BHM 2024 EVENTS

BCS will host a screening of short and feature-length films created by Black filmmakers from PEI and beyond, followed by a short discussion and Q&A.
CURATED AND HOSTED BY: Loïc Niyonsenga

Event Date: Sunday, March 10th, 2024

Event Time: 1-3 pm 

Location: City Cinema, 64 King Street, Charlottetown

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BCS will host an opening celebration where we introduce the upcoming month of activities. This gala event will feature local performing artists and a three-course meal will be served. Click here to see the Gala Program.

Event Date: Saturday, January 27, 2024

Time: 6:30pm to 12am (midnight). Doors open at 6:30 and the dance begins at 10pm

Location: Delta Hotels Prince Edward, 18 Queen Street, Charlottetown

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BCS members will travel across the Island to raise the Pan-African flag in various locations including Charlottetown, The Town of Three Rivers, Kensington, Borden-Carleton, and Cornwall. 

Event date, time and location respectively:

Feb 1, 9:00 am: City Hall, 199 Queen Street, Charlottetown.

Feb 1, 10:15 am: Provincial Government Administrative Complex, Shaw Building, 105 Rochford, Charlottetown

Feb 1, 11:15 am Stratford Townhall, Stratford

Feb 2, 12:00 pm Three Rivers Town Hall, Montague

Feb 2, 2:00 pm UPEI, Charlottetown

Feb 5, 10:00 am Kensington

Feb 5, 12:30 pm Fire Hall, 244 Borden Avenue, Borden-Carleton

Feb 6, 12 pm Town Hall, 15 Mercedes Drive, Cornwall

BCS is proud to introduce the first annual Youth Engaged! Luncheon for ages 12-16. Participants will have the opportunity to share and relate experiences, knowledge, and ideas. Includes a workshop presented by STEAM PEI. Pizza will be served!

Event date: 3 February 2024

Event time: 12 pm-3 pm

Location: BCS Theatre, Lower Level, Atlantic Technology Centre, 176 Great George Street, Charlottetown

Register here to confirm your seat at the event. 

Note: This event is open only to self-identified members of the Black Community.

BCS will host the annual BHM lecture. Speaker and topic TBD.

Event Date: February 4, 2024

Event time: 2-4 pm

Location:  Charlottetown Library Learning Centre

BCS will host the first of many gatherings for Black entrepreneurs and business owners to openly discuss the business ecosystem here in PEI and to share about their challenges, successes, and goals.

Event date: February 7, 2024

Event  time: 6-8 pm

Location:  BCS Theatre

Register here to confirm your seat at the event. 

Note: This event is open only to self-identified members of the Black Community.

 

BCS will host a Panel Discussion featuring students and faculty from UPEI. Executive Director, Tamara Steele, will moderate a discussion around the experiences of the Black post-secondary student population. This event is hosted in partnership with the UPEI Black Student Association.

Event date: Thursday, February 8, 2024

Event  Time: 5-7 pm

Location: UPEI Fox & Crow

BCS will host the fourth annual Black Women  Empowered! Luncheon. Participants at  each luncheon will have the  opportunity to share and relate experiences,  knowledge, and ideas over a mouth-watering meal catered by T’s Jamaican Flavours.

Event date: Saturday, February 10, 2024

Event Time: 11am-2 pm

Location: Haviland Club, 2 Haviland Street, Charlottetown

Register here to confirm your seat at the event. 

Note: This event is open only to self-identified members of the Black Community.

BCS will host the first of many gatherings for Black artists to openly discuss the art world here on PEI, and to share about their challenges, successes, and goals for their respective art practices.

Event date: Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Event Time: 6-8 pm

Location: BCS Theatre

Register here to confirm your seat at the event. 

Note: This event is open only to self-identified members of the Black Community.

BCS’ Executive Director, Tamara Steele, will moderate a panel discussion with four Island residents representing different demographics within the African diaspora. The discussion will be based on this month’s theme: “Community as the Way Forward”. Panelists TBD. 

Event Date: Thursday, February 15, 2024

Event Time: 6-8 pm

Location: Charlottetown Library Learning Centre

BCS will host the third annual Black Men United! Luncheon. Participants will have the opportunity to share and relate experiences, knowledge, and ideas over a mouth-watering meal catered by Bahamian chef, Alexia Hinzey.

Event date: Saturday, February 17, 2024

Event Time: 11am-2 pm

Location: Haviland Club, 2 Haviland Street, Charlottetown

Register here to confirm your seat at the event. 

Note: This event is open only to self-identified members of the Black Community.Saturday

BCS will host the second annual Black, Queer & Here! Luncheon. Participants will have the opportunity to share and relate experiences, knowledge, and ideas over a mouth-watering meal catered by French Caribbean restaurant, Datcha.

Event date: Saturday, February 25, 2024

Event Time: 11am-2 pm

Location: Haviland Club, 2 Haviland Street, Charlottetown

Register here to confirm your seat at the event.

Note: This event is open only to self-identified members of the Black Community.

BCS will host a town hall style gathering for PEI’s  Black community.  Conversations will be held  around the general well- being of the Community;  the month’s theme,  Community as the Way Forward; and, this year’s  BHM events and activities.  Community members will  converse with the BCS  Team about what they  enjoyed, what can be  improved upon, and ideas  for next year’s celebration.

Event Date: Thursday, February 29, 2024

Event Time: 6.30-9:30 pm 

Location: BCS Theatre, Lower Level, Atlantic Technology Centre, 176 Great George Street,  Charlottetown

Register here to confirm your seat at the event. (Check back for registration link)

Note: This event is open only to self-identified members of the Black Community.

WE EXTEND OUR GRATITUDE FOR THE SUPPORT OF OUR BHM 2024 KEY FUNDERS