The African American Club of Pasco invites the public to the following events in honor of of Black History Month:
• Local historian Jeff Cannon will speak about Freedtown, a 19th century African-American community near Dade City, on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the former Booker T. Washington School at 6105 Pine Hill Road, Port Richey.
• The Nollywood film This America, showing the arrival of Nigerian immigrants in the United States, will be shown on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. Free popcorn will be provided, as well as coffee and tea.
• The club will hold its first annual Scholarship Dinner Dance on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Seven Springs Resort and Golf Club, with music and an Italian buffet. Tickets are $60 each and must be purchased in advance. Call (727) 496-3207.
• On Friday and Saturday, from 1 to 4 p.m. Visit the West Pasco Historical Society's Rao Musunuru M.D. Museum, 6431 Circle Boulevard, New Port Richey, to view displays and exhibits honoring Black History Month. There are hundreds of photographs, dozens of books by and about African Americans, as well as other unique items.