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Black History Month

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Oshawa Public Libraries is celebrating Black History Month this February with fantastic cultural events dedicated to highlighting black history and culture. Click Here to sign up.

Black History in Oshawa: One Family’s Story – Learn about the earliest black settlers in Oshawa and their contributions to our city.
Jess Hann Branch, Wednesday, January 31, 6:00 PM.

Presenting the Honourable Jean Augustine – Honourable Dr. Jean Augustine P.C., C.M., C.B.E. will be delivering an inspiring presentation about her lifelong commitment to diversity, civic engagement, and economic empowerment.
Northview Branch, Monday, February 5, 7:00 PM.

Caribbean Heritage in Oshawa – Meet our panel guests and community partners for a lively discussion of early settlement of Caribbean people in the Oshawa area and the establishment of Club Carib Oshawa Inc. over 50 years ago.
Legends Centre Branch, Tuesday, February 20, 6:30 PM.

Club Carib Steel Drum and Dance Festival - Take in the full Caribbean experience with the Hummingbird Dancers and Oshawa Sounds of Steel. See an amazing live dance presentation, and learn about Caribbean Culture. Purchase delicious Caribbean snacks, too!
Club Carib Oshawa Inc.,
Caribbean Culture Centre,
600 Wentworth St. E.
Saturday, February 24, 1:00 – 4:00 PM