Gather at the Broadway Theatre at 6:30pm for a Park(ing) Day kick- off party featuring speakers Ken Greenberg (Internationally-Accliamed City Builder) and Alan Wallace (City of Saskatoon Manager of Planning and Development).
Speakers at the Broadway Theatre
Kickoff the party with a community gathering at the Broadway Theatre, including:
Time:Location: Broadway Theatre
- - Demonstration: How to create an urban park in a metered parking stall
- - Wine, cheese, and live music
- - Art performances, including Charles Hamilton's "Saskatoon: A Love Letter"
- - Book sale and signing by Ken Greenberg
- - Q&A moderated by Gerry Klein of the Star Phoenix
Featured Talk: Ken Greenberg
Toronto's Urban Hero! Architect, Urban Designer, Teacher and Author, recipient of the 2010 American Institute of Architects Thomas Jefferson Award for public design excellence and the author of Walking Home: the Life and Lessons of a City Builder.
Featured Talk: Alan Wallace
Alan Wallace, Manager of Planning & Development, talks about the City of Saskatoon's Integrated Growth plan
Friday All Day
Free Face Painting for Kids
Popup Art Gallery
All day art show and sale. Reception at 7pm. Cash bar 4pm-midnight. New work by Crystal Rassi, Bevin Bradley, Cate Francis, Christina Weese, Darren McQuay, Evgenia Mikhaylova, Heather Langford, Henry van Seters, Iris Hauser, Jackie Miller, Jillian Cyca, Jory Simpson, Kelly Grace, Luke Siemens, Maja Montgomery, and Roberta Ross.
Local fashion and jewelry store. Cash bar open from noon - midnight.Featuring local designers Laurie Brown, Sova Design, and Closet Conservationist (vintage and gently used designer clothes). Local artist Shannon Gauthier will create and sell her work.
Professional graffiti artists creating new work and sharing their technique with kids and onlookers.
Kids' Activity Books (free)
Scavenger hunts to take kids on an adventure through Park(ing) Day! Prizes!
Join the tournament or just have a game!
Park(ing) Day Logo Installation
Real-life installation of an upside-down car with a garden planted on top.
Run, jump, skip, and sweat with the newest members of the fitness community! Freedom Functional Fitness will give you a taste of what Freedom is all about!
Vinyasa Flow Class
Giant Literacy Games
Twister and games that promote literacy while getting silly.
Climb up to the speaker's corner and address the crowd! You have 140 seconds to share what YOU think Saskatoon needs to be a sustainable, creative city. The scene will be fun, lively, and raucous! Be prepared - we'll have a panel of "experts" driving the show, including Saskatoon's Manager of Planning Alan Wallace, Rawlco Radio's Craig Silliphant and Randy Pshebylo from the Riversdale BID.
Drum Making Workshop
Drum making and performance
Storytelling for Kids
Storytelling and free books for kids
Hatha yoga class
Performance and interactive workshop. Everyone grab a hoop!
12:00 - Rory Borealis
12:30 - Karpinka Brothers
3:00 - Carrie Catherine
3:30 - Muse & the Buffoon
4:00 - Caila Ellerman
4:30 - Chad Reynolds
Fountains of Youth
Modern dance performance
Kay the Aquanaut
"Shut Up and Play the Hits" LCD Soundsystem documentary
Guest artists jam on the infamous red couch:
9:00 - Myles and the Blanks
9:30 - Aaron Adair
10:00 - John Antoniuk & Jen Lane
10:30 - Sarah Farthing
11:00 - Wooden Reverie
11:30 - Misterfire
When the party is over, the afterparty begins. Join us at Paddockwood's new pub, The Woods Ale House, with live music!