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January 26, 2015
Women Play the Leading Role in WWII Film Series
(Richmond, CA) – The National Park Service and the Richmond Museum Association announce a new film festival series aboard the SS Red Oak Victory, a beautifully restored cargo ship built in Richmond during World War II. The ship is owned and operated by the Richmond Museum Association and is also part of Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park. Admission to the films is free, but there is a suggested donation of $10 to help preserve and maintain the ship.

January 14, 2015
Valentine-themed Programs at Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center
Kids and families are invited to join National Park Service rangers for Valentine-themed arts and crafts on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center, part of Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, CA. This free program will begin at 10:00am, with craft projects running until 1:00pm. The Valentine crafts will use recycled and everyday household items, similar to crafts that children used to make during the World War II years.


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