Here's a list of Black History Month events in Southern California by date. Share your celebrations with #abc7eyewitness!
California African American Museum Jan.17 CAAM Free Tuesday - Saturday 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037 The California African American Museum (CAAM) focuses on enrichment and education on the cultural heritage and history of African Americans with a focus on California and western United States. Admission is free to all visitors. The California African American Museum's mission is to research, collect, preserve, and interpret for public enrichment the history, art, and culture of African Americans with an emphasis on California and the western United States. www.free2funla.com
Artwalk in the Park with Doggies - Celebrate Black Arts Jan. 28 Leimert Park Leimert Park, Los Angeles It is a FREE event featuring food, gift shops, free movies children's art making,a variety of music such as Pop, Jazz R&B, Hip Hop & Spoken word, as well as a continuous African Drum Circle in scenic Leimert Park. It also includes Phantom gallery displays of known and emerging visual artists. meetup.com
2024 Black History Month Burce's Beach Stroll Feb. 3 Bruce's Beach 2600 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association's national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women. Join us for a morning walk. eventbrite.com
Taste of Soul and Black Business Expo in the Southern Inland Empire Feb. 3 Murrieta Community Center 41810 Juniper Street Kick off Black History Month at the "Taste of Soul & Black Business Expo" in Murrieta, CA!!! Free to the community with RSVP. There'll be MUSIC, DANCE, VENDORS, PERFORMANCES, A KID'S FAIR, AND LOTS OF NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES. Feel free to wear your African attire or just COME AS YOU ARE!!! eventbrite.com
African American and Black History Month: Jazz Collage Feb. 9 George Nye Jr. Library 6600 Del Amo Boulevard, Los Angeles Celebrate African American and Black History Month by learning about Romare Bearden and the Harlem Renaissance with Barnsdall Arts. See how jazz influenced his work with its rhythms, repetition, and improvisation. Be inspired and create your own collage! For children ages 5 - 12. visit.lacountylibrary.org
Black History Month Umoja 5k Feb. 12 Playa del Rey Join us this Black History Month for our annual Umoja 5k, this year themed 'Race for Reading: The Power of Black Words'. We commemorate not only our past and present Black excellence but also the transformative power of literature and literacy in our journey. Umoja, the first principle of Kwanzaa, represents unity. The principle of Umoja highlights our need to strive for and maintain unity in the Black family, community, nation, and race. apuama.com
Celebrating Black History Month - Empowering Black Owned Small Businesses Feb. 13 7500 Alabama Ave, Canoga Park Celebrating Black History Month - Empowering Black Owned Small Businesses NEW and WBC proudly present resources for your business. eventbrite.com
Pan African Film & Arts Festival Feb. 6-19 Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza 3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Los Angeles The 32nd annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival features filmmakers, artists, and unique craftspeople from over 40 countries and six continents to Los Angeles annually, to showcase their pivotal work and talent. paff.org
Black History Month Umoja 5k Feb. 17 12000 Vista Del Mar LIVE Black History Month Umoja 5k is happening on Saturday, February 17,2024 at 9 AM PST at 12000 Vista Del Mar. www.unation.com
Black History Parade and Festival Feb. 17 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena LIVE Black History Month Umoja 5k is happening on Saturday, February 17,2024 at 9 AM PST at 12000 Vista Del Mar. cityofpasadena.net
Black History Month Meet-Up at Disneyland Feb. 17 Disneyland Park 1313 Disneyland Drive Meet fellow Disney fans, take photos, enjoy the parks, and partake in various giveaways. We will experience the sweet gospel sounds of Marvin Sapp who is scheduled to headline at the Fantasyland Theatre. More details to follow! www.eventbrite.com
Black History Month: Arts & Crafts Feb. 17 Monrovia Public Library 147 W Lime Ina Buckner-Barnette aka The Sunshine Storyteller and Reader Theater will be in attendance. allevents.in
8th Annual Los Angeles Black History Month Festival Feb. 18 7600 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles The event will feature African Marketplace, Concession Vendors, Performing Artists, Surprise Headliner, Discussion on topics including health, mental health and issues related to the African American community. eventbrite.com
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