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     We have been blessed to be one of the most active and hard working performing arts organizations in America.   Please feel free to check our schedule daily for up to date times and dates of performances, shows or events.

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2016 SCHEDULE

This schedule was updated   (December 24, 2016)

UAD- The Sensational-  UNIVERSAL AFRICAN DANCE & DRUM ENSEMBLE
UPK
- World Champion- UPK PASHA GENERALS (Military Style Close Order Drill Team)
UPKK- The Renowned- UNIVERSAL PASHA KARATE - (Karate Demonstration Team)
UCC PRAISE DANCE MINISTRY, UCC MUSIC ENSEMBLE & UCC ROYAL BRASS BAND
THE DEANS
- One of the Best High School & College - Fraternity Style Step Teams Around

UCC = Unity Community Center                     UPK = Universal Pasha Karate

EVENT Highlighted in Yellow or etc. = PUBLIC is invited
Any EVENT Highlighted in Red
= Private or personal event- Please call
EVENT Highlighted in Green =
The promoter or presenter may have a charge or fee
(856) 365-4817 for tickets, invitation or further information
EVENT Highlighted in BLUE = Memorial Service

Web-Site www.UnityCommunity.com   E-Mail-  UccUpk@aol.com

Scheduled Performances, workshops,
seminars or special EVENTS
2016

DATE

SCHEDULED EVENTS

Please Check This Schedule Every Week for Up-Dates

January 1, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- at CARVER CENTER, 40 Fowler St., Trenton, NJ 08618
3pm to 8pm  /  (UHURU VILLAGE KWANZAA CELEBRATION)
CALL (609) 331-6096 for tickets $20
Contact- Amefica Sababu-

January 2, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at the Historical Society, 1900 Park Blvd., Camden, NJ 08103
3pm  (5pm)  8:30pm(Sister Maryam 80th Birthday Celebration)
Contact: Sister Darlene & Sister Daunielle-

January 6, 2016
Wednesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD & UCC PRAISE DANCE at-
140 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102
(6pm)  /  (Cousin Viola Guy-Evans Retirement Party)
Contact: Wanda Dickerson-

January 6, 2016
Wednesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Newark City Hall- Rotunda
920 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102
(6:30pm)  /  (Swearing in of the Honorable Judge Nkama, The first African Nigerian Judge in America)
HISTORICAL EVENT
Contact: Mr. Innocent-

January 14, 2016
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Powel Elementary School, 301 N. 36th Str., Phila., Pa. 19104
Event will be held at the Metropolitan Baptist Church across from this school at 3504 Baring Street, Philadelphia 19104
(9am to 11am)  /  (Resident Artist with school’s Music Teacher)
Contact: Gaugin Soin, Principal Kim Ellerbee & Ms. John

January 15, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Powel Elementary School, 301 N. 36th Str., Phila., Pa. 19104
Event will be held at the Metropolitan Baptist Church across from this school at 3504 Baring Street, Philadelphia 19104
(1:30pm)  /  (SCHOOL ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE)
Contact: Gaugin Soin, Principal Kim Ellerbee & Ms. John

January 16, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Piscataway Public Library,
500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, New Jersey
(2pm)  /  (AFRICAN CULTURAL PRESENTATION)
Contact:  Mary Piekarski-

January 16, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UCC & UAD Founders- Robert & Wanda Dickerson being honored
by PA State Representative Vanessa Lowery-Brown of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
at the African American Museum, 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA
19106

6pm to 10pm
(2016 Civil Rights Achievement Award Ceremony / Reception)
PA State Representative Vanessa Lowery- Brown honoring

Andrea Johnson- Acclaimed Advocate for HIV/AIDS Awareness

Bishop Dr. A.E. Sullivan, Jr.- President of the International Ministers Conference of Greater Harrisburg

Derrick Ford- Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health

Dr. Brenda Dixon Gottschild- Professor Emerita of Dance Studies at Temple University

Ester Lee- President of the Bethlehem NAACP

Joan Myers Brown- Philadanco

John Myers- Former PA State Representative of the 201st Legislative District (Posthumous Awardee)

Kerry Kirkland- Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic

Lamont Carey- Founder and CEO of LaCarey Entertainment, LLC

Linda Renick- Allentown NAACP President

Rahim Islam- President / CEO of Universal Companies

Robert & Wanda Dickerson- Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble

Wayne Jacobs- Co-Founder and Executive Director of X-Offenders for Community Empowerment

Contact: PA State Representative Vanessa Lowery-Brown-

January 23, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UPK- Universal Pasha Karate- at  TROPICAN CASINO – RESORTS
2831 Broadwalk, Atlantic City, NJ
(6pm) (Honoring Master Karate Teachers- Nasir Dickerson and Anwar Sabree)
(ACTION MARTIAL ARTS HALL OF FAME HONORS)
Contact: Sifu Alan Goldberg
Actionma4@gmail.com

February 1, 2016
Monday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT),
141 Summit Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103
(4pm)   /   (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Sherlene Ayala-

February 3, 2016
Wednesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Manhattan Community College,
199 Chambers Street, New York, New York 10007
(1pm)  /  (African History Committee Black History Month Program)
Contact: Professor Blake-

February 5, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Carson Elementary School-
4150 Garfield Ave Pennsauken NJ 08109
1:30pm   (BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM)
Contact: Principal Diane Joyce-

February 6, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- WILLINGBORO LIBRARY,
220 Willingboro Way, Willingboro, NJ 08046
Directions; Go 130 N. to and make a right into the Wilingboro Town Center than go straight;  which is 1/4 mile pass the Burlington County Times. You will pass Levitt Parkway and the next right immediately will be the Willingboro Town Center / or Make a right off of Rte 130 onto Van Sciver Way. Then turn right into the Willingboro Town Center. After the 2nd stop sign turn left and the library is on your right
(2:45pm)  /  (Zeta Phi Beta's Black History Program)

Contact: Janet Adams - 609-505 5744

February 7, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Small Troupe- at CHRIST THE KING EPISCOPAL CHURCH,
40 Charleston Avenue, Willingboro, NJ 08046
(9am)  /  (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Dee Spencer-

