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Poetry Downtown


Poetry & spoken word
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This activity runs the duration of Culture Days.


3rd avenue Saskatoon


Saskatoon, SK



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


The Poetry Downtown project features poems from ten local poets displayed on the 3rd Avenue poster directories between 19th Street and 23rd Street in Downtown Saskatoon. The theme of the project is Kindness – acts of. Poems will be on display from the beginning of October until May 31, 2024. Selected poets and their poem titles are: Bronwen McRae: Kindness, Danica Lorer: Treats, Danielle Richardson: In a Garden, Elaine Nieman: A Reflection on Kindness, Jaime Speed: Home, Josiah Nelson: Love Poem, Rita Bouvier: say it ki sî wâ ti sô win, Robert Benz: Anthem, Sonia McWilliams: Kindness, and Tyler Lee: Saviours.

A walking tour of the Poetry Downtown project, with readings by the poets, will be taking place on Saturday, October 14th from 1 pm to 2:30 pm. The tour starts at the Senator Hotel (corner of 3rd Avenue and 21st Street). Participants are asked to register in advance:

The public is encouraged to walk along 3rd Avenue and reflect on the poetry. The Poetry Downtown project is a partnership with Downtown Saskatoon.


City of Saskatoon