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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Limited Seating*)

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Richmond Bus Tour with a Park Ranger - Reservation Required

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    Hop aboard with a park ranger for an overview of the park sites located throughout the City of Richmond. A short tour of the Maritime Child Development Center is included. – RESERVATIONS REQUIRED –

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Limited Seating*)

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, January 18, 2018

    Park Ranger Betty Soskin shares her experience as a young African American woman during WWII.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Blossoms and Thorns

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, January 18, 2018

    A docent from the Japanese American Citizens’ League screens the documentary, Blossoms and Thorns, about Richmond’s pre-and post-war community of flower growers and nursery owners, and shares from their experiences in a WWII incarceration camp.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Rosie Meet and Greet

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, January 19, 2018

    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 in the Richmond Shipyards.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    The Cartoon War from Disney to Dr. Seuss

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018

    Boosting morale during WWII took many forms including comic books, editorial cartoons and movie cartoons. Experience some of the favorites enjoyed by kids, GIs, and workers on the Home Front.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Blossoms and Thorns

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, January 25, 2018

    A docent from the Japanese American Citizens’ League screens the documentary, Blossoms and Thorns, about Richmond’s pre-and post-war community of flower growers and nursery owners, and shares from their experiences in a WWII incarceration camp.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Warbling through the War Years

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, January 25, 2018

    Dancing the jitterbug, laughing to silly tunes—and mending broken hearts: music during World War II helped us get through fearful times. We’ll see and hear how we listened through samples from radio, records, and the movies.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Rosie Meet and Greet

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, January 26, 2018

    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 in the Richmond Shipyards.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    A Second Gold Rush: Migration to California, 1940-45

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, January 27, 2018

    Join UC Berkeley Professor of History Emeritus Thomas Metcalf for a presentation about how the unprecedented migration during WWII created the California we know today.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Henry J. Kaiser: “Build Em' by the Mile and Cut Em' off by the Yard”

    • Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, January 27, 2018

    Join author Steve Gilford for a presentation about the extraordinary life of ship builder Henry J. Kaiser, an industrialist who was a loyal friend to (organized) labor.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story (Reservations Required)

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, January 27, 2018

    Karen Korematsu, daughter of Civil Rights activist Fred. T. Korematsu shares the injustices her father endured and the overturn of Korematsu's conviction during WWII. Come and honor his legacy as a civil rights hero for all Americans.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Blossoms and Thorns

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, February 1, 2018

    A docent from the Japanese American Citizens’ League screens the documentary, Blossoms and Thorns, about Richmond’s pre-and post-war community of flower growers and nursery owners, and shares from their experiences in a WWII incarceration camp.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Rosie Meet and Greet

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, February 2, 2018

    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 in the Richmond Shipyards.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Rosie the Riveter Memorial – A Closer Look

    • Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Marina Bay Park/Rosie Memorial
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, February 4, 2018

    Visit Marina Bay Park (Melville Square), site of the Rosie the Riveter Memorial—a very thoughtful public art sculpture of a World War II cargo ship under construction along a 450-foot timeline. Drop-In

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Blossoms and Thorns

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, February 8, 2018

    A docent from the Japanese American Citizens’ League screens the documentary, Blossoms and Thorns, about Richmond’s pre-and post-war community of flower growers and nursery owners, and shares from their experiences in a WWII incarceration camp.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    The Cartoon War from Disney to Dr. Seuss

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, February 8, 2018

    Boosting morale during WWII took many forms including comic books, editorial cartoons and movie cartoons. Experience some of the favorites enjoyed by kids, GIs, and workers on the Home Front.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Rosie Meet and Greet

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, February 9, 2018

    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 in the Richmond Shipyards.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    A Second Gold Rush: Migration to California, 1940-45

    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, February 10, 2018

    Join UC Berkeley Professor of History Emeritus Thomas Metcalf for a presentation about how the unprecedented migration during WWII created the California we know today.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Bay Trail Walk

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, February 11, 2018

    Take a leisurely one hour stroll along the Bay Trail and explore home front history with a park ranger. (Rain Cancels)

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Blossoms and Thorns

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, February 15, 2018

    A docent from the Japanese American Citizens’ League screens the documentary, Blossoms and Thorns, about Richmond’s pre-and post-war community of flower growers and nursery owners, and shares from their experiences in a WWII incarceration camp.

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