2018 Event: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 2018 Event: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

2018 Event: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/

2018 Event: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 2018 Event: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)

2018 Event: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 2018 Event: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)

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

2018 Event:Youth Workshop: Afro-Futurism Trading Card Workshop Series for Black Youth (aged 13-24)– Feb 3 & 10 @ 10:00am-5pm & RECEPTION Tuesday Feb 13 (7pm-8pm) @ Vancouver Public Library (Brittania Branch) (Vancouver)

For more information: Link Cost: Free but registration required.  For more information 604-665-2222 / vpl.ca/events Join multi-disciplinary artist Ruby Smith Díaz in advance of Black Futures month for the creation of Afro-Futurism Trading Cards! Inspired by the work of Octavia Butler, this workshop will have black-identified youth ages 13 to 18 design and create trading … Continue reading 2018 Event:Youth Workshop: Afro-Futurism Trading Card Workshop Series for Black Youth (aged 13-24)– Feb 3 & 10 @ 10:00am-5pm & RECEPTION Tuesday Feb 13 (7pm-8pm) @ Vancouver Public Library (Brittania Branch) (Vancouver)

2018 Event:Community Event: Bob Marley’s 73 Birthday bash – Feb 10, 2018 @ 8:30pm @ Grandview Legion Hall upstairs (Vancouver)

Vancouver celebrates on Saturday, February 10, Bob Marley's 73 Birthday bash, at The Grandview Legion Hall upstairs 2205 Commercial Drive. Live performance by Steel, Canada Reggae sensation from Toronto. BOOM-DADDY Band. Redemption sound DJ Bradley. George reggae Barrett. Jamaica Food and refreshments on sale. Tickets are $25 at Highlife music. Zulu records. Red cat records. … Continue reading 2018 Event:Community Event: Bob Marley’s 73 Birthday bash – Feb 10, 2018 @ 8:30pm @ Grandview Legion Hall upstairs (Vancouver)