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Let's talk about...play
Thu, 13 April 2017, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM MDT
While play isn’t limited to children, the purposeless and spontaneous activities that we identify as “play” informs a lot, it turns out. Protecting children from risk has helped shape public play spaces and yet some suggest that the quality of outdoor spaces for “free play” has become altered in the process. How might play have a hand in the urban design we’ve come to know today?
Julie Guimond, Leader, Environmental Education, Calgary Parks
Cynthia Watson, Chief Evolution Officer, Vivo
Kris Fox, Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture Program, Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary
Evan Dickinson, Senior Associate, Torys LLP
moderated by: Jeremy Klaszus, writer extraordinaire
Arrive by transit:
The Dutton Theatre is near the C-Train LRT platform “City Hall” station.
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John Dutton Theatre
Calgary Public Library - Central Library
616 Macleod Trail Southeast
Calgary, AB T2G 2M2