What Is Einstein’s Circle?

Einstein’s Circle is a place where people gather to listen, to learn, and to engage in an open and thoughtful exchange of ideas, opinions, and information. It is a place to flex the brain, to find gratification in being acknowledged for what you know, and to be humbled by the knowledge of others. Einstein’s Circle is a special program of the Ringling College Lifelong Learning Academy.

Where: Temple Beth Sholom

When: 3-4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays

Cost: $10 general admission; $9 for Academy members. (No event refunds. Tickets are transferable)

Who Can Attend?: All Ringling College Lifelong Learning Academy students and Sarasota/Manatee community residents and their guests are welcome to attend.

Contact: Questions, concerns or suggestions? Email einsteinscircle@gmail.com.

Non-registered students who would like to be added to the EC mailing list: email request to info@lifelonglearning.com.

What do people talk about?
Einstein’s Circles provide a forum for discussion of religion, politics, social issues, international concerns, tax reform, the economy, education, the Supreme Court … whatever is pertinent, sometimes controversial, and timely

Fee: Registration for Einstein’s Circle is $10 general admission and $9 for Academy members.

Einstein’s Circle March 14: A Tribute to Paul Rosen Topic: Defining War. The Trial of War Criminals

Co-Moderators: Attorney William Goldman, Former Director of Center for Constitutional Rights; Jerry Frost, Emeritus Professor and Founder/Chair of Swarthmore College Peace and Conflict Program

Einstein’s Circle March 21- Topic: TBA


Untitled-1Einstein’s Circle is a place where people gather to engage in an open exchange of ideas, opinions, and information on a variety of topics. Discussions focus on political, social, and economic issues, as well as current events and concern. At times, significant events or breaking news may take precedence over our planned topic.

The moderator who initiates the topic and facilitates the discussion remains the same from week to week. Individuals with knowledge of the subject matter liven up the discussions with their observations and comments.

Einstein’s Circle at Anna Maria Island meets every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The AMI Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave, Anna Maria, FL 34216. Seating capacity is limited.

Fee: Einstein’s Circle at Anna Maria Island are Free. No prior registration required.

Einstein’s Circle at Anna Maria Island meets March 7, 14 and 21, April 4 and 11.

AMI Einstein Circle has moved its location to to the
Community Center at 407 Magnolia Avenue from the Studio at Gulf and Pine.







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