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January 2018

W18-98 ITALY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

January 12, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-98 ITALY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Friday: 9-11 a.m. 1 Session: Jan. 12 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Simona Bai Italy is one of the most fascinating places in the world to visit. In a country renowned for its art, architecture, food, music, fashion, and more, a trip to Italy can create memories that last a lifetime. As a native of Italy, I will share my knowledge about the culture, rituals, and habits of the Italian people, as…

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W18-99 OUT OF THE BOX INVESTING

January 19, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-99 OUT OF THE BOX INVESTING Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Jan. 19 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Klosterman This workshop will examine the process to source, evaluate, and investigate non-traditional investing opportunities in an effort to reduce portfolio volatility and enhance return opportunities. We will examine the current economic and investing climate and the impact of portfolio outcomes. Another focal point will be to understand the concepts of correlation and volatility in portfolio design and the overall benefits of…

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ACADEMY ADVENTURES: YBOR CITY HISTORIC WALKING TOUR, TAMPA

January 26, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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A two-hour adventure through the 10-block Historic Preservation District in Ybor City. (to save information, download flyer)     (for complete information, download flyer) Save Save Save

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W18-100 FINANCIAL ADVISORS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

January 26, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-100 FINANCIAL ADVISORS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Jan. 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Klosterman Evaluating and or choosing a financial advisor is a critical decision that can impact the outcome of your overall financial security. The instructor will share his 40 years of experience as a fee-only financial advisor. He will offer strategies to separate the good, the bad, and the ugly when choosing financial advisors that will allow investors to…

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February 2018

W18-101 FROM SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE

February 2, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-101 FROM SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Susan Larson For optimal aging, it is essential to live with intention, to take stock of our personal definition of success and what it means to be significant. During this interactive workshop, we will revisit our core values and their alignment with our lifestyles. We will discuss the transition process that occurs during retirement, from focusing on success to focusing on significance. We will…

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W18-96 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: GREECE

February 2, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-96 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: GREECE Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler Ancient Greece is the civilization belonging to the period of Greek history lasting from the Archaic period of the eighth to sixth centuries BCE to 146 BCE and the Roman conquest of Greece after the battle of Corinth. At the center of this period is Classical Greece, which flourished during the fifth to fourth centuries BCE, at first under Athenian…

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FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “The Vision of Four Presidents”

February 2, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
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THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “The Vision of Four Presidents: Washington, Lincoln, Wilson, and Franklin Roosevelt” with Monroe Brett FEBRUARY 2 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key…

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W18-95 TECH DAY

February 9, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-95 TECH DAY Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 9 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Technology is exciting, but it can also be baffling. In order to make sense of things, RCLLA presents Tech Day, a one-day workshop to introduce technology basics and to address common questions. Our presenters are RCLLA instructors who have taught hundreds of students over the years. The workshop begins with a plenary session to introduce the topics and the instructors, followed by breakout sessions on each…

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FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “An Architectural Tale of Two Cities”

February 9, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
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THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES "An Architectural Tale of Two Cities" with Karin Jones FEBRUARY 9 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key FRIDAY LECTURE SERIES: Upcoming topics…

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ACADEMY ADVENTURES: EDISON AND FORD ESTATES, FORT MYERS

February 16, 2018 @ 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Join us for a trip to Fort Myers for a guided tour of the Edison main, guest and caretaker’s houses, the Ford Estate, and the Edison Botanic Research Lab. Expert docents will share stories about the great inventors, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford and their families. Visitors will see the 1929 historic landscape, evident throughout the entire property including the award-winning Moonlight Garden. The Edison and Ford estates offer visitors the opportunity to step back into “old Florida” and learn…

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FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “The President’s Daily Brief”

February 16, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
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THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “The President’s Daily Brief” with John Rixse FEBRUARY 16 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key FRIDAY LECTURE SERIES: Upcoming topics February 23:…

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LECTURE & LUNCH: SICILY: ERUPTING WITH CULTURE

February 16, 2018 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Mattison’s Forty-One Restaurant, 7275 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL United States
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SICILY: ERUPTING WITH CULTURE Friday, Feb. 16 • 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. MATTISON’S FORTY-ONE RESTAURANT 7275 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL, SARASOTA Presenter: Robert Gaglio Fee: $64 (includes a lecture/discussion and four-course plated lunch). No refunds. Tickets are transferrable. This presentation will dig deep into the art, cultural, and food history of this mystical island. Most people who travel to Italy do not visit Sicily, and if they do, it is a cruise ship port stop for a day in Palermo or Messina…

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W18-102 CAN MOVIES TEACH US HISTORY? PART 1

February 23, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-102 CAN MOVIES TEACH US HISTORY? PART 1 Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 23 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss In this workshop, we will examine our reliance on cinema to inform our knowledge of historical events. We will pose two central questions as part of our discussion: Does the entertainment media through film blur the distinction between fact and fiction? Are films a credible source to teach us history? War movies in general and Holocaust movies in particular…

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W18-97 THE HISTORY AND MYSTERY OF QUANTUM MECHANICS

February 23, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-97 THE HISTORY AND MYSTERY OF QUANTUM MECHANICS Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Session: Feb. 23 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bob Bahm Does science excite you? Are you curious about the strange world of quantum mechanics? Join us as we make this topic more understandable and accessible. We’ll start with the basic history of understanding light and the internal workings of the atom. We’ll grapple with objective reality vs. probability (Einstein vs. Bohr), particle/wave duality, Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, and Schrödinger’s cat.…

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FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “Rediscovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls”

February 23, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
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THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “Rediscovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls” with Steven Derfler FEBRUARY 23 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key FRIDAY LECTURE SERIES: Upcoming topics…

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March 2018

W18-103 CAN MOVIES TEACH US HISTORY? PART 2

March 2, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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W18-103 CAN MOVIES TEACH US HISTORY? PART 2 Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1 Session: Mar. 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Andre Krauss In this workshop, we will examine our reliance on cinema to inform our knowledge of historical events. We will pose two central questions as part of our discussion: Does the entertainment media through film blur the distinction between fact and fiction? Are films a credible source to teach us history? War movies in general and Holocaust movies in particular…

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FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “Take Charge Of Your Life—Bust Your Stress”

March 2, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
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THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “Take Charge Of Your Life—Bust Your Stress” with Herb Cohen MARCH 2 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key FRIDAY LECTURE SERIES: Upcoming…

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FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “Impact of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence on the Future”

March 9, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
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THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “Impact of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence on the Future” with Alex Beavers MARCH 9 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key FRIDAY LECTURE…

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FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “Demographics: The Transformational Impact on the Global Economies and Investment Markets”

March 16, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
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THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “Demographics: The Transformational Impact on the Global Economies and Investment Markets” with Robert Klosterman MARCH 16 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key…

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FRIDAY LECTURE AT PARADISE CENTER: “A Discussion of My Favorite Novel”

March 23, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Paradise Center on Longboat Key, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228 United States
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THE PARADISE CENTER ON LONGBOAT KEY & RINGLING COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES “A Discussion of My Favorite Novel” with Anne Arsenault MARCH 23 AT 10:30 A.M.-NOON (FRIDAY) $15 per lecture or $55 for either February or March series of four lectures TO REGISTER: Go to www.rclla.org or call 941-309-5111 FOR INFORMATION: Visit www.theparadisecenter.org The Paradise Center is on the second floor of the Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key

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