Celebrate Kwanzaa w/ Omaha Public Library

Dec. 27-30 Celebrate Kwanzaa w/ Omaha Public Library Charles B. Washington Branch, 2868 Ames Ave. Times vary by day, FREE, 444.4849 omahapubliclibrary.org If you’ve never attended a Kwanzaa celebration, sample the Omaha Public Library’s four-day African-American festival. Monday, Omaha blues man Dr. Spit (of Dr. Spit and the Blues Mechanics) presents a blues harmonica workshop for children from 2-4 p.m. Family make-and-take craft activities and board games are offered Tues.-Thurs. 2-4 p.m. Tuesday evening, from 6-7 p.m., jazz guitarist George Walker performs a black musical journey for all ages. Wednesday, from 6-7 p.m., master drummer Charles Ahovissi conducts an African Culture Connection drumming workshop for children. The Thursday night finale features: Lil’ Divas teen book club members reciting the Seven Principles of Kwanzaa in a 6-6:30 p.m. candle lighting ceremony; an ACC dance troupe recital from 6:30-7:30 p.m.; and Miss Marie’s catered soul food supper from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

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on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

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