Florida Area Events

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Upcoming Events:

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Thursday, December 21, 2017, 9:30-11:30 am (9:30 reception, 10:00 program)
Holiday Traditions Unwrapped
Why do we have Christmas trees?  Or for that matter holiday lights, egg nog, holly or mistletoe. Join us as we seek to explain the origins of a wide variety of holiday traditions and examine how they have evolved and changed over time.
Location: Village on the Isle, 920 Tamiami Trail South, Venice, FL 34285... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 941-486-5492

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Thursday, January 25, 2018, 9:30-11:30 am (9:30 reception, 10:00 program)
Football
The most popular sport in America, football is both entertainment and big business. Join Active Minds as we trace the history of the game from Johnny Unitas to Peyton Manning, telling a few of the great stories of the game along the way. We’ll also cover some of the sport’s current challenges and opportunities, including player concussions and the rise of fantasy football.
Location: Village on the Isle, 920 Tamiami Trail South, Venice, FL 34285... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 941-486-5492

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Thursday, February 22, 2018, 9:30-11:30 am (9:30 reception, 10:00 program)
The United Nations
Join Active Minds for a look at the United Nations. We will examine the origins and history of the U.N. as well as its current and future role in the world.
Location: Village on the Isle, 920 Tamiami Trail South, Venice, FL 34285... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 941-486-5492

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Thursday, March 22, 2018, 9:30-11:30 am (9:30 reception, 10:00 program)
Saudi Arabia
With over 20% of the world's proven oil reserves, Saudi Arabia continues to be important to the global economy. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of this complex nation.  We will cover Saudi history, the recent generational transition of power in the Saudi Royal family, and the complicated role played by the Wahhabi school of Sunni Islamic thought in the country and the region.
Location: Village on the Isle, 920 Tamiami Trail South, Venice, FL 34285... map
Cost: Free
RSVP: 941-486-5492

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