LLC plans Black History Month events

Staff Reports

TROY — The Lincoln Community Center, 110 Ash St., Troy, has scheduled three events in February in support of Black History Month.

The month will kick off on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 4 p.m. with a children’s program titled “Never Give Up” facilitated by Abigail Ngoza-Jordan from South Africa. The program will simulate; “Taking a Trip to Africa,” story telling, African dances and drums and exploring cultural diversity. The event will include hands-on activities and parents are welcome to take pictures.

The Annual Soul Food Tasting will be hosted Saturday, Feb. 18 from 6-8 p.m. This event is open to the public and designed to bring the community together to share their families’ favorite covered food dish and enjoy the music of saxophonist Eddie Osborne from Brooklyn, N.Y. To attend, please make a reservation to the Lincoln Center by Feb. 14 at 335-2715.

Also, on Monday, Feb. 27, the Lincoln Community Center will host a re-enactment round circle reading of “The Bus” as well as other readings all performed by the Lincoln Center youth. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and conclude at 7 p.m.

Refreshments will be offered.

These three events are free and open to the public.

The Lincoln Community Center and Leaf & Vine will be collaborating on a fundraiser scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23 at the Leaf & Vine from 6-10 p.m. Thirty percent of all the sales will benefit the Lincoln Community Center programs, specifically the after-school program and summer recreational program. On this evening, Troy Community Radio will be in attendance hosting a live broadcast

For more information regarding any of these events, contact the Lincoln Center at or 335-2715.