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Culture Days


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Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. At the end of each September, millions of people attend thousands of participatory arts and culture events across the country. Culture Days programs invite the public to get hands-on and behind-the-scenes to highlight the importance of arts and culture in our communities.

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In 2021, join us for a 4-week celebration of creativity all across Canada. Indoors, outdoors and online—immerse yourself in a world where arts and culture intersect. Culture Days runs from Friday, September 24 to Sunday, October 24. We've packed the schedule with awesome, virtual events for every person in your family to enjoy!

How It All Starts

Idea Exchange - Queen's Square

August 23, 2021 - November 7, 2021


Spin, Twirl, Twist

Idea Exchange - Preston

September 7, 2021 - November 21, 2021


Old Post Office Light Show

Idea Exchange - Old Post Office

every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night


Preston Book Club (Ages 18+)

Friday, September 24

10:00am - 11:30am


Preserve Your Family Memories

Saturday, September 25

11:00am - 12:00pm


Introduction to Screenwriting: Short Film

Wednesday, September 29

6:30pm - 9:30pm


Fine Zines: A Queer Zine Workshop

Wednesday, September 29

7:00pm - 9:00pm


Squamish Stories with Kung Jaadee

Thursday, September 30

11:00am – 11:45am


Hour of Code – AI for Oceans (Ages: 8-12)

Tuesday, October 05

4:00pm - 5:00pm


Mindfulness and the Brain (Ages 18+)

Tuesday, October 05

7:00pm - 8:30pm


Teen Media Team: 30 Second Video Reviews (Ages 12-18)

Thursday, October 07

4:00pm - 5:00pm


Storyboards: An Introduction

Tuesday, October 12

7:00pm - 9:00pm


Indigenous Perspectives at the ROM

Thursday, October 14

2:00pm – 3:00pm


Bridging GAAPS: Youth Unlimited with Joni NehRita

Saturday, October 16

2:00pm - 4:00pm


Family Crafternoon

Sunday, October 17

1:30pm - 2:30pm


Love Your Body - Heal The World (Ages: 16+)

Monday, October 18

7:00pm - 8:30pm


Gamer Videos – get started recording and editing! (Ages 8 - 12)

Tuesday, October 19

4:00pm - 5:00pm


Unbook Chat (19+)

Tuesday, October 19

7:00pm - 8:00pm


Romance by the Book- October Book Club

Wednesday, October 20

8:00pm – 9:00pm


All About Sloths!

Thursday, October 21

2:00pm – 3:00pm


Young Love: YA Author Event

Thursday, October 21

7:00pm – 8:00pm


Musical Lives Guitar Open Mic

Sunday, October 24

11:00am - 12:30pm