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Women's History Day - Junior Badge Program

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 5:00 PM

Celebrate Women's History Month while earning your "Playing the Past" badge. Many DAR members were active suffragists, including Susan B. Anthony and Alice Paul. In fact, in 1913 Alice Paul organized a suffrage parade that ended right here at the DAR Headquarters! Decorate your own "Votes for Women" sash, learn about the history of this important event, and read speeches by the inspiring women that advocated for women's right to vote.  Each participant will recieve a "Playing the Past" packet with games and activities to help them earn their badge. Registration fees cover program supplies and the "Playing the Past" badge.  This is an all-day community event. Family and friends are welcome! Women's history activities and crafts will be available for all ages, but badges are restricted to Girl Scout participants.  FAQs Do parents and siblings need to purchase a ticket? No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Admission to the DAR Museum is free.    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ . We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines. Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.   What can/can't I bring to the event? Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet. Family members are encouraged to attend the Women's History Day event! Parents and siblings cannot recieve the "Playing the Past" packet and badge according to Girl Scout guidelines, but are welcome to enjoy all other aspects of the World's Fair. Admission is free to the DAR Museum.  Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share them on social media! However, selfie sticks are not allowed. Is my transferrable? No, tickets are not transferrable. Is my ticket refundable? Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event.  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you. Who should I contact with further questions? For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org. Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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