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Oct
23
Wed
We Lived Here: Stories of the Central Area_Book Release @ Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Madeline Crowley will present her new book that highlights interviews of Seattle Central Area residents on the topic of what the neighborhood means to them. BHS president, Stephanie Johnson-Toliver will join Ms. Crowley for a portion of the conversation.  Chin Music Press selected nineteen from all interviews to print in the book.  Interviewee’s include, Mona Lake-Jones, Bob Santos, The Dixon Family members, Judge Richard A. Jones, Cecile Hansen and Jacqueline Lawson.

The event is free and all are welcome.

Oct
30
Wed
Archives Fair_BHS at the City of Seattle @ Seattle City Hall - Bertha Knight Landis Room
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

October is National Archives Month.  The City of Seattle Archives is hosting the Archives Fair that invites nineteen organizations who archive history, stories, properties and other documents that are preserved for public access.  The Archive Fair will introduce the public to these organizations in an informal tabling event that will include a short keynote presentation.  BHS will participate at the fair.  *The event is free and all are welcome.

Nov
2
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are postponed until further notice.  Check back for updates.

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
Meetings are held on the first Saturday of every month at NAAM.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research?

Nov
16
Sat
BHS MEMBERS & FRIENDS MEETING @ Central Area Senior Center
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

BHS Members & Friends Meeting…At the heart of the Central Area.

Join members and friends for the final meeting of the year.  Wrapping up 2019 and looking forward to 2020.

 

 

Dec
7
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are postponed until further notice.  Check back for updates.

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
Meetings are held on the first Saturday of every month at NAAM.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research?

Jan
4
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are postponed until further notice.  Check back for updates.

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
Meetings are held on the first Saturday of every month at NAAM.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research?

Feb
1
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are postponed until further notice.  Check back for updates.

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
Meetings are held on the first Saturday of every month at NAAM.

Did you know that NAAM has 2 dedicated computers to support your genealogy research?

Feb
15
Sat
Africatown – State of the Union @ Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join Africatown – Central District Seattle leadership and community voices who will share the accomplishments and challenges of 2019 and all that is planned for 2020.  There is much to celebrate!

The event is free.

Black Women Building Political Power: Voices Past and Present @ Museum of History & Industry
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Black History Month program in partnership with MOHAI.

Cost:  Included with museum admission/Free to BHS and MOHAI Members
Link to details.

 

Mar
6
Fri
Night at the Y-CANCELED-NEW DATE SOON @ Meredith Mathews/East Madison YMCA
Mar 6 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Meredith Mathews YMCA and Africatown invite you to honor the CD’s history.  Come fellowship, dance to the tunes of DJ Kun Luv and enjoy good food by Jemil’s Big Easy.
~Free Public Event~
Community Partners with the YMCA:
Africatown, Black Heritage Society of Washington State, Northwest African American Museum, King County 4Culture