Culture Days

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Friday, September 27 - Sunday, September 29, 2019 , Venue: Town Park Recreation Centre , Address: 62 McCaul Street, Port Hope

Culture Days - September 27, 28, 29, 2019

A National Celebration of Canadian Culture
Culture Days was created in response to the growing recognition that a vibrant arts and cultural sector contributes directly to a healthy and stable society. The Municipality is excited to participate this year with some free workshops for the whole family. 

Lunch with Monet
Explore the art of Monet, his gardens in France and the food prepared at his estate. Learn to make cheese croissants, scuffle and have some light refreshments. Ages 16+ years. 
Location: The Port Hope Community Hub Date: Friday, September 27, 2019 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Author Visit
Come join bestselling parenting author Ann Douglas who will be discussing her new book Happy Parents, Happy Kids and conversations that matter about parenting and mental health. 
Location: Port Hope Public Library - Mary J. Benson Branch Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019  Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm 

Community Campfire
Join us for an evening of fun around the campfire, with songs, bucket drumming, guitar playing, storytelling and games for the whole family. Bring your own lawn chair, musical instrument, roasting stick and non-alcoholic drinks. Marshmallows and s’mores will be provided. All ages, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 
Location: Port Hope Community Hub Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019 Time: 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Caricature Workshop
A fun exploratory and hands-on workshop where you will learn how to draw and exaggerate the distinctive and peculiar features of a person while retaining a recognizable resemblance. Bring a photo of your favourite person. 
Ages: 12-16 years Location: Town Park Recreation Centre Date: Sunday, September 29, 2019 Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Ages: 16+ years Location: Town Park Recreation Centre Date: Sunday, September 29, 2019 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm


Traditional Rug Hooking Workshop 
Come learn how to rug hook with the Northumberland Rug Hookers. 
Location: Port Hope Public Library – Mary J. Benson Branch Date: Sunday, September 29, 2019 Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm