2017 Schedule


Liberty Middle School in Olentangy.....Multi-Cultural Festival...Drumming orchestra and LIMBO contest.........Wednesday   May 3rd   at  6pm...



Folk Festival in Galloway,Ohio.........BIG Family Drum Circle........Saturday   May 6th   at  5pm...


Driving Park Library.............Family Drum Circle.... Monday  June  5th   at  2pm.....
Also Storytelling at Chillicothe Library  at  6:30pm...


MLK  LIbrary....Family Drum Circle ............Tuesday  June 6th   at 6pm...


Westerville ,Ohio  Library..... Family Drum Circle...Wednesday  June 7th  at  11am...


Shepard Library.......Storytelling Drum Circle......Monday  June 12  at   2pm....


Karl Rd.  Library......Family Drum Circle...........Thursday  June 15th  at  2pm...

Northern Lights Library....Family Drum Circle....Thursday  June  22nd   at  2pm....


Franklinton Library..........Storytelling Drum circle.....Tuesday  June  27th  at  2pm...


Marion Franklin Library.........Family Drum Circle....Wednesday  June  28th  at  2pm...


South High Library..... Box Drum Making workshop......Monday  July  3rd   at  2:30pm...


Hilltop Library.......Family Drum Circle........Wednesday July  5th  at  2pm...


Parsons  Library.....Family Drum Circle..........Wednesday   July  12th  at  2pm....


Whitehall Library..........Storytelling Drum Circle.....Thursday  July  13th  at   11am.....




2016 schedule

                                            Tuesday , February 16th   at 5pm   CML   South High library  ......African Dance class.

                                            Wednesday ,February 17th  at 7pm    CML    Southeast library.............Family Drum Circle.

                                           Thursday, February  18th  at 5:30pm  CML   Parsons library............. Storytelling.

                                           Saturday,  February  20th  at 2pm  CML  Martin Luther King library............ Family Drum Circle.

                                           Saturday, February  20th  at 10am  Refuge church.............' Drum Call' and Movement/Dance for Black History Month
                                            program.

                                            Friday,  February 26th  at 6pm   Olentangy  Liberty High School..... OAAF program  'Drumming and Drum call '.

                                            Friday,  February 26th  at  1pm   Columbus Bilingual ........... Storytelling/Drumming.

                                            Saturday ,March 12th at 12pm    A plus Arts Academy......... Music for  Deonte' Fisher's  Memorial.

                                            Friday, March 25th at 6pm   Easton  Whole Foods Market......... Drum Circle   fund raiser.

                                            Saturday, April 2nd at 2pm  CML  Driving Pk. library......... LIMBO/Drumming  CMN program.

                                            Wednesday, April 27th at  6pm   Olentangy Middle School.........' Drum Orchestra' for 1st Annual Cultural Festival.

                                            Saturday,  May 7th   at 5pm   Central Ohio Folk Festival.......   Drum Circle.

                                            Monday, May 9th at  5:30pm   CML  Driving Pk. library........... Music for Jodi Howell's  community program.

                                            Tuesday , May 17th  at 7pm     Franklin Ave.  Community Garden   Anisa Ahmad............Drumming/Circle. 

                                            Friday, May 27th  at 10am   Champion Middle School.............African Dance class.


Saturday, May 28th at 6pm ....A plus Arts Academy High  school on Napoleon Ave.'.DANCING WITH    THE  STARS' program ...... Drumming and  African Dance.

                                                      Saturday, June 11th at  11am   CML  Martin Luther King  library.......Kick-off Summer reading party....Limbo
                                                       contest etc,...

                                                      Tuesday, June 14th at  2pm    CML  South High library..... Storytelling Drum Circle.

                                                      Wednesday, June 15th at 2pm  CML  Driving Park library..........Storytelling Drum Circle.

                                                      Thursday and Friday , June 16th and 17th at  9am   Gahanna park and recreation Summer  Camps......BIG
                                                       Drum Circles and Limbo contests...........

                                                      Monday, June 20th at 7pm   Worthington Library..........Family Drum Circle.

                                                      Tuesday, June 21st  at  11am  CML  Whitehall library..........Storytelling Drum Circle.

                                                      June 24th,25th,26th  at 12noon(24th only) COMFEST  Goodale Park..........Drumming ,games at the Solar
                                                       Stage....... other dates ,just drumming with other stages (SEE the Schedule at COMFEST).

                                                       Thursday, July 7th at  6:30pm     Powell library...........Drum Circle.

                                                        Monday, July 11th  at 2pm    CML  Shepard library..........Storytelling Drum Circle.

                                                        Friday,  July 15th  at 1:30pm      Summer Camp, and Special needs Adults 727 E. Main st. Columbus,Ohio
                                                        Limbo,Drum Circles,Dance etc,....

