Black History Month
At library branches across the province, you can check out displays of books, magazines, DVDs during the month. Check the listings below for events in the community.
For children and families
Storytime and Craft: Tuesday, February 20, 1:30 pm & Wednesday February 21, 11:00 am, Confederation Centre Library. Staff will read "the Patchwork Path" and lead a simple paper / quilt craft.
Bean mosaic craft: Friday, February 16 at 2:00 pm (PD day for students), Confederation Centre Library
Seed mosaic craft: February 10, 2:00 pm with Kendi Tarichia of the Black Cultural Society, Confederation Centre Library
Privilege Activity: Startup Zone, Queen Street: February 16, 2:00 pm
For all ages
Performance and drumming circle by the Maritime Centre for African Dance. Saturday, February 11, 2:00 pm at the Confederation Centre Public Library.
Songs of PEI Black History with Scott Parsons, Pepepto Pinto and Zack Seals: Saturday, February 24, 2:00 pm, Confederation Centre Library
IMAC fiilm screening that addresses inclusion and diversity issues: City Cinema. Date and time to be announced.
Short films: Muted, Zaneta Ambassa and the King verus Jupiter Wise with Scott Parsons. Date and time to be announced.
Black Christmas presented by Kendi Tarichia with music by Scott Parsons and Zack Seals – Upstreet Brewery. Date and time to be announced.
For all ages
Jim Hornby who has researched and written a book on the topic, will share information about Prince Edward Island's historical black community. Admission is free. Sunday, February 4, 2:00 pm at the Eptek Centre
Performance and drumming circle by the Maritime Centre for African Dance. Saturday, February 17, 2:00 pm at the Summerside Rotary Library.
Phone: (902) 388-7517
Organized by the Black Cultural Society of Prince Edward Island with funding support from the Culture Action Plan