Wednesday, 26 September 2012
Join us in our new location
Come join us in our new location at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre in Oakville.
2302 Bridge Road
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) is a unique multi-purpose recreation, arts and culture facility.
Our Guild meets every Monday from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. All levels are welcome. Spinning, floor loom weaving or tapestry weaving, together with interesting workshops, lectures and different projects.
As part of Culture Days across Canada, (http://www.culturedays.ca/en/2012-activities/view/506202da-74c0-439e-b3a1-310c4c4a89be)
our Guild will be displaying some of our works and demonstrations in spinning and weaving.
Residents invited to take part in Oakville’s first Culture Days celebration on September 29
Oakville, September 24, 2012
On Saturday, September 29 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. residents of all ages are invited to take part in hands-on and behind-the-scenes activities, performances and art exhibitions at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) where artists will share their creative process, inspirations and techniques.
“The town is excited to officially be a part of Culture Days — joining millions of Canadians who are participating in activities that celebrate the impact of culture in their communities,” Mayor Rob Burton said. "I encourage our residents to come out and enjoy the variety of activities we're offering and engage with the art and culture that enriches our town.”
Planned in partnership with the Oakville Arts Council and other local arts groups, staff at QEPCCC has been busy organizing an amazing line-up of local cultural activities, including:
Handweaving and Spinning
• The Academy of Music – Oakville Celtic Fiddlers Club
• Learn a stitch, Oakville Fibre Artists
• Clay Critters
• Real Recording Studio in Action
“The Oakville Arts Council is pleased to be working with the town,” said Megan Whittington, Executive Director. “We know that amazing things can be accomplished when the creative spirit is nurtured. Culture Days offers an opportunity for our artists and arts groups to share and inspire the community.”
A full schedule of events is now available on the town's website at www.oakville.ca
A national cultural initiative launched in 2010, Culture Days is a collaborative volunteer movement to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities and has featured free, hands-on interactive activities from coast to coast. For more information visit the Culture Days website www.culturedays.ca.
Posted by Ixchel Suarez