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Dates:Sunday, August 11, 2019 - Sunday, August 11, 2019
Hours:9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:Free
Category:Learn Something
Join us for this two day event commemorating the 'Greatest Generation' during the tumultuous war years.

Weekend activities will include tours and special exhibits, the Homefront Speaker Series, hands on history activities, a Big Band Concert, and a Sunset Swing Dance.

See a Victory Garden, tour Rosie's Navy Yard, view vintage vehicles, and explore the World War II destroyer USS Cassin Young.

All tours, talks and activities will help tell the story of the “Greatest Generation” during the tumultuous war years.

Free family friendly hands-on activities will include:

• Make a worker Badge, 'We Can Do It' selfie booth - come dressed like Rosie the Riveter, twisting rope, rivet a ribbon bracelet, coloring books, and more!
• World War II Makeup Tutorial
• Tour a Destroyer - USS CASSIN YOUNG
• Guided tours of Rosie's Navy Yard
• Swing Dance and lessons
• Vintage Vehicles
• Living History
• Homefront Speaker Series featuring Jane Healy, author of 'Beantown Girls', Tom Daley, Curator of Education at the Norman Rockwell Museum, Elizabeth Cole Sheehan, Designer, and more...
• Victory Garden

Full Schedule available here: https://www.nps.gov/bost/planyourvisit/wecandoit.htm Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/we-can-do-it-tickets-64065339154

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114 16th St, Charlestown, MA, 02129 map

Charlestown Navy Yard
114 16th St
Charlestown, MA 02129

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