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Black History Month Events at Skyline

black history monthThose interested in participating in one or more of the following on MLK Day, please contact Nancy Taylor atngtaylor94619    @   yahoo.com.

Sun, Feb 7th Souper Bowl Sunday –Your donations of rice, beans and oil are for the Central American immigrant families in Oakland with scant resources. The financial offering will go to “FOG”, (Food of God for the People of God), a program of Alameda County Community Food Bank.  Skyline has a FOG team that prepares a meal and serves it to homeless people in Oakland the first Thursday of each month. Thank you!

Sun, Feb 14 After Church at 11:45:  Scott’s Restaurant, farewell celebration for Joe and Earlyne Clift and enjoy jazz with Tony Pegram’s band. Contact Philippia Pegram,  pjpegram@aol.com.

Fri, Feb 19, 5-9 PM: Friday Nights at Oakland Museum are fun anytime (and half-price!)  and this Friday night has a number of special events in honor of Black History Month, including events for kids.  Contact Nancy Taylor ngtaylor94619@yahoo.com, if you want get a group together to go.

Fri, Feb 26, 6 PM – 9 PM: Justice & Witness is sponsoring a Potluck and Movie Night.  6-7 pm: socializing and eating.  7-9 pm: we will have several movies on Black History that we will choose from for viewing.  Come for potluck and/or movie!  Bring friends/family!  Please rsvp: Nancy Taylor: ngtaylor94619@yahoo.com, or Suzie Harris: stg916@gmail.com,.

Fri, Mar 4, Evening time TBD:  Hold the date: J&W Movie Night & Potluck: showing the film “Resistencia, The Fight for the Aguan Valley” -1hr 32min:  In 2009, a nation-wide movement, known simply as The Resistance, rises in opposition to the new leaders in Central America. The film centers on the daring farmers of the Aguan. Mirtha Langewis-Ninayahuar -mirthan@sbcglobal.net.

View Pastor Laurie’s article about Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and follow its links to grow your awareness of Dr. King and today’s  challenges. Thank you.

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