Festival of Knowledge

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Add this to your 2015 Things-To-Do List! 

AAMLO is celebrating health and vitality at our 2015 Festival of Knowledge!

Have you experienced difficulty concentrating? No sleep, no energy? Remember, we ARE what we eat. Keep those brain cells lively - learn about growing organic food at home, acquire new cooking skills, and sample healthy foods!

This two-day festival features numerous workshops and special guests, including health professionals, chefs, nutritionists, Master Composters, beauty experts, body building and exercise gurus, and hip hop dance experts! 

Be sure to enter our drawing to WIN a bicycle! OR a certified pair of NBA regulation Nike game shoes signed by Golden State Warrior great, Andre Iguodala! Raffle to be held on Saturday February 21 at 4pm; raffle tickets available during AAMLO open hours (Tues-Sat, 12-5:30pm).

All this PLUS...Organic Raw Entertainment - Jazz, Spoken Word, Down Home Blues

Join us Friday February 20, 2pm - 7pm and Saturday February 21, 10am - 4pm.

Friday, February 20

Main Stage – Museum Gallery

  • 2:00 – 2:30 Mahogany Roots
  • 2:30 – 3:00 Take Your Sister 2 Lunch, Inc.
  • 3:00 – 3:50 Dr. Vera Singleton, ND
  • 3:50 – 4:00 Break
  • 4:00 – 4:30 Tiffany’s Natural Hair Restoration Clinic
  • 4:30 – 5:00 Helping Hands Publishing
  • 5:00 – 6:00 Recording artist Augusta Lee Collins; Spoken word artist Charles Blackwell
  • 6:00 – 6:30 National Marrow Donor Program
  • 6:30 – 7:00 YogaLove and Beloved (feel free to bring your own yoga mat)

Archives Department (Downstairs)

  • 2:00 – 4:00 Body work/Massage Therapy (4-5 pm break)
  • 4:00 – 5:00 Ausar Auset Society – West Coast: Meditation
  • 5:00 – 6:00 Body work/Massage Therapy
  • 6:00 – 7:00 Ausar Auset Society – West Coast: Qigong workshop

Saturday, February 21

Main Stage – Museum Gallery

  • 10:30 – 11:15 Master Chef Roslind DeQuir-Guilder
  • 11:15 – 12:00 Zumba
  • 12:00 – 1:00 YogaLove (feel free to bring your own yoga mat)
  • 12:45 – 1:45 Break
  • 1:45 – 2:45 Filhos de Bimba Capoeira Bay Area
  • 2:45 – 3:30 Farms to Grow, Inc.
  • 3:30 – 4:00 Poet/Artist/Educator Jazz Hudson
  • 4:10 Raffle

Archives Department (Downstairs)

  • 10:30 – 1:00 Body work/Massage Therapy
  • 1:00 – 3:00 Ancestral Healing
  • 3:00 – 4:00 Ausar Auset Society – West Coast

Please RSVP by calling (510) 637-0200 or email aamlo@oaklandlibrary.org. See you there!

 

 

When

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Where

African American Museum & Library at Oakland

659 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 637-0200