Black History Month 2020 Events- At a Glance List (including events in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Victoria and more)

Last updated: February 16, 2020   -each entry links to more information  * denotes multiple dates Month of February (multiple dates) Exhibition: Dressed in Black: The Journey an exhibition by the National Congress of Black Women Foundation February 2020 @ Vancouver Maritime Museum, 1905 Ogden Avenue in Vanier Park (Vancouver) Community Event: Black History Month … Continue reading Black History Month 2020 Events- At a Glance List (including events in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Victoria and more)

Community Event: Locals Lounge presents: Afro Van Connect| February 12, 2020 @ 7:00pm @ Railway Stage & Beer Café, 579 Dunsmuir Street, (Vancouver)

For more information:  Eventbrite Link Facebook Link Date:  Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Time: 7:00pm -11:00pm Location: Railway Stage & Beer Café, 579 Dunsmuir Street (Vancouver) Cost:$10 Event Description: Locals Lounge is a live interview and music series featuring Vancouver's best talent, letting audiences discover the people behind the music. Join host Ian Cromwell and get … Continue reading Community Event: Locals Lounge presents: Afro Van Connect| February 12, 2020 @ 7:00pm @ Railway Stage & Beer Café, 579 Dunsmuir Street, (Vancouver)

Community Event: Black History Month: A Gospel Celebration @ February 16, 2020 @ 7:00pm-9:30pm @ Canadian Memorial United Church West 15th Avenue at Burrard Street(Vancouver)

For more information: Facebook link Date: Sunday, February 16, 2020 Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm Location: Canadian Memorial United Church West 15th Avenue at Burrard Street(Vancouver) Cost: Tickets are at the door - FREE or BY DONATION Event Description: Celebrate Black History Month with Vancouver's longest running gospel choir! With performances by Universal Gospel Choir, Canadian Memorial United … Continue reading Community Event: Black History Month: A Gospel Celebration @ February 16, 2020 @ 7:00pm-9:30pm @ Canadian Memorial United Church West 15th Avenue at Burrard Street(Vancouver)

Community Event: The Black Love Series: Healing with Food| February 21, 2020 @ 6:30PM @ ArtStarts in Schools, 808 Richards St.(Vancouver)

For more information:  Eventbrite link Facebook link  Date: Friday, February 21, 2020 Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm Location: ArtStarts in Schools, 808 Richards St. (Vancouver) Cost: $40 (Eventbrite link) Event Description: Join Afro Van Connect alongside Asha Wheeldon from Kula Kitchen, Dr. Dorian Holmes and Dora Kamau for an evening of exploration of self-love, food, and wellness. This … Continue reading Community Event: The Black Love Series: Healing with Food| February 21, 2020 @ 6:30PM @ ArtStarts in Schools, 808 Richards St.(Vancouver)

Community Event: Old School Vibe Friday! (Rexx's Bday)| February 14, 2020 @ 11:00pm @ Calabash Bistro, 428 Carrall St (Vancouver)

For more information:  Facebook Link Date:  Friday, February 14, 2020 Time: 11:00pm -2:00am Location: Calabash Bistro, 428 Carrall St (Vancouver) Cost: Event Description: This month back by popular demand we have Teknique The Kingpin (Toronto) alongside Dj Rexx dropping the old school90's and early 2000's classics!! Straight Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae/Dancehall and pop all night … Continue reading Community Event: Old School Vibe Friday! (Rexx's Bday)| February 14, 2020 @ 11:00pm @ Calabash Bistro, 428 Carrall St (Vancouver)

Community Event: Dr. Sherene Seikaly.Productive Discomforts: Sa'da, Blackness, and Palestine | Feb 13, 2020|6:30pm|Simon Fraser University (Harbour Centre Campus) 515 West Hastings Street (Vancouver)

For more information: Eventbrite Link Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Location: Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre Campus (Room HC 7000), 515 West Hastings Street (Vancouver) Cost: Free but register (link to register at Eventbrite Link ) Event Description: Annual Lecture Series Presents: Dr. Sherene Seikaly About this Event Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies Annual … Continue reading Community Event: Dr. Sherene Seikaly.Productive Discomforts: Sa'da, Blackness, and Palestine | Feb 13, 2020|6:30pm|Simon Fraser University (Harbour Centre Campus) 515 West Hastings Street (Vancouver)

