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Newcomer Fair

Central Library


Newcomers and longtime residents, drop in for an afternoon of information and inspiration! Various community organizations will provide information about education, employment, settlement and more.


Special Events:

1:30 - 4:00 p.m. / Children's Department

Traditional crafts with Kathy Morgan, Métis Cultural Presenter

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. / Browsery

Commander & Thief

Canadian music interpreted by a jazzy instrumental group that brings together diverse social groups of people musically and socially

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Rooms A & B

Guest of Honour: David Bezmozgis

David Bezmozgis is an award-winning author, filmmaker and three-time Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist for his books, Natasha and Other Stories and The Betrayers. This year, David has been shortlisted for the Giller Prize again for his latest book, Immigrant City.

3:15 - 4:15 p.m. / Rooms A & B

What Feels Like Home?

Storytelling workshop for adults with Grace Evans, cofounder of Steel City Stories, to help newcomers tell their stories. Age: Adults and Teens (12+).