Chatham-Kent Events

New Black History Film Showing This Month Feb. 2021

Posted on Feb 15, 2021 in Chatham-Kent Events

Filmmaker, Angel Panag hopes that the new documentary about Chatham-Kent’s Black Communities will show younger people stories that they are not currently aware of or have never heard, regarding Black History and Culture in Chatham-Kent. The North Star: Finding Black Mecca directed by Panag and Torrin Blades covers some history of Chatham, Dresden a...

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February is Black History Month

Posted on Feb 09, 2021 in Chatham-Kent Events



If you or your family have never attended any of the Chatham-Kent Events or Site Tours that take place each year in February to celebrate Black History Month you have missed out. Ontario first proclaimed February as Black History Month in 1993 to mark the 200th anniversary of a law banning the importation of slaves into Upper Canada. Since that tim...

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IT' A NEW YEAR!

Posted on Jan 04, 2021 in Chatham-Kent Events

Sunrise

I have heard people say in past years ’Out with the old and in with the new’ I think this holds special meaning for all of us who have just lived thru 2020 and are looking for hope in the future with a brighter 2021. Many have been through personal hardships, losing family and friends to Covid 19 and others have experienced great financial losses w...

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Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year

Posted on Dec 21, 2020 in Chatham-Kent Events

Merry Christmas
Many thanks to all my friends and present and past customers for their support. This year has been very challenging for many. Our hearts go out to those who have suffered this year and continue to suffer. Our prayers are with you. Christmas will be different this year for many unable to get together with their families. Remember the reason for the...

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Armoury light Presentation Begins December 14/20

Posted on Nov 24, 2020 in Chatham-Kent Events


If you attended the last year's Christmas Event at the Chatham Armoury in 2019 and stayed for the light show you know it was fantastic
. This year due to the Covid restrictions, the organizers has to change the event to adapt. The event last year featured vendor inside the armoury building with home-made soups for sale and even a craft corner for th...

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Annual Shoebox Collection Launches Nov 16/20

Posted on Nov 13, 2020 in Chatham-Kent Events


It is that time of year when many generous people in Chatham Kent put together a gift shoebox for children in West Coast Africa and Central America. Last year residents filled 2501 showboxes. With Covid -19 cases rising here in North America and around the world, the need is even greater this year. The drive will take place from Monday November 16t...

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