Road Scholar programs through April 2015 are now open for registration.
Road Scholar is a continuing education program for active adults. In Sarasota, Road Scholar is coordinated through the Friendship Centers, and includes a variety of topics: regional studies, birding, art history, opera, theatre, Cuban culture, music appreciation and intergenerational summer programs. A deep discount is offered to local residents not requiring accommodations for the four and five-night programs .
Check out Program #19469 February 8-13 & February 22-27, 2015. It includes:
Florida: Beaches, Shells and Marine Life
Stroll the sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico searching for finds with a naturalist as various forms of marine life wash upon its shores. Visit Mote Marine Aquarium and Laboratory for a look at how sharks and other species figure in current cancer research. Bring water shoes or sneakers for seashell searches on the beach.
Relive the Music of Rodgers and Hart
For almost 20 years Richard Rodgers worked with superb lyricist Lorenz Hart. This legendary team worked to produce songs that are as alive today as when first created for Broadway and Hollywood. Explore their music, lives and relationship.
Florida’s River Ecology: Ride an Airboat
Trace America’s development and the river’s role. interweavin history, culture, politics, economics, and natural science. Experience a narrated excursion on the vital Myakka River at Myakka State Park. Plus these special experiences...
•Visit Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium accredited by Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Customized presentations by Mote staff on research.
•Field trip to park on the Key to search for native coastal plants and various forms of marine life washed upon its shores.
•Explore Florida’s River Ecology riding a giant airboat through the Myakka River. Take a walk on the canopy walkway and weir with a nature guide.
•Enhance your studies by seeing a play at the Asolo Theatre.
You won’t find a better value! Prices start at $949 per adult and include accommodations and all meals. Commuters may attend at a deep discount of $584. Breakfast and accommodations are not included in this pricing option. All participants will have one dinner on their own to enjoy the eclectic restaurants on St. Armands Circle.
Specifically, this program includes:
•5 nights of accommodations
•14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
•8 Expert-led lectures
•5 Field trips
Activity Notes: Walking 1.5-2 miles for four of the six days.
For more information on this or other programs, please contact Lynne Anast, Director of Road Scholar Programs at 941.556.3269 or e-mail email@example.com or visit www.friendshipcenters.org
To register, please contact Road Scholar Participant Services at (877) 426.8056 or click on the banner below.
Coordinated by Friendship Centers