Events coming up throughout the summer and fall …

Saturday, June 11th (by invitation)
Unveiling of BCBHAS Community Stories Wall Graphic

sxʷeŋxʷəŋ təŋəxʷ James Bay Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library  The official event ends at 3:00 pm, the library will remain open until 6:00 pm.

In 2019 BC Black History Awareness Society entered into an agreement with Digital Museums Canada to produce an exhibit, about the stories of BC Black Pioneers, for the DMC collection of Community Stories. The permanent online exhibit opened in December 2020. The Greater Victoria Public Library has designed and installed a permanent wall graphic in the Mifflin Wistar Gibbs Study Room at the branch, to recognize and celebrate the historical and contemporary community connections this online exhibit represents. About the project and this installation

Saturday, June 18th Culture Links: A Canada Multiculturalism Day Celebration 3:00 – 7:00 pm Cameron Bandshell, Chestnut Row, Beacon Hill Park

We’ve partnered with some of Victoria’s most dynamic cultural groups to bring you this FREE event, FREE Entertainment, and FREE food for Family fun!

Pastel colored backgrounds with white/black lettering, stylized collages of faces, instruments, objects representing cultures

Cultural cuisine and performances will represent Africa, the Caribbean, China, Cuba, India, The Philippines, South America, and more.

Saturday, August 20th
Live Music Festival

Ship Point at Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Event includes food, music, dance, and other attractions and activities.

Saturday, November 26th
Colourful Business Conference

Organized by Kulea Culture Society in partnership with the City of Victoria, BC Black History Awareness Society and Songhees Development Corporation, Colourful Business Conference will be at the Victoria Conference Centre; promoting Indigenous, racialized and new immigrant businesses and enterprises in Victoria.

Missed an event? Check our Event Archive Information Page and our History of Events including access to the 2021, 2022 Black History Month guest speaker videos.

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