Kitchener: Special Events


Celebrate Black History Month
January to February 2014

Monday, January 20th
Martin Luther King Day
Kitchener City Hall
Part of the Non Violence Festival
7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Free Admission

Saturday, January 25th
Coalition for Success of African Caribbean Canadian Youth
Rashaan & Yanick Allwood
Piano Recital
First United Church, Waterloo
7 p.m.
$25 Adults, $10 Students
519-725-2369 for more information

Saturday, February 1st
Caribbean Cooking
The Kitchener Market
2 – 4 p.m. $5 admission covers food costs.

Monday February 3rd- March 31st
LINK Picnic Festival -Beginner Steelpan Lessons
Age 10 to Adults
Fee: $100 (8 weeks)
No experience needed!
Globe Studios, 141 Whitney Pl. Kitchener
to register: Email

Wednesday, February 5th
Diversity “Lunch and Learn”
Adwoa Badoe, African Storyteller
Kitchener City Hall Rotunda
12 noon – 1 p.m. Free Admission

Group photo, Nathaniel Dett Chorale

Thursday, February 6th
Nathaniel Dett Chorale
Dedicated to Afrocentric Music of All Styles
Registry Theatre
122 Frederick Street
7:30 p.m. Admission: $20
In Association with Our World and Tapestry
For tickets: 519-578-1570

Friday, February 7th
Black History Month Showcase
Kitchener City Hall
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free Admission

Friday February 7th, Saturday February 8th
Downtown Kitchener ‘Good Vibrations’
Kitchener Downtown BIA celebrates Black History Month
A variety of restaurants and shops combine to bring you this experience
6 – 9 p.m. free entertainment and inspired menu specials
For more details and performance listings please visit:

Monday, February 17th
Bring on the Sunshine Festival
African Canadian Association of Waterloo Region
Featuring Tich Maredza Band
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free Admission

Saturday February 22nd
Operatic Recital
Caribbean Canadian Association 
Featuring Yanick Allwood and Operatic Tenor Paul Williamson
First United Church, 16 William Street, Waterloo
7 p.m. Admission: Adults $20.00; Children $10.00 (15 yrs. and under). 
Contact: 519.725.2369 for ticket information

Sunday February 23rd
Maranatha Lutheran Church Black History Month Celebration: Faith and the Arts
Communion Service, Speakers, Starlite Steelband, lunch by The Caribbean Kitchen and more.
236 Woodhaven Rd. Kitchener
Free admission
Contact: 519.888.7800 for more information

Sunday February 23rd
One Noble Journey: A Box Marked Freedom
Registry Theatre
7:30 p.m. Tickets $25, $5 for eyeGO
For tickets call: 519578-1570

Tuesday February 28th
Black History Month Event
Steelband, artifacts, drumming, entertainment and food: a taste of all cultures
Local 1106 UNIFOR
600 Wabanaki Dr.
6:00 p.m.


 Tapestry is part of the City of Kitchener’s ongoing commitment to promoting diversity in the community. Tapestry - celebrations of diversity takes place throughout the year.

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