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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Play Hard in the Shipyard!

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    Wondering how the shipyard workers spent their free time? From friendly competitions, to intramural sports, the home front workers knew how to have a good time! More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Of Lost Conversations

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Women, Get a War Job!

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Learn about the WWII media campaign that called women to “do their part.” Which women were addressed? Which women answered? More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations”: Ranger Talk by Betty Soskin

    Thursday, April 23, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Blossoms and Thorns

    Thursday, April 23, 2015

    A docent from the Japanese American Citizen’s League screens the documentary “Blossoms and Thorns”, and shares their experiences in a WWII Japanese American internment camp. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Rosie Meet and Greet!

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    Most Fridays, a group of civilian WWII docents share their stories in an informal setting at the Visitor Center. Here is your chance to ask the experts about life and work on the WWII American Home Front. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Rails through Richmond

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    Railroads opened the West, including the City of Richmond, western terminus of the Santa Fe. Join a ranger to explore the railroad’s impact on WWII, and vice versa. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Warbling through the War Years

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    World War II produced popular music from jitterbug to broken hearts, which we'll see and hear through samples from radio, records, and the movies. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Of Lost Conversations

    Saturday, April 25, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Bay Trail Walk

    Saturday, April 25, 2015

    Take a one hour leisurely stroll along the Bay Trail and explore home front history with a park ranger. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Shoreline History On Your Bike (or Rollerblades or Skateboard)!!

    Sunday, April 26, 2015

    Explore Richmond’s WWII-era history along the Bay Trail. Join the world’s slowest bike tour for 2 & 1/2 miles on a flat, shoreline path. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Play Hard in the Shipyard!

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015

    Wondering how the shipyard workers spent their free time? From friendly competitions, to intramural sports, the home front workers knew how to have a good time! More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Of Lost Conversations

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations”: Ranger Talk by Betty Soskin

    Thursday, April 30, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Blossoms and Thorns

    Thursday, April 30, 2015

    A docent from the Japanese American Citizen’s League screens the documentary “Blossoms and Thorns”, and shares their experiences in a WWII Japanese American internment camp. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free

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