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Heritage Programs: January/February Calendar

January 25
4:30 – 6:30 pm

Central Falls

Así es Colombia: Un Espectáculo Folclórico
Central Falls High School, 24 Summer St

A special presentation of dance woven with theatrical performances. Ticketed event.

Contact: The Colombian American Cultural Society Inc

January 30
4 – 5 pm

Providence

22nd Annual FUNDA FEST
Washington Park Library, 1316 Broad St

Rhode Island Black Storytellers share their stories to promote awareness, appreciation, and application of Black Storytelling in Rhode Island through performance, educational, and cultural experiences.

Contact: Amy Rosa  (401) 781-3136

February 1
5:30 – 11 pm

Cranston

Burns Supper
Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place

Burns Anniversary Committee of Rhode Island is proud to present the 57th Annual Burns Night Supper and Dance, a celebration of the birth and life of Robert Burns, Poet Laureate of Scotland! Entertainment will be provided by The Irish Express and RI Highlanders Pipe Band. Ticketed event.

Contact: St. Andrew’s Society of RI

February 2
1 – 4 pm

Providence

Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading
Providence Career Technical, 41 Fricker Street

25th  annual celebration of the poems of our national icon, Langston Hughes, recognizing his 118th birthday. This gathering exposes audiences young and old to the brilliance of Langston Hughes as both a writer and voice of the Harlem Renaissance.

Contact: Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading

February 12
5 – 8 pm

Providence

Celebration of Black History Month
Providence City Hall, 2nd Floor

Join Mayor Jorge O. Elorza for the Second Annual celebration of Black History Month! This family-friendly celebration will honor the diversity of the black community in the City of Providence with special live performances, food from local businesses, music and more!

Contact: Shawndell Burney-Speaks  (401) 680-5406

February 21
7 – 11 pm

Cranston

Juneteenth RI Presents A Celebration of Cultural Excellence
Cranston Portuguese Club, 2nd Avenue

Please join the Juneteenth RI Celebration of Cultural Excellence as 5 individuals and an organization are honored for their accomplishments and community impact. Ticketed event.

Contact: juneteenthri@gmail.com

February 29
6 – 11 pm

Pawtucket

German American Cultural Society’s Fasching Party
78 Carter Ave, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02861

Fasching (aka Karneval) is a time of festivity and merry-making. Costumes are encouraged, but certainly not mandatory! Ticketed event.

Contact: (401) 726-9873 German American Cultural Society of Rhode Island