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African Heritage Month Programs

Updated: Feb 12

As we recognize African Heritage Month, The North Grove is offering three programs in collaboration with community partners serving Black/African Nova Scotians.  

Nurturing Strong African Nova Scotian Families  

Information Session: Tuesday, February 13th, 6-7pm  

Update: Information Session cancelled due to weather. Interested participants may register until February 20th.

This 10-week parenting program will be facilitated by Nurturing Strong African Nova Scotian Families and held at The North Grove on Tuesday mornings, 10:00-11:30am. Taking place from Tuesday, February 20th to Tuesday, April 23rd.  


Participants are welcomed into a culturally safe space with other families of African descent to share, learn, and support each other. The program modules are built on topics identified as important to Black/African Nova Scotian parents and caregivers. 


Registration is required. Please call: 902-464-8234 EXT 0 

Healing, Health & Black Excellence with the Nova Scotia Sisterhood and Brotherhood 

Tuesday, February 20th, 6:30-9pm  


Join the NSS and NSB in honouring Black History Month at The North Grove later this month. This evening celebration will focus on discussing health & wellness in Black Nova Scotia, and meeting with and learning about Black-owned businesses. Everyone is welcome. 


Registration is required. Please email: 

A Night of Holistic Healing presented by Empowerment for Hope 

Wednesday, February 21st, 6-8pm  


This special program is facilitated by Tanya McHarg, RSW. Women from the African Nova Scotian community are invited to gather at The North Grove for a small-group holistic healing workshop and discussion on how to move past trauma in a safe space.  


Registration has closed. This program is at capacity. For other information and events: Follow Empowerment for Hope on Facebook; or email 


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