Celebrate Black History Month

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  1. Wed Feb. 19

    Black History Month Movie Matinee Experience award-nominated documentary films and biopics in a weekly double-feature up on the big screen. Refreshments. Call for titles or see the Info Desk.
  2. Wed Feb. 19

    Black History Month Movie Matinee Experience award-nominated documentary films and biopics in a weekly double-feature up on the big screen. Refreshments. Call for titles or see the Info Desk.
  3. Wed Feb. 19

    Black History Month: Black Delaware Participation in the Civil War A first-person portrayal of William Owen, a free black man from Milford, Delaware. Owen tells the story of hearing Frederick Douglass speak and deciding to become part of the 54th Massachusetts, the renowned first black regiment to fight in the Civil War. Presented by DeHumanities.org. Teens/Adults.
  4. Sat Feb. 22

    Black History Month: Delaware African-American Oral Histories Delaware Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society presents oral histories of African American Delawareans. Engage in an interactive discussion on the value of oral histories and how you can take them. Ages 16+
  5. Sun Feb. 23

    Black History Month: Last Stop to Freedom Ashley Cloud of Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation tells of Wilmington, Delaware’s pivotal role in Underground Railroad history. Discover how Quaker Hill’s Thomas Garrett assisted 3,000 Freedom Seekers alongside Harriet Tubman, William Still and other UGRR luminaries. Ages 12+
  6. Mon Feb. 24

    Black History Month: Folk Art and Culture Prize winning folk artist Eunice LaFate leads a presentation on folk art. Audience members create their own folk art. Adults.
  7. Sat Feb. 29

    Black History Month: The Sylvia Olden Lee Music Guild This National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc. group performs a wonderful selection of Negro Spirituals for the entire family. Come and enjoy a part of living musical history. Refreshments. All Ages.
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