Upcoming events

There’s no excuses for boredom over the next couple of weeks. A ton of things are going on!

The Community Place Hub will be hosting its Fall Festival on September 13 from 3 to 7 pm.


Colin Mendez Morris will be performing “Joshua Glover: The Opera” in Little Avenue Park. The opera tells the story of Glover, a slave who was freed, recaptured, and imprisoned before coming to Etobicoke. It is part of the Arts in the Parks Series.

Joshua Glover: The Opera


UrbanArts is hosting the “Living Black Genius” program starting September 24.

Living Black Genius is an immersive program that highlights and connects prominent Black Canadian leaders with youth and the larger community.
When: Tuesday, September 24th 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: UrbanArts at Artscape Weston Common, 34 John St (York)

 

 


The Weston Historical Society will be having a walk to discuss the Humber River, on September 28, starting at 1:30.


 

Upcoming events

Lots to do in August! This weekend is UrbanArts’ CultureShock Festival in their new digs at Weston Common.


Today, and every Friday until the end of the summer, Frontlines is hosting Beats in the Streets.


 

UrbanArts raising money for kids’ camps

UrbanArts, Weston’s finest arts organization, is asking for your help sending kids to camp. They’re trying to raise $5000 to help young people from varied backgrounds “have a lifetime of memories with new experiences in the arts, visiting cultural attractions and meeting new friends.”

The campaign has raised  $940 of their $5000 goal. You can donate at this link.

Kids having fun
Image from UA
Canoeists
Image from UA

 

Summer residency at UrbanArts

UrbanArts is offering a summer arts residency for emerging artists from York South–Weston.

The program is

a unique space for experimentation, professional growth, portfolio building, networking, and collaboration with established artists. Participants who successfully complete the program will receive an honorarium of $350.

Local artists from the visual and eco-arts, music, dance and performing arts, and mural and installation arts are encouraged to apply.