Annual Bookerfest Aug. 13

Booker Washington Center is holding its 22nd annual Bookerfest Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 13, on its grounds at 524 Kent St., Rockford. Theme for this festival is “Building Unity in the Community.”

The event begins at 8 a.m. and runs until 8 p.m. with free admission. There will be information booths, food vendors, musical entertainment, art for sale, three-on-three basketball tournaments, and carnival rides for the children.

The Center is on Kent Street at the intersection of South Winnebago and Morgan streets.

From the Aug. 10-16, 2005, issue

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