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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Rose Garden Ceremony

Friday, January 30, 2015

FDR Birthday Event:
Rose Garden Ceremony
and Birthday Cake

Location:
Rose Garden, Home of FDR National Historic Site
and Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 3:00 p.m.

On Friday, January 30, 2015 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. For information call (845) 229-6214.

 

Misa's Fugue

CitizenFour

Saturday, February 7, 2015

The Pare Lorentz Center
at the FDR Presidential Library
WINTER 2015 DOCUMENTARY FILM SERIES
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 3:00 p.m.

The Pare Lorentz Center at the FDR Presidential Library will present its Winter 2015 Documentary Film Series on Saturday, February 7, 2015. Screenings will include:

3:00 p.m.:
The Films of Pare Lorentz:
The Plow that Broke the Plains
and The River
Classic 1930s documentaries produced by legendary filmmaker Pare Lorentz highlighting the importance of maintaining America's natural resources. Unrated.

4:00 p.m:
Misa's Fugue - with introductory remarks by Director Sean Gaston
The true story of one man's survival -- from victim of Nazi oppression to artist using music and sculpture in his efforts to escape the past. Unrated.

[BREAK FROM 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.]

7:00 p.m.:
CitizenFour
A real life thriller, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald's encounters with National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. Rated R.

This program will be held in the Milstein Auditorium of the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. Seating is first-come, first-served.

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

 

Holmes Book

Presidential Autographs

Saturday, February 14, 2015

President's Day Weekend Events:
Author Talk and Signing:
David L. Holmes author of
The Faiths of the Founding Fathers
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is pleased to present an author talk and book signing with David L. Holmes author of The Faiths of the Founding Fathers. The program will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 14, 2015 in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. Following the presentation, Holmes will be available to sign copies of his book.

Documents on Display: Presidential Autographs
Location: FDR Library Research Room 
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Following the book talk the Library will display original documents from the Roosevelt Library archives bearing the signatures of many of our nation's Presidents including: Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, Harry Truman and John F. Kennedy. More than 30 signatures will be on display -- most of which were collected by Franklin Roosevelt himself. The autographs will be on display in the FDR Library Research Room. The Library and Museum will be free to visitors from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for this event.

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

 

 2015 ER Forum

Blow Book

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Eleanor Roosevelt
"We Make Our Own History" Forum:
Charles M. Blow author of
Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoir
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 6:30 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library, Catharine Street Community Center and the Roosevelt Institute proudly present the sixth annual Eleanor Roosevelt "We Make Our Own History" Forum. The 2015 forum is an author talk and signing with Charles M. Blow author of Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoir program will take place in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. 

Pre-registration and admission fee required. Call (845) 473-2272 for registration information.

Proceeds benefit Catharine Street Community Center, Poughkeepsie, NY.

 

 

Butler Book

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Author Talk and Signing:
Susan Butler

Roosevelt and Stalin:
Portrait of a Partnership
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library will host an author talk and signing at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2015 with Susan Butler, author of Roosevelt and Stalin: Portrait of a PartnershipCopies of the book will be available for sale after the talk.

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

 

 
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