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Celebrate Black History Month through movies at the Connolly Center

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All are welcome to attend these movie showings throughout the month of February


Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that the City of Everett’s Council on Aging (COA) is celebrating Black History Month through various movie showings at the Connolly Center (90 Chelsea St.). All movies will be shown on Tuesdays and begin at 12:30 p.m. with refreshments served. The schedule is as follows:

  • February 6 – “The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar.” This film explores the trials and tribulations of American gymnast Simone Biles and her road to success.
  • February 13 – “Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story.” This film follows the career of Mahalia Jackson, as well as her unique relationship with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement.
  • February 20 – “King Richard.” Starring Will Smith as Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena Williams, this film follows their lives on the tennis court.
  • February 27 – “Queen of Katwe.” A 10-year-old girl living in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, meets a missionary who teaches children how to play chess and has her whole world changed.

For more information, please call 617-394-2270 to be connected to the Connolly Center.

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