Events

Saturday February 4/17 – Celebration of Bob Marley’s Music
eBar, 41 Quebec Street, Guelph
Hosted by CFRU’s Nicky Dread, the evening will feature a DJ, performance by Oshungo Drum & Dance and live music by The Baudelaires
Doors open 10pm
$10 per person  

Thursday February 9/17 – Live Music
Royal City Brewing Company, 199 Victoria Road South, Guelph
Come out and enjoy a performance by singer/songwriter Malachi Greenidge and enjoy the taste of freedom with a drink of “Lantern Ale”, the distinct brew of Black History Month.
7 pm – 9 pm
Free admission, donations welcome.

Saturday February 11/17 – Movie Night
Heritage Hall, 83 Essex Street, Guelph
Featuring a performance by the Youth Jazz Ensemble, film “A Linc in Time” and Q & A with filmmaker Nicole Brooks
Doors open 6:30 pm, event starts 7pm
$10 per person admission includes popcorn

A Linc in Time chronicles the extraordinary life of the Honourable Lincoln Alexander, Canada’s first Black Member of Parliament and first Black Lieutenant Governor…a true pioneer and legend. 

Friday February 24/17 – Fourth Friday
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph
Enjoy a performance by Oshungo Drum and Dance
7pm
Free admission, donations welcome.

Oshungo Drum & Dance is a collective of professional drummers and dancers from diverse backgrounds who infuse traditional African and Caribbean rhythms and movements with original creations. Their intent is to share cultural experiences from West Africa and the Caribbean by expressing the joy of drum and dance with children, teachers, the community and the world.

Saturday February 25/17 – Family Drumming Workshop
Heritage Hall, 83 Essex Street, Guelph
End Black History Month with a Bang!
Featuring the Funga Drummers
Doors open at 1:30 pm, workshop starts at 2pm
$10 per person, $30 for family of four.
**Limited seating** 

Saturday February 25/17 – Drums and Dancing at the Heritage Hall
Heritage Hall, 83 Essex Street, Guelph
Enjoy a performance by the Funga Drummers, a dance party featuring DJ Charless Janzen and imbibe the taste of freedom with a ”Lantern Ale”.
All ages. Licensed event. Cultural foods.
Doors open 7 pm
$10 per person