Wood Buffalo: Where the World Meets!
Saturday September 29, 2012:
10:00am - 4:30pm
Oil Sands Discovery Centre
The Oil Sands Discovery Centre, in collaboration with the Wood Buffalo Arts and Crafts Guild and the Full Moon Cafe, celebrates Alberta Culture Days with a display of local art exhibits, musical entertainment, and hands-on Discovery lab activities for the whole family. The Centre is also proud to present the School of Song who will be offering music workshops like the
Community Song Circle
and jam sessions throughout the day!
The Oil Sands Discovery Centre will be offering free admission for
Culture Days; Friday Sept 28- Sunday
Sept 30. Alberta
Kids 4 Ever
10:00am - 4:00pm
Oil Sands Discovery Centre
Group painting with the Wood Buffalo Arts and Crafts Guild; paint on canvases at the Oil Sands Discovery Centre. Once the art pieces are complete, the canvases will be auctioned off to raise funds for the Kids4Ever organization.
Between Lights and shadows
11:30am – 2:30pm
with the Fort McMurray Public Library and the Wood Buffalo Artists Forum would like to celebrate Alberta Culture
Days. The art gallery is offering
children’s workshops exploring and combining story-telling, visual art
and performance. The event takes place
on the main floor of the Fort McMurray Public Library. MacDonald Island
Workshop I: (11:30am) Sand Animation- After viewing a projection of a Sand Animation Performance, children will explore different media such as Chinese Ink, charcoal and acrylic.
Workshop II: (1:00pm) Shadow Puppets - Participants will create their own shadow puppet bringing them to life using light and shadow. Special guest: Jane Leavitt (Theatre instructor at
Keyano Theatre presents: “3 Play”.
Three one act plays presented by
talent. Fort McMurray
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
There is a minimal cost for this event.
Play #1 Anasula - Performed and Created by Patti Dwyer, Directed by Julie Funk. A one-woman show, Anasula is about a seven-year old girl named Tommy trying to understand where her Mother went when she passed away. Tommy has an unusual imaginary friend named Zoe. She lives in another realm and speaks only Ojibwe, Sanskrit and the magic language of Falsana. Tommy's Mother lives in this realm with Zoe. The journey of this charming little girl is funny, touching and magical.
Play #2 Eye Flower Production presents: Five ways to Break a Woman’s Heart - directed by Shauna Lee Allan, written by Michael Beamish is about a Mother and Daughter relationship suffering from a canyon of a generation gap. Will Brenda and Wendy ever find a common ground? Will either of them find love in the turbulent world of mischief men?
Play #3 Eye Flower Production presents:Mac Attack - a new play written by Michael Beamish. "Mac Attack" enters the paranoid world of Teevo, a Haul Truck Operator from
and his buddy, Darrell, whose conspiracy theories have forecast WW3, nuclear
warfare and the end of life as we know it. Fearing their ultimate doom, they
have bunkered down in Teevo's bomb shelter and with a 100 year supply of
wieners, beans and beer the two friends will build a new society... Fort Mac
For more information about Alberta Culture Days 2012 activities in Wood Buffalo, please visit: www.woodbuffalo.ab.ca/culturedays