Philadelphia, PA, February 09, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Throughout the month of February the Independence Visitor Center (IVCC), located at 6th & Market Streets, will be hosting a variety of special events to commemorate Black History Month. This month is dedicated to the celebration of the positive contributions of African Americans, and the IVCC is in on all of the action.
The Independence Visitor Center is proud to host a number of events to celebrate Black History Month, beginning with Black History Showcase Extravaganza on February 9th, from 11 am-3 pm. This production will feature performers from all organizations affiliated with Keep the Dream Alive Community Development Corp. The focus will be on the history of performing arts both past and present.
On February 10th, from 11 am-2pm, Ned Hector, a black revolutionary soldier from the battle of Brandywine, will be performing at the Visitor Center. Noah Lewis plays the role of this free Black Colonial Soldier, Wagoneer, respected Patriot, and American hero.
The celebration continues on February 16th, from 1 pm-4 pm with a production entitled “Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory”, which will focus on both the early and latter years leading up to the tragic assassination of Dr. Martin L. King Jr.
On February 23rd, from 1 pm-4 pm, the Keep The Dream Alive Community Development Corp. presents Deja Praise Ministries for the production entitled “A Tribute to Virtuous Women”. This program will feature honorary speakers, Praise dance, and song selection.
On February 24th, from 11 am-2pm, Ned Hector, a black revolutionary soldier from the battle of Brandywine, will be performing once again at the Independence Visitor Center. Noah Lewis plays the role of this free Black Colonial Soldier, Wagoneer, respected Patriot, and American hero.
Quest for Freedom will also be at the Visitor Center every Saturday from 11 am-2 pm, distributing information about African American history. All events at the Independence Visitor Center are free and open to the public. Stop by at any of these events for an entertaining and educational experience.