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Collier Museum at Government Center

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3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
(239) 252-8476

May 2017

Local Authors, Local History: Remembering Naples Through the Works and Lives of Peter and Maria Stone

May 3, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Local historians Peter and Maria Stone wrote and published nine books detailing the vast history and culture of Collier County. Join us for the next installment of our Local Authors, Local History Lecture Series as Curator of Education Joy Murphy examines the works and lives of the Stones and their contributions to Collier County. Wednesday,…

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Lecture: Lila Zuck

May 31, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Local author Lila Zuck will speak about her three books and their inspirations: "Naples' Oldest Tradition, Swamp Buggy Days" "Naples, A Second Paradise, the History of Naples, Florida" "Glimpses of Inspiration, an Anthology of Early Local Poetry with Historical Notes" About Lila Zuck: "I am a native Floridian and have lived in Florida for almost 50 years,…

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June 2017

Lecture: Loop Road: Why, Where, and When

June 14, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Shrouded in more mystery than a morning everglades mist, the loop road stands as one of the most misunderstood roads in all of Florida. Beginning with the fact that most maps didn’t even feel the need to include it at all, the Loop Road continues to baffle. Cesar Becerra will tell first of the tale…

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July 2017

Mosquito Control: Then and Now

July 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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When the Collier Mosquito Control District (CMCD) was founded in 1950, it served an area of only 6 square miles. Today, CMCD serves more than 400 square miles and is armed with science and technology in the battle against the deadliest creature on earth. But how did Southwest Florida residents endure swarms of blood-thirsty mosquitoes…

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August 2017

Living with Panthers

August 16, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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With an increase in both human and panther populations in Southwest Florida, it is now more important than ever to understand how to minimize negative interactions. Jayne Johnston, Panther Outreach Specialist for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), is an expert on the FWC initiative “Living with Panthers.” In this engaging presentation, she will…

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Museum Nights: Moonshine Over Naples

August 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Featuring ~Short Film "Naples On The Gulp"~ A brief look at the history of moonshining in Naples ~Craft Beer tasting and information from Bone Hook Brewing~ Click here for more info about Bone Hook Brewing Co. ~Live Music from Lakeland's Sour Mash Swingtet~ $15/person; FREE for members of the Friends of Collier County Museums. Ticket…

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October 2017

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Lecture: Naples Beach Homes – Cottages, Castles, and the Families That Built Them

October 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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EVER WONDER ABOUT THE HOMES AND FAMILIES RIGHT ON NAPLES BEACH? Naples residents Robert and Carole Leher have just published their coffee table book, NAPLES BEACH HOMES: COTTAGES, CASTLES, AND THE FAMILIES THAT BUILT THEM.  The Lehers have spent the past three years talking with homeowners, gathering their stories about living on the beach. If…

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Museum Nights: Mullet Mania

October 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Featuring ~History of Mullet Fishing in Naples~ ~Smoked Mullet~ ~Craft Beer tasting from Bone Hook Brewing~ Click here for more info about Bone Hook Brewing Co. ~Live Music from The Hatley Band~ $15/person; FREE for members of the Friends of Collier County Museums. Ticket purchase at the door; limited seating, RSVP highly recommended. All proceeds…

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November 2017

Seminole Canoe

Seminole Canoes: The Story of a People

November 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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The Seminoles have always been connected to the water in various ways. Since the 1850’s they have predominately resided in the Everglades and depended on canoes for their livelihood. Learn the history of the Seminole Dugout Canoe through their present day importance. Presented by Pedro Zepeda. About the Speaker Jayne Johnston Jayne Johnston is the…

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Opening Celebration: “A Heart for Alligators – a retrospective of the art of Jürg ‘George’ Furrer

November 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Join us for a FREE opening celebration for the exhibit "A Heart for Alligators - a retrospective of the art of Jürg ‘George’ Furrer," on display in the newly-renovated George Rogers Art Studio at Collier Museum at Government Center. This exhibit was originally scheduled to open at Museum of the Everglades, but the Museum remains closed due to damages sustained…

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Cattle and Conflict – The History of Cattle Ranching in Florida

November 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Presentation: Cattle and Conflict – The History of Cattle Ranching in Florida Naples, FL – November 15, 2017 - The Southwest Florida Archaeological Society (SWFAS) is pleased to announce a presentation by David Southall on Cattle and Conflict – The History of Cattle Ranching in Florida. The Wednesday November 15, 2017 presentation will be held…

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Old Florida Festival

November 18, 2017 - November 19, 2017
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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An event that the entire family will enjoy, Old Florida Festival features authentic reenactors portraying the last 500 years of Florida’s history, two full days of music & special entertainment, demonstrations, local food vendors, and plenty of fun to go around. Reenactment portrayals include the Calusa, Spanish Conquistadors, Revolutionary War, Seminole Tribe of Florida, the…

