Black History Month events
Published: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 3:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, February 1, 2013 at 10:20 a.m.
In honor of Black History Month, Petaluma Blacks for Community Development and the Petaluma Museum present the exhibit “African Americans — Then and Now” through March 17.
The exhibit features a timeline noting historical events in the United States, with special emphasis placed on little known facts about black history and focusing on the positive periods in which black people have been able to express their self determination and perseverance.
As part of the exhibit, the museum will be showing a series of short videos starting at 1 p.m. daily. Other activities celebrating Black History Month are also being planned.
Admission is $5 general admission, $3 seniors and members, children under 12 and military free.
Petaluma Blacks for Community Development is also hosting its annual program at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Petaluma Community Center, 320 N. McDowell Blvd.
The Black History Program will include entertainment and educational segments.
Participants in the program are of all races and age groups from the community.
Admission is free and open to the public.
For information on the program, contact Gloria Robinson at 762-7744.
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