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Free Silver Linings Playbook Movie Screening

Nationa Alliance on Mental Illness Brazos Valley Office, 1713 E Broadmoor Bryan, TX 77802
2nd Free movie night with discussion of movie afterwards. Pat (Bradley Cooper) is a former teacher with bipolar disorder who returns to his parents’ home (Robert De Niro) after four years in a mental institution and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. He develops a relationship with Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), a young woman with depression and major challenges of her own.
All movie screenings focus on mental health disorders and offer peers and friends and families living with mental illness an environment of help, hope and education for all.

Jody Schulz, NAMI Brazos Valley @ 979 774-4713

2014 Presidents Day Event

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
9 a.m. to noon, Genealogy Workshop: Exploring President Bush as a Guide to Your Family Research. Do you even wonder who your ancestors were, or if you might be related to someone famous such as a former president? Join us for a free genealogy program designed specifically for novices to this increasingly popular pastime.

1-4 p.m., An Afternoon of Presidential Fun. Our Presidents Day event continues in the afternoon with fun for the whole family. The Mount Rushmore presidents will be welcoming visitors and posing for pictures. Crafts and activities for children will take place in the classroom, and local celebrities will be reading presidential books to children. Refreshments will be served and admission to the event is free.

5:30 - 8:00 p.m., "41" Film Screening. The first documentary to tell George Herbert Walker Bush's story in his own words, "41" is a rare, intimate glimpse at the life and times of the 41st President of the United States. Hailed as one of the most experienced politicians ever to achieve the presidency, George Bush shares anecdotes from his childhood, family, service in World War II and political career. Writer and film director Jeffrey Roth will introduce the film and discuss the time he spent with the former president. DVD sale, signing, and reception will follow.

Register online at or for more information call (979) 691-4014 or email

Tracy Paine, 979-691-4014.