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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations” (First Come – First Served Seating*)

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 10, 2016

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

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    The Holidays Sparkled on Julia Street

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 10, 2016

    Join local storytellers as they share the experiences of Sara Jameson, African American welder at the Richmond Shipyards during WWII and South Berkeley home owner.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    100 Years of Service!

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, December 11, 2016

    The National Park Service is celebrating our Centennial! Join us to commemorate this occasion by discussing America’s best idea, and discover all the NPS has to offer through the Find Your Park campaign.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    The Port Chicago Disaster and Aftermath: A Virtual Tour

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Monday, December 12, 2016

    What kinds of questions were sailors and civilians asking after ten million pounds of explosives blew up in Concord in 1944?

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations” (First Come – First Served Seating*)

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, December 13, 2016

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses 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 (Reservations Required)

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    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.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    What We Wore During the War

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    The war changed everything including fashions which changed to meet new needs: leather, wool, and nylon were needed by our fighting forces, so we made do on the Home Front.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations” (First Come – First Served Seating*)

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, December 15, 2016

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses 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 Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, December 15, 2016

    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 internment 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 Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, December 16, 2016

    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

    “Of Lost Conversations” (First Come – First Served Seating*)

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 17, 2016

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

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Junior Ranger Fun!

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, December 18, 2016

    Kids of all ages, we want your opinion! Help a ranger test brand-new Junior Ranger ideas and activities, and earn a Junior Ranger badge.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations” (First Come – First Served Seating*)

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016

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

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Games and Toys for Girls and Boys

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, December 21, 2016

    Wartime was deadly serious for grown-ups, but for kids, it was a time for adventure. Let’s explore how children had fun during the war years: costumes, riding toys, board games, ships and planes and trains, the comics, and more!

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations” (First Come – First Served Seating*)

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, December 22, 2016

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

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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 Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, December 23, 2016

    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

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Reservations Required*)

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Celebrations During the War Years

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, December 28, 2016

    How did Americans celebrate the winter holidays in the Kaiser shipyards, overseas, and across the country, during the extreme circumstances of WWII? Come and reminisce about wartime holidays of the past.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Reservations Required*)

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, December 29, 2016

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

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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 Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, December 30, 2016

    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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1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 3000
Richmond, CA 94804

Phone:

(510) 232-5050
Main phone line for Visitor Education Center and Directory.

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