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2017 SCHEDULE

This schedule was updated   (September 8, 2017)

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
2017

DATE

SCHEDULED EVENTS

Please Check This Schedule Every Week for Up-Dates

 

 

January 7, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT-FEE

UAD- at CARVER CENTER, 40 Fowler St., Trenton, NJ 08618
3pm to 8pm  /  (UHURU VILLAGE KWANZAA CELEBRATION)
CALL (609) 332-4690 for tickets $20 with Professor James Smalls
Contact- Amefica Sababu-
February 1, 2017
Wednesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Chichester Middle School,
925 Meetinghouse Road, Boothwyn, Pennsylvania 19061
(12:30pm & 1:15pm)  /  (Black History Month School Assembly)
Contact: Ms. Stacie Harey-
February 3, 2017
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Whitemarsh Elementary,
4120 Joshua Road, Lafayette Hill, Pa. 19444
(2pm)  /  (Black History Month Assembly)
Contact: Ms. Stephanie Levin-
February 4, 2017
Saturday

Public Event- FEE

UAD- Garden State Discovery,
2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
1:00 p.m(Annual Children Series)
Contact: Lauren Mason- 856- 424-1233 ext. 312
Roree Iris-Williams- Executive Museum Director
Kelly Lyons- Museum Director
February 4, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Willingboro Public Library (Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.)
220 Willingboro Parkway, Willingboro, NJ, 08046
130 North to Van Schiver, Make a right, another quick right onto Campbell
Street to Willingboro Town Center, Willingboro, NJ 08046
(2:45pm)  /  (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Janet Adams-
February 5, 2017
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Small Troupe- at CHRIST THE KING EPISCOPAL CHURCH,
40 Charleston Avenue, Willingboro, NJ 08046
(9:45am)  /  (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Dee Spencer-
February 6, 2017
Monday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Lindenwold Middle School,
40 White Horse Avenue, Lindenwold, NJ 08021
(9am & 10am)  /  (BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM)
Contact: Ayeesha Gantt-
February 8, 2017
Wednesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Lindenwold High School,
550 Chews Landing Road, Lindenwold, NJ 08021 / (9am & 10am)
801 Egg Harbor Road, Lindenwold, NJ 08021 /  (12:45pm & 2pm)
(BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM)
Contact: Lindenwold Board of Education-
February 9, 2017
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- KENDERTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL,
1500 Ontario Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19140
(1:15pm & 2:00pm)   /   (Black History Month School Assembly)
Contact: Principal, Ms. R. Victoria Johnson-Pressley
February 10, 2017
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Pennsauken Intermediate School,
8125 Park Avenue, Pennsauken, NJ 08109
(8:30am)  /  (SCHOOL ASSEMBLY PROGRAM)
Contact: Martha Shukdinas-
February 10, 2017
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Winslow Township High School,
200 Coopers Folly Road, Atco, NJ 08004
(12:30pm)  /  (Black History Month Assembly)
Contact: Christopher D. Chambers-
February 11, 2017
Saturday

Public Event

UAD- Neptune Township Municipal Office
55 Neptune Blvd, Neptune, NJ 07753 / Lake Performing Arts Center)
(11am)  (Black History Month Event)
Contact: Roberta Grace & Teretha Jones-
February 13, 2017
Monday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- KATZ BUILDING (PROMISE ACADEMY)
1725 Park Blvd., Camden, NJ 08103
(9:30am)    /   (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Tishara Landi
February 13, 2017
Monday

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 14, 2017
Tuesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- NEWARK PUBLIC LIBRARY,  http://npl.org/
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
(6pm)   /   (BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM)
Contact: Celeste Bateman- www.celestebateman.com

February 15, 2017
Wednesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- (Adult Troupe ONLY) at ANCORA PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL,
301 Spring Garden Road, Winslow, NJ 08037
(5pm)   /   (Black History Month Program)
 Contact: Ms. Rena Butler & Corrine Ross--

February 16, 2017
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at JOHN BARTRAM HIGH SCHOOL,
2401 S. 67th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19142
(9:30am)   /   (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Principal Damond Warren-

February 17, 2017
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Abraham Lincoln High School,
60 Crescent Avenue, Jersey City 07304
(1:30pm)     /     (BLACK HISTORY MONTH SCHOOL ASSEMBLY)
Contact: Ms. Georgia Coleman, Principal Cheryle Richardson-Evans- 

