Shore Cultural Centre


Schedule of Activities

Noon - 4:00 p.m.  Ongoing Activities

Picture This Selfie Station

Are words your secret power?  Write your power word on a chalkboard word bubble and have your photo taken in our Instagram frame by Aaron Parker of ParkerFotos. Learn more about ParkerFotos here: http://www.parkerfotos.com/

Word Games

Think you’re a word champ?  Try your hand at a selection of fun word games the whole family can play.

Blackout Poetry

Let your inner artist/poet play during this activity with Kris Kelly in which you choose words on pages from magazines, newspapers, or books and isolate them to create a poem. Then add an illustration by drawing or coloring the rest of the page around your words.  

One Sheet Wonder Book/Zine

Marianne Monaghan will show you how easy it is to make your own book from one sheet of paper.  Two types of books will be made: a house book or an 8-page mini book or zine.  Each book will have plenty of space to write or draw your own story.

Super Say-In Story Tell-In Anime

You are an alien with super powers from a planet light years away.  How and where do you use your powers for good?  Explore anime and manga with this art activity led by Keilah Yisrael. 

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Dancing Words

Tom Evert will lead kids and parents in this activity choosing words and pairing movements with them that combine to tell a story accompanied by music.

Graffiti Selfie

Create a Graffiti Selfie with positive, confidence building words, letters, and drawings with Rozenia Cunningham from Art it Yourself. 

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Storytelling with Robin Echols Cooper

Noted local storyteller, Robin Echols Cooper, takes listeners on an animated journey with her stories from “Another Branch of Life” series.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Lake Erie Ink

My Story Is, led by Sony Ton-Aime, is a 45 minute poetry workshop. Learn more about Lake Erie Ink here: https://lakeerieink.org/

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Bananagram®  Contest

Inspired by a popular Lake Erie Ink event, our Bananagram® Contest is perfect for all ages.  Bananagrams® is a fast-paced game using letter tiles to make words in a grid.  The first team to use all their tiles is claimed Top Banana.  Bring your family and friends and get ready to claim the crown.  If you would like to participate, be sure to register in advance when you arrive at Play on Words.

Graffiti Selfie

Create a Graffiti Selfie with positive, confidence building words, letters, and drawings with Rozenia Cunningham from Art it Yourself. Learn more about Art It Yourself here: http://www.artityourself.com/

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Dancing Words

Tom Evert will lead kids and parents in this activity choosing words and pairing movements with them that combine to tell a story accompanied by music. Learn more about Tom Evert here: http://www.dancevert.org/

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Storytelling with Robin Echols Cooper

Noted local storyteller, Robin Echols Cooper, takes listeners on an animated journey with her stories from “Another Branch of Life” series. Learn more about Robin Echols Cooper here:  http://rechocooper.wixsite.com/storytelling

Lake Erie Ink

Mining the Story is a 45-minute prose workshop led by Sony Ton-Aime.




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