Black History Month events

2/22/2024, 6 p.m.
Listing of events celebrating Black History Month:

African-American Read-In for Families

Organized by: The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Where: The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts at 200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd.

When: Saturday, Feb. 24, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

More information: vmfa.museum/calendar/black-history-month-2024

Black History Program and Banquet

What: Celebrating African-Americans in Aviation

Guest speaker: David Baugh, son of Tuskegee Airman Howard Baugh

When: Feb. 24. 6:30 p.m.

Where: Ephesus Junior Academy, Ephesus SDA Church Gym, 3700 Midlothian Turnpike

Cost: $25 per adult, $15 per student (age 5 to18), children under age 5, free

More information: To reserve tickets, visit ephesusjracademy.org, visit eventbrite.com or call (804) 233-4582

Tri-Cities Enrichment Center Black History Discussion for Kids

Organized by: Tri-Cities Elite Tutoring

Where: Tri-Cities Enrichment Center at 231b N. Sycamore St. in Petersburg

When: Saturday, Feb. 24, from noon to 2:30 p.m.

Cost: $25

More information: www.eventbrite.com/e/792649765787

Celebration of Black History “The Power of Presence”

Organized by: State Sen. Lamont Bagby, Delegate Delores L. McQuinn and others

Where: Claude G. Perkins Living and Learning Center, Virginia Union University, 1500 N. Lombardy St.

When: Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Guest speaker: Dr. James E. Coleman Jr. and featuring cultural presentations and a soul food buffet

Cost: Free

More information: (804) 305-9722

Black AF - A Celebration of Black Herstory

Organized by: Hand-Made In RVA

Where: Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU, 601 W. Broad St.

When: Sunday, Feb. 25, from noon to 6 p.m.

Cost: $11

More information: www.eventbrite.com/e/809693443887