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Family Free Days: Celebrating Black History Month

Presented by Parker Arts

Feb 23, 2020 The PACE Center

From 2:00 – 4:00pm

  • Live Entertainment by: DSA Youth Jazz Ensemble, Black American West Museum and the Stafford Hunter Jazz Quartet
  • Kids Crafts led by Downtown Aurora Visual Arts
  • Art Exhibit Reception: When Will They See Us? Tya Anthony, Rochelle Johnson, Autumn Thomas, Ella Maria Ray, and Brigitte Thompson shine a light on contemporary issue of Black women artists.
  • Special Guest: Comedian Sam Adams
  • Food for purchase from Big Jim’s Barbeque



  • Movie and Popcorn: Akeelah and the Bee, an inspirational film about an 11-year-old girl with a gift for words from South Los Angeles who participates in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, overcoming difficult challenges along the way. This is a non-ticketed event. No reservations are necessary.
  • Watch the trailer for Akeelah and the Bee:


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