Adult Program Events

Adult Program Events

  • TBHC/OLLI: Exploring Tampa Bay’s History

    May 24, 2017 10:00 am

    Hear some of the fascinating stories of Tampa Bay commemorating the centennial of World War I and disclosing the neglected role of African Americans in the area. History Center docent Jim Weiss will survey the city of Tampa’s history and examine the African American experience. Renowned Florida historian, Gary Mormino, will address how World War I shook the foundations of …

  • TBHC/OLLI Course: Florida’s Fantastic Artifacts and the Science of Archaeology

    May 31, 2017 10:00 am

    Archaeologists uncover ancient artifacts made by people long ago, but only through research can we learn how these first Floridians lived and who they were.

    Led by experts from the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN), you’ll learn about archaeological sites in the area, see real artifacts up close and discover what life in Florida was like thousands of years ago. $30.

    Registration via USF/OLLI. Click here to visit their site.

  • Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

    Jun 10, 2017 10:00 am

    Join the History Center for a guided tour of historic Ybor City. This 90-minute walking tour is led by a History Center-trained docent and focuses on the founding and development of Ybor City in the late 19th century early 20th century. You’ll tour Tampa’s only National Historic Landmark District and learn about the people, social life and work culture of …

  • Tap Talks: Jai Alai India Pale Ale

    Jun 20, 2017 6:30 pm

    Before the Bucs, Jai-Alai was Tampa’s high-flying professional sports franchise. Get a front-row look a time when Jai-Alai, wrestling and spring training dominated Tampa’s sports landscape. Tap Talks feature History Center Curator, Rodney Kite-Powell, and Cigar City Brewing’s El Lector, Neil Callaghan, for a look at the history behind the brew. $10 includes the presentation and a pint of Jai …

  • Tap Talks: Maduro Brown Ale

    Jul 18, 2017 6:30 pm

    Tap Talks feature History Center Curator, Rodney Kite-Powell, and Cigar City Brewing’s El Lector, Neil Callaghan, for a look at the history behind the brew.

  • Tap Talks: Invasion Pale Ale

    Aug 15, 2017 8:00 am

    Was Jose Gaspar real, or just Tampa’s biggest urban legend? Uncover the truth behind Tampa’s pirate preoccupation and learn about Florida’s real-life pirates and explorers. Tap Talks feature History Center Curator, Rodney Kite-Powell, and Cigar City Brewing’s El Lector, Neil Callaghan, for a look at the history behind the brew. $10 includes the presentation and a pint of Invasion American …