February 18, 2017
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- (Very Small Troupe) at Rowan University (Sabbath Hall)
201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028
(9:30am)  /  (Delta Sigma Theata Event)
Contact: Tishara Landi & Ronsha Dickerson-
February 19, 2017
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- New Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church, Camden, NJ
701 South Spruce Street • Camden, NJ 08103 / 7th & Ramona Gonzalez Streets
(3pm)  /  (Black History Month Program) Pastor Benjamin Carson, Pastor Debra Cassidy-Hammond & Rev. Lenora Golden
Contact: Angel Harbison-
February 21, 2017
Tuesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- James W. Lilley Elementary,
1275 Williamstown Erial Road, Sicklerville, NJ 08081
(9:00am)  /   (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Ms. Neysha Parker-
February 21, 2017
Tuesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Drexel University,
3210 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Creese Student Center (Behrakis Grand Hall)
(12pm)   /   (Black History Month Luncheon)
Contract: Ms. Janeile Johnson, M.Ed-
February 22, 2017
Wednesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Camden Pride Campus (Promise Academy) Camden, NJ
820 Lois Street, Camden, NJ 08104
(10am)     /    (African American History Celebration)
Contact: Tishara Landi-
February 22, 2017
Wednesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Kenderton Elementary School, Philadelphia
1500 Ontario Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19140
(1:15pm & 2:00pm)  /   (BLACK HISTORY MONTH SCHOOL ASSEMBLY)
Contact: Principal, Ms. R. Victoria Johnson-Pressley
February 23, 2017
Thursday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Ann Klein Forensic Center,
1609 Stuyvesant Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08628
(12:30pm)  /  (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Raymond Scott-
February 23, 2017
Thursday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- African American Museum, Philadelphia
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106
(7pm)   /   (DUBOIS DAY)
Contact: Rasheed McDowell, www.icareacademy.org
February 24, 2017
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- NJ Army National Guard (Joint Force Headquarters)
3650 Saylors Pond Road, Fort Dix, NJ 08640
(11:30am)   /   (African American Day Celebration)
Contact: Janelle Atwell SGT, NJARNG GI HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT-

February 24, 2017
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Charles Sumner Elementary School
1600 S. 8th Street, Camden, NJ 08104
(1:30pm)  /  (BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT)
Contact: David Faich-
dfaich@camden.k12.nj.us  

February 24, 2017
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Christlike Ministries,
1520 S. Orchard Road, Vineland, NJ
(7:00pm)  /   (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Apostle dr. Darlene Bryant-
February 25, 2017
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Samson Lodge #66
188 Irvine Turner Blvd., Newark, NJ 07108
(2:30pm)  /   (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Herbert Allen-
February 25, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Carousel House,
4300 Avenue of the Republic, Phila., Pa. 19131
(7pm)   /   (Black History Month Program)
Contact: Erica Young, Phila., Parks & Recreation
February 26, 2017
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Alpha Baptist Church Inc.,  Willingboro, NJ
15 Rose Street, Willingboro, NJ 08046
(3pm to 5pm)   3pm performance  /    (FASHION  & MUSIC SHOW)
Contact:  Ms. Gloria Chestunt-

February 26, 2017
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 / Ms. Evans
Contact: Robert or Wanda Dickerson- (856) 365-4817

February 27, 2017
Monday

PRIVATE EVENT

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

February 27, 2017
Monday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- College of Saint Elizabeth (Saint Joseph Hall Gallery)
2 Convent Road, Morristown, NJ 07960
(6pm)  /  (MULTI-CULTURAL PRESENTATION)
Contact: Naima Ricks, M.Ed, -  

February 28, 2017
Tuesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service
13000 Townsend Road, Philadelphia, Pa. 19154
(1pm)   /   (Crisis in Black Education)
Contact: Monique Wooden-Goodwin-
February 28, 2017
Tuesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Simon Gratz High School, Master Charter
1798 W. Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19140
(1:00pm)  /   (BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM)
Contact: Chade C. Biney-Amissah, M.S. Ed-

March 3, 2017
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Hatch- Camden Big Picture Learning Academy,
1875 Park Blvd., Camden, NJ 08103
(1:30pm)   /   (School Assembly Program)
Contact: Aniecea Williams- 

