A proclamation was presented in the Town of Truro council chambers Monday as part of the official kickoff.
Some of the upcoming events are:
Feb. 6: David Woods and Voices performance in the NSCC dining hall from 2-4 p.m.
Feb. 8: African dance and drumming workshop in the NSCC Sport and Wellness Centre from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Feb. 11: "It's a Hair Thang...", a discussion on the role of hair in the community. Room 229 in Forrester Hall from 6-7:30 p.m.
Feb. 13: African Heritage: Reflections of the Past, Present and Future - Marigold Centre from 7-9 p.m.
Feb. 19: African Heritage Month Talent Showcase at the Truro Junior High School from 6-8 p.m.
Feb. 20: African Heritage Month Community Dance at the Truro Fire Hall from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Feb. 25: African Heritage Month Children's Art Gallery - Room 229 in Forrester Hall at the NSCC from 6-7:30 p.m.
Feb. 27: Basketball Challenge-Truro Police and Firefighters vs Truro Jammers All Stars at the Truro Junior High School from 2-4 p.m.
The events have been organized by the African Heritage Month Planning Committee, Cultural and Academic Enrichment Program, Truro Education Committee, Maritime Centre for African Dance and Truro Town Council.