Meet the Heroes is an interactive Black History event for kids that takes place Saturday, February 22nd, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at New Creation United Methodist Church, 4705 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham.
This is a free event, and a free lunch is provided!
At this annual event, actors portray a different set of heroes each year. Each hero has a dedicated room of activities that children can participate in.
In each room kids can listen to the hero’s personal story of triumph, perseverance and success, and can participate in a craft or STEM project based on the profession and achievements of the hero.
Kids can even have their photo taken with a favorite hero.
This year, the theme is Durham’s Black Wall Street. Learn about the impact of 5 Black men and women in the world of business.
Children will learn coin counting, banking, budgeting and investment through interactive games.
Win pries at a Black Walk Street with a salon, jewelry store, bank and toy store.
More Black History Month events throughout the Triangle
Check out our big list of Black History Month events in the Triangle, or look at a few of them here: