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Sometimes it can feel like Mother Nature is out to get us, but is she really? Join the Florida Museum and University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute at First Magnitude Brewing Co. for an engaging conversation about hurricanes with experts in the field as part of the fall series “Is Florida Trying to Kill Me?”

Topic: Hurricanes

Speaker: Corene Matyas, Associate Professor at UF’s Department of Geography


  • 6:30 p.m. – Event starts! Grab a bite, brew and mingle with faculty/staff from the Florida Museum and the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute.
  • 7-8 p.m. – Audience discussion.
  • 8-8:30 p.m. – Meet representatives from local organizations.

The event activities and discussion are FREE. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Save the date on Facebook Watch LIVE starting at 7 p.m.

Fall Series Schedule:

Sept. 11Hurricanes at First Magnitude Brewing Co.
Oct. 17Sharks at Cypress & Grove Brewing Co.
Nov. 14Sinkholes at First Magnitude Brewing Co.


Name: Chelsea Collison, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2062

Email: ccollison@flmnh.ufl.edu


First Magnitude Brewing Company

1220 SE Veitch St.
Gainesville, FL 32601

Phone: 352-727-4677

Website: View Venue Website

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