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The following events are all being offered for FREE to the public:

This week-long art exhibit organized by Wellington-based artist, Stew Jones, will feature original works inspired by Lake Ontario Waterkeepers' mandate to create a “swimmable, drinkable, fishable future” for Lake Ontario and its inhabitants, neighbours and admirers.

Sunday, August 26th at 10:30 am

Speaker: Kinson Leung/Water Ambassadors Canada

Wellington United Church, 243 Main Street, Wellington

Come out and meet Kinson Leung, Executive Director of Water Ambassadors Canada and learn more about what this incredible organization does to enhance the lives of those desperate for clean drinking water across the globe.

>> Free Admission

Starting Monday, August 27th through Friday, August 31 at 10:00 am

At The Museum: Photos and Screenings

The Wellington Heritage Museum, 290 Main Street, Wellington

As part of Water Week, The Wellington Heritage Museum wants to do its part to raise awareness about the future of our planet’s water supply. Museums, after all, preserve the past so that future generations can engage with and learn from it.

>> *Free Admission

Sunday, August 26th - Friday, August 31, Daily starting at 10:00 am

Swim Drink Fish Square Foot Art Exhibit and Sale with Stew Jones & Friends

Midtown Brewing Company, 266 Main Street, Wellington

First-come, first-served art sale starts at 3:00 pm on August 31st

>> Free Admission

Sunday, August 26th - Thursday, August 30 each day at time TBD

Film Screenings at The Glass Box: Come and see things your mother never told you could be done on water...

Drake Devonshire Hotel - 24 Wharf Street, Wellington

Grand Opera in a magical setting: Bizet's Carmen and Mozart's The Magic Flute from the Bregenz Festival, at and on Lake Constance in Bregenz, Austria.


>> *Free Admission

Tuesday, August 28th at 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Mosaïque Project featuring Ensemble Made in Canada

The Wellington United Church, 243 Main Street, Wellington

Participate in this unique and exciting nation-wide project. Take inspiration from these exceptional musicians and express yourself through drawing as you listen to 14 newly commissioned works by Canadian composers, depicting regions of our country.

>> *Free Admission

Starting Monday, August 27th through Friday, August 31 at 10 am-12 pm

Screenings of select World Water Week events from Stockholm

The Wellington United Church, 243 Main Street, Wellington

The inspiration behind our Water Week celebrations, World Water Week, is the annual focal point for the globe's water issues. It is organized by SIWI and will this year address the theme "water, ecosystems and human development". For one full week, select events will be screened from Sweden.

>> Free Admission

>> Free Admission

Friday, August 31, starting at 3:00 pm

Swim Drink Fish Square Foot Art Exhibit and Sale with Stew Jones & Friends

Midtown Brewing Company, 266 Main Street, Wellington

ART SALE COMMENCES: First-come, first-served.

This week-long art exhibit organized by Wellington-based artist, Stew Jones, will feature original works inspired by Lake Ontario Waterkeepers' mandate to create a “swimmable, drinkable, fishable future” for Lake Ontario and its inhabitants, neighbours and admirers.

Saturday, August 25th at 3:00 pm

Local Playwrights Read at Festival Players' Studio Theatre

The Studio Theatre - 310 Main Street, Wellington

Suzanne Pasternak will read from her play Minerva, telling the story of Prince Edward County's legendary heroine Minerva Ann McCrimmon, told through spoken word and music composed and sung by Pasternak. Krista Dalby will also be reading her slightly-less-true play, The Monster of Lake on the Mountain.

>> *Free Admisson

Monday, August 27th starting at 10:00 am - All Day Event

Quinte Conservation Interactive Booth

Midtown Brewing Company, 266 Main Street, Wellington

The local conservation authority will set up two interactive activities for families to explore: the Watershed Model and Critter Pail Activity. Visitors will have the opportunity to see how the local watershed works, as well as being able to net and learn about the critters that make our local creeks and streams home.


>> Free Admission

*Free-will donations will gratefully be accepted at the door.

*Free-will donations will gratefully be accepted at the door.

*Free-will donations will gratefully be accepted at the door.

*Free-will donations will gratefully be accepted at the door.

>> Free Admission

Friday, August 31, starting at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

"Underwater" An Augmented Reality Experience Created for Water Week

Wellington Town Hall, 246 Main Street, Wellington

An interactive installation where kids and adults use augmented reality controllers to move through a visual and audio landscape that immerses them underwater. By moving their controller forward, back, and rotating it, underwater sounds will be generated and objects like bubbles can be popped, which then create further visual elements like ripples and additional sound layers.

Tuesday, August 28th at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Children's Programming at the Library

The Wellington Public Library and Archives, 261 Main Street, Wellington


From Tuesday through Friday, The Wellington Public Library is planning a number of free and fun events for children, from making their own fishing poles and boats to costume contests and watching Pirates of the Caribbean! Click on the link below to find out more and for scheduled dates and times!

>> Free Admission