Black History Month Events


For the Family

Leap Forward For Youth's 15th Annual Black History Month Celebration
Oxford Community Center/Jimmy Lee Rec Center - 270 Lexington Pkwy
Tuesday, 2/26 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ~ Free
BHM Celebration flyer

SteppingStone Theatre ~ RUBY!: The Story of Ruby BridgesRunning Feb 1-24~ Pay what you can Performance Saturday 2/2 3 p.m.

Merrick Community Services ~ 5th Annual Black History Month Celebration
715 Edgerton Street, Saint Paul, MN 55130
Monday, 2/18 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Merrick BHM event 2.18.pdf

Online resources through TPT NorthStar~ MN Black Pioneers and Slavery by Another Name

Events at Saint Paul Public Libraries BHM activities at the Library

For Teens

Truth Be Told
Use the art of spoken word to tell your story with other writers, learn poetic devices, and craft new works. Led by spoken word artist Tish Jones.
Rondo Library • Tuesday, 2/5 @ 4 p.m. 461 N Dale St, Saint Paul • 651-266-7400
Highland Park Library • Saturday, 2/9 @ 11 a.m. 1974 Ford Pkwy, Saint Paul • 651-695-3700

Tell Your Story with Hip Hop
Led by hip hop artist Toki Wright.
Rice Street Teen Zone • Wednesday, 2/6 @ 4 p.m. 1022 Marion St (near Rice Street Library), Saint Paul 651-793-3930

For Kids

African Drumming and DanceExperience the joy and excitement of African culture by participating in a mixture of drum and dance from West Africa. Presented by Duniya Drum & Dance.Central Library • Saturday, 2/23 @ 11 a.m. 90 W 4th St, Saint Paul • 651-266-7000

For Adults

“The Powerbroker”
A film about the Civil Rights activist, Whitney Young, who led the National Urban League and focused on economic development issues.
Merriam Park Library • Monday, 2/4 @ 7 p.m.
1831 Marshall Ave, Saint Paul • 651-642-0385

Moore by Four
Acclaimed local jazz group celebrates Black History Month with music.
Landmark Center Wednesday, 2/20 6:30 p.m. 75 W 5th St, Saint Paul • 651-292-3233