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Posted on: February 22, 2022

TAMARAC CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH COMMUNITY EVENT

Flyer with images of African Dancers, African Drummers, poet Rebecca Butterfly Vaughn.

Tamarac, Fla. (February 22, 2022) – The City of Tamarac invites the community to attend its 2022 Black History Month Celebration, Saturday, Feb. 26, from 1 - 3 p.m., at Caporella Park, 5200 Prospect Road.

Hosted by local  radio personality Rodney Baltimore, this free event will feature an amazing line-up of local entertainment.

Back by popular demand, Delou African Dance Ensemble will share a traditional West African dance, drum and music performance. Guests will enjoy live performances by local poet, Rebecca “Butterfly” Vaughn, a Grammy Award-nominated spoken word artist, and Jazz music by EJ & Company, a South Florida-based band that has graced the stage with a variety of national recording artists.

The event will also feature artwork created by local artists and students from Dillard High School’s Center for the Arts. Artists will present cultural art displays from paintings and headpieces to t-shirts and quilts.

Event parking is located at Christian Life Center, 2699 W. Commercial Blvd. A free shuttle service will transport attendees to Caporella Park.

For more information visit, www.Tamarac.org/SpecialEvents or call the City of Tamarac’s Parks and Recreation Department at (954) 597-3674.

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 ABOUT THE CITY OF TAMARAC

Tamarac covers a 12-square mile area in western Broward County and is home to nearly 72,000 residents, according to the 2020 U.S. Census, and approximately 2,000 businesses. Ideally situated, Tamarac provides easy access to highways, railways, airports and waterways, and a wealth of cultural and sports activities. Tamarac’s median age continues to grow younger and the population more diverse, as people recognize the City as a great place to spend their lives. For more information, visit www.Tamarac.org

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