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ROOTS 45th Annual Celebration

September 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Jimi Hendrix Park
2400 S Massachusetts St
Seattle, WA 98144

ROOTS is an acronym for Relatives of Old Timers.  The 45th Annual ROOTS Celebration is a daylong event inviting the community to join in festivities to celebrate the history and culture of African Americans, past and present, who contributed to the vitality of our City.  The Celebration is a picnic venue with activities including music/dance/honors/intergenerational activities/senior’s free lunch.  For the first time, a second stage will be hosted as an open mic and karaoke opportunity.  Sponsors include NW Black Pioneers, Northwest African American Museum (NAAM), Black Heritage Society of WA State, Department of Neighborhoods, Seattle Parks & Recreation and a host of community organizations.  NAAM is adjacent to Jimi Hendrix Park and will provide free public tours.

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