Avengers superhero Black Panther and his Wakanda homeland is the theme for the second annual Cultural Extravaganza hosted by the Afro Canadian Caribbean Association. “A Wakanda Affair,” featuring a dinner, performances, auction and dance, will be held June 23 at 745 Barton St. E. Advance tickets are $50. For more information call 905-385-0925.
A Taste of Africa
Hamilton’s Schools of Dreams is hosting its sixth annual flagship fundraising event on Friday, May 25, at Michelangelo conference centre. “A Taste of Africa” will feature African culture, music and customs, and will raise funds in support of school construction projects in Ghana, West Africa. Tickets can be purchased at www.schoolsofdreams.com.
Avoid rabies exposure
The City of Hamilton is urging residents to protect themselves from rabies by staying clear of all wild animals. Hamilton has had over 291 reports of rabid animals this year. Part of the problem is residents interacting with raccoons. All animal bites, scratches or possible rabies exposures should be reported at 905-546-2489.