Arts in Wincott Park – October 1

The Covid-19 Mitigation & Safety protocols under the Reopening Ontario Act announced by the Provincial government and the guidance published by the City of Toronto will be in place for all our outdoor events and activities.
Oct
01
2020

Arts Etobicoke in partnership with Delta Family Resource Centre is thrilled to present Arts in Wincott Park – a FREE series of arts activities and workshops for the residents of Kingsview Village – Westway community. 

The program will offer two sessions of an hour and a half each from 3:30 pm -6:30 pm every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. The sessions will be conducted in safe and small groups at Wincott Park. All Health & Safety protocols will be in place. Each session will have a maximum of 7 participants and priority will be given to residents of KVW neighbourhood.

In the event of cancellation of the one or more sessions due to severe weather or other unforeseen circumstances, the event will be rescheduled for the subsequent Monday or Tuesday.

 

Self-Care and Poetry Workshop with Abdifatah Hussein (aka Hidaayah House)


This interactive workshop is designed to provide participants with the skills to create impactful and personal spoken word pieces centered on self care. The aim is to inspire and equip community members with the skills to harness the arts to express their lived experiences and develop the confidence to share their masterpieces.

We have two back to back sessions of the same workshop in order to accommodate more participants. However, each workshop will only have 7 participants so please register below to book your spot.

 

Workshop 1 (Ages 12-18)

Thursday, October 1

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Register here for Self-Care and Poetry Workshop on October 1 at 3:30 pm


 

Workshop 2 (Ages 18+)

Thursday, October 1

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm


Register here for Self-Care and Poetry Workshop on October 1 at 5:00 pm


 

Poetic Heartwork with Timaj Garad

This workshop series cultivates well-being by deepening creative writing and wellness practices anchored in self-love; including mind, emotional, and spiritual domains, and strengthening our capacity towards radical self and community care. Participants in this program are invited to a deeper exploration of how poetry can inform and enhance their own well-being through the following themes:

September 24: Mind – Teaching the Mind what the Heart knows

October 1: Heart – The Balance of Letting go and Letting in

October 8th : Spirit – Finding Purpose in the Poetic

We have two back to back sessions of the same workshop in order to accommodate more participants. However, each workshop will only have 7 participants so please register below to book your spot. This workshop is for ages 16 and up.

 

Workshop 1

Thursday, October 1

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Register here for Poetic Heartwork on October 1 at 3:30 pm


 

Workshop 2

Thursday, October 1

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm


Register here for Poetic Heartwork on October 1 at 5:00 pm


 

Making a Circus with Zita Nyarady

In this workshop we will make a circus. Hulahoops, juggling, acrobatics and more! This workshop is for all ages.

We have two back to back sessions of the same workshop in order to accommodate more participants. However, each workshop will only have 7 participants so please register below to book your spot.

 

Workshop 1

Thursday, October 1

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Register here for Making a Circus on October 1 at 3:30 pm


 

Workshop 2

Thursday, October 1

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm


Register here for Making a Circus on October 1 at 5:00 pm


 

Paper Avatar Puppets and Paper Pop-up Set with Mr. Douglas and Jessi

Participants will design paper avatar puppets with Mr. Douglas. Following this, Jessi will lead participants in a beginner-level paper sculpture set design, similar to the creation of a pop-up book. This will be done in their sketchbooks so they can have an easily portable puppet and stage. This workshop is for ages 5-12.

We have two back to back sessions of the same workshop in order to accommodate more participants. However, each workshop will only have 7 participants so please register below to book your spot.

 

Workshop 1

Thursday, October 1

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Register here for Paper Avatar Puppets and Paper Pop-up Set on October 1 at 3:30 pm


 

Workshop 2 

Thursday, October 1

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm


Register here for Paper Avatar Puppets and Paper Pop-up Set on October 1 at 5:00 pm


 

Venue: Wincott Park

86 Northcrest Rd
Toronto
Ontario
M9R 1N7