March 24, 2017
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- at Church of the Advocate
1801 W. Diamond Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
(6:30pm)  (HONORING Ramona Africa, Pam Africa & Monica Moorehead)
Contact:  Tiffany Johnson-Robbins-
April 9, 2017
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UCC ROYAL BRASS BAND-
South Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
(4pm to 6pm)   /  (Warren Oree Jazz Event)
Contact: Warren Oree-
April 15, 2017
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- (Adult Troupe Only)- at- Drexel University,
3210 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Creese Student Center (Behrakis Grand Hall)
(6pm)   /   (Drexel African Students Association Event)
Contract: Anwuli Onyejose-
April 16, 2017
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

April 21, 2017
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- ROSEMONT COLLEGE
1400 Montgomery Avenue, Rosemont, Pennsylvania 19010
(8:00pm)    /   (MULTI-CULTURAL SHOW)
Contact: Carrie Tann-Cooper- 

April 28, 2017
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Upper School at Doane Academy,
350 Riverbank, Burlington, New Jersey 08016
(2pm)  /   (INAUGURAL ARTS DAY)
Contact: George Holeman-
May 6, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Johnson Youth Services Center-
1919 Medary Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19141
(2pm)  /   (Philly Dance and Fitness Expo 2017)
Contact: Darnell Richardson-
May 13, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Germantown Festival,
(12pm to 5pm)    / (GERMANTOWN FESTIVAL)
5591 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
Contact: Trapeta B. Mayson-
May 19, 2017
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT-FEE

UCC- Honoring THE EBONYS at Philadelphia Clef Club
(7pm)   /  (HONORING THE EBONYS)
736 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19146
$50.00 VIP Seating and $45.00 for General Seating - DINNER/SHOW
Contact: Robert  or Wanda Dickerson- (856) 365-4817
May 20, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- (Youth Troupe)- at KIPP LANNING SQUARE PRIMARY
(9am)  /  (CELEBRATION DAY)
525 Clinton Street, Camden, NJ
Contact: Megan Pauley-
May 29, 2017
Monday

