EVENTS
2013

JANUARY:

DateJanuary 2013
Event: "Creating Your History Trailblazer/Avatar"
Location: Columbus City Schools, West High School, Columbus, OH
SponsorVSA Ohio - The State Organization on Arts and Disability
Websitevsao.org
​**Exclusively for selected 11th grade students**

FEBRUARY:

DateFebruary 5, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM
Event"Teacher Talk Radio Show" Hosted by Sue Misiak
Location: WCBE 90.5 FM , Columbus, OH
SponsorColumbus Education Association
Website: www.ceaohio.org/media

DateFebruary 6, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM
Event"Aunt Hettie Celebrates Freedom's Eve"  Our History Awakens: Creating My Living History Avatar Book Sales/Signing Event
Location: Griswold Center, Worthington, OH
SponsorWorthington Parks and Recreation Centers
**Open to the Public, Ticketed Event**

DateFebruary 12, 2013

Event: "Radio Conversation withClark County ParksSpringfield 
18th century poet Phillis Wheatley"
Our History Awakens: Creating My Living History Avatar Book Sales/Signing Event
Location and Sponsor: Clark County Parks

Date: February 7, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM
Event: "Beatrice Black/Rosa Parks Portrayed by Annette Jefferson in association with We’ve Known Rivers" Our History Awakens: Creating My Living History Avatar Book Sales/Signing Event
Location: Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, OH
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: www.ohiostatehouse.org

Date: February 14, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM
Event: "John Parker Portrayed by Anthony Gibbs in association with We’ve Known Rivers" Our History Awakens: Creating My Living History Avatar Book Sales/Signing Event
Location: Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, OH
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: www.ohiostatehouse.org
**Free and Open to the Public**

Date: February 21, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM
Event: "Bessie Stringfield portrayed by Sandra Quick" Our History Awakens: Creating My Living History Avatar Book Sales/Signing Event
Location: Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, OH
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: www.ohiostatehouse.org

Date: February 24, 2013
Time: 2:00 PM
Event: "Aunt Hettie Celebrates Freedom's Eve" Our History Awakens: Creating My Living History Avatar Book Sales/Signing Event
Location: First Baptist Church, Newark, OH
Sponsor: First Baptist Church, Newark, OH
Website: www.firstbaptistnewark.com

Date: February 28, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM
Event: "African American Women During the Civil War portrayed by Annette Jefferson" Our History Awakens: Creating My Living History Avatar Book Sales/Signing Event
Location: Ohio Statehouse
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: www.ohiostatehouse.org
**Free and Open to the Public**

Date: February 2013
Event: "Freedom Riders in association with We've Known Rivers" Our History Awakens: Creating My Living History Avatar Book Sales/Signing Event
Location: Portsmouth
Sponsor: Shawnee State University
Website: www.shawnee.edu
​**Open to the Public, Ticketed Event**

APRIL

Date: April 11, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM
Event: "Aunt Hettie Celebrates Freedom's Eve" Our History Awakens: Creating My Living History Avatar Book Sales/Signing Event
Location: The Place at the Woodward, Mt. Vernon
Sponsor: Mount Vernon Chautauqua Lyceum Series
Website: www.elixirpresents.com
​**Open to the Public, Ticketed Event**


JULY - AUGUST

Date: July 20, 2013
Event: "Your History Awakens: Preserving Precious Memories"
Location: Sandra Quick's Home

Date: July 29 - August 3, 2013
Event: "Our History Awakens: Creating Your Living History Avatar" Workshop Presentation
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Sponsor: National Black Theatre Festival 13th Biennial
Website: www.nbtf.org

Date: August, 2013
Event: Lady's Legacy Brunch
Location: Sandra Quick's Home
Sponsor: No Name Yet Book Club
**Invitation Only**

Date: August 30, 2013
Event: "Education Day with Poet Phillis Wheatley"
Location: George Clark Park, Springfield, OH
Sponsor: Fair at New Boston
Website: www.fairatnewboston.org

SEPTEMBER

Date: September 1 - 2, 2013
Event: "Phillis Wheatley: Finding Her Voice Performance" Our History Awakens: Creating My Living History Avatar Book Sales/Signing Event
Location: George Clark Park, Springfield, OH
Sponsor: Fair at New Boston
Website: www.fairatnewboston.org
**Open to the Public, Ticketed Event**

OCTOBER

Date: October 2013
Event: Book Sales/Signing Event
Location: King's Corner Book Store, Columbus, Ohio
Sponsor: New Salem Baptist Church



2016

FEBRUARY

Date: February 6, 2016
Time: Noon
Event: “Phillis Wheatley - Finding Her Voice" by Sandra Quick
Location: Linden LMC, Fountain of Restoration
**Registration Required**

