Viva Tampa Bay: Florida Archaeology Day
Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)
¡Viva Tampa Bay!
Florida Archaeology Day
Join the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN), the Alliance for Weedon Island Archaeological Research and Education (AWIARE), and the Central Gulf Coast Archaeological Society (CGCAS) for a day of fun and archaeology!
Free activities throughout the day for the whole family including: reenactments, pottery demonstrations, educational activities, artifacts on display, and much more! For more info call Rebecca O’Sullivan at 813.396.2325
WHEN: 10am - 3pm, with special events throughout the day:
9:00 - 10:00 am: OCEAN HOUR CLEANUP with Justin Riney of Expedition Florida 500 and Mother Ocean, Inc. (separate registration required)
11:00 am: MARIA VELASQUEZ - CONQUISTADORA
Written and Performed by Elizabeth Neily
As Maria Velasquez, artist/historian Elizabeth Neily portrays one of the first women to
arrive in Florida in 1528 on the Panfilo de Narváez expedition.
1:00 pm: WEEDON ISLAND CANOE PROJECT - Learn about this ancient canoe during a tour of the conservation lab and AWIARE research station.
For more information please contact (727) 453-6500
Before continuing, we would like to make you aware of our reservation policies. Cancellations - If your class is canceled for any reason you will be notified no less than 24 hours prior to class start. We will provide a full refund for cancellations made by Pinellas County Extension. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process. Payment - We require full payment at time of reservation so be prepared with a credit card to complete this transaction. Refunds - Refunds will be made in the event of a class cancellation or if the registrant requests a refund 24 hours prior to the class time. Reservations - You must be 18 to make a reservation. If you are under 18 and want to attend a class you must register and attend with a parent or guardian.
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.
When & Where
Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center - Pinellas County Extension
Pinellas County Extension at Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center is proud to offer a variety of educational and interpretive programs for the public. The goal of these programs is to empower citizens to make informed decisions about natural and cultural resources. Center programs interpret the natural, cultural and archaeological history of the Preserve in order to demonstrate how the environment and people support and shape each other.
For more information please call (727) 453-6500.
Center Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.