Aug
2
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Center for Black Literature & Culture (2nd floor Cret).

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Aug
17
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Center for Black Literature & Culture (2nd floor Cret).

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Sep
6
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Sep
17
6:00 PM18:00

2019 "Making a Difference" Awards Dinner

  • University Tower Ballroom, IUPUI (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We take pride in shining light on those who are making a difference in our community.  Each year, we celebrate local individuals who are impacting change in Indianapolis and beyond!   Join us as we recognize our 2019 honorees:

  • Myla Eldridge, Marion County Clerk

  • Officer Deon Harris, The OK Program

  • Venita Moore, Engaging Solutions

  • Dr. Leonard Scott, Scott Dentistry, Tyscot Records

 Tickets will be available in August.

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Oct
4
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Dec
6
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Jul
20
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Pike Branch Library.

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Jun
8
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the College Avenue Branch Library.

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"A Day in the Life of....Rev. Strong"
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

"A Day in the Life of....Rev. Strong"

In our “Day in the Life of...” series, one of the costumed Freetown Village ‘residents’ will share their life experiences with your audience. 

In the "Day in the Life of Rev. Samuel P. Strong", you'll listen to the moving story of Rev. Strong's  kidnapping into slavery and his daring escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Share his encounters with legendary abolitionist Harriet Tubman who inspired him.

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May
3
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Center for Black Literature & Culture (2nd floor Cret).

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Apr
5
11:00 AM11:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Wayne Branch Library.

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Mar
1
2:00 PM14:00

Freetown Village Presents "The Madam Walker Story"

Learn the story of Madam CJ Walker (1867 - 1919) - a philanthropist, entrepreneur and hair care industry pioneer - as told from a “different” point of view. Learn about her early life and the rich legacy she created in Indianapolis. This special one-character performance brings her vibrant story and history to life!

She created a rich legacy for women, African-Americans and Indianapolis. This free performance is approximately 30 minutes and will be presented 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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PreEnactment Indy
Oct
6
12:00 PM12:00

PreEnactment Indy

#PreEnact Indy 2018! We'll be there Oct 6th, 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., providing interactive, roving theater performances. Stop by the Freetown Village "barbershop" (16th & Yandes), and be sure to check out the vintage race cars (16th Street garage) and learn about the legendary African American race car driver Charlie Wiggins from his "niece".

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