|Celebrate Haitian Heritage Month – May 6 to 12|
|Friday, 04 May 2012 11:20|
May is finally here, as South Florida gathers to celebrate Haitian heritage in honor of Haitian Heritage Month. Keep track of your favorite festivities for next week below.
Sunday, May 6
Women in Production
Miami Beach Convention Center will host the second day of the 2012 Women in Production trade and retail showcase, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The showcase will display the best products and services from Haiti's top women entrepreneurs and artisans, including limited-edition series in home décor, fashion and accessories, natural herbal cosmetics, and spa and wellness products.
Wednesday, May 9
Stories from Haiti/Contes d'Haiti
Every Wednesday in May, the North Miami Public Library will host "Stories from Haiti," from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call 305-891-5535 for more information.
Saturday, May 12
"Natif" art exhibit opening at the Haitian Heritage Museum
The Haitian Heritage Museum will host an opening reception for the launch of their exhibit, "Natif," displaying the museum's private collection from the Primitive Art Movement. The reception is from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Haitian Heritage Museum on 4141 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 105C, in Miami. Call (305) 371-5988 for more information.
West Palm Beach
Tuesday, May 8
Krik Krak: Haitian Stories with Maude Heurtelou
Haitian-American writer and children's author, Maude Heurtelou, will host the "Krik Krak" Haitian stories reading series at the Palm Beach County Lantana Road Library Branch in Lake Worth, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 561-304-4500.
Saturday, May 12
Krik Krak: Haitian stories with Maude Heutelou
Haitian-American writer and children's author, Maude Heurtelou, will continue her "Krik Krak" Haitian stories reading series at the Palm Beach County Clarence Anthony Library in South Bay, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 561-992-8393.