4WCommunity Happenings: Afro Fest returns July 17-18 at Washington Park

Written by admin   // July 15, 2010   // 0 Comments


Unity, family and culture will be emphasized this weekend, July 17 and 18 at Washington Park when Afro Fest makes its triumphant return. Washington Park is located at 1859 N. 40th St.

There will be a traditional African opening ceremony, a basketball tournament between the Milwaukee area law enforcement agencies and fire department and the Afro Fest All-Stars, children’s activities, a Civil War reenactment, an African Marketplace, food and “Sermon In the Park” on Sunday which will include praise dancing and preaching.

For more information, call Michael Brox, Afro Fest founder and director, at 748-1111.

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