Date: February 9, 2016
Time: Noon
Event: “Glory, Glory, Glory Mahaila Jackson" by Anette Jefferson
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**

Date: February 12 2016
Time: Noon
Event: “John Parker and the Underground Railroad” by Anthony Gibbs
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
** Open and Free to the Public**

Date: February 16, 2016
Time: Noon
Event: “The Voting Rights Act of 1965: Before and After" by Sandra Quick
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**

Date: February 17, 2016
Time: Noon
Event: “The Voting Rights Act of 1965: Before and After" by Sandra Quick
Location: Griswold Senior Center, Worthington OH
Sponsor: Griswold Senior Center
**Registration Required*

Date: February 23, 2016
Time: Noon
Event: “Marian Anderson Lifts Her Voice" by Carren Moham
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**`

Date: May 5, 2016
Time: 1PM
Event: “It's About Time - Character Development" by Sandra Quick
Sponsor: Mansion Day School
Location: Columbus, OH ​
**Private Event - Grades 3-5**


Date: May 7, 2016
Time: 1 PM
Event: “Phillis Wheately - Finding Her Voice" by Sandra Quick
Sponsor: Zoar Historical Village
Location: Zoar, OH ​
**Registration Required**


Date: June 4, 2016
Time: Noon
Event: It's About Time - Character Development by Sandra Quick
Sponsor Fountain of Restoration 
Location: Church of Christ, Brentenell Ave. Columbus, OH 
**Registration Required**

Date: June 25, 2016
Time: 6:00 dinner 7:150 show
Event: "We’ve Known Rivers: The Experience" Live Theatre and Music
Location: Martin Janis Senior Center, Columbus Ohio
Sponsor: Martin Janis Senior Center
**Show Only $5, Dinner = $10**
Call 614-645-5954 for ticket information

Date: September 3/4, 2016
Time: 2:00pm
Event: "Phillis Wheatley - Finding Her Voice" by Sandra Quick
Sponsor:   The Fair At New Boston
Location: , George Rogers Clark Park, Springfield Ohio
*small fee*

Date: September 15, 2016
Time: 7:00pm
Event:  “Phillis Wheatley – Finding Her Voice” by Sandra Quick 
Sponsor : Jenny Wade Chautauqua Series ​
Location: Bethel Ashland Church, Ashland, Ohio 
*donation*
2014

FEBRUARY

Date: February 15 2014
Time: 10:00am
Event: “Phillis Wheatley – Finding Her Voice”
Location: Foundation for Restoration/AKA
**Private event**

Date: February 19, 2014
Time: Noon
Event: “Bessie Stringfield – Motorcycle Queen of Miami”
Location: Griswold Senior Center
**Registration Required**

Date: February 20, 2014
Time: Noon
Event: “Freedom Riders – Rise and Ride” by Anthony Gibbs, Annette Jefferson, Sandra Quick
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**

Date: February 27, 2014
Time: Noon
Event: “General George Washington hosts Poet Phillis Wheatley”
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**

MARCH

Date: March 13, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Event:“General George Washington hosts Poet Phillis Wheatley”
Location: ThePlace@TheWoodward
Website: ThePlace@TheWoodward Facebook
**Open to the Public, Donations welcome**


JUNE

Date: June 20   
Time: 12:00-2:30PM
Event: "It's About Time! Making History Come Alive"
Location: McConnel Arts Center, 777 Evening Street, Worthington, OH 43085
Sponsors: Ohio Arts Council
Website: www.oac.state.oh.us
              McConnel Arts Center of Worthington
Websitewww.mcconnellarts.org
**Audience of Practicing Artists, Teaching Artists, Educators, 
Cultural Administrators, Art Studio Facilitators**



AUGUST

Date: August 30-31, 2014
Time: 2:00pm
Event: “Phillis Wheatley  – Finding Her Voice” 
Location: The Fair At New Boston, Springfield, OH
Website: fairatnewboston.org
**Tickets may be purchased in advance, or at the gate.  See ticket pricing here.**

SEPTEMBER

Date: September 20,2014
Time: 10:00am
Event: Aunt Hettie Celebrates Freedom’s Eve
Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library
Sponsor: Franklin County African American Interest Group (AAIG)
**Private Event**
2015

FEBRUARY

Date: February 3 2015
Time: Noon
Event: “Courage in the Skies – The Tuskegee Airmen by Anthony Gibbs
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
**Free and Open to the Public**

Date: February 10, 2015
Time: Noon
Event: “Black Magician” by Rory Rennick
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
**Free and Open to the Public**

Date: February 17, 2015
Time: Noon
Event: “Bessie Stringfield - Motorcycle Queen of Miami" by Sandra Quick
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**

Date: February 24, 2015
Time: Noon
Event: “Queen of Kings” by Anette Jefferson
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**

