Toronto Public Library
The Toronto Public Library marks Black History Month with song, film and literature that celebrate the African diaspora. The Toronto Public Library also holds more than 16,000 items in the Rita Cox Black and Caribbean Heritage Collection.
Mackenzie House Celebrates Black History Month
Weekends in February, 12 to 5 p.m.
Visit Mackenzie House on weekends in February and learn more about the early Black community in Toronto, including those who published newspapers. Print a souvenir copy of Mary Ann Shadd Cary's newspaper, The Provincial Freeman, in the re-created 1850's print shop. Free with admission.
Mackenzie House is open on Family Day, Monday, February 18. Visit the museum to learn about Black life in Victorian Toronto. Children can try illumination – colouring previously drawn and printed pictures – that was a popular practice in the 19th century. Free with admission.
82 Bond Street
Park, Forestry and Recreation
Enjoy Black History Month events throughout February at various community centres. Explore parks named after prominent African-Canadians and discover interesting facts about Canadian history.
Malvern Community Recreation Centre
Events throughout the month of February