African-American Film Festival
All ages are invited to celebrate African-American History Month! Membership or day pass required. No additional cost.
The Pact | February 1 | 1 - 3 pm | Seatack Recreation Center
Based on the book "The Pact," the film chronicles the true life story of Rameck Hunt, Sampson Davis and George Jenkins, who made a pact in their inner-city high school in Newark, New Jersey, to find a way to go to collenge and then medical school. Rated PG
When We Were Kings | February 7 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm | Bayside Recreation Center
A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali. Rated PG
Hip Hop Legends | February 14 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm | Bayside Recreation Center
Hip Hop Legends tells the story of the genesis of hip hop through specific, in-depth exclusive interviews with legends such as DMC, DJ Skribble and Affrika Bambaataa and the Zulu Nation.
Snow Dogs | February 14 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm | Williams Farm Recreation Center
When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man. Rated PG
The Wiz | February 21 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm | Williams Farm Recreation Center
An adaptation of "The Wizard of Oz" that tries to capture the essence of the African American experience. Rated G
Remember the Titans
February 21 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm | Bayside Recreation Center
February 28 | 6:30 - 8:30 | Williams Farm Recreation Center
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit. Rated PG
Let's Celebrate African-American History Month and Dance!
Saturday, February 15 | 1 - 3 pm | Seatack Recreation Center
Age 3 & up | Learn the history of African dance and drumming with live instruction from the I Am Me Project. All ages and skill levels are welcome. | Register, Membership or day pass required. No additional cost.
African-American History Month Trivia Challenge
Wednesday, February 26 | 5 - 7 pm | Seatack Recreation Center
Age 9 - 17 • Compete in a Jeopardy-style trivia challenge with a twist, and enjoy
prizes, refreshments and music! Questions will be categorized for grades 4-5, 6-8,
and 9-12. Interested participants can pick up the trivia challenge Q&A packets
between February 1 - February 10 at Seatack Recreation Center, or they may e-mail
Starr (firstname.lastname@example.org) to request a copy. | Register, Membership or day pass required. No additional cost.
The Wheel of Inventors is Back for Black History Month
M-F, February 10 - 21 | 2 - 8:45 pm | Williams Farm Recreation Center
Age 6 - 12 | Learn valuable history when you spin the wheel and correctly guess the Famous African American inventors and their inventions. You could win a prize. Stop by, spin the wheel, and test your knowledge. | Membership or day pass required. No additional cost.