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November 7, 2014
National Black Children’s Book Fair Tour
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Little Rock

MTCC, in partnership with and Say It Loud! Readers and Writers, will participate as a sponsor of the National Black Children’s Book Fair Tour. From 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7, MTCC will host the award-winning and esteemed black authors and educators from the tour to discuss importance of African American literature for children. For information, contact Patrick Oliver at or call 501-683-3593.

November 14, 2014
Opening Reception "Freedom! Oh, Freedom!" and Creativity Arkansas
7 p.m.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Little Rock

Join MTCC for the Opening Reception of our most highly anticipated exhibition to date, "Freedom! Oh, Freedom! Arkansas's People of African Descent and the Civil War 1861-1866." Freedom! Oh, Freedom! will explore the African American perspective of the Civil War from the lens of slavery, the contributions of African American soldiers, and what happened through and after the Reconstruction Era.

We will have live music by Rodney Block & The Real Music Lovers and the Philander Smith College Choir, and special guest curator Ronnie A. Nichols of North Potomac, Maryland, Md., will be the featured speaker. A Former director of the Old State House Museum in Little Rock, Nichols is a descendant of a black Civil War veteran and is respected author, artist, genealogist and Civil War re-enactor.

Don't miss this chance to view our interactive exhibit which is a must see for people for all ages! In addition to "Freedom! Oh, Freedom!" MTCC will unveil the pieces from the 2014 Creativity Arkansas collection. Free and open to the public, refreshments will be served. "Freedom! Oh, Freedom!" will remain open through December 31, 2015.

December 7, 2014
Holiday Open House feat. "Say It Ain't Say's" Sweet Potato Pie Baking Contest
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Little Rock

Holiday Open House is a festive and fun opportunity to enjoy a day full of holiday cheer. We will have a wide variety of entertainment and this year's event will feature our 3rd annual “Say It Ain’t Say’s” sweet potato pie contest, in honor of Little Rock’s black Santa, Robert “Say” McIntosh. Bring the kids to check out an awesome variety of holiday craft stations. Free and open to the public.

December 13, 2014
K.I.D.S. Volunteer Day
Noon - 2 p.m.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Little Rock

Kids Involved in Dynamic Service offers a chance for children ages 8 –13 to have a positive impact on their community through service. Participants must register prior to the event. For more information, call Elvon Reed at 501-683-3592.

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