Camp Africa Inspire plans Harlem Renaissance event

Camp Africa Inspire, a summer enrichment program for children in kindergarten through 10th-grade held each summer at the Catholic Enrichment Center, will host several culminating events leading to the closing ceremony. The events scheduled are:

  • “Recreating the Harlem Renaissance; A Reflection of African American History” will be held July 19 at 6 p.m. at the center, 3146 West Broadway. This program will be presented by the second- through ninth-grade students and will include information about the history of African American poets, leaders, musicians, writers, activists and artists. Some of those to be discussed will be the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Louis Armstrong. The cost is $5 per person or $20 for a family of four or more and includes dinner and dessert.
  • “The Adventures of the Boy Who Would Not Eat His Veggies” and “The Passion of Christ” will be presented July 23 at 6 p.m. at the CEC by drama class students. Light refreshments will be served.
  • Camp Africa Inspire’s closing ceremony and awards presentation will be held July 25 at 6 p.m.
  • Camp Africa Inspire family fun picnic will be held at Waterfront Park July 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Camp Africa Inspire is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Ministry and is hosted at the CEC. For more than 12 years, the Catholic Enrichment Center has served the residents of West Louisville through intergenerational cultural enrichment, academic development and outreach services.

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