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Lagosians of Chicago African Clothing Giveaway

  • Africa International House 6200 South Drexel Avenue Chicago, IL, 60637 United States (map)
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Join the Lagosians of Chicagoto celebrate Black History Monthin collaboration with Africa International House (AIH) at the Center for Contemporary African Art & Culture / 6200 S. Drexel, Chicago, 60637.

Huge African clothing giveaway!!! 

4-piece Agbadas,
2-piece dan-shikis with sokotos or kembe;
3-piece female sets, geles and more. 

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
Come early at noon for best selections.
Event ends at 4:30PM.

Some of these clothes are valued at hundreds of dollars and they are yours free.

Tell your family and friends but plan to come first.

AIH was incorporated in 1994 and produces the Annual African Festival of the Arts. Celebrate the 30th Anniversary this Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 30th to Sept. 2nd in Washington Park.

More Information:
The Lagosians of Chicago, as part of its "Annual Give Back Program"will be donating  African Outfits in collaboration with Africa International House (AIH), the promoters and sponsors of the Annual African Festival of the Arts (AFA) at the Center for Contemporary African History and Culture of the AIH:
6200 S. Drexel Avenue Chicago IL (Harris Gymnasium)

The Lagosians of Chicago was established in 1991 as a socio-cultural organization with the aims of: 1) supporting and bringing together the Lagosians in Chicago; 2) advocating and supporting the development of Lagos State, Nigeria and 3) fostering good will with residents of Chicago and the diaspora. It is one of the many chapters of the Eko Club International (ECI), a Nigerian Charity Organization established in USA, UK and Canada for the purpose of supporting member organization and the development of Lagos State.

The Lagosians of Chicago carries out its mission in Chicago by conducting an Annual Give Back Program. This year, the donation of African Outfits in collaboration with the African International House, USA Inc. is one of such efforts. In the past, members, have participated and supported, back to school efforts, winter coats, toys and food drives and served at the Chicago pantry.
The African Outfits give away is a part of the Black History Month commemorations to further encourage the wearing of African Outfits casually and during festive occasions. The (FREE) beautiful clothes range in value from less than $100.00 to several hundreds of dollars: They include:
Several complete sets of Agbada- worn at festive occasions throughout Africa, Several two-piece sets used at a variety occasion and casually. There are contemporary women clothes used for all occasions, including, weddings and birthdays and naming ceremonies 

There are no requirements except one set per person and vendor/retailers are strongly discouraged from participating.
The African Outfits donation will be accompanied by modeling, music and light snacks.

Earlier Event: December 14
Pre-Kwanzaa Marketplace
Later Event: May 18
National Bar Association