February Weekends – The Story of Us: Sharing Black Torontonian Stories

February 1, 2020

February 29, 2020

PWYC

Scarborough Museum, 1007 Brimley Road, Toronto

(416) 338-8807

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Events Description

 
Celebrate Toronto’s local Black history past and present, during February weekends, through the works of artists and storytellers. Listen to slam poetry and Jamaican Patois-style storytellers on February 17 and 23. Watch a short film from the Regent Park Film Festival. Check out the Story of Us displays and learn about Chloe Cooley, a young black woman enslaved in Fort Erie and Queenston, Upper Canada in the late 1700s whose resistance sparked the beginning of emancipation in Ontario. Don’t leave without trying some hearty foods such as rice and peas with jerk sauce, Somali malawah and spice buns.

Who is it for?

All ages – Family

HOW MUCH

Tickets : PWYC
How to get tickets?

At the door

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

Saturdays & Sundays, February 01 to 29 | 12:00 PM t0 4:00 PM

Special Events:

Jamaican Rice & Peas: February 8, 2020, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Somali Malawah: February 9, 2020, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Storytelling, and screening of PICK: February 17, 2020, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Invisible Chains Poetry Workshop: February 22, 2020, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

Venue & Address :

Scarborough Museum – 1007 Brimley Road, Toronto, ON M1P 3E8 Canada

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