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Celebrate Black History Month at events at the Everett Recreation Center

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Mayor Carlo DeMaria was pleased to announce that the City of Everett’s Recreation and Youth Development Department will host a series of events in celebration of Black History Month titled “Journey of Champions: Everett Athletics Black History Celebration” from Tuesday, Feb. 20 to Friday, Feb. 23. All events will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Everett Recreation Center (47 Elm St.). All are welcome to celebrate Black History Month through sport at the Recreation Center, where there will be live speakers, cultural food, movies showcasing Black excellence in sport throughout history, music and more. Attendees will also be able to learn more about Everett’s Black athletes through interactive learning stations.

The following is a list of the featured themes for each night:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 20: Basketball Night.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 21: Track and Field Night.
  • Thursday, Feb. 22: Women of Color in Sport Night.
  • Friday, Feb. 23: Football Night.

For more information, please visit cityofeverett.com/calendar/category/events/list.

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