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Play the Parks
September 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Enjoy an evening of music in the park. Bring a blanket, chairs, family and friends and enjoy an evening of great tunes and activities. Each night will feature a food truck and family-friendly entertainment from 6:00-8:00pm with a featured live musical performance starting at 7:00pm.
Friday, September 9, Upper Hume Park
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Mexican Food from Dos Amigos Food Truck
Superhero Training: Train to be a super hero with our special guest, Spiderman.
Community Canvas: Add your mark to a community canvas inspired by the location. The canvas will later be displayed at Centennial and Queensborough Community Centre’s.
Police Car and Fire Truck Tours: Tour emergency vehicles and learn more about these emergency services.
təməsew̓txʷ: Learn more about our new facility, təməsew̓txʷ and enter to win!
Lawn Games: Corn hole, giant jenga and more.
7:00 pm featuring Parlour Panther
Artist Bio: Parlour Panther is the dreamy grit pop duo of Frankie and Lee, two trans non-binary spouses who have been making music together since 2014. The time they’ve spent together and dedicated to crafting their music has resulted in a uniquely personal and carved out electro-infused sound with synths, guitars and a drum machine. Their live performance is undeniably tight with a palpable chemistry, a vibe that is joyful and at ease, and “vocal melodies [that] add a warm glow to the songs” (Shawn Conner, Vancouver Sun). With influences like King Princess, HAIM, and The Black Keys, this self-produced duo made their sophomore LP Retrograde in their at-home studio.
Find out more at: @ parolour.panther
Play the Parks: Play the Parks is a free, musically and culturally diverse concert series, spotlighting over 100 diverse artists from Black, Indigenous, Chinese, South Asian and 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and connecting Canadians throughout the summer. New Westminster is one of 13 Canadian cities chosen to host four Friday events in September. Find out more at https://www.tdmusicconnectedseries.com/ptp-calendar.
Presented by: City of New Westminster and the TD Music Connected Series
Curated by: Canada’s Music Incubator (CMI)