If you are looking for some good food to eat that you don’t have to cook come down to Weber Point this Saturday. The smell of meat cooking on an outside grill, sounds of live music, and the squeaks of little children are just the perfect triple effect of a good time to be had Labor Day at 221 N. Center Street. The time to show up and enjoy is Monday, September 2 is 10:00 a.m.
The Black Family Day organization is celebrating its 45th year promoting and fostering the experience of positive family. (http://www.stocktonblackfamilyday.org) When scrolling through their website the photo’s that one sees are of smiling, laughing, dancing and thinking of people of all differing hue’s. Each picture is unique. Each one making the decision to come out and have fun in an atmosphere that embraces each culture in an environment that welcomes the difference.
There will be a free yoga class, vendors selling food and clothing and jewelry, entertainment and a water park for the kids. This year the honoree will be Stockton’s own Mable “Jimi” Choice who has been an educator that has made a difference in our children’s lives. Choice has worked for the Stockton Unified School District for 42 years and recently retired to “refocus” on other aspects of her calling to provide and take care and move and motivate children to strive for excellence.
Gospel music, the mainstay music which through song embodies the experiences positive, negative and hopeful, of black folk; will be heard in the voices of Derrick Hall & Company. The Children’s Pavilion has games, petting zoo, and other activities. There will also be a bookmobile onsite from San Joaquin County Public Library.
Confirmed representatives in attendance on September 2nd are from the offices of Honorable State Senator Cathleen Galgiani, the Honorable Congressman Jerry McNerney, the Honorable State Assemblymember Dr. Susan Talamantes Eggman, and Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva.
This Event is Free and Open to the public.