Rohan Recreation Center

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Rohan Recreation Center

850 Kristine Way
The Villages, FL 32162 United States
(352) 674-8400
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November 2019

Missileman is a story of intrigue, wonder and discovery as son John Clauson reveals how his father, a stealth government agent managed to maintain a double life while keeping his family safe for fifty years. Take the journey toward discovering the extraordinary life and career of Wallace Clauson through the eyes and research of his son.

LectureSpeakerSpeaker SeriesThe Enrichment Academy

January 2020

What is Florida-Friendly Landscaping? Why is it important to protect the environment throughout The Villages® community? Join us for the third workshop in a series designed to inform residents of environmental stewardship in The Villages Community! Staff and a consultant team will be available to address your questions after the presentation.

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Join NY Times bestselling Author Michael Tougias in an exciting presentation about four lesser known events during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Focusing on the spy planes (based in Orlando), Michael chronicles how these events influenced the prospect of nuclear war. An edge of your seat presentation based on bestselling book Above & Beyond, a deeply researched, gripping account of war heroes brought together during a day that changed history.

LectureSpeakerSpeaker SeriesThe Enrichment Academy

Join JoAnn F. Peterson as she brings Shirley Temple Black to life, regaling humorous and poignant stories. How did the darling of the Silver Screen and world’s #1 box office draw (1935-38) grow up to become an ambassador? Written and performed by Peterson, this entertaining and educational performance captures the personality and experiences of an amazing woman in history.

LectureSpeakerSpeaker SeriesThe Enrichment Academy

The truth revealed! Join celebrated author and historian, Robert Jacob as he shares the real stories of the Pirate of the Caribbean and around the world during the golden ages, 1625-1722. Come aboard for a fascinating look in to the lives and history of the Buccaneers, Blackbeard, Henry Morgan and more.

LectureSpeakerSpeaker SeriesThe Enrichment Academy

Join author and speaker Kathryn Smith in the story of an adventurous and intriguing 20th century woman, Gertrude Sanford Legendre. Henry Shelton Sanford, Legendre’s maternal grandfather founded the city of Sanford, Florida, but her wealth came from her father’s carpet manufacturing business. A life of gilded age privilege, Gertie experienced many opportunities traveling the globe as a big game hunter. During WWII, she worked for the OSS (spy agency), captured by the Nazis in 1944 escaping over the Swiss border shortly before Germany’s surrender. Legendre lived an extraordinary life from 1902-2000, celebrating her 96th birthday in Morocco.

LectureSpeakerSpeaker SeriesThe Enrichment Academy

February 2020

Let the good times roll and the gift of story fill your soul. Join Cheryl Floyd, Speaker/Storyteller for an evening filled with history, stories and music from Cheryl’s Cajun roots. Toes will tap and hands will clap in this lively, entertaining program.

LectureSpeakerSpeaker SeriesThe Enrichment Academy

Reawaken your imagination and spark a new wave of creativity to your photography with professional photographer, Colleen J. Miniuk. Through innovative concepts and methods, Colleen will focus on various techniques to overcome stagnation, tap into your creativity and revive your interest in photography. Reveal a fresh approach and new perspective in more exciting images.

LectureSpeakerSpeaker SeriesThe Enrichment Academy