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"Black Excellence in Education"

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Reeder Memorial Baptist Church

3725 Beatties Ford Road

Charlotte, NC 28216

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Black History Month Celebration: "Black Excellence in Education"

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Join us all month in February as we celebrate our successes and milestones in education. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND GREAT FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

Sunday 2/2- Black Teacher/Staff Appreciation at 8am & 11am Services

We will recognize and honor all Black teachers and staff persons present

Sunday 2/9- Black Author/Writer Appreciation at 8am & 11am Services

Special guest monologue performance of Zora Neal Hurston

Thursday 2/13- Family Game & Trivia Night at 6:30pm

Celebrating education wouldn't be complete without a trivia night! Bring the whole family out to play trivia with prizes, finally learn to play Spades, and play Uno and dominoes! Light Refreshments.

Sunday 2/16-Honoring CMS Black Schools at 11am Service

We will honor our special guests: alumni from Second Ward HS and West Charlotte HS.

Thursday 2/20- Book Discussion at 6:30pm

National African American Read-In NAARI (est. 1990) is the nation's first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. Celebrate with us by reading one of the above selections then join us for the discussion. Light refreshments.

K-3rd Grade: "Ruby Bridges Goes to School" (Amazon $4) | 3rd Grade and Up: "Ruby Bridges; Through My Eyes" (Amazon $11)

Sunday 2/23- Celebrating HBCUs at 8am & 11am Services

Represent your favorite HBCU with a t-shirt and jeans.

Thursday 2/27-Family Movie Night at 6:30pm

To close out Black History Month, we will screen "Disney's Ruby Bridges" to coincide with our Book of the Month.

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Reeder Memorial Baptist Church

3725 Beatties Ford Road

Charlotte, NC 28216

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