Mayor Gavin Buckley
Public Information Office
160 Duke of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
For Immediate Release Media contact: Mitchelle Stephenson
February 13, 2019 Cell: (410) 972-7724
“Diaspora: a Black History Celebration” at “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center
Event: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2 to 8 p.m.
Annapolis, MD – The Mayor’s Office of the City of Annapolis presents “Diaspora: A Black History Celebration,” on February 23 from 2 to 8 p.m. at “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center. This event is in partnership with Annapolis Recreation & Parks and the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis (HACA).
This free event will feature African American art, artifacts, food, music and storytelling to highlight significant contributions to American history and culture.
Throughout the day, elected officials will be on site to participate in the festivities, including Mayor of Annapolis Gavin Buckley, and members of the Annapolis City Council. For youth, there will be plenty of interactive activities. For people of all ages, performances will include students from Anne Arundel County Public Schools as well as professional dancers and artisans, and choirs and praise dancers from local churches.
Businesses, faith-based organizations, community groups and residents are invited to participate. Please contact Adetola Ajayi at 410-972-6257 or AoAjayi@annapolis.gov.
The “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center is located at 273 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis.
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