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Saturday, August 08, 2015

African BBQ: Celebrating Culture, Health and Wellness

02:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Potatoes, green onion and tomatoes cooking on a barbarcue

Community Activity Center, Gardenview Room
5600 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN , 55443

763-568-4335


You and your friends are invited to a free community barbecue.

Activities

  • Blood Pressure Screenings, Health and Wellness Resources – 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
  • Self-care practices and instruction – 4:00 to 5:00p.m.
  • Cultural performance from West Africa – at intervals
  • Children’s Activities – 3 to 6 p.m.

Forum

  • Traditional/Cultural Healing Stories - Open Forum 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Home remedy practices

Speakers

  • Tim Wolfram, PsyD, LP
    • Clinical psychologist at the St. Cloud VA and Certified Trainer for the Center for Mind Body Medicine in Washington, DC.
  • Kathy Farah, MD
    • Family physician at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis and Certified Trainer with the Center for Mind Body Medicine.

Invited guests

Representative Keith Ellison
Senator Al Franken
Senator Amy Klobuchar
Jeff Lunde – Mayor of Brooklyn Park

Hosted by

The AfricanPaper/ African Institute for International Reporting (AIIR)

George Family Foundation's Catalyst Initiative

Sponsors

Northwest Hennepin Human Services Council

Allina Health

City of Brooklyn Park

YMCA

 

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