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Second Saturday

Second Saturday
Orlando Public Library, Albertson Room
Saturday, February 12, 2 p.m.
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Visit the Black History Month LibGuide

Celebrating Africa and Black History

Trace the history of mankind back to the motherland where it all began, beautiful Africa.  From diverse wildlife to indigenous civilizations, cultural representatives from Walt Disney World’s International Programs will show you how Africa’s long history helped shape its art and culture.  Representatives from various African countries will present a wide variety of artwork, linguistic information, handmade items, traditions, fashion and more. 

This ongoing program series is an opportunity to celebrate the diverse cultures that represent members of our local community.  Each event will include programs to highlight the history, customs and traditions of a specific culture.  Programs will also include the fashions and foods of the featured culture.  For more information please call 407. 835.7481. 

The following organizations will be available:
3 Masks, Orlando
African Renaissance - http://www.africanren.com/
Camfed - http://us.camfed.org/site/PageServer?pagename=home_index
Forward in Faith - http://www.fifmi-orlando.org/
Helping Hands for Africa - http://www.helpinghandsforafrica.com/
My African Heritage - http://www.myafricanheritage.com/
Rafiki Foundation - http://www.rafikifoundation.org/
Smile for Africa - http://www.smile4africa.org/index.html
Suki Arts and Designs - http://www.sukiartsndesigns.com/
Walt Disney World, International Programs - https://www.disneyinternationalprograms.com/

 

Friends of the Library

*This special event, brought to you by the Friends of the Orange County Library System, is FREE and everyone is invited.

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