• Waxahachie Chautauqua Birthday Party

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    Name: Waxahachie Chautauqua Birthday Party
    Date: July 26, 2018
    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Honoring "Waxahachie Chautauqua Day" in Texas and celebrating its 118th birthday! • WHEN: Thursday, July 26, 2018, 7-9pm • WHERE: Ellis County Woman's Building, 407 West Jefferson Street, Waxahachie, Texas • WHAT: 1. DR. CANDACE AHLFINGER, former PR Director for WISD, will reveal her prize-winning Chautauqua research findings and interviews, which she did as a WISD Junior Historian in junior high school 2. The AFTER HOURS IMPROV members are bringing back their exceptionally funny home-grown improv and will be performing to help us celebrate both Chautauqua and Comedy! 3. Food, birthday cake, and general celebration! • COST: Free to anyone! (Chautauqua memberships available at the door.) • WHY: Texas House Bill 1254 was passed by the 85th Texas Legislature in 2017 and signed by the governor, designating July 26th as "Waxahachie Chautauqua Day" in Texas! This bill honors the first day of the Waxahachie Chautauqua on July 26, 1900 and now is celebrated each year as the birthday of the Waxahachie Chautauqua. MORE INFO: https://www.waxahachiechautauqua.org/
    Location:
    Ellis County Woman's Building 407 W. Jefferson St. Waxahachie, TX
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, July 26, 2018 7-9pm
    Contact Information:
    Chautauqua Preservation Society Maureen Moore 972-937-8887 info@WaxahachieChautauqua.org
    Fees/Admission:
    Free to anyone!
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