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Upcoming Events

Food Demonstration & Tasting: African Cuisine

Discover the flavours of Africa with Chef Mary Nkrumah of Mary's African Cuisine.

TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Musquodoboit Harbour Public Library - Tuesday January 28th @ 5:30pm - 7:30pm Adults | Teens Registration Required. To register, call us at (902) 889-2227.

Puppet Show: Melba's Trombone

Based on Katheryn Russell-Brown's children's book, Little Melba and Her Big Trombone, this puppet show tells us about a talented, young, Black musician.

TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Keshen Goodman Public Library - Wednesday February 5th @ 10:00am - 10:30am Kids | Preschoolers

Movie Matinee: The Best of Enemies

Rated PG | 2019 | 2h 13min

Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, the man known as an 'Exalted Cyclops' of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.

The Best of Enemies stars Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, and Babou Ceesay.

Tickets will be given out 60 minutes before program begins.

Woodlawn Public Library - Wednesday February 5th @ 1:30pm - 3:45pm Adults

Thank You

Thank you to our Community Advisory Group for guiding and enriching African Heritage Month programs and content.

  • Tracey Jones-Grant | Halifax Regional Municipality
  • Russell Grosse | Black Cultural Centre
  • Sylvia Parris | Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Insititute
  • John Wedderburn | Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute​
  • Kesa Munroe-Anderson | NS Human Rights Commission
  • Karen Hudson | Auburn High School
  • Lou Gannon | African Nova Scotian Music Association
  • Juanita Peters | Africville Museum
  • Rielle Williams | Black Cultural Centre
  • Renise Cain | Halifax Public Libraries
  • Crystal Mulder | Halifax Public Libraries

Thank you to the individuals and organizations who have brought African Heritage Month to life through events at the Library.

  • 902ManUp
  • African Nova Scotian Music Association
  • Africentric Learning Institute (ALI)
  • Africville Heritage Trust
  • Ashanti Leadership & Professional Development Services
  • Black & Immigrant Women Network Association of Nova Scotia
  • Black Business Initiative
  • Black Educators Association
  • Black History Month Association
  • CBC
  • Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute
  • Fernwood Publishing
  • Global Afrikan Congress – Nova Scotia Chapter
  • Halifax Community Investment Fund
  • Maritime Centre for African Dance
  • Mary's African Cuisine
  • Neptune Theatre
  • Nova Scotia Mass Choir
  • Patoria Legacy Project
  • Saint Mary's University
  • TD Halifax Jazz Festival
  • TeensNowTalk Magazine
  • The Objective