EVENTS & GROUPS

  • Dock Open Mic - Every Tue. 8-10p $5 Cover
  • Family Time: Story Time & Pizza Party - Monthly
  • Night Women Book Club - 1st Sat 3-5p - Jan 5, Feb 2, Mar 2, April 6, May 4, Jun 1
  • Men's Book Club - 4th Thu 7-9p - Jan 24, Feb 28, Mar 28, April 25, May 23, Jun 27
  • Sankofa Moment - Monthly
 
Sat. Jan 5 - Night Women Book Club, 3-5p.
Tue. Jan. 8 - Happy New Year! Dock Open Mic 2019 Season Begins. $5 Cover 
Sat. Jan. 12 - Breaking the Cycle Parent Mingle, 5-7p 
Sun. Jan. 13 - Sankofa Sundays: Master Teacher Series, 3-5p 
Thu. Jan. 17 - New Year Business Mixer presented by Concerned Citizen Local Organizing Committee, 7-9p 
Sat. Jan. 19 - U Lit Teen Open Mic, 3-5p 
Mon. Jan. 21 - MLK Day at The Dock 
  • 2-4p Film & Talkback: I Am MLK Jr. 
  • 4-6p Children Story Time: If You Were A Kid During the Civil Rights Movement 
  • 6-8p Community Conversation: Where Do We Go From Here? 
Thu. Jan 24 - Men's Book Club, 7-9p 
Sat. Jan. 26 - Get That Book Published Lunch and Learn 12-2p 
Sat. Feb. 2 - Sip and Slay Make Up Seminar, 11a-2p Cost
Sat. Feb. 2 - Night Women Book Club, 3-5p 
Thu. Feb. 7 - LOC Planning Meeting, 7-8p 
Sun. Feb. 10 -Sankofa Sundays: Master Teacher Series, 3-5p
Thu. Feb. 14 - Power of Love, 7-9p $10pp
Sat. Feb. 16 - Black History Knowledge Bowl, 11a-3p
Sat. Feb. 23 - Black History Celebration: African American Read-In 1-4p
Sun. Feb. 24 - African Drum and Dance Class. Free 3-5p
 

MORE EVENTS (IN ADDITION TO UPCOMING EVENTS ON HOME PAGE)

Power of Love
Thu. Feb. 14
7-9 PM at The Dock
An evening of Poetry, Spoken Word, Music and Dinner. Cost

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Black History Knowledge Bowl
Sat. Feb. 16
11a-3p at The Dock
Learn Black History. Win cash prize. Fun family event. 

Black History Celebration-
African American Read-In
Sat. Feb. 23 
12-4 PM at The Dock
Storytellers, drumming & more!
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Upcoming Events


CELEBRATING THE LIFE & LEGACY OF Dr. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
MLK DAY AT THE DOCK
MON. JANUARY 21, 2019 

CHILDREN STORY TIME & PIZZA PARTY
2-4 PM
BOOK READ: If You Were a Kid During the Civil Rights Movement
by Gwendolyn Hooks
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FILM SHOWING & TALKBACK
4-6 PM
FILM: I AM MLK JR
"I Am MLK Jr." tells the story and celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from an engaging contemporary perspective structured around seminal events of the Civil Rights Movement.
PANEL- COMMUNITY CONVERSATION
6-8 PM
TOPIC: Where Do We Go From Here
Join other concerned citizens in addressing issues facing the African American Community and determining.....Where do we go from here in 2019

U LIT TEEN OPEN MIC 
Saturday Jan 19 - 3 PM at The Dock
Teen Open Mic !!
Come support the youth! To RSVP or For more info call 469.528.0224  
RSVP

Concerned Citizens Local Organizing Committee
Presents NEW YEAR UNITY BUSINESS MIXER
THU. JAN. 17th 7-9 PM @ THE DOCK
Black businesses and professionals are invited to come and share! Bring business cards/flyers
The Community is invited to come, learn and support.Free Event. Presented by the Concerned Citizens Local Organizing Committee.

GET THAT BOOK PUBLISHED LUNCH AND LEARN 
Saturday January 26 ~ 12 noon - 2 PM @ The Dock
Whether it's a fictional novel, a guide book, or a manuscript - get that book published! Come learn and let us help you accomplished one of your goals for 2019!
Cost $10.  RSVP 

MEN'S BOOK CLUB
THU. JAN 24 - 7 PM @ THE DOCK
Book Discussion:What it Means When a Man Falls From The Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah
RSVP 

BOOK & AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT

FIRST LADY OR NOT BY GABRIELLE BEASLEY
$15.00
 

ABOUT BOOK: There wasn't a sweet sixteen for Crystal like most girls her age. It was bitter-sweet as she waddled around alone, pregnant, and confused. Fast-forward twenty years and Crystal is still trying to right a wrong that she shouldn't have had to fix.Determined to emend her past misfortunes, Crystal runs to the church. But instead of making God her savior, she seeks her salvation from Marcus Powers, co-pastor of Freewill Baptist Church. Marcus is the love of her life and the very vehicle that will drive her to becoming a First Lady. A title she has wanted to own for most of her life. What Crystal fails to understand is that it will take more than being married to Marcus to make her a First Lady. If Crystal doesn't learn to un-blur the lines of her faith and flesh, she'll lose way more than just her self-worth.

ABOUT AUTHOR: Gabrielle Beasley is a Screenwriter and Playwright. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Radio, Television and Film Broadcasting from the University of North Texas. She's worked as an Associate Producer and currently is the CEO of the faith-based production company, Potluck Film Productions, in Dallas, TX. Gabrielle also volunteers in the Drama Ministry at the Potter's House church in Dallas, TX as a writer and stage manager. In 2014, she produced the stage play First Lady or Not and is currently turning this stage production into a film.