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NEW Sip and See at Spady

Join us for a two-hour authentic black history social every last Tuesday of the month.

  • October 25, 2022, 6 p.m.
  • Open to the Public
  •  $10

Location: Spady Cultural Heritage Museum
170 N.W. 5th Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444

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Preparing For The Election

The League of Women Voters will inform on the coming election and answer your questions.

  • October 26, 2022, 5 p.m.
  • Open to the Public
  • Free Event

Location: Spady Cultural Heritage Museum
170 N.W. 5th Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444

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Book Signing: The Black Pen

LaDonna Letitia will read from her latest book of poems, The Black Pen. With a Language Arts teacher for a mother and inspiration from Maya Angelou, Billie Holiday and Octavia Butler, her love for words is what sustained her through the various challenges of living as a Person of Color in the United States.

  • November 17, 2022, 6 p.m.
  • Open to the Public 
  • Free Event

Location: Spady Cultural Heritage Museum
170 N.W. 5th Avenue., Delray Beach, FL 33444

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Kwanzaa: UMOJA

Enjoy the first day of Kwanzaa at the Spady Museum. Activities include storytelling, Kwanzaa ceremony, youth activities and artist-led creativity. This program is brought to you by the Spady Museum, Pyramid Books, The Sankofa Study Group, The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., and Kwanzaa 365 Live.

  • December 26, 2022, 2:30-5 p.m.
  • Open to the Public 
  • Free Event

Location: Spady Museum
170 N.W. 5th Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Brunch

Annual King Day Brunch Celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • January 16, 2023
  • Featured speakers 
  • Youth speaker and live performances
  • $45 per person, $500 per table

Indian Spring Country Club
11501 El Clair Road | Boynton Beach, FL 33437

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Title of Event/Tour: Strong Communities Emerging: The Development of Coastal Communities

Cost of Entry: Free Admission to Gallery, $20 Guided Tour

Times of Operation (Saturday/Sunday): Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 4pm, Monday-by appointment

Location: 170 NW 5th Avenue Delray Beach, FL 33444

Contact Phone: 561-279-8883

Contact Email: [email protected]

Reservations Needed?: NO 

Description of Activity (Short Sentence): As America emerges from the Civil War, newly freed citizens make their way to South Florida for a new start. In spite of the obstacles that follow them to their new home, they thrive and leave a legacy of strong communities. Hear their stories.

 

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Author Talk: An Evening With Daniel Black

A dying man comes to terms with his life, his regrets and loses and most of importantly, his relationship with his gay son. This author talk and book signing is brought to you by Chapters and Wine Book Club.

  • September 11, 2022, 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Free Event
  • Open to the Public 

Arts Garage
94 NE 2nd Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33444

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Kwanzaa in July

Join us for a summer picnic-styled family fun event centered around a traditional summer favorite, Watermelon! Enjoy the cool, refreshing summer fruit in a variety of recipes. Vendors and children’s games will also be part of the summer fun. Join us and bring school supplies to support our children who are returning to school. This is a collaborative event hosted by the Spady Museum, Sankofa Study Group, and Kwanzaa 365 Live.

  • July 30, 2022, 3 – 7 p.m.
  • Free Event
  • Open to the Public 

The Williams Cottage @ Spady Museum
170 NW 5 Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444

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Experience “Radical Pleasure”

Join Museum Director Charlene Farrington for an in-depth conversation with Radical Pleasure exhibition curators. Tayina Deravile and featured artists/co-curators Khaulah Naima Nuruddin and Sheree L. Greer. Radical Pleasure, an exhibition pairing literary and visual artists, will be on display through June 30, 2022, at the Spady Museum.

  • June 25, 2022, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
  • Free Event
  • Open to the Public
  • Refreshments 

The Williams Cottage @ Spady Museum
170 NW 5 Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444

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Brilliantly, Beautifully Black – Discussion

An intergenerational panel discussion exploring the gloriousness of blackness. Positive, uplifting, celebratory. Join Us. This is a FREE event, open to the public. Refreshments Served.

  • June 23, 2022, 6-8
  • Free Event
  • Open to the Public
  • Refreshments
  • Guest Speaker: Dr. Jermaine Scott 

Delray Beach Public Library
100 West Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33444

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Juneteenth with a Florida Highwaymen

Meet first generation Highwayman, Robert Lewis and purchase artwork to add to your Highwaymen collection.

  • June 19, 2021, 10am – 4pm
  • Free Event

Williams Cottage at the Spady Museum
170 NW 5 Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33444

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Soil Collection Ceremony 

Palm Beach County Remembrance Project

June 18th, 10:30am, Pompey Park

  • The Palm Beach County Remembrance Project Coalition will host a Soil Collection Ceremony in remembrance of Mr. Samuel Nelson, lynched on September 26, 1926 in Delray Beach.
  • This project is in collaboration with the Equal Justice Initiative, Montgomery, AL
  • This is a FREE event
  • View presentation to County Commissioners

 Pompey Park 1101 NW 2nd St, Delray Beach, FL 33444

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Authors Speak: The Impact of Race on American Society

June 16th, 7pm at the Arts Garage

  • Book Title: Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness
  • Author: Simone Browne
  • In-Person Free Event
  • Complimentary Books for Attendees
  • A Spady Museum, Delray Beach CRA, Arts Garage Collaboration

94 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida

 

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Kwanzaa Celebration

On Sunday, December 26, The Spady Museum will welcome families to the first day of Kwanzaa, Umoja (Unity).

  • Kwanzaa will start at 2:30 p.m. outside on the museum grounds

170 NW 5th Avenue,
Delray Beach, FL 33444

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Meet the Author, Richard Anotine White

Join us for a rich discussion and viewing of a powerful short film about the hardships of homelessness and the challenges Richard endured growing up. This will be followed by Q&A and light refreshments will be provided.
You don’t want to miss this wonderful opportunity for meaningful family conversations inspired by Richard’s incredible journey.

  • February 9, 2022

Spady Museum’s backyard

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Authors Speak: The Impact of Race on American Society

April 21st, 7pm at the Arts Garage

  • Book Title: Generation Mixed Goes to School: Radically Listening to Multiracial Kids
  • Authors: Ralina L Joseph and Allison Briscoe-Smith
  • In-Person Free Event
  • Complimentary Books for Attendees
  • A Spady Museum, Delray Beach CRA, Arts Garage Collaboration

94 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida

 

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