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Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death
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Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314 United States
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What is Día de los Muertos? Where did it come from, what are its roots? How do we celebrate it here in the U.S.? Día los Muertos or Days of the Dead is a significant and highly celebrated holiday in Mexico, Latin America, and Southwestern U.S. To understand Día de los Muertos one has to... Read More

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FRANK Talk – Borders, Walls, and Immigration – Ajo

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Salazar-Ajo Library, 15 W. Plaza St. #179
Ajo, AZ 85321 United States
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Scott Warren, Freelance Geographer Immigration is one of the most divisive issues facing our country and our state. Who comes in and out of the U.S., and how? Do current immigration laws effectively promote national security and economic prosperity, without compromising human and civil rights? In Arizona border security and immigration policies are more than... Read More

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5:30 pm

The Orphan Trains, Foundlings on the Frontier (Coolidge)

February 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Coolidge Public Library, 160 W. Central Avenue
Coolidge, AZ 85128 United States
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“The Orphan Trains-Foundlings to the Frontier” program informs and entertains audiences of all ages about the little-known chapter of the largest child migration in American and Arizona history. Programs incorporate live music, storytelling, historical photos, video interviews with survivors, and a Q&A." This program is supported by a grant from Arizona Humanities.

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7:00 pm

Specters of the Past: Arizona’s Ghost Towns (Quartzsite)

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Quartzsite Town Hall, 465 North Plymouth Rd.
Quartzsite, AZ 85346 United States
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The promise of unimagined riches is what brought many of the earliest colonizers to the Arizona Territory. Following the trail to the discovery of the mother lode, they built, then dismantled and finally abandoned communities when mines played out – leaving behind tantalizing clues of difficult hardships. Some towns survived like Bisbee, Jerome, Tombstone and... Read More

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