Events in Oakville

Roots of Freedom Festival: Karolyn Smardz Frost

Friday, October 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre Gallery

Come to the Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre for Day 1 of the Roots of Freedom Festival. Hear from Governor General’s Award winner, historian and archeologist Karolyn Smardz Frost at this free event. Smardz Frost’s new book, Steal Away Home, tells the story of Cecilia Reynolds, a fifteen-year-old slave who escapes to freedom in Canada and returns home as an adult.

Details for Day 2 of the Roots of Freedom Festival can be found here.

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