Allegan County Great Start Collaborative offers FREE books and activities for families!

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FREE books and activities for families!
Pack the kids into the wagon or stroller and roll on over the Roll & Read Event!
We will walk, hop, skip and/or roll around the track- stopping along the way to hear stories read by Community Helpers and Partners!

Where: Allegan Public Schools Field House
Behind the Middle School – 3300 W. 115th Ave, Allegan, MI
Date: April 30, 2019
Time: 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Reading and Activities
6:45-7:30 p.m. Rockin’ with BenJammin

For more information: call 269-512-7747 or 269-512-7738

Musical performance by BenJammin sponsored by
Community Action of Allegan County Head Start & Early Head Start

THIS DAY IN HISTORY Apr. 8, 1911: Banner Mine Explosion

Workers at Banner Mine. Source: Birmingham Public Library Archives

#tdih 1911, Alabama Banner Mine explosion killed 128 men, almost all African Americans, arrested for petty “crimes” and forced to work under convict leasing. They were effectively sentenced to enslavement and death. #SlaverybyAnotherName #teachoutsidetextbook

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