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7th Annual San Francisco Kwanzaa Celebration
December 26, 2012 @ 12:00 pm - January 1, 2013 @ 2:00 pm| Free
Wed, Dec. 26: Noon – City Hall Rotunda, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Way (A Pre-Celebration of The Emancipation Proclamation); Keynote speakers: Dr. Amos C. Brown, Pastor of Third Baptist Church & Ms. Gina Fromm, District Vice President, YMCA of San Francisco;
7 pm – West Bay Conference Center, 1290 Fillmore, Performance by Bernard Anderson & the Old School Band.
Thu, Dec. 27: 2 pm – Hamilton Recreation Center (A Celebration of Dance), 1900 Geary; performances by Dept. of Dance – Laney College, The Village Dancers of Crossroads, & The San Francisco Sea Hawks;
7 pm – OMI FRC/Minnie & Lovie Rec, 650 Capitol Ave, performance by the Jah Summit Reggae Band.
UJIMA (collective work and responsibility)
Fri, Dec. 28: 1 pm – WAFRC/Western Addition Senior Center (Queen Adah), 1390 Turk (An Inter-Generational Moment), performance by Jay’e & Friends;
5:30 pm – Bayview Y/Bayview Library, 1601 Lane.
UJAMAA (cooperative economics)
Sat, Dec 29: 1 pm – MoMagic @ Ella Hill Hutch, 1050 McAllister (Young Entrepreneurs in Action);
4 pm – Potrero Hill Family Resource Center @ Potrero Hill Recreation Center, 801 Arkansas.
Sun, Dec. 30: 1 pm – Third Baptist, 1399 McAllister, featuring the Tolson Family Dancers;
6 pm – African American Arts & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton.
Mon, Dec. 31: 2 pm – The Jazz Heritage Center/Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore, performance by Soul Mechanix;
6 pm – Augusta Collins Blues Band @ Marcus Book Store, 1712 Fillmore.
Tue, Jan. 1: 2 pm – Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre, 4705 Third Street (Celebration of The Emancipation Proclamation);
6 pm – Union of Black Episcopalians/St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, (A Night of Gospel), 2097 Turk; performances by Emmit Powell & The Gospel Elite, along with Kevan Peabody & the First Friendship Institutional Church’s Praise Team.
About The Village Project and Bayview Y:
The Village Project, a youth service organization focusing on education and cultural enrichment for youth and their families in the Western Addition.
The YMCA has long been at the forefront of providing quality, free or low-cost programming for youth and families.