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Upcoming Events

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.

In partnership with the Black History Month Association

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

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.

Small Business Café Networking

Meet, learn, and share your experiences and issues with other small business owners like yourself. Bring your business cards and get ready to connect. 

This month, our guest is TK Manyimo, a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional from Shumba Consulting. TK will talk about emerging initiatives around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 

The Small Business Cafe is a monthly networking event for small business start-ups and owners.

In partnership with Shumba Consulting

Central Library - Monday February 3rd @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm RBC Learning Centre | Floor 3 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