Celebrate Black History Month with My Newark Story

Friday, February 9, 2018
3:30 – 5:00 pm
James Brown African American Room, Main Library
5 Washington Street, Newark

Get your game on and join My Newark Story for a craft based on the Newark Eagles, a professional Negro League baseball team that called Newark home from 1936 to 1948!  Learn about famous players like Larry Doby, Monte Irvin, Ray Dandridge, Willie Wells, Max Manning, and Leon Day, and hear about the notable woman who owned the team, Effa Manley!

All materials provided.

Free and open to the public.

For more information about My Newark Story, click here.

Funding for My Newark Story comes from a generous grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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