Members from various parts of the Riverhead community came together Thursday night to celebrate Black History Month through song, dance, poem, artwork and more.
The Butterfly Effect Project is seeking up to 10 teams of 10 people to compete in its first-ever Intergenerational Black History Bowl at the David W. Crohan Community Center in Flanders on Saturday, Feb. 17. READ
As February comes to a close, students at the Riverhead Charter School hosted their third annual Black History Month Celebration Thursday evening. READ
Donna Elmore describes her work as “black art.”
Why? Well, that’s simple.
“Because all of the people in it are black,” she said. READ
The Riverhead School District has announced three upcoming events it wants parents and community members to be aware of. (more…)
Riverhead High School has scheduled its annual Black History Month Unity Celebration for Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
The event will feature student presentations and performances from local community members and groups, including:
• Riverhead High School Steppers
• First Baptist Church
• High school students Jenny Corbin and Robert Brown reciting poetry and speeches written by black poets
• Slideshow of famous black Americans
• Presentation of colors by the NJROTC
• The district’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Award
The event is open to the public. For more information, call (631) 369-6700.