Ujima Community Collective Drum Circle

Program Description: We are thrilled to collaborate with Kuumba Dance & Drum Academy and Operation Unite Education and Cultural Arts Center, as part of our Music in the Stacks programming.  Join your neighbors to make music and community!

Date/Time: Sunday August 5 4-5pm

Pre-registration: Suggested but not required

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History & Film Presentation: Rhythm Feet with Operation Unite

teaching_tap4Kuumba Dance and Drum Academy/Operation Unite Education and Cultural Arts Center kick off their Rhythm Feet Part II tap dance program on Saturday, April 4 at 1:30pm at the Library with a family presentation of the history of tap dance. Dance artist, Stefanie Weber, will lead the presentation and offer a tap demonstration. All are welcome. For more information on the complete Rhythm Feet program visit Operation Unite’s event listing on Facebook.

Make Some Noise (Yes, Really!) In The Library!


Come make some beats (and some noise!) in the kids room with us! Kuumba Dance and Drum, a performing arts program of Operation Unite, will be joining us in the kids room on Wednesday, July 17 from 5:30 – 6:30pm. Come learn how to play traditional African music on the drums with us. Children and families of all ages are welcome to help us make some music!

Bengali Celebration for Kids

Join us during Spring Break for a celebration of Bengali heritage with hands-on participation, a children’s story, music, and traditional dress. This special program will be held on Thursday, April 21st, from 3:30-5:30pm, in the library’s Children’s Room.

This program is part of the Cultural Stories and Dance Series, presented by the Kuumba Dance and Drum in collaboration with the Hudson Area Library and supported by Operation Unite, New York and the Columbia County Council on the Arts through the New York State Decentralization Grant.