The Korean Cultural Center of Chicago and the Chicago Korean Education Center will co-host an opening ceremony for the ‘Malmoe, Protect the Hangul’ education box at the museum on Friday, October 7th at 1pm. This display box was developed and supported by the Independence Hall of Korea to educate the history of the compilation of the first Korean dictionary ‘Malmoe’. During the event which coincides with the Hangul Day, we anticipate exploring the value of the independence movement and the excellence of Hangul.
Shaun B is the best comedian in town… PERIOD. Check him out at his ONE MAN show for a Private Adult Audience on Sun. Dec. 19 RSVP Today!
Chicago’s own Shaun B. returns to the Bronzeville Historical Society with his unique brand of comedy and storytelling.
Fun, laughter, and cocktails.
Shaun B will perform live at the Bronzeville Historical Society This event you will not want to miss. Contact Shaun B or Sherry Williams at 312 428-8033 to get your reservation if you are READY TO GET YOUR LAUGH ON.
A MASK MANDATE in Place, Plenty of FREE Street Parking on King Drive.
FREE Parking lot in the rear of the building. Assistance for those with mobility challenges is available.. $20 covers your admission ONLY. DOORS OPEN at 5:30PM RSVP TODAY!
*Special Guest appearance by Aunt Jemima
IDA B. WELLS FESTIVAL – A CELEBRATION FOR ALL AGES. Family fun to enjoy poetry, music, hopscotch, face painting, Panel Discussion 1PM
SATURDAY, June 25, 2022 8am – 2pm at Ida B. Wells National Monument 37th & Langley
Celebrating her 160th Birthday
8:00am – 9:00am : Morning Meditation and Healing Ritual Led by Sylvia Ewing – Media personality, poet, and certified meditation teacher At the Ida B. Wells National Monument, 37th & Langley (Remember to bring something to drink and a folding chair or blanket)
9:30am – 10:30am: Walking Tour of Bronzeville Ida B. Wells Sites Led by Bernard C. Turner – author of A New View of Bronzeville Franklin Cosey – Gay – co – founder, Chicago Race Riot of 1919 Commemoration Project Shermann “Dilla” Thomas – founder, Chicago Mahogany Tours Meet near Sixth – Grace Presbyterian Church at 35th & Cottage Grove. Tour will end at the Ida B. Wells National Monument ( Remember to bring something to drink)
10:30am – 1:30pm: Activities Jump Rope, Hopscotch, Spoken Word, Drumming, Dancing, Games & More! Langley between 37th & 38th Streets DJ RL Breezy ** Chicago Young Authors **The Happiness Club
1:00pm – 2:00pm: Panel Discussion Oakwood Shores Community Center, 3825 S. Vincennes |
*REGISTER to ATTEND PANEL DISCUSSION from REGISTER TAB.
Doors open at 12:30pm Please show proof of COVID vaccine for entrance. Masks required. Bronzeville and Its Importance to the Black American Story Jamie Nesbitt Golden, journalist with Block Club Chicago Lionel Kimble, author of A New Deal for Bronzeville Dawn Turner, author of Three Girls From Bronzeville Moderated by Darryl Dennard, producer and host of Chicago Speaks on V103
Note: Purchase books before June 25th and bring to the event. They are available at Seminary Co – op Bookstore at 5751 S. Woodlawn and all other book outlets.
SPONSORS Bronzeville Historical Society, Bronzeville Trail Task Force, Chicago History Museum, Chicago Race Riot of 1919 Commemoration Project, Illinois Tech, The Community Builders, The Ida B. Wells Memorial Foundation, Wyn – Win Communications
Festival organized by Ida B Action Committee: Tony Burroughs, Dan Duster, Michelle Duster, Eve L. Ewing, Khari Humphries, Lionel Kimble, Robin Robinson, Bernard C. Turner, Sherry Williams For more information about Festival contact firstname.lastname@example.org