Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Kwanzaa begins today


(Kwanzaa commemorative stamp, USPS, 1997.)

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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