Black History Month 2020 Launch!

On February 1, 2020, the Caribbean Canadian Association of Waterloo Region, The Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum and UW-BASE will be hosting a Black History Month 2020 launch event. The highlight will be an exhibition from the Canadian Multicultural Inventors Museum, celebrating the contributions of African inventors and innovators.

A range of inventions and innovations will be featured along with educational material. The wider community will be there for outreach. Displays from various organizations and cultural associations will be present, including Bring On The Sunshine, Waterloo Region District School Board, Congress of Black Women Waterloo Region, the African Caribbean Black Network and others.

The event will feature entertainment from Starlite steelband and UW-BASE. The featured speaker will be Dr. Laura Mae Lindo, MPP for Kitchener Centre.

There is no cost for this event but the museum’s regular opening hours and ticket prices will apply for those who wish to explore their exhibits and displays.

For more information email info@ccawr.ca or check out our Facebook page. Come on out and help us launch Black History Month 2020 in the region!

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