Funding is made possible impart by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts from a grant to the Burlington  County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Department of Resource Conservation, Division of Parks. 

Wednesdays Nov. 9 - Dec. 17 - Dec. 28
​(no class on Nov. 23)

7:00 - 8:30
Willingboro Public Library 
​220 Willingboro Way
Willingboro, NJ



Learn techniques of three different dance art forms, while getting in a healthy work out as we share stories of fitness, nurturing ourselves and self-empowerment. Students will perform at Willingboro Kwanzaa Festival. (Intergenerational 4th grade up)


  • Hip Hop with Illstyle Peace
  • African with Makeda Kemit
  • Bollywood with Ritu Pandya

​Quilting with Winnie Thomas

​Storytelling with Queen Nur

Family, Fun & Folklife Workshops
2016 Theme: The Art of Self

Students learn the oral and performance skills of storytelling, including how to engage audiences in call and response. Highly interactive workshops filled with family and community values.  Students will perform at the Willingboro Kwanzaa Festival.  Ages 9 to 14.

Celebrate the art of adornment by capturing design techniques in head wrapping and jewelry making.   Adorn in Henna Designs. Learn the elements of aromatherapy by making lotions, body wash and butters to adorn the essence of your inner beauty.   Listen and share stories of beauty and adornment.  (Intergenerational Adults and Youth 13 and up)

Learn how to match blocks to make into one big block. Creating a twenty-block quilt.  Also, create an African Doll Wall hanging quilt. Share stories of becoming twenty and the power of the next generation. For novice and advance quilters. Sewing Machine recommended. Exhibit at Willingboro Kwanzaa Festival (Intergenerational)

Saturdays Nov. 12 - Dec. 17 
10:00 - 2:00
John F. Kennedy Center
429 JFK Way
Willingboro, NJ
Fabric purchases only if needed


Tuesdays & Thursdays Nov. 14 - December 21 (no class week of Nov. 7, or Thanksgiving)  
2:50 - 4:00
Pope John Paul Regional School

Saturday January 14, 2017
11:00 - 1:00
John F. Kennedy Center
429 JFK Way
Willingboro, NJ
Free Entrance

Material/Activity Costs - $5.00-$15.00