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Learning Together
A Project of the Inclusive Communities Committee of Grey and Bruce

The program of the 2018 festival: Thursday, May 17, 2018 (subject to change)

1st Avenue West between 8th and 9th Streets West in Owen Sound
St. Andrew’s Church, Tom Thomson Art Gallery and
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library

In the Bandstand on 1st Avenue West
9:30 a.m.
Welcome from Owen Sound Mayor Ian Boddy, Chief Lester Anoquot from Saugeen First Nation and Chief Gregory Nadjiwon from Chippewas of Nawash
One World Festival String Quartet & student members of Keppel Choir
2 p.m.
Closing ceremony: Glenn Trivett and First Nations Drumming

And —
Along the street, stop at the Tour for Humanity bus, all day, and
enjoy the outdoor activities.
Owen Sound Library Auditorium
10 a.m.    
Hillcrest Elementary School Choir
Routenburg-Evans Brothers: fiddle music and step dancing
Carlos Sanchez-Pimienta: Traditional Mexican Folk Songs
Grey Bruce International Folk Dancers
May Ip : Folk songs from different countries
12:30 p.m.   
East Ridge Choir and Stage Band
Sheatre Song Circle with David Sereda
Glen Eden fiddle, guitar and accordion music
Downstairs at the Tom Thomson Art Gallery
10 a.m. to  2 p.m.
Join the make-art fun, creating with the Learning Together theme (advance registration is required).
In the Tent on the Front Lawn of St. Andrew’s Church

Restoring the Circle — Make a bag of Grandfather Stones, learn the teachings,
and try First Nations drumming and singing.

Activities and Displays in the St. Andrew’s Church Gym
Community Living Owen Sound & District — Listen to stories, make crafts, and more.
Emancipation Festival — Learn about Black history in Grey and Bruce, and the annual Emancipation Festival. See a storybook and colouring book created by elementary-school students and teachers. Try a temporary tattoo.
Eritrea — Learn about this country and its language.
ETFO Bluewater Local — Stop by for two different activities.
Grey Roots Museum & Archives — Explore artifacts and tools used by Grey County students in the past, and learn about upcoming special exhibits.
Métis Nation of Ontario — Cultural information and painting activity.
M’Wikwedong Native Cultural Resource Centre — Learn about this Friendship Centre for Aboriginal people, and make a craft.
One World Festival/Multicultural Fair Heritage Diversity Prize Winner — See and discuss the prize-winning student project from the 2018 Regional Heritage Fair.
Owen Sound Multicultural Arts & Crafts Collective — Discover crafts and games from different cultures.
St. Dominique-Savio School/Francos du coin/Le Jardin des découvertes —Learn about cultural groups, daycare, after-school programs and summer camp for francophones in Grey and Bruce counties, and play some French-language word games.
United Way of Bruce Grey “Making Grey Bruce Home” — Learn about the positive contributions refugees bring with them to Canada.

And — Engage your head and hands with traditional children’s games and activities from around the world.

Animation Art in the Judy Young Room at St. Andrew’s Church
Community-Art Project with Lesley Bankes — Draw yourself into an animated film!
Activities Downstairs at St. Andrew’s Church
10 to 10:30 a.m. 
Togetherness: a puppet performance and conversation
10:30 to 11
Gimme 3 Notes: Traditional settlers’ music and the tales behind the tunes
11 to 11:30
Allan Low and Molly Zettler: Bag pipe music
11:30 to Noon
Sandcastle Theatre
Noon to 1 p.m.
Owen Sound Kendo Club: a demonstration of Japanese fencing
1 to 1:30
Jill McFadden-Bartley: Togetherness Tales and Tunes
1:30 to 2 p.m.
Owen Sound Poet Laureate Lauren Best: music and poetry



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