What do you love about your city?

October 22, 2017
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Parkdale postcards and portraits

On Thursdays, I host a drop-in event at Parkdale Library  from 4:30-6 (c’mon by!). One week, we wrote postcards to our favourite places in Parkdale… And last week, we created a portrait gallery of wonderful Parkdalians and made a Parkdale … Continue reading

October 12, 2017
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Mapping the city

I am having THE BEST time leading a writing workshop at Parkdale Library.We’re exploring Parkdale, and the city through words and holy smokes is it inspiring. Every Wednesday evening I get to hang out with such engaged, wonderful people and write … Continue reading

September 19, 2017
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What do you love about Parkdale?

What do you love about Parkdale?? Come on by Parkdale Library on Thursday and/or Saturday and write love letters to one of my very favourite neighbourhoods in Toronto (it’s free!!) Parkdale Library: 1303 Queen Street W Thursday, September 21: 4-5:30pm … Continue reading

September 10, 2017
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What’s On: Writing The City at Parkdale Library

I am so thrilled to be kicking off this fall with two drop-in Love Lettering Project events at Parkdale Library, followed by two (registration-required) writing workshops, one for adults and one for youth. Join me! Let’s write about Parkdale! Drop-in … Continue reading

February 15, 2017
by Lindsay
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An inspiring Valentine’s Day at the library

On Valentine’s Day, I had the great pleasure of hanging out with an English conversation circle  at York Woods Library. I cannot imagine a more perfect way to spend Cupid’s Day than talking about what we love about where we live. … Continue reading

January 29, 2017
by Lindsay
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Writing The City: Parkdale Library + The Love Lettering Project

Such exciting news in this grey, grey January – I’ve received funding from the Ontario Arts Council to bring my city-based Love Lettering Project-inspired writing workshops to Parkdale Library this fall! I’m so excited! There will be a few drop-in … Continue reading

January 17, 2017
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February 14, 2017: Love Lettering at York Woods Library

York Woods Library, illustrated by Daniel Rotsztain, from his book, All The Libraries Toronto* I’m going to be spending Valentine’s Day at York Woods library, writing love letters to the neighbourhood! Come and join me! Tuesday Feb 14, 2017 – 6-7pm … Continue reading

May 7, 2016
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Broadacres Public School: Taking huge imaginative leaps

Learning what 10-year-olds love about their neighbourhoods never ceases to inspire me. In my residency as an artist mentor through tdsbCREATES, I’ve asked my students at Broadacres to write love letters to the school, and then their neighbourhoods and hide them for … Continue reading

October 18, 2013
by Lindsay
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Oct. 19: Celebrating Scarborough

I’m so thrilled to be bringing The Love Lettering Project to Morningside Library for the “Celebrating Scarborough” event this Saturday, Oct. 19. Come on by and write a love letter to your community at the Toronto Public Library’s Morningside Branch, 4279 Lawrence Ave. … Continue reading