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Fireworks Tomorrow Night - Rosie Summer 2008 Newsletter Posted

Click here for the latest issue (Summer 2008) of the National Park Service Partnership Newsletter from Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park. Lots of events and activities are planned this summer, including tomorrow the JULY 3RD - Independence Day Celebrations in Richmond. Get the best seat to watch the fireworks and eat at a BBQ sponsored by SS Red Oak Victory, Shipyard No. 3. I’ll see you there! Chow down on good food and then enjoy the million-dollar view of Richmond's fireworks display on July 3rd. $25/Person (Advance Registration Required). Includes dinner and one drink per person (add'l drinks for sale). Make out checks to: Richmond Museum Assn; Mail to: 3820-A San Pablo Dam Rd, El Sobrante, CA 94803. For information, call: 510-222-9200. Information about other Red Oak Victory  event & fees: 510-222-9200, www.ssredoakvictory.com/calendar.htm.

City of Richmond celebration, Marina Bay Park. Free. July 3, 5 pm - 10 pm. Info: 510-620-6793.

Read about other events, including:

·         New park ranger programs at the Rosie the Riveter Memorial and    Shipyard No. 3 in July, August and September (see “Upcoming Events”)!

·         Victory gardens and healthy communities

·         The National Park Service’s growing museum collection

·         Japanese-American historical sites showcased on NPS bus tour

·         The NPS and city of Richmond Historic Preservation awards

·         Home Front stories about Latino heritage at Richmond's recent Cinco de Mayo festival

·         The Emmanuel F. Joseph collection documenting African-American life in the Bay Area

Visit www.nps.rori  to learn more about NPS programs and upcoming events  in our latest newsletter…

Carla Koop

Outreach Coordinator, National Park Service

Rosie the Riveter/ World War II Home Front NHP

1401 Marina Way South

Richmond CA 94804

510-232-0865 phone

510-232-5504 fax


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Home Front Festival by-the-Bay

Oct. 4 - 5, 2008