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.

Florida and Water: A Historical Perspective

Barron Park House Gallery 471 N Lee Street, LaBelle, FL, United States

Steve Noll, master lecturer, discusses 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. This program accompanies Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibit on display at the Barron Library in LaBelle. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration

The History of the Caloosahatchee River

Barron Park House Gallery 471 N Lee Street, LaBelle, FL, United States

Amy Bennett Williams, writer for the Ft. Myers News-Press and author of Along the Caloosahatchee River, will take listeners on a historical trip down the Caloosahatchee River with images she's collected of the river. She will talk about the ways in which the river has changed over time, the role it played in human history in the region, and what we can expect, environmentally, moving forward. This program accompanies Water/Ways

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