Vibrancy – a creative pop-up event – August 18-20,2017

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

Creative Investing in our Kids

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

YMCA – Arviat/Mississauga Youth Exchange 2016

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 Summer Camp,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!

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!