes in the music and offering insight into the processes that created familiar master works. Enjoy tea, wine and hors d’oeuvres during the lecture. Adults $15, Students are free. Lake Hunter Room at The […]

Bob H. Lee (Writer): “Backcountry Lawman: True Stories from a Florida Game Warden”

March 3. 7pm. FREE. Florida Lecture Series, Hollis Room (Thad Buckner Building), Florida Southern College, Lakeland.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas: A Life With the Everglades

March 3. 6:30pm. FREE. Program presented by Dr. Jack Davis. Sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council.

The Highwaymen: Florida’s African-American Landscape Painters

February 18. 6:30pm. Photographer and author, Gary Monroe presents “The Highwaymen: Florida’s African-American Landscape Painters at Lake Wales Public Library. Sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council.

Voices of the People: Lecture & Demonstration-“I Am the Greatest: Beethoven and the Muhammad Ali Syndrome”

Polk State College’s Voices of the People concert series continues its 2015-16 season with “I am the Greatest: Beethoven and the Muhammad Ali Syndrome,” a two-pronged event designed to examine the similarities between two of history’s most high-profile, and seemingly disparate, figures. The lecture will be followed by a concert on Jan. 23 at 7 […]

Voices of the People: “I Am The Greatest”

January 21, 6-7:30 pm. Voices of the People: String Quartet Project “Beethoven: I am the Greatest” 7:00-8:30 pm. Lecture & Demonstration-“I Am the Greatest: Beethoven and the Muhammad Ali Syndrome” Voices of the People Chamber Music Series. “I Am The Greatest: Beethoven and the Muhammad Ali Syndrome” with Francisco Salazar Vara and Melissa White, violins, Jason Amos, […]

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