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2021-2022 Harvard Club of Sarasota 

Master List of Events

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

2021

Dec. 10, 2021 (Fri.) 11:45-1:15 pm - Christine Johnson, President, Conservation Foundation of the Gulf CoastLUNCHEON @ Michaels on East, Sarasota

 

2022

Jan 14, 2022 (Fri.) 11:45-1:15 pm - Dr. Jennifer Bencie (MD, MSA) County Health Officer, FL Dept of Health, Manatee County, speaking on regional health initiatives & the Local Public Health Response to the Covid-19 PandemicLUNCHEON @ Michaels on East, Sarasota


​​• Jan. 20, 2022 (Thurs.) 11:45-1:15 pm - Richard Russell, General Director, Sarasota Opera, on "Running an Opera Company During a Pandemic and the Future of the Arts in a Post-COVID World," EXTRA LUNCHEONMichaels on East, Sarasota

 

Jan. 26, 2022 (Wed.) 5:30 -7:00 pm - Happy Hour @ BAVARO'S PIZZA, NAPOLETANA, & PASTARIA, Sarasota

 

​• Feb. 11, 2022 (Fri.) 11:45-1:15 pm - HARVARD-YALE-PRINCETON (HYP) ALUMNI CLUBS' JOINT LUNCHEON CELEBRATION!Michaels on East, Sarasota

​• Feb. 23, 2022 (Wed.) 4:30 -6:00 pm - Happy Hour @ ELEMENT STEAK. SEAFOOD. PASTA. in Sarasota

 

​• Mar. 2, 2022 (Wed.) 1:05 pm ET (game start time) - RED SOX v ORIOLES BASEBALL GAME @ Ed Smith Stadium, Sarasota - SAVE THE DATE - Check Back Soon for Additional Details!!

 

​• Mar. 11, 2022 (Fri.) 11:45-1:15 pm - Mark Pritchett, President & CEO, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, & Jon Thaxton, Former Sarasota County Commissioner and SVP for Community Leadership, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, speaking on "25 Years of Innovation!" LUNCHEON @ Michaels on East, Sarasota
 

​• Mar. 24, 2022 (Thurs.) 5:00-6:30 pm - Happy Hour @ CAFE AMICI, Sarasota
 

Apr. 8, 2022 (Fri.) 11:45-1:15 pm - ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS LUNCHEON with HONORED GUEST SPEAKER:

*HARVARD PROFESSOR  ALI ASANI, AB'77, PhD'84, Harvard University Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, faculty member of the Departments of South Asian Studies and African and African-American Studies, and the 2010-2016 Director of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University, speaking on “Multisensory Religion and Rethinking Islam”

@ Michaels on East, Sarasota

 

​• Apr. 20, 2022 (Wed.) 4:30 -6:00 pm - Happy Hour @ CLASICO ITALIAN CHOPHOUSE, Sarasota

 

Please Visit Us Again Soon for additional event updates! 

 
 

PAST EVENTS 

​​• Dec. 3, 2021 (Fri.) 12:00-3:00 pm ET - (SOLD OUT!) BISHOP MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & NATURE (Bradenton, Florida) Guided Tour, including the museum's brand new DINO-VENTURE exhibit of roaring, breathing dinosaurs, their new MANATEE habitat, and a PLANETARIUM show  - Casual box lunch included!

 

​• Nov. 20, 2021 (Sat.) 12:00 pm ET (game start time) - HARVARD-YALE GAME - Sarasota's Harvard & Yale game viewing party! @ Raffurty's Bar & Grill, Sarasota

 

​• Nov. 12, 2021 (Fri.) 11:45-1:15 pm ET- Christopher Palazzolo, MBA'07/MPA'07, Principal and Head of Responsible Investment at AQR Capital Management speaking on Climate Change and Achieving Net Zero Carbon, LUNCHEON @ Michaels on East, Sarasota

 

​• Nov. 7, 2021 (Sun.) 4:00-7:00 pm ET - 2021 Fall Celebration and Welcome Back Cocktail Party @ The Longboat Key Club, Longboat Key

with HONORED GUEST SPEAKERS:

* BOB SCALISE [MBA'89, Senior Advisor at Harvard (2020-2021), John D. Nichols ’53 Family Director of Athletics at Harvard (2001-2020),
& HBS Executive Director of MBA Program Administration & Senior Executive Officer (1995-2001)], and 
* MAURA COSTIN SCALISE [AB’80 and Head Coach, Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving Teams (1985-1998)]