Community Event: For Everyone, By Us: A Love Letter to Black Artists| February 14, 2020 @ 7:00pm @ THE WAREHOUSE 550 MALKIN AVE (Vancouver)

For more information:  Facebook Link Date:  Friday, February 14, 2020 Time: 7:00pm -10:00pm Location: THE WAREHOUSE, 550 MALKIN AVE (Vancouver) Cost: $10 Event Description: "For Everyone By Us" is a movement that was born from a desire to showcase black artists, while simultaneously creating community and fostering connection. We strive to create spaces for black … Continue reading Community Event: For Everyone, By Us: A Love Letter to Black Artists| February 14, 2020 @ 7:00pm @ THE WAREHOUSE 550 MALKIN AVE (Vancouver)

Community Event: The Beauty of Being Black · Hosted by by SFU Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies | Feb 28, 2020|5:00pm-7:00pm |Simon Fraser University (Harbour Centre Campus) 515 West Hastings Street (Vancouver)

For more information: Eventbrite Link  Date: Friday, February 28, 2020 Time: 5:30pm-9:30pm Location: Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre Campus (Room HC 7000), 515 West Hastings Street (Vancouver) Cost: Free but register (link to register at Eventbrite Link ) Event Description: “The Beauty of Being Black”: A Genealogy of Black Muslim Fashion in the United States - SFU … Continue reading Community Event: The Beauty of Being Black · Hosted by by SFU Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies | Feb 28, 2020|5:00pm-7:00pm |Simon Fraser University (Harbour Centre Campus) 515 West Hastings Street (Vancouver)

Community Event: Le mois de l'histoire des noirs / Black History Month 2020 · Hosted by La Boussole and Canadian Haitian Cultural Association of British Columbia | Feb 27, 2020 | 5:30pm-9:30pm | La Boussole #214 – 312 Main Street (Vancouver)

For more information: Eventbrite Link  Facebook Link Date: Friday, February 27, 2020 Time: 5:30pm-9:30pm Location: La Boussole #214 - 312 Main Street (Vancouver) Cost: $25/30 (link to purchase tickets Ticket Link) Event Description: ENGLISH VERSION BELOW Rejoignez-nous pour découvrir les meilleurs artistes Afro-canadiens de Vancouver. Cette soirée spéciale sera composée de chanteur.se, danseur.se et professionnel.le de … Continue reading Community Event: Le mois de l'histoire des noirs / Black History Month 2020 · Hosted by La Boussole and Canadian Haitian Cultural Association of British Columbia | Feb 27, 2020 | 5:30pm-9:30pm | La Boussole #214 – 312 Main Street (Vancouver)

Community Event: Colour the Trails presents: Black Like Me -Outdoor editions -February 21, 2020 | 6:30pm @ Arc'teryx Kitsilano 2033 W 4th Ave (Vancouver)

For more information: Link Date: Friday, February 21, 2020 Time: 6:30pm Location: Arc'teryx Kitsilano 2033 W 4th Ave (Vancouver) Cost: $15 (link to purchase tickets) Event Description: Hosted by: Judith Kasiama & Colour the Trails The lack of diversity and representation in the outdoors can be discouraging and challenging for Black and Indigenous People of … Continue reading Community Event: Colour the Trails presents: Black Like Me -Outdoor editions -February 21, 2020 | 6:30pm @ Arc'teryx Kitsilano 2033 W 4th Ave (Vancouver)

Community Event: Black History Month Family Day– February 15, 2020 | 12:00pm-4:00pm| @ Coquitlam Heritage 1116 Brunette Avenue (Coquitlam)

For more information: Link Facebook link Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020 Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Coquitlam Heritage 1116 Brunette Avenue (Coquitlam) Cost: Event Description: Join us at Mackin House for a day to celebrate African culture in Canada. Enjoy food, performances, an interactive drum circle, crafts, and a presentation by the African Descent Society of BC. … Continue reading Community Event: Black History Month Family Day– February 15, 2020 | 12:00pm-4:00pm| @ Coquitlam Heritage 1116 Brunette Avenue (Coquitlam)