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Rites of Passage: African Drumming and Poetry

North Plainfield Library 6 Rockview Ave, North Plainfield, United States

Rites of Passage: African Drumming and Poetry at SCLSNJ North Plainfield Learn rhythms from the Western region of Africa that have been passed on from ancient times to now. Become culturally immersed in the beats, songs, and lessons that come from the art of playing the djembe drum. Be ready to sing and drum along! The African culture is all about participation. We will be learning different songs and rhythms from the African diaspora that tell the story of our people! Presented by Jahlil Shabazz, of Arts Horizons.

The Price of Silence: The Forgotten Story of New Jersey’s Enslaved People

The Price of Silence: The Forgotten Story of New Jersey's Enslaved People In recognition of Black History Month, join for an eye-opening event as we delve into the untold history of enslaved people in New Jersey. In this two-part screening, we will view: Part 1: The Price of Silence, The Forgotten Story of New Jersey’s Enslaved People and Part 2: The Price of Silence, The Lasting Impact of Slavery in New Jersey. A discussion will follow the screening of each part with filmmaker Ridgeley Hutchinson of Truehart Productions and cast members Beverly Mills, Elaine Buck, and Kristal Langford. This in-person event is brought to you by the Somerset County People of Color Network, the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, Truehart Productions and HomeSharing. Prepare to be moved as we shed light on a forgotten chapter of our state's past. Don't miss this opportunity to learn, reflect, and honor the resilience of those who endured. Mark your calendars and be a part of this important conversation.

Event Series Triple T Tuesdays at 22 West

Triple T Tuesdays at 22 West

Triple T Tuesdays at 22 West Taco 'bout a Tuesday! Join 22 West Tap and Grill for Triple T Tuesdays—Savor the flavor with mouthwatering tacos, sip on top-shelf tequila, and let the brain games begin with trivia! Trivia Night is Hosted By King Trivia. Bring your friends and battle it out to see has the bigger brain.

Event Series Pick Your Own Project Workshop

Pick Your Own Project Workshop

Pick Your Own Project Workshop with Board and Brush Looking for a fun way to connect with friends or family? Join Board and brushes most popular DIY workshop and create your own unique wood sign! Select a wood project from their gallery. They'll provide all the materials and instruct you step-by-step to create a beautiful piece for your home or for a gift. Choose from a variety of paint and wood stain colors in the workshop. Pre-registration is required. Look forward to seeing you soon! **Please allow extra time for parking LATE ARRIVALS OF MORE THAN 15 MINUTES WILL BE RESCHEDULED. Workshops END PROMPTLY. We reserve the right to cancel events if attendance is below 4 Board & Brush Somerville is a BYOB establishment. Pre-registration is required for each person, please click here to review all of our policies including those pertaining to cancellations.

Crystals, Stones, and More: Advice and Readings

Crystals, Stones, and More: Advice and Readings with Shannon Stumped and at a crossroads? Ready for the next step? Uncertain of what the future holds? Whether it's finding soul mates, love and relationships, career, soul healings, or sage spiritual guidance along the journey, come see Shannon and set the course for happier ever after in your life. All sessions always free. Sign-ins from noon to 2PM, with Shannon, who specializes in miracle-making (and a whole lot more), including: Decision-making Problem-solving Spiritual Guidance Wisdom Inspiration Encouragement Prayer Letting Go Cutting Soul Ties Soul Healings Wishes & Dreams Blessings Anointings Commitment Ceremonies Happiest Ever Afters NEW: Text Sunnyside Gift Shop to sign-up! 908-409-3884 What to Know: All sessions are in Divine timing (sign-ins by arrival time only); always free (no costs, no strings); complementary with all belief systems (secular or nonsecular) and all walks of life. For more information, you are welcome to contact Shannon @ JoyAlchemy.com.

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