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Crock Pot Soap Demonstration

November 29, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Learn how to make natural handmade essential oil soap with Collier County University of Florida IFAS Extension veteran soap makers, Tish Roland, Arielle Pierce, and Jessica Mendes Ryals.  We will teach you a quick and simple process so that you can make beautiful, great smelling handmade soaps of your own at home.  We will provide…

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December 2017

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The History Of Marco Island Development

December 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Hear a first-hand experience on "The History Of Marco Island Development" from Jack Joyce, former dealer for the Mackle Bros development company and key player in the development of Marco Island. Mr. Joyce personally wrote the first two sales contracts for Marco Island and in 1967 rewrote the entire marketing plan for the Island. 

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February 2018

Canning Demonstration with IFAS

February 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Florida’s early settlers were self-reliant and resilient.  In order to survive, they often had to raise their own animals and grow their own crops to feed their families , as well as a source of income.  How did pioneers eat long after harvest season?  Pioneers practiced several types of food preservation to extend the life…

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Race and Change Across Cultures and Generations: Florida Stories

February 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Sponsored in part by the Naples Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.   This multimedia program blends lively cross-cultural stories, research and discussion on coming of age with integration in ethnically diverse Florida in a 21st Century dialogue on race in a non-confrontational way. Drawing on an archive of over…

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March 2018

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SOLD OUT! Curator Conversations: Jonathan Ullman – 2:00 PM

March 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Jonathan Ullman has been building coalitions and organizing activists to restore the Everglades for the Sierra Club for 17 years. He organized a broad-based coalition to build the River of Grass Parkway, a 6.5-mile collection of bridges across Tamiami Trail to restore water flow to Everglades National Park and Florida Bay. His advocacy on the…

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SOLD OUT! Curator Conversations: Jonathan Ullman – 6:00 PM

March 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Jonathan Ullman has been building coalitions and organizing activists to restore the Everglades for the Sierra Club for 17 years. He organized a broad-based coalition to build the River of Grass Parkway, a 6.5-mile collection of bridges across Tamiami Trail to restore water flow to Everglades National Park and Florida Bay. His advocacy on the…

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April 2018

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SWFAS Meeting featuring Hether Walsh-Haney

April 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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The Southwest Florida Archaeological Society will be meeting on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:00 PM.   The meeting will feature a presentation by Heather Walsh-Haney, Associate Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University, on The Science and Art of Reading Bones.   FREE ADMISSION

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Collier County Museums Present Strategic Plan in Public Forum

April 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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The Collier County Museum Division is pleased to present a new five-year organizational strategic plan for public review and commentary. Museum staff will present the draft strategic plan and answer questions from the public on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 5:30 PM in the lecture hall at Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail…

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The 14th Colony – The American Revolution’s Best Kept Secret

April 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Newly recovered military and economic information concerning British intentions during the American Revolution reveal that the South was crucial to the needs of the empire from 1775 on, with East and West Florida playing critical roles in these designs. Presented by Dr. Roger Smith. Dr. Roger Smith received his Ph.D. in Early American History and Atlantic World Studies from the…

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May 2018

Our Stories, Our Voices – Jane Rogers and Ann Rogers Jacobson

May 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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E. George Rogers was a community leader and artist who lived in Naples for nearly forty years. He was a founding member of the Naples Art Association, the First National Bank and Trust Company of Naples, the Collier County Mental Health Association, and the Collier County Historical Society.  He taught art in the public schools…

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June 2018

She Sang Promise

Preschool Program: She Sang Promise

June 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Join the Collier Museum at Government Center for a new preschool program!  This free program is for 2-5 year-olds who have not yet entered kindergarten.  Each one-hour program will focus on learning and play, with a specific topic in mind. This month's program will focus on the book "She Sang Promise" by Jan Godown Annino.…

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Our Stories, Our Voices: Florida Cattle Ranching

June 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Florida has a long, vast history of cattle ranching, beginning with the arrival of Juan Ponce de Leon and the Spanish in the 1520s. The cultivation of the wild Spanish “scrub” cattle eventually led Florida, and particularly South Florida, to become a major supplier of cattle both domestically and internationally. Join us as two generations…

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Family Day: Water Fun

June 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Join us for a fun day of family water activities. Design your own sailboat and race it in our regatta, then see how low you can go with our water limbo. Even the smallest ones will have fun in our kiddie pool!

