The White Plains Examiner

Black History Month Events Not to Miss

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Barnes & Noble Talk and Book Signing. Yona Zeldis McDonough, author of Who Was Rosa Parks? Who Was Louis Armstrong?, What Was the Underground Railroad? and many other children’s books, will talk about, read from and autograph her books from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble City Center, 230 Main Street, White Plains. There will also be a Black History Month Storytime at 11 a.m. and a Costume Character Storytime at 2 p.m. The bookfair is part of a fundraiser: for everyone who makes a purchase at any Barnes & Noble on Feb. 28 and gives the Library bookfair ID 11563590, Barnes & Noble will make a donation to the Freedom Library. We also get a donation if you visit to support us online from 2/28/15 to 3/5/15 by entering Bookfair ID 11563590 at checkout. For further information, call the library at 914-525-3076 or go to

The Fourth Annual “Harlem Fine Arts Show. The premier showcase for modern and contemporary art from the African Diaspora comes to White Plains and will be held at 6 p.m. at the White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Avenue. This year’s theme is Artists and Authors and attendees will have an opportunity to view and purchase works by emerging and professional artists and renowned authors. In addition to featuring artists and authors, the show will pay tribute to White Plains’ own Ms. Mary Frances Perkins, an artist and arts educator serving Westchester County for over 40 years, and Mr. Max Rodriguez, renowned author, publisher and critic of African American literature. Tickets are $25 and an be purchased at the City of White Plains Youth Bureau, 11 Amherst Place, White Plains.

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