February – Black History Month


Today we bring your attention to the events calendar organized by Quebec’s Round Table on Black History Month.  This year’s theme is Honor the Past, Inspire the Future, and there are many events planned, both in-person and online. We have highlighted below several events that may be of interest to homeschoolers and their families, but be sure to check out the full calendar of events!

Events of note for children + families: 

  • Virtual storytime on Feb. 26th
  • Afronomy, Series of culinary activities highlighting the involvement of Afro cuisine in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. 
  • Media Architect’s Podcast challenge: In just 3 days, you’ll develop your podcast concept, think about the topics you’ll cover for each episode, and choose your equipment.
  • Free concert: The UQAM Music Department invites you on February 28, 2022, at 9 a.m., to a free and online discovery concert of classical music, which will be broadcast on its Facebook page to close Black History Month. You will discover the repertoire of several black composers unknown to the general public who will be interpreted by lecturers, students as well as two professors from the Department of Music at UQAM.
  • Virtuel Art Retrospective: In the name of the father, the daughter and the Holy Suns – The legacy: a retrospective exhibition on the contribution of the prolific artist Tiga, his daughter Klod, ambassador of the art that heals and the springing of this art school on a whole generation of creators in Soisson-la Montagne (Haiti).
  • Conférence : Parlons de la réalité des jeunes noirs d’aujourd’hui et de l’éducation
  • Food from here & flavours from elsewhere (on Zoom and Facebook Live). Through an immersive and hands-on experience, this program teaches the history, nutritional basics and cooking techniques that will allow participants to reconnect with the culinary habits and traditions of the African Diaspora.