Willis Wood Cemetery Marker Dedication

Please join the Harris County Historical Commission as they host the marker dedication for Willis Wood Cemetery.

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Spring Break on the Bluff - Booked on a Feeling: Bookbinding Demonstration

Hallo, Frühling! Join Kreische Brewery and Monument Hill for a week full of fun activities on the Bluff. In today's program, learn how to sew together your own historic document to take home with you!

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Beasts of Burden

Plowing the land was a quintessential 1850s farming skill!

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Spring Break on the Bluff - Historic Toymaking: Make your own Jacob's Ladder

Hallo, Frühling! Join Kreische Brewery and Monument Hill for a week full of fun activities on the Bluff. In today's program, construct and decorate your own wooden Jacob’s Ladder to take home with you!

Photo of WWII Spy, Claire Phillips.

Webinar: Spies of the Pacific, the Claire Phillips Story

Join the National Museum of the Pacific War for their latest Webinar, Spies of the Pacific: The Claire Phillips Story, with guest speaker Amanda A. Ohlke.

Ohlke is the Director of Adult Education at the International Spy Museum. As a key member of the Spy Museum creative team since 2004, she helped develop the Museum’s exhibitions for the reopening in 2019. Since 2004, she has worked on a wide variety of exhibitions and programs ranging from Civil War espionage to James Bond villains. She frequently represents the International Spy Museum in the media on historical and current espionage topics and has been a guest expert on “Mysteries at the Museum” numerous times.

During this 30 minute online webinar, Ohlke will recount the story of Claire Phillips. Born in 1907, Phillips was a stage actress and singer from Portland, Oregon. She gained recognition for her bravery as a spy and humanitarian during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines in World War II. Renowned as an author and activist, she was honored with the Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian wartime decoration in the United States.

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Third Thursday Reading Program

in us on Thursday, March 21st, from 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm as we host our monthly Third Thursday Reading Program.

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Maxey House Book Club

Join the Maxey House Book Club on Thursday, March 21 at 6:00 pm to discuss The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton.

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Under the Oaks - Guy Forsyth

Join us March 22nd for the first night of our 2024 Under the Oaks concert series! Come out to the French Legation to enjoy a performance from Austin legend Guy Forsyth.

A view of L'Angelot, the little angel statue, in the Home's courtyard.

Casa Magoffin Companeros Present Overnight at the Magoffin Home: Adult Edition

Grab your sleeping bag and join us in the courtyard of the Magoffin Home for an overnight stay under the stars!

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Class- Hearth Cooking Workshop

Learn to cook on a hearth like early Texans! Family Class is Sat. March 23rd, 2024; Adult Class is Sun. March 24th, 2024. Registration is required.