The Great Riversongs
“Bert’s Art Sail”
Aboriginal Day / Summer Solstice
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.
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.