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Perth Amboy Free Public Library Hosts 1st Black History Month Celebration

Perth Amboy, NJ – January 14, 2024

The Perth Amboy Free Public Library is proud to announce its inaugural Black History Month Celebration, scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 17, 2024, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The event will be held at the Perth Amboy Free Public Library, located at 196 Jefferson Street, Perth Amboy, N.J.

This momentous occasion aims to recognize and celebrate the rich tapestry of black cultures within Perth Amboy, while also highlighting and honoring black excellence. The event promises an immersive experience for attendees, featuring a diverse range of activities and performances that showcase the vibrancy and contributions of the black community.

Event Highlights:

  • MC Ron Snipes
  • Live Music by DJ Lindsey Nicholson
  • Jersey Orator, Endasi Lukoma
  • Authentic Black Cuisines
  • Dance Performances by cultural organizations
  • Spoken Word Poetry
  • Art Gallery of Black Excellence
  • Music by Toney Lee
  • Children's Activities, Games and Crafts
  • Live Comedy by the talented Freddie Ricks.

This free family event is open to the entire community, and everyone is invited to join in the celebration of Black History Month. As we reflect on the past and present achievements of the black community, this event serves as an opportunity to come together and appreciate the diversity that enriches our city.

For more information, please contact the Perth Amboy Free Public Library at 732-826-2600.

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month and embrace the spirit of unity and diversity within Perth Amboy.