Saturday, September 21, 2013
Celebrating 13 Years in our Community!
The Word On The Street is an annual one-day national book and magazine family festival celebrating literacy and the written arts. Held in four cities across Canada simultaneously on the last Sunday in September - Vancouver, Kitchener, Toronto and Halifax - The Word on the Street promotes the importance of literacy with free exhibits, performances and hands-on activities.
2012 marks the 11th anniversary for the Kitchener festival. This year's program features seven event tents, exceptional live entertainment, a stellar lineup of children and adult authors, intriguing panel discussions/workshops and more than 50 exhibitors representing Waterloo Region's thriving writing arts community.
To feature The Word on the Street festival in cities throughout the country to achieve the following objectives on a national level.