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Oakland's 3rd Annual Pan African Family Reunion

Citizens of the African Diaspora, it’s time to celebrate! Grab your family and friends and join us this Labor Day 9/2/13 for Oakland’s 3rd Annual Pan African Family Reunion at Mosswood Park!

**1st! Send this invitation to your family and friends by clicking the “invite friends” link in the upper right corner of this invite.

**2nd! Make a donation! This is a free event made possible by your donations. No donation is too big or small. Drop $5, $10, or even $100 in the pot. Every penny counts!

Donation link:

**3rd! Volunteer! Sign up to set up, maintain, breakdown, donate supplies or make a side dish.

Volunteer link:

**4th! If you can’t afford to donate and don’t have the energy to volunteer, Please don’t! This is a day to unplug, unwind and celebrate. Please, bring a blanket, lawn chair, friends and family or come solo. Just come to relax and enjoy the good times with good people!

We’re doing it family reunion style with music, dancing, live art, food, games, performances, a sunset dance and drum session and a movie in the park!

Brief description of the day:

**Yoga and meditation! 10am in the meadow

**Breakfast! 11am for volunteers

**Music! Delivered by the Bay's best DJs throughout the day covering our favorite genres: Jazz, Gospel, Roots Reggae, House, Hip Hop, Soul, R&B, Caribbean, Brazilian and African

**Games! Starting at 1pm! Musical Chairs, Potato Sack race, Dizzy Bat race and more!

**Live Art! The Black Diamond Shining Crew is going to bless us with Live Art on the lawn!

**Performances! Capoeira, Afro Cuban Salsa, Congolese dance and drums!

**Free Food! BBQ lunch served from 1pm-4pm!

**Kids Zone! Huge bounce house, face painting, games, art, smoothies, snow cones, popcorn and more!

**Movie Night! Free popcorn and hot cocoa as we watch “Coming to America” on the big outdoor screen! (Rated-R Parental guidance suggested)

We've thought long and hard about how to bring our community together and give you as much fun and entertainment as we can in one day and I think we've done a great job. We look forward to seeing you Labor Day!"

Your humble servants,

The Afrocentric Oakland Crew!

Suggestions for the day:

Bring a blanket, chair, sun hat, glasses, sun block, camera, flash light and a warm coat for the 8:30pm movie

A few fun pictures and videos from last year's event! Check them out!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Is anyone having a fight party on Saturday (Sept 14th)

    September 11, 2013

  • Lakeisha

    Im here now...set up a spot under a tree...its not packed yet. Getting some gumbo

    September 2, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Do you have a balloon up or a contact number I'm here but can't find the group

      September 2, 2013

    • Lakeisha

      Sorry son got fussy and I ended leaving at 3:30

      September 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Do you have a balloon up I'm here as well with my friend

    September 2, 2013

  • Lakeisha

    I just parked...heading over

    September 2, 2013

  • Lakeisha

    I'm so excited to attend. I'm not getting there until 1ish but I encourage folks to get there early, bring picnic stuff (water, blanket, snacks, etc) and be prepared for a crowd. I hope to see you there!

    September 2, 2013

  • Chelle

    I attended last year and had a blast! Looking toward to being in community once again.

    August 30, 2013

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