Watch the clip of the Stamford Kwanzaa Assocations Kick-off event, celebrating UMOJA (Unity) on Dec. 26, 2011 at the Faith Tabernacle Baptiste Church, Stamford, CT.
Stamford Group Kicks Off Kwanzaa:
Infinite Roots Celebrate Drums:
December 31, 2011 | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, First Floor
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Come join us on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011 from 11am -3pm to do your holiday shopping. African American clothes, jewelry, artifacts and art. Kwanzaa craft for children. All ages welcome. Contact Mrs. Josephine Fulcher Anderson at 203 351-8281 for exhibitor registration.
Location: CTE/ Ferguson Library -South End Branch
The Stamford Kwanzaa Association’s KWANZAA Kick-off event at the Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in Stamford this evening at 6:30pm has been cancelled due to pending snow storm. The Kwanzaa 2010 Kick-off will be rescheduled to a later date.
When: Sunday, December 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 29 Grove Street, Stamford, CT 06901
Celebrate the Kwanzaa principle of Umoja (unity). African dancing and drumming, poetry, Kwanzaa crafts and cartoonist Jerry Craft. Sponsored by the Stamford Kwanzaa Association and CTE, Inc.
Presented with support from the Community Arts Partnership Program. Made possible with public funds from the City of Stamford, Michael Pavia, Mayor.
American Museum of Natural History
KWANZAA SPIRIT 2009!
Public Programs/Education presents In Association with Community Works and New Heritage Theatre Group
Sunday, December 27
Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, first floor
Free with Museum admission
Kwanzaa Spirit 2009! is an all-day celebration honoring the seven African-based principles of Kwanzaa (called Nguzo Saba in Swahili) featuring an international marketplace and performances of song, dance, and spoken word.
Join the Stamford Kwanzaa Assoication celebrate another Kwanzaa Kickoff on Saturday, December 26, 2009, 6:30 p.m.
Principle of the Day: Umoja (Unity). To strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race.
Guest Speaker: Mrs. Eileen Swerdlick, Former Assistant Superintendent of Stamford Public Schools, Location: The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, Ct. 06901
Presented with support from the Community Arts Partnership Program. Made possible with public funds from the City of Stamford, Michael A. Pavia, Mayor.
Please bring non-perishable goods for the food bank.
Free and Open to the Public
For more information contact Stamford Kwanzaa Committee 203-216-2063
Check out this amazing gallery of pictures from photographer, Bill Taufic who took pictures at the Mayor’s Kwanzaa celebration at the Stamford Government Center on Dec, 30, 2008!
Listen to the Director, M.K. Asante Jr. talk about about his new film.
News & Notes , December 15, 2008 · Kwanzaa is a December celebration that honors the roots and traditions of the African-American experience.
Unity, self-determination, creativity, purpose, cooperative economics, collective responsibility, and faith are the seven guiding principles of the holiday.
Farai Chideya talks with M.K. Asante Jr. about the film he wrote, directed and produced, The Black Candle: A Kwanzaa Celebration.
Source: NPR News & Notes 12/15/08