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Events Calendar & Registration

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Events Calendar


Register for an event below.

For more information about upcoming public programs and events call Cliff Laube at (845) 486-7745 or email clifford.laube@nara.gov.

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January 26, 2020

Performance: Hevreh Ensemble
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the Jewish Federation of Dutchess County presents an International Holocaust Remembrance Day performance by the Hevreh Ensemble at 2:00 p.m. on January 26, 2020. The ensemble performs compositions with varied instrumentation including Cherokee Native American flutes, clarinet, bass clarinet, oboe, English horn, and world percussion. Slides of pre- and post-Holocaust dances will accompany the composition, "Path of Light." A performance of "Wudeligv" will be accompanied by photos of European synagogues pre- and post-Holocaust. The program will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

Free public event but registration is required.
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Photos by Bessie Adler and the Jewish Museum of Prague, Czech Republic

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January 30, 2020

Ceremony & Birthday Cake:
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Birthday
Location: Rose Garden & Wallace Center
Time: 3:00 p.m.

On Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 3:00 p.m., the National Park Service will hold a Rose Garden Ceremony to commemorate Franklin Roosevelt's Birthday. Following the ceremony, the FDR Presidential Library will invite attendees to return to the Wallace Center for birthday cake and refreshments.

Free public event.

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FDR's Birthday

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February 9, 2020

African American History Month
Author Talk and Signing:
THE WAR BEFORE THE WAR: FUGITIVE SLAVES AND THE STRUGGLE FOR AMERICA'S SOUL FROM THE REVOLUTION TO THE CIVIL WAR
with Andrew Delbanco
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, the Rhinebeck Reformed Church, the Jewish Federation of Dutchess County and the Mid-Hudson Antislavery History Project will present an African American History Month author talk and signing with Andrew Delbanco author of THE WAR BEFORE THE WAR: FUGITIVE SLAVES AND THE STRUGGLE FOR AMERICA'S SOUL FROM THE REVOLUTION TO THE CIVIL WAR at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 9, 2020. The program will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

Free public event but registration is required.
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Andrew Delbanco

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February 12, 2020

Conversation and Book Signing:
"THE IMPEACHERS: THE TRIAL OF ANDREW JOHNSON AND THE DREAM OF A JUST NATION" with author Brenda Wineapple and PBS's Alexander Heffner
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 4:00 p.m.
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present a conversation and book signing "THE IMPEACHERS: THE TRIAL OF ANDREW JOHNSON AND THE DREAM OF A JUST NATION" with author Brenda Wineapple and PBS's Alexander Heffner at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The program will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

Free public event but registration is required.
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Brenda Wineapple and Alexander Heffner

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February 15, 2020

Presidents Day Weekend Discussion:
"Presidential Leadership: Lincoln & Roosevelt" with Harold Holzer and Craig Symonds
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 1:00 p.m.
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host "Presidential Leadership: Lincoln & Roosevelt" -- a discussion with Harold Holzer and Craig Symonds (moderated by Library Director Paul Sparrow, and cohosted by Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College) at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The program will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

Free public event but registration is required.
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2020 Presidents Day Weekend Conversation

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March 12, 2020

Women's History Month
Poetry Reading and Book Signing:
ELEANOR: POEMS
with Gray Jacobik
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 4:00 p.m.
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present a Women's History Month poetry reading and book signing with Gray Jacobik author of ELEANOR: POEMS at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The program will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

Free public event but registration is required.
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Gray Jacobik

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April 18, 2020

Author Talks & Signings:
Hudson Valley History Reading Festival

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District will host the eighth annual Hudson Valley History Reading Festival on Saturday, April 18, 2020. In four sessions, beginning at 10:00 a.m., authors of book on Hudson Valley history will present author talks followed by book signings.

Schedule:

10:00 a.m.
Judith Linville
REFLECTIONS: STAATSBURG: "NOT JUST A PLACE TO LIVE" A COLLECTION OF INTERVIEWS WITH COMMUNITY MEMBERS

11:00 a.m.
David Levine
THE HUDSON VALLEY: THE FIRST 250 MILLION YEARS: A MOSTLY CHRONOLOGICAL AND OCCASIONALLY PERSONAL HISTORY

Noon: LUNCH BREAK

1:00 p.m.
Vincent T. Dacquino
PATRIOT HERO OF THE HUDSON VALLEY: THE LIFE AND RIDE OF SYBIL LUDINGTON

2:00 p.m.
Anthony P. Musso
HIDDEN TREASURES OF THE HUDSON VALLEY - VOLUME 3

Copies of all of the authors' books will be for sale in the New Deal Store located in the Wallace Center. 

Free public event but registration is required.
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2020 Hudson Valley History Reading Festival

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