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About the Centennial

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum has announced a year-long celebration to honor the 100th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy. Born in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 29, 1917, President Kennedy was the youngest president ever elected to office. To commemorate his centennial year, the JFK Library is spearheading a series of events and initiatives aimed at inspiring new generations to find meaning and inspiration in the enduring values that formed the heart of the Kennedy presidency.

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Upcoming JFK Centennial Events

These are just a few of the many events that are being planned in celebration of President Kennedy’s Centennial. Check back here periodically or register your email address to get notified when new events are added.

  • February 20 Monday
    JFK Forever Stamp Ceremony
    February 20, 2017 @ 10:00 A.M. EST
    Boston, MA

    The U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth by dedicating a Forever stamp in his honor at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

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  • February 20 Monday
    Presidents’ Day Family Festival
    February 20, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST
    Boston, MA

    The sixth annual Family Festival will feature presidential storytelling, creative activities, musical performances, and hands-on programs to bring the Library to life in new ways for all ages.

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  • May 7 Sunday
    29th Annual May Dinner
    May 7, 2017
    Boston, MA

    The Centennial May Dinner gala will be chaired by Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO of GE. The gala raises critical funds to support the Kennedy Library.

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