African Culture at the Howland Public Library

Ugandan who moved to Alaska presents on July 8

Rita Kabali Wagener, a native of Uganda, will present an interactive program about African cultures on Wednesday, July 8, at 2 p.m. at the Howland Public Library. Visual arts, crafts and music will be included. Play a drum, see and feel African fabrics, and even dance. Kabali Wagener will also describe her own personal culture shock when she moved from Africa to Alaska.

This hands-on cultural experience is free and no registration is required. This is an “Escape the Ordinary” 2015 Adult Summer Reading Program event.

For more information, contact Alison Herrero, adult services librarian, at 845-831-1134. The Howland Public Library is located at 313 Main St. in Beacon. To view all programs at the library, go to and click on “Calendar.”

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