PARKCHESTER'S ELEVENTH ANNUAL KWANZAA CELEBRATION
Parkchester Kwanzaa will be held this year at Bronx, on Saturday, December 28 from 3 - 8 PM at St. Helena's Church. The featured speaker will be Dr. Rosalind Jeffries, the curator of African Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Kwanzaa is a cultural event that celebrates an area's many diverse cultures and showcases the creative arts. Come and celebrate traditional family values, community responsibility, commerce, self-improvement, and our diverse cultural connections. This celebration focuses on bringing our African American community together for a wonderful cultural experience.
The event will feature African Attire, an African Market, cultural performances, speakers, food, raffles, children's games, and vendors. The Kwanzaa celebration is free and open to the public, but participants are invited to bring a donation of toys or books. Vendors are welcome. The Parkchester celebration is being sponsored by Creating Unity in the Community, which has as its mission to honor the work of Dr. Maulana Karenga and to share with the community his universal message that everyone can identify through family traditions. Volunteers are needed for this event.