2015-2016 Phi Beta Kappa Association Events


Please note that guests and non-members are welcome at all events, as our programs are open to the general public. All luncheon events start at 11:30 a.m. Members of the Sarasota-Manatee Phi Beta Kappa Association will receive notice of each event by mail. If you are not a member of our Association and would like attend one of our events, please contact Treasurer Lynne Todd at (941) 727-5409.

1. Our Last Chance to Save the Planet? An update on Climate Negotations. Dr. Frank Alcock, Associate Professor of Political Science, New College of Florida. November 14, 2015, Venetian Golf and River Club, North Venice.

2. Confronting Capitalism: Real Solutions for a Troubled Economic System. Phillip Kotler, S.C. Johnson Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. January 15, 2016, Field Club, Sarasota.

3. The Future of the American Theater, Gregory Leaming, Associate Artistic Director of Asolo Repertory Theatre. "The stage is a magic circle. A truer and more real place does not exist in the universe," (P.S. Baber), March 12, 2016, Tara Country Club, Bradenton. 

Theater and Dinner Outing

Chess, This complex rock opera is based on a politically driven, Cold War-era chess tournament between an American and a Soviet grandmaster who are also rivals in love. Performance by the Manatee Players, February 21, 2016, 2:00 - 4:30 matinee. Optional dinner afterwards at Pier 22. Join us for a great social event. Bradenton.