Meet the Heroes is an interactive Black History event for kids that takes place Saturday, February 24, 2024, from 12 to 5 p.m., at Walltown Park Recreation Center, 1308 West Club Boulevard, Durham, NC.
At this free event, parents and children are invited to meet Heroes of Black history through actors, activities and crafts.
This year, the theme is the Old West.
Learn about more Black History Month events throughout the Triangle.
The event is designed like a living museum where you are free to travel and meet the historical figures and participate in a craft or STEM project based on the profession and achievements of each Hero. You can listen to the hero’s personal story of triumph, perseverance, and success.
There will be bull riding, horse hop races, horseshoe painting, panning for gemstones and PomPom Canons. Learn about how African Americans shaped the West with bravery and persistence.
Also, learn about Black Wall Street and enjoy a Cash Tornado Booth and a bounce house.
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: