Black History Month

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 8:00am to Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 6:00pm
Special Event

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. 

Charlottetown

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

For teens

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.

For adults

Black Christmas presented by Kendi Tarichia with music by Scott Parsons and Zack Seals – Upstreet Brewery. Date and time to be announced.

Summerside

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.

Contact:

Phone: (902) 388-7517
Email: blackculturesocietype@gmail.com.

Organized by the Black Cultural Society of Prince Edward Island with funding support from the Culture Action Plan

 

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General Inquiries

Cultural Affairs Division
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Telephone: 902-620-3221
Fax: 902-368-4699

cultureinfo@gov.pe.ca

Images

  • Black History Month 2018 poster for PEI with event listings