Mallory Lykes Dimmitt Lecture and Book Signing
The History Center welcomes Florida Wildlife Corridor team member and conservationist Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, who will share her perspective as the project coordinator for the recently-completed Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition, and as the only female member of the team that trekked 1,000 miles in 100 days to raise awareness for protecting Florida's natural wildlife corridors.
When: Wednesday, May 1, 5:30-7:30
Sunday Fun Day
Bring the kids to the History Center for some Sunday afternoon fun! Families with children of all ages will enjoy spending time together with hands-on activities, games, and family-friendly tours.
When: May 5, 1-4 p.m.
The Circus is Coming to Town
Discover more about Florida’s fascinating circus history and the performers who helped make it happen. Learn about the economics and practices of circus organizations that continue to bring excitement to audiences today. In cooperation with the Ringling Museum of Art’s Circus Museum, this matinee class will bring back childhood circus memories and help you to understand and appreciate new circus delights.
When: May 15, 22 and 29, 1-3 p.m.
Where: TBHC, TECO Hall
Cost: $30 (3 sessions)
Mother's Day at the History Center
Celebrate Mother’s Day with free admission for moms with one paid admission. Enjoy arts and crafts for kids in the Lykes Atrium and a 15% discount in the Museum Store on select items.
Circus! The Photographs of Frederick W. Glasier
May 25-August 4 in the Wayne Thomas Gallery. Opening day on Saturday, May 25 will feature face painting and balloon creations by clowns, Dipsey and Doodle from 12:30-2:30 p.m. and children's crafts in the Atrium.
History Book Group
Review and discussion of material on MacDill Air Force Base, past and present.
When: May 16, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: TBHC classroom
Free and open to the public
Father's Day at the History Center
Celebrate Father’s Day with free admission for dad with one paid admission on Sunday, June 16 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. To commemorate the day, the History Center will offer arts and crafts for kids in the Lykes Atrium and a 15% discount in the Museum Store on select items.
History Adventure Camp - Go Green
Help design our new urban garden! Choose plants the first Floridians used for food and medicine or flowers that attract birds and butterflies. Experience close encounters with Florida’s turtles, make a bird feeder, and start a composting worm farm for our garden.
When: June 17-21
Cost: $175 for the week. Members of the History Center receive a $25 discount. Classes run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, with extended care available for an additional fee. To register, contact the History Center's Education Department at (813) 675-8960 or email email@example.com
History Book Group
When: June 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: TBHC Classroom
Cost: Free and open to the public