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George L. Forbes Day – Community Celebration

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On Sunday, October 14, 2018 – George L. Forbes Day | Community Celebration, the Cleveland History Center opens its doors to the community for a day of celebration including a proclamation from Cleveland City Council, live entertainment, inter-generational activities, and a display celebrating the career and legacy of George L. Forbes, Esq. Doors open at 10 a.m.with activities continuing until 5 p.m.

 

 

George L. Forbes Day Community Celebration
Date: October 14, 2018

Location:
Western Reserve Historical Society Cleveland History Center
10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

FREE ADMISSION 

Free admission on George L. Forbes Community Day is made possible by

 

ALL DAY ACTIVITIES:

Tours of Cleveland Starts Here® sponsored by the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation
Storyboards highlighting George L. Forbes, Esq. life & career
Research Library – View materials from the African American Archives; Begin family history research
Enjoy a taste of Cleveland with local food vendors
Engage with Local Vendors & Sponsors
Cuyahoga Community College Children’s Village – Kidzibits Playzone, Bounce House, Facepainting, Hands-on activities with Cleveland History Center education team

CENTER STAGE: Located in Crawford Upper Gallery | Programming Noon – 4pm

12:15-3pm – Local Entertainment Featuring:

Musical Performances by:
– Nia
– Charles Sullen
Distinguished Gentlemen of Spoken Word
Individual spoken word performances by:
–  Tierra Kahli
– Orlando Watson
– Councilman Basheer Jones
The A Cappella Camp | Tri-C
Karamu Performance “George L. Forbes: The Heavy Lifting”, written by Daniel Gray Kontar, directed by Tony F. Sias, President & CEO, Karamu House

3:00pm – FEATURE PROGRAM: “A Conversation with Mr. George L. Forbes, Esq.”moderated by Brent Larkin, Cleveland Plain Dealer

 

 

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Venue

Cleveland History Center
10825 East Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44106 United States
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