Events Calendar

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Discussion and Musical Performance:
FDR&NYC:
Bold, Persistent Experimentation

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.

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The FDR Presidential Library and Museum and the Roosevelt Institute present, "FDR&NYC: Bold, Persistent Experimentation," a free public forum and musical performance on October 25, 2014 in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. The forum will begin at 2:00 p.m. with a moderated discussion on the interaction between three larger-than-life New Yorkers -- Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fiorello La Guardia, and Robert Moses -- and their work in creating today's New York City. At 5:00 p.m., forum attendees will enjoy a special, hour-long musical performance by the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra of New York City performing the Gary S. Fagin original Robert Moses Astride New York and a selection of FDR's favorite songs.

Registration required.
Call (845) 486-7745 to register.

 

Joe Donahue - WAMC

THE BIG READ Community Conversation:
For the Love of Books
with Joe Donahue

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 3:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library and the Poughkeepsie Public Library District will host a Community Conversation: For the Love of Books with Joe Donahue at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. Donahue hosts the weekday morning show 'The Roundtable' and the weekly 'Book Show' on WAMC Northeast Public Radio. He reads voraciously in preparation for his many interviews with authors and has agreed to speak about his love of books and share personal highlights from his many author interviews.

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

 

Polio Boulevard

Author Talk and Signing:
Karen Chase
Polio Boulevard: A Memoir

Thursday, November 6, 2014
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, November 6, 2014 with Karen Chase, author of Polio Boulevard: A Memoir in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

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

 

Rockefeller Book

Author Talk and Signing:
Richard Norton Smith
On His Own Terms:
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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 Tuesday, November 18, 2014 with Richard Norton Smith, author of On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

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

 

 Veteran Arts Showcase

Public Program & Exhibit:
Veteran Arts Showcase

Friday, November 21, 2014
Opening Reception
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Arts Showcase and Performances
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center 
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host a weekend long Veteran Arts Showcase -- featuring works by local artists, photographers, and authors with military backgrounds. The event will kick-off with a reception on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., followed by two full days (November 22 and 23) of exhibits, presentations, and performances. The Veteran Arts Showcase is the result of a collaborative effort between the Creative Warriors, Orange County Arts Council, and the Veteran Family Support Alliance (VETFAMSA), who together serve communities in Dutchess, Ulster and Orange Counties -- and throughout the Hudson Valley. The reception, exhibits, and performances will take place in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home (open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

Free public event. Call (845) 486-7745 for information.

 

 
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