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Mar
13
Wed
Solving the Climate Challenge
Mar 13 @ 1:00 PM
Solving the Climate Challenge @ Villages Library | The Villages | Florida | United States

Villages Environmental Discussions Group will host Steve Hendrickson of Citizens Climate Lobby. He will present the steps to Climate Change through the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act H.R. 763.

Abundant Health Naturally
Mar 13 @ 6:00 PM
Abundant Health Naturally @ Laurel Manor Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

Abundant Health Naturally meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM at Laurel Manor Recreation Center in the Monroe and Madison Rooms. We have Guest Speakers and Video presentations of interest to those who wish to feel and look better through natural means, as we age.

This week we will have Arthur Schyler, M.D. who has an office in The Villages area and also in New Port Richey, FL. You will be able to hear about the various techniques he offers to improve our lives as we age. You will be able to ask questions. Call 419-340-0555 for more information.

Mar
14
Thu
Billiards Beginner Basics for Women
Mar 14 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Billiards Beginner Basics for Women @ Canal Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

Great for women wanting to learn the basics of playing pool.

Intro to The game of Billiards 51/101
Mar 14 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Intro to The game of Billiards 51/101 @ Moyer Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

Want to learn a new billiards game? Find out how to play this popular variation of billiards.

Learning How to Bank
Mar 14 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Learning How to Bank @ Odell Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

Learn how you can master bank shots using the diamonds on the tables.

The Importance of Cue Maintenance & How to Do It.
Mar 14 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
The Importance of Cue Maintenance & How to Do It. @ Truman Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

Don’t know how to care for your cue stick? Come find out the why & how.

The Villages Fearless Caregiver Conference
Mar 14 @ 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
The Villages Fearless Caregiver Conference @ Village View Community Church | Summerfield | Florida | United States

Complimentary event for family caregivers to help find the support and advice needed as they care for their loved ones. Leading legal, financial, and social service experts on hand to answer questions posed by caregivers in attendance. Held 9:00am – 12:30pm on March 14 at the Village View Community Church, 8585 SE 147 Place, Summerfield, FL 34491. Valuable raffles and door prizes. To register: 877-829-2734 or online at caregiver.com.

BCA Rules for 8 & 9 Ball
Mar 14 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
BCA Rules for 8 & 9 Ball @ Truman Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

Learn the basic rules or get your rules questions answered by CSI Official.

Mar
15
Fri
Intro to the VBC Friday 8 Ball League
Mar 15 @ 9:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Intro to the VBC Friday 8 Ball League @ Allamanda Recreation Center  | The Villages | Florida | United States

Experience the format of largest league in The Villages.

M’s 8 Ball Tourey for Novice Players
Mar 15 @ 9:00 AM – 9:00 AM
M's 8 Ball Tourey for Novice Players @ Captiva Recreation Center (moved from Coconut Cove) | Wildwood | Florida | United States

M’s 8 ball for novice players.

W’s 8 Ball Tourney for Novice Players
Mar 15 @ 9:00 AM – 9:00 AM
W's 8 Ball Tourney for Novice Players @ Odell Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

Never played in a tourney before and want to give it a try for fun?

Breaking 8 & 9 Ball for Beginners
Mar 15 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Breaking 8 & 9 Ball for Beginners @ Truman Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

Learn important tips on how to improve your break.

Mar
19
Tue
The Love of a Pet
Mar 19 @ 2:00 PM
The Love of a Pet @ Lady Lake Library | Lady Lake | Florida | United States

What you need to know when it is time to say goodbye to your fur-ever friend. Presented by Mr. Don Landy.

