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Upcoming Events

Format: 02/08/2023
Format: 02/08/2023

Program sites are accessible. With at least two weeks' notice, accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. Call 314-994-3300 or contact us.

By registering and participating in the Library’s virtual program, you understand that the video and audio content is streamed to other participants if your microphone or video camera are on. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian’s permission to participate and anyone age 9 or younger must have direct adult supervision for the duration of the program.

11
Feb

Exploring West African Dance

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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Presented by Pinx Academy of Dance. Enjoy movement and exercise while learning about the history and culture of African Dance. In celebration of Black History Month. All ages.

11
Feb

Africa Alive

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Presented by Kenya Ajanaku
Celebrate with African drumming, African call and response songs and African folktales. In Celebration of Black History Month.
All ages. Registration required.

11
Feb

Afternoon Tea: Tea Masala and Mandazi

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Drink tea, learn, create and experience. Sample two prepared treats from African tea traditions: tea masala, a blend of black tea, honey/sugar, spices and milk, and mandazi, a sweet donut-like snack. In celebration of Black History Month.
Adults. Registration required.

11
Feb

Extra, Extra: A Century of Newspaper Front Pages

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Memorable newspaper covers have been the translator for impactful news events for over a century. Using our newspaper databases, we will view and discuss the biggest news stories which have impacted generations of Americans.
Adults.

11
Feb

Social Dancing

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Put on your dancing shoes and get on the dance floor to learn the basics of social dance. It’s exercise in disguise! No dance experience necessary. Partners not required. Adults. Registration required. Meeting Room 1.

11
Feb

Exploring West African Dance

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Presented by Pinx Academy of Dance.
Enjoy movement and exercise while learning about the history and culture of African Dance. In celebration of Black History Month. All ages.

13
Feb

Black History Month Scavenger Hunt

9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Come search the shelves in our scavenger hunt with clues based upon influential Black authors. Participants will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a prize. In celebration of Black History Month.
Teens and adults.

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