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Fort Lauderdale Celebrates Black History Month

Family Fun Events Feature Ethnic Crafts, Live Entertainment, Storytelling and More


Fort Lauderdale – The City of Fort Lauderdale is hosting a variety of events throughout the city to honor February as Black History Month.


Remembering Our Roots

Remembering Our Roots will be held on Saturday, February 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Riverland Park, 950 S.W. 27th Avenue. This free program will feature live performances from several diverse musical, dance and specialty groups. Appearances will include an African-American dance exhibition as well as special performances from our after-school groups. Light refreshments will be served.


Kijiji Moja

Join us for the return of Kijiji Moja on Saturday, February 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Joseph C. Carter Park, 1450 W. Sunrise Boulevard. Kijiji Moja means “one village” in Swahili.  This free event helps communities and their families unite through live entertainment, drumming circles, ethnic crafts, tribal storytelling and other inner-attainment.


For more information on these programs, please visit or call (954) 828-PARK (7275).



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