Carnegie Center Hosts Virtual Events Celebrating Black History Month



Message from the Carnegie Center:


We miss gathering with you for family events such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Our programs continue to operate virtually, and this year we are celebrating Black History Month with our families all month long! Registration for Celebrate Black History Month opens February 1. There are three ways to celebrate with the Carnegie Center. 1. 75 spots will be available on February 1 (not before) to register for a free mailed kit that includes a copy of Bintou’s Braids by Sylvianne Diouf, an activity packet, craft materials. 2. We are excited to host Carnegie’s first visual art and writing contest for Black students in grades K-12 with cash prizes. Click HERE to learn more about the contest and the submission guidelines. 3. On Monday of each week throughout February, we will launch a new video on Carnegie’s Facebook and YouTube pages. Access to the videos is available to all and NO registration is required. Stay tuned for presentations from: Culinary Arts – Mamadou “Sav” Savané of Sav’s Grill Fashion Design – Issac Couch Music – David Napier “Big Chill” Storytelling – Yolantha Harrison-Pace of The Corner Sto’ located in Julietta Market


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