To celebrate Black History Month, Aurora is hosting a number of events throughout the month, including the Black History Gala on February 3, featuring keynote speaker, the Honourable Jean Augustine, above.
Pan-African flag raising
February 1, 6:30 p.m, Aurora Town Hall
Join the Town of Aurora and ABC on February 1st for the Pan-African flag raising ceremony in commemoration of Black History Month.
Black History Gala
February 3, 6 p.m., Cornerstone Church, Aurora
Celebrate Black excellence with keynote speaker, the Honourable Jean Augustine and the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion. Enjoy a formal dinner and evening of elegance.
Gospel music through a Canadian perspective
February 9, 7 p.m., Aurora Public Library, Aurora
Celebrating the power of music to inspire, enlighten and influence.
Paint, poetry and jazz night
February 17, 7 p.m., Royal Rose Art Gallery, Aurora
Enjoy a glass of wine and poetry during this Paint Night that celebrates Black excellence.
Diversity on the Ice
February 20, 2 p.m., Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex, Aurora
Celebrate Black history on Family Day with Diversity on the Ice.