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Community Celebration Honoring Helen Toland

Community Celebration Honoring Helen Toland (all ages)

Hosted by Charlotte Fuller and Keith Brantley

Saturday, May 28, 2 to 4 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

West Las Vegas Library Theatre, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd., 702-507-3989.

Join in this community gathering celebrating Mrs. Helen Toland, Clark County School District’s first African-American female principal. To be shared in the oral African griot tradition, hear the historic retelling of Toland’s dedicated life in the field of education focusing on children’s literacy, both in America and on the African continent. Cosponsored by the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, The Sam L. Smith Educational Foundation, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the Helen Toland Education Foundation. For more information, call the West Las Vegas Arts Center at 702-229-4800 or visit www.artslasvegas.org.