The culmination of all Caribbean American Heritage Month activities is celebrated at the GALA & AWARDS CEREMONY hosted by Georgia Caribbean American Heritage Coalition.
This formal event will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center at 7:00pm
It will be a true celebration of the Caribbean cultural influence in the city of Atlanta and patrons can expect lively entertainment by After 4 Vybez and Rae Rajkumar, ample food, awards presentation to influential Caribbean personalities in Atlanta and a special keynote address by Congresswoman Yvette D Clarke.
You do not want to miss this!!
Sunday, June 21 – 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Church Service & Health Fair and Symposium Include Health Screenings, Healthy Food Tasting, Panel Discussions and much more… Venue – TBA. (Free Admission) For more information, contact Dr. Jennifer Rooke
In observance of Caribbean American Heritage Month, the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History and the Ivan Allen Jr. Department, present a Caribbean Writers’ Series Bash: A Literary Meet and Greet with writers of Caribbean descent who will discuss their latest publications. Participating authors include Rodney Foster, Remember Wen?: Poems and Short Stories; Jonquille, My Jamaican Girl;
Dr. Glen Laman, Jamaican Entrepreneurship; Gillian Lee-Fong-Farris, Tembe;
Valrie Walker Sanders, African Hospitality: Notes and Impressions of a Caribbean Woman as She Travels Around the African Continent; and, Irvine Weekes, From the Inside Looking Out: The Coming of Age of a Boy in the African Diaspora.
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Date: June 20th, 2015
Location: Covington Branch Library, 3500 Covington Highway, ecatur, GA 30032
(Near Kensington Marta Station)
Contact Information: 404-434-1174
JUNE 14th, 2015
OLDE TOWN PAVILION
949 South Main St, CONYERS, GA 30012
Price: Adults $15/ Chidren Ages 6-12 $5/ Children <5 FREE
Time : 4:00- 7:00 PM
VENDOR & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
Contact Genori McCormack at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets, call 404-667-7933
Caribbean American Movers and Shakers Networking Series are hosted in prime markets of Atlanta, Georgia, New York City and Miami, Florida. The Caribbean Media Network, in conjunction with affiliates, hosts these memorable networking celebrations.
Saturday, June 13 – 8:00 PM Stand Pipe – A Tenement Yard Play Presented by the Drama Group Venue – Karibbean Konnection Cultural Center 2620 Park Central Blv
Saturday June 13 – 1:00pm Anancy Festival and Caribbean spelling bee Atlanta-Fulton County Public Library, One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, GA 30303
The Caribbean American Heritage Month (CAHM) Opening Ceremony is one of the headliner events for the Caribbean community in Georgia during the month of June. The Opening Ceremony sponsored by Georgia Caribbean American Heritage Coalition (GCAHC) will feature approximately thirty-five (35) islands representing the English, French, Spanish and Dutch speaking Caribbean through national dress displays, a taste of Caribbean cuisine and cultural entertainment. This event will feature exhibit tables for promotional display and there will also be a flag salute with the youth carrying a flag from each Caribbean nation and the USA. Additionally, several Georgia elected officials has been invited and are expected to attend this and other events. It will be held at City Hall Atrium (55 Trinity Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30303) on Sunday June 7th from 3pm-7pm. Free and open to the public.