For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Virginia Aiello, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, (510) 981-6640

COB RECREATION CENTERS CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY
Public Invited to Choice of Programs

Berkeley, California (Thursday, February 21, 2008) - James Kenney Community Center will celebrate its 2nd Annual Black History Performance on Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 6:30-8:30 pm.  James Kenney  participants and local community members will show their talent through poetry, music, rappers, singing.  Come join the fun. Refreshments will be served. For more information on the event, contact 981-6650.

The Frances Albrier Community Center will celebrate Black History Month with several events between February 20 and February 28. They have something for everybody and invite your participantion in one or more of the following events:

Wednesday, February 20, 4:15-5:15 pm Youth Soul Food Culinary Experience (ages 5-12). 

Tuesday, February 21, 7:00-8:00 pm, Heart and Hypertension Workshop, hosted by Shabaka MPH/Director of Eco Village  (adults only)

Friday, February 22, 6:00-9:00 pm, Black Colleges Teen Night (teens only).

Tuesday, February 26, 7:00-8:00 pm, Crime & Justice Workshop (teens & adults).

Wednesday, February 27, 4:15-5:15 pm, Storytelling, hosted by Allensworth Assoc. (ages 5-12).

Thursday, February 28, 6:15-8:15 pm, Black Historical Awards and Dinner.  The Awards Dinner will include storytelling, art, science and dance.  There will be community memebers, after school program participants, and special guest performances to make the evening a delight.

For more information on the Frances Albrier celebration, contact  981-6640.

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