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Saturday, August 10

Celebrate the Caribbean

Saturday, August 10

All aboard! Get ready for the voyage of a lifetime celebrating Caribbean history and cultures overseas and in our neighborhood through a day of music, food, movement, storytelling, and more! Join us as we set sail through the Caribbean and enjoy art-making, explore our rooftop bazaar co-curated by Pearl Market, and have fun with our special guests! Stay tuned on Facebook and Instagram!

 

Schedule

Celebrate the Caribbean featuring Drag Queen Story Hour
11:00am-12:00pm | All ages | Commons Theater
Join Drag Queen Story Hour as we explore Caribbean history and heritage and celebrate the uniqueness of all children and families.

ColorLab: Celebrate the Caribbean Edition
11:00am-5:00pm | All ages | ColorLab
Design your own headdress, meet live animals, build a coral reef, and learn about the history of carnival in Trinidad with special guest, artist Pat Nurse.

Liming Lounge
11:00am-5:00pm | All ages | Classroom
Play games, shout out important Caribbean people in your life, and lime! Relax and socialize to enjoy this tradition from Trinidad and Tobago.

Rooftop Bazaar
11:00am-5:00pm | All ages | Rooftop
Take a stroll through our Rooftop Bazaar co-curated by Pearl Market! Meet Caribbean community organizations, try Caribbean food, test wellness products, see jewelry, and more. Featuring local vendors Klutch Boutique, Hennadready, ADONI MMVII, Soul3Beads, Big0 Creations, Sprinkle TLC, Quan’s House of Treats, BOLT Architecture, Braata Bites, Money Jar, Caribbean American Pride, and Ann’s Custom Made Jewellery.

G for Griot presents Stories from Trinidad and Tobago
12:30pm-1:00pm & 1:30pm-2:00pm | All ages | Commons Theater
Take a trip through Trinidad and Tobago with storyteller Griot and his band of musicians as they share the country’s culture and history.

Celebrate the Caribbean in Sensory Room
2:00pm-4:45pm | All ages | Sensory Room
Explore the science behind why Caribbean sand is so striking and make sand art inspired by your senses!

Soca Party with Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance
2:15pm-2:45pm | All ages | Rooftop
Join Cumbe’s Careitha Davis for an energy fueled celebration of Caribbean dance that blends Caribbean moves with African and jazz dance techniques.

Sesame Flyers Stilt Walkers
2:45pm-3:45pm | All ages | Rooftop
Head up to our Rooftop Bazaar and celebrate the Caribbean with the Sesame Flyers Stilt Walkers.

Illy’s Dance CLASH
4:00pm-4:30pm | All ages | Rooftop
Join Ilana “Illy” Warner for Dance CLASH—a dance workout that blends her St. Kitt’s roots with traditional and urban styles from West Africa and other Caribbean nations.

 

Rooftop bazaar co-curated by Pearl Market.