Don't Miss Out on This Last Weekend of February!

There's a lot to do from NJ to the DMV. Check out the Atlantic City Focus Weekend Guide to find out what's happening!

Don't Miss Out on This Last Weekend of February!
Check Out the Black History Program at L'Ouverture Books on Saturday!

THURSDAY Feb. 22, 2024

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NEW JERSEY


Support the Jersey Girls Exhibit at the African-American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey in Newtonville

A group exhibit titled "Jersey Girls" will be on display from February 1 - April 30, 2024 at the African-American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Center at 661 Jackson Road in Newtonville. This is the fourth time the museum has hosted a "Jersey Girls" exhibit highlighting the work of local artists.

 The museum routinely supports talented artists by providing them with gallery opportunities. The "Jersey Girls" exhibit, organized by founder and president Ralph E. Hunter, Sr., will include artwork by established and emerging artists in the local art community. The artwork of the women included in this exhibit represents the rich diversity of artistic talent available in the area.  

The artists are: Nastassia Davis, Kandice Fields, Jasmine Haines, Heather Deegan Hires, Randi Meekins, Glynnis Reed, Chanelle René, Sydnéi Smith Jordan, Simone and Hazel Levy Washington.

Call  (609) 704-5495 for museum hours.

History Buff? Tour the Oldest Continually Operating Winery in the Country

The Tour & Taste of Renault
Explore the world of Renault Winery & Resort’s history as the oldest continually operating winery in the United States.

Good Music, Food and Drink Specials at the Good Dog Bar

Are You a Walking Wealth of Unnecessary Information? You Might Find Your Tribe at Trivia Night in Egg Harbor Township!



It's Wilson's No-Cover Jazz Appreciation Night Featuring Daille Kettrell!

Wilson’s No Cover Jazz ft. Daille Kettrell | Wilson’s Live
<p>Every Thursday night is No Cover Jazz at Wilson\’s. Doors open at 6 pm. Two full sets.</p>\n
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PENNSYLVANIA


Tour the Wagner Museum in Philly! No Charge!

Visit the Wagner Museum 2024
Welcome to the Wagner - a National Historic Landmark natural history museum in Philadelphia!

Sing Loud, Sing Off Key, Just Sing at Late Night Karaoke in Philly!

Late Night Karaoke
Get ready to sing your heart out at Late Night Karaoke, where you can showcase your talent and party till the early hours of the morning!


DELAWARE


Learn to Roller Skate in Wilmington

Roller Skating Class
Learn to roller skate like a pro in our fun-filled Roller Skating Class – lace up those skates and join us for an exciting in-person session


WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Check Out the Harlem Nights Pageant at Howard University

A Harlem Night Scholarship Pageant
Harlem Renaissance Pageant: Celebrating culture, art, and resilience in a radiant display of African-American creativity.

Let Your Inner Caribbean Loose at Reggae Thursdays in DC!

Reggae Thursdays @ Pure Lounge | 2 for 1 Drink Special
Happy Hour that turns into a dope party towards the end of the night. We will be playing your best Caribbean music, afrobeats & hip hop.

FRIDAY Feb. 23, 2024


NEW JERSEY


See What AI Can Do for You! Take an Online Course!

Unlocking the Power of AI: Scaling Market Research for Competitive Insights
Discover how to use AI to level up your market research game and gain a competitive edge in this online event!

Discover the Harriet Tubman Museum in Cape May!

Museum Tour
Admission to the Harriet Tubman Museum in Cape May, New Jersey

Get Ready to Roll & Bounce at Young's Open Skate Night!

FRIDAY OPEN SKATE - 7:30 PM - 10 PM
Join us for a safe night of skating at Young’s Skating Center in Mays Landing, NJ!


Enjoy the Composite Truth Funk Band at Wilson's!

Composite Truth | Wilson’s Live
<p>The Composite Truth Band is one of “Philadelphia’s Premiere Funk Bands”. We perform R&B, Pop, and Smooth Jazz. The sounds created set the atmosphere for a great listening experience, fellowship […]</p>\n

Come to Wilson's for the Funk Band! Stay for Under the Influence of R&B Party

Under the Influence of R&B hosted and powered by LUXE & djalamo | Wilson’s Live
<p>🗣 THIS & EVERY FRIDAY 10p - 3a LUXE💎Presents “UNDER the INFLUENCE of R&B” ft. DJ ALAMO, CHEF MILLY, and Friends. You never know who we might bring out. 👀 […]</p>\n

Celebrate Black History with 50 Shades of Melanin Cherry Hill!

