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Live Event for Cedar Lane Congo Kids (AMCAV)

Live Event for Cedar Lane Congo Kids (AMCAV)

Rwenena_WEB-RES_portrait_for_cover-1721Village to Village: One Woman’s Journey from Cedar Lane, Bethesda; to Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Friday evening, October 18, 7 PM      

Cedar Lane UU Church, Bethesda


A harambee* fundraiser for Cedar Lane Congo Kids

Please join us for a night of African storytelling, music, and crafts in celebration of Cedar Lane’s relief efforts in DR Congo.

Annette Scarpitta will share her multimedia story from 7th-grade religious educator and social justice innovator to her field visit in DR Congo


  • Ghanaian traditional linguist/storyteller Sonia Amo-Akonnor
  • Traditional djembe drumming by Chris Mauro
  • African jewelry and crafts from DR Congo, Kenya, and Uganda
  • Traditional African food

Free admission. Donations for Congo Kids education program welcome.

Cash and checks accepted. Sorry, no credit cards. Can’t make it? Contribute to the project via

Older children are welcome; no child care will be provided for younger kids.

*Swahili for coming together in unity        


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