Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month! The Waukegan Park District will celebrate Black History Month with several free and low-cost programs and events throughout the month of February. The programming will honor African Americans and their contributions.

2021 Programs

The Jack Benny Center for Arts’ Facebook page will be featuring African-American composers, performers, and artists throughout February.
Date: February
Time: Dusk
Location: Virtual
Fee: Free
Registration: Registration is not required.
Contact: dcarl@waukeganparks.org

Date: Monday, February 1
Time: 10am
Location: Virtual
Fee: Free
Registration: Registration is not required.
Contact: jmartinez@waukeganparks.org

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
Location: Virtual
Fee: Free
Registration: Click Here (Register by Friday, January 29)
Contact: mcontreras@waukeganparks.org

Date: Saturday, February 6
Time: 10am to 11am
Location: Virtual
Fee: Free
Registration: Click Here
Contact:

Date: Wednesday, February 10
Time: 6pm to 7pm
Location: Virtual
Fee: Free
Registration: Click Here (Register by Monday, February 8)
Contact: jmartinez@waukeganparks.org

Make your own unique card with historical figures! Watch our
Date: Wednesday, February 10
Time: 6pm to 7pm
Location: Virtual
Fee: Free
Registration: Click Here (Register by Monday, February 8)
Contact: mcontreras@waukeganparks.org