Monthly Archives February 2017

Rescheduled: Know your Rights!

Event rescheduled due to storm: Tuesday, March 28th at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 14th at 6:00 p.m. Know your Rights workshop with Immigration attorneys from Westchester Hispanic Coalition. Stay after the presentation for help preparing family planning documents including pre-need guardianship forms. Immigration Attorneys will be here to answer your questions.   martes, 28 de marzo a las 6:00 p.m. martes, 14 de marzo a las 6:00 p.m. ¡Inmigrantes Conozca sus derechos! Conozca sus derechos en este taller con abogados de Inmigración de Westchester Hispanic Coalition. Permanezca después de la presentación para recibir ayuda en la preparación de los documentos legales
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Family Program: Celebrate Holi

The weather is getting warm, the sun is shining longer, and flowers are beginning to sprout. Spring is near! Come to the Library to welcome this wonderful season! Join us and our Hindu community for a beautiful Holi celebration, a festival of colors with traditional songs and dances.   A program for the entire family. Sunday, March 5 at 2:00p.m.
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Local History: Black History Month

It’s February, a month recognized as Black History Month across America. Sometimes also called African American History Month, wide-scale public recognition of the history of Black Americans began in 1915 when Dr. Carter G. Woodson founded the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. In 1926, Negro History Week was established through the ASALH. The commemoration was updated in 1975 and given its current form by an act of Congress and a Presidential Proclamation in 1986. A full history of the public commemoration can be found here. In 2016, the National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Categories: History.