I would like to take a moment to share a unique art showcase coming soon to Stittsville.
As part of the AOE Arts Neighbourhood Arts 150 Project, Spreading Roots is Odyssey Theatre’s community arts project that is bringing together elders, children, youth and adults to create a pageantry celebration of neighborhood trees. Together with professional artists, community members will create a performance event that recognizes and celebrates neighbourhood trees as members of the community through storytelling, theatre, dance and song. The event culminates in welcoming and planting new trees in the community.
One of the locations selected for this initiative is Alexander Grove Park in Stittsville. An initial storytelling workshop was held in the community last month, and two more workshops are scheduled leading up to the final performance. The
dates and locations for these events are:
Dance, Song & Script Workshop: Saturday, August 19, 12:00-4:00pm, St. Andrews Church, 2 Mulkin St.
Putting the Show Together: Thursday, September 14, 5:30-8:00pm, St. Andrews Church & Alexander Grove Park
Performance & Tree Planting: Saturday, September 16, 2:00pm, St. Andrews Church & Alexander Grove Park
I hope that all residents take the opportunity to stop by the Park and enjoy some fresh air for this excellent and creative even.
For more information, please visit http://www.odysseytheatre.ca/index.php/events/spreading-roots/