Florida Talks with Carrie Sue Ayvar: Stories of Florida-Con Sabor! on Facebook Live

“Stories of Florida – Con Sabor” with storyteller Carrie Sue Ayvar is an online event sponsored by the Broward Public Library Foundation. The program will be moderated by Community Library Manager Freda Mosquera. No registration is required. Our stories have never been the same since Ponce De Leon first arrived on our shores in 1513. Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, these personal, historical and traditional Florida tales takes the

Water Wednesday Student Virtual Series: Big Water, Big Benefit: Keeping Lake Okeechobee Healthy

Join the scientist in every Florida school program and the School District as we explore water! In this session, hear about the history of water quality and restoration efforts involving Lake Okeechobee and the Everglades. Why should we care and how does it affect us? Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Florida Humanities. Support for the exhibition and programming was provided

Water/Ways Brown Bag Talk: Florida Water Stories

Hear Dr. Steve Noll discuss Florida’s long and difficult relationship with water, its attempts to turn land into water and water into land, and the contentious issues involving the Everglades, the Ocklawaha River, political battles with Alabama and Georgia, and the potential impact of sea-level rise. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Florida Humanities. Support for the exhibition and programming was

Water Wednesday Student Virtual Series: Water and Life

Join the Scientist in Every Florida School Program and the School District as we explore water! In this session, Water and Life, we will will explore the unique properties of water, water resources, water quality, and the importance of water for all living things, including plants and animals. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Florida Humanities. Support for the exhibition and

Water Wednesdays Student Virtual Series: Exploring Water-Related Careers

In this session, you will hear from a panel of speakers with experience in a variety of water jobs. Learn more about the different paths that these panelists have taken and ask questions about your career interests. Speakers include, Ann Marie Sorrell, Supervisor Palm Beach Soil and Water District; Dr. Ashley Smyth, University of FL; Dr. Carolina Maran, South Florida Water Management District; Eve Samples, Friends of the Everglades. Water/Ways

Water/Ways Brown Bag Talk: Sacred Waters: Exploring the Protection of Florida’s Fluid Landscapes

Connect with Dr. Victoria Machado as we explore the intersection of Florida’s water and spirituality within Florida’s present day environmental movement. We will investigate what it means to care for the water and how stories can help us rethink how we understand this vital resource. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Florida Humanities. Support for the exhibition and programming was provided

Water Wednesday Student Virtual Series: Small But Mighty! The Role of Microorganisms in the Everglades

Join the Scientist in Every Florida School Program and the School District as we explore water! Did you know algae, bacteria, and fungi represent the foundation of ecosystems such as the Everglades? In this session, Small but Mighty!: The Role of Microorganisms in the Everglades, you will discover these microorganism’s importance in water quality and treatment. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution

Water Wednesdays Brown Bag Talks: We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat: Life in the Florida Everglades

Bring your lunch and join us at Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center as we explore water from the perspective of expert speakers. Join Sara Ayers-Rigsby from the Florida Public Archaeology Network in this presentation about the Florida Everglades. Before roads and modern canals were built, people lived on tree island sites in the Everglades and traveled throughout South Florida in canoes. Learn how archaeologists interpret information and work with Florida’s

Water Wednesday Student Virtual Series: We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat: Life in the Florida Everglades

Join the Scientist in Every Florida School Program and the School District as we explore water! In this session, We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat: Life in the Florida Everglades, you will learn about the history of the Glades and how water has impacted the people, culture and landscape of the area. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Florida Humanities.

Destruction of Rosewood

Dr. Vincent Adejumo presents a critical analysis of Rosewood, a predominantly black community destroyed in 1923 during a racially motivated attack. This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and the Friends of the Palm Beach County Public Library. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council

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