Black History Month 2018 Events- At a Glance List (including events in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Victoria and more)

Last updated: February 26, 2018   -each entry links to more information  * denotes multiple dates →Events during the week of Monday, February 26- Sunday, March 4, 2018  (in green) *Until Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Community Events: BC Black History Awareness Society various events (Victoria) Art Installation: Artist Nanyamka Lewis will present an installation titled “The … Continue reading Black History Month 2018 Events- At a Glance List (including events in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Victoria and more)

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Le Mois de L’histoire des Noirs hosted by L’Association Francophone de Surrey et Canadian Haitian Cultural Association of British Columbia- Feb 24, 2018 @ 4pm @ L’Ecole Gabrielle-Roy (Surrey)

For more information or to RSVP email info@chca-bc.com or info@afsurrey.ca

Community Call to Action: UPDATE Letters can still be submitted until Feb 13, 2018 – On January 31, 2018 make your voice heard by Vancouver Mayor & City Council on the fate of a re-imagined Hogan’s Alley in the North East False Creek Plan

Update: Feb 5, 2018 After the speakers, Vancouver City Council referred questions to staff, debate and discussion on the matter to a Special Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at 9:30 am. Therefore, letters can still be sent (link to the letter generator - http://www.savechinatownheritage.org/campaigns/stand-up-for-chinatown-and-hogans-alley-for-northeast-false-creek-plan/letter).  Thank you to everyone who took the time to … Continue reading Community Call to Action: UPDATE Letters can still be submitted until Feb 13, 2018 – On January 31, 2018 make your voice heard by Vancouver Mayor & City Council on the fate of a re-imagined Hogan’s Alley in the North East False Creek Plan

Youth Event: Black History Month Youth Summit presented by UCABC (Unity Centre Association for Black Cultures)- February 17, 2018 @ 1:30pm-4:00pm @ Douglas College, 700 Royal Avenue (New Westminster)

Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2018-black-history-month-youth-summit-tickets-42598565456?aff=es2 Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1167381006732724/

Community Event: City of Richmond Black History Month Opening Ceremony-Feb 2, 2018 @ 4:30pm-6:15pm @ City of Richmond Council Chambers – 6911 No 3 Rd. (Richmond)

Friday, February 2 4:30–6:15pm Doors open at 4:00pm City of Richmond Council Chambers | 6911 No 3 Rd. Shiraine Haas, MC, leads this event that features a presentation by Warren Williams, “Never less than: Perseverance, family and society,” about his family’s experience relocating from the US to Canada. Learn about Jean Augustine, the first Black … Continue reading Community Event: City of Richmond Black History Month Opening Ceremony-Feb 2, 2018 @ 4:30pm-6:15pm @ City of Richmond Council Chambers – 6911 No 3 Rd. (Richmond)

Art Exhibition: Two-week exhibition of Black/African Artists residing in the lower mainland of British Columbia for Black History Month -Feb 17-Mar 2, 2018 @ Mon-Fri 9am-9pm & Sat-Sun 10am-5pm @ Richmond Arts Centre -7700 Minoru Gate (Richmond)

For more information, contact: artscentre@richmond.ca or 604 247 8300   February 17 - March 2 mon - fri: 9:00am - 9:30pm sat & sun: 10:00am - 5:00pm richmond arts centre upper rotunda | 7700 minoru gate ALL WELCOME Richmond Arts Centre welcomes you to a two-week exhibition by Black/African Artists residing in the lower mainland … Continue reading Art Exhibition: Two-week exhibition of Black/African Artists residing in the lower mainland of British Columbia for Black History Month -Feb 17-Mar 2, 2018 @ Mon-Fri 9am-9pm & Sat-Sun 10am-5pm @ Richmond Arts Centre -7700 Minoru Gate (Richmond)

Community Events: Richmond Library Black History Month Programs and Events -Feb 10,17 and 18, 2018 @ Richmond Public Library-7700 Minoru Gate (Richmond)

For more information or to register, speak to any library staff member or visit rpl.yourlibrary.ca/events_calendar Saturday, February 10th | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM - Afro-Canadians and their Contributions to the Canadian War Efforts (registered event) Saturday, February 10th | 2:00 – 4:00 PM - Story-Powering our Youth thru Dance and Storytelling (registered event) Saturday, … Continue reading Community Events: Richmond Library Black History Month Programs and Events -Feb 10,17 and 18, 2018 @ Richmond Public Library-7700 Minoru Gate (Richmond)