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Library to hold 28th annual Kwanzaa celebration Dec. 19

Afro One at Kwanzaa programThe Atlantic City Free Public Library will host its 28th annual Kwanzaa celebration at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19.

The program will feature a performance by Afro-One Dance, Drama and Drum Theatre. It will combine song and traditional and contemporary dance, while providing a history of Kwanzaa. Click here to view videos from some of the library's past Kwanzaa celebrations.

Dr. Patricia Reid Merritt is the director of Afro-One Dance, Drama and Drum Theatre. A professor of Social Work and African-American Studies at Stockton University, Dr. Reid-Merritt has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the NAACP Freedom Award.

The program is free and suitable for all ages. No registration is required. Please call (609) 345-2269, ext. 3112, for more information.