An Evening with Dr. Mae Jemison

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BGCS Performing Arts Center

530 W. Poe Rd

Bowling Green, OH 43402

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Meet Dr. Mae Jemison Monday, March 9, 7 pm, BGHS Performing Arts Center, Doors open at 6:30 pm. A WCDPL Foundation Series event.

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Updated information for An Evening with Dr. Mae Jemison

All 740 tickets for this free event have been claimed. Each ticket represents a seat in the BGCS Performing Arts Center. WCDPL is excited and awed by the outpouring of interest and support shown by the community for this event with Dr. Jemison.

With seating capacity of the PAC reached (740 seats), a waiting list is effect.

If you're a ticket holder whose circumstances change and you find that you are no longer able to attend, please contact the library so that we can make your unneeded ticket(s) available for someone else. Email us at wcdplib@gmail.com or call 419-352-5104, ext. 227 for more information.

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Dr. Mae Jemison became the first African-American woman admitted into the NASA astronaut training program in 1987. Following more than a year of training, Dr. Jemison became the first African-American woman astronaut and on September 12, 1992, she became the first African-American woman in space, spending 8 days onboard the space shuttle Endeavor.

Since leaving the astronaut corps in 1993, Dr. Jemison has continued her work as a scientist, educator, and innovator. Her many accomplishments and honors include:

  • Founder and President of the Jemison Group and BioSentient Corp, two medical technology companies.
  • Leader of the 100 Year Starship initiative to assure human interstellar space travel to another star within the next century.
  • Induction into the National Women’s Hall of Fame & International Space Hall of Fame.

*Free, with tickets. Online ticketing available January 6, 2020.

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The event is free, should I bring my ticket(s) for it with me? Yes, please bring a printed or electronic copy of your ticket(s) to the event.

Is there assigned seating? No. Seating is by general admission.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Call the library at 419-352-5104.

The Foundation Series and Dr. Jemison's appearance are supported by gifts to the Wood County District Public Library Foundation.

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