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The Great Riversongs

Bert’s Art Sail

Banner Challenge

Aboriginal Day / Summer Solstice
June 21
Our Goal
To fill the bay in front of the Stocky Centre with Banners flying from Sail or Paddle powered Boats, and watch them fly to music created by the children of
Parry Sound and area.
How To Take Up The Challenge
Visit any of our banner making stations for help and advice on how to make your banner.
Bring your banner to the Stockey Centre by 5 PM on June 21.
The Art Sail, Canoe Choir and Kayak Ballet will take place at 7 PM.  Your banner will fly from the mast of a Keel Boat affiliated with Sail Parry Sound, or on
White Squall’s Big Canoe.
Would you like to participate in your own boat?
Please contact Sail Parry Sound, or email us at  
Please call 905 960 9281 for more information.
Where are the Banner Making Stations?
Canadore College, West Parry Sound Campus, in our Riversongs Art Room, open 1 PM to 9 PM, June 17-20.
The art room is part of Riversongs Community Celebration of Music, Poetry and Art.

You can also come to the Stockey Center on June 21, and participate in our banner making workshop there. It’s part of a whole day of great, creative events starting at 9 AM:

  • Open Doors Music and Art Room (have you ever played violin?)

  • First Nation Teachings about Nibi (water), the Sun and the Moon

  • Music workshops in Voice, Strings and Percussion

  • (have you always wanted to try violin?)

  • Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve Amazing Places Walks  

  • Poetry Circles in English and Anishinabek

  • Paper Making from Recycled materials


5:30 PM:  Rotary Club BBQ  $10

7 PM:  Bert’s Art Sail, Canoe Choir and Kayak Ballet, the Bert Weir Memorial Premier Coffee House Concert.  

Click Here for More Details About June 21
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