Gainesville to host Black History Month events

Bo Diddley Plaza
Photo by Seth Johnson

The city of Gainesville will host several events for February’s annual Black History Month starting on Friday.

The list of events includes:

  • Friday, Feb. 3 from 7-9 p.m.: Live and Local concert series presents luminaries in Gainesville’s hip hop scene (Bo Diddley Plaza)
  • Friday, Feb. 3 from 7-10 p.m.: A Celebration of Black Love, Arts and Poetry (Historic Thomas Center)
  • Friday, Feb. 10 from 6:30-9 p.m.: Richard E. Parker Alumni Band (Eastside High School) w/ R&B band 24/7 (Bo Diddley Plaza)
  • Sunday, Feb. 12 from 3-6 p.m.: Smooth Flava Dance Party (Bo Diddley Plaza)
  • Sunday, Feb. 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.: African American Women in Art & Literature (A. Quinn Jones Museum)

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