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Wednesday January 30 2008

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									       SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE OF MINORITY AFFAIRS
          BLACK HISTORY MONTH CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2010

Steve Levy                                                       Mel Guadalupe, Director
Suffolk County Executive                                         Office of Minority Affairs


JOURNEY TO THE MOTHERLAND -                       BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION
Thursday, January 14, 7:00 - 8:30 PM -            Thursday, February 4, 7:00 PM
Author John W. Branch discusses his book,         Keynote Speaker: Rev. Eboni K. Marshall of
Journey to the Motherland, which takes the        The Abyssinian Baptist Church
reader on a journey into the traditional          Department of Human Services
cultures of the peoples in fourteen African       Office of Minority Affairs
countries. He will offer a brief history of the   Huntington Town Hall
countries, their languages, religions, and        100 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743
ethnicities. Join him for an interesting and      A evening to remember with a dynamic
stimulating evening.                              keynote speaker, great music and dinner.
Contact person: Rosalie Toja                      For more information please contact: Denise
Brentwood Public Library                          Williams, Director of Minority Affairs
Contact number: 273-7883
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                                                  21 ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH
  st                                              MASS & DINNER
21 ANNUAL AWARDS LUNCHEON
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January 15, 2010 – 12:00 – 12:30 PM               February 7 , 5:00 – 7:30 PM
Held at The Hyatt Regency Wind Watch              Featuring the Stony Brook Gospel Choir.
1717 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY                 An opportunity to share in rich, spiritual,
Cost of Luncheon: $50.00;                         artistic, and cultural aspects of our African
At the door: $55.00                               American Sisters & Brothers.
Tickets may be purchased by sending a             West Campus – Student Union Nicholls
check made payable to Suffolk County MLK,         Road, Main Entrance, Stony Brook, NY
PO Box 5612, Hauppauge, NY 11788 $500             11794 –
per table of ten (10) people.                     Contact person: Sister Margaret Ann
Contact information: Florence Joyner at           Landry
631-841-0841                                      Contact number: 631-632-6562
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                                                  More events TBA -
23 ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER
KING, JR. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION –                  AFRICAN HERITAGE -
UNITY DAY BREAKFAST
                                                  Monday, February 8, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday, January 16, 2010, 9:00 AM
                                                  This interactive seminar on African Heritage,
Circle of Love Ministry Worldwide 20 Reith
                                                  presented by Ernest Boyd, reviews the rich
Street, Copiague NY 11726 –
Keynote preacher: Rev. Gabriel Salguero           and diversified past of African people. Mr.
R.S.V.P. 631-789-2688 xt. 243                     Boyd will discuss the human migration from
                                                  Africa to all parts of the world and the role
                                                  they played in the first major civilization and
THE REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER
                                                  those leading to the 15th century. There will
KING, Jr. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST
Monday, January 18, 2010                          be a free book raffle.
Silver Anniversary – Sponsored by the First       Contact person: Rosalie Toja
Baptist Church of Riverhead – The                 Brentwood Public Library
Reverend Charles A. Coverdale, Senior             Contact number: 273-7883
Pastor - Reverend Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr.
Keynote Speaker                                   BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION
Place: Hyatt Regency Wind Watch Hotel &           Wednesday, February 10, 6:30 PM
Hamlet Golf Club, Hauppauge, NY                   Town of Islip 665 Main Street, Islip NY
Time: 8:00 – 10:30 AM                             Town Board Room
                                                  Nominations of people to be honored at the
AFRICAN AMERICAN THEME PAINTINGS                  2010 Black History Celebration. This award
February 1 through 28 -                           ceremony is held annually to give
Room: Cafe Galery                                 recognition to people who have made
Brentwood Public Library                          significant contributions to the community
Contact number: 273-7883                          through their professional or volunteer
                                                  activity.
ART AND HISTORY OF HAIR BRAIDING
Tuesday, February 2, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM -          OPEN MIC POETRY AFRICAN HERITAGE
AGES 9-15 YEARS - The art and history             Friday, February 19, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM -
of hair braiding began centuries ago in           Four poets from the Afrikan Poetry Theater
Egypt. Come participate in this exciting          will perform their original poetry on African
hands-on workshop where you will learn            Heritage. Join poets Dennis Gray, Jar-Man
basic and advanced hair braiding                  Bayette, Mama Word, and Sister Karen for
techniques.                                       an evening of open mic poetry.
Contact person: Adelle Bennett                    Contact person: Rosalie Toja
Brentwood Public Library                          Brentwood Public Library
Contact number: 273-7883                          Contact number: 273-7883
     SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE OF MINORITY AFFAIRS
        BLACK HISTORY MONTH CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2010

Steve Levy                                       Mel Guadalupe, Director
Suffolk County Executive                         Office of Minority Affairs


MEET THE AUTHOR: ROCHELLE ALERS
Wednesday, February 24, 7:00 PM -
Award-winning author Rochelle Alers will
talk about her process for writing a
bestseller. Ms. Alers has earned numerous
awards including the Gold Pen Award, the
Emma Award, the Vivian Stephens Award
for Excellence in Romance Writing, and the
Zora Neale Hurston Literary Award. She is
one of today's most prolific and popular
African-American authors of women's
fiction.
Contact person: Rosalie Toja
Brentwood Public Library
Contact number: 273-7883

SOUNDS OF AFRIKA
February 24, 11:00 AM
Peconic Café
Riverhead Campus

COLORED GIRL FROM LONG ISLAND: A
FAMILY HISTORY
Saturday, February 27, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Sandi Brewster-Walker has written a book
about her early life in North Amityville, Long
Island during the 1940s and '50s, when her
family was considered colored. The book is
a series of remembrances from her
childhood through the beginning of the Civil
Rights Movement. After the talk, the author
will discuss how to research your own family
history.
Contact person: Mary Koeferl
Brentwood Public Library

CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH
WITH ROBBI K AND "THE TURTLE'S
SHELL" - AGES 3 and up with adult -
Sunday, February 28, 2:00 PM -
Celebrate Black History Month with an
afternoon of storytelling and music with
Robbi K and friends. Sign-up begins
February 1.
Contact person: Rosalie Toja
Brentwood Public Library
Contact number: 273-7883

SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BLACK
HISTORY CELEBRATION AND COLLEGE
& CAREER FAIR-
March 5, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
H. Lee Dennison Building
Hauppauge, NY

TOWN OF BABYLON – TBA

SCCC – Grant Campus TBA

SCCC – Ammerman Campus TBA

								
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