Black History Events at FLPL

By  | February 4, 2019 | Filed under: News

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will be taking Black History Month celebrastion on the road.  The month of February will be filled with music and history showcasing Black History Month.  Events will not only be at the library but also The Children’s Museum, Burrell Slater Center and the Handy Recreation Center.  Come enjoy the events …. there should be one near you!Image result for Hip Hop: Ya Don't StopHipHop: Ya Don’t Stop
Saturday, February 9, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Children’s Museum of the Shoals

Join us for a hip hop demonstration along with discussions about the music and African American culture. Museum entry ticket required. For more information, call 256-764-6564, ext. 115.

Image result for Black Migration: A New SongBlack Migration: A New Song
Saturday, February 16, 12:00-2:00 pm
Florence-Lauderdale Public Library

This special African American History Month event is aimed at children and families. Youth will learn about black history through the visual arts, literature, performance art, and music. For more information, call 256-764-6564, ext. 115.

 Image result for Desegregation and Education in the shoalsDesegregation and Education in the Quad Cities: A Panel Discussion
Sunday, February 17, 2:00-4:00 pm
Burrell Slater

Explore local African American history with this panel discussion about desegregation and education in the Shoals. Presented by the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library African American History Month Committee. For more information, call 256-764-6564, ext. 115.

Image result for Black Migration: A New SongBlack Migration: A New Song (Repeat Presentation) Saturday, February 23, 12:00-2:00 pm Handy Recreation Center

A second presentation of this African American History Month program for children and families, this time at the Handy Recreation Center. Youth will learn about black history through the visual arts, literature, performance art, and music. For more information, call 256-764-6564, ext. 115.

 

Image result for Poetry, Blues, Motion, and Jazz logoCelebrating Poetry, Blues, Motion, and Jazz Sunday, February 24, 2:00-4:00 pm Florence-Lauderdale Public Library

Our celebration of African American History month continues with this special event. Join us for joyful performances exploring African American music, poetry, and dance. For more information, call 256-764-6564, ext. 115.

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