The Source : The Newsletter of OLLI at Eckerd College  - January 5, 2018
Discover Cuba!
OLLI Expedition to Havana, Cuba
January 28 thru February 2, 2018

With over six years of leading tours to Cuba, OLLI at Eckerd has developed a depth of experience in curating intimate and meaningful people-to-people exchange.Limited to just fourteen travelers, we will reside in private homes in Havana in accordance with new U.S. travel rules. The trip is curated by Bibi Hidalgo, who assisted the White House with its domestic Cuban-American engagement strategy when relations were normalized in 2014.This six-day, five-night trip is designed to enjoy the unique offerings of Cuban entrepreneurs, artists, intellectuals, and private restaurant owners throughout Havana.For more information including activities, fees, and itinerary, click here
Eckerd College offers many opportunities for the general public to attend on-campus events at no charge. In this space we provide you with the link taking you directly to the campus events calendar, with a full description of what's happening and when. This is an excellent resource for further learning experiences. Click on the "Public Events" heading above for a complete listing of all Eckerd College public events.
Eckerd College International Cinema  
The International Cinema has not yet posted their 2018 schedule. .
Friends of the Library Present
Ann Hood

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Eckerd College - Fox Hall, Hough Center
6 pm Social / 6:30 pm Dinner
$50 per person, proceeds to benefit the Friends of the Library Supplemental Materials Grant Program. The reservation deadline is Jan. 10, so book now!

For more information about this event, or to register, please call 727 864-8336 or email
Ann Hood is the bestselling author of the novels The Book That Matters Most, The Knitting Circle, The Obituary Writer, and The Red Thread. Her memoir Comfort: A Journey Through Grief was chosen as one of the top 10 nonfiction books of 2008 by Entertainment Weekly and was a New York Times editor’s choice. She has received two Pushcart Prizes, two Best American Food Writing Awards, a Best American Spiritual Writing Award and a Best American Travel Writing Award. Her new memoir, Morningstar: Growing Up with Books, was published in August by W.W. Norton.

Class Cancelled

PALM HARBOR: Page 61 - North County Book Discussion Group, Tuesday, Jan. 9 class ONLY is cancelled. Instructor stuck in the snowy North.
ECKERD: Page 28 - Personal Storytelling, Friday, Jan. 26, 10 am - 12 noon.

Price Correction
PALM HARBOR: Page 30 - The Twisted Path to Irish Independence, Starting Feb. 1, correct price is $20, not $40 as shown in catalog.

Room Change
ECKERD: Page 25 - Elon Musk, Jan. 19, Due to the overwhelming popularity of this class, it is being moved from the Spoonbill room to the Sheen Auditorium (ES 100). Watch for signs as you enter the campus directing you to the Sheen. If you thought you couldn't attend, there's room for you now! We're clearing the waiting list and there's a seat for you!
Classes STARTING week of Jan. 8 - 12
Course:  7308EC   Writers Circle - Winter
Instructor:  Brown, Patricia
Location:  Eckerd College - Vaught Family Conference Center at James Center
Date:  9-Jan thru 6-Feb
Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Availability:  Full
Fee:  $5

Course:  7309PH   North County Book Discussion Group
Instructor:  Gaul, Jeannette
Location:   - Centre of Palm Harbor - Building 2
Date:  9-Jan thru 10-Apr - NOTE: Jan 9 class only is cancelled.
Time:  1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Availability:  A few seats available
Fee:  $5

Course:  7511OS1   South County Dine Around Winter 2018
Instructor:  Rickus, Bonnie
Location:  Da Sesto Italiano Ristorante
Date:  10-Jan
Time:  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Availability:  FULL
Fee:  Cost of meal and tip

 Course:  7310EC   The Poets Circle
Instructor:  Vanek, Jack
Location:  Eckerd College - OLLI Lounge
Date:  11-Jan thru 19-Apr
Time:  11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Availability:  A few seats available
Fee:  $5
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