50 Shades of Melanin
Join us for a night celebrating Black History Month! Meet us at VERA in your brown attire ✨
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PENNSYLVANIA



Enjoy DJ Jamz at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Friday Night Lounge is "Pay What You Wish" admission! Unwind from the week with locally sourced spirits and wines, tasty small plates, and live music. Enjoy a late stroll in our galleries; discover a new favorite artist; and rediscover the museum for yourself. This week check out DJ Jamz.

Learn About the Blockchain Phenomenon in Philly!

Penn Blockchain Conference 2024
Penn Blockchain is uniting over 120+ industry experts and 20+ academic institutions to present 30 panels across two days.

Smile Awhile at Reggae Vibes in Philly!

Reggae Vibes
A New Spin on Stretching and fitness. Come take my evening class to get you ready for a Chill yet Exhilarating weekend!

DELAWARE


It's Pisces Season!! Come Celebrate in Wilmington!

Pisces Night Out
Major Pisces Celebration

WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Check Out Big Chune, a 90's, 2000's Dancehall, Reggae, Socca Party in DC!

BIG CHUNE: A 90’s/00’s Dancehall, Reggae, & Soca Bashment
A 90’s/00’s Dancehall, Reggae, Soca, & Lovers Rock Bashment

It's the Aqua Nightclub Reunion Featuring Tweet!

AQUA REUNION FEATURING TWEET LIVE
Xavier entertainment & Daryl Wilson productions presents THE AQUA REUNION FEATURING TWEET LIVE Friday 2/23 1130p.m-3a DJ Zyon & DJ Sedrick

It's Never Too Late for Brunch at Young and Hungry Bottomless Fridays in DC!

YOUNG AND HUNGRY BOTTOMLESS FRIDAYS AT AIR|FRIDAY NIGHT BRUNCH & MIMOSAS
Join us at Air for Young and Hungry Bottomless Fridays, where you can indulge in a never-ending feast of delicious brunch delights and endle

SATURDAY Feb. 24, 2024

Whatever you do today, make a memory!


NEW JERSEY


L'Overture Books Holds Final Black History Month Celebration for the Month!

We will have our final African-American history event of the month Saturday, February 24 at 1:00 p.m. when local educator, Ricky Epps Kearney, presents American Fiction: A Discussion of the African-American Literary Tradition.

Check Out Karaoke with AC's Own Big Al at the Showboat

Marsha! Marsha! Marsha! Help Solve a Very Brady Murder at Resorts

A Very Brady Murder
A Very Brady Murder is coming to Atlantic City!

Explore Harriet Tubman's Ties to South Jersey!

Museum Tour
Admission to the Harriet Tubman Museum in Cape May, New Jersey

Watch the Birdie! Enjoy Bird Watching in Brigantine and Cape May

Birding Cape May Point
Join CMBO naturalists for 2 hours of birding around beautiful Cape May Point!
Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR
Large numbers of waterfowl & raptors, plus wintering songbirds at one of the best birding spots in the state.


Enjoy the R&B Rewind with Meli'sa Morgan at Wilson's! First Show at 6 p.m. and Second at 9:30 p.m.

R&B Rewind Meli’sa Morgan International Recording Artist | Wilson’s Live
<p>Wilson\‘s Restaurant & Live Music Lounge and Lyn Brown Group & J Allen Productions are proud to present two incredible shows starring International Recording Artist Meli\‘sa Morgan. WDAS\’ Patty Jackson will host these incredible performances.</p>\n<p>6 pm Show | 9:30 pm Show</p>\n
R&B Rewind Meli’sa Morgan International Recording Artist | Wilson’s Live
<p>Wilson\‘s Restaurant & Live Music Lounge and Lyn Brown Group & J Allen Productions are proud to present two incredible shows starring International Recording Artist Meli\‘sa Morgan. WDAS\’ Patty Jackson will host these incredible performances.</p>\n<p>6 pm Show | 9:30 pm Show</p>\n

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PENNSYLVANIA


Experience a Taste of Philly with a Reading Terminal Market Tour!

Reading Terminal Market Tour
Come taste the Market’s history and hear stories of some of the 80+ small, family-owned businesses in the iconic Reading Terminal Market!

Take the Kids for a Night on the Town! See Shrek the Musical in Philly

SHREK: the musical
Enjoy the musical journey of Shrek & Fiona--one seeking solitude, the other waiting for true love’s kiss. See what they find along the way.

Enjoy Black Girl Therapy, a Stage Play for the Ladies in Philly!

