July 29, 2017 – Emancipation Day Jamoboree
The Guelph Black Heritage Society (GBHS) invites all friends and families to join us at the Emancipation Day Jamboree at Heritage Hall.
The GBHS presents an afternoon of activities to celebrate Emancipation Day which is observed to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people of African descent.
Throughout the afternoon enjoy live music, cultural foods from the Big Jerk Food Truck, face painting, games and more!
Schedule – subject to change
2:00 pm Welcome / Greetings
2:05 pm Rhythms of Steel (steel pan)
2:35 pm Joni NehRita (singer)
3:00 pm Natasha Henry (author and educator)
3:15 pm Rhythms of Steel (steel pan)
3:45 pm DJ BeZePe
4:00 pm Natasha Henry (author and educator)
4:15 pm DJ BeZePe
4:30 pm Karen Carnavon (dancer & spoken word)
5:00 pm Verese Vassell-Bowen (singer)
5:30 pm DJ BeZePe
December 2, 2017 – Caribbean Christms Dance, Puslich Community Centre
February 2018 – Black History Month Celebrations