Unity in the Community — Black Heritage Celebration in Smyrna

Smyrna City Hall in article about Smyrna historySmyrna City Hall (photo by Larry Felton Johnson, Licensed under Creative Commons 4.0)

Tomorrow, Saturday February 23, Smyrna’s first Black Heritage Celebration will take place from 12 – 5 p.m. at the Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle.

An announcement for the event provides the following details:

Get ready y’all….it’s all about “Unity in the Community!!”

Bring the family & friends to enjoy Smyrna’s 1st Black Heritage Festival.

Come enjoy….

> Authenic African-American food tasting;

> Meet & visit w/local African-American owned businesses;

*Children’s Corner w/fun educational activities;

*Main Stage Performances to include;

> African Drums

> Dance by ADC & Stephenson Dance Ensemble

> Smyrna Historian Bill Marchione

> Special Guest Speaker

> Unity In The Community Choir

> Fashion Show by Dupsies African clothing store

> FREE haircuts from 1PM-3PM (for boys ages 5 – 12) provided by Goodfellas Barber shop & Whitfield-Jones Hair Salon

> FREE hair care products for girls; provided by Just 4 Girls Hair Salon, Hair 4 Daze & Alta’s Hair Wellness Salon

Thank you….Chris ‘Caribbean Bistro, Rodney’s Jamaican Soul Foid, JR Crickets, Uncle Maddios, Atlanta Pediatric Partners, Kelly Coquerel, Laren Graniela, Destiny Green, Russell’s Gourmet Coffee, Balancing Acts Entertainment, Gregory Kerns, Nellie Promos, Sustainable Smyrna, Smyrna Arts Council, Harris Campbell, Nannette Perez, Goodfellas, Brenda Jones-Whitfield, Dj Buddy LV, Jacqlyn Charles Math and Music Makers, Tomaree Tupponce Tarpley, Tomica Holmes, Modupe Familoni-Onabanjo, Debo O, Temi Alexander, Lisa Natasha Cupid, Allyne D. Gartrell, Denise Fussell, Linda M. Nichols, NAACP Cobb County, Shaw Temple AME, Cumberland Community Church, Leela Brown Waller, Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Megan Shultz Sullivan, Leonard Robinson Bob Whitfield, Eartha Whitfield, Shaun Martin, Audrey T Thomas, Denise Meckelvaney

Main Stage Events

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