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80th Anniversary Celebration - Golden Gate International Exposition - Feb. 2

SAVE THE DATE and RSVP here! Treasure Island's beautiful Art Moderne "Administration Building" will be the setting for an afternoon of lively presentations, conversations with GGIE "veterans," a raffle, refreshments, exhibits, and more. Speakers include Kathryn Ayres of the San Francisco Post Card Club and Paul Totah, editor of The San Francisco Fair, published for the fair's 50th anniversary in 1989. The celebration will take place on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 1 to 4 pm in the lobby of the former Administration Building of the fair, on Treasure Island. A freewill offering of $10 is suggested at the door.

Major Black History Month Event Feb. 9: Port Chicago

​A massive explosion at a World War II ammunition pier in Concord led to a mutiny trial at Treasure Island. 50 black enlisted sailors were convicted, but the trial exposed racism in the armed services and resulted in the 1946 desegregation of the U.S. Navy. Come learn about the Port Chicago disaster and mutiny trial, and its impact on civil rights that still resonates today. Find out more and reserve your seats here.

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