Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the City of Everett’s Council on Aging (COA) are celebrating Black History Month through various movie showings throughout February at the Connolly Center, 90 Chelsea Street. All movies will be shown on Tuesdays and begin at 12:30 p.m. with refreshments served. The schedule is as follows:
- February 6 – The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar. This film explores the trials and tribulations of American gymnast Simone Biles and her road to success.
- February 13 – Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story. This film follows the career of Mahalia Jackson, as well as her unique relationship with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement.
- February 20 – King Richard. Starring Will Smith as Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena Williams, this film follows their lives on the tennis court.
- February 27 – Queen of Katwe. A 10-year-old girl living in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda meets a missionary who teaches children how to play chess and has her whole world changed.
For more information, please call 617-394-2270 to be connected to the Connolly Center.