JUNE

Date: June 20, 2015
Time: 12:00-2:30PM
Event: "Phillis Wheatley: Finding Your Voice" by Sandra Quick
Location: National African American Museum, Wilberforce, Ohio
**Free and Open to the Public**

AUGUST
Date: August 3-4, 2015
Time: Noon
Event: “It's About Time" Character Development Workshop by Sandra Quick 
Location: National Black Theater Festival, Winston-Salem North Carolina
**Free and Open to the Public**


Date: November 6, 2015
Time: 1:15pm
Event:  "Phillis Wheatley: Finding Your Voice" by Sandra Quick
Location: Columbus City Schools 8th Grade Classes


2020​

Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the ratification of the 15th Amendment to the US Constitution
The 15th Amendment to the Constitution granted African American men the right to vote by declaring that the "right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude."​

Date: February 4, 2020
Time: Noon
Event: John Randolph's Freed People: You an Hear Me Now
by  Paisha Thomas
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum 
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse 
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
​** Open and Free to the Public **

Date: February 6, 2020
Time: 1:30 pm
Event: Bessie Stringfield: Motorcycle Queen of Miami
by Sandra Quick
Location: St Mary's Catholic School 
Sponsor:  Jim Norwood
Private Event for 4-8th grades


Date: February 11,2020
Time: Noon
Event: The Henry "Box" Show
by Rory Rennick
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum 
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse 
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
** Open and Free to the Public **

Date: February 15, 2020
Time: 11:30AM
Event: Never Caught: the George Washington's relentless                                       pursuit of their runaway slave, Ona Judge
by Sandra Quick and Ken Hammontree
Location: Private Home
Sponsor: No Name Yet Book Club

Date: February 18, 2020
Time: Noon
Event: Of Memory and History: An Affrilachian Storyteller Speaks
by Lynette Ford
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
** Open and Free to the Public **

Date: February 25, 2020
Time: Noon
Event: Courage in the Skies: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen
by Anthony Gibbs
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
** Open and Free to the Public **

Date: April 25, 2020 (POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19)
Time: 10:30 - 5 PM
Event: Ohioana Book Festival 
by Sandra Quick 
Location: Main Branch - Columbus Metro Library
Sponsor: Ohioana Library
Website: Ohioana.org
** Open and Free to the Public **

Date: April 30, 2020  (POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19)
Time: 8:30AM to 5:00 pm
Event: Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth
by: Sandra Quick 
Location: Kent State University (OH)
Sponsor: Kent State University 
Website: www.kent.edu/virginiahamiltonconference/about-conference
** Open to the Public for Conference Fee**

Date: Thursday, July 30, 2020 (POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19)
Time: Music at 7PM Performance at 7:45PM
Event: Tribute to Dr. Annette Jefferson, Edu-tainer 
By Chris & Mike Petee , Sandra H. Quick, Professional Teaching Artist 
Sponsored by Elixir Presents the Chautauqua Series
Open to the Public - Donations Accepted
Location: The Grand Hotel on the Square
12 Public Square, Mount Vernon OH 43050 

Date: Thursday September 24, 2020
Time: Music at 7PM Performance at 7:45PM
Event: Phillis Wheatley: Finding Her Voice
By Sandra H. Quick, Professional Teaching Artist 
Sponsored by Elixir Presents the Chautauqua Series
Open to the Public - Donations Accepted
Location: The Grand Hotel on the Square
12 Public Square, Mount Vernon OH 43050 

Date: Friday September 25, 2020
Time:  Performance at 7:00PM
Event: Phillis Wheatley: Finding Her Voice
By Sandra H. Quick, Professional Teaching Artist 
Sponsored by American Baptist Women- Mohican
 Private Event 
Location: First Baptist Church 
Mount Vernon OH 43050 



2019

Date: January 22, 2019
Time: Noon
Event: Phillis Wheatley, Finding Her Voice 
by Sandra Quick 
Location: Columbus (OH) Metro School 
Sponsor:  Black History Month Columbus (OH) Metro School 
All Middle School Students



FEBRUARY 

Date: February 5, 2019
Time: Noon
Event: Phillis Wheatley, Finding Her Voice 
by Sandra Quick 
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum 
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse 
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
** Open and Free to the Public **

Date: February 12, 2019
Time: Noon
Event: George Washington Williams
by Anthony Gibbs
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum 
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse 
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
** Open and Free to the Public **


Date: February 19, 2019
Time: Noon
Event: Henry Box Brown - Magician
by Rory Rennick
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
** Open and Free to the Public **


Date: February 26, 2019
Time: Noon
Event: John Parker, Abolitionist 
by Anthony Gibbs 
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**

