Black History Month 2020 – The Heart of Africa: Retracing our History | Reception

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Event Description

The Newmarket African Caribbean Canadian Association in Partnership with the Town of Newmarket is Proud to Present:

A CELEBRATION OF PRECOLONIAL BLACK HISTORY CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS RECEPTION, THE ARTS & UJAMAA MARKETPLACE

RSVP call: 905-953-5300 ext. 2844 | RSVP email: sganji@newmarket.ca

Schedule of Activities

Ujamaa Marketplace 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Featuring Black owned businesses and Entrepreneurs.

Celebration Program 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Trenyce Sweeney, Steelpan

Jerisha Grant-Hall, Chairperson, Newmarket African Caribbean Canadian Association

Sandra Whiting, Master of Ceremonies

Mayor John Taylor, Town of Newmarket

Quisha Wint, National & Black Anthems

Lee Miller, Libation Ceremony

Tom-Tom Foli, Drumming

Jayla Hall, Spoken Word

AFIWI Groove, Afro-Caribbean Dance Group

Sean Mauricette, Keynote Speaker

Chosen Hand, Performing Arts Group

Afro-Caribbean Cuisine 1:30 p.m.

https://www.newmarket.ca/ThingsToDo/Pages/Recreation%20and%20Culture/Events/Black-History-Month.aspx

Additional Information

10 am – 3 pm. | Newmarket Old Town Hall
FREE | Family Friendly | Must Register in Advance | Limited Seating
Program begins promptly at 10:30 a.m. RSVP call: 905-953-5300 ext. 2844 | RSVP email: sganji@newmarket.ca

For more information about the Newmarket African Caribbean Canadian Association please visit: naccacommunity.ca