February 11, 2016
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at BROAD STREET SCHOOL,
251 W. Broad Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302
(9am / 10am / 11am)  (Educational Cultural Presentation)

Contact: Kim Porch & Principal Ms. Rebecca Guess-

February 11, 2016
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at CHERRY STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL,
20 Cherry Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302    GPS- use 11 Cherry Street
(1:30pm)   (Black History Month Assembly)
Contract:
Secretary Rosemary Robinson / Maurice DeShields- (856) 455-8030 ext. 1500

February 12, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Mastery Schools of McGraw and East Camden Middle
3064 Stevens Street, Camden, NJ 08105
(12pm & 1pm)  /  (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Carmen Ubarry-

February 13, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- smaller troupe- at Wedgewood Country Club
200 Hurffville Road, Turnersville, NJ 08012
7pm to 10pm  (8:30pm)
(Husband Harry Forsythe 60th  Birthday Celebration)
Contact: Kathy Forsythe-

February 13, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at NEJMA MADDOX’s Baby Shower at Maple Shade 25 Club,
60 E. Rudderow Avenue, Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052
(9:45pm)  (Nejma Maddox & Jamal P. Dickerson II Baby Shower)
Contact: Atiya Johnson & Ayanna Dickerson- 

February 16, 2016
Tuesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Phifer Middle School
8201 Park Ave. Pennsauken NJ 08109
9am to 9:45am   (BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM)
Principal Chantelle Green-

February 18, 2016
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Winslow Township Middle School,
30 Cooper Folly Road, Atco, NJ 08004
(1pm)  (Black History Month Assembly)
Contact: Malinda Huges-

February 19, 2016
Friday

10am & 1pm Event are PRIVATE EVENT

 

The 7:00pm show is a PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

Unity Community Centers Performing Arts Programs featuring our Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble at RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, Camden
3rd & Pearl Street, Camden, New Jersey (Gordon Theater)
For GPS use 303 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102
(10:00 am & 1pm)
UNIVERSAL AFRICAN MUSICAL LOVE JAM /
Music within the African Diaspora

Contact: Robert or Wanda – 856-365-4817 or Ronsha- (404) 409-0614
at RUTGERS UNIVERSITY,
Camden
3rd & Pearl Street, Camden, New Jersey (Gordon Theater)
For GPS use 303 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102
7:00 pm UNIVERSAL AFRICAN MUSICAL LOVE JAM /
Music within the African Diaspora

$10 tickets for adults / $5 for children and seniors
Contact: Robert & Wanda – 856-365-4817 or Sis Gi Gi 856-294-8325

February 20, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- Garden State Discovery,
2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
1:00 p.m(Annual Children Series)
Contact: Paul McElwee-
856- 424-1233 ext. 312
Roree Iris-Williams- Executive Museum Director
Kelly Lyons- Museum Director

February 20, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at CUNNINGHAM COMMUNITY CENTER,
1000 Wallace Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19123
3:00pm   /   (BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION)
St. Paul Church
Contact: Dr. Sister Willie Cannon Brown-

February 21, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT - FEE

UAD- at CARVER CENTER, 40 Fowler St., Trenton, NJ 08618
3pm to 8pm  /  (UHURU VILLAGE KWANZAA CELEBRATION)
A lecture by BABA ZAK KONDO
CALL (609) 331-6096 for tickets $20
Contact- Amefica Sababu-

February 23, 2016
Tuesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Hatch School
1875 Park Blvd Camden NJ 08103
(9am)   (BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM)
Contact: Principle Nicole Harrigan- (856) 966-5122

February 23, 2016
Tuesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Abraham Lincoln High School,
60 Crescent Avenue, Jersey City 07304
(1:30pm)  (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Dr. Sister Georgia Coleman & Principal Ms. Evans-

February 17, 2016
Wednesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Passiac High School
170 Paulison Avenue, Passiac, NJ 07055
(1:30pm)   (Black History Month School Assembly)
Contact:  Charolnda OBryand-Hopkins/Principal Tobias Weissman

February 25, 2016
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at North Main Street Elementary,
215 Shore Rd, Pleasantville, NJ 08232
(1:30pm)  /  (SCHOOL ASSEMBLY)
Contact: Felecia Morales / Sec. & Principal Terresa McGaney-Guy

February 25, 2016
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD & UCC Little Jazz Giants- at FRIENDS CENTER,
1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19102
(6pm)  /  (ROOTS TOWN HALL: Challenging Displacement & Environmental Devastation)
Contact: Casey Cook, Executive Director & Roy Jones-

February 25, 2016
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at West Chester University,
110 W. Rosedale Avenue, West Chester, Pa. 19383
(7:30pm)  /  (WAZOBIA FESTIVAL)
Contact: Mikhi Woods & Ms. Anyanwu- President

February 26, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Glassboro Intermediate School,
202 N. Delsea Drive, Glassboro, NJ 08028
(12:30pm)  /  (African American History Month)
Contact: Monique Stowman-Burke-

February 27, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT-

UCC- small troupe- at Samson Lodge #66
188 Irvine Turner Blvd., Newark, NJ 07108
12pm to 4pm  (3:15pm)
(Samson Lodge #66 Celebration of African History)
Contact: Thomas Stuetley Bro. Obe Oba-

February 28, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Church of Christian Compassion,
6121 Cedar Ave., Phila., PA 19143
9:30am     (BLACK HISTORY MONTH CHURCH PROGRAM)
Contact: Sr. Pastor Lonnie Herndon/Terri Donnell (
215) 767-1216

February 28, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- Khadijah Alderman Hall,
1924 Huntington Park, Philadelphia, Pa. 19140
(3pm)  /   (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Braheem Najeed-

February 28, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH
700 Ferry Avenue, Camden, NJ 08104
(4:30pm)  /  (Antioch Baptist Church Scholarship Ministry)
BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM
Contact: Robert or Wanda Dickerson- (856) 365-4817

February 28, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UCC PRAISE DANCE- at FAITH TABERNACLE OF LIVING GOD-
553 Spruce Street, Camden, NJ 08103
(8pm)  (PRAISE WORSHIP- STOP THE VIOLENCE EVENT)
Contact:  Stan White, Ronsha Dickerson & Bishop Farmer-

