TORONTO -- HarbourKIDS:Folk - This Thanksgiving weekend, explore a world of good, celebrating the positivity of communities, families and friends through folk music, folk tales, folk art, folk theatre and more over three folk-filled days, October 6-8th, 11:00am - 5:00pm daily. Harbourfront Centre Visual Arts - Witness the works of artists, architects, designers, photographers and more throughout ten exhibition spaces. The exhibitions run from Friday, Sept. 28-Sunday, Dec. 23, Noon-6pm. MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: HarbourKIDS:Folk - A feel-good family festival! WHEN: October 6-8th, 11:00am - 5:00pm daily WHERE: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto Highlights Include: evalyn parry's SPIN FREE October 6-8 Award-winning Toronto theatre artist and musician evalyn parry has created a brand new adaptation of her hit show SPIN for HarbourKIDS: Folk. A vintage bicycle, played as a musical instrument, accompanies a cycle of songs and stories recounting the little-known history of women and cycling Sunparlour Players FREE October 6-8 The multi-instrumental duo Sunparlour Players (Andrew Penner and Michael "Rosie" Rosenthal) bridges folk, punk, electro and gospel with songs that are joyful and challenging, playful and surprising. The Children's Own Media Museum FREE October 6-8 Write, design, make and sing this museum into reality. Kids will also receive a special curator kit. The museum is inspired by some of the work of Canadian scholar and media genius, Marshall McLuhan. Domestic Bliss FREE October 6-8 Wise Daughters Craft Market volunteers have covered everything from a broom to a frying pan to a dog (not a real one!) with crocheted and knitted cosies. Be sure to check out their sprawling display of cozy creations! ABOUT HARBOURFRONT CENTRE Harbourfront Centre is a Canadian charity operating the 10 prime acres of Toronto�s central waterfront as a free and open public site. We celebrate the multiplicities of cultures that comprise Canada and enliven the city through the creative imaginations of artists from across the country and around the globe. Harbourfront Centre Media Contact: Cat Fawcett, t. 416-973-4381 c. 416-523-0019 email@example.com ALL MEDIA ARE TO CHECK IN WITH SECURITY and fill out a Media Permit For more information visit http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/harbourkids media.harbourfrontcentre.com or call the Information Hotline at 416-973-4000
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Saturday, October 6, 2012
Thanksgiving weekend events at Harbourfront in Toronto