Conversations at The Crocker Opens 4th Season With the Story of the Myakka River
The Miakka, the Myakka. It’s more than a river as Historical Society members and guests will discover during the season opener of Conversations at The Crocker on Tuesday, October 13 starting at 7 p.m. at the Crocker Memorial Church.
Retired New College director of environmental sciences Jono Miller will lead a conversation on the topic “Myakka, More Than a River,” as he engages in conversation experts John McCarthy, Paula Benshoff and Chris Oliver. In addition, the 14-minute film “Moods of the Miakka” will be shown and discussed.
Conversations are free to all HSOSC members and students. Guests, $10, payable at the door. There will be a members-only reception prior to the Conversation on the back porch of the Bidwell-Wood House starting at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Linda Garcia, Site Manager, (941) 364-9076.
This season’s Conversations. Save the dates!
Tuesday, October 13: Myakka, More Than A River. Jono Miller, John McCarthy, Chris Oliver and Paula Benshoff. Also the 14-minute film “Moods of Miakka.”
Tuesday, November 10: Sarasota Treasures Lost & Preserved. Jeff LaHurd.
Tuesday, January 12: A Fantastic Flock, the history of birds and birding on the Gulf Coast. Presentation by Jean Dubi of Audubon Society.
Tuesday, February 9: The Great Developers Past & Present. Harold Bubil.
Tuesday, March 8: Fascinating Florida. Janet Snyder Mathews and Marion Almay.
Tuesday, April 12: Historical Perspectives Through Local Museums. Curators from small specialty museums talk about the challenges and joys of preserving the history, culture and artifacts of past times.
Our complete Calendar of Events.
Photo Credit: B. Paul Patterson on http://www.sarasota.wateratlas.usf.edu/