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02/02/2015 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
02/10/2015 - 7:00pm to 02/11/2015 - 2:30pm
02/28/2015 - 9:30am to 5:30pm
03/26/2015 - 1:00pm to 03/29/2015 - 1:00pm
04/30/2015 - 8:00am to 05/08/2015 - 8:30pm

THE TWENTY-SIXTH ANNUAL HARAMBEE FESTIVAL

Saturday, February 28, 2015

This festival is one of the largest College-sponsored in the nation.  It is an annual event for the entire family that has plenty of food, music, fun, art, and those hard-to-find merchandise items in the Shopping Village. The KIJIJI Children's Village will feature scientific experiments, virtual classrooms, educational enrichment, and dance lessons.  Other events include bounce houses outside for the children. 

There will be a special presentation from the Benedict College Harambee Festival Family to Dr. David H. Swinton in commemoration of twenty years of dedicated service to Benedict College.

Live stage performances are scheduled throughout the day to include the national award winning Benedict College Gospel Choir and a special appearance by the Harambee Festival Community Choir, and various other performances.  Free Admission.   Call (803) 705-4409 for additional information and to register as a merchandise or food vendor.   
Mays Human Resources Center Arena         9:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M

Health Screenings at the Harambee Festival - Benedict College Health Center - Mather Hall

Prostate Cancer Screening Sight Screening
Diabetes Screening  

These free health screenings are made available by the Benedict College Health Center, Palmetto Health Community Services, and the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Department of Benedict College and Dr. Stewart Darby.  For additional information call Ms. Melinda McCray at (803) 296-3461 or Dr. I. Emenike at (803) 705-4436.

Health screenings, art exhibits, and workshops are free, open to the public, and proceed throughout the day during the HARAMBEE Festival.  This program is one in a series of Events commemorating the Twentieth Anniversary of Dr. David H. Swinton as President of Benedict College.

Mays Human Resources Center Arena

View slides of previous Harambee Festivals

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Event-Date: 
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 9:30am to 5:30pm