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Parks and Recreation to host patriotic flags event

Post Date:09/09/2019 12:00 pm

Historic flags hanging in front of large US flagSeniors 55+ are invited to learn more about the intriguing, often little-known details about the evolution of the American flag.

The Patriotic Journeys flag presentation has on display 11 rare and unique flags, representing 242 years of American flag history, including the Revolutionary War,  Civil War and modern-day flags. Learn about the design, canton and field element descriptions; background stories; origin of our national anthem; summary of rare locations where the flag has been flown; and a tribute to veterans.

The presentation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4 at the Community Center. Lunch provided by Pizza Ranch.

Register at www.ShakopeeMN.gov/registration using program code SE 1104 by Oct. 28. Fee is $5.

This Parks and Recreation Department event is sponsored by All Saints Senior Living and Benedictine Living Community of Shakopee.

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