Events Calendar

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, and more.

Alert: Some events may be canceled or postponed. We work 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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Voices and Votes: Democracy in America at Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center

Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center 1101 E River Cove St., Tampa

Museum on Main Street Voices and Votes is on view at the Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center March 23-May 19, 2024. When American revolutionaries waged a war for independence they took a leap of faith that sent ripple effects across generations. They embraced a radical idea of establishing a government that entrusted the power of the nation not in a monarchy, but in its citizens. That great leap sparked

Author Talk with Katie Arnold

NSU Alvin Sherman Library 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Davie

The NSU Alvin Sherman Library and Lifelong Learning Institute presents an afternoon with author Katie Arnold. Katie Arnold is an author, journalist, competitive ultra-runner and host of running and writing retreats. Running Home is her memoir about the stories we tell ourselves to make sense of our world, the stories that hold us back, and the ones that set us free. The program includes lunch, a reading and discussion with

Beyond the Homefront: The Untold Stories of WWII Heroes

Cape Coral Lee County Public Library 921 SW 39th Terrace, Cape Coral

Renowned author Charley Valera, known for My Father's War: Memories from Our Honored WWII Soldiers, delves into the long untold stories of WWII veterans. Drawing inspiration from his father, a WWII veteran who seldom discussed the war, Valera embarked on interviews with other veterans. Join him as he shares captivating photos and first-hand narratives spanning both theaters and all branches of WWII, complemented by an exclusive four-minute film trailer. Registration

Hurricane!

Fernandina Beach Branch Library 25 N 4th St., Fernandina Beach

Study major events in Florida history, and there's a good chance a hurricane was involved. Learn how these amazing but devastating weather machines work and how they have affected Florida, with a special focus on the great 1928 storm, the subject of the award-winning book Black Cloud. Eliot Kleinberg spent more than four decades as a reporter, including more than 33 years at The Palm Beach Post. In addition to

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