Saturday, December 15, 2007



FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2007 - From 10:00am to 11:30am

This Pre Kwanzaa Ceremony and Imagination Tour field trip will be
held at Ashé Cultural Arts Center located in New Orleans at 1712 Oretha
Castle Haley Boulevard. The Cultural Field Trip is part of the Holiday on
the Boulevard
Festival that will be held from December 14 th - 16th, 2007.

Pre-Kwanzaa Ceremony with Mama Yeye
(students will participate in building the Kwanzaa table)
Students will learn the principles of the Nguzo Saba, which are Unity, Self-Determination,
Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Creativity, Purpose and Faith.
These universal values can be used in every day life.

Imagination Tour with Bamboula 2000
(Hands on Dance and Drum workshop)
Students will use their imaginations, drums, costumes and dances as they travel from
New Orleans to Africa, South America, and the Caribbean.

The Field Trip is open to elementary and middle school students in the greater
New Orleans area.
The cost is $5.00 per child. Parents are welcome too! Hot dogs, nachos,
snacks, drinks and fruit will be on sale.

Space is limited to 100 students so reserve your school’s participation by contacting
Luther Gray at or (504) 569-9070.
(Please make checks out to Efforts of Grace, Inc.)

Sponsored by: Ashé Cultural Arts Center, Central City Renaissance Alliance,the Ford
Foundation, Oretha Castle Haley Merchants Association, Hope Community Credit Union,
the Arts Council of New Orleans, City of New Orleans, Office of the Lt. Governor of Louisiana,
Annie E Casey Foundation, Greater New Orleans Foundation, and the Good Work Network.

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