Citywide Kwanzaa Celebration

1 to 5 p.m., Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 1000 S. Owens St. Free.

The SANKOFA Collective, together with the New Spirit Women’s Group, and Bakersfield Parks and Recreation Division, will jointly host the community affair on Tuesday, December 29, 2015, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, located at 1000 South Owens Street (SW corner of East California Avenue and South Owens Street), in Bakersfield, CA. The theme of this festive Kwanzaa event is celebrating, building, and strengthening, family, community, and cultural bonds.
The FREE community extravaganza will feature the Harambee Art Gallery exhibition, an award winning collection of African American heritage artwork provided by our local Bakersfield community that displays a variety of ethnic sculptures, carvings, statues, masks, and artifacts. The program
will feature the Oblinyanko Drum & Dance Ensemble, a Kora Musician Storyteller, African folktales, and vendors with cultural merchandise. For more information please call 661-319-7611.


Date: Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Cost: Free
Details: FREE

Event info inaccurate? Email Samantha Lochary at or call 661-395-7384.