Celebrate "The Message of Kwanzaa"
November 30, 2012
The Oceanside Public Library presents "The Message of Kwanzaa" with Josiah the musical storyteller on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Avenue. Kwanzaa is a cultural African American New Year celebration which occurs during the last week of December. Josiah will share the history and significance of Kwanzaa by weaving together songs, stories, poetry and narration. He will engage families in a cultural experience, celebrating the 7 values which are common to all of humanity, such as self-determination, creativity, cooperative work and responsibility. He will share Swahili words and explain when and why Kwanzaa was created. With an artistic and celebratory approach, he will present the story of Kwanzaa, sharing the beauty and wisdom of this cultural and social holiday. This event is free and for all ages. For more information please call the Oceanside Public Library at (760) 435-5600 or visit our website at www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org.
( News Release )