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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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Young Hearts to Arts with Water Stories

Port St Lucie Botanical Gardens 2410 SE Westmoreland Blvd, Port St Lucie

Join us on Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens for the Young Hearts to Arts Outdoor Exhibition & Award Show brought to you by the St. Lucie Cultural Alliance. There will be Plein air (artists painting live) with the opportunity for people to share their stories around water and its importance. There will also be live music, dance, mantra rock painting,

Weeki Wachee Springs, Home to Florida’s Mythical Mermaids

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Organized to complement the exhibition Giants, Dragons & Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creatures , the Orange County Regional History Center welcomes author Lu Vickers to discuss the history of the famed Florida mermaids of Weeki Wachee. Discover the fascinating history of Weeki Wachee Springs told through vintage photographs of these mythical mermaids from their earliest days performing silent ballets to the heyday when ABC built them a million-dollar theater.

Speaking of History: Made in Florida: Artists, Activists, Celebrities, Educators, and Other Sunshine State Icons

Heritage Village 11909 125th Street North, Largo

Journalist Art Levy has traveled the state, interviewing prominent Floridians for a Florida Trend magazine feature called Icon. The resulting interviews have been compiled in a University Press of Florida book titled "Made in Florida: Artists, Celebrities, Activists, Educators, and Other Icons in the Sunshine State." Art will share anecdotes and stories about his Florida journeys and the unique people and talents they share. Advance registration is required for this

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