#olliboca (13)

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March 5, 2024
Tuesday
March 6, 2024
Wednesday
  • George Washington's Remarkable Trip to Barbados

  • Mar 6, 2024 from 12:30 to 14:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431, (561) 297-3185
  • Description:

    How did a young man's visit to a remote Caribbean island alter the course of American history? George Washington left the mainland only once in his lifetime when he sailed to Barbados in 1751. He accompanied his half-brother Lawrence, who had contrac

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March 7, 2024
Thursday
 
  • E.T., Phone Home! Are We Alone in the Milky Way?

  • Mar 7, 2024 from 15:00 to 16:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431, (561) 297-3185
  • Description:

    Are we alone? It's such a simple yet profound question. And humanity has been asking it for a long time. We keep inching closer to an answer or, at least, a better estimate of the odds. Using the famed Drake Equation, we'll take a step-by-step look a

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March 11, 2024
Monday
March 14, 2024
Thursday
  • Winston Churchill: A Man for All Seasons

  • Mar 14, 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Winston Spencer Churchill (1874-1965), Nobel Prize-winning writer, visionary, artist, family man, orator, and politician extraordinaire, is considered by many to be the greatest statesman of the 20th century. Born in the Victorian Era, he served the

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  • Comedy Taboo? Says Who? (Episode Two)

  • Mar 14, 2024 from 12:30 to 14:00
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Episode two of this nostalgic, visually engaging, and humorous trip down comedy’s Memory Lane includes even more examples of comedy’s so-called controversial “hot potatoes.” How has comedy (both the content and the comedian) shaped and reflected our

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March 15, 2024
Friday
  • Living and Leaving Your Legacy: Living a Life that Matters

  • Mar 15, 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    At one time or another, most of us have asked ourselves these questions: What life lessons have I learned? What do I want to pass along? Am I living my life the way I want people to remember me? What gives my life meaning? Together, we will explore t

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  • OLLI at FAU Glee Club: Let Us Sing! Concert

  • Mar 15, 2024 from 12:30 to 13:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    After weeks of preparation, OLLI at FAU's Glee Club, Let Us Sing!, is excited to present its final performance! Join us to see your fellow patrons as they perform an exciting and eclectic program ranging from Broadway show tunes to 50's hits and even

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March 18, 2024
Monday
  • The History of Wrecking and Shipwreck Salvage in the Florida Keys

  • Mar 18, 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Florida has always been associated with its amazing beaches and shimmering blue coastlines. However, hidden just beneath the waves lie shark-like reefs that have caused shipwrecks since the discovery of Florida in 1513. By the 19th century, the pract

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March 19, 2024
Tuesday
  • Was Israel’s Syrian Policy a Strategic Failure?

  • Mar 19, 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:
    Writing in the "Jerusalem Strategic Tribune," prominent journalist Ehu Yaari underscored that "the survival of the Assad regime, closely allied with Iran, amounts to nothing short of an Israeli strategic failure." By emphasizing potential security th
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