Continental Posting

I’m out the door for the better part of the working day, so here are a few things to take a peek at. three out of four are PSAs – I’ll post them in the PSA section when I get back. Onward!

 

An utterly fantastic set of library posters found on Flickr, courtesy Phil Bradley. Love these – go take a peek.

 

 

 

 

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche has announced the programming for the 2011 event. Again – go take a peek.

 


Small Print Toronto is at it again in terms of awesomeness and story writing contests. a story-writing contest for 8-12 year olds, designed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dahl’s classic novel JAMES &THE GIANT PEACH.  Some deets:

– Craft a short story (max 1500 words) about what would happen if James, a lonely orphan living in today’s Toronto, discovered a Giant Peach filled with friendly creatures.
– Send it to roalddahlday@smallprinttoron​to.org by no later than FRIDAY, OCT 14th.

An all-star panel of judges – including CBC Radio host and author KEVIN SYLVESTER, authors ADRIENNE KRESS, EVAN MUNDAY and VIKKI VANSICKLE, SUSAN KERNOHAN Director of Young Voices at the Toronto Public Library, MARK MEDLEY, Book Editor at The National Post, and JANET SOMERVILLE, English Teacher, Royal St George’s College – will award prizes at the 2nd annual Toronto Roald Dahl Day.
The grand-prize winner will be published by BOOK MADAM & ASSOCIATES MAGAZINE and on the Small Print Toronto website.

and finally –

To my Vancouver peeps – have your say at the  Community Gaming Grant Review – The Review is visiting 14 communities during August and September to gather input from individuals and non-profit organizations at a series of Community Forums. Five video forums have just been added to the community consultations. Here’s a video:

 

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