Mar
30
Sat
Orangutan Foundation International – Starring IMAX Born to be Wild Dr Galdikas
Mar 30 – Mar 31 all-day
Orangutan Foundation International - Starring IMAX Born to be Wild Dr Galdikas @ Lecture with Dr Birute' Mary Galdikas | The Villages | Florida | United States

Tickets available for a lecture by Dr Galdikas – you may have seen her in the IMAX documentary “Born to Be Wild”, as well as numerous times on the cover of National Geographics. Come hear her fascinating stories of her 45 plus years in the rain forest of Borneo – listen to her discuss rain forest conservation, her eco tours, Orangutan rehabilitation and rescue, reseeding and planting projects as well as her animal release programs. Order tickets now at Orangutan.org – events tab….100% of proceeds go to the Orangutan Foundation – sandwiches and light refreshments will be served. $50 or VIP tickets $150

Mar
31
Sun
FREE YOUR VOICE Workshop
Mar 31 all-day
FREE YOUR VOICE Workshop @ Private Home in the Villages,  | The Villages | Florida | United States

This Free Your Voice Workshop counts as the BEST experience I’ve had since moving to The Villages, Mick and Tess have such skill,
talent, and sensitivity”

” I’m still smiling from my heart from the awe of this Free Your Voice Workshop”

“FREE YOUR VOICE”
BREAKTHROUGH
SINGING WORKSHOP

Sunday, March 31, ~ 1:00pm-6:00pm
Fee ~ $55

This extraordinary workshop will take you beyond what you think is possible. Come let your spirits fly and feel more freedom. Join us for this unique and uplifting experiential workshop: where we offer a myriad of fun and unique modalities including group singing, therapeutic music, sound healing and dynamic voice/body movement exercises, in a safe and nurturing space. More surprises in the day.
Come let go into your fully expressed authentic voice, lighten up and feel more freedom.
And it’s so much fun.

Snacks will be provided!

CIICK HERE TO REGISTER AND PAY FOR MARCH 31

AFTER YOU REGISTER, LOGISTICS AND DETAILS
WILL BE SENT BY EMAIL.

IF YOU WANT TO PAY BY CHECK
MAKE CHECK MADE OUT TO
Teresa Pulver
and mail to
1820 Palo Alto Ave.
The Villages, FL 32159

SPACE IS LIMITED!!

Breakthrough Singing has offered programs around the country for 23 years. Now they are offering their profound work in The Villages.
Facilitators, MICK AND TESS PULVER
will take you on a profound liberating journey deep into yourself using the power of your authentic voice.

FIND OUT MORE
www.bigembrace.com

805-450-1736
EMAIL: info@bigembrace.com
WEB: www.bigembrace.com
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Apr
3
Wed
Monthly Meeting
Apr 3 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Monthly Meeting @ The Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group in The Villages | The Villages | Florida | United States

Dr. Patrick Acevedo, medical oncologist, of Florida Cancer Specialists will speak on the latest developments in medically treating prostate cancer.

Apr
10
Wed
Villages Environmental Discussions Group
Apr 10 @ 1:00 PM
Villages Environmental Discussions Group @ Lorraine Jacobson | The Villages | Florida | United States

Villages Environmental Discussions Group (VEDG)
When: Wednesday, April 10 @ 1:00 p.m.
Where: Villages Library, 325 Belvedere Blvd, The Villages, FL. 32162

Ryan Armstrong manages Bargains and Blessings, the resale store of Helping Hands Ministry. He will present his role in the environment through the history of Helping Hands and Bargains & Blessings, hopes for the future, and how to help.

Residents and non-residents welcome, no fees or dues. Like our Facebook page, Villages Environmental Discussions Group

Questions? Contact Lorraine Jacobson 701-680-1523 or raivedg@gmail.com

Apr
12
Fri
Author Mark Muncy Come listen to Mark shares his adventures that led to his latest book, “Freaky Florida”.
Apr 12 @ 6:30 PM
Author Mark Muncy Come listen to Mark shares his adventures that led to his latest book, "Freaky Florida". @ Chula Vista Recreation Center | Lady Lake | Florida | United States

Ghost Stories has announced that Mark Muncy, who has written numerous short fiction and essays for various publications, will be the guest speaker on April 12th in Chula Vista Recreation Center.

As the creator of Hellview Cemetery in St. Petersburg he has studied the legends, lore and paranormal in Florida quite extensively. When the city of St. Petersburg banned Hellview Cemetery for being too scary, he devoted himself to preserving the lore behind the legendary haunted house in book form.

