On Feb. 28, Monroe County Community College will host a children's show that explores noted scientists, groundbreakers and entrepreneurs from Black History.
The show, George Washington Carver and Friends, will begin at 7 p.m. in the La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater on MCCC’s Main Campus at 1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe.
It is recommended for children Pre-K through the fifth grade. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at monroeccc.edu/GWCarver.
George Washington Carver and Friends gives students a fast-paced and accessible introduction to many influential black Americans who have shaped the nation over the last 150 years. The lives and accomplishments of Booker T. Washington, Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, Madame C.J. Walker and other famous leaders are brought to life in this empowering production.
About Monroe County Community College
Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition. The college’s mission is to enrich lives in the community by providing opportunity through student-focused, affordable, quality higher education and other learning experiences. The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit. The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave., Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border. Detailed information about MCCC is available at www.monroeccc.edu.
About the La-Z-Boy Center and Meyer Theater at Monroe County Community College
MCCC’s 52,000-square-foot La-Z-Boy Center provides exciting opportunities for students and the community and is flexible enough to respond to three equally important needs – cultural arts programming, customized training for business and industry, and unparalleled space for community activities and conferences. By virtue of its technical attributes and scaled size, the 575-seat Meyer Theater within the La-Z-Boy Center permits for a broad range of performances. The La-Z-Boy Center has strengthened MCCC as a focal point for major community events and conferences and affirmed the college as a well-defined community resource where people expect and look forward to experiencing high-quality educational and cultural enrichment. For more information on the La-Z-Boy Center, please go to monroeccc.edu/theater.