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In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community champions to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Florida Talks, Museum on Main Street, Poetry Out Loud, Prime Time, and more.

Alert: Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), some events have been cancelled or postponed. We are working to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.

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Jubilee in the Jungle

Jungle Prada de Narvaez Park 1700 Park St N, St Petersburg

Join Sacred Lands Preservation and Education for the official unveiling of two new adventures at the Anderson-Narvaez Tocobaga Indian site. Based at one of the most historic sites in Pinellas County, visitors to Jungle Prada can enjoy a new indoor exhibition that features artifacts found during archaeological digs that occurred onsite. Outdoors, follow new signage on a self-guided tour of the three-acre property to explore how indigenous cultures lived along

Saving American Beach with Author Heidi Tyline King

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Florida Humanities and Tallahassee-based independent bookstore Midtown Reader are hosting a virtual reading event with Heidi King, author of Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch. This book reading is part of many local events happening across the country as part of the National Book Festival, Sept . 17-26. This heartfelt picture book biography, illustrated by the Caldecott Honoree Ekua Holmes, tells the story of MaVynee Betsch,

Coffee and Conversations: Sacred Waters with Dr. Victoria Machado

Old Courthouse Heritage Museum 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness
Virtual Event Virtual Event

This presentation explores efforts to restore Florida's waterways. We will investigate the motivations of environmentalists who love and advocate for these water bodies. By focusing on issues related to springs and the Everglades, we will dive into the conversations that arise when Floridians view water as essential to their quality of life. This program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. A virtual livestream is