Category Archives: Media Releases

ARA on Community Art Wall

December’s exhibit features paintings from a variety of artists belonging to Windsor’s Association of Representational Artists (ARA). This local group of artists participates in local art shows and events and also hosts member workshops and demonstrations in and around the Windsor area. The ARA was formed in 1978 by a group of Windsor and area artists who shared a desire work and grow together in support of the art community....
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Library Led Homeschool Co-Op searching for Volunteers

WPL is now offering a co-operative learning environment for local homeschoolers. Monday afternoons at Riverside Library, we are opening the doors to families who are looking for new ways to educate, socialize and promote literacy to their children. Our first week had a great response. We had 30 children visit us and many parents came through to check out all the group had to offer. Because of the huge age range of...
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WPL’s HOW TO FESTIVAL WILL ENLIGHTEN AND AMUSE

Are you looking for something interesting, informative and amusing to do as summer winds down?  Do you want to learn new skills to impress friends and family?  If so, the Windsor Public Library has just the event for you. On Saturday, September 10, the HOW TO FESTIVAL is scheduled from 11 am -3 pm – rain or shine – at Budimir (1310 Grand Marais Road West) and Central Library (850...
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Local Artist, Cindy Shafer, adorns Community Art Wall

Cindy Shafer, mother of four, born and raised in Amherstburg, Ontario,  is a self-taught artist who has worked in pen and ink, pastel, charcoal, marker, scroll saw, henna and digital art. Her exhibit is a welcome addition to our Community Art Wall and can be viewed during the whole month of September, 2016 at the Central branch. In 2013, at the age of fifty-four, Cindy decided to teach herself to paint with acrylics....
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Seed Library and Demonstration Garden Opens at Central Library

Central Library will be home to a SEED LIBRARY and DEMONSTRATION GARDEN thanks to Councillor and Library Board member, Rino Bortolin, who directed over $1,200 of Ward Funds to the project. Located on the second floor balcony fronting Ouellette Avenue, the container garden will focus on growing vegetables and herbs, with some flowers and fruit when possible. “We’re hoping the demonstration garden encourages local residents living in apartments or homes...
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