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November 2015

Boxcar Estero South County Regional Library

November 9, 2015 @ 8:00 am - November 30, 2015 @ 8:00 am
South County Regional Library,
21100 Three Oaks Pkwy
Estero, FL 33928 United States
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Snacks & Stories

November 15, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join Executive Director, Amy Snyder, as she shares a story from the current exhibit, Picturebook History: Telling the Story to Children. Highlighted on November 15th will be "Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story".  Children will be invited to learn about Japanese Diplomat, Chiune Sugihara and his role as a rescuer during the Holocaust. Open to children age 8 - 12, limited to 20 participants. Please RSVP to 239-263-9200 by Nov. 12th. There is a suggested donation of $5/child to cover snacks…

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Author & Illustrator Presentation

November 22, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

The Museum is pleased to once again have author, Ruth VanderZee, and illustrator, Bill Farnsworth, in Naples to share about their children's books related to the Holocaust. Together, they produced Eli Remembers, one of the books included in the Museum's current exhibit, Picturebook History: Telling the Story to Children.  On display are some of Ruth's edited manuscripts, as well as original sketches from Bill. Ruth also wrote Erika's Story, which is also included in the exhibit.  Bill illustrated the book,…

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Boxcar Gulf Middle School

November 30, 2015 @ 11:00 am - December 11, 2015 @ 2:30 pm
Gulf Middle School,
1809 SW 36th Terrace
Cape Coral, FL 33914 United States
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December 2015

Snacks & Stories

December 6, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join Executive Director, Amy Snyder, as she shares a story from the current exhibit, Picturebook History: Telling the Story to Children. Highlighted on December 6th will be "The Journey That Saved Curious George".  Children will be invited to learn about husband and wife, Hans & Margaret Rey, the original creators of Curious George.  The couple were Jewish refugees from Europe during WWII. Open to children age 8 - 12, limited to 20 participants. Please RSVP to 239-263-9200 by Dec. 3rd. There is…

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Boxcar REPAIRS iTech

December 11, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - February 8, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

The Boxcar will be unavailable for public viewing due to necessary repairs.   We apologize for any inconvenience.

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OneBook Southwest Florida Film Event

December 13, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Holocaust Museum

I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life and Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal Directed by Richard Trank USA 2007 Narrated by Academy Award winning actress Nicole Kidman, the feature-length documentary examines the life of Simon Wiesenthal.  If features interviews with longtime associates, government leaders, friends and family members, many of whom have never discussed the legendary Nazi hunter on camera. Director Richard Trank, Moraih Films Executive Producer, and his crew traveled throughout Europe, Israel, North and South America, to film new…

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OneBook Southwest Florida Book Discussion

December 14, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Holocaust Museum

The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness By Simon Wiesenthal, with responses by Robert Coles, The Dalai Lama, Mary Gordon, Dennis Prager, Desmond Tutu, Major General Sidney Shachnow and many more. This third in the series of book discussion held at the Holocaust Museum and the Collier County Public Library System is free and open to the public, but limited to 25 participants.  Led by Librarian Denise McMahon, the discussion will focus on the question of forgiveness, as posed…

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Author Presentation

December 20, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Please join us on Sunday, December 20th to hear from Naples resident and author, Maggie Gadsby.  Maggie's book, Owl Be Home for Christmas, is featured in the Museum's current exhibit, Picturebook History: Telling the Story to Children. Maggie will share about her inspiration for the story, which personifies an owl family as they deal with the husband/father serving his country during WWII. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Please RSVP to 239-263-9200 by December 17th.

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Museum & Offices CLOSED

December 24, 2015 @ 8:00 am - December 25, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
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