Grandparents Day

Plan to do something grand!

National Grandparents Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in September. It can be celebrated anywhere. Here’s what Aging and Disability Services is planning:

Grandparents Day is on September 10, 2023

The Mayor’s Council on African American Elders (MCAAE), Northwest African American Museum (NAAM), and community partners will celebrate grandparents on Sunday, September 10, 2023. Visit this page in the future to learn about the 2023 program.

If you missed the 2022 event, visit the NAAM YouTube video recording of the event. Of special note, hear our director, Mary Mitchell, in the welcome remarks; ADS Advisory Council member Zelda Foxall’s portrayal of her grandmother, Alva Lee Wise Simmons, a civil rights activist whose Shreveport, LA church was bombed during the Civil Rights Movement; poetry by spoken word artist Kibibi Monié, who directs the Nu Black Arts West Theater; and entertainment by the NAAM African American Ensemble (ACE) .

For more information, e-mail ADS senior planner Karen Winston (

Learn about the history of Grandparents Day here. Information about previous local celebrations is available here: 2022 | 2021 | 2020

Grandparents Day 2022 flyer image

Click on the image above to open the 2022 flyer.