February 29, 2016
Monday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Archway Upper School
185 Raymond Ave., Marlton,NJ 08053
 (1:00pm) (Black History Month School Assembly)
Contact: Rosemarie Cruz /Principal Mark Letivano /856-767-5757

February 29, 2016
Monday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Hubbard Middle School,
661 W. 8th Street, Plainfield, NJ 07060
(7pm)  /  (Educational Cultural School Assembly)
Contact: Ms. Mosley-

March 3, 2016
Thursday 

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Fine Elementary School,
3800 Gladwyn Avenue, Pennsauken, NJ 08109
(2pm)   (Black History Month School Assembly)
Contact: Principal Tanya Harmon-

March 4, 2016
Friday 

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Roosevelt Elementary School,
5526 Wisteria Avenue, Pennsauken, NJ 08109
(2pm)   (Black History Month School Assembly)
Contact: Principal Tanya Harmon-

March 7, 2016
Monday 

PUBLIC EVENT

UPK Karate- at Carl Miller Funeral,
831 Carl Miller Blvd., Camden, NJ 08104
(10am)   /   (Grand Master Beauford Sloan EL Funeral)
Contact:  Ali Sloan EL-

March 11, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, Kent, Ohio 44242
P.O. BOX 5190  (Room 226 / Kent Student Center)
W Campus Center Drive, Kent, Ohio 44242
Loading 300 Midway Drive, Kent, Ohio 44242 then keep straight to the end for the LOADING DOCK
6;30 p.m. (Annual AFRICAN NIGHT CELEBRATION)
Contact: Della Marie Marshall /
Associate Director of Center for
Student Involvement-

March 12, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UPK- Universal Pasha Karate School-
at First District Plaza, 3801 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104
(9am)  /   (14th Philadelphia Pro-Am Karate Tournament)
Contact: Master Keith McKinley-  (267) 984-8431
www.PhillyProam.com

March 19, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UCC ROYAL BRASS BAND- JOE CERTAINE,
1604 Point Breeze Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
(10am)  /  (POLITICAL EVENT)
Contact: Joe Certaine-

March 19, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD   at Wayne Bryant Community Center,
323 East Charleston Road, Lawnside, NJ 08045
(7:15pm)  /  (Mother’s 75 Birthday Celebration)
Contact: Dawn Moss & Shannon Thigpen-

March 19, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Community Partnership,
1936 N. Judson Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19121
(8:30pm)  /  (Birthday Celebration)
Contact: Ms. Janice Richardson-

March 24, 2016
Thursday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- RICHARD STOCKTON COLLEGE
(Campus Center, Events Room)
101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ 08205
(African Student Organization)
(8:00pm) (Touch of Africa Fashion Show)
Contact: Tatayania Robinson & Dianne Stalling-

March 27, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Pennsylvania Convention Center,
1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, 19107
1:00pm MAIN STAGE Room 114   (BLACK HISTORY SHOWCASE)
Contact: Everett Staten CEO-
www.blackhistoryshowcase.org
Parking- Gateway Parking Garage 1540 Vine Street, Entrance on Spring Street and 16th Streets, Vehicle clearance 6'10" Self Park Open 24/7 Rates $7.00 ALL DAY- 215-246-0300

March 27, 2016
Sunday 

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD with the famous Beyonce Dancers THE TWINS-
at Camden High Gymnasium, 1700 Park Blvd., Camden, NJ 08104
(5:00pm)  / TWINS DANCE WORKSHOP- $55- Patricpates, $45- Spectators & $70.00 VIP
Contact: Byheijja Sabree- 
www.stopdropdance.com

March 30, 2016
Wednesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD, UCC Praise Dance and UCC Royal Brass Band-
at RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, Camden
3rd & Pearl Street, Camden, New Jersey (Student Center)
For GPS use 303 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102
10am- BEACONS OF LIGHT CONFERENCE
6pm- CIVIL RIGHTS BANQUET ($25.00 which includes dinner)
Contact- Roy Jones- (267) 353-5123

April 1, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Ridge Elementary School
325 W. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
11am  (Educational School Assembly)
Contract: Nana Baakan-

April 9, 2016
Saturday 

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Ridge Avenue Methodist Church, / Bodiee Fellowship Hall
7811 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa 19128
(5pm)  /   (Celebration Event)
Contact: Ms. Jean Savage-

April 9, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD, UCC Music Ensemble & UPK Karate Exhibition- at Masjidullah
7401 Limekiln Pike, Philadelphia, PA 19138, USA
(6pm)   / (A Brothers Only Deen Intensive Weekend)
Contact: Imam Mikal Shabazz-
https://www.masjidullah.org/home.html 
April 24, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UCC LITTLE JAZZ GIANTS-  at African American Museum
701 Arch St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19106
(2pm)  /   (Dzertclub Event)
Contact: Ali Salahuddin-
dzertclub@aol.com
May 7, 2015
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- at The Pro Culture Movement (NECC's AUDITORIUM)
255 Haverhill Street, Lawrence, MA 01840 (Boston, Ma)
7pm  (Seventh Multicultural ROOTS EVENT)
Contact: Maria Figuereo-
May 12, 2016
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD Smaller Troupe- at Egg Harbor Care Center,
6818 Delilah Road, Egg Harbor, NJ 08234
(1:30pm)  (Educational Cultural Performance)
Contact: Latisha Monroe-
May 13, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at First District Plaza,
3801 Market Street, Phila., Pa.
(1pm)   (Barbara Daniel Cox Memorial Services)
Contact: Dyana Williams & Lynette Brown-

May 15, 2016
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Daegun New Years Association in South Philly,
1728 S. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
(7:30pm)  /  (Graduation Party for Crystal Lott Brother)
Contact: Crystal lott-

May 22, 2016
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Female Drummers only and Nasir Dickerson KORA-
at Nicolais, 1 Hessian Avenue, West Deptford, NJ 08096
(3:30pm)  /  (Sister Abdullah- Camden Creative Arts Teacher Retirement Party)
Contact: Ms. Abdullah-

