There’s always something to do in The Bean! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Boston this week.
1. PRESIDENTS DAY AT THE ICA
Monday, February 19, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The ICA is offering free admission for all on Presidents’ Day, Monday, Feb 19. Head out to the Seaport so you don’t miss out on some great exhibits and activities for all ages! Learn more HERE.
2. MAKER MOVEMENT CAFE NIGHT
Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
On Tuesday, February 20th, Roxbury Innovation Center is hosting a Maker Movement Café Night. Café Nights are evenings in which local entrepreneurs can connect over common industries or themes through presentations or panels with entrepreneurs and startups. Learn more HERE.
3. VENUS MEETS MARS
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
They will have an open dialogue on Black love (however defined), previous barriers to it, and ways to build it as millennials in Boston. Some conversation will be facilitated, and participation is strongly encouraged. This isn’t exclusive to singles or couples, it is for folks that want to contribute to defining Black love in our community. Learn more HERE.
4. GAME NIGHT BOSTON
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Rhoaming Presents Game Night Boston featuring music by DJ Real P. Games will be provided. Featured games are Spades, Dominos, Dice, Chess, Checkers, Uno, Jumbo Jenga, Jumbo Connect 4, and more. Learn more HERE.
5. GOU LOKAL “CARNIVAL STYLE”
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
“Gou Lokal” which translates from Kreyol to “Local Taste” is a monthly networking event for urban professionals and business owners who seek to expand relationships and connections as they experience a taste of the vibrant Haitian Culture. Learn more HERE.
6. FIVE POINT PLAN FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join the Boston Ujima Project community for the second lecture in their #BlackTrust: 2018 Chuck Turner Arts & Lecture Series! DJ Dee Diggs and Cierra Peters will open the talk with a custom audio and visual Ujima mix. Former Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner will share his Five Point Plan For the 21st Century. Learn more HERE.
7. 2018 SNDA BLACK HISTORY MONTH DINNER
Friday, February 23, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
You are cordially invited to SNDA’s Annual Black History Month Dinner on February 23, 2018! Join them for an evening of fellowship, food, and music. Tickets are $10 for SNDA members and $15 for non-members. Learn more HERE.
8. BLACK HISTORY MONTH OPEN MIC
Friday, February 23, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Black History through poetry. Read your own or read a poem from a famous Black poet. Free Admission. Learn more HERE.
9. OVA EZ DAY PARTY
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The 17th serving of OVA EZ day parties takes place this Saturday at Goodlife. DJs spinning will be PapaDon and Real P followed by Knife, 7L, Bobby Bangers and Howmanyollies with hits from your fave Hip-Hop, Party Jams, Trap, and Reggae. Learn more HERE.
10. RHYTHM AND BRUNCH
Sunday, February 25, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Didn’t find what you were looking for at All Star Weekend? Not to worry because they’re welcoming you back for another episode of #RnBrunchBOS. This month they’re featuring the homie Yung Towfu as the guest selector. Get there early if you expect to find seating! Hit nyaboston.com to RSVP. Learn more HERE.
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