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April 28 International Workers’ Day of Mourning. Honouring workers injured or killed on the job.
5 PM – Gather at St Augustine Church, Wyandotte at Westminster.
6 PM Procession to Injured Workers Monument, Coventry Gardens. (T. Edward 519 257 9942)
May 1 May Day. International Day of Workers Solidarity.
May 1 Annual May Day Workers Round Table 5 – 7:30 PM
5 PM Light dinner. 5:30 PM Round Table begins. OSSTF/FEESO District 9 Hall, 547 Victoria Ave, (CPAC@osstf9.com)
May 1 May Day After Party at one ten park: a working space.
7:30 – 9 PM You got me singing, an installation by Collette Broeders, Mark Gasparovic, Susan Gold. Readings by Jeff Noonan.
Stories to the Streets poster making. 110 Park St W, (firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com)
May 1 – 31 Stories to the Streets City-wide DIY postering throughout May! Document your DIY activity and send to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
May 5 Walks of Survivance at Artcite Inc.
Reception 7 – 10 PM. Exhibition runs May 5 – June 10. Works of Lisa Myers and Farrah Miranda. Curated by Srimoyee Mitra. Artcite Inc., 109 University Ave W, (519 977 6564)
May 6 Building a Cooperative Culture in Windsor
9 AM – 5 PM
A day-long forum. Lunch provided. Potluck dinner. Covering the Room with Sound, piano duets by Vera Cruise and Kim Telega.
All Saints Church Hall at City Hall Square (accessible), 330 City Hall Sq W, (519 252 1212)
May 6, 7 Guided Tours of Art Gallery of Windsor Exhibitions
Local Matters; Position as Desired: Exploring African Canadian Identity; Suzy Lake: Performing an Archive
2 – 3 PM on Saturday and Sunday. Admission fees apply.
April 29, 12:30 PM In the Black Canada, artist talk. Admission fees apply. April 29, 2 – 4 PM Position as Desired. Guided tour with curator Dr. Kenneth Montague.
Art Gallery of Windsor, 401 Riverside Dr W, (519 977 0776)
May 10 Beyond Traditional: Women’s Work Chimczuk Museum Hallway Display: MayWorks Quilt Project, Sewing Straight Lines; Sewing Collective, Pussyhat Tales Display runs May 10 – June 30. Open during museum hours. No admission fee for the hallway display.
Chimczuk Museum, 401 Riverside Dr W, (519 253 1812)
May 11 Working with the Environment
Reception & awards presentation 6:30 PM. Exhibit runs May 2 – 12. High School Juried Art Exhibit, sponsored by UNIFOR Local 200 and Arts Council Windsor & Region. ArtSpeak Gallery, 1942 Wyandotte St E (http://acwr.net/artshow2017)
May 19, 20, 21 The Bolt House by Lydia Friesen. Friday May 19 at 8 PM ($15 Adults, $10 Students, Children are free), Saturday May 20 at 8 PM ($15 Adults, $10 Students, Children are free), Sunday May 21 at 2 PM (Pay what you can). Presented by Windsor Feminist Theatre & Purple Theatre Company. Part of the Windsor Writers Series. Experience the sheer comedic chaos of your local call centre. Mackenzie Hall, 3277 Sandwich St W. (tickets: 519 255-7600)
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*Events are free unless otherwise indicated.
Members of 2017 MayWorks Windsor Organizing Committee:
J. Babcock, H. Barrett, C. Broeders, E. Carr, P. Chislett, M. Coral, S. Edwards, P. Fell, S. Gold/Smith, P. Hannon, D. MacClelland, T. Malcolm, J. Noonan, A.G. Smith, J. Taylor.
Press contact: For Festival: Susan Gold/Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org). For Cooperative Culture Forum: Paul Chislett (email@example.com). For Windsor Feminist Theatre: (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Credits: Martin Stevens & Sasha Opeiko, design layout. Mark Gasparovic, photograph, Yield.