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George Bush Presidential Library and Museum's February Education Programs Include CELEBRATE PRESIDENT'S DAY, an Art and Essay Contest and More

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum's February Education Programs Include CELEBRATE PRESIDENT'S DAY, an Art and Essay Contest and More

In February students in grades 3-8 can learn from a former president and hear stories of the Buffalo Soldiers through on-site and distance learning programs available at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University.

Celebrate Presidents Day
Feb. 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m. CST
Grades 3-8

Meet one of America's most exciting and dynamic presidents, Theodore Roosevelt. He was a hunter and conservationist. He was also a warrior who won the Nobel Peace Prize. Historical impressionist Peter Small, who has performed across the nation, including at four Presidential Libraries and for the History Channel, will present this interactive portrayal.

The program is available through distance learning and on site at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. Free books will be distributed to on-site participants based on registration date and availability of books.

Contributions of Buffalo Soldiers
Feb. 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m. CST
Grades 3-8

Hear the stories of the heroic Buffalo Soldiers! This program depicts the rich history of the Buffalo Soldiers through authentic stories, artifacts and music. This tells the important historical record of the 9th Cavalry as well as 24th and 25th Infantry.

The program is available through distance learning and on site at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.

Art and Essay Contest
Grades K-12

Entries for the 2014 Art and Essay Contest will be received Feb. 26 and 27 from 2-7 p.m. at the Bush Library and Museum. This year's theme is "Community History, Heroes and Heritage."

For more information or to register for on-site education programs at the Bush Library and Museum call (979) 691-4006, or email bush.education@nara.gov.

Make free online distance learning reservations at http://www.connect2texas.net/bushlibrary41 (video-conference, live stream or recording).

Located on the campus of Texas A&M University a premier public Tier 1 research university home to more than 50,000 students theGeorgeBush Presidential Library and Museum is part of the National Archives and Records Administration's Presidential Libraries system. For more information go to bushlibrary.tamu.edu.

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