May 29, 2016
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Senegal Africa Celebration / Commencement
645 Federal Street, Camden, NJ 08103
(3:00pm) / (Commencement / Baptism for Mary niece ANA from Senegal)
Contact: Wanda Dickerson & Mary-
May 29, 2016
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Mwalimu Taliba's niece Wedding
1000 Riverwinds Drive, Thorofare, NJ 08086
(6:00pm)   (WEDDING)
Contact:  Mwalimu Taliba-
May 30, 2016
Monday
PUBLIC EVENT
UAD-  Weequahic Park, Elizabeth Ave & Meeker Ave, Newark NJ 07114
(2pm)   (Annual African American Heritage Festival)
GPS for entrance use-
109 Meeker Ave., Newark, NJ 07114
Contact: Hassan Sharif-
June 3, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Food Bank of South Jersey
1501 John Tipton Boulevard, Pennsauken, NJ 08110
(10:40am)
(Performing at 1583 Blackwood Clementon Road, Blackwood, NJ 08012)
Contact: Valerie Brown Traore-

June 4, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- at PLEASE TOUCH MUSEUM- (Hamilton Hall)
4231 Avenue of the Republic / N. Concourse Dr., Phila., Pa 19131
MEMORIAL HALL, Fairmount Park
12 noon & 2:00 pm performances (ODUNDE African Family Day)
Contact: Oshunbumi (Bumi)
- (215) 732-8510

June 4, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at PARKWEST TOWN CENTER
52nd and Jefferson Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19131
2:45pm  3:25pm  (MUSICAL FESTIVAL) Sponsored by the MANN CENTER
Contact:  Rhoda Blount-

June 4, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

CANCELLED- UAD- at The Billy Gambrel Frankford Recreation Center,
1900 Wakeling Street, Philadelphia Pa.19124 (12:00pm to 5:00pm)
4:00 pm  (Frankford Annual African Cultural Renaissance Affair)

Make a turn on the 4700 block of TORRESDALE , go to MARGARATE Street make a Right turn / go to DITMAN Street make Right turn - go to the middle of the block to the entrance with the gate and a big chain.
Contact: Kofi Asante or Katrina Yancey

June 5, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- at PLEASE TOUCH MUSEUM- (Hamilton Hall)
4231 Avenue of the Republic / N. Concourse Dr., Phila., Pa 19131
MEMORIAL HALL, Fairmount Park
12 noon & 2:00 pm performances (ODUNDE African Family Day)
Contact: Oshunbumi (Bumi)
- (215) 732-8510

June 9, 2016
Thursday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- 3 Drummers and 4 Dancers at FOX 29
2308 Graysferry Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19146
(7:45am)  /  (ODUNDE 365 Performance by UAD)
Contact:
Oshunbumi (Bumi)

June 12, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD-ODUNDE, Legendary Mama LOIS FERNANDEZ
21s-23rd& South, & 23rd  Grays Ferry Ave., Phila., Pa.
(TBA) on the 23rd and Grays Ferry Stage &
One of the largest AFRICAN MARKET FESTIVAL IN AMERICA
Contact: Oshunbumi (Bumi) & Carolyn White
- (215) 732-8510

June 15, 2016
Wednesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at FIRST DISTRICT PLAZA
3801 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
(6:00pm)  /  (19th Annual Fatherhood Awards Reception)
Contact: Bilal Qayyum
June 17, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- small troupe- at the Philadelphia PHILLIES BASEBALL GAME
Citizen Bank Park, 1 Citizen Bank Way, Philadelphia, Pa. 19148
Entrance off of Darien Street (east side of park)
(4:00pm)  /  (Perform in the beginning and also the 5th inning)
Contact: Ms. Chris Long
June 18, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD, UCC ROYAL BRASS BAND, Nasir and the Renaissance Jazz Messengers and David Beasley's EBONYS
at- Philadelphia African American Museum
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106
(3:00pm)  (PHILADELPHIA JUNETEETH)
Contact: Kenny Gamble-
June 19, 2016
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Two Drummers at MILLCREEK PARK
320 Beverly Rancocas road, Willingboro NJ 08046
(2:00pm)  /  (Terra Cook Wedding)
Contact:  Terra Cook-

June 25, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UPK- Universal Pasha Karate School- at
Bushido Open 2016 national Martial Arts Championship
Wildwood Beach Boardwalk
(9am)   /  (Master Roger Hamilton- EVENT)
Contact: Master Roger Hamilton-

June 25, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT- FEE

UPK- Universal Pasha Karate School- at
Camelback Resorts, 475 Camelback Road, Tannersville, PA. 18372
(6pm)  /   (WORLD KARATE UNION HALL OF FAME)
HONORING MASTER KYSAME WATSON of UPK
Contact: Trevor Tasanteo-

June 26, 2016
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT- FEE

UPK- Universal Pasha Karate School- at
Camelback Resorts, 475 Camelback Road, Tannersville, PA. 18372
(9am)  /   (WORLD KARATE UNION HALL OF FAME TOURNAMENT)
Contact: Trevor Tasanteo-

June 26, 2016
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Luciens
81 W. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ 08009
(6:00pm)  /  (Dawn Leary 50th Birthday Celebration)
Contact: Dawn Leary-

July 3, 2016
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Hiram Masonic Temple / Caribbean Fest
143 Warwick Road, Lawnside NJ
(3:00pm)  /  (CARIBBEAN FEST)
Contact: Nicole Boston-
July 8, 2016
Friday

PUBLICE EVENT

UAD- The Rotunda
4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104
(9:00pm)  /  (UNITY, HEALING & WELLNESS)
Contact:  Amun Sen Hotep Re (Dre)
July 9, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Camden Water Front
1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08102
(5:45pm)   /   (S.J. Caribbean 16th Annual Festival)
Contact: Kyle Herbert in honor of her father Nkem Tshombe
July 9, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Wydam Hotel,
400 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106
(9:00pm)   /   (MOORE FAMILY REUNION)
Contact: Ms. Bernadine Vance-
July 10, 2016
Sunday

PUBLICE EVENT- FEE

UAD- at Greshman Y (University of the Arts Building)
401 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia Pa. 19147
(3:00pm)   /   (Miss Caribbean U.S. Beauty Pageant)
Contact: Bro. Solomon Williams & Keith Hodge-
July 13, 2016
Wednesday


PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Kaighn Avenue Baptist Church,
831 Kaighn Ave., Camden, NJ 08103
(6pm)
(SUMMER PROGRAM)
Contact: Carolyn Wharton (856) 365-4496 / Rev. Heard
July 16, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Saunders Park,
3900 Powelton Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa 19104
12:15pm   /   (JAZZ SERIES)
UAD sponsored by the MANN CENTER
Contact: Rhoda Blount-

July 23, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD-PENNS LANDING,
Chestnut & Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, Pa
Penns Landing, Chestnut & Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, Pa.
Use GPS-
201 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19106 / GO to the first entrance which will be WALNUT ST. & Delaware Ave. and make a right for the Parking Lot or go to the MAIN entrance for Parking and that would be Delaware and PENNSLANDING make a right turn..
(6:30pm) UAD (ICPIC (ISLAMIC FESTIVAL)
Contact: Rasheed, Faruq and
Abdul Rahim Muhammad -
(610) 352-0424

July 23, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at ACANA  United Liberian Association-
3258 Knights Road, Bensalem, PA 19020
(8:30pm)  / (UNITED LIBERIAN ASSOCIATION BANQUET)
Contact: SISTER FATOU &
Voffee Jabateh-215-729-8225 ex. 101
July 25, 2016
Monday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at MANN CENTER,
5201 Parkside Ave., Philadelphia, Pa 19131
CRESCENDO TENT at the top of the hill
(9:30am to 10:30am & 11:00am to 12:00pm) / (MANN Educational Room)
Contact:  Rhoda Blount
July 27, 2016
Wednesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD Drummers & Youth Group- at PHILADELPHIA CLEF CLUB
738 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19146
(10am)  /  (Philadelphia Senator Vincent Hughs Reception)
Contact:  Jewel Moore-
July 29, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at MANN CENTER,
5201 Parkside Ave., Philadelphia, Pa 19131
CRESCENDO TENT at the top of the hill
(9:30am to 10:30am & 11:00am to 12:00pm) / (MANN Educational Room)
Contact:  Rhoda Blount
July 30, 2016
Saturday

PUBLICE EVENT- FEE

UPK- Universal Pasha Karate School hosting
(WARRIORS OF THE WORLD NATIONALS KARATE TOURNAMENT)
at  LAWNSIDE SCHOOL, 426 East Charleston Ave., Lawnside NJ 08045
(9:00am)
Contact: Master Anwar Sabree—(856) 465-1796
July 30, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UCC PRAISE DANCE- at AULETTO / Grand Ballroom
1849 Cooper Street, Almonesson (Deptford), New Jersey 08096
(12:30pm)  /  (Graduation Luncheon)
Contact:  Dr. Cora-Waters-
July 30, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Philadelphia African American Museum
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106

(2:00pm)
(D Zert Club
(Africa- Motherland Trip / Bon voyage Program)
Contact: Ali Salahuddin & wife Sister Helen-
August 3, 2016
Wednesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- CLARION HOTEL / Philadelphia Airport,
76 Industrial Highway, Essington, Pennsylvania 19029
From NJ to PHILADELPHIA AIRPORT I-95 South to exit 9A (Essington). Take the ramp toward PA-291. Turn right onto Industrial Hwy/PA 291. Hotel is on left.
(6:30pm)   /  (ACANA ANNUAL BANQUET honoring Pape Diouf)
Contact:
Contact: Voffee Jabateh-215-729-8225 ex. 101
August 3, 2016
Wednesday

PUBLIC EVENT-CALL TO RESERVE

UAD- at MANN CENTER, 5201 Parkside Avenue, Phila., Pa 19131.
11:00 am
(Universal African Dance)
17th  Annual Young Peoples Concert Series /    MAIN STAGE

Passport to Discovery / Roots, Rites & Rhythms

Universal African Dance & Drum Ensemble

MANN CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS
Contact: Rhoda Blount
- (215) 546-7900 ex.109
August 6, 2016
Wednesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Malcolm X Park,
5150 Pine Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19143
12:30pm  (AFRAKAN INDEPENDCE DAY
(In Memory of Bro. Ahmed Akil Tahir / The Pearl of Africa)

Contact:  Obawajumi Owolafia Olayinka-
(215) 748-5329
August 7, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD-at POLARIS DEVELOPMENT, Arctic to Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401 / GPS use 1501 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(with Delphonics Revenue & BossMan John Hall)
12pm to 8pm   (12:30pm to 2:00pm) (KENTUCKY AVE. FESTIVAL)
Contact: Steven L. Young- Polaris Development Group LLC-
                                              
(609) 829-8706
August 7, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD & Pape Diouf of Senegal and other great African Performers
at Penns Landing, Chestnut & Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, Pa.
Use GPS-
201 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19106 / GO to the first entrance which will be WALNUT ST. & Delaware Ave. and make a right for the Parking Lot or go to the MAIN entrance for Parking and that would be Delaware and PENNSLANDING make a right turn.
(6:00pm)     (African Cultural Alliance of North America) / ACANA
(8th Annual CONCERT FESTIVAL) Great Plaza Penns Landing
Contact: Voffee Jabateh-
215-729-8225 ex. 101
August 12, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at IATSE BALLROOM-
2401 Swanson Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19148
(7pm)  /   (10th PASTORAL BANQUET- PASTOR EDMUND SHERRILL)
Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Frink-
August 13, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- small troupe- at Achieve Ability
59 N. 60th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19139
(1:00pm)
(New West Community Summer Jam)

Contact: Yolanda Mack & Director Kimberly Snowden-
August 15, 2016
Monday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Philadelphia International Airport Terminal
B & C Connector Food Court
8500 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19153
Arriving Flights to Parking Lot C for Short Term Parking
1pm  (1:00 pm)   3pm    (Entertainment for Travelers)
Contact: Debbie Anmutth-Hunt-
Debbie@eventproductions.com
August 19, 2016
Friday

PUBLICE EVENT

UAD- The Rotunda
4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104
(9:00pm)  /  (UNITY, HEALING & WELLNESS)
Contact:  Amun Sen Hotep Re (Dre)
August 20, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT- FEE

UAD- at the Philadelphia Zoo
3400 Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104
9am to 12 noon  (10:00am) /  (ECHOES OF AFRICA)
Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell
Contact: Belinda Church, Stan Straughter & Youma Ba-Sylas-

August 20, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Straight Black Pride Convention in Washington D.C.
Thurgood Marshall Center Trust, Inc., 1816 12th St. NW
Washington D.C. 20009
(3pm & 4pm)  /  (2nd Annual International Convention with Irritated Genie & David Banner- Rapper and Activist)
Contact: Ayo H. Kimathi

August 27, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- OEO COMMUNITY DAY
COOPER RIVER PARK, 5300 N. Park Drive, Pennsauken, NJ 08109
(11am to 4pm)   /   (OEO COMMUNITY DAY)
Contact:  Barry Smith-
August 27, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at HUB CITY SOUNDS
The Heldrich Hotel and Conference Center
10 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(2:20pm)  /   (Hub City Sounds Caribbean Festival)
Contact: Tracey O'Reggio Clark-
August 28, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Newark New Jersey CITY HALL
920 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102
(11am)  /  (Honorable Mayor Ras J. Baraka CITY WIDE PARADE)
Newark To Hold Parade For 2016 Olympic Boxing Silver Medalist
SHAKUR STEVENSON

Contact:
Obalaji Baraka
August 28, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- BURLINGTON INTERNATIONAL DAY
256 Conversation Street, Burlington, New Jersey 08046
(3:30pm)   /   (Burlington SDA Church Fundraiser for Building)
Contact: Joy Wehner-
September 1, 2016
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- 3 drummers only- at McCormic & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks
1 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107
(5:30pm)  /   (Phyllis Harris 90th Birthday Celebration)
Contact: Rochelle Harris, Nadiyah Kareem & Pastor Lorraine Harris-

September 9, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- at LUCIENS
81 W. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ 08009
(6:00pm)
(The Benson Multi-Cultural History Museum)

Contact: Ms. Bethany Benson King-

September 10, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Staley Park,
7th & Chelten Street, Camden, NJ 08104-
(12pm) / (The Prince Hall Community Festival)
Contact:  Nicole Boston-
September 10, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- SMALLER TROUPE- at COOPER FERRY PARTNERSHIP EVENT
520 Market Street, Camden, New Jersey
(2:30pm)    /   (Cooper Ferry Partnership Event)
Contact: Enrique Rivera-

September 11, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Historic Smithville Park,
803 Smithville Rd., Eastampton, NJ 08060
10:30am to 4pm  (2:00pm)  (ARTS IN THE PARK 2013)
CLICK on this LINK  Arts in the Park
Contact: Joyce Goldsmith-
609-265-5838 / Arts in the Park

September 11, 2016
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Wedding Grounds, for Nana Koram
385 Bridge St., Collegeville, Pa 19426
(4pm)  /  (Wedding Reception)
Contact: Nana Koram-
September 17, 2016
Saturday

PUBLICE EVENT

UAD- at KIRKWOOD STREET PARK
1205 Kirkwood Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Behind the Stubbs Elementary School att 1100 Pine Street
(1:30pm)   /   (Afrikan Festival)
Contact:  Nzinga Debrick & Hanifa Shabazz-
September 17, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Fourth Biennial Kwame Nkrumah International Conference
Lincoln University- 3020 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104
(5pm)  /  (Fourth Biennial Kwame Nkrumah International Conference)
Contact: Stephanie Yarbough-
September 24, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Outside Event
4200 Viola Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104
(3:30pm)  /  (VIOLA CONNECTOR CELEBRATION)
Contact: Randy Smith & Leslie M. Walker-
October 2, 2016
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UCC PRAISE DANCE- at Mt. Enon Baptist Church,
500 Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
(10:45am)  (Pastor Edmund T. Sherrill Celebration)
Contact: Stephanie Fink-
www.mtenonbcphilly.org
October 2, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD-at W. 122 Emlen Avenue, Lawnside, NJ 08045
2pm
(Annual Joan E. Williams Jazz Barbecue)
Dre (Andre Williams)
October 12, 2016
Wednesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UCC- at Brother Kojo (Harold Preston) Funeral- Janazah
Sister Clara Muhammad School
4700 Wyalusing Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19131
(1pm)  /   (Harold Preston KOJO Janazah)
Contact: Brother Robert Dickerson-
October 14, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- small troupe- at Universal Audenreid Charter Charter
3301 Tasker Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19145
(1:30pm)   /   (Queen G Kwanzaa Pageant for Audenreid Students)
Contact: Queen G (Sister Gi Gi)- (856) 294-8325
October 15, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- small troupe- at Universal Audenreid Charter Charter
3301 Tasker Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19145
(9am)   /   (BLACK MALE EDUCATOR CONVENING)
Contact: William Hayes-

October 16, 2016
Sunday

 

PUBLIC EVENT FEE

The Unity Community Center
Annual Children the Future / Awards Fundraising Banquet

WE MUST SAVE OUR CHILDREN NOW!
The Event for all Promoters, Event Planners, Culturally Conscious People, Family, Friends, Supporters, Religious, Community, Political Leaders, School Administrators, Teachers & those that want to see a better community

ANNUAL BANQUET CELEBRATING 31 YEARS OF NON-STOP COMMUNITY SERVICE

SIT BACK, RELAX, ENJOY &
CELEBRATE WITH US
with our most accomplishment entertainment groups in America

Support & Witness the manifestation of the solutions that scholars, leaders and political leaders talk and write about
concerning youth at-risk!

WHERE:
(CLARION HOTEL / Philadelphia Airport)
76 Industrial Highway
Essington, Pennsylvania 19029

From NJ to PHILADELPHIA AIRPORT I-95 South to exit 9A (Essington). Take the ramp toward PA-291. Turn right onto Industrial Hwy/PA 291. Hotel is on left.

5:00pm to 9:00pm (DOORS OPEN AT 4:00pm)
DINNER SERVED at 4:30 p.m. Sharp
$65.00 for adults / DISCOUNT for Seniors and Children
Contact: Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Dickerson
(856) 365-4817

October 21, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- DIOP CONFERENCE- Dr. Molefi K. Asante
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, Walk Auditorium  / RITTER HALL
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Philadelphia PA. 19122
(3:30pm)  /  (DIOP CONFERNCE)
Contact: Dr. Molefi K. Asante-
October 27, 2016
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Travell Elementary, Ridgewood, New Jersey
340 Bogert Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07451
(2pm)   /   (School Assembly)
Contact: Kelly Kirtane-
October 28, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD Youth Troupe- at Universal Daroff Charter School,
5630 Vine Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
(1:45pm)  /   (Kwanzaa Royal Pageant Assembly)
Contact: Queen Gi Gi- (856) 294-8325
October 29, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT- FEE

UAD- at EMBASSY SUITES
9000 Bartram Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19153
(6pm)  /  (56th SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS & DINNER DANCE)
Contract:  Rochelle Bilal-
November 5, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- CROSSROADS THEATRE,
7 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(6:30pm)  /  (GOING BACK TO OUR ROOTS)
Contact: Reginald Johnson NAACP- (732) 841-9023

November 11, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Small Troupe--
Haven Penial United Methodist Church,
2301 W. Oxford Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19121
1:30 pm    (VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION)
Contact: Mary-Jean Edwards / Rev. Ms. Gertrude Duckette

November 11, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Johnson Day Care-
1919 Medary Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19141
(4pm)  /   (Evening of Performances for the Community)
Contact: Darnell Richardson-
November 11, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Bryn Mawr College
101 N. Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA. 19010
7:30pm  (BACaSO's Annual Culture / Fashion Show)
Contact: Farida IIboudo-
November 13, 2016
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UCC PRAISE DANCE- at Camden Adventure AQUARIUM
1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103
(4pm)  /   (Pastor Keith Davis 42nd Pastoral Celebration)
Contact: Pastor Keith Davis
November 15, 2016
Tuesday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- at KIMMEL CENTER
300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102
(7:30pm)  /  (MARIAN ANDERSON AWARDS- Legendary KENNY GAMBLE, LEON HUFF & PATTIE LABELLE)
Performers- Soul Survivors, Three Degrees, Sister Sledge, Ledisi
Contact: Dayanna Williams-
November 16, 2016
Wednesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Youth Troup ONLY- at KIMMEL CENTER for the MANN Center
300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102
3pm  (3:30pm to 5:00pm)
(Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 2016 Arts Education Fair)
Contact: the MANN CENTER- Rhoda Blount & Caitlin Mongan-
November 18, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Widener University,
One University Place, Chester, Pa. 19013
(11:30am)  /   (Widener University Event)
Contact:  Nana Baakan-
November 18, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Youth Troup at- Philadelphia African American Museum
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106
(5:30pm)(Buy Black Event- PCOL- KENNY GAMBLE)
Contact: Ali Salahuddin- (215) 247-1545
November 25, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- DRUMMERS ONLY
Universal Audenreid Charter Charter
3301 Tasker Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19145
(6pm)   /  (MUSLIM PRIDE)
Contact: Jihad Ahmed-
November 26, 2016
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT-FEE

UAD- Small Troupe- at 803 Lounge
49 Westfield Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(6pm)  /  (BLACK BUSINESS AWARDS CEREMONY)
Contact: Natasha Bray-
www.njblackbusinesses.com

November 30, 2016
Wednesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Millersville University
1 South George Street, Millersville, PA 17551
Student Memorial Center, Multipurpose Room
(6pm to 8pm)  /  (Multicultural Showcase)
Contact: Jasmine Whitlow

December 3, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UPK Pasha Generals Drill Team- Philadelphia MASJID
4700 Wyalusing Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19131
(6pm)  /  (THE STATE OF AN ISLAMIC EDUCATION)
Sister Clara Muhammad School
Contact: Brother Faruq-  (215) 688-7392
December 4, 2016
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD (Small Troupe only)- WDEBC EVANGELISTIC CHURCH,
549 State Street, Camden, NJ 08102
(2:30pm)   /   (Anniversary Service Opening)
Contact: Pastor Denise M. Wooten-Troutman- 
December 16, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Universal Audenreid Charter Charter
3301 Tasker Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19145
(5:00pm)   /   (Kwanzaa King & Queen Pageant for Audenreid Students)
Contact: Queen G (Sister Gi Gi)- (856) 294-8325

December 17, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at CITY HALL, PLAINFIELD, NJ (Hon. Mayor Adrian O. Mapp)
Emerson School, 305 Emerson Avenue, Plainfield, NJ 07062
(1:30pm)   (16th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration)
Contact: Laurel Edwards- Plainfield Division of Parks and Recreation

December 17, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- at The Lotus Academy
340 E. Haines St., Phila., Pa. (New Media Families)
(KWANZAA CELEBRATION)

(1:00 p.m.  (3:00 p.m.)  5:00 p.m  / 
Dr. Ina Walker
Contact:
Bro. Hank & Sis. Barbara Jackson
December 18, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Buy Black Marketplace
Church of the Advocate, 1801 W. Diamond Street, Philadelphia Pa 19121
(5pm) Main entrance on 2121 N. Gratz Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19121
Contact: Baba Obawajumi Owolafia Olayinka- 267-521-1544
December 18, 2016
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- at Johnson Youth Services Center Theatre
1919 Medary Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19141
(7pm)  /   (HOLIDAY'S IN COLOR)
Contact: Darnell Richardson Jr. & Elaine R. Johnson / $15 & $20
December 21, 2016
Wednesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UCC PRAISE DANCE- at Christ Community Baptist Church,
1224 N. 41st Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104
(11am)  /  (Queen Basiymah Bey's father RUDOLPH BARNES SR Funeral)
Contact: Queen Basiymah Bey-
December 21, 2016
Wednesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Lawnside School,
426 East Charleston Avenue, Lawnside NJ 08045
6:30pm to 8:30pm   /   (7:30pm)
(Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. / South Jersey Alumnae Chapter
KWANZAA EVENT
)
Contact:  Sandra Glover-Strothers, Ph.D., & Emma Waring
December 22, 2016
Thursday

PUBLIC EVENT

UCC- at Sister Clara Muhammad, Philadelphia Masjid,
4700 Wyalusing Avenue, Philadelphia
(11am)  /  (Deborah Ansa Wilson Bey JANAZAH)
Contact: Brother Wesley Wilson Bey, HUSBAND-
December 23, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UCC- at Khadijah Alderman Funeral Service
1924 W. Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19140
(10am)  /  (Bro. Michael Cage Muhammad's son MIKAL CAGE JANAZAH)
Contact: Bro. Michael Cage Muhammad-
December 23, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UCC- Bethany Baptist Church- Homegoing Service Cora B. Gordon
1115 E. Gibbsboro Road, Lindenwold, New Jersey 08021
(11am)  /  (Berdine & Belinda mother CORA B. GORDON Funeral)
Contact: Berdine-  (Bishop, DAVID G. EVANS- Senior Pastor)

December 27, 2016
Tuesday

PUBLIC EVENT / FEE

UAD- at PLEASE TOUCH MUSEUM- (Hamilton Hall)
4231 Avenue of the Republic / N. Concourse Dr., Phila., Pa 19131
MEMORIAL HALL, Fairmount Park
(12noon & 2pm)   /   (KWANZAA PROGRAM)
Contact: Mr. David Hutchman-

December 27, 2016
Tuesday

PUBLIC EVENT / FEE

UCC / Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble HOST-
2016 KWANZAA CELEBRATION at-
Cooper B. HATACH Family School- 1875 Park Blvd., Camden, NJ 08103
(BIG PITURE LEARNING ACADEMY- formally HATCH SCHOOL)
5pm to 8pm – (UCC KWANZAA CELEBRATION)  (Donation $10/$5)
Contact: Mr. or Mrs. Dickerson- (856) 365-4817 or Ronsha- (856) 409-0614

December 28, 2016
Wednesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Free Library of Philadelphia,
1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
12pm  (1pm)  3pm
(Department of Human Services KWANZAA EVENT)
Contact: Phyllis Williams, Michael Rice (215) 683-5644

December 28, 2016
Wednesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Cecil B. Moore Recreation Center
2551 N. 22nd Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19132
22nd & Lehigh Ave. / right behind Dobbins High School
(4:30pm)  (KWANZAA CHILDREN FESTIVAL)
Contact: Mama Malika- 
acpcallforchange@yahoo.com

December 29, 2016
Thursday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Free Library of Philadelphia,
1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
12pm  (1pm)  3pm
(Department of Human Services KWANZAA EVENT)
Contact: Phyllis Williams, Michael Rice (215) 683-5644

December 29, 2016
Thursday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- Stiltwalker & 1 Drummer only- at Millennium Skate World
1900 Carman Street, Camden, NJ 08105
(4:30pm to 5:00pm)  /  (Skate Celebration)
Contact: Lawrence Johnson (Fish)- Time For Fun Jumpers-
December 30, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at African Burial Ground National Monument,
290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007
(10am)  /  (KWANZAA CELEBRATION 2016)
Contact:  African Burial Ground-
December 30, 2016
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Philadelphia International Airport Terminal
B & C Connector Food Court
8500 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19153
Arriving Flights to Parking Lot C for Short Term Parking
3pm  (3:00 pm)   5pm    (Entertainment for Travelers)
Contact: Nana Baakan Agyiriwah-
December 30, 2016
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD   at Wayne Bryant Community Center,
323 East Charleston Road, Lawnside, NJ 08045
3:00 pm to 9:00pm / (6:00pm approximately our performance time)
(KWANZAA CELEBRATION)
Contact: Dolores Streater-Logan- 856-546-2426
December 31, 2016
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- Universal African Dance & Drum Ensemble
Annual HISTORICAL EVENT  with KENNY GAMBLE & Buy Black Campaign
Kwanzaa a Celebration of Family, Community and Culture

at AUDENRIED HIGH SCHOOL,

32nd & Morris Street
GPS use /  3301 Tasker Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19145
Philadelphia, Pa. 19145

featuring the Legendary SONIA SANCHEZ at 2pm

12noon to 5:00pm MARKET PLACE, VENDORS

Culturally Conscious please bring your family, and friends and let’s celebrate our heritage and roots

THIS WILL BE A TRUE CULTURAL FAMILY REUNION

Contact:Mshujaa Bro Robert Dickerson & Mpaiji Sis. Wanda Dickerson
Universal African Dance /(856) 365-4817,
UccUpk@aol.com
VENDOR info- Queen Nina Bolden- (267) 978-1256

 

   

DATE

SCHEDULED EVENTS

Please Check This Schedule Every Week for Up-Dates

UAD- The Sensational-  UNIVERSAL AFRICAN DANCE & DRUM ENSEMBLE
UPK
- World Champion- UPK PASHA GENERALS (Military Style Close Order Drill Team)
UPKK- The Renowned- UNIVERSAL PASHA KARATE - (Karate Demonstration Team)
UCC PRAISE DANCE MINISTRY, UCC MUSIC ENSEMBLE & UCC ROYAL BRASS BAND
THE DEANS
- One of the Best High School & College - Fraternity Style Step Teams Around

UCC = Unity Community Center                     UPK = Universal Pasha Karate

EVENT Highlighted in Yellow or etc. = PUBLIC is invited
Any EVENT Highlighted in Red
= Private or personal event- Please call
EVENT Highlighted in Green =
The promoter or presenter may have a charge or fee
(856) 365-4817 for tickets, invitation or further information
EVENT Highlighted in BLUE = Memorial Service

Web-Site www.UnityCommunity.com   E-Mail-  UccUpk@aol.com

This schedule was updated   (December 24, 2016)
SCHEDULED  EVENTS

Scheduled Performances, workshops,
seminars or special EVENTS

2016