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Stalwart Florida Cracker, Martha Jane Pacetti, tells of her early struggles living in the primitive Florida of the 1800’s. Throughout the years Martha encountered fascinating Florida pioneers, from struggling working men to millionaires from the north seeking a tropical paradise. Martha Jane lived many adventures both tragic and amusing in rugged early Florida and she just loves to talk about it all.
Join Alycyn Culbertson, expert gardener with 20 year’s experience in gardening for butterflies, to explore what plants will draw and keep butterflies in to your garden. Participants will receive information on top nectar plants that thrive in our local climate, host plants and their corresponding butterfly species. Presentation will feature extraordinary photos that capture the natural beauty of our own back yards.
Is life giving you lemons? Come join Nancy Stampahar, also known as “The LemonAID Lady,” for a fun, interactive lecture on how to become more receptive and resilient to adversity and change. You will leave armed with powerful techniques that can motivate anyone to make lemonade out of lemons in no time at all.
Learn the story of Elvis Presley, the Memphis teenager whose talent, looks, and sex appeal started to get the world all shook up in the 1950s. An unknown truck driver in mid-1954, within two years Presley had become one of the world’s most famous entertainers. Although the superstar lived a short life, his influence lives on through generations of fans.
Although it’s been half a century since Beatlemania was born, generation after generation of fans continue to keep the Beatles on the top of nearly every musical poll. But how, in just a few years’ time, did four musically untrained teenagers evolve into the most popular rock n’ roll group of all time? In this presentation on the life and times of the Beatles, guests will recall the magic and mystery behind the Beatles’ fame and lasting influence; from all-night shows in Hamburg bars to lunchtime sessions in a converted Liverpool warehouse to landmark performances on England’s Royal Variety Performance and America’s Ed Sullivan Show and learn how their own lives changed thanks to the Beatles’ influence on music, fashion, film, youth… and the world.