World Refugee Day

When:
June 17, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
2017-06-17T11:30:00-05:00
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Where:
Austin
TX

Commemorate the United Nations’ World Refugee Day at the Bullock Museum with a naturalization ceremony, free samples of world cuisine, live music by Kupira Marimba (that’s us!) and performances, and activities for families with kids ages 6 and up.

Event Highlights:

-Discover what the journey of a refugee is like, from home country to the United States

-Welcome our newest Texans at a Naturalization Ceremony in the Museum’s Texas Spirit Theater.

-Taste samples of world cuisine courtesy of Rosemary’s Catering (while they last!).

-Enjoy international music from Kupira Marimba - starting at 12:30 PM, family activities, a photo booth, and more!

See the event website for a full schedule of all activities.
https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/visit/calendar/world-refugee-day-20170617

World Refugee Day is co-sponsored by members of the Austin Refugee Roundtable: Amaanah Refugee Services, Amala Foundation, Austin ISD, Catholic Charities of Central Texas (CCCTX), Caritas of Austin, Center for Survivors of Torture, GirlForward Austin, Interfaith Action of Central Texas - iACT, Multicultural Refugee Coalition, and Refugee Services of Texas - Austin