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Allen TX – Honoring the Choctaw

For centuries, the Choctaw pursued peaceful agricultural endeavors in the southeastern United States. The Choctaw tribe contributed soldiers to the U.S. in every major war since the Northwest Indian War (1785-1795) and the War of 1812. Choctaw Code Talkers provided … Continue reading

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The Wild West and the Texas Rangers

Popularized by Hollywood films, dime novels and Texas history aficionados, the clever strategies and bigger-than-life perseverance led to the Texas Rangers’ recognition as the most respected law enforcement unit in American history. Learn more about the early history of the … Continue reading

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Jazz – Blues Festival: The Brehms in Allen

The Allen Public Library presents the 2012 Jazz/Blues Festival. Sponsored by Bach to Books and the Texas Commission on the Arts. Combining retro flair with outstanding musicians, the sensational six-member band The Brehms offers audiences jazz adventure.

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Allen June Film Series

Take a break from the summer heat every Tuesday night in June with Allen’s Marvelous Summer Adventures Movie Series at the Library. Bring the family every week to enjoy a fun and action-packed superhero movie. For more information, call 214.509.4900 or … Continue reading

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Discover Juneteenth?

When Peace Come: Dr. Shennette Garrett-Scott will present at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, at the Allen Public Library. Her program traces the history of Juneteenth events from the late 19th century freedmen colony and settlement celebrations to the present … Continue reading

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Stevie Ray Vaughan biographer Craig Hopkins at Allen library

Stevie Ray Vaughan biographer Craig Hopkins discusses his newly-released book Stevie Ray Vaughan: Day by Day, Night After Night His Early Years. Through exhaustive research and interviews with family and colleagues, Hopkins compiled a thorough biography of Vaughn’s complex but … Continue reading

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Genealogist Lloyd Bockstruck at Allen Public Library

Genealogist Lloyd Bockstruck discusses genealogical trends and methodologies at Allen Public Library Monday, July 26, 2010, 300 N. Allen Dr. The event was sponsored by the Friends of the Allen Public Library’s Bach to Books Cultural Art Series and the … Continue reading

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