Saturday, December 28 - Sunday, December 29
Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration honoring African heritage and culture. To celebrate, visitors will learn about the holiday through festive stories, songs and activities. On Saturday, kids can join the Imaginators for an interactive Kwanzaa Reader’s Theater, as well as Music & Movement and Storytime programs. The exciting exploration of Kwanzaa continues on Sunday with captivating storytelling performances at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. by Atlanta’s famed master storyteller and children’s writer, Mama Koku! Mama Koku is a member of the Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia, the National Association of Black Storytellers and the Southern Order of Storytellers. She is the official teller of Coretta Scott King Book Awards Book Fair. Mama Koku is a “Rambler” for The Wrens Nest House Museum, a featured teller for Everybody Wins Atlanta and a teaching artist for Fulton County School’s Teaching Museums. The weekend-long Kwanzaa celebration also offers little ones a chance to make a festive craft in the Art Studio, indulge in a seasonal cooking class or enjoy a gift-making workshop in the Build It Lab.