PUBLIC EVENT

CANCELLED RAIN- 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-
May 30, 2017
Tuesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UCC PRAISE DANCE- at Community Baptist church
1529 Mt. Ephraim Avenue, Camden, NJ 08104
(6:30pm)  /  (A City-Wide Interfaith-Multi-Ethnic Event)
Contact: Roy Jones-
May 31, 2017
Wednesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Ocean County Community College,
1 College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08753
(8:30am & 10:30am)  /  (NJ State teen Arts Festival)
Contact: Harrison H. Haney-
May 31, 2017
Wednesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD Stiltwalker & UPK Pasha Generals- Youth Troupe-
His & Hers Restaurant, 216 South Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
(6:30pm)  (P.C.O.L. Cultural Committee Juneteenth Social Media Press Party)
Contact: Kofi Asante-
June 3, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at 10th Annual West Park Arts Fest
4231 Avenue of the Republic / N. Concourse Dr., Phila., Pa 19131
MEMORIAL HALL, Fairmount Park / In front of the PLEASE TOUCH MUSEUM
(1pm)   /   (10th Annual West Park Arts Fest)
Contact:
Rhoda Blount & Caitlin Mongan-
June 3, 2017
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 & Caitlin Mongan-
June 4, 2017
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD & UCC PRAISE DANCE-  at Fountain of Live Ministries
312 S. 69th Street, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania 19082
(2pm)    /   (CHURCH 4th YEAR ANNIVERSARY)
Contact: Pastor Favour U. Ehirim Sr.-
June 6, 2017
Tuesday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Liberty Shops at Liberty Place
16th & Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
(11:45am)   /  (Pre ODUNDE FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE)
Contact: Oshunbumi (Bumi) Fernendez- (215) 732-8510
June 9, 2017
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at FOX 29-
330 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106
CORNER of 4th & Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
(9:15am)   /  (Pre ODUNDE FESTIVAL TV PERFORMANCE)
Contact: Oshunbumi (Bumi) Fernendez- (215) 732-8510
June 11, 2017
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD-ODUNDE, Legendary Mama LOIS FERNANDEZ
21s-23rd& South, & 23rd  Grays Ferry Ave., Phila., Pa.
(5:45pm) 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 17, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD, UCC ROYAL BRASS BAND, Nasir and the Renaissance Jazz Messengers and UPK Pasha Generals
at- Philadelphia African American Museum
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106
(12 nooon)  (PHILADELPHIA KENNY GAMBLE JUNETEETH CELEBRATION)
Contact: Kenny Gamble-
June 17, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Chester Memorial Park
2300 W. 7th Street, Chester, Pa. 19013
St. Daniels UMC Church, 315 Edwards St., Chester, Pa.
12pm to 6pm 4:00pm performance / (Juneteenth Celebration)
Contact: Carolyn Payne- (610) 494-1999 / (610) 742-0319 -cell
email: cpayne234@comcast.net
June 22, 2017
Thursday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD (3 drummers and a Stiltwalker)- at Philadelphia City Hall Courtyard
(BROAD STREET NORTH ENTRANCE)
231 City Hall, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107
(7pm to 10pm)  /  (Councilman Curtis Jone's 5th Annual City Hall Iftar Dinner)
Contact: Salima Suswell-
June 24, 2017
Saturday
UAD and Stiltwalker in parade ONLY- at Warwick Road and Charleston Road, Lawnside, NJ / Assemble at 9:00 am
10:00 am (Lawnside Heritage Day Parade / 4th of July Committee)
Contact: Darlene Still- dstill454@verizon.net
June 24, 2017
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Sister Danuniell, - WEDDING CELEBRATION
230 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 / St#3
(7pm)   /   (WEDDING CELEBRATION)
Contact: Sister Danunielle-
June 25, 2017
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at STENTON PARK, 4600 N. 16th Street, (at Courtland Street in Nicetown, Philadelphia, Pa.
Authorize vehicles only entrance- going north on Broad St., to BELFIELD, make a left to Windrim Ave. make a left / Go to Wyoming Ave at 18th St. / go into the entrance on left to park and setup.
12 noon (5:00 p.m.) 7:00pm
(14th Annual Drum Celebration in Tribute to Babatunde Olatunji, Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente, Gil Scott Heron & Baba Robert Crowder)
Contact: Zumbi or Maisha
June 26, 2017
Monday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Philadelphia Masjid (Sister Clara Muhammad)
4700 Wyalusing Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19131
1:30pm to 8pm  (3:45pm)  (Eidul-Fitr Feast & Festivities)
Contact: Brother Faruq-
July 4, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- small troupe with Stiltwalker-City of Plainfield, NJ PARADE
Johnston Avenue and Front Street, Plainfield, New Jersey
(9am - 10am PARADE KICK-OFF)(94th Annual Parade of Plainfield, NJ)
Contact: Laurel Edwards-Clark-
July 7, 2017
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Deron School of New Jersey
130 Grove Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
(10:30am)  /  (MULTICULTRUAL DIVERSITY)
Contact: Angela Durso-
July 8, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Germantown Festival,
(12pm to 5pm)    / (GERMANTOWN FESTIVAL)
5591 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
Contact: Trapeta B. Mayson-
July 9, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- All Wars Memorial Building,
1510 Adriatic Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(4pm to 7pm)  /  (Historical Marker Fundraiser for Doris L. Jones)
Contact: Queen Saud EL-Amin-
July 15, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Saunders Park,
3900 Powelton Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa 19104
11:15pm   /   (LANCASTER AVEUE JAZZ SERIES)
UAD sponsored by the MANN CENTER
Contact: Rhoda Blount & Leo Gadson-
July 15, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Essex County NJ Ethnic Park- Newark, NJ
51 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102
Between 93
Park Place, Rector Street and Broad Street
(4pm)  /   (AFRO BEAT FEST - Honorable Mayor Ras Baraka)
Contact: Linda-

July 15, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Ewing Elk Lodge
42 Decou Avenue, Ewing, NJ 08628
(9:00pm)  8pm to 12  /   (MONTY BROWN EVENT)
Monty Brown-  

July 21, 2017
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD YOUTH TROUPE- at Johnson Childcare Center Summer Camp
1919 Medary Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19141
(12noon)  /  (SUMMER CAMP)
Contact: Darnell Richardson, Dave and Elain
July 22, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Camden Water Front
1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08102
(5:45pm)   /   (S.J. Caribbean 17th Annual Festival)
Contact: Kyle Herbert in honor of her father Nkem Tshombe
July 22, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Double Tree Philadelphia West,
640 Fountain Road, Plymouth Meeting, Pa. 19462
(8:30pm)  /  (Atkins Family Reunion)
Contact: James Dickerson-
July 23, 2017
Saturday

PRIVATE EVENT

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

(3:30pm)
(D Zert Club
(Africa- Motherland Trip / Bon voyage Program)
Contact: Ali Salahuddin & wife Sister Helen-
July 27, 2017
Thursday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD YOUTH TROUPE-  at Johnson Childcare Center & Danse4Ever, Phila.
6000 Old York Road,  Philadelphia, Pa. 19141
(6pm)  /  (Community Day Movie Night & Performances)
Contact: Darnell Richards, Dave and Elaine-
July 28, 2017
Friday

PRIVATE EVENT

UPK PASHA GENERALS DRILL TEAM- Sheraton Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa.
201 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103
WILBERFORCE UNIVERSITY NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
(8:30am)  /  (Welcome to Philadelphia to all the WUAA Alumni)
Contact: Perry Thomas & Marvin D. Morrison
August 2, 2017
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

August 5, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

 UAD- at Malcolm X Park,
5150 Pine Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19143
(10am)    /    (AFRAKAN INDEPENDCE DAY - PARADE)
(In Memory of Bro. Ahmed Akil Tahir / The Pearl of Africa)

Contact:  Obawajumi Owolafia Olayinka- (215) 748-5329

August 5, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Universal African Festival in Asbury Park
SPRINGWOOD AVENUE PARK,
126 Atkins Avenue (off of Springwood Avenue), Asbury Park 07712
(2pm to 2:40pm)  /   (Universal African Festival in Asbury Park)
Contact: Bibi Bennett-

August 5, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

 UAD- at Malcolm X Park,
5150 Pine Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19143
(5pm)    /    (AFRAKAN INDEPENDCE DAY)
(In Memory of Bro. Ahmed Akil Tahir / The Pearl of Africa)

Contact:  Obawajumi Owolafia Olayinka- (215) 748-5329

August 6, 2017
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

 UAD & 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 10, 2017
Thursday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Infamous Unstoppables Annual Day Parade & Festival, Lancaster, PA
466 Rockland Street, Lancaster, Pa. 17602-4212
(8:45pm)  /  (Infamous Unstoppables Annual Day Parade & Festival)
CRISPUS ATTUCKS COMMUNITY CENTER
Contact: V. Derek Smith-

August 12, 2017
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 18, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

 

UAD- Queen Mother Lois Fernandez Celebration of Life
Sunrise: April 27, 2017 /  Sunset: August 13, 2017
at Universal Audenried High School, 3301 Tasker St., Philadelphia Pa. 19145
(CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF QUEEN MOTHER LOIS FERNANDEZ)
Viewing- 8am to 10am
Service- 10am to 11am
Contact: Bumi Fernandez- www.odunde365.org
August 19, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at the Philadelphia Zoo
3400 Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104
9am to 12 noon  (11:00am) /  (ECHOES OF AFRICA)
Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell
Contact: Belinda Church, Stan Straughter & Youma Ba-Sylas-
August 19, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at VERNON PARK, 5818 Germantown Ave., Phila. Pa., 19144
Park Auto Entrance on left of 5806 Greene Street, Phila. Pa. 19144
3:00pm   (Honoring)
Contact:  Supreme Dow- http://www.blackwritersmuseum.org/
August 19, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD & UCC ROYAL BRASS BAND- at the famous MANN of the Performing Arts
5201 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19131
(MANN SUPER SOLAR STAURDAY)
(12 NOON)- UCC ROYAL BRASS BAND
(5:00PM) - Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble
Contact: Ms. Rhoda Blount, Maggie Bond-
August 26, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Hub City Sounds 2nd Annual Caribbean Festival,
BOYD PARK, Memorial Parkway
57 US Highway 1, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901
1pm to 4pm  (2:30pm)  /  (Hub City Sounds Annual Caribbean Festival)
Contact: Tracey O'Reggio Clark-
September 1, 2017
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at Philadelphia Masjid (Sister Clara Muhammad)
4700 Wyalusing Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19131
1:30pm to 8pm  (3:45pm)  (Eid AL Adha  / A Celebration For the Community)
Contact: Brother Faruq-
September 7, 2017
Thursday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- One Drummer & Stiltwalker-  Wannamaker Building, Philadelphia, Pa.
100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia, Pa.
Corner of 13th & Market Street
(5pm)(World Heritage City Celebration at the Crystal Tea Room)
Contact: Warren Oree-  Life Line Music Coalition
September 9, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- two female drummers ONLY- at BARBER'S HALL
1402 W. Oxford Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19121
(3pm)  /  (HOME GOING SERVICES for David Barnes DAUGHTER FLORENCE)
Contact:  David Barnes WURD Radio-

