‘Come Through, it’s Lit’ coloring book tour draws path through Port City


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Support the Port, a non-profit in Wilmington that is doing wonderful things for the community, is about to take their unique coloring book ‘Wilmington in Color’ on tour around the Port City. The tour is called ‘Come Through, it’s Lit’.

The Coloring Book is about Wilmington’s African American History, and during the month of February, you can take part in a live reading and question and answer sessions with the creator, Cedric Harrison.

“We’re just trying to do what we can whenever we can,” Harrison said. “We came up with a great brain baby with the coloring book about the African American history here in Wilmington. We’re about to roll right now on the coloring book tour and go to different schools and organizations that have supported the book.”

During the live readings, special guest will take part as well to talk about the rich African American history in the area.

The tour kicks off February 1st at 9:30am at Williston Middle School with NHC Commissioner Jonathan Barfield featured as the guest reader.
The other stops include:
-Feb 3: Hemenway Community Center, 3:30pm
-Feb 6: Bellamy Mansion, 6-8pm
-Feb 8: Douglas Academy, 1pm
-Feb 9: First Presbyterian Church at 3rd and Orange, 6-8pm
-Feb 10: Rachel Freeman Elementary, 1:30pm
-Feb 11: Creekwood Community Center, 12-3pm
-Feb 11: Bellamy Mansion, 12-3pm
-Feb 13: Elderhaus 2222 S 17th St, 1pm
-Feb 13: The Wilmington Journal 412 S 7th St, 6-8pm
-Feb 15: Burnett-Eaton Museum, 12:30pm
-Feb 15: WHAT Center 4005 Oleander Dr, 6-8pm
-Feb 17: M E Roberts Transitional Campus 222 Division Dr, 1-2pm
-Feb 18: Two Sisters Bookery/Cotton Exchange, 12-3pm
-Feb 19: Arts Off the Wall 616-A Castle St, 6-8pm
-Feb 20: Foxes Boxes 622 N 4th St, 6-8pm
-Feb 22: Advance Youth Outreach 1310 Dock St, 6-7pm

You can find more information on Support the Port on their website and Facebook page.
Click here to see the original story on “Wilmington in Color“.

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