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Montreal Celebrates 375th Anniversary


Christopher at Asterix et Oubelix
In 2017, the city of Montreal is celebrating its 375th anniversary, and the festivities run all year long! With activities ranging from festivals, shows and more, there is always something new to explore more
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ACES Offers Spring Camps and Summer Camps to Learn about Nature


Aspen Center of Environmental Studies (ACES) is offering kids the chance to expand their minds this year. more
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Grand Opening of American Revolution Museum at Yorktown This Month


History is revolutionary, and now more than ever as Yorktown, VA celebrates the 10-year transformation from the Yorktown Victory Center into The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. more
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Penn Museum Celebrating Indian Culture this Saturday


Celebrate India this Saturday at Penn Museum in Philadelphia from 11 AM - 4 PM in one of their World Culture Days. India is home to more than 1.3 billion people more
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Suzhou, China: Gardens and Canals Equal a Family-Friendly Asian Adventure


Shantang Street
As I exited the airport in Shanghai, my preconceived notions about China seemed initially accurate. It was my first time visiting this country and I imagined I would be stepping into a land that had come too far too fast. more
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Chicago Public Library Celebrates Black History Month


HistoryMakers and the Chicago Public Library partner to celebrate Black History Month by offering access to The HistoryMakers Digital Archive free of charge. more
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Historic sites and museums to visit during Black History Month


The Apollo, Harlem, Manhattan
February is the ideal time to visit a historic site or explore a museum exhibit celebrating African American History Month, which is also celebrated in Britain and Canada. more
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Taking the Kids on a lengthy travel ‘sabbatical’


The Jacobsons in Halong Bay, Vietnam
For five years, David and Shari Jacobson saved as much as they could, but they weren’t saving for a dream house or college for their two sons. They were putting money aside for a dream family trip many thought would never happen. more
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Party at George Washington’s Home


Celebrate Presidents Day Weekend at Mount Vernon! On February 18th and 19th, join “George Washington” for breakfast more
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Scope Out the New Scenery in Scotland


Do you have #ScotSpirit? There is something always new in Scotland: the land of myths, legends, bustling cities, stunning landscapes and more. more
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