Join Us for the “Feel the History” Premiere Event | June 10


In collaboration with the Vanderburgh County Historical Society, Willard Public Library proudly presents a series of documentary shorts created by students from F.J. Reitz High School’s Feel the History program. We are thrilled to invite you to a special premiere event that promises to be an unforgettable evening celebrating our rich local history through the eyes of our talented youth!

Event Details:

Date: Monday, June 10, 2024

Time: 6 PM

Location: Browning Gallery

This premiere event is your opportunity to witness the work of these budding historians and filmmakers, support their efforts, and engage with our shared past in a new and exciting way. Each documentary short will be screened in the library’s gallery, providing an intimate and inspiring setting for this showcase.

Featured Documentaries:

  • Evansville Goes to War: Life at the Evansville Shipyard during World War II
  • The 1972 Bosse Field Freedom Festival: The One that Really Rocked
  • Mesker Park Zoo: Its Revolutionary Bar-less Exhibits
  • Tastes of Evansville: Burgoo and Pon Haus

Come and be a part of this enriching experience, meet the student creators, and celebrate the future of historical storytelling. This is a wonderful chance to connect with our community and support the next generation of historians.

Admission is free, and all are welcome!

Willard Public Library encourages patrons and visitors to donate graciously to ensure the continuation of events like this for years to come. The WPL’s Foundation is a non-profit organization registered as a 501(c)(3). >>


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