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Black History Month 2022


Upcoming Events

  • Know The Past Shape The Future
    Fri, Feb 25
    Feb 25, 2022, 7:00 p.m. EST
    On Friday, February 25th, 2022, the Afro Caribbean Mentorship Program (ACMP) sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada, will host its fourth annual, one-day (online) Black History Month event.
  • The Barber Family- Our Proud Place in Ottawa's History
    Wed, Feb 23
    Feb 23, 2022, 7:00 p.m. EST
    Guest Speaker: Thomas Barber
  • Black History Month Music Arts Festival
    Tue, Feb 22
    Feb 22, 2022, 7:00 p.m. EST
    Presented by Afro Black Cultural Centre & Arts Connect Ottawa
  • Black History Month- Jewish Federation of Ottawa
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Feb 20
    Feb 20, 2022, 6:00 a.m. – Feb 26, 2022, 11:50 p.m.
    Black History Month: The Jewish Federation of Ottawa is celebrating the racial diversity that exists within the Jewish community through a selection of films available for viewing throughout February. Visit for more info
  • Black History Month- February and Forever
    Thu, Feb 17
    Feb 17, 2022, 7:00 p.m. EST
    Black History Month virtual celebration — February 17, 2022 Tune in to the Black History Month virtual celebration on Facebook Live at 7 pm (ET), February 17, 2022. This live virtual event highlighting this year’s theme will feature performances, tributes, interviews and much more!
  • An evening with Perdita Felicien, presented by the Canadian Museum of History
    Feb 17, 2022, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Canadian Museum of History website
    Olympian, world champion, TV host and author Perdita Felicien talks about life after sports
  • Children Stories in the Diaspora, presented by Black History Ottawa
    Feb 13, 2022, 2:00 p.m.
    Black History Ottawa YouTube page
    Listen to readers from the black community share children’s stories written by black authors from the diaspora. All are welcome to attend this family-oriented event.
  • PLAY: The Last Epistle of Tightrope
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Feb 12
    Feb 12, 2022, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
    In-person in the Azrieli Studio, National Arts Centre, Ottawa February 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 2022 at 8 PM
  • Une soirée en compagnie de Jennifer Abel, présentée par le Musée canadien de l'histoire
    Feb 10, 2022, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Site du musée de l'histoire
    L’olympienne et la Canadienne la plus médaillée aux Championnats du monde de sports aquatiques, Jennifer Abel, parle de faire sa place comme athlète métisse en plongeon, de la conquête du podium et de la vie après le sport.
    Wed, Feb 09
    Feb 09, 2022, 7:00 p.m.
    Coming to terms with our past Guest speaker: June Girvan
  • Sankofa Back to Africa:  Africentric Social Work Serving African, Caribbean & Black Communities
    Feb 09, 2022, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Panel event in Sankofa: Back to Africa, a Black History Month series brought to you by Carleton University’s School of Social Work, the Carleton University Bachelor of Social Work Student Society, the Centre for Studies on Poverty and Social Citizenship, Memorial University and OASW’s networks in Ot
  • Black History Month: Sound in Living Colour (Music and Painting)
    Wed, Feb 09
    Presented by the Ottawa Public Library
    Feb 09, 2022, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST
    Presented by the Ottawa Public Library
    Musician Kathryn Patricia Cobbler will guide older adult participants through this multidisciplinary workshop, drawing correlations between music and painting
  • The Ethical Cost of Immortal Research
    Tue, Feb 08
    Feb 08, 2022, 7:00 p.m.
    This presentation will discuss the HeLa cells of Henrietta Lacks. It also explains how Henrietta and her family were disadvantaged and their generational wealth was stolen.
  • In Our Tongues Reading and Art Series Black History Month Gathering
    Tue, Feb 08
    Feb 08, 2022, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Black History Summit to celebrate Black excellence in Tech and Science: Past, Present, and Future!
    Feb 05, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST
    On Saturday, February 5 we’re excited to launch our first Black History Summit to celebrate Black excellence in Tech and Science: Past, Present, and Future! This virtual event will honour the achievements of Black innovators and will feature Black tech professionals as they share their journeys in
  • The Afro Caribbean Business Network (ACBN) presents...UBUNTU Black History Month Event
    Feb 03, 2022, 7:00 p.m.
    Register on Eventbrite deadline February 1
    The Afro Caribbean Business Network (ACBN) presents...UBUNTU Black History Month Event!featuring Francis Jeffers & the Canadian Multicultural Inventors Museum (CMIM) In celebration of Black History Month, ACBN is hosting a free online event using a Virtual Reality Platform. A VR Headset is preferred
  • Lancement du Mois de l'Histoire des Personnes d'Ascendance Africaine
    Jan 30, 2022, 7:00 p.m. EST
    Live sur Facebook
    Maitre de Cérémonie et Artiste invité: Abel Maxwell
  • 34th Annual Black History Month Kick-off
    Sun, Jan 30
    Online registration on EventBrite
    Jan 30, 2022, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST
    Online registration on EventBrite
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