This event is Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, and attendance is free and open to the public. The schedule is tentative and subject to change.
1 to 2 p.m. in Library Meeting Room ABCD
Presentation and Q&A Session with University of Iowa Professor Janette Taylor on the History and Significance of Black Hair
Workshops & Breakouts
2 to 4 p.m. in the North Liberty Community Center
Basic Hair Care
ICR community stylists will demonstrate how to maintain healthy natural hair and showcase products you can use at home. Attendees will also receive a free sample bag of hair care product.
Local barbers will demo their skills, talk about trends for short hair and share tips to keep your look fresh.
Braiders will dazzle you with tips on protective style and creative braiding techniques. Learn something new and see what local talent we have in the ICR community.
Spoken Word/Slam Poetry Open Mic
6:30 to 8 p.m. at Sugapeach, 650 Pacha Parkway
A performing of selected pieces followed by an emceed open mic night. Indulge your soul with food from SugaPeach Chicken & Fish Fry. Adults and teens welcome.
6 to 8 p.m. at Recreation, Gym
A free evening of games, activities and food for kids 5+ hosted so adult and teen caregivers can attend the poetry slam.