Kwanzaa begins today. The seven day festival runs through January 1.
Read more about the festival, its background and traditions here, a site including links to many other resources. Dr. Karenga's official Kwanzaa site is here.
Plainfield's official celebration, sponsored by the Recreation Division and Mayor Robinson-Briggs, will be this Saturday, from 1 - 6 PM, at the Washington Community School.
The event is free and open to the public.
-- Dan Damon
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