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There will be a celebration of Black History Month in Kewanee at the First Congregational Church on Sunday, February 17th. The theme of the event will be Hold Fast to Your Dreams and the event will feature performances by the Kewane High School Choir and the Wethersfield High School Choir Perfomances Soloist. Representative Dan Swanson will be in attendance along with Kewanee Mayor Steve Looney, the members of the Kewanee City Council, City Manager Gary Bradley and School Superintendents Shane Kazubowski and Chris Sullens. There will be an educational displays, African-American Doll and Military displays as well. The event gets underway at 2 Pm with refreshments to be served after the event.