‘Homeless Happens Here’, a three-day event set for October 23, 24, 25 in Port Hope’s Memorial Park, is aimed at raising awareness and encouraging community engagement with housing issues as winter approaches. Outdoor, on-site activities will provide opportunity for understanding real-life experiences of homelessness in Northumberland. All events are free, but donations are welcomed, through this website or in person at Homeless Happens Here.
All are welcome at this family-friendly outdoor event, over the three days. The following activities may help with planning your visit:
10:00 am - 'Feels Like Home' Needle Felting Community Art Project
2:00 pm - Municipal Candidates Q & A (Cobourg and Port Hope)
7:00 pm - Interactive Community Building Activity
10:00 am - Yoga For Campers
2:00 pm - Homelessness Panel Discussion For Local Media
7:00 pm - Coffee House/Live Music Hosted By Ted Staunton
10:00 am - 'Survive Living Rough' Interactive Activity
2:00 pm - Drum Circle & Event Closing
Green Wood Coalition appreciates the partnership of Habitat For Humanity, HKPR Health Unit and Northumberland Affordable Housing Committee. Special thanks to Municipality of Port Hope staff, Absolute Tents, and the many volunteers that make this event possible.