Fun activities planned for The Word On the Street Festival

The 12th annual The Word On The Street Festival is set to take residents on a literary adventure this weekend. Elisabeth Hegerat, the Manager of Community and Economic Advancement for the Lethbridge Public Library says they are excited to welcome back literary lovers for the first time since 2019 with a fun list of activities.

“We have a great program lined up. We have authors and illustrators coming from all across the country. We will have seven stages running throughout the day for adults, teens and kids. Storytime program for the tiny people and a great lineup as well of local Indigenous speakers. As well as some workshops, live music, face painting, food trucks and a vendor marketplace going on all day.”

The festival will begin at the Main Branch of the Lethbridge Public Library from 11am to 5pm on Saturday.

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Micah Quinn

After graduating from Mount Royal University in Calgary with a Broadcasting Diploma, Micah made the trek down to Lethbridge to work for Bridge City News. He has previously worked at City TV Calgary on the Breakfast Television morning show. He looks forward to connecting with this community, and reaching a new audience. Micah has a passion for interviewing and finding out why people think the way they do. You’ll often find him pursuing local feature stories and hard news.

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