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50 Years of Hip Hop

Digital illustration of male Hip-Hop dancer with stylish blue outfit and a white hat.

Saturday, February 24, 2024

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Price: Free

Michael T. Lake Performing Arts Center

55 Neptune Boulevard
Neptune City, NJ 07753

Neptune Black History

Event Description

Learn how Hip Hop has impacted the world for the past 50 Years.

Activities throughout this event will include listening to MCs and DJs, hearing from keynote speakers, learning the art of hip hop dancing, graffiti making and much more.

Age Limitations

Everyone is welcome! There is no age limitation. Please be aware that youth and adult participants are allowed to express their forthright and honest viewpoints.

Photography and Video Consent

Your attendance at this event is construed as complete, irrevocable consent for videography, photography and other means of recording as well as distribution of same for promotional and educational purposes without compensation.

Handicapped Access

For access needs, please contact the Neptune School District to inquire at phone (732) 776-2200. 

Please tell them that you will be accessing the Michael T. Lake Performing Arts Center.


Parking is limited in front of Neptune High School facing Neptune Boulevard which houses the Michael T. Lake Performing Arts Center. There is ample parking behind the high school and across the street at the Board of Education lot.

Additional Information

Special thanks to the event sponsors:

Neptune Township, Neptune Township School District, NJ Natural Gas, New Jersey Pan-African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NJPACCI), Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Iota Chi Sigma Chapter, National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa Inc., Zeta Epsilon Chapter, and the Harris family.

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NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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