Join a corps of folks who enjoy learning more about Aransas County - Volunteer at the History Center for Aransas County (HCAC).

One can serve as host from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, once a month. Regular training sessions are held before each new exhibit. Volunteers will assist with research and enjoy the HCAC’s library of local history.

The training session for the new exhibit - Vietnamese Culture: 40 Years in the Coastal Bend – is set for 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21.

About the new exhibit

Vietnamese Culture: 40 Years in the Coastal Bend will open at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 at the HCAC (801 E. Cedar St.).

Dat Nguyen, author of Dat: Tackling Life and the NFL, will speak.

A new book, Growing up with the Boat People: The Vietnamese on the Gulf Coast of Texas, will be introduced.

Enjoy video clips of interviews with community members who left Vietnam to settle in Aransas County.

The HCAC is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays.

For more information about the HCAC, visit www/

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