• African Heritage Month Opening Night, 2019

2020 Content Coming Soon.


Upcoming Events

Food Demonstration & Tasting: African Cuisine

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


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Cole Harbour Public Library - Tuesday January 21st @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm Adults Registration Required.

Food Demonstration & Tasting: African Cuisine

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


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

North Preston Community Centre - Wednesday January 22nd @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm Adults Registration Required.

African Heritage Month Opening Night

Share in this annual community celebration to launch African Heritage Month in Halifax. 

The evening features the traditional Opening Night ceremony, musical entertainment, and greetings from special guests.

A reception with refreshments will follow the official program.


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

In partnership with the Black History Month Association



Halifax North Memorial Public Library - Thursday January 23rd @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm All Ages

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
  • 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. Learn more about some of our community partners.

  • African Nova Scotian Music Association
  • Africentric Learning Institute (ALI)
  • Afua Cooper
  • Allister J. Barton
  • Ashanti Leadership and Development Services
  • Beyond Imagination Puppet Crew
  • Black Beauty Culture Association
  • Black Educators Association
  • Black History Month Association
  • Bradley Daye
  • Clara Clayton-Gough
  • Councillor Lindell Smith
  • D.A.D.S. Canada (Dads Against Double Standards Canada)
  • Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute
  • Department of Social Justice and Community Studies (Saint Mary's University)
  • Dr. Cinera States
  • Dr. Henry V. Bishop
  • Dr. Rachel Zellars
  • Drummers from Home
  • Evelyn C. White
  • Fernwood Publishing
  • Global African Congress - NS Chapter
  • Global News
  • Halifax Black Film Festival
  • Lynn Jones
  • Maritime Centre for African Dance
  • Mary's African Cuisine
  • Musquodoboit Valley Family Resource Centre
  • My Divine Appointment
  • National Film Board of Canada
  • North Preston Community Centre
  • Nova Scotia Association of Black Social Wokrers
  • Nova Scotia Mass Choir
  • Portia Clark
  • Reeny Smith
  • Shauntay Grant
  • TD Halifax Jazz Festival
  • Teens Now Talk Magazine
  • TK Manyimo
  • Toria Aidoo
  • Ujeengo Global Community International
  • Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia