FEB. 1-28: African-American Trivia, after school, John's Island Regional Library, 3531 Maybank Highway. Program for children 11 years old or younger. To learn more, call 559-1945.
FEB. 1-28: African-American History Month Challenge, West Ashley Library, 45 Windermere Blvd. Children 11 years old or younger can stop by the children's or circulation desk each week for an activity sheet to win a prize. To learn more, call 766-6635.
WEDNESDAY: Black History Month Expo, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Trident Technical College, Main Campus, 7000 Rivers Ave., North Charleston. A day-long event on the history of black economic empowerment. All events free and open to the public. Learn more at tridenttech.edu.
SATURDAY: Black History Month Bazaar, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., The Citadel, Buyer Auditorium, Mark Clark Hall, 171 Moultrie St. The annual will feature music, exhibits and food.
SATURDAY: "The Wiz," 1 p.m. John L. Dart Library, 1067 King St. A showing of the movie starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson. To learn more, call 722-7550.
SATURDAY: The Charleston Symphony Orchestra Spiritual Ensemble will celebrate its first anniversary in a debut performance titled "Moses! Let My People Go: A Tribute to Moses Hogan," 5 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 273 Meeting St. Director Nathan L. Nelson will lead the ensemble in a tribute to Hogan, the late African-American composer and arranger of choral music and founder and conductor of the Moses Hogan Chorale, and best known for his popular and accessible settings of 'spirituals.'
MONDAY: An address by retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, 6:30 p.m., Burke High School Auditorium, 244 President St. Honoré commanded Joint Task Force Katrina in the wake of the devastation caused by the hurricane in New Orleans.
FEB. 9: An address by retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, 11 a.m., The Citadel, McAlister Field House, 171 Moultrie St. Honoré will speak on the importance of understanding cultural diversity as a principled leader, as part of the college's Greater Issues series.
FEB. 13: Tyler Perry's "I Can Do Bad All by Myself," 3 p.m., John L. Dart Library, 1067 King St. To learn more, call 722-7550.
FEB. 17: Michael Jacobs and Platinum Souls Concert, 8 p.m., Charleston Southern University, Cafeteria. Tickets $10 at the door.
FEB. 24: Charleston Southern One Accord gospel choir, 11 a.m., Charleston Southern University, Lightsey Chapel Auditorium. Free.
FEB. 24: Black History Trivia, 1 p.m. John L. Dart Library, 1067 King St. A contest for children ages 10 to 17. Awards given to first-, second- and third-place winners. To learn more, call 722-7550.
FEB. 25-26: African American Heritage Days, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Wannamaker County Park. Educators can bring their classes to a celebration of African-American heritage from its roots in Africa to the Caribbean, the Americas and especially South Carolina. Elementary school students can attend the event 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 25; middle school students at 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 26; Fee: $7. Boxed lunches should be purchased in advance, and snacks and drinks will be available for purchase on site. Call 795-4386 for information or to register. Registration required.
FEB. 27: "The Great Debaters," 1 p.m. John L. Dart Library, 1067 King St. A showing of the movie starring Denzel Washington. To learn more, call 722-7550.
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