Belle Glade Sun

Seniors trip to museum won rave reviews

 

Special to The Sun/Nancy Smith, Jacqueline Radcliffe and Center Manager Willie A. Miller Jr.

Seniors from the West County Senior Center traveled to the Norton Museum of Art on Saturday, Feb. 24, where they met up with Seniors from South County and Jupiter. The groups participated in the Norton’s Black History Family Day. They took part in guided tours of works by African American artists, had historical discussions led by author Everee Jimerson Clarke on the county’s first Black community, the Styx and Pleasant City. The festivities also included live music from a Hip Hop artists, Tribunal Rhythms from Barton Elementary School students. The Seniors parting activity was a theatrical performance by actress Deltoiya Goodman portraying Zora Neale Hurston, Sojournor Truth, Clementine Hunter and Fannie Lou Hamer in “Ain’t I A Woman.” Seniors eagerly await the next outing. This excursion received rave reviews.