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Events in February 2013


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Beechview

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Summary: All ages are invited to read selections of poetry and prose in tribute to the contributions of the African American community.
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Come learn about games children play in some regions of Africa. Play Moonshine Baby which comes from Ghana and make your own Mancala board.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Marcus Rediker, Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History at the University of Pittsburgh, will be speaking about his new book, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom. Book signing to follow.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Allegheny

Summary: Come join us as we look into the historical debate surrounding quilting and its significance in relation to the Underground Railroad. Also, create your own quilt square and combine it with other teens!
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: An introduction to JewishGen.org that will review basic navigation and search techniques and explore some of the research helps available for anyone delving into their Jewish or European ancestry.
2:30 PM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Learn about what being a slave meant and what brave people did to escape and help others to freedom through readings and hands-on experiences. For age 8 - 12.
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Celebrate African American identity in films from the past and present. Refreshments provided.
2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Children's - Main

Summary: Investigate places that were vital on the path to freedom and the people who were instrumental in the Abolitionist Movement. Participants will create a handmade book giving them the opportunity to express their interpretation of these historical events.
 
 

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