Day of the Poets 3 Kick Off Event


Celebrate poetry at Day of the Poets 3! 

The event kicks off at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 24 at Maggiolly Art with a free evening of spoken word and song featuring a collaboration between Owen Sound Poet Laureate Richard-Yves Sitoski and musician and poet croc E moses.

The festivities continue at the Orangeville Public Library’s Mill Street location on Saturday, April 25.  A free poetry workshop at 11 a.m. will be offered by Maureen Hynes and will encourage aspiring poets to respond to the call of creativity.  From noon to 5 p.m., enjoy poetry readings, live music, and book giveaways. Downtown businesses will also post poetry in their windows for event-goers to enjoy while meandering along Broadway.

Participating poets and musicians include:

  • Barry Dempster
  • Nadina Mackie-Jackson
  • Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm
  • Maureen Hynes
  • D.A. Lockhart
  • Louise Carson
  • Sohayla Smith
  • Kateri Lanthier
  • Andrew Welch
  • Harry Posner

Street map of Day of the Poets 3 Kick Off Event

Event Schedule

  • April 24, 2020

    7:00pm – 9:00pm


158 Broadway
Orangeville, ON L9W 1K3

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