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Celebrate Black History Month

The City of Toronto is proud to produce and support events during Black History Month. Explore and celebrate the heritage, traditions and culture of Black Canadians through exhibits, events, public art and more across Toronto.

Savour every bite with Winterlicious

Winterlicious is the perfect opportunity to try a new restaurant or cuisine and treat yourself to Toronto’s favourite dining experience. Gather with family and friends to enjoy three-course prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at over 200 restaurants across the city, only until February 8.

By the Lake Book Club returns to Assembly Hall

By the Lake Book Club returns with an inspiring season of in-person and virtual literary events from February to December. Engage with leading Canadian authors through live readings, book discussions and signings. The first event on February 6 features author of Sunshine Nails, Mai Nguyen. To purchase your ticket, call 416-338-7255 during business hours.

Nominations open for Toronto Community Champion Award

Nominations are now open for the 2024 Toronto Community Champion Award. The annual award, delivered by the City of Toronto in partnership with United Way Greater Toronto, recognizes the extraordinary contributions community organizations make in support of Toronto residents. Shine a spotlight on organizations known for their community collaboration by submitting a nomination by February 11.

Black Frequency and Wawa Aba & Dane Dane exhibits at the Clark

Explore two new exhibits at Clark Centre for the Arts. Black Frequency by Monique Armstrong is an interactive multi-media exhibition amplifying the voices of Black individuals and communities throughout Canada, and Wawa Aba & Dane Dane by Ekow Nimako is an installation created as part of Building Black Civilizations: Journey of 2000 Ships, using over 500,000 black LEGO pieces.

Arts courses & workshops in Scarborough

Register for interesting visual arts programs for children, youth and adults at Cedar Ridge Creative Centre and Clark Centre for the Arts. Browse courses and workshops such as Family Fun: Fingerprint Family Tree, The Art of Creative Business, Urban Landscapes: Painting Toronto and more.

Find courses at Cedar Ridge and the Clark

Artmaking for Black Wellbeing and Stress Relief workshop

African, Caribbean and Black-identifying adults are invited to explore self-care in a free community workshop at Cedar Ridge Creative Centre on February 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. Learn how to foster creative exploration and mental wellbeing through mapping exercises, expressive and contemplative drawing and group discussions.

Family Day at Toronto History Museums

Enjoy special guided tours of Toronto’s historic sites, crafting activities, book readings and drop-in workshops on baking, dancing, drumming, newspaper printing and more. Create fun memories with the whole family at Toronto History Museums on Family Day.

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