Words in the Park 2020
Details coming soon! 



A WFSC signature event held in conjunction with Alberta Culture Days. It's our 12th year hosting this community literary event featuring authors, books, and other culture-related displays and entertainment. This day of free family fun takes place on Saturday, September 28th, 2019 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm in the Community Centre Agora in Sherwood Park (Google Map).

The day's activities will include: 

  • Real People Real Stories: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 

    • Join us at the main stage for real people sharing their stories with you.

  • Musical Entertainment: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    • Lunchtime music with Dahlia Wakefield

  • Author Readings: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    • Support our local authors and come out to hear them read from their work - look for the green canopy.​ Schedule to be posted.

  • Check out Daisy Chain Bookmobile on the parking lot just outside - an bright concept in used book sales and community connection.

  • Get-Involved activities throughout the day:

    • Illustration artist Katherine Restouiex

    • Potter-extraordinaire Deb Hughes-Gahr

    • Lettering with the Edmonton Calligraphy Society

    • Mini Writing Workshops hosted by the Writers Foundation of Strathcona County in the Library Birch Room from 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm.

  • Lots to see and do for the whole family.

  • Hey kids! Pick up your Find-It Fun Card at the WFSC table and get it filled for a chance to win a prize!

  • 30+ Authors and book displays!

    • Our primary focus - literacy!

    • Several authors are launching new books - get them signed!

    • Great gift buying opportunities for the readers on your list.

Check out our Facebook Event page and share it with your networks. Want to be involved? We are looking for WFSC member volunteers to help out during the day. Contact us via email with your availability during the day. Vendors! Limited spots for Words in the Park authors and vendors - $25 fees are due. Download form:


PO Box 57083 | Sherwood Park, Alberta | T8A 5L7

Ext 703

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