Thursday, February 5, 2015

Fayetteville February Events & Upcoming Events




Here are some of the Events Happening in NWA for February. If your event is not listed, please contact us to promote your event at umojasoulnwa@yahoo.com





 NAACP Image Awards Friday February 6
John Q. Hammonds Center
6pm





General Body Meeting  Monday, February 9th, 2015  6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Springdale Youth Center
 600 Ash Street, Springdale, AR 72764 Questions? Email info@nwanaacp.org
Website: www.nwanaacp.org    New members welcome!!


 Look Away in Fayetteville Theatre
A world premiere based on true events. Wilson, Arkansas, 1933. On a late summer night, shouts ring out from an angry mob. Alonzo and Matty, exhausted and terrified, slip inside the unlocked kitchen of the powerful Wilson family — but find they are not alone.
 by Robert Ford, directed by Benny Sato Ambush

Tickets are $10-$40. Performances Thurs 7:30, Fri 7:30, Sat 2 & 7:30, Sun 2:00. Recommended for adult audiences (mature language and themes).





Social Networking Event  Mojitios Rogers Ark Thursday Feb 12 6pm-10pm
Come and meet other Professionals in the area and share Business Cards and other information. It is just a social and mingle time. Address: 2003 South Promenade Boulevard, Rogers, AR 72758
   Contact Shurla Jobe at: shurlajobe1@gmail.com


Please come and speak about love, drama, breakups, justice, and more at the LOVE & WAR Open Mic Nite.
Just bring a poem, a song, or just bring your ears and listen. If you want to speak, sign up with the hostess Tina Gaston & Leora Jackson
This is a Free Event at The Perk Coffeehouse on Wedington in Fayetteville.
Friday, February 13 5:30-8:30pm




We're excited about the upcoming visit of financial educator and bestselling author Alvin Hall! Hall will appear at FPL on Sunday, February 15, at 2 p.m. as part of our Saving Money Makes ¢ents program. His advice applies to everyone, so come and learn how small changes to your spending habits can have a big impact.

 Keith Knight Cartoonist, Friday February 20, 3:30pm Mullins Library UA Campus


Keith Knight to give his presentation "They Shoot Black People, Don¹t They: A Cartoonist¹s Look at Police Brutality" on Friday, February 20th at 3:30pm in the Walton Reading Room at Mullins Library.  We¹re hoping you might be interested in helping us get the word out about the event to the Black Alumni Society, and perhaps invite your students to the event, if you think it is suitable.


 Photographs by Andrew Kilgore; collected paintings by DeeDee Lamb; Music – St. James Choir; Conversation facilitated by Dr. Danielle Wood and Andrew Kilgore; reception follows.

 Justice Day 2/26 UA Justice Matters Program 6-7pm Hoodie March for Justice, 7-9pm UA Program.
This week is Justice Week 2/26-2/28 which is presented by Umoja Soul Writers and #HandsUpNWA and in conjunction with Black History month. Justice Week is a community-led initiative aimed at commemorating the three year anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin. Other organizations working with us is OMNI Peace, Justice & Ecology Center, Compassion Fayetteville, IWOC (Incarceration Workers Organization Committee), NWA NAACP, and various other organizations. 
Justice Week focuses on raising awareness to combat the numerous social justice issues impacting minorities in the US and in Northwest Arkansas community. Justice Week will present speakers from different social groups and organizations to talk about Police Brutality, Prison Reform, Mass Incarceration of minorities, Injustice against women, Gun Violence and other injustices.
More details later. Contact Tina Gaston at tina.gaston@gmail.com for more information












Poetic Justice Open Mic Nite Friday February 27,7pm-12am.Common Grounds Coffeehouse, Fayetteville
****THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED TONIGHT! PLEASE STAY TUNED******
******FOR FURTHER UPDATES. THANK YOU! ******

SPEAK SISTA SPEAK, SPEAK BROTHA SPEAK,
SPEAK JUSTICE SPEAK, 
Let your words be Spoken
To the Minds of the People
Who are Broken
Speak People Speak!





Justice & Peace Walk Saturday February 28 9:30am-12pm. Walker Park Fayetteville
Walk for Black Lives Matter, Walk for Justice, Walk for Human Rights, Women Rights, Prison Reform, Gun Violence. Contact Jared Carter at yourtitanmovers@gmail.com Wear Red, or Black and wear your Hoodies for Justice
****THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED TOMORROW! IT HAS BEEN******
****RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY MARCH 7 AT 9:30AM-12PM. THANK YOU! ****
WALK FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE


 










Because of Them WE CAN Fashion Show Saturday February 28 at the Boys & Girls Club 2-4pm
****THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED TOMORROW! IT HAS BEEN******
******RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY MARCH 7 AT 2-4PM. THANK YOU! ******

Umoja Soul Writers Group and Boys & Girls Club are hosting a Black History Fashion Show. Please sign your child for the characters below. Rehearsal is Feb 11 at 3:30-5pm and Monday Feb 23 from 3:30-5:30pm.
For more information, please contact the BGClub at...... or email Leora Jackson at umojasoulnwa@yahoo.com or Bloka Mitchell at blokamuzik@gmail.com or call 901-340-1966.
Click HERE for more details about the Fashion Show



UPCOMING MARCH EVENTS