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July 2018

Our Stories, Our Voices: A Family’s Story

July 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Mary Louise-Martin Hill and Voncile Whitaker are mother and daughter and long-time residents of Collier County. Mrs. Hill moved to Collier County in 1952 where her daughter, Voncile was born. This mother-daughter duo will discuss over 60 years of life as African-Americans living in Collier County. This will include living in the Dupont Community, segregation…

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Homeschool Program: Planting

July 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Collier County Museums and the University of Florida IFAS Extension are pleased to announce a new monthly program, especially for homeschool students.  Join us at Collier Museum at Government Center as we explore the planting and cultivation of crops along with history of food and its uses. This month, our topic will be Planting. We'll…

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Museum Nights: Take Me Out to the Ball Game

July 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Featuring ~Beer, Hot dogs, Popcorn, and Cracker Jack~ ~Stadium Anthems and Traditional Ballpark Music~ ~Fort Myers Miracle Baseball~ ~History of Baseball exhibit from Edison & Ford Winter Estates~ $15/person; includes food and beverage; FREE for members of the Friends of Collier County Museums. Ticket purchase at the door; limited seating, RSVP highly recommended. All proceeds…

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August 2018

Sunny Numbers

Preschool Program: Sunny Numbers

August 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Join the Collier Museum at Government Center for a new preschool program!  This free program is for 2-5 year-olds who have not yet entered kindergarten.  Each one-hour program will focus on learning and play, with a specific topic in mind. This month's program will focus on the book "Sunny Numbers" by Carol Crane.   Space…

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Our Stories, Our Voices: Native Born

August 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Tina Marie Osceola is an enrolled member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and currently serves as a tribal associate judge for her Tribe and owns several small businesses.  Join us to hear this lifelong Naples resident speak about growing up as a Native American in Southwest Florida. Our Stories, Our Voices is a new…

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Homeschool Program: Cultivation

August 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Collier County Museums and the University of Florida IFAS Extension are pleased to announce a new monthly program, especially for homeschool students.  Join us at Collier Museum at Government Center as we explore the planting and cultivation of crops along with history of food and its uses. This month, our topic will be Cultivation. We'll…

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The Lure of Fishing

August 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Fishing is one of the largest sports in the world, and Florida offers many chances for locals and tourists to pursue this popular pastime. Florida features one of the longest coastlines in the country and boasts abundant lakes, rivers, and streams. Its waters teem with more than 600 species of fish. In the early twentieth…

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September 2018

She's Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head

Preschool Program: She’s Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head

September 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Join the Collier Museum at Government Center for a new preschool program!  This free program is for 2-5 year-olds who have not yet entered kindergarten.  Each one-hour program will focus on learning and play, with a specific topic in mind. This month's program will focus on the book "She's Wearing a Dead Bird on Her…

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Cultural Conversations: The Cuban Influence in Southwest Florida

September 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Jacqueline Figueroa was born in Palma Soriano, Santiago de Cuba. She immigrated to the United States with her parents and brother at the age of sixteen. In Miami Florida, she attended Miami-Dade Community College and later the School of Journalism at Florida International University.  Jackie is the vice president of the Southwest Florida Chapter of…

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Homeschool Program: Harvesting

September 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Collier County Museums and the University of Florida IFAS Extension are pleased to announce a new monthly program, especially for homeschool students.  Join us at Collier Museum at Government Center as we explore the planting and cultivation of crops along with history of food and its uses. This month, our topic will be Harvesting. We'll…

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Swamp Buggy Fever!

September 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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The Swamp Buggy Races are a staple in the history of Naples. Join us for a fun evening of food, drink, music, and of course - SWAMP BUGGIES!   Featuring Alligator Bites • Crab Cake "Hush Your Beer" Puppies • Magical Classic Mac Cheesy Grits with Crawfish, Shrimp, & Sausage • Corn Muffins Beer • Soda Antique…

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October 2018

Everglades

Preschool Program: Everglades

October 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Join the Collier Museum at Government Center for a new preschool program!  This free program is for 2-5 year-olds who have not yet entered kindergarten.  Each one-hour program will focus on learning and play, with a specific topic in mind. This month's program will focus on the book "Everglades" by Janice Leotti-Bachem.   Space is…

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Cultural Conversations: The Haitian Influence in Southwest Florida

October 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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For over twenty years, Dr. Arthur Boyer has been a radio social commentator and a columnist. He has published and presented extensively on education, community development, and civic engagement. He is the host of “Dr. Arthur Boyer Live,” a non-profit radio talk show which creates a media platform to magnify the presence, the values, and…

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Homeschool Program: Food Saving

October 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Collier County Museums and the University of Florida IFAS Extension are pleased to announce a new monthly program, especially for homeschool students.  Join us at Collier Museum at Government Center as we explore the planting and cultivation of crops along with history of food and its uses. This month, our topic will be Food Saving.…