Date: February 27, 2019
Time: Noon
Event: Phillis Wheatley, Finding Her Voice 
by Sandra Quick, Professional Teaching Artist
Location: Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH 
Sponsor: African American Professionals  
Invitation ONLY



Date: Thursday September 26, 2019
Time: Music at 7PM Performance at 7:45PM
Event: Ida B. Wells  and Their Right to Vote:                              Stories of Struggle and Resilience 
by Sandra H. Quick, Professional Teaching Artist 
Sponsored by Elixir Presents the Chautauqua Series
Open to the Public - Ticketed Event 
The Grand Hotel on the Square
12 Public Square, Mount Vernon OH 43050 



Date: August 17 , 2019
Time:  4:30 PM 
Event:  Harlem Township Days Heritage Festival 
Performance: George Washington hosts Phillis Wheatley
by Sandra Quick and Ken Hammontree 
in conjunction with the 10th anniversary Harlem Township Days Heritage Festival    a joint performance of George Washington, then a meeting as General Washington hosts female enslaved poet Phillis Wheatley shares her poems about slavery and his bravery to fight for his freedom from British rule in hopes that it might ignite an freedom viewpoint with other white male regarding the black enslaved people.
3858 South State Route 605 Galena, OH 


2018

MAY

Date: May 24, 2018
Time: 7:30 PM 
Event: Harriet Tubman, Moses of the Underground Railroad
by Annette Jefferson and Sandra Quick
Location: Center for Renewal, Stella Niagara, NY
Sponsor: Center for Renewal, Stella Niagara, NY

MARCH

Date: March 15, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM 
Event: Phillis Wheatley : Finding Her Voice
by Sandra Quick
Location: Tuscarawas Valley Intermediate School, Bolivar, OH
Sponsor: 4th Grade Staff of Tuscarawas Valley Intermediate School

FEBRUARY 

Date: February 1, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Event: Phillis Wheatley : Finding Her Voice
by Sandra Quick
Location: Tuscarawas County Library, New Philadelphia OH
Sponsor: Tuscarawas County Library

**Open and Free to the Public**


Date: February 6, 2018
Time: Noon
Event: Good News, The Chariot's Coming: African American Women            Who Rode to Freedom by Annette Jefferson
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**

Date: February 13,  2018
Time: Noon
Event: An African American Dance Experience
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
** Open and Free to the Public**

Date: February 20, 2018
Time: Noon
Event: Ohio United States Colored Troops (USCT) Soldiers
by Anthony Gibbs 
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**

Date: February 27, 2018
Time: Noon
Event: Their Right to Vote: Stories of Struggle and Resilience 
by Sandra Quick 
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum 
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse 
** Open and Free to the Public **


2017

FEBRUARY

Date: February 7, 2017
Time: Noon
Event: "Remembering Miss Rosa (Parks) " by Anette Jefferson
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**

Date: February 14, 2017
Time: Noon
Event: “Paul Lawrence Dunbar” by Anthony Gibbs
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
** Open and Free to the Public**

Date: February 21, 2017
Time: Noon
Event: Henry "Box" Brown by Rory Rennick 
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**


Date: February 28, 2017
Time: Noon
Event: "George Washington Williams" by Anthony Gibbs 
Location: Ohio Statehouse Museum
Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Website: ohiostatehouse.org
**Open and Free to the Public**`

May 

Date: May 25, 2017
Time: 7PM
Event:  "General George Washington hosts Poet Phillis Wheatley" performed by Ken Hammontree and Sandra Quick
Location: Ashland Methodist Church, Ashland  OH
Sponsor: Living History Productions 
* Donation requested *

JUNE 

Date: July 23, 2017 
 Time: 10 AM - 3 PM
Event:  Filming of the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue Town Hall Remembrance
Location: Kelton House, Columbus, OH
Sponsor: The Kelton House
**Invitation Only** 

August 

Date: August 4, 2017 
Time: 7PM
Event: Phillis Wheatley - Finding Her Voice by Sandra Quick
Location: Cleveland OH
Sponsor: Cleveland Baptist Association Leadership Institute 
** Private Event**

Date: August 10, 2017
Time: Noon
Event: Ohio University Ebony Bobcat Author's Showcase 
Our History Awakens Book sales and signing 
Location: Embassy Suites, Columbus, OH
Sponsor: Ohio University Ebony Bobcat Annual Meeting
*Registration Required *

Date: August 11, 2017
Time: 3 pm - 7 pm
Event: MID-OHIO INDIE Author Book Expo
Our History Awakens Book sales and signing 
Location: Vaughn Hairston WMCA, Urbancrest, OH
Sponsor: MID-OHIO INDIE 
*Free and Open to the Public *​

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Commemorating the African American experience in American History
Sandra Quick, Founder / Principal.  MAEd, MAPC