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Exciting & Timely Events

CCSM events (except for Cornell speakers) are open only to members and their guests. If you are not yet a member, join us for only $30/member & $40/couple!

Not all the events below are open, only the upcoming special event & "luncheon" event. The ones open for registration will have a blue "Register" button. Replays of many of our previous events are in the members only past events page.

Once registered, you will receive an automated confirmation, you will no longer get email invites to that event, and you will receive two automated reminders with the Zoom link (day before the event & day of the event). Questions with your reservation to or leave a voicemail at (941) 500-4443. Additional club contacts here.

Upcoming events

    • Thu, December 09, 2021
    • 11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom

    Join Dual Cornellian at our December Presentation!

    Tanya Schreibman, MD earned both her undergraduate (AB '92) and medical degrees (MD '97) from Cornell. Now she's the Medical Director of CAN Community Health Sarasota.

    She will present the "Past, Present and Future of the HIV Epidemic", an overview including background history, personal anecdotes and scientific insights from global and local perspectives.

    • Thu, January 13, 2022
    • 11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom

    The Alliance for Science: Fostering A Climate for Change

    Join us to celebrate our local Cornell students and their parents.

    Sarah Davidson Evanega, PhD will speak via zoom. She received her PhD in Plant Biology from Cornell in 2009. Currently at Cornell she is a Professor at the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research (PTI), Director of The Alliance for Science, and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Integrative Plant Sciences

    • Tue, January 25, 2022
    • 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Southeast Guide Dogs, 4210 77th St. East Palmetto, FL 34221
    • 25

    Beyond the Dark invites you to experience this transformation and connect with our mission. You’ll engage your senses while immersing in the challenges of people with vision loss and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other disabilities. And your attendance provides mission-critical support for our dogs and the people who need them.

    You’ll meet graduates of our programs and hear their triumphant stories. You’ll witness our highly trained guide dogs and service dogs at work, and see the powerful difference they make. And you’ll come away with a greater connection to the human-dog teams who journey beyond the dark.

    Registration to open mid-December.

    • Thu, February 10, 2022

    • Sat, February 19, 2022
    • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Trolley Cottage, 1826 4th St, Sarasota
    • 31

    Please join us on one of Sarasota's most popular tour of the secret places behind the Circus.  Our tour guide is the ever popular Bob Collins who is both extremely informative and passionate about our circus history.  Learn about the 5 Ringling brothers who created the Greatest Show on the Earth and learn about the circus performers and showmen who called Sarasota their home.

    This is a fun-filled circus adventure- a show on Wheels!!

    Registration to open mid-Jan.

    • Tue, March 22, 2022
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 140 Tampa Ave. W. Venice, Fl. 34285

    Join us for a free behind the curtain tour of the historic Venice Theater.  We will pull the curtain back and tour the backstage of Beauty and the Beast!  We will visit the Scene shop where the props are kept, the costume shop, rehearsal halls and even the control room for all the lighting and special effects.

    Optional lunch in one of the open air cafes to follow the tour.

    Registration to open mid-Feb.

    • Thu, April 14, 2022

Past events

Wed, November 17, 2021 The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
Thu, November 11, 2021 SEA Change: The Keys to Restoring Our Oceans
Sat, October 09, 2021 Celebrate Cornell and Cornellians
Thu, October 07, 2021 Chats in the Stacks: On José Montoya
Sun, August 08, 2021 Cornell Casts
Fri, August 06, 2021 What's Bugging You
Sun, August 01, 2021 eCornell Keynotes
Thu, June 10, 2021 Cornell Reunion 2021!
Thu, April 29, 2021 Entrepreneurship Celebration
Sat, April 10, 2021 Page to Stage, How New Musicals are Born at Asolo Rep
Thu, April 08, 2021 Annual Meeting/Red & White "Luncheon"
Wed, March 24, 2021 Designing Sarasota, An Architectural History
Wed, March 10, 2021 Insider View of The Johnson Museum
Thu, February 25, 2021 Cancelled: Newtown Community and the Pandemic
Wed, February 24, 2021 Cornell Leadership Conference
Fri, February 19, 2021 2021 Pan-Asian Celebration
Thu, February 11, 2021 Building A Park For All
Tue, January 26, 2021 Bertha Palmer Gardens at Historic Spanish Point
Thu, January 14, 2021 Celebrate the Future - Honor Our Local Students
Thu, December 10, 2020 Leading USF Through the 3 C’s
Wed, December 09, 2020 Cornell According to Sound
Fri, November 20, 2020 eCornell: Senior Living
Wed, November 18, 2020 Imagine Museum Tour
Thu, November 12, 2020 COVID-19 Research & Treatment at SMH
Fri, November 06, 2020 All-Ivy "Young" Alumni + Improv
Sun, October 18, 2020 CCSM's Celebrate Cornell Traditions!!
Thu, October 15, 2020 Zinck's Happy Hour with Corey!
Thu, October 15, 2020 24 Hours of Zinck's
Fri, October 09, 2020 State of the University Address and Keynote Panel
Tue, October 06, 2020 Homecoming Opening Session with Dr. Fauci MD '66 & Snow '91
Tue, October 06, 2020 StayHomecoming
Fri, October 02, 2020 Launch & Tour of the New CCSM Website!
Fri, August 28, 2020 All Ivy "Young" Alumni Virtual Happy Hour

CCSM Events Prior to 2020:

Current Cornell University Events click here.

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