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• Earth Day was created by Senator Gaylord Nelson and it’s still growing strong. I guess if you like trees and breathing… YAY! Orlando celebrates the day with a large event including environmental education exhibitors, presentations, kids games, and more. Central Florida Earth Day is Saturday 10 to 6 at Lake Eola Park. Some people have kids. I know, right? Gah! For those who have them and like them… there’s Kid Fest, a free day of workshops, crafts, food, music and more. Kid Fest is Saturday 12 to 3:30 in the Audubon Park Garden District. My Mom loves Harry Potter and if she could, she would go to the Harry Potter Witches and Wizards Market of Orlando. There she would find … Read More »
• Rollins College associate professor Jana Matthews has spent the last five years teaching students about the real-life historical and literary themes in the famed book and television series with her “Game of Thrones” course. Read More »
• Fifteen students from Rollins College have been picked for the Millennium Fellowship. It’s a leadership program that aims to let students advance United Nations sustainability goals on campus.Rollins College Provost, Dr. Susan Singer and Fellowship student Christina Fuleihan join Intersection to explain what sustainability means to them and how the fellowship works. Read More »
• Before Fred Rogers was a children’s television icon, sporting his trademark sweater and sneakers, he was a music student at Rollins College. Intersection takes the Mr. Rogers walking round the Winter Park Campus.
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• An exhibit documenting both the rise of the Hitler Youth and the indoctrination of one boy, Paul Bayer, who was inducted at age 10 and by 17 was ordered to man an anti-aircraft position in Nuremberg which eventually ended in his death is the topic of The Short Life of Hitler Youth Paul B. The exhibit runs Saturday 8 to 3 at Valencia College Lake Nona Campus. The fictional account of a couple who has come to Lockerbie, Scotland, to honor the anniversary of their son’s death aboard Pan Am Flight 103, destroyed by a terrorist bombing in 1988, is the focus of the play “Women of Lockerbie” running tonight at 8, Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 4 at … Read More »
• The legacy of Anne Frank lives on today at schools around the world which bear her name. Rollins College professor James McLaughlin is embarking on a research project about how her image and meaning are kept alive at these schools. Read More »
• Have you ever walked through the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College? The objects in the museum’s permanent collection date from antiquity to the present day. The works in this installation periodically change and on occasion feature long-term loans in conversation with works from the permanent collection. But act fast. The collection on loan leaves the museum December 2020. For details go to cfam.rollins.edu. An exclusive exhibition of Escher’s work, including personal items, woodblock prints, art and more are on display all weekend at Museum of Art DeLand. For details go to moartdeland.org. Help build and install rows of raised garden beds that will eventually be seeded, weeded, harvested and re-planted by and for the community. Participants will learn … Read More »