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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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 22, 2015
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 22, 2015. 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 23, 2014 - Sunday May 24, 2015
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center 
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

On Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, 2015 the lawn in front of the FDR Presidential Library will take on the appearance of a World War II encampment. 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. This year, the New York Army National Guard will be on hand with modern day equipment and personnel from Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery stationed at New Windsor, New York.

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

Graveside Memorial Service
Monday, May 25, 2015
Location: Rose Garden, Home of FDR National Historic Site
Time: 1:30 p.m.

On Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 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.

 

 

Franks Book

Readin Festival Lecture

Reading Festival Signing

Roosevelt Reading Festival
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 9:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Participating Authors

The FDR Presidential Library will present the 12th Annual Roosevelt Reading Festival on Saturday, June 20, 2015. In concurrent sessions throughout the day, 14 authors of recently published works that draw upon the Roosevelt Library archives will present author talks followed by book signings.

This year, Lucinda Franks, author of Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me, 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.

 

Giglio Book

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Presentation and Book Signing:
Ernest Giglio
Presidents on Film

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library will host Presidents on Film -- film-commentary presentation and book signing at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2015 with Ernest Giglio, author of Here's Looking at You: Hollywood, Film & PoliticsCopies of the book will be available for sale after the talk.

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

 

 
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