Asheville Parks and Recreation Black History Month Events

In recognition of Black History Month, Asheville Parks and Recreation is hosting free programs at community centers in Asheville.

Soul Food Supper

Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Stephens-Lee Community Center, 30 George Washington Carver St. Prepared by the Stephens-Lee Teen Leadership participants with help from the East End Valley Street Neighborhood and Stephens-Lee Alumni.

Documentary Screening

Monday, February 24, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. at the Linwood Crump Shiloh Center, 121 Shiloh Road. Screening of Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution.

Tell Your Story

Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. at the Burton Street Community Center, 134 Burton Street. Share your history and knowledge of the Burton Street Community. (828) 254-1942.

Black History Afterschool Project

Friday, February 28, 2020 from 6-7 p.m. at the Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Center, 285 Livingston Street. After-school youth presentations about local African American leaders. (828) 259-5483.


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