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May 2017

$30


TBHC/OLLI: Exploring Tampa Bay’s History

May 24 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

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Every week until May 24, 2017

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…

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$30


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

May 31 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

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Every week until June 14, 2017

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.…

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June 2017

$230


History Adventure Camp: American Girl

June 5 @ 9:00 amJune 9 @ 4:00 pm

This summer, peek into the past with your favorite dolls! Crafts, gallery experiences and a special tea party await you as each day brings new adventures with Gabriela McBride, Maryellen Larkin and Samantha. Ride the streetcar to explore Ybor City as it was during Samantha’s time. American Girl Dolls not required for participation. Camps are open to ages 7-11 and…

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$20


Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

June 10 @ 10:00 am11:30 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…

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$230


History Adventure Camp: American Girl

June 12 @ 9:00 amJune 16 @ 4:00 pm

This summer, peek into the past with your favorite dolls! Crafts, gallery experiences and a special tea party await you as each day brings new adventures with Gabriela McBride, Maryellen Larkin and Samantha. Ride the streetcar to explore Ybor City as it was during Samantha’s time. American Girl Dolls not required for participation. History Adventure Camps are open to ages…

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$10


Tap Talks: Jai Alai India Pale Ale

June 20 @ 6:30 pm7:30 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…

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$230


History Adventure Camp: Archaeology Mysteries

June 26 @ 9:00 amJune 30 @ 4:00 pm

Dig in to Florida’s past when wooly mammoths roamed free. Get your hands dirty as archaeologists show you how to use prehistoric tools and uncover what life was like for Florida’s very first people! Visit historic Ybor City to find out how immigrants lived 100 years ago. Camps are open to ages 7-11 and may include arts & crafts, Tampa…

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July 2017

$230


History Adventure Camp: Pirates & Explorers

July 10 @ 9:00 amJuly 14 @ 4:00 pm

Ahoy, mateys! Climb aboard and use your navigation skills to reveal the truth about Jose Gaspar, the Gasparilla legend and Captain Panfilo Narvaez, the real-life, one eyed explorer of Tampa Bay. Join us for games and crafts as professional archaeologists help you solve mysteries of sunken ships! Discover sea creatures on a visit to the Florida Aquarium. Camps are open…

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$10


Tap Talks: Maduro Brown Ale

July 18 @ 6:30 pm8:30 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.

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$230


History Adventure Camps: Museum Makerspace

July 24 @ 9:00 amJuly 28 @ 4:00 pm

Imagine, create and build amazing projects with your friends – Lego building challenges and designing your own pirate sloop Prepare for a week of hands-on fun including STEAM activities. Campers will create an exhibit that parents can visit Friday afternoon. Camps are open to ages 7-11 and may include arts & crafts, Tampa streetcar ride, field trip to a nearby…

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