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Words in the Park 2022
We are back in the AGORA! 


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

A WFSC signature event held in conjunction with Alberta Culture Days. It's our 15th 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 24th, 2022 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm in the Community Centre Agora in Sherwood Park (Google Map).

The day's activities will include: 

  • Author Readings: 9:15 am - 11:30 am

    • Authors can share their work with 5-6 minute readings throughout the morning. 

    • Children's Readings - Featured at 10:00 am

  • Musical Entertainment: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    • Lunchtime music with Kelsey Hoople & Alan Tymofichuk

  • Author Readings: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    • Authors can share their work in an afternoon assigned reading slot.

    • Featuring: Poetry from Poets in the Park

  • Food trucks are on-site. Come for lunch with food selections from: TBA.

  • Get-Involved activities throughout the day:

    • Interactive Children's Writing Workshop with Amanda O'Driscoll - Children's Writing Workshop Coordinator.

    • Your Lifetime of Stories Adult's Memoir Writing Interactive with Beth Rowe - Your Lifetimes of Stories Coordinator.

  • 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 - Single table $25 | 2 tables (10'x10') display - $50 | Have only a couple of books? Share a table $15 - random sharing unless specified.

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