Upcoming Events

Black History Month: February 2020 

     

Click here for this year’s Black History Month Events Schedule

2020 Durham Black History Month Celebration Launch
Saturday, February 1
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate, 1355 Harwood Ave. N., Ajax
Refreshments to be served
Click to register

 

Black History Month Trivia Challenge for Kids/Youth
Saturday, February 8
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ajax Welcome Centre, 458 Fairall St., Unit 5, Ajax
Kahoot game and cool prizes to be won!!!
Pizza and drinks
Click to register

All knowledge/abilities welcome to this trivia challenge!!! Kids need to simply bring positive energy, good team-playing spirit, and a willingness to learn! For those wishing to study before the trivia, they can focus on the following areas of Black history:

  • Africa: Prosperity Before Slavery
  • Slavery: Destruction of a People
  • ‘Freedom’: The Next Chapter (Rebuilding Within the Diaspora)
  • Finding Prosperity on a New Land

For more information about the trivia, call:  905-683-7495

 

Movie Showing: “Get Out” (Rated R)
Sunday, February 9 – 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Pickering Public Library (Central Branch), 1 The Esplanade S., Pickering
Intro and post-viewing discussion
Refreshments to be served
Click to register

 

Movie Showing: “If Beale Street Could Talk” (Rated PG)
Sunday, February 16 – 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Ajax Public Library (Main Branch), 55 Harwood Ave., S., Ajax
Intro and post-viewing discussion
Refreshments to be served
Click to register
 or call 905-683-4000 x 8813

 

Panel Discussion – Black Excellence
Sunday, February 23 – 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Whitby Public Library (Central Library) – 405 Dundas St., W., Whitby
Refreshments to be served
Click to register or call 905-668-6531

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Spring Fling Dinner and Dance – Saturday, April 4, 2020

Annual Scholarship Awards Brunch – Sunday, June 14, 2020