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  1. Florida’s 3 Marjories: Marjorie Carr, Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

    June 21, 2019, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ 1921 Mount Dora

    The Modernism Museum Mount Dora presents our next Dine & Learn: Florida’s 3 Marjories: Marjorie Carr, Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings featuring award-winning writer and historian Leslie Kemp Poole on Friday, June 21st, 2019 at 12:30 PM (luncheon) and 6:30 PM (dinner). The event will take place at 1921 Mount Dora. The cost is $35 for a three-course, prix-fixe menu. Join the Modernism Museum as we study Florida's 3 Marjories. All three women established a legacy of ecological stewardship in Florida. Marjorie Carr created the Florida Defenders of the Environment and organized a movement that stopped the Cross Florida Barge Canal. Marjory Stoneman Douglas is notable for her work establishing the Everglades National Park. Rawlings, who wrote “The Yearling” in 1938, was inspired by her home, which was later restored and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Please call the Modernism Museum at (352) 385-0034 to reserve your spot.

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  2. Frogs and Toads for Florida

    June 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Trout Lake Nature Center

    One of the common sounds for a Florida is the croaking of frogs and toads heralding the advent of rain, their search for mates or declaration of territory. These fascinating amphibians are the upcoming monthly Friday Night Naturalist program titled Frogs and Toads of Florida presented by Mike Cascioli on June 21 at 6 PM. This informative and entertaining program gives an overview of both native and invasive species’ of frogs and toads with their characteristics. You will learn about the impact of invasive species. A special interactive audio portion teaches their distinct sounds and calls which are often heard loud and clear on summer nights. This program is suitable for all ages.

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