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An Evening at Armstrong

Join some of the area’s most knowledgeable and engaging speakers in this brand new community learning series! An Evening at Armstrong features monthly lectures by community members around Savannah and the Coastal Empire that intrigue the mind, challenge thinking, and encourage you to look at the world in new and exciting ways.


Ossabaw Island: Its Rich History

Elizabeth DuBose, Ossabaw Island Foundation Executive Director

Date: October 10, 2019
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Georgia Southern University Armstrong Center, Savannah, GA

About Ossabaw Island:

Ossabaw Island is a 26,000-acre undeveloped barrier island on the Atlantic Ocean, owned by the State of Georgia and located in Chatham County. Georgia’s first Heritage Preserve, accessible only by boat, is undeveloped and set aside by an Executive Order for natural, scientific and cultural study, research and education; and for environmentally sound preservation, conservation and management of the island’s ecosystem.

About the Ossabaw Island Foundation:

The Ossabaw Island Foundation (TOIF) is a non-profit 501 (c)3. Through a partnership with the State of Georgia, TOIF inspires, promotes, and manages exceptional educational, cultural, and scientific programs that are designed to maximize the experience of Ossabaw Island, while minimizing the impact on the island’s resources.

Registration Fee: $10

Student Fee: $5


Photographing Birds in the Low Country

Russ Wigh, Bird Photographer

Date: November 14, 2019
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Georgia Southern University Armstrong Center,
Savannah, GA

About This Presentation

Russ will be discussing and showing photographs of local birds, sharing their habits, and tips on how to identify them.

Registration Fee: $20.00

Past Presentations

The Weather and World Beyond

Pat Prokop, Retired Meteorologist

Date: September 12, 2019
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Georgia Southern University Armstrong Center, Savannah, GA

About This Presentation

Discussion topics will include tropical weather, climate change and backyard astronomy. There will be time for Q&A.

Last updated: 9/19/2019