Back to Basics Family Reunion: Black History Month Celebration

Back to Basics Family Reunion: Black History Month Celebration

 

 

 

 

February 8, 2013 (Friday 7:00pm)

Back to Basics Family Reunion: Black History Month Celebration

Chandler Center for the Arts (Bogle Theater), 250 N. Arizona Avenue, AZ 85225

FREE TO THE PUBLIC

Desert Dance Theatre and South Chandler Self-Help Foundation presents Back to Basics Family Reunion.

Singing, dancing and poetic talents will be on display at the Back to Basics Family Reunion. Part of the program will feature Desert Dance Theatre performing an excerpt from Sister Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman, and other dance selections accompanied by Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church Choir with inspirational narration by Lavon Woods. Holy Temple Church of God in Christ Choir will also sing inspirational selections in the program.

Chandler hosts entertaining, inspiring Black History Month events. The City of Chandler is collaborating with Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Chandler Men of Action, and South Chandler Self-Help to assemble an incomparable assortment of unique and inspiring events for Black History Month in February.

The South Chandler Self-Help Foundation and Desert Dance Theatre in Cooperation with the City of Chandler will be presenting the 23rd Annual Black History Celebration.  Some of the greatest gospel singers, dancers, and poets in the valley will be participating in this great event.

The Self-Help Foundation has sponsored this family oriented event, for 23 years which is open to the public, the event encourages historical education, respect and ensures on going opportunity for the youth of chandler and surrounding areas to display their talents.  Each participant will bring a unique expression to create a life changing experience.

**From the Minds of African Americans: African American Inventions exhibit will be at this event.

This is a FREE event. Call South Chandler Self-Help for more information – foundation 480-963-5213 or cell 480-227-9706.

News Release: http://www.chandleraz.gov/newsrelease.aspx?N_UID=2427

Black History Month in Chandler: http://www.chandleraz.gov/default.aspx?pageid=138

Event Sponsorship Opportunity Available! Contact Niki Tapia, Community Resource Coordinator/Chandler Diversity Office: niki.tapia@chandleraz.gov or 480-782-2214

Sponsorship Levels & Benefits

For more info contact Lisa@DesertDanceTheatre.org or call 480-962-4584 or go to www.DesertDanceTheatre.org.

 

Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 12:00pm

Family Block Party/Entertainment
Folley Park, 601 E. Frye Road, Chandler
Presented by South Chandler Self-Help

The Back to Basics Family Block Party picnic showcases “Voluntary Simplicity.”   Everyone is welcome to a family reunion type of event that is devoted to people sharing food, drink and conversation with the hope of both renewing friendships and making new ones.  Music and open Mic.

This is a FREE event. Call South Chandler Self-Help for more information – foundation 480-963-5213 or cell 480-227-9706.