Brackett's Culture and Creativity Night

Brackett's Culture and Creativity Night 2018-2019

We identify ourselves in so many ways -- by language of origin, abilities, family structure, ethnicity, etc. This diversity of  cultural identity enriches our school. On November 15 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. we will celebrate the cultural diversity of our community. If you are interested in sharing any part of your cultural identity please consider signing up for one of the activities listed below.

Date: 11/15/2018 (Thu.)

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm EST

Location: Brackett School

Created by:   Nicole Schwartz
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Museum (in table form) (25)

Anyone interested in showcasing their culture is welcome to.Please note what you'll be sharing in the comment section.

18 of 25 slots filled
Sriya Kodial
India table: facts, samples of art, books, etc.
Betsy Rice
Costa Rica
Lynette Martyn
How to Talk to Your Kids About Race
Katherine McNeill
Great Britain:
Zoe Hawkis
Christina Ahmad
Obstacle course racing/Spartan Races
Jolandi Gevers
Learn about Braille
Denisa Husarova
Slovakia (history, images, art, books)
Mads Schmidt
Poster about Denmark
Mary Todd Bergman
Sweden: a little country that has given us a lot
Bo Peng (2)
Chinese traditions
Dan Mu (2)
Chinese culture display and activities
Kristina Goransson
Swedish Craft
Alejandra Katz
Books, art from El Salvador
Tina Li
Books about Chinese Spring Festival
Lane Hogan
Best Buddies Club!

Craft Stations (10)

We're looking for parents to organize some crafts related to a culture.

7 of 10 slots filled
Shin Kawakubo (2)
Four brothers
Sriya Kodial
India table
Katherine Shozawa
Your local passport
Bo Peng
Chinese themed crafts
Tina Li
Chinese folk craft
Mustafa & Esra Cokol
Rug Patterns/Motifs & Turkish Rug Coloring

Cafe-Pot Luck (26)

PTO is going to supply some catered dishes, but we're looking for families to bake some home-cooked foods to share for our international pot-luck.

19 of 26 slots filled
Monica Hariparsad
South African malva pudding; German vogel nest cookies
Betsy Rice
Arroz con leche (rice pudding)
Katherine McNeill
Scottish Shortbread
Keith and Alejandra Katz
Salvadoran Pupusas
Zoe Hawkis
Swiss treats (cheese/chocolate)
Kalamalini Loganadin
Channa masala and vegetable rice
Raquel Alonso Perez (2)
Tortilla de patatas (Spanish omelet)
Denisa Husarova
Slovakian cookies
Joanne Simon
Scones with clotted cream and jam
Mads Schmidt
Danish "smoerrebroed" sampler
Anju Sharma Rijal
Vegetables Pakoda ( mixed vegetables with chickpeas flour)Nepalese snack
Bo Peng
Traditional Chinese food
Catherine Fenollosa
Middle Eastern Food
caitlin sweeney
Irish Brown Bread (and butter!)
Lauren Lineback
Polish dishes - something savory, something sweet
Mustafa & Esra Cokol
Turkish Vegetarian Lentil Balls
Anne Pelz
Chilean Porotos con Rienda (vegetarian white bean and butternut squash soup with noodles)
Mica Heanue
Inari sushi (fried tofu)

Science/Math/Art Connections (5)

Let's highlight mathematicians, scientists and/or artists from around the world who have made contributions to the science/math/art world. If you have an other science, math, or art ideas, please add them to the comment section!

2 of 5 slots filled
Zoe Hawkis
switch watches? Cog wheels?
Ben Moynihan
African Diasporic Drumming & Math - the Algebra Project

Set Up Crew (10)

3 of 10 slots filled
caitlin sweeney
Catherine Fenollosa
Catherine Fenollosa
Michelle O'Day
happy to help

Traditional Music (3)

We're going to create a song list that will play during the event. If you have any music you can supply that represents a culture/country, please share!

2 of 3 slots filled
Katherine McNeill
We may have some celtic music we can share
Denisa Husarova
Slovakian folk music

Clean Up Crew (10)

3 of 10 slots filled
caitlin sweeney
Alejandra Katz
Kari Noble

Oversee the Pot Luck in the Cafeteria 6:00-7:00 p.m. (5)

1 of 5 slots filled
Wendy Buglio
pot luck organizing

Oversee the Pot Luck in the Cafeteria 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. (5)

1 of 5 slots filled
caitlin sweeney

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