Immigrant Services Guelph Wellington and the Exhibition Park Neighbourhood Group are partnering to host an event meant to promote intercultural awareness in the community.
The World Next Door, a community celebration of diversity, will take place on Saturday Oct. 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Victory Public School.
The event will include performances, a chance to contribute to a cultural mural and try crafts from around the world, “tastes of the world,” and more, a news release said.
The free event will also feature the screening of Immigrant Services’ Digital Journeys video, a project meant to give voice to people in the community who are not normally heard.
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GUELPH — Exhibition Park Neighbourhood Group is hosting the first ever Creativity Picnic from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 14.
Held in Exhibition Park, the picnic will mark the official opening of the new playground with brief speeches by city officials and members of the community.
The event promises "music, magic and a wee bit of mayhem," and is free and open to everyone.
It will feature performances by local musicians The Funky Mama Trio, as well as a magician and an inflatable gallery from the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre.
There will also be face painting, Henna, a story tent, book swap and more activities from the Guelph Civic Museum.
A drop-in children's art studio for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners will also be on hand.
Coffee and treats will be sold at the park.
More information can be found on the group's website, www.epng.ca.