September 10, 2017
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

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

September 16, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD & UCC ROYAL BRASS BAND- 15th & South St., Philadelphia, Pa.
15th & South Streets, Philadelphia, Pa.
(2pm)- UCC ROYAL BRASS BAND (Philadelphia United Jazz Festival)
(3pm)- Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble
Contact: Warren Oree-  Life Line Music Coalition
September 17, 2017
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- Wedding for Sheila Sallas-Mensah in Felton Delaware
1683 Peach Basket Road, Felton Delaware 19943
(5:00pm)  /  (WEDDING CELEBRATION for Sheila Sallas-Mensah)
Contact: Maria Williams-
September 22, 2017
Friday

PUBLIC EVENT-FEE

UCC Founders Robert & Wanda Dickerson honors at Karima Banquet Hall,
1928 W. Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19140
(6pm)  /  (BLACK LOVE MATTTERS DINNER)
Contact: Jihad Ahmed-
September 23, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- Universal Audenried Charter High School, Philadelphia, Pa.
3301 Tasker Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19145
(11am)  /  (EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE, Minister Nuri Muhammad)
Contact: Jihad Ahmed
September 30, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT- FEE

UAD- at UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS
320 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102
(5:30pm)  /  (VITA SAANA BANQUET)
Contact: Mwanzo Mwalimu Umeme JC-

October 7, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

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

October 7, 2017
Saturday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- 3rd Annual Pennsauken Harvest Festival 
Pennsauken Recreation Complex
6809 Westfield Avenue, Pennsauken, NJ 08110
11am to 5pm  (4:15pm) / (Pennsauken Harvest Festival)
Contact: David Benjamin-

October 24, 2017
Tuesday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, 19107
(9am)  (POLICE ALL OVER AMERICA CELEBRATION)
Contact: Mr. Joel Dales, Philadelphia Officer Inspector-

November 12, 2017
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at NEWARK MUSEUM, Newark NJ
49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
12 noon (3pm to 4pm) /(Celebrating African Art Reinstallation / Cultural Body)
Contact: Peter "Souleo" Wright-

November 16, 2017
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT

UAD- at NEWARK MUSEUM, Newark NJ
49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
6pm  (7pm to 8pm)  /  (Celebrating African Art Reinstallation/ Body Eclectic)
Contact: Peter "Souleo" Wright-

 

 

October 29, 2017
Sunday

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 34 YEARS OF NON-STOP COMMUNITY SERVICE

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

THE MOST ACCOMPLISHED (AWARD-WINNING)
PERFORMING ARTS ORGANIZATIONS 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

November 11, 2017
Saturday

PRIVATE 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 12, 2017
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT-FEE

UAD- at NEWARK MUSEUM, Newark, NJ
49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
(12:30pm)  /  (THE CULTURAL BODY CELEBRATION)
Contact: Peter "Souleo" Wright-
November 16, 2017
Sunday

PUBLIC EVENT-FEE

UAD- at NEWARK MUSEUM, Newark, NJ
49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
(3pm)  /  (THE BODY ECLECTIC CELEBRATION)
Contact: Peter "Souleo" Wright-
December 17, 2017
Sunday

PRIVATE EVENT

UAD- at Grand Prospects Hall, New York, NY
263 Prospect Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11215
(4pm)(JESUS CHRIST BIRTHDAY PARTY INC.-  Sanctifier Inc)
Contact: Dr. Joy E. Azuaru Pastor-

 

 

 

 

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   (September 8, 2017)
SCHEDULED  EVENTS

Scheduled Performances, workshops,
seminars or special EVENTS

2017