Events for September 26, 2021

All Day

Wild Goose Chase Virtual Women’s Bicycle Ride

Blackwater Wildlife Refuge 2145 Key Wallace Drive, Cambridge

The annual Wild Goose Chase will be a virtual event this year with the hope that the traditional ride at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge will return next year. As always, all money raised from this years ride will benefit Blackwater NWR

Virtual Ride Guidelines:

-Registration is $30

-Participants must complete their rides between September 11 and September 18, 2021

-Rides can be any distance and may take place anywhere that is safe to ride; Even in the comfort of your own home on a stationary bike. (If you register before 7/1, you will receive a WGC t-shirt that will be mailed around 9/1)

More info here!


Day of Resilience

Downtown Cambridge High St & Poplar St, Cambridge

The Third Annual Day of Resilience on Sept. 11 will commemorate the theme, “Honoring our Ancestors by Reconnecting with Our Roots," and feature Ambassador Sidique Wai of Sierra Leone as the keynote speaker during a Town Hall Meeting on Africa.

The Day of Resilience was first held in 2019 in Cambridge to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

On Saturday, Global Sustainable Partnerships will sponsor free health screenings for COVID, diabetes and HIV. Habitat for Humanity will host a community visioning session for the revitalization of the Harriet Tubman mural viewing area. Vendors will be in Cannery Way throughout Saturday. There will be an outdoor fashion show at the Black Lives Matter Mural by Sierra Leone fashion designer Fatamata Koroma, followed by Jazz at the Harriet Tubman “Take My Hand” Mural with artist Reggie Upshaw.

For more information about the Day of Resilience or how to contribute to the Harriet Tubman Sculpture fundraiser, visit the Alpha Genesis website


Harriet Tubman Live Music Series

Harriet Tubman Museum & Educational Center 424 Race St, Cambridge

The Harriet Tubman Museum & Educational Center continues its live music series with vocalist Reggie Upshaw and TKQ performing outdoors (weather permitting.) Reggie’s voice will transcend you as he performs your favorite jazz, blues, gospel and Brazilian tunes

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