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Cultural Conversations: The LatinX Influence in Southwest Florida

October 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Join us for a panel discussion on the various LatinX influences that have played a part in the cultural growth of Southwest Florida. The panel includes Majani Lullein, VP of Anchorage Productions Media; Araceli Gomez, Lolita's Hispanic Family Center; Dr. Miguel A. Rivera Hodges University Chair of Accounting; Paula DiGrigoli, Executive Director NCH Safe &…

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November 2018

My Florida Alphabet

Preschool Program: My Florida Alphabet

November 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Join the Collier Museum at Government Center for a new preschool program!  This free program is for 2-5 year-olds who have not yet entered kindergarten.  Each one-hour program will focus on learning and play, with a specific topic in mind. This month's program will focus on the book "My Florida Alphabet" by Russell W. Johnson…

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Cultural Conversations: The Jewish Influence in Southwest Florida

November 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Maria Berkovich is a former public and corporate accountant who founded The Jewish Historical Society of Southwest Florida with the mission to preserve, protect, and celebrate the contributions by Jews to the history of this region. Along with her husband Alexander, she has produced the Southwest Florida Jewish Pioneers film series and the Naples Oral…

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Captain John Horr – Marco Pioneer

November 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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The Southwest Florida Archaeological Society presents Captain John Horr - Marco Pioneer.   Union Civil War veteran and successful businessman, John F. Horr purchased a "shell mound island" near Caxambas in 1877 to grow pineapples for his wholesale grocery business. A residence was built for him on the island, along with a school for the children of…

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Stories of the Paradise Coast

Stories of the Paradise Coast

November 17, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Unknown, overlooked, untold, or simply forgotten. Until now! Southwest Florida’s hidden treasure of local stories that reveal the depth of culture and breadth of diversity inherent in our community will glitter and shine for two days of family fun November 17 and 18 at the Collier Museum at Government Center. Stories of the Paradise Coast…

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CANCELLED: Homeschool Program: Local Plants

November 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Collier County Museums and the University of Florida IFAS Extension are pleased to announce a new monthly program, especially for homeschool students.  Join us at Collier Museum at Government Center as we explore the planting and cultivation of crops along with history of food and its uses. This month, our topic will be Local Plants.…

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December 2018

Preschool Program: Micco, A Seminole Indian Boy

December 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Join the Collier Museum at Government Center for a new preschool program!  This free program is for 2-5 year-olds who have not yet entered kindergarten.  Each one-hour program will focus on learning and play, with a specific topic in mind. This month's program will focus on the book "Micco, A Seminole Indian Boy" by Vernam…

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Cultural Conversations: The Seminole Influence in Southwest Florida

December 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Dr. Andrew Frank is an ethnohistorian who specializes on the history of the Florida Seminoles and the Native South.   He is currently finishing a book-length manuscript on the history of the Florida Seminoles tentatively entitled Those Who Camp at a Distance: The Seminoles and Indians of Florida. Dr. Frank is currently an Allen Morris Associate…

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Homeschool Program: Plant Medicine

December 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Collier County Museums and the University of Florida IFAS Extension are pleased to announce a new monthly program, especially for homeschool students.  Join us at Collier Museum at Government Center as we explore the planting and cultivation of crops along with history of food and its uses. This month, our topic will be Plant Medicine.…

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January 2019

Preschool Program: Understanding Gullah Culture

January 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Join the Collier Museum at Government Center for a preschool program!  This free program is for 2-5-year-olds who have not yet entered kindergarten.  Each one-hour program will focus on learning and play, with a specific topic in mind. This month’s program will focus on the culture of the Gullah people. Space is limited to 10…

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Homeschool Program: Understanding Micronesian Culture (Part I)

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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This series of homeschool programming will focus on cultural understanding.  In partnership with the Southwest Florida Cultural Alliance, representatives from a variety of cultures living in Southwest Florida will teach students about their culture through music, dance, and a variety of other mediums. This month’s program will focus on the culture of the Micronesian people.…

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Lecture: Snowbirds

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Each year the Collier County population swells by an estimated 20%--this year that will be almost 75,000 additional people--in peak season. Since the times of the ancient Greeks and Romans those who could afford to have traveled seasonally to the seaside for pleasure and healthful benefits. We’ll take a look at the origins of the…

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February 2019

Preschool Program: Understanding Micronesian Culture (Part I)

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112 United States
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Join the Collier Museum at Government Center for a preschool program!  This free program is for 2-5-year-olds who have not yet entered kindergarten.  Each one-hour program will focus on learning and play, with a specific topic in mind. This month’s program will focus on the culture of the Micronesian people. Space is limited to 10…

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