This month’s highlights from the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center.
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 5 p.m. Pre-Professional Youth Acting. Instructor Aisha Melhem. Designed for those interested in the art of stage or film acting, directing and more. We focus on original collaborative work so that our students grow rich in the experience of ensemble-building through creating their own productions. Ages 7 – 18. $60/month.
Friday, Apr. 21, 6 p.m. Discussion of The Mothers: A Novel by Brit Bennett. Bennett will captivate you with her characters, who are hurting, flawed and trying to navigate the unsteady transition into adulthood. A novel about motherhood, female friendship and finding love with a broken heart, The Mothers tackles heavy circumstances, but the hope of young black women and Bennett’s ability to convey the ferocity of what it means to have a mother, to be a mother, and to want a mother.
Saturday, Apr. 22, 1:30 p.m. Mommy, Daddy, and Me is a parent and children book club that aims to encourage children to read with their parents/guardians and discuss works with others. This offering will be led by Yolanda King, a mom and local children’s book author. April’s book selection is “Dragons and Marshmallows,” written by Asia Citro and illustrated by Marion Lidsay.