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Black History Month Kick-Off & Community Recognition Awards

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Dates: February 04, 2017
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 1pm - 8pm
Location: The Dave Dunnet Community Centre
Address: 2016 Oak Bay Avenue Victoria, BC V8S 2N2
Admission: Free
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To celebrate Black History Month and mark Canada’s 150th birthday, different cultures in the community are invited on February 4th to showcase and share with the public drumming and dances from their respective cultures.

Unified with the sounds and rhythms of drums and dances, Victoria African & Caribbean Society will bring together many cultures to raise awareness, acknowledge, and celebrate the many achievements and contributions that Canadians of African and Caribbean heritage have made to the building of our great country.

Dress Code: Dashiki Outfit

Tickets are free and can be obtained through Eventbrite in advance.

Month Program:

February 4 BLACK HISTORY MONTH, Drum & Dance Fest Canada 150 THE DAVE DUNNET COMMUNITY THEATRE Oak Bay High School 2121 Cadboro Road; Victoria, BC 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm Movie Screening and Panel Discussion 

February 18 École Victor- Brodeur, 637 Head Street 3pm - 8pm We will screen a movie and host a panel discussion based on that movie. The event takes place in Victor-Brodeur school and is open to the public. Light Dinner is provided after the panel discussion

February 25 Black History Month Community Recognition Awards Cedar Hill Recreation Center, Victoria 6:30pm - 12:30am Dress Code: Gala Attire

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