Upcoming Literary Events

February 12th - June 25th, 20197pm - 9pm
Writers

Writers' Circle Monthly Meetings

The Writers' Circle is a chance to sit down wiht fellow writers and share your work. A supportive environment that fosters encouragement and respect; members share and offer insights into the works of others. come and enhance your knowledge and writing skills.

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March 26th - February 26th, 20191pm - 3pm

Wordsmiths Meeting March 26

Join the Wordsmiths at the Alliston branch of the New Tecumseth Library.

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May 1st, 2019
Creative Works Writing Contest Submission Deadline

Creative Works Writing Contest Submission Deadline

Youth and Adult - Poetry & Short Story Categories
Application and Submissions must be emailed to info@southsimcoeartscouncil.com
by May 1

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Past Literary Events

January 29th, 20191pm - 3pm

Wordsmiths Meeting January 29

Join the Wordsmiths at the Alliston branch of the New Tecumseth Library.

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January 15th, 20191pm - 3pm

Wordsmiths Meeting

Join the Wordsmiths at the Alliston branch of the New Tecumseth Library.

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November 24th, 201810:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
How to Build Your Story: Plotting novels & Writing short stories

How to Build Your Story: Plotting novels & Writing short stories

Workshop leader Brian Henry has been a book editor and creative writing instructor for more than 25 years. He publishes Quick Brown Fox, Canada’s most popular blog for writers, teaches creative writing at Ryerson University, and has led workshops everywhere from Boston to Buffalo and from Sarnia to Charlottetown. But his proudest boast is that he has helped many of his students get published.

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October 25th, 20187pm - 9pm
Book Launch for <b><i>The Brush Dances</b></i>

Book Launch for The Brush Dances

Roslyn's long awaited book, The Brush Dances, will be launched at Dragonfly Arts on Broadway. Please come and celebrate!

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October 12th, 20187pm - 9:30pm
Spoken Word

Spoken Word

An exceptional, breathtaking, arts evening of spoken word poems, poetry intended for performance characterized by rhyme, repetition, improvisation, and word play, emphasizes issues of social justice, politics, race, and community.
ADMISSION IS FREE!
Location: Dolce Vita Espresso Bar and Dessert Cafe, Tottenham

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August 11th, 201810am - 3pm

J.C. Kavanagh Book Signing

Joanie Hebbes (a.k.a. J.C. Kavanagh) is holding a launch event at the Alliston Potato Festival for her latest novel Darkness Descends, the sequel to her first book, The Twisted Climb.

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May 15th - 26th, 201810am - 5pm
MarketPlace: Compassion, Canvas & Community

MarketPlace: Compassion, Canvas & Community

Come by the show and enjoy our current MarketPlace Exhibition: Compassion, Canvas & Community as part of our Arts on Main event. In addition to these incredible works of visual art we have so many new shop items that include jewelry, pottery, textiles, cards, and so much more. There is always something new at SSAC!

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March 21st, 20189:30am - 10:30am
Artists for Artists

Artists for Artists

NEW to our Wednesday Wellness programming
an informal gathering for member artists to share about art and life

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March 9th - April 30th, 2018
Call for Art: Artisan Market at the Hike for MHH

Call for Art: Artisan Market at the Hike for MHH

Calling all Artists and Artisans

You are invited to bring your tent and work to sell at the first Outdoor Artisan Market coinciding with the Hike For Matthews House Hospice
 
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February 3rd - September 7th, 2018
3rd Annual Creative Works Writing Contest

3rd Annual Creative Works Writing Contest

The South Simcoe Arts Council is pleased to announce
The 3rd Annual Creative Works Writing Contest!
 
Over $1,000 to be AWARDED!

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January 24th - February 28th, 20182:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Complimentary Wellness Wednesday Workshops at the SSAC!

Complimentary Wellness Wednesday Workshops at the SSAC!

The South Simcoe Arts Council is excited to present,
Wellness Wednesday Workshops
 
Complimentary & Open To The Community
 
Thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation

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January 15th - February 28th, 2018
The New Arts Talk Magazine is Available Now!

The New Arts Talk Magazine is Available Now!

The South Simcoe Arts Council is excited to announce the NEW Arts Talk online and print magazine is now available and free to the community!
 

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July 1st - September 29th, 2017
2nd Annual Creative Works - South Simcoe Arts Council Writing Contest

2nd Annual Creative Works - South Simcoe Arts Council Writing Contest

Our first year introducing the Creative Works Writing Contest was an extremely successful and rewarding experience for all involved!

Please join us for the 2nd Annual Creative Works Writing Contest open to ages 8 years old to adult....

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