                                                        Wednesday , July 20th  at 7pm    Delaware library..........Family Drum Circle .

                                                        Friday, July 29th-31st............Atlanta, Georgia area  Performances (TBA).

                                                        Tuesday, August 2nd  at  1pm    CND  Summer Camp..... Storytelling and GRAND LIMBO CONTEST !!!
                                                         Columbus westside facility.

                                                        Saturday, August  20th    all day    African Village Festival (Bryden rd. and Wilson ave. Columbus,Ohio)......
                                                         2nd  Annual Limbo Fest...........PriZeS  !!!

                                                         Wednesday,  October 19th ,20th and 21st   at 3pm    R.A.P.  Conference Columbus ,Ohio.........Drumming,movement(the 19th only),and vending (selling Box Drums ).


2015 Schedule (Past)


Tuesday February 24th.......... Family Drum  Circle at Northside library at 6:30pm (Queen is featured in the  SHORT NORTH GAZETTE).

Wednesday February 25th......... A Storytelling Drum Circle at Southeast library
at 6:30pm.

Thursday February 26th................Family Drum Circle at Karl Road library at 6:30pm.




2014 schedule

The  FIRST ANNUAL LIMBO FESTIVAL will be held August 16th  2014
on Bryden and Wilson rd.... next to the Kwanzaa Playground....across
the street from  1270 Bryden rd........ in conjunction with  the AFRICAN
Village FESTIVAL...........  12noon - 7:00pm   !!!  COME AND JOIN IN ON THE FUN !!!


February 12th................Family Drum Circle 1:00pm Linden library
February 12th..............Family Drum Circle 5:00pm Parsons library

February 13th..............Box Drum making workshop 1:00pm Emeritus
Senior living center

February 16th............ Queen will Drum for Dancers...Black History Month
Program 5:00pm

February 18th...........Storytelling,Drum circle,games,Poetry 12:00pm...DYS
Juvenile Detention Center Circleville,OH......... Queen and Roger Parish

February 21st............ Box Drum making workshop 4:30pm Franklinton
library

February 24th...... Storytelling 2:45pm NCR Heritage Senior Day Care
Delaware,OH

March 6th......... A day at A+ Plus Arts Academy... African Dance classes,Drum circles, Limbo,African Culture

March 29th....... Queen will Drum Call and Drum circle with Childrens' Academy ... Prevail-Respect all day Event 8:30am (ALSO)
March 29th...... Queen will facilitate a LIMBO CONTEST at the HiP HoP
Expo 3:00pm Downtown Columbus Convention Center... PRIZES !!

June 14th....Family Drum Circle 2:00pm Parsons library

Jul 14th...... Drum Circle......2:30pm Northside library

July 21st......Conga Line 2:00pm Shepard library

July 29th.....Drum Circle 2:00pm New Albany library

AUGUST 2014.... FIRST ANNUAL ' LIMBO FESTIVAL' facilitated by Queen
Dates and Place TBA

September  20th  in Leesburg,Virginia.... Childrens Music Network(CMN)
conference
Queen will facilitate a BOX  DRUM making workshop.

October 15th...... RAP conference........ movement ,Drumming,Limbo with
activity employees

 

                 

 

 

 

 

2 0 1 3  P E R F O R M A N C E S (Past)

Saturday March 30th, 9am-5pm... Prevail-Respect program at Columbus State...Drumming throughout the day.

Saturday April 13th at 12:30pm, Storytelling at Ohio History Center on 17th Avenue.

Sunday May 12th at 2:30pm , MOTHER'S DAY Musical entertainment with Michael
Branch (saxophonist).... Queen will be the Drummer, and maybe sing a song.........Jazz and Contemporary music
at Isabelle Ridgeway on Hawthorne Ave.

Saturday May 18 at 4pm, St Dominic on 20th and Atcheson....Queen will orchestrate a
Drum Circle with the music students of ' Parish Musical Arts Conservatory'.

Saturday June 8th , Southeast library at 12 noon......Family Drum Circle.... Summer Reading Club ' KicK Off PaRtY' !

Thursday June 13th 6pm, Chilicothe Public library, Storytelling performance in Chilicothe,Ohio.

Monday June 17th ,at 2pm at Franklinton library .... Family Drum Circle.

Tuesday June 18th, 2:30pm at Parsons library...Family Drum Circle.

Monday June 24th at 2pm at Driving Park library.... Family Drum Circle.

Tuesday July 2nd at 6:30pm Orange Branch library in Delaware,Ohio...Storytelling
performance.

Wednesday July 10th at 2pm at Franklinton library....African Dance Class.

