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November 12, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
300 N. Allen Drive
2nd Floor

Allen, TX 75013
Free; no registration
Holidays and Festivals in Russia
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Talking History - Celebrate! A year of Holidays and Festivals in Russia

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Join award-winning author and travel speaker Sharon Hudgins for an illustrated lecture about how Russians celebrate religious and secular holidays throughout the year. See traditional holiday foods and customs, learn why some holidays were suppressed during the Soviet period and discover why Russia has two calendars, with Christmas celebrated on January 7. Russian holiday cookies and hot tea provided. Ages 16+; younger children welcome with an adult