Inspired by the numerous folk tales, legends and lore of his home state of Florida, Mark set out with his fiancé, illustrator Kari Schultz, to explore the myths of the Sunshine State.

Come listen to Mark speak about his investigative adventures that led to his latest books, “Eerie Florida” and “Freaky Florida”.

Apr
23
Tue
Cornerstone Hospice Health & Wellness Expo
Apr 23 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cornerstone Hospice Health & Wellness Expo @ Hope Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall | The Villages | Florida | United States

Meet local healthcare and wellness providers and get health screenings. Enjoy light refreshments and door prizes.

Operation S.A.F.E. for Deaf Villagers
Apr 23 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Operation S.A.F.E. for Deaf Villagers @ Churchill Street Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

The Villages Deaf Senior Citizens, in partnership with Florida Department of Financial Services, will host a free Operation S.A.F.E. workshop for the #Deaf Villagers, their families and caregivers, on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. American Sign Language Interpreters will be provided. See the flyer for more info. Please RSVP.

Apr
24
Wed
Big Brother Big Sister Mentor Information Orientation
Apr 24 all-day
Big Brother Big Sister Mentor Information Orientation @ Belvedere o | The Villages | Florida | United States

You come and learn about being a mentor to a child at risk. As little as 4 hours a month can literally change a child’s life forever. This is free and there is no obligation and please bring a friend.
Call Karen at 727-480-8381 with any questions.
Here is to changing the life of one child at a time.

Thank you,
Karen Kampel
Big Brother Big Sister
Director of Partnerships for Sumter County and The Villages

Apr
25
Thu
Monthly Support Meeting
Apr 25 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Esophageal Cancer/Barrett’s Esophagus Support Group: Meets the fourth Thursday of each month and this month will feature guest Dr. Acevedo, Oncologist of Florida Cancer Specialists. RSVP to 248-736-6645 or traz1275@hotmail.com.

Apr
26
Fri
UF Health Free Community Seminar Series — A better quality of life
Apr 26 @ 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
UF Health Free Community Seminar Series — A better quality of life @ The Waterfront Inn | The Villages | Florida | United States

9 – 10 a.m. — Seminar & breakfast

Conversations about erectile dysfunction and male urinary incontinence.
It’s not a topic most men want to discuss, yet an open conversation is the first step to finding a solution for erectile dysfunction or male urinary incontinence. Join Larry Yeung, MD for breakfast as he discusses how no two men are alike and treatment depends on the cause of the problem. It’s important to find a doctor who specializes in men’s health to give you the support and solutions you need.

Speaker:
Larry Yeung, MD
UF Health Urology

1 – 2 p.m. — Seminar & refreshments

Limited by arthritis pain?
Are you suffering from arthritis pain or stiffness? Although there is no cure for arthritis, there are many ways to manage pain and help you stay active. Join Stephanie Giammittorio, DO for afternoon refreshments as she discusses arthritis prevention, management and treatment options. There is hope for a life without limits.

Speaker:
Stephanie Giammittorio, DO
UF Health Orthopaedics – Villages

Registration is required; please visit our events page or call 352.733.0000 to register

FREE “50PlusPrime” Screening with Sam Donaldson and Phil Jones
Apr 26 @ 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
FREE “50PlusPrime” Screening with Sam Donaldson and Phil Jones @ Moffitt Cancer Center, Stabile Research Building, Couch Auditorium | Tampa | Florida | United States

Moffitt Cancer Center is hosting a free film screening with Sam Donaldson and Phil Jones. They were recently featured on the TV show “50PlusPrime” talking about their storied journalism careers with ABC News and CBS News, cancer journeys and advocacy for Moffitt Cancer Center. Join Sam and Phil April 26 for a free screening and Q&A with the audience. Refreshments will be served.

May
1
Wed
Monthly Meeting
May 1 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Monthly Meeting @ The Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group in The Villages | The Villages | Florida | United States

Drs Catherine Keller and Tony Mkpolulu of Lake Medical Imaging will speak on the role of multi-parametric MRI’s in detecting prostate cancer.

