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Pride and Passion Exhibit Events Calendar


Opening Reception

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 3:00pm | McIntyre Library, 2nd Floor Breezeway

Join us as we celebrate the opening of "Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience" at McIntyre Library.Historian Jerry Poling, author of "A Summer up North: Henry Aaron and the Legend of Eau Claire Baseball," will provide a brief presentation.This event is free and open to the public.

Let's Talk Baseball: Brownbag Lunch Discussion

Monday, June 11th, 2012 12:00pm | McIntyre Library, 2nd Floor Breezeway

Join members of Eau Claire's Baseball History Committee as they recount and explore aspects of Eau Claire's baseball history.The discussion will be moderated, but don't be surprised if everything and anything related to baseball in Eau Claire is discussed.This event is free and open to the public.

In Their Own Words: Stories from Negro Leagues Players

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 7:00 pm | McIntyre Library, 2nd Floor Breezeway

McIntyre Library welcomes three former Negro Leagues Players to discuss their own experiences playing in the former Negro Leagues.The moderated panel session will provide an unparalleled glimpse into the lives of these players.This event is free and open to the public.

Larry Lester: Respect, Redemption, and Recognition

Thursday, June 21st, 2012 7:00 pm | Schneider Hall, Room 100, 7:00pm

Larry Lester, co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, is one of the foremost authorities on Negro Leagues Baseball.Mr. Lester's presentation will explore the history of Negro Leagues Baseball through a scholarly frame.This event is free and open to the public.

Let's Talk Baseball: Brownbag Lunch Discussion

Monday, June 25th, 2012 12:00pm | McIntyre Library, 2nd Floor Breezeway

Join members of Eau Claire's Baseball History Committee as they recount and explore aspects of Eau Claire's baseball history.The discussion will be moderated, but don't be surprised if everything and anything related to baseball in Eau Claire is discussed.This event is free and open to the public.

Hometown Home Run: Baseball in the Chippewa Valley

Summer 2012 | Chippewa Valley Museum 

Celebrating baseball is a community wide event, and during the summer of 2012 a series of exhibit panels on display at the Chippewa Valley Museum will explore Eau Claire and the Chippewa Valley's own baseball history.These exhibit panels were prepared by students in Dr. John W. W. Mann's History 486 Pro-seminar in Public History.For more information about the museum, including admission and hours of operation, please visit their website: www.cvmuseum.com

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