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Art and performance

 

Bunker Hill Community College, 250 New Rutherford Ave., is displaying “Shango: My Heart is a Red Journey of Light and Thunder,” works by multi-media artist Deta Galloway, on Feb. 23 and 24.

 

An interactive workshop will be held at noon on Saturday.

 

This engaging art and performance installation of transportation, transformation and healing examines the migration of the river religions of Africa and the diaspora of many Yoruba beliefs through the many cultures and homelands of the Americas, as seen through the eyes of the deity Shango.

 

Call 617-228-2000 or visit www.bhcc.mass.edu for further information.

 

Maritime festival

 

The USS Constitution Museum, Building 12, Charlestown Navy Yard, will host the Lego Maritime Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 23 and 24.

 

Families can head to the museum to build their own ships with Lego and Duplo bricks.

 

A pile of colorful bricks can become an aircraft carrier – or USS Constitution. The nautical fun continues with a “Float Your Boat” Lego challenge, “Picture Yourself” Lego selfie masks, a scavenger hunt through the “Masters of Miniature” exhibit and much more.

 

If your family no longer plays with Lego or Duplo bricks, the museum would welcome donations.

 

All ages are welcome and admission is by donation.

 

Groups of more than 10 people should call 617-426-1812, ext. 146 for a reservation.

 

Visit www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org or call 617-426-1812 for further information.

 

Adaptive sled hockey

 

Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers will host an adaptive sled hockey program from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the DCR’s Emmons Horrigan O’Neill Memorial Rink, 46 Union St.

 

Practices include skills training and games while ensuring age appropriate instruction and play. This program is for people with disabilities and their family and friends.

 

The cost is $5 per session or $100 for a season pass and is free for veterans.

 

To register, call 877-976-7272, or email spauldingadaptivesports@partners.org.

 

Gospel concert

 

The New England Gospel Ensemble will perform in a free concert at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Bunker Hill Community College, 250 New Rutherford Ave., A300 auditorium.

 

The ensemble will host an evening of uplifting and spirited music from their diverse repertoire.

 

Associate dean Sharon Caulfield will give the opening remarks.

 

Admission is free.

 

Further details are available by calling 617- 228-2000 or online at www.bhcc.mass.edu.

 

Compelling conversation

 

Bunker Hill Community College, 250 New Rutherford Ave., will welcome Wade Davis in a “Compelling Conversation” at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 in auditorium room A300.

 

Former NFL player Davis is a thought leader, public speaker and consultant on gender, race and orientation equality. He is the NFL’s first LGBT inclusion consultant and consults for professional sports leagues and companies such as Google and Netflix on issues at the intersection of sexism, racism and homophobia. He also contributes to educational and media projects to engage men on the issues of gender equity and equality and ensure workplace equality.

 

Reservations are required for this free program, online at www.bhcc.mass.edu/speakers or by call 617-228-2000.