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Summer at the Plaza

Summer at the Plaza


August 2: McDonald's Presents African American Family Day

Featuring Jeffrey Osborne Noon - 7:00 pm

Come celebrate the traditions and contributions of the African American community through music, art and dance featuring a variety of family-oriented activities. Bands and local choirs will also perform. In addition to great music there will be lots of fun kids’ activities including, arts and crafts, face painting, and more. This important day also features community organizations, ancestry research, health and safety awareness, food, and crafts.

Performance Line-up

Time

Performance

12:00pm

Opening: JAMZ 96.3 FM: J. Will, Program Director

Prayer: Elder McKinley Johnson, President, Albany African American Clergy United for Empowerment, Pastor, St. John's COGIC

Negro National Anthem: Giffen Outreach Community Choir, Giffen Memorial Elementary School, Linda Mallory Mitchell, Director

Welcome, William Hill, Assistant Commissioner, Office of MWBE & Community Relations, OGS

Traditional Call to Elders: Conducted by Patricia Jordan, New York State Museum

12:10pm

Capital District Community Voices of Praise Youth Mass Choir, Director, Minister Dennis Edney

12:30pm

Plaza Lites Division 1

12:40pm

Capital District Community Voices of Praise Youth Mass Choir, Director, Minister Dennis Edney

1:05pm

Plaza Lites Division 2

1:10pm

Voices of Faith Women's Community Choir, Directed by Merline Smith

1:35pm

Plaza Lites Division 3

1:45pm

Welcoming Remarks from McDonald's

1:50pm

Wassa Pan Afrika Dance Ensemble

2:20pm

Mojavi featuring Urban Guerilla Theater

2:35pm

DJ TruMastr

3:15pm

Mojavi featuring Urban Guerilla Theater

3:25pm

J-Live with Boog Brown

4:15pm

Mojavi featuring Urban Guerilla Theater

4:30pm

Special Guest

5:00pm

The Chronicles

6:00pm

Jeffrey Osborne