January 1, 2020
1046 S. East Street
Amherst, MA 01002
This event is free and open to the public.
Please see attached flyer for details.
Kwanzaa Celebration: Karamu (Feast) Community Potluck
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Celebrate the seventh day of Kwanzaa Imani (Faith)
Please bring your favorite dish to share.
Kwanzaa derives from the Swahili phrase matunda ya Kwanzaa meaning “first fruits of the harvest”. Founded in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga to honor family, culture, and community. Kwanzaa is celebrated throughout the African Diaspora starting December 26th and ending January 1st. This celebration is derived by seven principles. Kwanzaa is a celebration of African heritage and culture.