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“History and Culture Day” to Highlight Darnell Senior Facility’s 12th Anniversary Celebration
“History and Culture Day” to Highlight Darnell Senior Facility’s 12th Anniversary Celebration

On Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., Georgia artist Malaika Favorite will re-introduce her “Studies in Black History, 1999” as a part of History and Culture Day at the Harriett G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility, 677 Fairburn Road, N.W. Atlanta.

Introduced by the Fulton County Public Art Commission in 1999 for the opening of the Facility, the collection includes 28 mixed-media paintings reflecting the life stories of the people and places within the surrounding community.

“History and Culture Day” is a part of a week-long celebration of the 12th Anniversary of the Harriett G. Darnell Senior Facility. The celebration will open on Monday, December 5, featuring the Darnell Facility Chorus in concert. On Tuesday, December 6, “History and Culture Day”, Ms. Favorite will also conduct a workshop “Memory Collage: A Keepsake to Give to Others” in coordination with the Department of Arts and Culture. The 12th Anniversary Celebration Ball will be held Friday, December 9, 2011 at 7:00 P.M.

The Harriett G. Darnell Senior Facility, one of four county-operated multipurpose facilities has 3,000 registered participants and provides a variety of social, educational and physical services to 250-300 Fulton County residents each day. Other multipurpose facilities are Dorothy C. Benson, Sandy Springs, HJC Bowden, East Point and Helene S. Mills, Central Fulton/Atlanta. For more information, contact the Harriett G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility at (404)699-8580.