The FoWP community has been through a lot this summer which culminated with the partial collapse and condemnation of the Peacock Hotel where many of our community members lived. Many of these folks are now homeless or living in worse … Continue reading Halloween For The People!
Friends of Watkisnon Park is excited to report that we received a grant from Park People to do three events this season. We are starting out with a Spring BBQ and Gardening Party! We welcome all food, music, poetry, art, … Continue reading Spring BBQ and Gardening Party!
FoWP are feeling pretty great about our first sleep over protest. We had a chili and roast corn feast, fire bowl, music (Mike Barths and Don Lewis – also community members), video projection (Rebecca Garrett), shadow puppets (Joce and Naty … Continue reading Sleep over in Watkinson Park
The Junction is being gentrified at an accelerated pace. As developers take over, the poor are driven out and affordable rental housing is destroyed. The poor are stigmatized and at risk, ill at ease in their own neighbourhood. FoWP seeks … Continue reading Sleepover in the Park!
The Friends of Watkinson Park is organizing our fourth Party in the park to celebrate Spring time. Please come and bring some art, a poem or song, a contribution to the food table, a native plant for the garden or … Continue reading Spring Party y’all!
Come celebrate the new park with Friends of Watkinson Park. We will be having food, art and a fire. Feel free to contribute something, or come as you are! Continue reading EVENT: Watkinson Park OPENING CELEBRATION!