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

Last updated: February 22, 2020   -each entry links to more information  * denotes multiple dates

Month of February (multiple dates)

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Monday, March 2, 2020

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020

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

  1. Hey Karen: found this event that looks interesting on Saturday afternoon.

    Overture with the Arte is proud to present “Tracking Black Canada” as the topic of our 2020 Black History Month school tour. This year’s presentation will focus on the often forgotten histories of early black communities across our country. Using OWTA’s trademark edutainment style that combines video, music, Slam Poetry, Hip Hop, stand up comedy, and audience participation/ interaction, Tracking Black Canada will delve into the histories of some of Canada’s forgotten black communities. The presentation will highlight the contributions made by prominent residents in those communities, and how their impact is still felt today, and illuminate the conditions that led to their systemic demise.

    The presentation will run between 45 to 60 minutes. The presentation will flow from the East Coast of Canada all the way to the West, paying special attention to the role Canadian railway played in both the geographic and economic lives of blacks in Canada.

    Potential Tracking Black Canada subjects include:

    NOVA SCOTIA, Africville, Halifax

    QUEBEC, Little Burgundy, Montreal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA, Hogan’s Alley, Vancouver

    ALBERTA, Amber Valley, Edmonton
    Amber Valley is an unincorporated community in Alberta. In 1909, a

    A special presentation will be delivered at Shore Line Studios on Saturday, February 22 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm.

    The event is free to attend.

    Light refreshments will be served.

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