Vibrancy is an artistic endeavor spearheaded by four friends – Karen Ferguson, Sharon Harvey, Ann Ivy Male and Mandy Orchard. They each bring their own creative talents; making this a unique pop-up event. Their collaboration was initiated in part, to pay homage to artist and friend, Beverly Tang-Kong who passed away recently. Bev owned and operated iMagemaker Gallery in Port Credit. She was a mentor … Continue reading Vibrancy – a creative pop-up event – August 18-20,2017
It would appear that when tuning into various media outlets, we are constantly reminded about investing in our children’s future. However, good investing is not only about money; equally the time put into giving children knowledge through creative experience yields the harvest that society as a whole can benefit from, and may I add in all capacities: academically, physically, emotionally and spiritually. For the past … Continue reading Creative Investing in our Kids
Something quite inspiring is happening to many of the felled trees around Mississauga – Sidney Gendron and his team are breathing new life into them. The company is called Sawmill Sid and their mandate is to repurpose the lumber from a variety of trees including maple, black walnut and sadly, the ash trees that have met their plight due to the Emerald Ash Borer. Many forests … Continue reading Sawmill Sid
A group of Riverside PS and Cawthra Park SS students embarked this morning on what Coldplay sings about – “An Adventure of a Lifetime”. The group of twenty students, along with their Exchange Coordinators – Riverside PS Principal, Mr. Paul Officer, Mr. Sean O’Brien and Cawthra Department Heads; Ms.Tricia Fitzpatrick (Head of Science) and Mr. Don Ball (Head of the Arts Department), boarded a bus … Continue reading YMCA – Arviat/Mississauga Youth Exchange 2016
HistDrama in the Village of Port Credit Words and Images by Mandy Orchard. “Hear ye, Hear ye! A camp for thee!” I don’t know about you, but I love stories from the past, and as a history and drama teacher; I found that re-enacting history makes it come alive. My students will often beg me ,“ Ms. Orchard, when can we do HistDrama?”, therefore inspired … Continue reading HistDrama Summer Camp,2016
Living Vibrant – VPC! Words and Photography by Ann Ivy Male. Welcome to Vibrant Port Credit where we highlight the vibe of a creative community. What does it mean to “Live Vibrant”? In the words of George Bernard Shaw – ” we don’t stop playing when we grow old, we grow old when we stop playing.” With Vibrant Port Credit we shall expand on these wise … Continue reading Living Vibrant – VPC!