august, 2023

12aug(aug 12)10:30 am(aug 12)10:30 amKanKouran West African Dance CompanyLocation(s):White Oak


Event Details

Traditional West African dance, drumming, history, and culture. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, Montgomery County.

Space is limited; free tickets required, available at the Circulation desk 30 minutes before the event. One ticket per person, while supplies last.

Traditional African dance and drum ceremonies and celebrations, adapted for all-age audiences, communicate the rich and complex history and culture of West Africa. KanKouran West African Dance Company’s technical prowess, energy and grace entertain and move audiences everywhere.

This is a summertime program for children of all ages and their families.

Looking for something to do until this program? Sign up for the library’s Summer Reading Challenge! Preregistration begins May 15. Log activities from June 17 – August 31, 2023.

Take a look at these resources for kids using your library card. Don’t have a card right now? No worries!  Find out how to Get a Library Card.

TumbleBooks – books that read themselves

Kanopy Kids– videos and animated books

BookFlix – animated stories

Explora Educators, Explora Primary School – education resources

Accommodation Requests

People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing should request English-language captioning or sign-language interpretation at least five days before the library-sponsored program they plan to attend. Contact the Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at 240-777-0002 with all other accommodation requests.


(Saturday) 10:30 am - 11:30 am EST


White Oak Library

11701 New Hampshire Ave Silver Spring, MD 20904

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