Movie Night planned Feb. 10; Heart Hustle health event Feb. 25
The Lee County Black History Society is hosting two events for Black History Month, including Movie in the Park Feb. 10 and Heart Hustle, a health and wellness event Feb. 25.
On Friday, Feb. 10, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., the society will show “Teach Us All,” a 2017 documentary that examines educational inequality after the 60th anniversary of the 1957 Little Rock school desegregation crisis through case studies in Little Rock, New York City and Los Angeles. The movie screening is free and will be shown on a giant screen outside in the park. Popcorn, candy and soft drinks will be provided.
On Saturday, Feb. 25, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Lee County Black History Society is sponsoring Heart Hustle, which is presented by Increase the Peach Health and Fitness Studio and Sozo Wellness Pharmacy. The Health & Wellness festival includes a 5K walk/run, Zumba, yoga, bootcamps, wellness vendors and Black History Museum Tours. For more information on the event, visit hearthustlefest.com.
The museum, located in Roberto Clemente Park, includes exhibits on Black Resistance, the theme for the 2023 Black History Month and Black Inventors.
Both events will be held at Roberto Clemente Park at 3265 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fort Myers.