LOCATION: EAST BRIDGE, SECOND FLOOR
Bring your kids to story time! A Freedom Center staff member or volunteer will read a story that highlights minority baseball players and their impact on the game of baseball and American culture.
Book: Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl’s Baseball Dream by: Crystal Hubbard (book read by Freedom Center Staff/ Volunteer)
Ages: k – 6
LOCATION: GRAND HALL, SECOND FLOOR
Come learn about the Emancipation Proclamation and celebrate freedom today by making your own freedom kite.
LOCATION: TOUR STARTS IN THE FREEDOM CENTER LOBBY
This tour will lead visitors throughout the main gallery halls of the museum. The tour guide will highlight significant artifacts, stories, locations, and answer questions on this one hour experience.
Create your own baseball cap.
Andong “Misha” Song, 18, made history last week as the first Chinese player in the National Hockey League after being selected by the New York Islanders with the No. 172 pick on Saturday, June 27. One sports official suggested Song might become “the Yao Ming of Chinese ice hockey.”
Misty Copland, 32, has become the first African-American female to be promoted to the highest rank at the American Ballet Theatre. She is a 19-year veteran of the company, being promoted from a soloist to a principal dancer. The company has been around for 75 years, making this a huge accomplishment for Copeland.
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