December 8, 2018
Holiday Open House Events:
Decorations, Children's Reading Festival and Santa
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The annual Holiday Open House is on December 8, 2018 is from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Roosevelt Library and the Home of FDR National Historic Site. Both the Home and the Roosevelt Library study will be decorated for the holidays as they were during the Roosevelt presidency.
The annual Children's Reading Festival -- presented by the Roosevelt Library and the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District -- will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on December 8. Children's book authors will read from and sign copies of their books. Featured books will be available for purchase.
In addition, there will be live music, free photos with Santa from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and children can make holiday cards for sailors on the USS FRANKLIN AND ELEANOR ROOSEVELT (www.ddg-roosevelt.navy.mil) beginning at Noon. Refreshments will be served throughout the afternoon.
Admission is free to the Home and Library throughout the day.
January 30, 2019
Rose Garden Ceremony and Refreshments:
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Birthday
Location: Rose Garden & Wallace Center
Time: 3:00 p.m.
On the occasion of Franklin D. Roosevelt's 137th Birthday, the National Park Service at the Home of the FDR National Historic Site will hold a Rose Garden Ceremony at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. The FDR Presidential Library will invite attendees back to the Wallace Center for birthday cake and refreshments following the ceremony.
Free public event.