Date:Monday, February 27, 2017, 6:30 PM—7:30 PM
Event Type:Special Events
Series:Black History Month
Age Group:Family (All Ages)
Can’t go to Mardi Gras? No worries. Explore the history of Congo Square,a historic landmark and cornerstone of African-American culture in New Orleans, then hear from R. Gregory Christie as he reads from his award-winning children's book, Freedom in Congo Square. Stick around to learn how to dance like a New Orleanian to brass band jazz and catch some Mardi Gras throws! Art from the book will be available for purchase.