Celebrate Black History Month! The Waukegan Park District will celebrate Black History Month with several virtual and in-person programs and events throughout the month of February. The programming will honor African Americans and their contributions.
The Jack Benny Center for Arts’ Facebook page will be featuring African-American composers, performers, and artists throughout February.
Registration: Registration is not required.
SRSNLC-Waukegan is celebrating Black History month virtually on Facebook and in Live Virtual programs on GoToMeeting. Join our Overbooked Book Club to learn more about the Underground Railroad and join us for our mystery guest on the Virtual Visitor to meet a local community member who is making history!
Location: Virtual via GoToMeeting
Registration: Registration is required. Click here.
Celebrate Black History Month in a virtual gathering to learn about different Black poets. Read your favorite poem from Black poets or read one of your own creations!
Date: Friday, February 5
Time: 6pm to 7pm
Registration: Click Here (Register by Friday, January 29)
Join us for a brief overview learning how African American music has influenced music through the years and hear examples.
Date: Saturday, February 6
Time: 10am to 11am
Registration: Click Here
Come learn how to make traditional soul food to celebrate Black History Month. Volunteer Cook and Executive Director and Founder of the African American Museum at England Manor, Sylvia England, will be leading a cooking demonstration on how to make shrimp and grits. Tasty!
Date: Saturday, February 20
Time: 10am to 12pm
Location: Jane Addams Center in Bowen Park
Fee: $5 per Resident / $7 per Non-Resident
Registration: Click Here (Register by Wednesday, February 17)