Black Girl Therapy- Stage Play-Philly
Every girl has a number... Do you know yours?

Check Out a Stage Reading of the play Mental Prison!

Run Boy Run Productions Presents: Stage Reading of Mental Prison
What happens when You realize your prison is more mental than you think.

Check Out Spades in Philly!

Spades On Saturday
Come check out the hottest club in Philly for the hottest vibes. Best hookah in Philly


DELAWARE


R&B Duo Soulful Sounds Returns to Wilmington!

Soulful Sounds in Wilmington!
NYC’s Jazzy R&B Duo is returning to Wilmington! Their shows always sell out, so advance tickets are strongly recommended.

WASHINGTON DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Support the Virginia Black History Month Gala

The 2024 Virginia Black History Month Gala
Welcome to The 2024 Virginia Black History Month Gala! Next year’s gala is scheduled for Saturday, 24 February 2024 from 6 pm to 9 pm

Check Out Black Opulence an Elegant Masquerade!

BHC FINALE 2024 - Black Opulence: A Midnight Masquerade
Get ready for a night of extravagant elegance and mystery at the BHC FINALE 2024 - Black Opulence: A Midnight Masquerade, where the darkness

Explore the Power of the Drum in DC!

The Drumming of Healing with Nana Frimpong
Drum for healing, drum for skills, drum for fun. Join Nana Frimpong every Saturday for an immersion into drumming techniques of Ghana.

Keep It Low! Check Out the Official Silent Party of DC

D.C OFFICIAL SILENT PARTY
3 LIVE DJ’S PLAYING YOUR FAVORITE HIP HOP, R&B AND GOGO MUSIC CREATING 1 BIG PARTY.

SUNDAY Feb. 25, 2024


NEW JERSEY


Tony Day & Across the Globe Appearing at Kelsey's.

Kelsey's, 1545 Pacific Avenue; Atlantic City, NJ 08401,

Take a Walk at Turkey Point in Cape May! You'll Be Amazed at the Natural Beauty



Enjoy the "I Love R&B" Brunch at Wilson's!

I Love R&B Brunch Powered by: Chef Milly of Hell’s Kitchen | Wilson’s Live
<p>The secret is out… Wilson’s Restaurant & Jazz Lounge presents… THE HOTTEST WEEKLY BRUNCH IN SOUTH JERSEY… “I LOVE R&B BRUNCH” every Sunday from 11 AM TIL 4PM! “I LOVE […]</p>\n

Come for the R&B Brunch, Stay for DJ TYC's Birth'day Bash

DJ TYC C’s Customer Appreciation Birthday Bash! | Wilson’s Live
<p>IT\‘S DJ TYC C\’S Customer Appreciation Birthday Bash!</p>\n<p>NO COVER!!!<br />\nDJ CASH MONEY IS IN THE HOUSE TO BACK UP DJ TYC SO HE CAN GET ON THE DANCE FLOOR WITH YOU!</p>\n<p>$8 HAPPY HOUR 5 PM-7 PM</p>\n
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PENNSYLVANIA


Learn How to Teach Afrofuturism in this Black History Month Program in Philly

LIBERATION THROUGH AFROFUTURISM
to celebrate and inform families, community members and educators on the art of teaching the genre of Afrofuturism.

Learn Something Unexpected at African Americans' Letters to Abraham Lincoln!

African Americans’ Letters To Abraham Lincoln
Dame Chef Angie Brown Johnson has curated a program for Black History Month:

Laugh It Up at the Comedy Brunch in Philly

Comedy Brunch
Join us for a hilarious Comedy Brunch, where laughter and delicious food collide on February 25th, 2024 Doors open @ 12pm show starts 1pm

DELAWARE


Check Out this Christian Comedy Show in Smyrna

Christian Clean Comedy Show
Enjoy your sunday after church with fun laughter & Late lunch included . Hosted By ToppFliight

WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Celebrate Black History Month with the Negro Speaks of Rivers--Still!

The Negro Speaks of Rivers...Still
Come and join us for an afternoon recital of solo spirituals arranged by Edward Boatner!

Enjoy a Mini-Walking Tour through Cleveland Park in DC

North Cleveland Park Mini-Walking Tour - Sunday, February 25th
North Cleveland Park boasts a wide variety of housing styles and an interesting history! Come learn more on our mini walking tour!

Join the Conversation about Lovers and Friends in DC

Let’s Talk About It: Lovers n “Friends”
This is a conversation for mature people about dating and relationships in modern times. Men and women are encouraged to come out.


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