February is Black History Month (also called African American History Month), a national tribute recognizing the achievements of African Americans throughout history, and NCS is joining the celebration with special events at our Community Centers, Senior Centers and Teen Centers.
Join Us for Events All Month Long
- Black History Celebration in Alexandria
Saturday, February 8, 2-6 p.m. at Gum Springs Community Center
Featuring entertainment plus an entrepreneurship-focused presentation on the principles of starting and maintaining a business.
- Black History Panel Discussion in Lorton
Thursday, February 20, 11 a.m. at Lorton Senior Center
Featuring African American leaders from diverse industries.
- 2020 Black History Program at the Government Center
Friday, February 21, 6 p.m at the Fairfax County Government Center Forum
Featuring a keynote by County Executive Bryan Hill and a special performance by the South County Teen Center Step Team. Lincolnia Senior Center in Alexandria is providing transportation to this event for members. Reception with entertainment and refreshments is at 6 p.m.; the program begins at 7 p.m.
- Black History Program and History Gallery in Falls Church
Saturday, February 22, noon at Bailey’s Community Center
History Gallery opens at noon; program featuring music, dancing, poetry and guest speakers begins at 2 p.m.
- Black History Dinner Program in Alexandria
Thursday, February 27, 6-8 p.,. at South County Teen Center
- Black History Reception in Falls Church
Date to be announced at James Lee Community Center
To view activity calendars and addresses for individual centers, visit the NCS website.