Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Where History Is Happening

Ronald Reagan's 100th Birthday Party
Sunday, February 6
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
You are invited to the Birthday Party/Open House honoring President Ronald Reagan's Centennial Birthday celebration at his birthplace in Tampico, IL. Refreshments, including Birthday Cake, will be served.
Admission is free.
Other events including bus tours are available throughout 2011.
For more information: Contact Joan Johnson (815) 622-8705

Bucket Brigades to Tactical Units: Joliet's Fire and Police Departments
Sunday, January 23
4:00- 5:00 pm
On display through June 12, 2011
Discover how technology has improved on-the-job efficiency from common situations to catastrophic emergencies, allowing Joliet's Police and Fire Departments to better serve the public. View dozens of historic items, such as an authentic 1910 "Keystone Cops" police uniform, 1920s Tommy Gun, 1950s inhalator and a polygraph machine from the 1960s.

Fairways, Greens and Clubs

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The diverse evolution of golf and its relationship to society comes alive through the unique exhibit, Fairways, Greens & Clubs. Staged in a replica of the interior of a traditional golf clubhouse, the mystique of vintage golf comes alive through displays showing the progression of golf equipment, infiltration of golf clubs, course design and maintenance, along with intriguing stories of men and women closely related to the sport.
Wheaton Center for History Members - Free
Adults - $7.50
Seniors 60 years & up - $6.50
Students 9 years and up - $5.50
8 & younger - Free

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