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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/17/2017
11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Location
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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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 of all ages. Master of Ceremonies, Greg Ciotti, is representing KOOP Radio’s Community Council whose charter is to highlight individuals and organizations that are giving back in our community.

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.

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