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Devon Culture Month

The Town of Devon is celebrating Culture Month from September 1 – 30, in partnership with the Devon Arts Association and the Devon Historical Society. Showcasing what Devon has to offer, activities and events will be focusing on community arts, Indigenous cultures, and our history.

September 14 - 27 – Community Art Projects

The Devon Arts Association is hosting a community art project in September. Get involved by painting a piece of our art project, where all pieces will be put together to showcase what Devon has to offer. To follow the Devon Art Association's project progress, visit: https://www.facebook.com/DevonCultureDays

Interested in participating? Register for a kit by clicking on the week below:

September 24 – Pow-Wow & Jigging Performances

Join us at Voyageur Park for a fun and free event to watch some traditional nehiyaw and michif dances. Bring your own lawn chair, practice physical distancing, and enjoy an evening of celebrating Indigenous cultures! Event is free of charge, and all ages are welcome!

For more information, contact Mitch Wincentaylo at mwincentaylo@devon.ca

Click here for full event details!

September 30 – Orange Shirt Day Movie Night

Join us for Orange Shirt Day, in which we remember those that were impacted by the Indian Residential School System.  The event will begin with the movie We Were Children, followed by a sharing circle with Native Counselling Services of Alberta. Event will be following physical distancing guidelines.

To register, email Mitch Wincentaylo at mwincentaylo@devon.ca

Click here for full event details!

Devon Historical Society Videos

The Devon Historical Society showcases the history of Devon. Join us in this Culture Month segment and check out Devon through the 50's and 60's through their online videos. Find the full videos here: Devon in the 1950's  |  Devon in the 1960's

Culture Month Activity Kit

Get an activity kit delivered to your door to celebrate Culture Month. This kit includes sidewalk chalk, yarn painting craft, a Devon historical photo, recipe booklet featuring recipes from around the world, Orange Shirt Day information, and more! Registration ends September 22, 2020.

Register for your Culture Month Activity Kit!

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