 

​• Oct. 20, 2021 (Wed.) 5:30 -7:00 pm ET  - HBS Global Networking Night (GNN) & Happy Hour @ The Rosemary & Thyme, Sarasota

 

​• May 19, 2021 (Wed.)  6:00 pm EDT - Welcoming the Class of 2025!  Join local Harvard Alumni to warmly welcome our four Sarasota/Manatee high school applicants admitted to the Harvard College Class of 2025! (Virtual Zoom Meeting)

 

​• May 18, 2021 (Tues.)  12:00 pm EDT Luz Corcuera, Executive Director of UnidosNow, will be discussing her work serving at-risk communities in Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte Counties. She will address the intersection of education, health and cultural competency, as well as understanding the social determinants influencing socio-economic well-being. UnidosNow is a nonprofit organization committed to empowering Hispanic/Latinos to achieve the American dream through education, integration and civic engagement. (Virtual Zoom Meeting-Hosted by Ivy League Club of Sarasota & Manatee-CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO JOIN THE MEETING on May 18th, 2021 at 12 noon.)

 

​• Apr. 9, 2021(Fri.) 12 noon EDTDr. Donal O’Shea, New College of Florida President & Professor of Mathematics and Natural Sciences will present at our Club’s Annual Meeting of Members on his own personal experience and “Higher Education: Locally and Globally, Present and Future”   (Virtual Zoom Webinar - Presentation and Q&A) 

 

​• Mar. 24, 2021 (Wed.) 12 noon - 1 pm ET -  A.G. Lafley (Former Proctor & Gamble CEO, HBS MBA’77, & Founding CEO of The Bay Sarasota), Cathy Layton (Chair), and Susannah Ross (Sr. Landscape Architect, Harvard AB’93/MLA’03) will present on The Bay Sarasota and The Bay Park Conservancy efforts!    (Virtual Zoom Webinar - Panel Discussion and Q&A)

 

​• Mar. 19, 2021 (Fri.) 12 noon EST - “US Economic and Financial Outlook: A World-View Perspective” with Sherry Cooper, Chief Economist of Dominion Lending Centres in Canada, former Federal Reserve Board economist, and former Director of Financial Economics at the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae)     (Virtual Zoom Webinar - Presentation and Q&A) 

 

​• Feb. 19, 2021 (Fri.) 12 noon ESTHarvard Clubs of Sarasota & Naples present: “The Degradation of American Democracy - And the Court” with Harvard Law School Professor Michael Klarmon   (Virtual Zoom Webinar – Joint Harvard Clubs of Sarasota & Naples event)

 

​• Feb. 12, 2021 (Fri.) 12 noon ESTH-Y-P Clubs of Sarasota & Naples present: “Religion and the Rise of Capitalism” with Harvard Economist, Professor Benjamin M. Friedman   (Virtual Zoom Webinar – Joint H-Y-P Clubs of Sarasota & Naples event)

 

​• Feb. 5, 2021 (Fri.) 12 noon EST - Craig Wright, Harvard Grad School of Arts & Sciences AM'69 & Grad School of Arts & Sciences PhD'72, Henry L. and Lucy G. Moses Professor of Music Emeritus (Yale University) on  "The Hidden Habits of Genius: Are You One?" (Virtual Zoom Webinar)

 

​• Jan. 27, 2021 (Wed.) 12 noon EST - Ralph Smith, National Director, & Beth Duda, Suncoast Director, will present on The Campaign for Grade-Level Learning solutions and impact!    (Virtual Zoom Webinar - Panel Discussion and Q&A)

 

​• Jan. 18, 2021 (Mon.) 5 - 6 pm EST (EVENT SPONSORED BY HARVARD CLUB OF SEATTLE) - A Conversation with Harvard GSE & Kennedy School Professor Timothy Patrick McCarthy on "2020"    (Virtual Zoom Webinar with Interactive Q&A)- REGISTER HERE: http://hcseattle.clubs.harvard.edu/article.html?aid=537

 

​• Jan. 15, 2021 (Fri.) 12 noon EST - Susan McManus, Professor of Public Administration and Political Science and Past Chair of the Department of Government and International Affairs at the University of South Florida-Tampa, Retired, will speak to us on “The 2020 Presidential Election”    (Virtual Zoom Webinar/Luncheon - Presentation and Q&A) Jointly hosted with the Penn Alumni Club of Sarasota & Manatee.

