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Holocaust: "Read On" with KGMC

Read On! with KGMC

The Kentucky Gateway Museum Center (KGMC) in Maysville, Kentucky, sponsors a literacy program each year called Read On!

In an effort to promote reading to the community each year, a different book is discussed and activities that are centered around a major theme from the book are scheduled.

MCTC Library is partnering with KGMC for 2021,

The book selected for 2021 is The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.

Free copies will be available at the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center, Maysville campus library, Mason County Public Library, and the Fleming County Public Library.

Calendar of Events. All events at KGMC are free.

WWII and Holocaust Exhibit at the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center available.

Code Escape Room at the Fleming County Library. Reservations needed. Call: 606-845-7851.

WWII in Fleming County Exhibit at Fleming County Public Library.

Free copies of The Nightingale books are available at Kentucky Gateway Museum Center, Mason County Public Library, Fleming County Public Library, and the MCTC Maysville Campus Library.

Seminar at the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center: “The Nightingale and the Carpetbaggers: U.S. Military Support for the French Underground” presented by Marty Shadler 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

“A Night in Paris” 6:30 p.m. -8:00 p.m. :  Read On! Kick-Off at the Kentucky Gateway Museum Parking Lot with free entertainment. (Between the Old Pouge Experience and KCGM.)

Casablanca showing: 7:30 p.m. at Historic Russell Theatre, Maysville.

Monuments Men showing: 7:30 p.m. at Historic Russell Theatre, Maysville.

Seminar: 10:30 a.m. at the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center. "This is Home Now: Kentucky Holocaust Survivors Speak” presented by Arwen Donahue.

Kentucky Gateway Museum Center and The Maysville Players present "Anne Frank: World War II/Holocaust Museum Tour and Play Matinee" October 18 - 22, 9:15 - 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.

Call (606) 564-5865 to book reservations.

Escape to Victory showing:  7:30 p.m. at Historic Russell Theatre, Maysville.

Chainsaw artists carving the cover of the book, The Nightingale, at Mason County Public Library.

Concert: “Degenerate Music: Concert of Forbidden Music from the Nazi-Era” Washington Opera House, 7:00 p.m.

“Scarce-it-tea” at 6:30 p.m. at Kentucky Gateway Museum Center. The event is free, but seating is limited. RSVP

WWII Encampment, Uniform & Equipment displays, and Weapons demonstrations from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Kentucky Gateway Museum Center grounds, in the front of the museum and the PVA office across the street.  The street will be blocked  during the exhibitions.

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Blue background with Effiel Tower and a bird and flower motif overlaid on the Effiel Tower

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

"The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn Franceā€•a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women." -- from Amazon

Anne Frank: World War II/Holocaust Museum Tour and Play Matinee

Books and old photographs of Anne Frank.

Anne Frank: World War II/ Holocaust Museum Tour and Play Matinee

Kentucky Gateway Museum Center and The Maysville Players present "Anne Frank: World War II/Holocaust Museum Tour and Play Matinee" October 18 - 22, 9:15 - 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.

Call (606) 564-5865 to book reservations.