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Oral Histories LIVE! Featuring: Lee Clancey

WHEN: August 20, 2019 TIME: 6:00 p.m. ADMISSION: $7.00 General Public $5.00 Members CLICK HERE for tickets For over 45 years, Lee Clancey has had a broad cross-section of leadership experiences in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and beyond. Now retired, Lee continues to spend many hours as a volunteer. Professionally, Lee has served as President/CEO of the Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce and also as a business consultant. Prior to that, Lee served 6 years as Mayor of Cedar Rapids. In addition, Lee has worked as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Iowa, as the first Executive Director of the Renaissance Group (now Downtown District), a

Family History Adventures at The History Center!

Four Saturdays of Family History Adventures! Weekends are for family, so come on down to The History Center and join us for our family adventure weekends! DATES AND THEMES: Drop in between 10 am and 4 pm July 20 – History Detectives July 27 – HERstory August 3 – History Through the Arts August 10 – Diggin' the Past Grab your kiddos—and your History Center Family Adventure Kit—for activities, crafts, and games that make history fun for everyone. Your History Adventure Pack is just $5 over and above the cost of museum admission. Activities are self-guided so you can play and learn at your own pace. If you sign up for a Family Membership ($50) your first family adventure kit is FREE—and so is a

History Through the Arts Summer Camp

History Through the Arts will provide children with a unique perspective by combining the stories of the past with visual and performing arts! CLICK HERE for more information.

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Tuesday - Saturday

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


$7.00 for general public

$5.00 for students (with ID)

Free for children ages 4 and younger

Free for members of The History Center

All galleries and exhibits are self-guided.

The History Center

Linn County Historical Society

800 Second Avenue SE

Cedar Rapids, IA  52403

Tel: 319-362-1501