MOFAC to honor alumni artists in exhibition
AVON PARK - South Florida State College art program alumni will be featured in "Coming Home: SFSC Alumni Exhibition 2," Wednesday through Oct. 31 at the SFSC Museum of Florida Art and Culture.
This exhibition presents artwork by SFSC alumni. Artists featured will be Katie Jane Altvater, Whitney Broadaway, Carolyn Colby, Max Gooding, Keith Goodson, Crystal Martinez, Allen McPherson, Quinn Miller, Lori Roulette, Misti Rucks, Grant Roberts, Adam Singletary, Chase Smith, Neva Baird and Laura Wolfe.
In honor of Alumni Day at SFSC, a special SFSC Alumni Artist program will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 17 in Building G, Room 101. Alumni artists will discuss their work and recent accomplishments. A reception will follow.
MOFAC is open to the public 12:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and by appointment for group tours. The SFSC Artist Series begins Nov. 26 and the Matinee Series begins Jan. 7.
For more information or to request a tour, contact Mollie Doctrow at 784-7240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Speaker to discuss ancient Mayaimis people
AVON PARK - The Kissimmee Valley Archaeological and Historic Conservancy's Speaker Series will present Butch Wilson, director of the Clewiston Museum, at 7 p.m. Thursday in Building B, Room 101 at the South Florida State College.
Wilson will present the program, "Mayaimis People of Lake Okeechobee." The public is invited at no cost.
The Mayaimis people were part of the Glades Culture, which existed from 500 B.C. until shortly after European contact and inhabited the Lake Okeechobee and Kissimmee Valley regions.
Wilson will review several of the archaeological digs around Lake Okeechobee, display artifacts and recall some of the tall tales about these ancient people. He recounts information from prehistoric days to the terrible 1926 and 1928 hurricanes that wrought havoc and death to the Glades residents living around the lake.
For information, contact Alayne Busch at 699-1042 or email@example.com.
Information session for pre-engineering students
AVON PARK - South Florida State College will hold a pre-engineering information session 5-7 p.m. Thursday in Room 138/150 of the Dr. Norman L. Stephens Jr. Health and Science Education Center.
SFSC math and science faculty and advisers will speak about the mathematics and sciences courses available to pre-engineering students who wish to complete their first two years of college at SFSC.
Pre-engineering students, prospective students and their parents are invited. For information, call 784-7326.