 

​• Jan. 13, 2020 (Wed.) 6-7 pm EST - Suzanne Nossel, Author of Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All (Virtual Zoom Webinar - Presentation and Q&A) Jointly hosted with the Harvard Club of Central Florida.

 

​• Dec. 16, 2020 (Wed.)  5:30 pm EST - Harvard Club of Sarasota’s WINTER FESTIVAL Holiday Celebration/Meet & Greet (Virtual Zoom Meeting)

• Dec. 9, 2020 (Wed.) 12 pm EST - David Verinder, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System CEO, will report on “COVID-19 & the  State of Healthcare in our Community  (Virtual Zoom Webinar Facilitated Discussion and Q&A)

 

​• Wed. Dec. 2, 2020 (12:00 - 1:00 pm) - The Sarasota Institute (TSI) - A 21st Century Think Tank "Considering Solutions to the Big Questions facing Sarasota, The World, and The United States Today" Panel Discussion with Philip Kotler (TSI Co-Founder, Author, and S. C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University) and David Houle, TSI Managing Director (Virtual Zoom Webinar Facilitated Panel Discussion and Q&A)

 

​• Wed. Nov. 18, 2020 (12:00 - 1:00 pm)  - Anne-Marie Russell, Sarasota Art Museum Executive Director - Live! from the Museum’s Ringling Campus as she presents on "The Role of the Art Museum in Today's Changing World" (Virtual Zoom Webinar - Presentation and Q&A)

• Fri. Nov. 6, 2020 (5-7 pm) -  Sarasota’s All-Ivy Young Ivy Happy Hour with Florida Studio Theater’s Improv troupe (Virtual Zoom Meeting – Live-Action Activity!)

 

​• Sun. Nov. 1, 2020 (4-6 pm) -  Sarasota Harvard Club’s FALL CELEBRATION featuring THE HARVARD KROKODILOES a cappella group!  (Virtual Zoom Meeting)

 

​• Thurs. Oct. 22, 2020 (6:00-7:30 pm) - Presented by the HBS Association of Boston - A Case Study Discussion with HBS Professor Reshmann Hussam on Race & Mass Incarceration (Virtual Zoom Meeting)

 

​• Tues. Oct. 20, 2020 (7:00 pm) - Following HBS GNN, the Harvard Club of Sarasota will host a facilitated discussion & All-Alumni Happy Hour Networking Event  (Virtual Zoom Meeting)

 

​• Tues. Oct. 20, 2020 (5:30 pm) - Harvard Business School’s 2020 Global Networking Night (GNN) on “The Future of Work - and Managing the Impact of COVID-19” with HBS Professor of Management Practice, Joseph Fuller, and Professor of Business Administration, William Kerr (Virtual Session hosted by the Harvard Business School) 

 

​​• Fri. Oct. 16, 2020 (12 -1:30 pm)  -  "The Story of Literature from Clay Tablets to the Internet" with Professor Martin Puchner, the Byron and Anita Wien Professor of Drama and English & Comparative Literature at Harvard    (Virtual Zoom Webinar – Joint Harvard Club of Sarasota & Harvard Club of Naples event)

 

​• Fri. Aug. 28, 2020 (6:00 - 7:30 pm) - All-Ivy "Young" Alumni Virtual Networking Happy Hour

 

​• Wed. Aug. 18, 2020 (12:00 - 1:15 pm) - SPECIAL WEBINAR with Harvard Law School Professor Michael Klarmon on The Framer’s Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution

 

• (COVID-19 Break from all events)

 

• Thurs. Apr. 30, 2020 (4:00 - 5:00 pm) - 2019-2020 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CLUB (ONLINE) & 1st VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR - via ZOOM

• Wed. Apr. 15, 2020 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - APRIL 2020 HAPPY HOUR - BLUE ROOSTER, SARASOTA (Cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic.)

• Fri. Apr. 3, 2020 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - APRIL 2020 LUNCHEON - SARASOTA YACHT CLUB - Harvard Research Associate Carol Saivetz (Cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic.)

• Fri. Mar. 20, 2018 (4:00 pm - 11:00 pm) – BASEBALL GAME – RED SOX vs. ORIOLES – Ed Smith Stadium (Cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic.)

