Events Calendar

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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Reich Book

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Author Talk & Signing:
Sue Reich
WORLD WAR II QUILTS
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center 
Time: 2:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library will present an author talk and book signing with Sue Reich, author of WORLD WAR II QUILTS. The program will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, 2016 in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

Free public event. For information call (845) 486-7745.

 

M. Raisch Sings
USO Show

Military Displays Event
World War II Military Displays

Rose Garden
Rose Garden Ceremony

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND EVENTS

USO Show
Friday, May 27, 2016
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

An evening of WWII-era entertainment will transport visitors back to the Roosevelt days as the FDR Presidential Library hosts a USO Show on Friday, May 27, 2016. Attendees will enjoy an evening of comedy and entertainment, historic film footage, and music from the 1940s.

Free public event. For information call (845) 486-7745.

World War II Military Displays
Saturday, May 28, 2016 - Sunday May 29, 2016
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center 
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

On Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29, 2016 the lawn in front of the FDR Presidential Library will take on the appearance of a World War II encampment. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Roosevelt Library and The Duffle Bag's partnership for this popular community program. Period military vehicles of all sizes and soldiers in battle dress will be on hand to share their love of history with World War II enthusiasts, families, teachers, and students.

Free public event. For information call (845) 486-7745.

Graveside Memorial Service
Monday, May 30, 2016
Location: Rose Garden, Home of FDR National Historic Site
Time: 1:30 p.m.

On Memorial Day, May 30, 2016 the National Park Service will host a graveside memorial service at 1:30 p.m. in the Rose Garden at the Home of FDR National Historic Site.

Free public event. For information call (845) 229-6225.

 

 

Hamby Book

Readin Festival Lecture

Reading Festival Signing

Roosevelt Reading Festival
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 9:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Participating Authors

The FDR Presidential Library will present the annual Roosevelt Reading Festival on Saturday, June 18, 2016. In concurrent sessions throughout the day, 15 authors of recently published works that draw upon the Roosevelt Library archives will present author talks followed by book signings.

This year, Alonzo Hamby, author of Man of Destiny: FDR and the Making of the American Century, will deliver the keynote address at 4:00 p.m.

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

Free public event. For information call (845) 486-7745.

 

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