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Bush Birthday Celebration

6/9/2017
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum's Rotunda
Family Friendly, Special Events

Grab your pearls and crazy socks and join us as we celebrate the birthdays of both President and Mrs. Bush! Mrs. Bush will be turning 92 on June 8, and President Bush will be 93 on June 12, so we’re honoring them both with a party on Friday, June 9. Museum visitors are invited to join in the celebration from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for free birthday cake, Blue Bell Ice Cream, popcorn and refreshments in the rotunda. There is no cost to participate in the festivities in the rotunda, but regular museum admission will apply. President and Mrs. Bush will celebrate their birthdays with family and friends in Kennebunkport, Maine, and will not be in attendance.

Special thanks to Blue Bell Creameries and Pepsi for providing refreshments!!

For more information call (979) 691-4014, or email to reservations.bush@nara.gov.


Summer Film Series: "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey"

6/16/2017
7 p.m.
George Bush Presidential Library Center
Evening, Family Friendly, Films, Special Events

Join us for the 2017 Summer Film Series as we go exploring from the perspective of a trio of lost pets in "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey."

 

Homeward Bound tells the story of three bold pets - Chance, Shadow, and Sassy - as they make an impossible journey across America to find their owners. The trio must overcome a variety of unanticipated obstacles such as rapid waters, nature’s predators, unpredictable weather, and unexpected terrain as they make their trek. Join us in seeing  some of America’s natural wonders through the wide eyes of the Chance, Shadow, and Sassy. Released in 1993, Homeward Bound is 84 minutes long and rated G.


Bring your blankets and lawn chairs as we enjoy this film under the stars. Games and free refreshments will begin at 7 p.m., and the movie will start just after sundown. You may bring your coolers, but please no pets or glass containers.


This summer’s movies are being shown in conjunction with the newest exhibit at the Bush Library and Museum, “The Legacy of Ranching: Preserving the Past, Embracing the Future.” Through a partnership with the Department of Animal Sciences at Texas A&M University, this exhibit celebrates the historic ranches of Texas and their ability to adapt through changing natural and business environments. The commitment and innovation of the families who built these ranches have helped them to preserve their legacies. Featuring hands-on activities, 250 artifacts and a historic chuck wagon centerpiece, “The Legacy of Ranching” will be on display through January 7, 2018. Don’t miss the opportunity to share the legacy of ranching in Texas with a new generation.


For more information call (979) 691-4014, email to reservations.bush@nara.gov, or register at the link below. Special thanks to Pepsi for providing the drinks!

 
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“I Love America” Fourth of July Celebration

7/4/2017
5:00 - 9:45 p.m.
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Family Friendly, Holiday, Special Events

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is proud to host the College Station Noon Lions Club's "I Love America" Fourth of July Celebration, July 4, 2017 at the George Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University.

Free parking is available at Fan Field, the gravel parking lot on Research Parkway on the Texas A&M University campus. There will not be shuttles from West Campus Garage or Reed Arena. Handicapped parking is available in Lot 41 in front of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum entrance. Come early and bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets. Please, no pets or glass containers.

Schedule of Events:

9:30 a.m. – 8:15 p.m. -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum open with free admission all day

5:30 p.m. -- Concession Stands Open

6:00 - 8:30 p.m. -- Kids' Zone open with games and bounce houses for children. 

6 p.m. -- Live entertainment including Kane Alvarado and Xchange (with special guest Courtney Ramirez)

8:45 p.m. -- Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra 

9:30 p.m. -- Fireworks Show

For more information, please call (979) 691-4014 or email reservations.bush@nara.gov.


Summer Film Series: "Flicka"

8/25/2017
7 p.m.
George Bush Presidential Library Center
Evening, Family Friendly, Films, Special Events

The third movie in our 2017 Summer Film Series is "Flicka," starring Tim McGraw, Maria Bello, Alison Lohman.

 

Teenaged Katy McLaughlin is sent home to work her family’s ranch after conflict at school. It is here that she rediscovers her love of the West through her experience taming a wild mustang she names Flicka. The pair overcome forces that seek to divide them and are ultimately reunited. Join us in seeing the West from the perspective of a family that knows it best. Released in 2006, Flicka is 95 minutes long and rated PG.


Bring your blankets and lawn chairs as we enjoy this film under the stars. Games and free refreshments will begin at 7 p.m., and the movie will start just after sundown. You may bring your coolers, but please no pets or glass containers.


This summer’s movies are being shown in conjunction with the newest exhibit at the Bush Library and Museum, “The Legacy of Ranching: Preserving the Past, Embracing the Future.” Through a partnership with the Department of Animal Sciences at Texas A&M University, this exhibit celebrates the historic ranches of Texas and their ability to adapt through changing natural and business environments. The commitment and innovation of the families who built these ranches have helped them to preserve their legacies. Featuring hands-on activities, 250 artifacts and a historic chuck wagon centerpiece, “The Legacy of Ranching” will be on display through January 7, 2018. Don’t miss the opportunity to share the legacy of ranching in Texas with a new generation.


For more information call (979) 691-4014, email to reservations.bush@nara.gov, or register at the link below. Special thanks to Pepsi for providing the drinks!
Register Here

Summer Film Series: "Babe"

9/15/2017
7 p.m.
George Bush Presidential Library Center
Evening, Family Friendly, Films, Special Events

When farmer Arthur Hoggett wins a young pig at the county fair, his farms changes forever. The pig, Babe, is spared from being Christmas dinner because Arthur sees to potential in him to be a blue ribbon winning pig at the next fair. Babe, however, sets his ambitions much higher and seeks to become the farm’s first sheep-herding pig. With some help and guidance from those around him, Babe succeeds, but must still win the acceptance of the other farm animals. Released in 1995, "Babe" is 91 minutes long and rated PG.


Bring your blankets and lawn chairs as we enjoy this film under the stars. Games and free refreshments will begin at 7 p.m., and the movie will start just after sundown. You may bring your coolers, but please no pets or glass containers.


This summer’s movies are being shown in conjunction with the newest exhibit at the Bush Library and Museum, “The Legacy of Ranching: Preserving the Past, Embracing the Future.” Through a partnership with the Department of Animal Sciences at Texas A&M University, this exhibit celebrates the historic ranches of Texas and their ability to adapt through changing natural and business environments. The commitment and innovation of the families who built these ranches have helped them to preserve their legacies. Featuring hands-on activities, 250 artifacts and a historic chuck wagon centerpiece, “The Legacy of Ranching” will be on display through January 7, 2018. Don’t miss the opportunity to share the legacy of ranching in Texas with a new generation.


For more information call (979) 691-4014, email to reservations.bush@nara.gov, or register at the link below. Special thanks to Pepsi for providing the drinks!

Register Here