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Reaching for the Stars to host black history program

Reaching for the Stars Learning Center will hold a celebration of Black History Month this Saturday. The event will be held at the Temple of Jesus Christ, located at 906 W. Eighth St., Washington. The celebration will recognize historical figures and events through poems, songs and more. Admission is by donation, $3 for children ages 3 to 12 and $5 for ages 13 and up. All proceeds will help sponsor at-risk youth in the community who need tutoring services. A raffle will be held during the event. For more information, contact Reaching for the Stars at 252-940-5777.