Kwanzaa Program and Holiday Potluck
- When: Thursday, December 28, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
- Where: Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation
- Cost: Free
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- Age limit: All ages
- Categories: Community
A 5:30 p.m. holiday potluck dinner will be shared on Thursday, December 28th, followed by a special program at 6:15 p.m. about Kwanzaa at Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation (G.P.U.U.C.) in Prescott. For event child care, R.S.V.P. to 928-541-0000. The Kwanzaa speaker is third year Masters of Divinity student, Anthony Johnson, who is serving an internship at the U.U. Fellowship of Sedona. Mr. Johnson is a native of the south side of Chicago and graduated with a B.A. in Radio-TV-Film and later earned a master's degree in Human Learning and Development. Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held in the United States and in other nations having significant numbers of African origin citizens. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving.Kwanzaa has seven core principles. It was first celebrated in 1966–67.