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Saturday, January 28, 2023

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Meadowridge Friendship Dinner

Meadowridge Friendship Dinner

Community Room B and Kitchen
Saturday, Jan 28, 2:00pm to 3:45pm

Join local chef, Lily Kilfoy, for a cooking class and dinner! Chef Lily, AKA, “The Kids Chef” is a cooking instructor and freelance chef with a culinary degree from Madison College and a background in Early Childhood Education. Her goal as an instructor is to expose children to the many benefits of cooking through hands-on experiences that develop skills to be used for life. It is also to teach children about healthy foods and cooking at a young age so that they can carry these values into adulthood.

 

This program is open to all ages! If you are planning to attend, please either sign up using our online calendar or at the front desk at Meadowridge Library!

 

EDIT:  Program has been cancelled due to weather/travel issues on presenter end.  Please check the Meadowridge Events page or come into the branch for updates.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Community Room B and Kitchen
 
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Black Girls Don't by Prenicia Clifton

Black Girls Don't by Prenicia Clifton

Community Room
Saturday, Jan 28, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Prenicia tells her story of overcoming society putting young Black girls in a box and what it really means to create your own path in life. Prenicia to this day constantly challenges the stereotypes of Black women and uses her story to inspire youth.

Black Girls Don’t Sing Opera!

What does it mean to be a Black girl performing in a predominantly white field? 

Black Girls Don’t Lead!

What does it mean to be a Black girl breaking barriers and leading a community? 

Black Girls Don’t Read!

What does it mean to be a Black girl overcoming an undiagnosed learning disability? 

Black Girls Don’t Speak Out!

What does it mean to dedicate one’s life to activism as a Black woman? 

Black Girls Don’t Tell!

What does it mean to overcome abuse and tell on your abuser?

Presenter Bio:

Prenicia Clifton is an accomplished opera singer with credits in major opera houses around the world; including opening opera houses with Placido Domingo, sharing the stage with Grammy Award winning artist-Denyce Graves, and becoming the first African American to sing in a Chinese opera house solely in Mandarin.

Clifton is the founder of Seein' is Believin' an organization committed to improving educational spaces through a culturally responsive lens and educating communities on the best ways to support the holistic safety of youth. Seein' is Believin' offers workshops, project management, consulting and planning for K-12 youth outreach activities as well as community training in Youth Protection and Youth  Mental Health First Aid. Our classroom workshops are focused in Social Emotional Learning, Diversity and Equity, and increasing representation in K-12 spaces. For more information visit our website at Seein-is-believin.com

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