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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
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, September 20, 2018

    Park Ranger Betty Soskin shares her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. *Reservations for seats must be made in advance, by phone.

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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, September 20, 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: 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM,11:30 AM to 12:15 PM,1:15 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, September 21, 2018

    Most Fridays, a group of civilian WWII docents share their stories at the Visitor Center. 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: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Park Ranger Betty Soskin shares her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. *Reservations for seats must be made in advance, by phone.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Women's Herstory: The Legacy of Inclusion & Exclusion During WWII

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, September 23, 2018

    What jobs became available to women during WWII, in the military, the factories and beyond? Why did this matter for women historically? How does the legacy of women's work impact our society today? 

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Reservations Required*)

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

    Park Ranger Betty Soskin shares her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. *Reservations for seats must be made in advance, by phone.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Richmond Bus Tour with a Park Ranger (Reservation)

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, September 26, 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. Space is limited. – RESERVATIONS REQUIRED – Call (510) 232-5050 x0

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    What We Wore During the War

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, September 26, 2018

    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” (Reservations Required*)

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, September 27, 2018

    Park Ranger Betty Soskin shares her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. *Reservations for seats must be made in advance, by phone.

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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, September 27, 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: 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM,11:30 AM to 12:15 PM,1:15 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, September 28, 2018

    Most Fridays, a group of civilian WWII docents share their stories at the Visitor Center. 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: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 29, 2018

    Park Ranger Betty Soskin shares her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. *Reservations for seats must be made in advance, by phone.

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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, September 29, 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

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

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, September 30, 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 - Home Front History and Beyond!

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, September 30, 2018

    Take a leisurely one-hour stroll along the Bay Trail and explore questions about the home front history landscape. (Rain Cancels)

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Reservations Required*)

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, October 2, 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

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Reservations Required*)

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, October 4, 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, October 4, 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: 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM,11:30 AM to 12:15 PM,1:15 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, October 5, 2018

    Most Fridays, a group of civilian WWII docents share their stories at the Visitor Center. 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: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 6, 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

    Bay Trail Walk - Home Front History and Beyond!

    • Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 6, 2018

    Take a leisurely one-hour stroll along the Bay Trail and explore questions about the home front history landscape. (Rain Cancels)

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 6, 2018

    Our program will include a film screening of For the Sake of the Children, a documentary film.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Manufacturing Pride through Perseverance: Ford Assembly Plant

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 7, 2018

    Take a short walk with a park ranger and explore the history of the Ford Assembly Plant and its enduring effects on the people of the City of Richmond. (Rain Cancels)

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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
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 7, 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.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    The Port Chicago Disaster and Aftermath

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Monday, October 8, 2018

    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” (CANCELLED)

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, October 9, 2018

    Park Ranger Betty Soskin shares her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. (NOTE: CANCELLED) 

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Warbling through the War Years

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    Dancing the jitterbug, laughing to silly tunes—and mending broken hearts: music during World War II helped us get through fearful times.

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Richmond Bus Tour with a Park Ranger (Reservation)

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, October 10, 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. Space is limited. – RESERVATIONS REQUIRED – Call (510) 232-5050 x0

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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
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, October 11, 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, October 11, 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: 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM,11:30 AM to 12:15 PM,1:15 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, October 12, 2018

    Most Fridays, a group of civilian WWII docents share their stories at the Visitor Center.  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: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 13, 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

    Bicycle Tour of the Bay Trail: WWII Opportunities for Women

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 13, 2018

    Join us for a Park Ranger-led bicycle tour of the Bay Trail. Click for more details.

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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, October 14, 2018

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

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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Reservations Required*)

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

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Reservations Required*)

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, October 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, October 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: 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM,11:30 AM to 12:15 PM,1:15 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, October 19, 2018

    Most Fridays, a group of civilian WWII docents share their stories at the Visitor Center.  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: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

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

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1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 3000
Richmond, CA 94804

Phone:

(510) 232-5050

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