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Celebrate Black History Month in Prince George’s County

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There are lots of exciting events and activities in Prince George’s County that celebrate the cultural diversity in our great County! If you are looking to view a new exhibit, watch a concert or simply participate in a hands-on activity, we have it all.

For more information on Black History Month events, please visit  www.visitprincegeorges.com and www.pgparks.com.

 

Bridges of the World Film Festival in Prince George’s County

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The Bridges of the World Film Festival makes its debut in Prince George’s County this year. The Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, will host several feature films from Israel, Slovakia, the Philippines, Panama and Syria. All films will be show with English subtitles.

This statewide initiative is sponsored by World Artists Experience and the International Division of Maryland’s Office of the Secretary of State. World Artists Experiences is a non-profit organization which bridges international understanding through cultural and citizen diplomacy in schools, colleges, and communities to foster respect, trust, hope, and peace in the worldsion of Maryland’s Office of  the Secretary of State.

Showings will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesdays from February 2 to March 1. For more information visit, www.worldartists.com or call The Bowie Center for the Performing Arts: 301-805-6880.

 

Surratt House Museum hosts Civil War Lecture on African American Soldiers

Surratt House Museum is hosting historian Edna Greene Medford, Ph.D., for a talk on the Civil War, ‘U.S. Colored Troops and the Fight for the Union.’ Medford, who received her PhD in U.S. history from the University of Maryland, is the current Chair and former Director of Howard University’s Department of History’s graduate and undergraduate programs.  She has contributed to several scholarly works focused on African Americans in the Civil War, notably co-authoring “The Emancipation Proclamation: Three Views.”

Advanced registration is unavailable. Seats are limited and participants are advised to come early. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 301-868-1121.