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Northern lights behind tall trees.
Northern Lights Astronomy  

The Bentway’s winter installation, The Gateway, celebrates the brilliance of the northern lights, which are at their most vibrant in the depths of winter. Join astronomer Dr. Laurie Rousseau-Nepton for an evening of learning and traditional oral storytelling rooted in her Innu culture.

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Ghost Walk

Hear about spooky stories and more with local artist duo Caterwaul Theatre during an evening Ghost Walk through Canoe Landing Park featuring CityPlace stories that blur fact, fiction, and myth. Then, create your own local legends by stopping by the Spooky Shadow Puppet Workshop on the Bentway Studio terrace!

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TPL Storytime at the Eco Library Pop-up

Join us for family storytime at the Bentway Studio Eco Library Pop-up! Enjoy stories and songs about nature and being eco-friendly in the city as part of the Bentway’s Beyond Concrete summer season.

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Events at the Eco-Library

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Join us for a series of literary events at The Bentway Studio’s Eco Library Pop-Up. From an author talk about interconnectedness in the city to family-friendly story time, there’s something for all ages!

A mother, daughter, and dog standing in front of two outdoor library carts.
TPL Storytime at the Eco Library Pop-up

Join us for family storytime at the Bentway Studio Eco Library Pop-up! Enjoy stories and songs about nature and being eco-friendly in the city as part of the Bentway’s Beyond Concrete summer season.

Rehearsals for Living: Eco Library Pop-up Book Talk

Launching a new event series at The Bentway’s Eco Library Pop-up, bestselling author Robyn Maynard joins Western University professor Kate Stanley for a lively discussion about crisis, care, and fostering interconnectedness in the city.

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The Bentway Animal Parade + Workshop

May 30, 2023

Join us for The Bentway Animal Parade, a community procession that honours the resilient urban animals who live in relation to our highway and downtown core.  There will be a very special guest at this parade who will be meeting these animals for the first time. Please join us in welcoming Little Amal, a 12-foot-tall puppet […]

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Tools For Care with Renelyn Quinicot: June

Join us in a monthly series to experience The Bentway environment as a space where we can gather to pause, ground, reset and drop into our senses together. Each session we will explore different techniques of getting to know ourselves, what we need, and how to nurture this through mindful different activities and movements.

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Seed Starting with Greenest City

Join us for an interactive seed-starting workshop to plant and care for local greenery. Learn about gardening as a political action based on stewardship and the importance of building relationships with the Land and our more than human neighbours.

Tools For Care with Renelyn Quinicot: July

Join us in a monthly series to experience The Bentway environment as a space where we can gather to pause, ground, reset and drop into our senses together. Each session we will explore different techniques of getting to know ourselves, what we need, and how to nurture this through mindful different activities and movements.

Tools For Care with Renelyn Quinicot: August

Join us in a monthly series to experience The Bentway environment as a space where we can gather to pause, ground, reset and drop into our senses together. Each session we will explore different techniques of getting to know ourselves, what we need, and how to nurture this through mindful different activities and movements.

From Here to Wear with Norwin Anne

This Bentway workshop promotes reuse culture while offering activities that encourage more sustainable and intentional creative practices. A clothing swap will be available alongside workshop stations that focus on different methods and techniques to transform textiles into DIY crafts.

Tools For Care with Renelyn Quinicot: September

Join us in a monthly series to experience The Bentway environment as a space where we can gather to pause, ground, reset and drop into our senses together. Each session we will explore different techniques of getting to know ourselves, what we need, and how to nurture this through mindful different activities and movements.

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Insects of the Bentway with Anne Purvis

Join us for a Butterfly and Bee exploration walk! This workshop starts out at the Multispecies Lounge at the Bentway Studio, and includes games and activities that sharpen our observations to find the best habitat in the neighbourhood.