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A Weekend of Service

Apr 13, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019
Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Commemorate the opening of The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 with a weekend focused on military service, service to the community, and service through civic action.

Join families and visitors of all ages in thinking about what patriotism and duty means through multiple lenses, take part in a weekend-long community service project inside the History Center, and explore stories of service in The Vietnam War exhibit.

Saturday, April 13:

9:45 a.m. – Join us on the exhibition’s opening morning for an opening ceremony featuring the 911th Airlift Wing honor guard and the singing of the national anthem by Vietnam War veteran Lee Corfield.

Throughout the day, meet representatives from local nonprofit organizations working to support military veterans, social justice efforts, and the local Vietnamese community at a Service Resource Fair in the History Center’s Great Hall. Find out how you can support the work these incredible organizations are doing with volunteer service of your own.

Saturday AND Sunday, April 13 and 14:

Throughout the day, join in a community service project benefiting service members stationed overseas. The project is open to all History Center visitors during opening weekend.

ADMISSION

Weekend of Service is included with general admission and is free for History Center members.

Weekend of Service is presented in partnership with Pittsburgh Cares

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