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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, July 17, 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

    What We Wore During the War

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, July 18, 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, July 19, 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, July 19, 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: Fre
    Friday, July 20, 2018

    Most Fridays, a group of civilian WWII docents share their stories at the Visitor Center. 

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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, July 21, 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

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Reservations Required*)

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, July 24, 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

    Games and Toys for Girls and Boys

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

    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

    Richmond Bus Tour with a Park Ranger (Reservation)

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, July 25, 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, July 26, 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, July 26, 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, July 27, 2018

    Most Fridays, a group of civilian WWII docents share their stories at the Visitor Center.

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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, July 28, 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, July 28, 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 Lost Conversations” (Reservations Required*)

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, July 31, 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

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Reservations Required*)

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, August 2, 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, August 2, 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, August 3, 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, August 4, 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

    Rosie the Riveter Memorial – A Closer Look

    • Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Marina Bay Park (Melville Square)
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, August 5, 2018

    Visit Marina Bay Park (Melville Square), site of the Rosie the Riveter Memorial. A docent will be available for one hour to answer questions and introduce the memorial. (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, August 7, 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

    Warbling through the War Years

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, August 8, 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

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Reservations Required*)

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, August 9, 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, August 9, 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, August 10, 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

    ROSIE RALLY Home Front Festival

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Craneway Pavilion (Next to Visitor Center)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 11, 2018

    Join us for this fun annual event which includes a costume contest and swing dancing. (Open for more information)

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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, August 12, 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

    The Port Chicago Disaster and Aftermath

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Monday, August 13, 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” (Reservations Required*)

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, August 14, 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

    “Of Lost Conversations” (Reservations Required*)

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, August 16, 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, August 16, 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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1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 3000
Richmond, CA 94804

Phone:

(510) 232-5050

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