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2018

  • July 4 Wednesday

    Washington, DC - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT

    July 4th at the National Archives

    July 4th at the National Archives

    Celebrate Independence Day with a reading of the Declaration of Independence, musical performances, historical reenactors, and family activities!

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    West Branch, IA - 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CDT

    Eastern Iowa Brass Band

    4th of July concert by Eastern Iowa Brass Band

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    College Station, TX - 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. CDT

    I Love America Celebration

    Join us at The Bush Library as we host the College Station Noon Lions Club’s “I Love America” Fourth of July celebration on July 4th. Museum admission is free from 9:30am to 8:00pm and events outside begin at 5pm.

  • July 17 Tuesday

    Washington, DC - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT

    President Carter: The White House Years

    President Carter: The White House Years

    Stuart Eizenstat gives a comprehensive history of an underappreciated President—and an intimate view on how the Presidency works.

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    Independence, MO - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CDT

    "March 1917" Will Englund

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Will Englund creates a highly detailed and textured account of the month that transformed the world's greatest nations.

  • August 2 Thursday

    Atlanta, GA - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EDT

    Ruby Lal Lecture

    Professor Ruby Lal discusses and signs her new book "Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan."

  • August 4 Saturday

    West Branch, IA - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CDT

    Hoover Hometown Days

    The town of West Branch celebrates Herbert Hoover's birth date. Free Admission

  • September 21 Friday

    College Station, TX - 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. CDT

    Movie: "Despicable Me 2"

    Join us for our final film in our 2018 Summer Film Series, “Despicable Me 2." Released in 2013, Despicable Me 2 is the second film in Disney’s Despicable Me series.

  • October 1 Monday

    Dallas, TX - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CDT

    Exhibit Closes: First Ladies: Style of Influence

    The George W. Bush Presidential Center announces a new spec. exhibit, giving visitors an inside peek at the role first ladies’ have played behind the scenes and on the world stage throughout our nation’s history.

  • October 3 Wednesday

    College Station, TX - 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. CDT

    Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow

    A commemoration of NASA's 60th anniversary featuring clips from Rory Kennedy's "Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to Tomorrow". There will also be a panel with NASA staff, historians and astronauts.

  • October 4 Thursday

    Independence, MO - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CDT

    Frank Lavin: Home Front to the Battlefront

    Home Front to Battlefront: An Ohio Teenager in World War II Author Frank Lavin discusses the US Army in Europe during WWII, told through his father's experience.

  • October 12 Friday

    Simi Valley, CA - 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PDT

    Reagan Leadership Summit 2018

    The Education Team at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is proud to announce the second annual leadership summit for high school and college students.

  • October 13 Saturday

    Simi Valley, CA - 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. PDT

    Reagan Leadership Summit 2018

    The Education Team at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is proud to announce the second annual leadership summit for high school and college students.

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    Washington, DC - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. EDT

    Archives Sleepover

    Archives Rotunda sleepover

    Have you ever wondered what happens in a museum after the building closes and the lights go out? Now’s your chance!

  • October 14 Sunday

    West Branch, IA - 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. CDT

    Movie - Saving Brinton

    A documentary film about Michael Zah's efforts to save the nitrate films of promoter William Franklin Brinton, an Iowa salesman.

  • November 8 Thursday

    Independence, MO - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST

    Jay Sexton: “A Nation Forged by Crisis”

    In partnership with the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Jay Sexton will discuss his new book, “A Nation Forged by Crisis” which examines the crises that have determined our nation’s course from the start.

  • November 15 Thursday

    Grand Rapids, MI - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST

    Elaine Weiss Lecture

    Elaine Weiss Lecture: "The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote"

  • November 17 Saturday

    West Branch, IA - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST

    Holiday Traditions

    Exhibit Opening: Annual holiday exhibit of decorated Christmas trees.

  • December 13 Thursday

    Independence, MO - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST

    Benn Steil: Dawn of the Cold War

    Focusing on the critical years 1947 to 1949, Benn Steil’s latest book “Dawn of the Cold War” brings to life the seminal episodes marking the collapse of postwar US-Soviet relations.

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All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.

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