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Black History Month Celebration Cain Center for the Arts

February 25, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Black History Month Celebration at the Cain Center for the Arts

Smithville Was. Smithville Is. Smithville Will Be.

Join the Cornelius Parks & Recreation Department, Smithville CommUNITY Coalition, and Cain Center for the Arts as we celebrate Black History Month.

This year’s program will feature:

  • Keynote speakers Ron Potts, Sammie Knox, Raquel Ramseur, and Lisa Mayhew-Jones of the Smithville CommUNITY Coalition, who will take us through the history of the Smithville Community, as it celebrates 50 years since being annexed
  • Art exhibit by John R. Miles III
  • Performance by Drums 4 Life
  • Poetry reading by Maurice J. Norman
  • Musical performances by Union Bethel AME Zion Church and Torrence Chapel AME Zion Church
  • Children’s activities
  • Post-event light refreshments


February 25, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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