6500 S. Racine Ave.
Chicago, IL 60636
Kids can learn capoeira, the martial art that has given a force to the oppressed, as part of a Juneteenth celebration. Capoeira is an African diasporic martial art that integrates kicks, acrobatics and music. Historically, capoeira has helped arm people with a tool to defend their family and community. It has served as a method to provide camaraderie and support within the community. In-person class is limited to eight to maintain social distancing; entries for the virtual class will receive a link.
Event Cost: Free.
Event Times: 11 a.m. virtual, noon in-person.
Age recommendation: Early Elementary (K-3), Late Elementary (4-5), Preschool