Advanced Academic Services is part of the Austin Independent School District. This blog provides information, activities, and events regarding advanced academics and high ability children and teens. Smart without compromise. Potential without limits.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

African American Community Heritage Festival - 2/27/2016

The African American Community Heritage Festival is scheduled for Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Huston-Tillotson University, located at 900 Chicon Street in Austin. The event will feature arts, dance and crafts, a health fair, a kid's zone, food and fun for all. Guests will also have an opportunity to listen to a performance by the former lead R&B singer of Shalamar, successful Billboard Chart soloist, Howard Hewett, national recording artist Chris Hayzel and other talented local entertainers.

This is a free community event, presented in partnership with Representative Dawnna Dukes, Huston-Tillotson University, AT&T, the Austin Area Urban League and the City of Austin; with proceeds going to the Huston-Tillotson Scholarship Fund.