Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation is presenting a three-part series for Black History Month, for seniors, age 55+.
The free events will take place on Fridays, at 2 p.m., at the Seymour Senior Center, 2251 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill.
Learn about more Black History Month events throughout the Triangle.
Celebrating Black History Month — Freedom Riders Documentary
Friday, February 4th, 2022
2 to 4 p.m.
The group will watch a Freedom Riders documentary based in part on the book Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice by historian Raymond Arsenault.
Celebrating Black History Month with storyteller Tyris Jones
Friday, February 11th, 2022
2 to 3 pm.
Join the talented, world-renowned storyteller, Tyris Jones on a journey through African Tales, Folktales, Tall Tales, and Just His Tales (original stories written by the teller).
Celebrating Black History Month — Congolese Drumming
Friday, February 18th, 2022
2 to 3 p.m.
Get ready for energy-packed rhythms during this traditional Congolese drum performance led by Pline Mounzeo, a professional musician from Brazzaville who has toured in Africa, Europe. and the U.S. He’ll be accompanied by Orange County musician Ken Wilson.
More Black History Month Events
Check out a list of Black History Month events and sites in the Triangle, or look at a quick list here: