The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum Touts Five Special Events in November & December
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BOCA RATON, Fla. - Floridant -- (Boca Raton, FL – October 24, 2022) The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum (SBRHM) today announced five upcoming special events in November and December. For more information, please visit www.BocaHistory.org, or call 561.395.6766, ext. 100.

Wednesday, November 9, at 6 pm

Town Hall Talk

Afghan Poet Majib Mehrdad


Join us for an evening with Majib Mehrdad, acclaimed Afghan poet, writer, translator and journalist who specializes in English literature and cultural studies. The event starts at 6 pm with check-in and refreshments, and the lecture begins at 6:30 pm. FREE for BRHS members, $10 for guests.

Thursday, November 17, at 2 pm

Town Hall Tea Time

Sally Ling, Florida's History Detective


Meet local writer Sally Ling, author of 15 books, both fiction and nonfiction, including the Randi Brooks mysteries set in Boca Raton. The talk begins at 2 pm. FREE for BRHS members, $10 for guests.

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Tuesday, November 29, at 6 pm

Walk of Recognition

The 2022 Walk of Recognition inductees will be honored at a ceremony and reception held at The Addison, 2 East Camino Real in Boca Raton (33432). This year's inductees include former mayor of both Boca Raton and Palm Beach County Steven Abrams, philanthropists Arline and John McNally, and community garden advocate Lynn Russell. In addition, a special Historic Preservation Award will be presented to The Addison, designed in 1925 by Addison Mizner. Tickets are $85 each and can be purchased by emailing office@bocahistory.org, or by calling 561.395.6766, ext. 101.

Thursday, December 1, at 6 pm

Town Hall Talk

Archeological Findings at Boca Raton


Robert Carr, Executive Director of the Archaeological and Historical  Conservancy, will discuss pre-Columbian archaeology at Ocean Strand and other Boca Raton sites. The event starts at 6 pm with check-in and refreshments, and the lecture begins at 6:30 pm. FREE for BRHS members, $10 for guests.

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Wednesday, December 14, at 6 pm

Town Hall Talk

The Second Seminole War in Palm Beach County


Josh Liller, Historian for the Loxahatchee River Historical Society, and BRHS Curator Susan Gillis will share information on the Second Seminole War (1835-1842) and its impact on what is now Palm Beach County. The event starts at 6 pm with check-in and refreshments, and the lecture begins at 6:30 pm. FREE for BRHS members, $10 for guests.

Currently on exhibit at The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum:

Fifty Years of Collecting

Running through December 2022

Available for Interview:

Mary Csar, Executive Director

Schmidt Boca Raton Historical Museum

561.395.6766 / director@bocahistory.org

Media Contact:

Gary Schweikhart, PR-BS

561.756.4298  /  gary@pr-bs.net

Source: PR by Schweikhart
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