By Sharon Aron Baron
The City of Tamarac continues to celebrate Black History Month with two remaining events through the next weekend.
Friday, February 26
Black History Month Celebration: Speakers + Entertainment + Art
Held from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., watch a virtual lecture by African American scholar and activist Dr. Marc Lamont Hill at the Tamarac Sports Complex, 9901 NW 77th St., which will be shared on a large screen.
Attendees will enjoy live poetry by Rebecca “Butterfly” Vaughn, performances by Delou African Dance Ensemble, and cultural art displays.
Black community leaders will also be honored. Masks and social distancing are required. Attendees must pre-register to reserve a 12 x 12-foot viewing space here at Tamarac-black-history-month-celebration-tickets.
Saturday, February 27
Quilting: A Historical Perspective Through Art
This is a virtual guided workshop held at 10 a.m. George Gadson, a world-renowned, South Florida-based artist, will guide participants through the creative process of crafting their own quilts while exploring the Black historical tradition of storytelling through quilting from the time of slavery to the present day.
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