Indigenous Activities on Family Day

Visit Central Library on Family Day (February 18, 2019) for a full day of Indigenous programming, including dance demonstrations, hands-on beading activities, a drum circle, and storytelling. 

Seven libraries will be open from noon to 5 pm on February 18: Central, Country Hills, Quarry Park, Saddletowne, Seton, Shawnessy, and Village Square. The Rocky Ridge Express location is open 7 am to 8:30 pm. For information about the easiest way to get to Central Library, visit Getting Here, or visit the Locations page for any community library. 

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Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library

Time Activity
12:00 pm Doors open
12:30 pm Opening remarks
1:00 pm Traditional Blackfoot Chicken Dance Demonstration
1:30 pm Métis Family Dance
2:00 pm Traditional Fancy Dancers
2:30 pm Traditional Indigenous Women's Girls Dancing
3:00 pm Stony Nakoda AV Film Team screening
3:30 pm Indigenous singer/guitar performance

All-day activities at Central Library (noon to 5 pm)

Location Activity
Children's Library Beading activity with Amy Willier
Shaikh Family Welcome Gallery Blackfoot Confederacy Drum Group
Elders' Guidance Circle (Level 4) Storytelling