ST. PETERSBURG, FL–The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Eckerd College will host a full day of enriching activities and experiences designed for semi-retired and retired adults who live in the Tampa Bay area on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at the College.
This free, community event will begin at 10:30 a.m. ET in the Dan and Mary Miller Auditorium at Eckerd College with keynote speaker and NPR’s full-time TV critic Eric Deggans. Deggans who is the author of Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation will address “The Future of TV, Social Media and Objective Truth in the Modern World” with a period for questions and answers afterwards. Following the presentation, the community will have the opportunity to meet some of OLLI’s instructors and volunteers from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Meet and Greet session will include a drum circle facilitated by Giving Tree Music and a drop-in art table facilitated by local artist and OLLI instructor Rea Nurmi. The event will conclude with a screening of the National Theatre Live in HD performance of The Book of Dust which is sponsored by Westminster Communities of Florida and WUSF Public Media.
The Mission of OLLI at Eckerd College is to provide affordable, high-quality, noncredit educational programs and experiences, enabling participants to enjoy learning and share cultural and social activities in an interactive and welcoming environment.