Celebrate Black History Month in Toms River at Ocean County College
TOMS RIVER – February is Black History Month and the Ocean County College Office of Multicultural Services is celebrating! The theme for 2012 is “Black Women In America: History and Culture.” All events are held on the OCC Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ. All events are open to the public.
Thursday, February 23 at 2:00 p.m., Sensing African American Spirituals, Room A117, Arts & Community Center. Carolyn Watts will sing African-American spirituals and Karin Gargone, OCC Instructor of Humanities, will accompany on piano. Admission: FREE.
Tuesday, February 28 at 12:00 noon, Closing Ceremony and Lowering of the Black Flag will be held at the Flag Pole, Campus Mall. Music, readings, and light refreshments to follow in the Solar Lounge, College Center. Admission: FREE.
Saturday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m., 12th Annual Gospel Extravaganza, Arts & Community Center Theatre. Admission: $10 adults, $7 students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased at the Student Life Office located in the College Center.
For information, call 732-255-0400, ext. 2465.
OCC’s Black History Month events are sponsored by the Organization for Black Unity, the Office of Multicultural Services, the Educational Opportunity Fund, and the Office of Student Life.