Community Kwanzaa Celebration
Saturday, December 19, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Kwanzaa a week-long African American holiday observed from Dec. 26 through Jan. 1, focuses on the traditional African values of family, community responsibility, commerce and self` improvement.The name Kwanzaa is derived from the phrase, “matunda ya kwana” which means, “first fruits” in Swahili.
Join us on Saturday Dec.19, as we celebrate Kwanzaa, a celebration of food, creativity & wisdom@ the National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture.
Take part in the family friendly activities,demonstrations, vendors, ethnic foods, a participatory celebration you may also sign up for open mic with a song, rap, dance poetry, spoken word, or words of wisdom.
While Kwanzaa is a traditional African-American celebration, it encourages and appreciates those who respect the culture and diversity of African Americans and their contributions to humanity and welcome those who wish to learn and celebrate with us as well.
This is an all age’s family event.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Parking is available in the rear,on the street and there is a free parking lot adjacent to the museum We are also accessible by commuter rail.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Yes, please bring your printed tickets to ensure seating.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay? Yes ,Kwanzaa is a great gift for the holiday. Make sure that attendee brings ticket to event.
What type of activities will there be?
There will be vendors featuring ethnic wares, drummers, theatre and dance.
Is food include with the ticket
Yes, dinner is included with your ticket..
When & Where
The National Black Doll Museum of History and Culture
The National Black Doll Museum presented by the Doll E Daze Project Inc is a non profit organization started by sisters who wanted to share their passion about black dolls, doll collecting and the often unknown, untold history of African American culture.By using their extensive collection of over 5000 dolls of color, they educate and teach the masses.
The museum's mission is to promote cultural diversity and nuture self esteem through their bullying prevention doll making workshops.
Located in Mansfield, Massachusetts they are the first Black Doll Museum in New England, the second in the country and the only Doll Museum in the world whose collection chronicles the history of African Americans through the eyes of a doll collector.
The Doll E Daze Project and Museum Inc is a 501(c)3 non profit organization