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  • April 11 Saturday

    Independence, MO - 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CDT


    Harry's Hop 'n' Hunt

    Grab your Easter basket and hop on over to the Truman Library because Harry’s Hop ‘n’ Hunt is back! Don’t miss out on this free family event.


    Abilene, KS - 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. CDT


    Eisenhower Easter Egg Roll

    Held on Saturday of Easter weekend, the egg hunt begins at 1 p.m. sharp followed by lots of fun games and activities. 

  • April 16 Thursday

    Online - 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT

    At-Home Learning: Superhero Bill of Rights

    Students will learn about the importance of rights and ponder what the world would look like without them, focusing on the First Amendment. For grades 3-4, 45 minutes.


    Online - 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. EDT

    At-Home Learning: The Story Behind the Titanic

    Go behind the scenes of the Titanic Exhibit at the Reagan Presidential Library. Learn about the voyage, the passengers, and the fate of the world’s most famous historic ship. For grades 3-5, 45 minutes.


    West Branch, IA - 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. CDT


    Travels with Dad

    Third Thursday at the Hoover Museum

    "Travels with Dad: Lou's 1921 Cross Country Trip." A talk by supervisory archivist Craig Wright, part of the Third Thursday series, sponsored by the Hoover Presidential Foundation.

  • April 21 Tuesday

    Online - 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. EDT

    At-Home Learning: Decoding the Declaration

    During this program, students will analyze the Declaration of Independence through different lenses, examining it as an artifact, as a primary source, and as a persuasive text. For grades 6-12, 45 minutes.

  • April 22 Wednesday

    Dallas, TX - 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. CDT


    CPH David Woolner

    LPGWB partnership lecture with Center for Presidential History

  • April 23 Thursday

    Abilene, KS - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. CDT


    Lunch & Learn Series

    Held the 4th Thursday of each month in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library.


    Kansas City, MO - 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. CDT


    Wild About Harry

    Wild About Harry is the Truman Library Institute’s annual fundraising dinner benefiting the presidential library and celebrating the legacy of Harry S. Truman.

  • April 25 Saturday

    West Branch, IA - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. CDT


    Kites Over Hoover Park

    180 Go! kite performance team.

    Annual family kite flying event featuring 180 Go! kite performance team.

  • April 26 Sunday

    Abilene, KS - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. CDT


    Denial (film screening)

    This film screening is made possible courtesy of the Eisenhower Foundation and Union Pacific Foundation as part of the World War II 75th anniversary programming.

  • April 30 Thursday

    Online - 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. EDT

    At-Home Learning: The Space Shuttle Challenger

    Explore the mission and meaning of the space shuttle "Challenger." Learn about the journey of a teacher in space and explore the role of President Reagan during this national crisis. For grades 8-12, 45 minutes.

  • May 10 Sunday

    Grand Rapids, MI - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT

    Exhibit Closes: Wounded War Dogs

    James Mellick’s “Wounded Warrior Dogs” includes six wood-carved dogs, all wounded or rehabilitated and representing wartime service. They circle a small coffin draped in an American flag.

  • May 28 Thursday

    Online - 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT

    At-Home Learning:Presidential Reading Program

    This program features three books about the presidents. Children will identify a handful of Presidents, the White House, and learn some fun facts about the office of president. For preschool-3rd grade, 30 minutes.

  • May 31 Sunday

    Grand Rapids, MI - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT

    Exhibit Closes: The Continual Struggle

    Artist Brian Washington’s ongoing body of artwork documenting the Civil Rights Movement and America’s historical struggle against segregation and other forms of race-based disenfranchisement.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.