The Great Falls Public Library is hosting a Black Heritage Evening on Thursday, February 1st at 6:00 p.m. This free program, where everyone is welcome, is co-sponsored by the Great Falls Public Library and the Alma Smith Jacobs foundation, a non-profit promoting education. It celebrates Black History Month and the Heritage of Great Falls’ black community. It features culture, history, and cuisine. The event also honors the life of Great Falls Librarian and Community Leader Alma Smith Jacobs.
A variety of speakers and performers will include City Commissioner Bill Bronson, Kathy Reed, Crystal Benson with the Community Gospel Choir, Alexander Temple Saint Dancers performing Hip Hop, and Ken Robison talking about African American Montanans in WWI. The evening kicks off with a sampling of Soul Food. For more information call 453-0349.