Annapolis Senior activity Center to celebrate Black History Month

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

blackhistorymonthThe Annapolis Senior Activity Center has planned some events in February for Black History Month. Unless otherwise noted, the events will be held at the center at 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis, Md.

Anne Arundel Community College instructor Nat Martin will present a condensed version of the history of jazz at 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 10. He will talk about its impact on society and world culture. No sign up is necessary.

Black History Month events will continue with a field trip to the Banneker-Douglass Museum at 9:45 a.m. on Feb. 17. Annapolis Senior Activity Center members who sign up will be given a guided tour of the museum’s various exhibits including “Deep Roots, Rising Waters,” and “True to Form: Expressions of Community Art.” To find out more about the museum, go to http://bdmuseum.maryland.gov/.

Bates Alumni Day will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 23. Alumni who want to attend should sign up at the Front Desk. The day will give them an opportunity to wear their school colors, renew friendships with classmates, reminisce about the “good old days,” and enjoy the refreshments.

Black History Month events conclude with a visit from Harriet Tubman at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 24. The re-enactor playing Tubman will take the audience back in time to meet this woman who served as an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War.  No sign up is necessary.

To sign up for the Banneker-Douglass Museum trip or Bates Alumni Day, stop by the center’s Front Desk or call 410-222-1818.

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