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ISSAMBA at the Park - FREE Barbecue and Entertainment

Mount Douglas Park - field and picnic area near playground

3550 Cordova Bay Road

Saanich, BC


Join us for a casual, family-friendly community gathering, as we celebrate Culture Days. Show up and show-out in your cultural attire. RSVP HERE: PARKING LOCATION: 🍗| Free Food & Drinks (limited supply - pre-register at: 🎶| Music 🪘| Drumming w/ @mbuyiselo.ncapayi (bring your drums or some provided) 💃🏿| Kizomba 🎵| Afrobeat 🕺🏿| SocaFit w/ What You Can Bring: 🪑| Lawn Chairs 🧺 | Picnic Blankets/Matts 🍛 | Snacks * All are welcome to attend! (Drumming area sponsored through support from Saanich Community Services.)

Sat 02 Oct
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

ISSAMBA at the Park Facebook Event Page

This event is free.

Organized by

African Arts & Cultural Society - Issamba Centre

ISSAMBA CENTRE is a hub for African, Caribbean diaspora, and African Descent communities on Vancouver Island and beyond.


3550 Cordova Bay Road

Saanich, BC

Find more information on Mt. Douglas Park here:

Event Contact

Pulchérie Mboussi


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