• Lift Every Voice 2016 Des Adams performs spoken word honouring the No. 2 Construction Battalion.

Upcoming Events

TD Presents: African Heritage Month
Opening Night

Come and share in this annual community celebration that launches African Heritage Month in Halifax. The evening features the traditional Opening Night ceremony, musical entertainment, and greetings from special guests. A reception will follow the official program.

Event Location: Terry Symonds Auditorium

TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries; In partnership with Black History Month Association

Halifax North Memorial - Thursday January 25th @ 7:00pm - 8:45pm

Puppet Shows
Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock

Ages 0-8

Will Mouse finally teach the trickster Anansi a lesson?

Event Location: Program Room

TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Cole Harbour - Thursday February 1st @ 10:30am - 11:00am

In Concert: JR Smith Trio

From North Preston, Jonathan (JR) Smith is a "young drumming phenomenon" on the rise. "Everything is a feeling, I play what I feel," he says of his improvisational style.

Event Location: Terry Symonds Auditorium

TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries; In partnership with Halifax Jazz Festival

Halifax North Memorial - Thursday February 1st @ 7:00pm - 8:45pm

Thank You

Thank you to our 2018 Community Advisory Group for guiding and enriching African Heritage Month programs and content.

  • Lou Gannon | Africville Heritage Trust
  • Russell Grosse | Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia
  • Karen Hudson | Auburn High School
  • Tracey Jones-Grant | Halifax Regional Municipality
  • Kesa Munroe-Anderson | HRM/NS Human Rights Commission
  • Sylvia Parris | Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute
  • John Wedderburn | Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute‚Äč