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TRENTON, N.J. - Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Mercer County Division of Culture & Heritage will join the United States District Court in Trenton to celebrate Black History Month. The commemoration on Tuesday, February 17, begins at 4 p.m. at the Federal Courthouse, 402 E. State Street, Trenton, and will feature an exhibit of works by artists of African descent, including the late Tom Malloy, and will honor two area artists, Walter Culbreth of Ewing, and Ted Plunkett of Trenton. An Artists’ Reception will follow the 4 p.m. program. Artwork will be on display throughout February.

WHAT: Mercer County, Federal Judges, City Officials and County Division of Culture & Heritage host Black History Month Art Exhibit and Reception

WHEN: 4 p.m., Tuesday, February 17, 2008

WHERE: Federal Court, 402 East State Street, Suite 100, Trenton.

PARKING: Park free in the lot at Canal and Merchant streets, one block from Trenton City Hall. Visitors MUST bring their parking ticket to the event so that it may be validated. Visitors who do not have their parking ticket validated will be charged for parking.