Al Oerter Birthday Celebration to be held Sept. 19

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– The public is invited to celebrate the eighty-fifth birthday of Olympic icon, artist and humanitarian Al Oerter at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum on Sunday, Sept. 19.

Guests of all ages are invited to create art inspired by Oerter’s paintings and to view two historic artifacts – one of Oerter’s original paintings and an autographed discus he used in the Olympic competition.

The celebration will be held Sunday, Sept. 19, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

To purchase tickets and learn more about the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum, click here.

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