Violins for Douglass - Remembering Freedom Summer
Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The bicentennial, celebrating Frederick Douglass is on the horizon. This summer begins the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer – the height of the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement – the Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association is pleased to present a musical event featuring violin performances and Freedom Songs. It will be a family event; parents are encouraged to bring their children. The event will include brief violin tutorials, a petting zoo, crafts and violin scholarships to defray cost of lessons.
This family event is FREE and open to the public.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Children’s workshops and instrumental “petting zoo” begins at 1:30 P.M.
Seating is limited. On line registration by July 30, 2014, guarantees placement.
This event is presented in collaboration with the Coalition of African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA)
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Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association
The Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association, founded by Frederick Douglass’ second wife, Helen Pitts Douglass, was Chartered by an Act of Congress, June 6, 1900 for the purpose of preserving the rich legacy of his life.
FDMHA is the oldest Douglass organization in the world dedicated to preserving the Life and Legacy of Frederick Douglass. It was chartered by the United States Congress in 1900. For additional information about FDMHA please visit: www.frederickdouglassmha.org