All events are free.
Monday, December 26 • 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Matt Dishman Community Center, 77 NE Knott St.
Featuring Okropong, professional musicians and dancers from Ghana
Celebrating 50 Years of Unity in Our Family, Community, Nation and Race
Children’s Activities, Libation, Umoja Candle lighting Ceremony, Poetry, Food, African Marketplace
Tuesday, Dec. 27 • 6-7:30 pm
N. Portland Library, 512 N Killingsworth St.
KUJICHAGULIA - Self Determination
Special Kwanzaa Presentation by PassinArt Theater Company
Wednesday, Dec. 28 • 6-8 pm
Maranatha Church, Multi-Purpose Room
4222 NE 12th Ave (enter on Skidmore St.)
UJIMA - Collective Work and Responsibility
Bring a drum and work together to create 50th Kwanzaa Anniversary rhythms. Children’s activities
Thursday, Dec 29 • 5-7 pm
Billy Webb Elks Lodge, 6 N Tillamook
UJAMAA Cooperative Economics
Diverse and Empowered Employees of Portland (DEEP)
Candlelighting Ceremony, Dancing, Food
Friday, Dec 30 • 6:30-8:30 pm
Umoja Center, 4941 NE 17th Ave.
The REAL Program - Recovery, Empowerment, Achievement in Life
Saturday, Dec 31
Express your KUUMBA with family, friends and community!
Sunday, Jan 1
Day of Reflection, Renewal, and Recommitment with Family and Friends
All events are free. For more information, call (503) 288-8429.