Union County's series of Black History Month educational and cultural events began on February 2 with a flag raising at the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth. Freeholder Vice Chairman Angel G. Estrada and Freeholders Angela Garretson, Christopher Hudak, Andrea Staten and Rebecca Williams joined other officials in the ceremony.

The series continues this Thursday evening with an opportunity to "meet" civil rights activist Rosa Parks in a first-person interpreter presentation at Union County's Trailside Nature and Science Center, 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside.

Attendees must be adults age 18 or older or high school students. Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended through the Trailside Talks link on the Union County activities online registration website, https://secure.rec1.com/NJ/union-county-nj/catalog (scroll down for the Trailside Talks link).

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