Free Community Dinner Celebrating Black History Month

Date/Time
Date(s) - 01/31/2020
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Location
YMCA

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In Honor of Black History Month Kingston, Local Organizations Are Pleased to Host a Free Community Dinner on January 31

Community organizers are pleased to host a free community dinner celebrating Black History Month to be held on January 31st, 5:30-7:30pm at the YMCA, 507 Broadway, Kingston, NY.

This family-friendly event, which will include a free vegetarian meal of mac & cheese, veggies, soup, cornbread, and pies, is open to all. Organized by Family of Woodstock, the Kingston YMCA Farm Project, the Hudson Valley Farm Hub, UlsterCorps, the YMCA and Live Well Kingston, with food prepared by local chefs from Ruby Mae’s, Top Taste, Tina Barrett from the Hodge Center, Ms. Sharline, Seasoned Delicious Foods, Joseph Greenberg, and the Kingston YMCA Farm Project Youth Cooking Crew. Attendees are welcome to bring to-go containers for left-overs.

To volunteer for serving and cleanup, please contact UlsterCorps at volunteer@ulstercorps.org or call/text 845-481-0331.

“Like family dinners, community dinners bring people together to share experiences and connect with others. Sharing a meal supports healthy eating and helps to develop social skills in children.” Said Emily Flynn, Coordinator for Live Well Kingston.

Black History Month is a celebration that pays tribute to the legacy and contributions of African-Americans in Kingston and the surrounding areas with art exhibits, performances, spoken word, dance, lectures, workshops and the 2nd Annual Sojourner Truth Life Walk. For more information and a full listing of events visit: www.mykingstonkids.com/bhmk/

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