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Community Kwanzaa Celebration – December 26

kwanza1On Monday, December 26 at 11 a.m., join your friends and neighbors in celebrating the first day of Kwanzaa at Fountain Square, in the heart of downtown Evanston. Experience the traditional lighting of the Kinara and recitation of Nguzu Saba, the Seven Principles of Kwanzaa. For more information about Kwanzaa’s history, visit www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org.

Fountain Square is located at Davis Street between Orrington and Sherman Avenues.

Kwanzaa Events in Evanston – Dec 26

 Kwanzaa in Fountain Square Dec. 26 – A “Community Celebration of Kwanzaa” will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at Fountain Square.

You’re invited to join friends and neighbors as the first day of Kwanzaa is celebrated right in the heart of downtown Evanston. The celebration will be hosted by Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center and will feature music, songs and the traditional lighting of the Kinara and recitation of principles.

Fountain Square is located on Davis St. between Orrington and Sherman Avenues. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 847/448-8254.

“Merry Kwanzaa” Performance Dec 26 –  Awarding-winning playwright Gloria Bond Clunie’s play about four generations learning the meaning of love and unity and the power of faith will be performed at Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center. The play features a multi-generational and multi-racial cast of Evanston residents. Come early for the best seating; as last year the Center was filled to capacity!  847/448-8254.
Sponsor: Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre, Evanston Recreation Division
Location: Fleetwood-Jourdain Center, 1655 Foster St.
Day/Date/Time: Wed., Dec. 26 at 3pm
Admission: Free

More information at the City of Evanston website.