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Doors Open Alberta

Doors Open Edmonton Festival

Saturday and Sunday, May 23rd and 24th, 2009
Event Registration and information, contact:
Liesel at 780 424 6512 ext. 226
e-mail: lknalld@albertaheritage.net

For event up-dates, please check www.doorsopenalberta.com
Numbered Sites and Events correspond with Map

Sunday, May 24

1 - 3 p.m.
11. Louise McKinney Park Poetry Trail with Ted Blodgett and Linda Wedman

Edmonton's Poet Laureate Ted Blodgett will lead participants along the Louise McKinney Park Trail, stopping to read his poems below each light post.
Event is rain or shine.
Louise McKinney Park
Grierson Hill between 95 and 99 Street
(south of Shaw Conference Centre).

1 - 3 p.m.
Places of Worship-Self-guided Visits
12. Ansgar Lutheran Church

--9554-108 Avenue

13. St. Josaphat's Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral
--10825-97 Street

14. Sacred Heart Church of First Peoples
--10821-96 Street

15. Holy Trinity Orthodox Church
--10902-96 Street

16. McDougall United Church
--10025-101 Street

17. Saint Joachim Catholic Church
--9924-110 Street

18. Beth Shalom Synagogue
--Jasper Avenue & 120 Street

19. Anglican Parish of Christ Church
--12116-102 Avenue

20. Robertson-Wesley United Church
--123 Street & 102 Avenue

1 - 3 p.m.
21. Edmonton Archives: Behind the Scenes Tour

Chief Archivist Michael Payne will take you on an insider's tour of the newly renovated Armories Building and the City of Edmonton Archives "building within a building". Space is limited
Prince of Wales Armories
10440-108 Avenue.

2 - 3 p.m.
22. Writers in Place Book Event at Audreys Books

Attend a reading and conversation with Marina Michaelides, an Edmonton-based writer and an award-winning documentary film-maker. Her latest book Renegade Women of Canada- The Wild, Outrageous, Daring and Bold profiles a number of Canadian women who have pushed the envelope and continually do so. Display of books with a local twist.
Audreys Books
10702 Jasper Avenue

1 - 3 p.m.
23. Francophone Quarter
Poetry Reading and Historic Buildings Tour
1:30 p.m. A reading by 4 voix, 4 voies ! Four bilingual Edmonton women, whose mother tongue is French, explore various themes common to their heritage. Participants: Project Director Jocelyne Verret , Maritimes; Magali Laplane-Gibbins, France; Pierrette Requier, Alberta; and Josée Thibeault,Québec .
Guest artists: Anna-Marie Sewell, Mi'gmaq - Eastern Canada; and Naomi McIlwraith,Cree - Western Canada.
Music: Marc de Montignyand Ernest Chiasson.

1-3 p.m.
Guided tours to St. Thomas Health Services Centre and French Parish will also be provided. Meeting place for tours is the Pavillon Lacerte - La Salle Historique.
Campus Saint Jean
8406 Marie-Anne-Gaboury Street (91 Street).

12 noon - 5 p.m.
25. SNAP Gallery Open House

View current exhibits: La Petite Mort by Marcelle Hanselaar in the main gallery and the U of A Graduating class show Varsolsa on display in the outer gallery and the Red Strap space. Get a behind the scenes look at the Open Studio.
SNAP Gallery
10309-97 Street.

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