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February 13, 2021, 1:00 PM - February 20, 2021, 1:00 PM @ Waukee Public Library | Online
Why do lovers send greeting cards, candy, and roses on February 14th? In this holiday program with music, author, photographer, and musician Kevin Woyce explores the romantic history of Valentine's Day—from Saint Valentine, Cupid, and the first Valentine cards to some of the season's most popular songs! Registration Required for this online event.
Additionally, 35 lucky people on the Registration List will be chosen at random to receive a Valentine 4pc Chocolate Box from Chocolate Storybook. Winners (one per household) will be contacted via email with more information about picking up their chocolate curbside—so double check that you have entered a valid email address!
Those who are registered to "attend" will be emailed a private link to the class video. The class video will only be available to view from Saturday, February 13th at 1:00pm until Saturday, February 20th at 1:00pm.
February 20, 2021, 1:00 PM - February 27, 2021, 1:00 PM @ Waukee Public Library | Online
Iowa was the first state in the U.S. to officially integrate its public schools in 1868, just three years after the Civil War ended. Surprised? This and so much more is part of Iowa’s wealth of African American history that will be explored in this presentation by the African American Museum of Iowa. From York, the first African American in Iowa and member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, to the first Black president, Barack Obama, African American history is American history and Iowa has many stories to share.
The video of this presentation will be publicly available from Saturday, February 20th to Saturday, February 27th. The video will be viewable via the Library's social media accounts and the video will also be posted here.