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History Slam

History Slam

Are you interested in Monterey County History or do you know someone who is? The Monterey Public Library, in partnership with the Western Flyer Foundation, the Cannery Row Foundation, and the Cannery Row Company, is excited to invite all historians and history buffs to the 2nd Annual Monterey County History Slam on April 10, 2021, from 10 am to 4 pm. Want to present? Contact us by March 15. Submit a creative, 10-minute presentation about a local history topic of your choosing. We encourage a variety of formats: PowerPoint, essay (filmed), films, or dramatic presentations.  We will inform all participants by March 20 of their acceptance.  Monterey County residents and non-residents are welcome to join! 

To submit a presentation, contact Emily Gottlieb, Education Director, Western Flyer Foundation at emily@westernflyer.org

This program takes place on Zoom, or participants may join by phone. Registration closes an hour before the program. The Zoom access information will be sent to registered participants shortly before the program begins. Use of video camera and level of participation is determined by each person.

A Zoom account is not required to join this program. Please ensure that you are using Zoom 5.0+ (updated in May 2020). Click here to learn about the latest version of Zoom.

New to Zoom? Visit the Zoom help guide for an overview of the virtual platform, participate in live training via the library, or click here to sign up for Zoom's free training. 


Please click here to download and view the event flyer: Flyer

Saturday, April 10, 2021
10:00am - 4:00pm

Registration is required. There are 96 seats available.