Tuesday July 16th at 6:30pm Powell Branch library near Delaware,Ohio....Storytelling
performance.

Wednesday July 17th at 7pm , Delaware Branch library ..Storytelling performance.

Monday July 22nd at 2pm at Shepard library.... Conga Line.

Thursday July 25th at Traditions @ Stygler Rd. 12noon... Jazz and Rib Festival
musical entertainment with Michael Branch(saxophonist)... Queen will be the Drummer.

Wednesday August 21st, 11am-2pm at Heritage Day Care on Dublin-Granville Rd. Jazz and Rib Festival.....Queen and friends will play music.

Monday September 2nd, 9am- 5pm, Upper Arlington Festival.......Queen and Baba Jubal
will be at the Box Drum making booth..........and Drum Circle at the end of the festival.

November 14th-17th in Hampton, Virginia 'National Association of Black Storytellers conference'..... with Emily Bailey and 5 -12 children.......we will be telling stories,dancing and drumming.


 

Friday Jan. 14th .............a drum circle at Goodwill on Edgehill Road..with my brother Roger Parish....at 10am.

Friday Jan. 21.............. 2 Altercare care centers..............Akron ,Ohio.

February 1st,2nd and 3rd Queen Najla will be performing at Pg parks recreation centers in Prince George,
Maryland............Black History Month.........Storytelling,dancing,drumming,Limbo,etc,..........


Wednesday Feb. 9th Southeast Library 7pm.   Family Drum circle.

Thursday Feb. 10th Livingston Library at 4:30pm................Family drum Circle.

Sunday February 20th.... Drumming for 'Black History Month' program at Bible Way Church
523 S. Wheatland Ave. 5pm.

Speaking and Drum Circle at  Walnutridge High School...............Livingston Ave.  Thursday February 24th
between 7:30am - 2:30pm. "DIVERSITY DAY"



 Easthaven Elementry school on Friday February 25th ...drumming,telling stories,
dancing,limbo,songs  and FUN FUN FUN with children and their teachers and some parents too....at 11am.
March 19th..........Drumming at  Bible Way Church on Wheatland Ave.  for a  Wedding and
reception(poetry).

March 26th...........
There is a change of address on Saturday March 26th............instead of Urban League,the  Prevail-Respect will
be at Ashburn Center 85 S. Claredon Ave.
                                                                 9am-3pm
A  Prevail-Respect youth program.

May 9th..............Sunset House 4040 Indian Road Toledo  43606..........10:00am. 
Fulton Manor nursing home 723 S Shoop Ave. Wauseon 43567........1:30pm.
Vancrest nursing home 600 Joe E. Brown Ave. Holgate 43527......3:30pm.

June 7th............Family Drum Circle at Linden Library  1:30pm.

June 11th...........Drum circle at Northern Lights Library .... 1:30pm


June 13th...........Drum circle at Driving Park Library......2:00pm.

June 14th............Family Drum Circle at Northern Lights Library 1:30pm.

June 15th.............Family Drum Circle at Shepard Library 2:00pm.


June 18th........... Limbo/Conga Line at Northside Library.....2:00pm.


June 20th............ Family Drum Circle at Karl Rd. Library at 2:00pm.

June 23rd......Storytelling performance at Driving Park Library at 2:00pm.

June 23rd...........Drum circle at Reynoldsburg Library........2:00pm.

June 29th........... Limbo contest at Shepard Library at 2:00pm.

June 29th..........Family Drum Circle at New Albany Library at 7:00pm.

June 30th..........Family Drum Circle at Gahanna Library at 2:00pm.

July 2nd............. African Dance class at Shepard Library.........2:00pm.

July 23rd..............Storytelling at Community Day camp...........Somali Day.


June 20............ Family Drum Circle at  Karl Rd. Library  at 2:00pm.


June 29th........... Limbo contest at  Shepard Library at  2:00pm.

June 29th..........Family Drum Circle at  New Albany Library at  7:00pm.

June 30th..........Family Drum Circle at  Gahanna Library at 2:00pm.


I am going to DRUM  at Unitarian Church in Indianapolis,Indiana Wednesday, October 10th...

Sadhguru is the speaker.... Isha Yoga.


October 12-14th ,I'll be performing (drumming and singing and dancing) at Children's
Music Network (CMN)  Conference.... in Zion,Illinois....Beach Hotel.

October 20th.... I'll be in Cincinnati,Ohio.....Drumming and dancing at a
house celebration... One year anniversary of the house being Consecrated by
Sadhguru..... Isha Yoga.

November   15th-17th..... I'll be in Baltimore,Maryland.... Drumming at (NABS)

National Annual Black Storytelling Festival..

 

 


 

 



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