May
2
Thu
Community Holocaust Remembrance Commemoration
May 2 @ 4:00 PM
Community Holocaust Remembrance Commemoration @ St. Timothy’s Catholic Church | Lady Lake | Florida | United States

TriCounty Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration for Yom Hashoah. This annual event includes a re-enactment of the Nuremberg Trials after 70 years; Candlelighting with Survivors, , Liberators, Second Generation and Educators, Awards for Holocaust Writing Competition plus a special performance by Villages POPs Chorus. Doors open at 3:00 PM, Program starts promptly at 4:00 PM.

May
8
Wed
Lightning Tips for Villagers
May 8 @ 1:00 PM

Lee Hathaway and Bob Freeman, retired electrical engineer and fire protection consultant, will present on Lightning Tips for Villagers. Learn more about lightning and how to protect yourself and your property.

May
9
Thu
Baha’i Study Group
May 9 @ 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Baha'i Study Group @ Truman Recreation Center | The Villages | Florida | United States

Thriving through our Differences
The Baha’i Study Group will discuss how to appreciate and thrive through our differences in light of the spiritual reality that we are all part of one global family. As Baha’u’llah, Prophet-Founder of the Baha’i Faith stated, “The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens.”
Join us every 2nd Thursday of the month at Truman Rec Center from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. All Villagers welcome. For more information call Jacquie at 704-451-9886 or visit our website: bahaisofsumtercounty.com

May
22
Wed
Steps to Business Ownership
May 22 @ 9:00 AM
Steps to Business Ownership @ The Villages Library at Pinellas Plaza | Wildwood | Florida | United States

Want to start your own business? Not sure what it takes or where to begin? Perhaps your retired and wondering how to turn your passion into a business. Let SCORE guide you in the right direction.

SCORE is offering a 3-session workshop series spread over 3 weeks. Each workshop is interactive with examples, and supporting resources.

Presenters are seasoned business people who want to see you succeed. SCORE mentors will attend and be available to work with you for free outside of class.

Jun
10
Mon
5th Edition of International Conference on Polymer Science and Technology
Jun 10 all-day
5th Edition of International Conference on Polymer Science and Technology @ Golden Tulip Berlin - Hotel Hamburg | Berlin | Berlin | Germany

Euroscicon Ltd invites all the participants from all over the world to attend ‘5th International conference on Polymer Science and Technology’ during June 10-11, 2019 in Berlin, Germany, which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral Talks, Poster Presentations and Exhibitions.
Polymer Congress 2019 involves the tracks like Polymer Science -the Future, Polymers in Industries, Polymer Material Science, Polymer Engineering, Polymer Nanotechnology, Polymer Chemistry, Composite Polymeric Material, Advanced polymers, Role of Polymers in biology and biological systems, Polymer Physics, Bioplastics and Biopolymers, Applications of Polymer materials.

For more info: https://polymerscience.euroscicon.com/

Sep
25
Wed
Author Tim Dorsey talk & book signing
Sep 25 @ 2:00 PM
Author Tim Dorsey talk & book signing @ Lady Lake Public Library | Lady Lake | Florida | United States

The Lady Lake Library & Friends of Lady Lake Library presents Author Tim Dorsey talk & book signing.This event is free and open to the public. Books do not have to be purchased at the event to be signed.

Nov
4
Mon
3rd International conference on Mental Health & Psychiatry
Nov 4 all-day
3rd International conference on Mental Health & Psychiatry @ DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - North Shore Conference Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States

The EuroSciCon is delighted in inviting all the participants from all over the world to attend 3rd International conference on Mental Health & Psychiatry during November 04-05, 2019 at Chicago, USA. The theme of the conference is based on “Challenges in Mental Illness & development of integrated mental health services”. The conference will provide an international platform to all the researchers to discuss present and future challenges in various kinds of mental health issues, psychiatric and psychology disorders & its related problems. World-leading health professionals, clinicians, scientists and researchers will display practical, clinical and cutting-edge techniques based upon widely accepted evidence and will present new and emerging research