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Ginko (haiku walk) with kjmunro

Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre

1171 Front Street

Whitehorse, YT

In person Physical activity & movement Poetry & spoken word

Enjoy a walk along the Yukon River & transform your experience into poems Learn about short form poetry & find words to express the things you notice around you Time permitting, participants will have the opportunity to read their poems by the river This one hour, outdoor, physically distanced workshop will be held RAIN OR SHINE Please bring pen & paper! Must Pre-Register below, there are 12 spots available. kjmunro cultivates poetry in the incomparable Yukon. Her debut poetry collection is contractions (Red Moon Press, 2019). Find her at: kjmunro1560.wordpress.com Participant Protocols for event: All recommendations have been made based on information from the Yukon Legislation, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, and the Centre for Disease Control. As recommended, people should NOT attend the workshop if they: Have any flu-like symptoms; or have an underlying health condition. have traveled outside the Yukon, Nunavut, N.W.T or British Columbia in the last 14 days. YAC recommends participants wear a mask if they have one. No contact such as handshakes between the participants and the Workshop Instructor. All participants should always adhere to the 2-arms length rule.

Sat 26 Sep
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Pre-Register for Workshop Here

This event is free.

Organized by

Yukon Arts Centre

The YAC is proud to champion and promote artists and their stories in our community. We are honoured to be located on the traditional territories of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation, and the Ta'an Kwäch'än Council.

Location

1171 Front Street

Whitehorse, YT

Meet in front of the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre

Event Contact

Yukon Arts Centre

Kasey.Anderson@yac.ca

Language

English