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Black Events Calendar August 12-18

August 14
East End Farmers Market

Third St. at Midland Avenue (in Community Ventures Pavillion)
Every Saturday 8 a.m. – 12 noon

10th Annual Family Fun Resource Fair
Shiloh Baptist Church 237 E. 5th Street
10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Free food, information booths to help individuals/families know the resources
available to them in the community. Activities for kids, door prizes and health
screening will be done for free. For further info call 252-5315.

August 15
Keep Hope Alive Radio

Host: Rev. Jesse Jackson
Every Sunday at 8am
then
Key Conversations Radio
Host: Patrice Muhammad w/Stephen McFayden
Topics: 2010 Roots and Heritage Festival Preview
Sunday at 10am
Groovin’ 1580AM or
www.groovin1580.com

August 22
Keep Hope Alive Radio

Host: Rev. Jesse Jackson
Every Sunday at 8am
then
Key Conversations Radio
Host: Patrice Muhammad w/
Sunday at 10am
Groovin’ 1580AM or
www.groovin1580.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/
Key-Conversations-Radio-w-
Patrice-K-Muhammad/

August 26
Girls Book Discussion-FREE

Willimena Rules #6 “How To Face Up To The Class Bully”
Northside Library 1733 Russell Cave Rd. 859-231-5590
Mona Willis Wigginton leads a discussion of Willimena Rules #6: How to Face Up to the Class Bully”
for girls age 7-12. The book author, Valerie Wilson Wesley will appear on the children’s stage (2) during
The 2010 Roots and Heritage Festival. She will sign books and read from this book.
Free copies of the book will be given away while supplies last.

September 10-12
2010 Roots and Heritage Festival Street Fair

September 10 – Friday Night

Stage 1 Third St. at Elm Tree Lane
Featured Artist: Brian O’Neal
Stage Opens at 7 p.m.
More artists announced soon.

Gypsy Poetry Slam
Featured Artist: Four time National Champion Patricia Smith
Downtown Arts Center 7 p.m.

Boxing Exhibition
Corral St. (within festival)
Featuring Legends Boxing Gym
Beginning at 8 p.m.

September 11- Saturday All Day

Roots and Heritage Parade
Begins at 11 a.m. on Fourth St. and Elm Tree Lane
Grand Marshals: Lexington First Black Council Persons -Harry Sykes and Andrea James
Bands: Kentucky State Marching Thorobreds
Other bands to be announced
Bring chairs to sit or stand along the route
King Drive (between 4th and 5th)
Fifth Street (between King and Race)
Race St. (between 5th and 3rd)

To volunteer or donate to the festival call 859-420-5696
Festival website: www.rootsandheritagefestival.com
More details coming next week regarding the Festival.

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