• Wed. Mar. 18, 2020 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - MARCH 2020 HAPPY HOUR - AMORE, SARASOTA (Cancelled due to Covid-19 Pandemic.)

• Fri. Mar. 13, 2020 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - MARCH 2020 LUNCHEON - SARASOTA YACHT CLUB - Raymond James SVP Alexandra Band

• Thu. Mar. 5, 2019 (6:00 - 9:00 pm) - MARCH 2020 DINNER - SELBY GARDENS MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Jennifer Rominiecki/Wendy Deming

• Wed. Feb. 26, 2020 (5:00 - 9:00 pm) - 60TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER & PRESENTATION - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Harvard President Bacow

• Wed. Feb. 19, 2020 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - FEBRUARY 2020 HAPPY HOUR - CAFE AMICI, SARASOTA

• Fri. Feb. 14, 2020 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - FEBRUARY 2020 H-Y-P LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Professor Beverly Gage

• Thur. Jan. 23, 2020 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - SEMKHOR RINGLING COCKTAIL RECEPTION - RINGLING COLLEGE - Semkhor Ringling Studio Labs

• Fri. Jan. 17, 2020 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - JANUARY 2020 LUNCHEON - SARASOTA YACHT CLUB - HBS Professor Robin Ely

• Wed. Jan. 8, 2020 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - JANUARY 2020 HAPPY HOUR - ELEMENT, SARASOTA

• Wed. Dec. 18, 2019 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - DECEMBER 2019 HAPPY HOUR - BEULAH, SARASOTA

• Fri. Dec. 13, 2019 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - DECEMBER 2019 LUNCHEON - SELBY GARDENS - Accenture Managing Director Kreg Schmidt

• Sat. Nov. 23, 2019 (12:00 pm - 2:30 pm) - HARVARD YALE FOOTBALL GAME - EVIE'S TAVERN, SARASOTA

• Fri. Nov. 15, 2019 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - SARASOTA ORCHESTRA MUSICAL PERFORMANCE SARASOTA YACHT CLUB, SARASOTA

• Sun. Nov. 3, 2019 (4:30 - 6:30 pm) -  2019 ALL ALUMNI WELCOME BACK PARTY – SARASOTA YACHT CLUB, SARASOTA

• Wed. Oct. 16, 2019 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - OCTOBER 2019 HAPPY HOUR - AMORE, SARASOTA

• Wed. Sep. 11, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - SEPTEMBER 2019 HAPPY HOUR - CAFE AMICI, SARASOTA

• Wed. Aug. 14, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - AUGUST 2019 HAPPY HOUR - BOCA, SARASOTA

• Wed. July 10, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - JULY 2019 HAPPY HOUR - VERONICA, SARASOTA

• Wed. June 12, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - JUNE 2019 HAPPY HOUR - BRICKS, SARASOTA

• Wed. May. 8, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - MAY 2019 HAPPY HOUR - CAFE AMICI, SARASOTA

• Wed. Apr. 17, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - APRIL 2019 HAPPY HOUR - BLUE ROOSTER, SARASOTA

• Fri. Apr. 12, 2019 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - APRIL 2019 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Professor Norman

• Mon. Mar. 25, 2019 (6:00 - 8:30pm) - EVENING AT THE KOTLER/COVILLE GLASS MUSEUM - Steven High

• Sun. Mar. 17, 2019 (11:30 am for 1:05 pm) – BASEBALL GAME – YANKEES vs. ORIOLES – Ed Smith Stadium

• Wed. Mar. 13, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - MARCH 2019 HAPPY HOUR - AMORE RESTAURANT, SARASOTA

• Fri. Mar. 8, 2019 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - MARCH 2019 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Kevin Daves

• Thu. Feb. 21, 2019 (5:30 - 7:00pm) - MATTHEW GRAYBIL THE CHOPIN PROJECT - SARASOTA YACHT CLUB, SARASOTA

• Wed. Feb. 13, 2019 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - FEBRUARY 2019 HAPPY HOUR - CLASICO, SARASOTA

• Fri. Feb. 8, 2019 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - PRINCETON YALE LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Christopher Achen

• Wed. Jan. 16, 2019 (4:30 - 7:00 pm) - JANUARY 2019 HAPPY HOUR - ELEMENT, SARASOTA

• Fri. Jan. 11, 2019 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - JANUARY 2019 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Professor McManus

