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Master the Possibilities is a not-for-profit lifelong learning center in Circle Square Commons Town Center. Our nationally-recognized educational program provides hundreds of courses throughout the year to active adults in the surrounding region. Our dedicated and experienced faculty design learning experiences that stimulate and engage students to pursue their interests and passions.

Areas of interest include:



Dr. Leslie Kemp Poole
Saving Florida: Women’s Fight for the Environment in the 20th Century
June 10, 1:30 to 2:30 PM

Dr. Robert Bonde
Florida Manatee: Biology and Conservation
June 11, 6:00 to 7:00 PM

Frank Stanfield
Vampires, Gators and Wackos
July 8, 1:30 to 2:30 PM

Dr. Bob Knight
Silenced Springs
June 18, 6:00 to 7:00 PM

Bob Lee
Backcountry Lawman
July 29, 1:30 to 2:30 PM

Lucy Beebe Tobias
Fifty Great Walks with Lucy
August 12, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

See the catalog for fees and room locations.







New summer classes begin June 1.
Click here for new Summer Catalog.

Master the Possibilities Summer Catalog

  • More than 300 classes
  • Florida history and government classes
  • Six sunshine state movie classes
  • Classic Florida book discussions
  • A taste of Florida art, music and food
  • Nine Learn & Go lectures and tours
  • Florida science – manatees, springs and astronomy
  • Health tips for the Florida environment
  • And much, much more!

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Thursday, June 4 (10-11 a.m.)

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Which Smart Phone is Right for Me?
July 6, 2015 (1-2 p.m.)

Don’t have a smart phone? Do you want one, but are unsure which phone is the right one for you? Here is your chance to learn more about the devices before making a decision on which one you would like to purchase. This course includes an introduction to iPhone and Android smartphones and their primary functions. This course will also give you a better understanding of the difference between the two.

Resident: $10/Non-Resident: $15

Samba is not just another card game! It can best be described as canasta on steroids-with similarities to the hand –foot Canasta variation. Most OTOW resident won’t know it has been around in some form since the 1950’s. it has been re-invented here and is played by many – both males and females -in Stone Creek and the villages as well as OTOW. The rules taught have been formalized at Candler Club house but are compatible with games played at the Arbor club. Join us to learn the game or to practice your skills. Cards and Racks provided as well as a souvenir 1950 Samba card! Relax and remember -“it is just a game-not a tournament!”

Dates: July 10, 17, 24 & 31
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Resident: $25.00 / Non Resident: $30.00

Learn to play and enjoy pinochle –single and double deck. There are many variations online but this class will focus simple rules, social pinochle and having fun! Join us alone or with a partner-learn the game –discuss “house rules” but prepare to focus on playing a well-established card game for relaxation!

Dates: July 10, 17, 24 & 31
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Resident: $25.00 / Non Resident: $30.00


In the News

Master the Possibilities Receives National Recognition
Master the Possibilities Center for Lifelong Learning has been identified as a national model for adult education. The Center was recognized by Retire Magazine (2012) and Where to Retire (2014) Magazines as a “stunning success” with “cutting edge programming.”

Read the recent Ocala Star Banner article on Master the Possibilities: Lifelong learning through Master the Possibilities at On Top of the World

Ocala Good Life Magazine features Master the Possibilities