Black History Month

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vendredi 7 février 2020 à 19 h

au dimanche 23 février 2020 à 15 h

Special Event

Celebrate Black History Month by taking part in musical, cultural and literary events across the province.

The Black Cultural Society of PEI  has chosen a theme inspired by The United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent theme -

Creating a New Dynamic!

Library Events

Free music, dance, history, literacy and art programs at library branches across the province. Something for all ages! Check your local public library for listings.

  • Dance and Carnival Mask workshop, Confederation Centre Children's Library, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2:00 pm.
  • Drumming craft and workshop,  Summerside Rotary Library, Saturday, February 15, 2:00 pm and Cornwall Public Library, Saturday, February 29, 2:00 pm
  • Black History Month Storytime, Confederation Centre Children's Library, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 3:30 pm and Wednesday, Feb. 19, 11:00 am
  • Junkanoo, Stratford Public Library, Saturday, February 22, 2:00 pm
  • Songs of Black History with Scott Parsons and guests, Confederation Centre Public Library, Feb. 23, 2:00 pm

Community Events

Creating A New Dynamic - Panel Discussions  
Creating A New Dynamic on Campus:The Case for Black Student Unions,  Thursday, February 6, 5:00 pm, Fox and Crow, UPEI  
Creating A New Dynamic on Prince Edward Island, Thursday, February 20, 7:00 pm, Confederation Centre Art Gallery  
Saturday, February 7, 7:00 pm, Songs of PEI Black History, The Manse, Marshfield

Scott Parsons' album "Darkies Hollow" is inspired by Black Island history. Its title comes from a conversation with Black Island descendant Stella Shepard, whose family lived on a road called Darkie's Hollow by locals. This event will feature songs and stories of PEI's little known black history. Book tickets in advance; limited seating. Call 902- 213-2861.

Meet Community Members



Black History Month is sponsored in part by Innovation PEI and Provincial Library Services.

vendredi 7 février 2020 à 19 h

au dimanche 23 février 2020 à 15 h

Renseignements généraux

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