• Fri. Jan. 4, 2019 (5:30 - 7:30pm) - DIN & TONICS JAZZ ACAPELLA - ALOFT, SARASOTA

• Wed. Dec. 12, 2018 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - DECEMBER 2018 HAPPY HOUR - BEULAH, SARASOTA

• Mon. Dec. 10, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - DECEMBER 2018 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Professor Nathan of Boston Arts Academy

• Sat. Nov. 17, 2018 (12:30 am - 2:30 pm) - HARVARD YALE FOOTBALL GAME - EVIE'S TAVERN, SARASOTA

• Fri. Nov. 9, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - NOVEMBER 2018 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Vice Admiral Jan Tighe USN

• Sun. Nov. 4, 2018 (4:30 - 7:00 pm) -  2018 ALL ALUMNI WELCOME BACK PARTY – SARASOTA YACHT CLUB, SARASOTA

• Wed., October 10, 2018 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - OCTOBER 2018 HAPPY HOUR - AMORE, SARASOTA

• Wed., September 12, 2018 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - SEPTEMBER 2018 HAPPY HOUR - CAFE AMICI, SARASOTA

• Wed., August 15, 2018 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - AUGUST 2018 HAPPY HOUR - BOCA, SARASOTA

• Wed., July 11, 2018 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - JULY 2018 HAPPY HOUR - THE TABLE AT CREEKSIDE, SARASOTA

• Wed., June 13, 2018 (5:00 - 7:30 pm) - JUNE 2018 HAPPY HOUR - VERONICA FISH & OYSTER, SARASOTA

• Wed., May 16, 2018 (5:30 - 7:30 pm) - MAY 2018 HAPPY HOUR - ART OVATION HOTEL, SARASOTA

• Wed., Apr. 25, 2018 (5:30 - 7:30 pm) - APRIL 2018 HAPPY HOUR - CLASICO, SARASOTA

• Thur., Mar. 22, 2018 (11:30 am for 1:05 pm) – BASEBALL GAME – RED SOX vs. ORIOLES – Ed Smith Stadium

• Mon., Mar. 26, 2018 (5:00 - 8:00 pm) – DINNER & PRESENTATION – RINGLING COLLEGE – Dr. Larry Thompson, President & James Mc Campbell, Head of Computer Animation & Game Art Department 

• Fri. Apr. 13, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - APRIL 2018 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST – Tim Seldin, President, Montessori Foundation

• Fri. Mar. 9, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - MARCH 2018 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST – Joseph Volpe, Executive Director, Sarasota Ballet

• Wed., Mar. 14, 2018 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - MARCH HAPPY HOUR & Cuban Art Presentation - Aloft Hotel Exchange Room – Jorge Reynardus, MBA 1973 

• Fri. Feb. 9, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - FEBRUARY 2018 H-Y-P LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST – Prof. Harry Lewis, Harvard University

• Thur., Feb. 15, 2018 (6:00 - 7:30 pm) – ALL IVY YOUNG ALUMNI – ALOFT HOTEL – Penn. Law Dean Holloway, Quattrone Center for Fair Administration of Justice (Harvard Co-sponsoring)  

• Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 (11:30 am – 1:30 pm) – FEBRUARY LUNCHEON #2 – Jesse Biter, Biter Enterprises

• Wed., Jan. 24, 2018 (5:30 – 8:30 pm) – AN EVENING WITH PRESIDENT FAUST – RECEPTION AT NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDEN

• Mon., Jan. 22, 2018 (5:00 -7:00 pm) – RECEPTION WITH PHILIP LOVEJOY – Executive Director, Harvard Alumni Association - LIBBY'S in Sarasota

• Wed., Jan. 17, 2018 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - JANUARY 2018 HAPPY HOUR - BRICKS SMOKED MEATS

• Fri. Jan. 12, 2018 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm) – ANNUAL CREW COACHES’ DINNER – PIER 22, BRADENTON

• Fri. Jan. 12, 2018 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - JANUARY 2018 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST – Prof. Timothy McCarthy, Harvard University

• Fri., Dec. 8, 2017 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - DECEMBER 2017 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Matt Walsh, Owner & CEO, The Observer Media Group Inc.

