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♦DESIGNATES PROGRAMS THAT ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR "ON THE ROAD ADVENTURES"

NOVEMBER 1ST, 4TH

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♦Dia de los Muertos:   This holiday is rooted in ancient Aztec rituals mixed with colonial beliefs and culture creating a rich tradition found primarily in Mexico. Join us as we create ofrendas to honor the deceased, decorate sugar skulls, and explore the history of this unique day.  *Note:  3rd -12th Grade only

To be determined

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♦Study Abroad:   Texas Tech sends students all across the world to be immersed in culture. This program is designed to show junior and seniors how TTU can open the doors for world travel. *Note:  This program is designed for students who are juniors or seniors.

NOVEMBER 11TH

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♦Veterans Day:   Join us at the ICC on November 11 in honoring all veterans of the U.S.A who have bravely defended our country.  This event will include special guests, a timeline of events with artifacts from WWI through the War with Iraq, a helicopter on site from the Vietnam Center, an exhibit from Humanities Texas- Images of Valor: U.S. Latinos and Latinas of World War II and much more. 

DECEMBER 5TH, 6TH

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♦Weihnachten:   In collaboration with TTU's German Language Department, students will learn the cross-cultural sharing of Christmas traditions and participate in a German style Christmas festival.  *Note:  K-12

DECEMBER 9th, 10th, 12TH, 13TH

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♦Christmas and New Year Celebrations Around the World-   This program highlights holiday traditions for various countries around the world.  Join us as we learn about Hanukkah, Tet in Vietnam, the Scandinavian traditions of St. Lucia's Day, and the German tradition of Weihnachten. 

FEBRUARY 17TH

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♦Kaleidoscope-   African American History Day:  Join us as we examine the history and diverse culture of the African people. This program is designed to celebrate African-American history month.                                                                                                     *Note: The mini-museum, highlighting significant historical individuals, is the only portion of this program that is available for our "On the Road Adventures" during African American History Month.