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Scale Model of AAPI Museum Concept on Display at Central

A traveling exhibit featuring a model of the proposed Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) History Museum and Cultural Center, created by The Cultural Society for Entrepreneurship, Bilingualism, Resources and Inspirations (CSEBRI) is on display at Central through March 10.

Eclipse Events

Join Francine Jackson from Brown University's Ladd Observatory, at one of two Eclipse Talks. Wednesday, March 13 | 6:30 PM @ Central and Saturday, March 23 | 2:30 PM @ William Hall. Then grab the whole family and come watch the Eclipse from the lawn at William Hall, on Monday, April 8 at 3:00 PM. 

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