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Event: 'FAMILYFEST @ Mahalia Jackson School'

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Date: Saturday, March 28, 2009 At 11:00 AM
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Contact Info:
Director of Communications Early Childhood & Family Learning Foundation 1515 Poydras Street Suite 1200 New Orleans, LA 70112 504-301-9382 mhawes@lphi.org www.ecflf.org
Location: http://www.ecflf.org

FAMILYFEST @ Mahalia Jackson School

March 28th, 2009

11:00AM - 6:00PM

@ the Nicola Cotton Park & Playspot, 2405 Jackson Avenue (adjacent to
the Mahalia Jackson School site)



Featuring:

* A Full-Gospel Tribute to Mahalia Jackson by Irma Thomas, Marva
Wright and Joe "Cool" Davis

* Also, Baby Boy Brass Band and Rumba Buena and more!!!

* Local Favorites Food

* Arts & Crafts Vendors

* Children's Activity Area including an appearance by Curious
George (courtesy of WYES), Gumbo (courtesy of the Saints) and Hugo
(courtesy of the Hornets), and a book giveaway (courtesy of the Peja
Stojakovic Children's Foundation)

* Community Information


Come join us to:

* Honor Mahalia Jackson and her life

* Learn about and celebrate the Early Childhood & Family Learning
Center at Mahalia Jackson School (Opens January 2010)

* Celebrate the rebirth of Central City

* Celebrate the family that is the New Orleans Community



No alcohol or tobacco is permitted on school property.