February is National Black History month and Westchester is bustling with way to lean about and celebrate African-American History.
Saturdays and Sundays: February 4-5, 11-12. 18-19, 25-26, 2017
February’s family project at the Hudson River Museum will include learning about the quilts African-American slaves used to tell their histories. Participants will make their own quilts with fabric and paper. The project is included with the museum entrance fee.
New Rochelle Public Library – New Rochelle
February 1-26, 2017
New Rochelle Public Library in collaboration with New Rochelle Council on the Arts, will present Notable African Americans of New Rochelle, an exhibition that celebrates the remarkable lives of 16 African Americans from New Rochelle
Black History Celebration – New Rochelle
New Rochelle Highschool
Saturday, February 11, 2017 4:00 – 8:00pm
This is a community celebration featuring a variety of festivities including an art exhibit, book sales, author signings, cultural performances in spoken word, song, dance and drama. Don’t forget to stop by the many vendor stations for a bite to eat or arts and crafts. Admission is $5, $3 for students.
Purchase College Conservatory of Music – Purchase
Tuesday. February 22, 2017
Invites audiences to experience Soul Voices, a group of student singers from different backgrounds, majors and interests who come together to demonstrate that unity is possible through the universal gift of the human voice.
West African Drum Circle – Croton-on-Hudson
Saturday, February 25, 2017
This program, which is designed with children in mind but open to all ages, will teach how to play rhythms on a variety of traditional West African drums.
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