2017 Phyllis Wheatley Seventh Mass Reunion (All Classes - 1957-1970) The Phyllis Wheatley Seventh Mass School Reunion Committee is pleased to announce that on June 23 – 25, 2017 there will be hundreds of additional visitors in our area to celebrate this reunion. There will be a 3-day historical celebration which will include recognizing Phyllis Wheatley High alumni. The alumni activities will be held at the Sheraton Orlando North in Maitland, FL and the John H. Bridges Center in Apopka, FL. For any additional questions, please contact Evelyn Betts White (407) 578-4371 / email@example.com or Shirley Richardson (407) 497-9363.
Orange County Public Schools Office of Business Opportunity Trade Fair for Small Businesses
Minority/Women/Veteran Owned Businesses on Monday, June 5, 2017 from 9:00am-12:00pm at Boone High School 1000 East Kaley Street, Orlando, FL 32806.
Dr. Phillips Center For The Performing Arts In Association With AEG Live Presents DIANA ROSS - IN THE NAME OF LOVE TOUR on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale Friday, March 17, 2017 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $49.50 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees.
The City of Kissimmee, Osceola County NAACP Branch 5121, and Bethel AME Church of Kissimmee will be hosting the 152nd Anniversary of Juneteenth at Kissimmee Civic Center on Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 3:00pm to 8:00pm. Kissimmee Civic Center is located at 201 E. Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, FL 34741. For more information on the City of Kissimmee Juneteenth event, please contact Yokeenba Jenkins at 407-518-2599 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kenard Lang Foundation Annual Charity Golf Tournament on June 17, 2017 starting at 8:30 am at Orange County National. Cost: $110.00 per player, Foursome $380.00. For additional information, please contact Calvin Lang, 407-293-2892 or 321-228-1816
Elizabeth Thompson and her mother, retired Senator Geraldine F. Thompson, are finalizing plans for a celebration of Juneteenth in Central Florida. The plans cover a spoken word showcase at the Wells’Built Museum of African American History and Culture on June 16, an Emancipation Street Festival on June 17, a Father’s Day Gospel Brunch at the Wells’Built on June 18 and a showing of A Vote: A Voice, a play written by Senator Thompson, on June 19th. The mother/daughter team relishes the opportunity to highlight African American history in Central Florida.
Hannibal Square Heritage Center
Through September 2
Phase IX of the Heritage Collection: Hannibal Square Heroes
Creadle Presents its newest phase of photographs and stories celebrating ten women and men born and raised in Hannibal Square who became nationally known in their fields. Among others, the exhibition explores the lives of Tuskegee Airman Richard Hall, Orange County Public School Superintendent Dr. Barbara Jenkins, and national celebrated Gospel singers and educators Horace and James Boyer. The exhibition is curated by Hannibal Square historians Fairloyn Livingston and Mary Daniels.