June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month – Georgia Events

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June is Caribbean American Heritage Month and there will be loads of events taking place all over the United States!  Here’s a brief listing of some of the upcoming festivities:

Saturday, June 1st 2013: 7 pm – PRE – OPENING CEREMONY COCKTAIL RECEPTION, ART PRESENTATION AND FOOD TASTING

   VENUE: Sugarloaf Country Club

   3313 Moye Court, Duluth GA 30097

   SPONSOR: The St. Kitts and Nevis Association of Atlanta (SKANAA)

   FEATURING:  National Dish of St. Kitts and Nevis–Coconut Dumplings with Saltfish and Spicy Plantains;

   St. Kitts/Nevis Signature Cocktail: Rum Punch; Moko Jumbie Art with Artist Presentation;

   St. Kitts’ Caribelle Batik fashion Show; Music by DJ Choice.

   RSVP to skanaa2008@gmail.com or 404-376-4214 and enjoy an evening of St.Kitts/Nevis cocktails, cuisine, music, art and fashion. (Donation $10)

 

Sunday, June 2nd 2013:4:00PM-8:00PM–Opening Ceremony and GCAHAwards Event

   Include;Awards Presentation, Islands Display, Flag Salute, Cultural Presentation,

   Special Guests

 Venue:Atlanta City Hall

 55 Trinity Avenue,SW,Atlanta,GA30303 (Free Admission)

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Saturday,June 8th:1:00PM-Kick-Off &Reception for Caribbean Film Festival

The  Merikins” (Trinidad and Tobago),”Journey of the Lion”(Jamaica) and Africa(Jamaica)

Venue:  Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Auditorium

126CarnegieWay,Atlanta,GA30303(Free Admission).

 

Saturday, June 8th, 10:00AM-3:00PM-CaribbeanAmericanHealth Awareness Day

Venue:   Community Achievement Center

4522 Flat Shoals Pkwy., Decatur,GA30034

Admission  Free.

 

Sunday,June 9th-2:00PMuntilCaribbean Film Festival & Reception

War Stories (Guyana)Film Screening&reception

Venue:Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Auditorium

 

Tuesday, June 11th:5:00PM until..-Caribbean Film Festival& Reception

 Panama Canal”(Panama)

Venue:Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Auditorium

126 Carnegie Way,Atlanta,GA 30303

 

Thursday, June 13th:6:00PMuntil 

“LA Ultima Rumba de Papa  Montero” – “The last Dance of Papa  Montero”(Cuba)

Venue: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Auditorium

 

    

Saturday, June15th:  2:00PM–Caribbean story-telling festival & Reception

VenueAtlanta-Fulton Public Library Auditorium

126CarnegieWay, Atlanta,GA30303 Phone 404-730-1700.  (Free Admission)

 

Sunday, June 16th   2:00PM until…

“Born 2 Run”-(Jamaica)

Venue: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library

    

Parking is available in the Lanier Parking Deck on Carnegie Way. Bring your ticket to the library front desk and have it validated for $1 discount.

 

Saturday, June 29th   :1:00pm… Local Caribbean Authors

Venue: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library    Free Adm.

 

  Saturday, June 29th: 8:00pm Until…..GCAHC  Reception

Venue: Southland Country Club; 5726 Southland Dr. Stone Mountain GA 30087 (Free Admission)

 

For Information related to the above events,call404-694-4760 | Email:gcahcinfo@gmail.com

Saturday, June 22 – Atlanta Caribbean Cultural Festival – Caribbean Association of Georgia

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