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Veterans Day Celebration 2019
November 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
What: Veterans Day Celebration and Film Festival
When: Monday, November 11, 2019 10am-4pm
Where: Battleship IOWA Museum, 250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro, CA 90731
Price: FREE screenings and Q&A, RSVP requested
Description: This Veterans Day, the Battleship IOWA Museum will host a free Veterans Day Film Festival from 10am – 4pm on the fantail. The first-ever film festival will debut the Emmy Award winning documentary, The Last Signal and WWI documentary, They Shall Not Grow Old, with a live Q&A by Emmy Award winning director Kyle Olson.
Throughout the day, enjoy free family-friendly activities on the fantail of the ship including mural painting and Vicky the Dog story time with author Carole Hershman (Vicky was the ship’s mascot once upon a time). Food & drink will also be available for purchase from Mike Caccavella Catering.
Ship tours will be offered throughout the day at regular admission rates. All active, reserve and retired military will receive free self-guided tour admission. Tours start at 10:00am and the last tour is at 4:00pm.
Schedule of Events:
10:00am – 5:00pm — Veterans Day Film Festival at Battleship IOWA
10:00am – 5:00pm — Ship Tours of the Battleship IOWA (see link above for admission rates)
11:00am – 1:15pm — Screening of WWI documentary, They Shall Not Grow Old
1:00pm – 2:00pm — Vicky the Dog story time with author Carole Hershman; books will be available for purchase
1:30pm – 2:00pm — Screening of WWII documentary, The Last Signal
2:30pm – 3:00pm — Screening of WWII documentary, The Last Signal
3:15pm – 4:00pm — Q&A with Emmy Award winning director Kyle Olson