Community Day Kick-Off

Posted by Dream Central on April 4, 2016

Community Day Kick-Off at Dream Central

Every neighborhood should have a place where dreams can come true and become a reality world. This is the goal and mission of Dream Central newly opened at 900 W. Jefferson Street, the former location of Wakisha Charter School. This state of the art facility will engage children, youth and families with events, and activities that will encourage education, constructive leisure time and out of school time programming.

Founded by Barbara Chavous, Dream Central will house Somerset Academy pre-school, No Dreams Deferred youth enrichment program, STEAM after school site, performing arts classes, amongst other entities. Scheduled for Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 11am – 2pm, Community Day will be an Open House presented by Philadelphia Small Business Fashion Week. Children, youth and adults of all ages are invited to come out and have fun while being entertained with games, face painting, live music, a runway show and lots of food. Free and Open to the Public, Community Day will be hosted by The BillionBrand and Bro Marcus with music by DjAkomplish and cooking by Chef Arnette Woodall of West Phillie Produce.

Dream Central promises to be a place where young people and their families can learn, spend quality time, get tutoring, interact with the arts, explore their creativity and experience the world of technology. Everyone is invited tour the facility, meet the staff and chat with local celebrity figures. Community Day will be a time and place for all to spend as cherish moments. A collaboration with PHA and the School District of Philadelphia will allow for free giveaways of educational materials and new books for all who intends. More information can be obtained by calling 215-783-5671 or check out the website

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