The Garvey School/Egun Omode Shule

Where African Culture Is Practiced

Updates

2016-17 School begins in September. 14 years of educational independence. Free to determine our own direction and destiny! The spirit of Marcus Mosiah Garvey lives forever!

 

Mark your calendars. Egun Omode is hosting a FREE market day and concert on August 27. The market will open at 12 pm with vendors and other activities for children and families. The concert will be from 6 pm-10 pm @The Garvey School, 102 Taylor St. For vending and other information, contact Baye Kemit @ 609-792-9038.

 

The Garvey School has just returned from a 15-day tour of Ghana, West Africa. Just us on our next Sankoja to Ghana tour. December 27, 2016-January 7, 2017. 12 days of travel, fun, cultural tours, national park visit, beach, El Mina slave dungeon, shopping markets, and so much more. For more information, email bayekmt@gmail.com. Check back for our Sankofa to Ghana tour, Aug. 2017.

 

Our summer enrichment program, Bakari, returns this year with a new theme, "Culture is Key." Registration is open. Dates are July 5-August 5. We are accepting children ages 4-13.  Hours are 9 am-4 pm.

 

Our daycare, Watoto Village (located on site), has openings for infants - 5 year olds. Our newly renovated classroom is open to 3-5 year olds. Potty training, academic instruction, and a safe environment. We accept Child Care Connections and other subsidies. For inquiries, contact us at (609) 571-1855.

 

For any information, contact Baye Kemit @ bayekmt@gmail.com.

 

Performances:

Click to buy DVDs and the Soundtracks, plus view videos and photos from previous performances:

tellingList of our West African Productions: The Journey (May, 2012), 5 Pumpkin Seeds (May, 2013), The Cowtail Switch (Dec, 2013), & Look For Me In The Whirlwind (Dec, 2014). Our current touring production is "The Tellings of the Trees", a play written, directed and produced by Makeda Kemit. Tour dates: Newark 12.4.15, Trenton 12.11-12.12.15, Philadelphia 2.19.16, Richmond 4.22-23.16. Stay tuned for more cities and dates. 

Purchase tickets for "The Telling of The Trees" live on February 19, 2016 - click here

 

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Activities:

West African Children's Dance Class: Class begins in August. Every Friday. Children ages 3-6 is from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Children 5 and up is from 5:00pm-6:00pm. Classes are $40 per month.

West African Drum Class: Will start again on September 10, 2016. 11am-12:30pm at 102 Taylor St. Classes are $10. We have drums available.

Egun Omode FREE Concert: August 27, 2016. Market begins at 12 pm. Concert 6 pm-10 pm.        

Contact Bayekmt@gmail.com for any information.

 


Herman and Constance English. We love you and pledge to keep your lives and legacy strong for many years to come.

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