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Come Through it’s Lit! Wilmington in Color Book Tour

Support The Port Foundation, Inc. 
Come Through it’s Lit! 
Wilmington in Color
Book Tour

Support The Port Foundation, Inc. has partnered with businesses, and organizations  around the city of Wilmington for the Come Through, it’s Lit! Book Tour featuring “Wilmington in Color” The Coloring Book about Wilmington’s African American History. During the month of Feb., Support the Port will host live book readings, and book signings at select locations around the Port City. During the Come Through it’s Lit - book tour, special guest will read the book live to the attending audience.  Followed by a Q&A with the creator of the book Cedric Harrison.  Support The Port wants to put emphasis on teaching and also bringing together the people of Wilmington during black history month to reflect on the local heritage.  Attendees will be able to have fun coloring in pictures, while also learning the rich African American history of  Wilmington, NC. 

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Come through it’s Lit! Coloring Book Reading Calendar 

Confirmed Book Reading Dates:

Wednesday, Feb. 1st
Who - Williston Middle School
Where - 401 S 10th St
Time - 9:30am
Special Guest Reader: Jonathan Barfield, Jr.

Friday, Feb. 3rd
Who - Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) 
Where - Hemenway Center 507 McRae St.
Time - 3:30pm  
Special Guest Reader: VOYAGE Students that help Create The Book

Monday, Feb. 6th
Who - Bellamy Mansion
Where - 503 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401
Time - 6pm-8pm
Special Guest Reader: Annie Jacobs

Wednesday, Feb 8th
Douglas Academy
Where - 507 N 6th St
Time - 1pm
Special Guest Reader: Unity

Thursday, Feb 9th
Who - YWCA
Time - 6-8pm
Where - First Presbyterian Church downtown on 3rd and Orange
Special Guest Reader: Evelyn Bryant

Friday, Feb. 10th
Who - Rachel Freeman
Where - 2601 Princess Pl Dr
Time - 1:30pm Special Guest Reader: Bigg B (Coast 97.3)

Monday, Feb 13th
Who - Elderhaus
Where  2222 S 17th St
Time - 1pm  
Special Guest Reader - Carolyn Soders

Monday, Feb. 13th
Who - The Wilmington Journal
Where - 412 S 7th St
Time - 6-8pm
Special Guest Reader - Madafo 

Wednesday, Feb 15th
Who - Burnett-Eaton Museum
Where - 410 N 7th St
Time - 4pm
Special Guest Reader: Islah Speller

Thursday, Feb. 16th
Who - Kathy King
Where -  Maides  Park 1101 Manly Ave
Time -  4pm

Friday, Feb. 17th
Who - LINC/Lite Manhood - ME Roberts Transitional Campus
Where - 222 Division Dr. 
Time - 1-2pm
Special Guest Reader: Juan Betha/Noo Covers/Frankie Roberts

Saturday, Feb. 18th
Who - Girl Talk Movement
Where - Creekwood Community Center
Time - 12-3pm
Special Guest Reader: Mira Bell 

Sunday, Feb. 19th
Who - Art Off The Wall  
Where - 616-A Castle St
Time - 6-8pm
Special Guest Reader - Soul Society

Monday, Feb 20th

Who - Myrtle Grove Middle School
Where - 901 Piner Rd
Time - 9:45-10:45am
Special Guest Reader: Kevin Spears

Who - Foxes Boxes
Where - 622 N 4th st
Time - 6-8pm
Special Guest Reader - Sandra The Midday Miss 

Tuesday, Feb. 21st 

Who - PTA of Gregory Elementary School 

Where - 1106 Ann st 

Time - 1pm

Special Guest Reader: Tim (Tmi) Joyner


Wednesday, Feb. 22nd
Who - Advance Youth Outreach
Where - 1310 Dock St
Time - 6-7pm
Special Guest Reader - Vance Williams 


Confirmed Book Signing Dates: 

Saturday, Feb. 11th
Bellamy Mansion
503 Market St

Saturday, Feb. 18th   
Two Sisters Bookery
Cotton Exchange Information, 318 Nutt St, Wilmington, NC 28401
12noon -2pm




Earlier Event: January 15
Welcome to The Yard - Step Show
Later Event: February 11
Snaps, Claps, and Knee Slaps