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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Celebrating Black History Month in Louisville February 2011

Things to do in Louisville in February 2011
Since February is Black History Month, this month’s events highlight several places, activities to check out, to learn more, and celebrate.

African-American History Library Challenge at Crescent Hill Library – ALL MONTH Flex your library skills to answer question about African-American history. Ages 6-12. FREE!!

Civil War Reenactments Enjoy Civil War reenactments by Robert Bell offered by our Newburg Friends of the Library. FREE!!

KY Opera Presents Oh Freedom! At Bon Air Library. A musical journey that begins in Africa and ends with the election of the first African-American president. Also, learn about music during the Harlem Renaissance and the Civil Rights movement and see a performance of A Chorus of Hope, composed by Louisville composer and musician Harry Pickens. For all ages! FREE!!

SECOND SATURDAY Family Day – “Celebrating African American Heritage” at Frazier Museum. Join the kids club and they can get in for FREE!

Kentucky Derby Museum
– Visit and learn about African Americans in the Derby

Be sure to check out posts from last February for additional ideas HERE and HERE.

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