Canada is blessed with wilderness rich in varied landscapes and populated with a diversity of plants and animals that share our land. Tragically the air, trees and water, and many species are in grave danger. Animals and birds are losing their habitats through agri-farming and climate change. Pollution and irresponsible mining are damaging forests and waterways. Through original artwork and music, the Heliconian Club is dedicating the month of October to draw attention to climate change and endangered species.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 21, from 1 – 4 pm for a group art show by Heliconian Club members. As an added treat, enjoy new music celebrating the environment: Endangered Species: The Blue Racer Snake, the Right whale and the Northern Leopard Frog, composed by Kye Marshall and performed by the harp duo, Duo Novis, (Kristan Toszko and Emily Belvedere ). There will also be short talks, “The Birds and the Bees”, about our ecological crisis by Drs. Bridget Stutchbury and Sheila Colla (York University). Musical performance and talks begin at 2 pm. Admission is free.
Enjoy more of our musical offerings at a concert on Friday, October 27 at 7:30 pm: “Preserving the Environment, Celebrating Canada”, a concert of original compositions. Further information and tickets at http://heliconianclub.org/about/happenings/concerts/