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A Celebration of Culture and Community

Step into a world where history and heritage come alive at the Black History Celebration, hosted at People’s Community Center this February 3rd. This event is more than just a gathering; it's a vibrant showcase of African American achievements and contributions across economic, cultural, spiritual, and political spheres. With a rich array of activities from dance performances to spoken word, arts & crafts, and more, the celebration promises an immersive experience that honors the past while inspiring the present. Free and open to all, it's an unparalleled opportunity to engage with the community and celebrate the indelible impact of African Americans on our society.

Engaging Activities for All Ages

From the excitement of a scavenger hunt to the creative expression of art activities, the Black History Celebration offers something for every member of the family. Early in the day, guests can explore community resources, including representatives from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), sororities, fraternities, trade schools, and job/career recruiters. Special highlights include free haircuts and engaging performances such as the Vision Step Team and Battle of the Bands. Special guest speakers, including Kwabi Amoah-Forson and Arvin Mosley, alongside readings by BIPOC authors, enrich the day with knowledge and inspiration, making this event not just a celebration but a learning experience.

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Dive Into the Spirit of the Community

The Black History Celebration culminates in a free family swim session, welcoming everyone from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, with swim caps provided to accommodate all styles of hair. This unique offering symbolizes the inclusive spirit of the event, inviting attendees to not only engage with cultural and educational activities but also to enjoy moments of joy and relaxation together. Hosted by Metro Parks Tacoma, this celebration is a testament to the community's commitment to honoring diversity and fostering a sense of belonging. Don't miss this chance to be part of a day filled with joy, learning, and community spirit. Join us to celebrate, reflect, and look forward to the future we can all build together.

Black History Celebration

Celebrate Black History Month with a vibrant community event featuring dance, spoken word, arts & crafts, and more. This free event at People’s Community Center showcases the achievements and contributions of African Americans to our society. Activities include a scavenger hunt, art activities, community resources from HBCU representatives, sororities and fraternities, trade schools, job/career recruiters, free haircuts, performances by the Vision Step Team, Battle of the Bands, special guest speakers, BIPOC authors’ book reading, and DJ Don Gee, hosted by Boe Blast. Join us for a day of celebration, learning, and community engagement.

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Location: People’s Community Center

Admission: Free! No registration required.

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Event Highlights:

Scavenger Hunt, Art Activities, Community Resources, Free Haircuts, Vision Step Team, Battle of the Bands, Special Guest Speakers, Free Family Swim

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