• Wed., Dec. 13, 2017 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) -  DECEMBER 2017 HAPPY HOUR - LOUIS MODERN 

• Wed., Nov. 15, 2017 (5:00 - 7:00 pm)  - NOVEMBER 2017 HAPPY HOUR - STATE STREET EATING HOUSE  

• Sat. Nov. 18, 2017 (12:30 am - 2:30 pm) - HARVARD YALE FOOTBALL GAME - LIBBY'S CAFE AND BAR

• Fri. Nov. 10, 2017 (11:30 am - 1:30 pm) - NOVEMBER 2017 LUNCHEON - MICHAEL'S ON EAST - Kirk G. Boylston President - Lakewood Ranch Commercial Realty

• Sun., Nov. 5, 2017 (4:30 - 7:00 pm) -  2017 ALL ALUMNI WELCOME BACK PARTY – SARASOTA YACHT CLUB, SARASOTA

• Wed., Oct. 18, 2017 - (5:00 - 7:00 pm) - OCTOBER 2017 HAPPY HOUR AND HBS GLOBAL NETWORKING NIGHT BIJOU CAFE, SARASOTA  

• Wed., Sept. 13, 2017 (5:00 - 7:00 pm) -  SEPTEMBER 2017 HAPPY HOUR BLUE ROOSTER, SARASOTA 

• Wed. August 16, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - AUGUST 2017 HAPPY HOUR LIBBY'S CAFE, SARASOTA

• Wed. July 19, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - JULY 2017 HAPPY HOUR CLASICO CAFE BAR, SARASOTA

• Mon. June 12, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - JUNE 2017 HAPPY HOUR & HAA Global Networking Night HYDE PARK PRIME STEAKHOUSE, SARASOTA

• Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - MAY 2017 HAPPY HOUR - LOUIES MODERN, SARASOTA

• Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE APRIL 2017 HAPPY HOUR - MANDEVILLE BEER GARDEN, SARASOTA  

• Friday, April 14, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - APRIL 2017 LUNCHEON with TODD BOWDEN, newly elected Sarasota County School District Superintendent (terms begins March 1, 2017), and current Sarasota County District Executive Director of Career, Technical and Adult Education, and Director of Suncoast Technical College - MICHAEL'S ON EAST, SARASOTA 

• Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE MARCH 2017 HAPPY HOUR - BIJOU CAFE, SARASOTA  

• Monday, March 27, 2017 - 1:05 pm Game Start Time - REDSOX v. ORIOLES SPRING TRAINING BASEBALL GAME - ED SMITH STADIUM, SARASOTA 

• Friday, March 10, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - MARCH 2017 LUNCHEON with PROFESSOR TIMOTHY PATRICK McCARTHY, Ph.D., Core Faculty and Director at Harvard Kennedy School's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Quincy House Resident Scholar, Stanley Paterson Professor of American History, and Host/Director of "A.R.T. of Human Rights" at the American Repertory Theater's Loeb Drama Center, as he speaks with us on "From Tom Paine to Twitter: The Changing Role of Media and Politics in the U.S."  - MICHAEL'S ON EAST, SARASOTA 

• Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm  - FREE FEBRUARY 2017 HAPPY HOUR - LIBBS, SARASOTA  

• Friday, February 24, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - *EXTRA* FEBRUARY LUNCHEON with Harvard Classics PROFESSOR RICHARD F, THOMAS, George Martin Lane Professor of the Classics, Harvard Department of the Classics, and Professor of the "Coolest Class on Campus" on "Bob Dylan and Why He Deserves the Nobel!" - THE FRANCIS, SARASOTA

• Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  - YOUR HARVARD: MIAMI  (Host Committee)

Gather with fellow Harvard community members from across Florida and beyond for a chance to hear from Drew Gilpin Faust, President and Lincoln Professor of History, Harvard University, as she shares her vision for the University's future and its global impact. The evening will also feature an intriguing faculty conversation that examines what the power of observation and reconstructing the past can tell us about our future, from making sense of matter and seeing things before unseen to genomics research. 
- FAENA FORUM, 3300 COLLINS AVENUE, MIAMI BEACH, FL

• Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - FEBRUARY 2017 H-Y-P LUNCHEON with PROFESSOR MATTHEW SPENCE, Yale World Fellow, International Relations, Defense, Foreign Policy & National Security Council Advisor & Expert - MICHAEL'S ON EAST, SARASOTA  

• Friday, January 27, 2017 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  - *EXTRA* JANUARY LUNCHEON with HBS PROFESSOR W. EARL SASSER, Baker Foundation Professor and Professor of Service Management, Emeritus, at the Harvard Business School - THE FRANCIS, SARASOTA

• Wednesd