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Stonewall: 50 Years & Beyond

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gay Liberation Front march on Times Square in New York, N.Y., 1969.

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots with a special evening reception and history program with Reading Pride at the BHC museum.

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots with Reading Pride Celebration & Berks History Center! Enjoy a special evening reception and history program at the BHC museum.

“I know where we’re going, cause I know where I’ve been”

Remarks by Donald Maher, a Berks County resident for the past 16 years, with deep NYC/Brooklyn roots; with reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, Mr. Maher will take us through its related and his personal history, while speaking of his activism in behalf of the LGBTQ and other communities, and encouraging all in their own activism and volunteer efforts throughout our community. The presentation will conclude with very rare footage of Judy Garland singing “Over the Rainbow.”

A casual reception with music from the “Stonewall Jukebox” and refreshments begins at 6pm. History presentation starts at 6:45pm followed by a Q&A and open discussion.

This free program is open to the general public. Donations are welcome.

Details

Date:
July 18
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Berks History Center
940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Organizer

Berks History Center
Phone:
(610) 375-4375
Website:
www.berkshistory.org