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  1. City Council Meeting

    February 11, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Yancey Municipal Building

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Library

  1. Exhibit: Every Necessary Care and Attention: George Washington and Medicine

    January 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - March 7, 2019, 9:00 PM

    This traveling exhibit explores the story of George Washington’s own health and examines the ways in which he sought to safeguard the health and wellness of his family, staff, slaves, and troops. His story also illuminates the practice of medicine which was transitioning from a traditional healer craft to a profession during this time. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health with the Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens.

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  2. Exhibit: Negro Baseball Leagues

    February 1, 2019, 9:00 AM - February 28, 2019, 9:00 PM

    When baseball first organized in the 1860s, Jim Crow laws and segregationist sentiment effectively shut black ballplayers out of major and minor league competition. African Americans formed their own teams and barnstormed across the country from the 1880s through 1962. This special exhibit features memorabilia from the historic Negro National Leagues.

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  3. Swing and Sway

    February 11, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

    This music and movement class is just the thing you need to get started in the morning. No stories, just song and dance. Ages 0-6.

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  4. Chat and Play

    February 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Ages 0- 6 Free play for little ones, and a chance to chat and relax for parents.

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  5. Great Decisions Discussion Group

    February 11, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Learn about the most critical global issues facing American today. Participants read 12-16 page articles in the Great Decisions Briefing Book (available in the library or purchase your own copy) which provides background information, expert analysis, and suggested discussion questions on topics such as global health, Russia’s policies, military engagement, or China & America. Then, meet with others to discuss. This program is part of America’s largest discussion program on world affairs, sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association. If you enjoy the Great Decisions on PBS, this is the group for you!

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