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ON THE WALL Celebration of Artists and the Arts Update

Hi all Friends of Kingston Inner Harbour,

1) Final call for ON THE WALL, our amazing street art event. 
Celebration of Artists and the Arts, Sat. Aug 23 from 3-8 pm.
Douglas R. Fluhrer Park (Go as far north as you can on Wellington St. and you will be there!)

The artwork is truly beyond anything I could have imagined!
And the line-up for Saturday is really wonderful as well  Participatory activities for the whole family: poetry, dance, drumming, Open Mic, children’s games, slacklining, tai chi, etc as well as food and music.

Official start at 3 pm with Mayor Mark Gerretsen cutting a cake and Laurel Claus-Johnson with an Aboriginal tobacco ceremony followed by all sorts of family-friendly arts, sports and games for the rest of the afternoon.

Thanks to very much to everyone who donated to our Indiegogo Campaign: We managed to raise the $6000 we wanted to pay the artists and cover expenses.  So very much appreciated!

NGB STUDIOS AND SHOPS at 12 and 14 Cataraqui Street
(north end of the Douglas R. Fluhrer Park)
Visit this amazing artists’ colony in an old converted warehouse!
12 and 14 Cataraqui St. Kingston, Ont. K7K 1Z7
For a fun and unique shopping experience:

Original art, Jewellery, Photography, Cards, Stained Glass, Woven rugs.
Encaustic tools and supplies, Bees wax candles,
Environmentally friendly products for your home
In-Home Design and Design Products,
Cabinetry and carpentry contract work
T-shirt designs, Pottery,
Health products and exercise programs
Contact: Cathie Hamilton –

3) Final reminder for this Friday’s Picnic in the Park 4-6 pm.
(Facebook: Picnics in the Park)  This week it is Matt Ellerbeck back by popular demand with his live Salamanders as well as games and activities for the whole family.  Bring a picnic and join us.

Looking forward to seeing you this weekend after which I will take a bit of a break for a week or two or three.
Mary Farrar,
Friends of Kingston Inner Harbour