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February  8

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Black History Month Family Day Celebration
Sunday,  February  8 , 11 AM - 3 PM
S. Dillon Ripley Center, Discovery Theater

The whole family is invited to the Smithsonian’s kickoff celebration of Black History Month. The day includes kalimba music, art activities, free performances by the Discovery Theater, self-guided tours of the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s exhibition Road to Freedom, and a panel discussion of the history of the Shaw neighborhood.

This is the first feature event in the Smithsonian Heritage Month 2009 family-day series, sponsored by Target. The theme is “Living in Many Worlds,” which explores the dynamic intersection of family, history, and cultural identity.

Participants: Anacostia Community Museum, Discovery Theater, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies, and Smithsonian Heritage Months Steering Committee


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