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World Refugee Day

June 17, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm - Free

Learn about the cultures that continue to make Texas the diverse place it is today. Join the Austin Refugee Roundtable and the Bullock Museum for a free celebration of World Refugee Day.

Commemorate the United Nations’ World Refugee Day at the Bullock Museum with a naturalization ceremony, free samples of world cuisine, live music and performances, and activities for families with kids ages 6 and up.

Event Highlights:

Beginning at 11:30am:

Discover what the journey of a refugee is like, from home country to the United States, through a learning game sponsored by Caritas of Austin and Refugee Services of Texas.

12:00pm-1:00pm:

Welcome our newest Texans at a Naturalization Ceremony in the Museum’s Texas Spirit Theater. Space is limited so check-in at the Theater for your free pass when you arrive.

Beginning at 12:00pm:

Taste samples of world cuisine courtesy of Rosemary’s Catering (while they last!).

Enjoy international music from Kupira Marimba, family activities, a photo booth, and more!

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Support for the Bullock Museum’s exhibitions and education programs provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.

Details

Date:
June 17, 2017
Time:
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/visit/calendar/world-refugee-day-20170617

Venue

Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States

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