2024 Upcoming Events

Events, membership meeting, and class information are listed below. 

 

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April 27, 2024: WWII, Living History Event, 10 am - 4 pm

Field Trip Day, Friday, Apr. 26 (9am-1pm) 

 2024 WW2 Living History Event April

  • April 27, 2024: WWII, Living History Event, 10 am - 4 pm
  • Field trip day, Friday, Apr. 26 (9am-1pm) 

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Presenter, Eliot Kleinberg spent more than four decades as a reporter, including more than 33 years at The Palm Beach Post. In addition to covering local news, he wrote extensively about Florida and its history. He produced two history columns and more than a dozen books about the state. He also runs a blog on bad writing and how to fix it called “Something Went Horribly Wrong”.

  • Presentation: War in Paradise: World War II in Florida
  • April 27, 2024, 1 pm
  • Main Building, Dr Lockey Room
In the first weeks after Pearl Harbor pulled America into a two-front war, Germany’s U-Boats worked with immunity. Off Florida alone, they sank 24 ships. Some of Florida’s very features that attracted tourists made it a logical place for Florida as well. The state, a strategic asset for its geography and climate, became an armed camp. Hotels turned into barracks, and hospitals, bases and airfields increased from 8 to 172 by 1943. The sleepy southern state became one of the nation’s hotspots, and Florida would never be the same.

Program Length: 60 Minutes

 

Pre-registration required for Field Trip Day

Lesson plans available in pre-registration form

Next Generation Sunshine State Standards
SS.4.A.1.1: Analyze primary and secondary resources to identify significant individuals and events throughout Florida history.

SS.4.A.8.1: Identify Florida's role in the Civil Rights Movement.

SS.912.A.1.2: Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to identify author, historical significance, audience, and authenticity to understand a historical period.

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Classes: 
 

Introduction to Weaving
This class is an introduction to weaving with an emphasis on multi-harness looms. In this class you will prepare a table loom and weave a sampler on it. As you make the sampler you will learn the parts of a loom and their functions. Other topics include weaving terms and tools. Other types of looms will also be discussed. All tools, yarn and looms are provided for this introductory class.

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER, at least, 3 DAYS IN ADVANCE: Please Contact Marilynn Ory (405)-250-5473 voice or text.

Class fees are $25 for the first class and $20 for follow-on classes.

 
2024 - June 8, July 13, Aug 10 and Sept 21
 

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Pioneer Quilt Guild Meeting
The first Tuesday of every month starts at 6 pm.
Main Building of the Pioneer Florida Museum in the Lockey Room

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Please wash or sanitize your hands often. The museum frequently sanitizes common areas and has hand sanitizer available. If you are sick, please stay home. The health and safety of our staff, guests and volunteers is our highest priority. 

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