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  • October 14 Sunday

    West Branch, IA - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Movie - Saving Brinton

    A documentary film about Michael Zahs efforts to save the nitrate films of promoter William Franklin Brinton, an Iowa salesman.
  • October 13 Saturday

    Washington, DC - 6:30pm to 9:00am

    Archives Sleepover

    Have you ever wondered what happens in a museum after the building closes and the lights go out? Now’s your chance!
  • Simi Valley, CA - 8:00am to 4:15pm

    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 12 Friday

    Simi Valley, CA - 5:00pm to 8:30pm

    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.
  • Independence, MO - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

    History Happy Hour: Treasures from the Audiovisual Archives of HST and JFK

    With catchy campaign jingles, hysterical physical fitness skits, and persistent White House squirrels, there's no end to the gems to be found in the audiovisual archives from the Kennedy and Truman Library.
  • October 11 Thursday

    Independence, MO - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Movie Screening: The Great War, Part 2

    Relive the stories of World War I through unpublished diaries and letters from nurses, journalists and doughboys in the second installment of a three-part film series "The Great War"
  • Kansas City, MO - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

    American Jewish Encounters in World War I

    Evening lecture on the American Jewish Encounters in WWI at the National World War I Museum and Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO.
  • Washington, DC - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    “Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow”

    A new documentary about the space program, "Above and Beyond," sheds light on the vital rose NASA as played in measuring the health of our planet.
  • Hyde Park, NY - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Author Talk & Signing: Mary Jo Binker

    On the occasion of Eleanor Roosevelt's 134th Birthday, the FDR Library will present an author talk and book signing with Mary Jo Binker, editor of If You Ask me: Essential Advice from Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Hyde Park, NY - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Author Talk & Signing: Mary Jo Binker

    On the occasion of Eleanor Roosevelt's 134th Birthday, the FDR Library will present an author talk and book signing with Mary Jo Binker, editor of If You Ask me: Essential Advice from Eleanor Roosevelt
  • October 7 Sunday

    West Branch, IA - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Book Talk

    Hendrik Meijer, author of "Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the Middle of the American Century"
  • Grand Rapids, MI - 9:00am to 8:00pm

    ArtPrize 2018: We Welcome the World

    Exhibit Closes: ArtPrize 2018 at the Museum.
  • October 6 Saturday

    Independence, MO - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Andy Carroll: War Letters Project

    Andrew Carroll, director of the Center for American War Letters, will be speaking about his recent book "My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War"
  • Simi Valley, CA - 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Exhibt Opens: Pompeii, The Exhibition

    Features over 150 authentic artifacts preserved in volcanic ash from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius on August 24, 79 AD.
  • West Branch, IA - 10:00am to 1:00pm

    Barn Quilt Painting Class

    Attend a workshop to paint your own customized barn quilt on aluminum.
  • Dallas, TX - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Monarch Mania

    Learn from Texas Agrilife/ Dallas County Master Naturalist & Master Gardeners.
  • October 4 Thursday

    Independence, MO - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

    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.
  • Washington, DC - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Happy 60th Birthday, NASA!

    Join us for family activities to celebrate NASA's 60th anniversary.
  • October 3 Wednesday

    College Station, TX - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

    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.
  • Washington, DC - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Happy 60th Birthday, NASA!

    Join us for family activities to celebrate NASA's 60th anniversary.
  • October 2 Tuesday

    Washington, DC - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Happy 60th Birthday, NASA!

    Join us for family activities to celebrate NASA's 60th anniversary.
  • September 29 Saturday

    West Branch, IA - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Lecture by Tim Niess

    Your County Farm Bureau and Why it Matters

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.

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