31 05, 2017

The Sacred Canoe

2017-05-31T20:48:10-04:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Sacred Canoe Project is a collaborative art exhibition and theatre performance by Glenn Marais (newmarket Juno Nominee and recent Maters of Community Music Grad), Sacred Heart art teachers and students, and First Nations Elders from Georgina Island, Attawapiskat, Inukjuvak, and Webequie and shows the importance of story telling and traditions of First Nations art.

14 02, 2017

East Gwillimbury Public Library Making Memories Storytelling Program

2017-08-01T12:43:01-04:00February 14th, 2017|Categories: Seniors, Storytelling, Timeline, Digital Literacy, Community, Digital Storytelling, Volunteer Opportunities, Youth|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As a joint project of the East Gwillimbury Public Library and Storytelling York Region, residents and local student and senior volunteers are meeting at the Royal Oak Court apartments' meeting room to tell, share, and digitally record seniors' stories about memorable life experiences.  Students will receive basic videography and photography instruction at the Holland Landing [...]

15 08, 2016

Storytelling York Region “Hits the News!”

2017-08-01T12:19:20-04:00August 15th, 2016|Categories: Storytelling, Digital Storytelling|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

On July 15th Metroland News’ Reporter Kim Zarzour did a stellar job of capturing the experience of seniors in the community and Richmond Hill High School students who collaborated together through the Making Connections Project.  The project is a tri-partnership with Community Home Assistance to Seniors (CHATS), York Region Community Information and Volunteer Centre [...]

1 06, 2016

Making Connections Storytelling York Region Project

2017-08-01T12:27:20-04:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Storytelling, Timeline, Digital Literacy, Digital Storytelling, Community Reporting, Oral History|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

YRCIVC and its Collaborative Partners - Community Home Assistance to Seniors (CHATS) and the York Region District School Board (YRDSB), with funding provided by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, are staging the two-year Making Connections Storytelling York Region intergenerational project designed to assist seniors’ digital literacy, and provide Storytelling, Oral History, Digital Story skills, and Community [...]