2009 National Haitian Heritage Month
& Flag Day Celebration
Calendar of Events
Event: Haiti Flag Day Celebration
When: Friday, May 15, 2009 at 6:30 P.M.
Location: The Ferguson Library, South End Branch
34 Woodland Ave, Stamford, Connecticut
Notes:Film: Egality for all: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution
Event: 11th Annual Haitian Compas Festival
When: Saturday, May 16, 2009 at 4p.m.
Location: Bicentennial Park, 300 North Biscayne Boulevard
Event: Haitian Heritage Month Celebration and Flag Day
When: Monday, May 18, 2009
Location: Notre Dame Church in Little Haiti
Notes:Organized by Sosyete Kokouy of Miami
Event: Al Haitian Compas Festival - Haitian Flag Day Celebration
When: Saturday, May 16, 2009
Event: 2nd Annual Soiree Culturelle celebrating Haitian Heritage Month
When: Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 7p.m.
Location: Miramar Cultural Center
Event: 6th Annual Haitian Heritage Festival
When: Saturday, May 16, 2009 – 11:00 A.M. – 8P.M.
Location: Lowri Park, Tampa Bay
Event: Haitian Heritage Month Kick-off Ceremony
When: Monday, May 4, 2009, 3-8:00 p.m.
Location: Haitian Multi Service Center, 185 Columbia Rd. Dorchester
Event: 5th Annual Haitian Flag Day Breakfast for Community Leaders
When: Friday, May 15, 2009. 10:30 a.m.
Location: Boston City Hall, 5th Floor
Notes: Organized by Boston City Councilor Michael Flaherty
Event: 14th Annual Haitian Flag Raising Ceremony
When: Friday, May 15, 2009 12-2 p.m.
Location: Boston City Hall Plaza
Event: Haiti’s Hidden Treasurers Part II – A Positive Image of Haiti
Location: Saturday, May 16, 2009 – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Menino Arts Center – 26 Central Ave. Hyde Park, MA 02136
Notes: Awe-Inspiring Documentary of Patrick Dorsainvil
Event: 9th Annual Haitian American Unity Parade
When: Sunday, May 17, 2009 1–4 p.m.
Location: Mattapan Square/Blue Hill Ave to Talbot Ave
Event: Haitian Flag Day Extravaganza
When: Sunday, May 17, 2009
Location: Russell Auditorium 70 Talbot Ave, Dorchester
Event: Haitian Flag Day at Massachusetts State House
When: Monday, May 18, 2009. 4 – 6 p.m.
Location: Massachusetts State House, 3rd Floor
Notes: Organized by State Reps. Linda Dorcena Forry and Marie St. Fleur
Event: Exposition of Haitian organizations, businesses, arts, music, politics, and culture
When: Saturday, May 23rd from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: Reggie Lewis Center, 1350 Tremont Street Boston, MA
Notes: Organized by PENDULUM, an organization whose focus is to bringing people together
Event: Haitian Mother’s Day Celebration / 30th Anniversary of Teyat Lakay
When: Sunday, May 31, 2009. 6:30 p.m.
Location: Strand Theatre, Columbia Rd., Dorchester
Event: Haitian Flag Day Celebration at Cambridge City Hall
When: Wednesday, May 20, 2009 from 6-8 p.m.
Location: Cambridge City Hall
Notes: Hosted by Mayor E. Denise Simmons
Event: Haitian Flag Day Lecture
When: Wednesday, May 13, 2009- from 6-7:30 p.m.
Location: Cambridge Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave, Canbridge
Event: 10th Annual Haitian Flag Day Celebration
When: Saturday, May 16, 2009 at 6p.m.
Location: 1st Haitian Baptist Church, Penacook St., Manchester, NH
Event: Haitian Flag Raising Ceremony
When: Monday, May 18 at noon
Location: Manchester City Hall
Notes: Sponsored by State Representative Jean L. Jeudy
Event: Heritage Month Mass
When: Saturday, May 23, 2009 at noon
Location: Saint Gregory Church
Notes: Presided by Archbishop Guy Sansarick
Event: Haitian Parade Day in Little Haiti
When: Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 11 a.m.
Location: Toussaint Louverture Boulevard, a.k.a. Nostrand Ave
Event: Haitian Festival
When: Sunday, May 24, 2009
Location: Nostrand Ave between Farragut Rd and Foster Ave
Event: First Annual Haitian Flag Day Celebration
When: Sunday, May 17, 2009 from 12 to 7 p.m.
Location: Sisters of St Joseph, 1725 Brentwood Road, NY
Event: Haitian Flag Day Festival – 3rd Annual Cultural Celebration
When: Saturday, May 9, 2009 – 12p.m. -6p.m.
Location: Elmwood Park, 1 Oak Street
Event: Heritage Month Soccer Tournament
When: Saturday, May 23, 2009, 11 a.m.
Location: Cadillac Drive, Providence
Event: Haitian Flag Celebration: Parade en voitures decorees
When: Sunday, May 24, 2009, 2 p.m.
Location: From Church of God, 27 Elmwood Ave to Place of Bicentennial (R. Williams Park)