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March 7, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Learn about the sudden collapse of the Odd Fellows building from Carol O'Keefe Wilson, author of "The 1913 McKinney Store Collapse."
March 9, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
The Allen Philharmonic presents their spring Concerts for Young Audiences Program, "The Conductor's Spellbook."
March 10, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Join Cher Kaufmann, artist and tea enthusiast, as she shares samples of tea while broadening your understanding of what tea is and what it isn't. Explore an example of creativity building along with your tea routine involving a simple tea based craft.
Limited to 20. Free, no registration. Ages 16+
Sponsored by the Friends of the Allen Public Library
March 12, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Learn about the many revolutions around the world in the years preceding World War I with Dr. Hunt Tooley, of Austin College. Affecting around 40 percent of the world's population at the time, including Iran, China, Russia, Mexico and others, this lecture explores the causes and consequences of these revolutions and how they shaped the world in the years immediately before the outbreak of the Great War.
Ages 16+; younger children welcome with an adult.
March 14, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Learn about Ben Milam's contributions to the movement for Texas independence from three collateral descendants through music and drama.
March 15, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Father-son team, Cleghorn, performs Texas southern rock blended with high energy Celtic fiddle and bagpipe tunes.
March 21, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Learn about the behaviors of coyotes, bobcats and other animals that live in urban environments from 9-1-1 Wildlife president, Bonnie Bradshaw. Her presentation covers wildlife ecology and behaviors as well as, types and causes of animal conflicts.
March 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
Join world traveler Matt Morgan as he shares stories, pictures and videos from Pakistan. Pakistani snacks available to sample.
Ages 16+; younger children welcome with an adult
March 28, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Dr. Edward Countryman, professor at Southern Methodist University, examines Hamilton's role during the Revolutionary War and Founding period (1774-1804). The Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard will be in colonial costume to present the flag.