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Upcoming Books For Africa Events

April 21, 2017 - African Film Viewing & Reception - Minneapolis, MN 

Date: Monday, Friday, April 21, 2017
Location: Saint Anthony Main theatre, Minneapolis, MN
Viewing 4:50pm; Reception 6:00pm

Join us for a special a showing of the "Passages" collection of shorts on April 21st, 2017, followed by a reception in the Filmmaker's lounge.  This collection features African films set in Somalia, Senegal, and Malawi. The MSP International Film Festival runs April 13-29 and features a variety of African films.

May 1, 2017 - Books For Africa Law & Democracy Reception - Minneapolis, MN 

Date: Monday, May 1, 2017
Location: Fredrikson & Byron P.A., Minneapolis, MN
5pm - 7pm

Join Books For Africa for hors d'oeuvres, drinks and discussion! John Bessler, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law will discuss the book he recently edited, Justice Stephen Breyer's Against the Death Penalty.  Proceeds from this event, which is being generously hosted by Fredrikson & Byron Law Firm, will benefit BFA;s Jack Mason Law & Democracy Initiative.  Please contact Law & Democracy Initiative Director Lane Ayres for more details or to register.

May 6, 2017 - BFA 5K Walk for Educational Empowerment - Atlanta, GA

Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017
Location: (John Howell Park) Virginia Highlands, Atlanta GA
Race Start Time: 9:00 AM
Race Distance: 5K, Fun Run
Registration Closes: April 29 at 12:00 pm

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May 18, 2017 - Books For Africa Annual Fundraising Luncheon - St. Paul, MN

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Location: Town & Country Club, St. Paul, MN
Registration 11:30am; Luncheon 12 - 1pm

Please join us for this great annual event in St. Paul, MN!  Hear speakers discuss the impact of BFA's programs, learn more about our mission, and connect with other BFA supporters! If you would like to join us, are interested in hosting your own table of 10, or if your organization is interested in sponsoring this event, please contact BFA Deputy Director Carole Patrikakos at 651-209-3488 or Carole@booksforafrica.org.  We look forward to seeing you there!

May 18, 2017 - African Business Trends Forum - Minneapolis, MN

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Location: University of Minnesota - Hanson Hall Building, Minneapolis, MN 
2:20pm-4:30pm
Appetizer reception to follow

This great event is co-hosted by BFA, the MN Trade Office, and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.  Join local business leaders and VIP speakers for a discussion on African trade & business, and the role Minnesota can play in these relationships.  Please contact BFA Deputy Director Carole Patrikakos at 651-209-3488 or Carole@booksforafrica.org for additional details.

January 15 - 21, 2018 - BFA 30th Anniversary Celebration - Cape Town, South Africa

2018 is Books For Africa's 30th Anniversary!  We hope you can join us for this South African School Walk and related activities in celebration of 30 years of working to end the African Book Famine.  Contact BFA Deputy Director Carole Patrikakos at 651-209-3488 or Carole@booksforafrica.org for additional details.