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Arizona Forward’s Color Canalscape
March 1, 2014 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PMFREE
Identifying the need to embrace and transform the Valley’s vast network of canals into place-makers for the community, Arizona Forward will host, Color Canalscape, a free family event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sat., March 1 on the Grand Canal between Central Avenue and 7th Street.
Arizona Forward, in collaboration with the school communities of Brophy College Preparatory, Central High School, St. Francis Xavier and Xavier College Preparatory, will unveil student art-themed projects depicting their vision for canal enhancements themed around shade, water, bridges and connectivity.
Students from all four schools will showcase new uses and improvements for canal banks on their campus as part of Arizona Forward’s Canalscape initiative, designed to engage residents in transforming the Valley’s canals into gathering spaces that foster connectivity and recreation.
The program is open to the public and will kick-off with an with an energetic presentation by Central High’s color guard and national anthem sung by their choir. Attendees will also enjoy performances by Capoeira Arizona and school dance and musical clubs.
Color Canalscape will enliven and bridge the community with:
ENGAGING dance and musical performances
INNOVATIVE student projects
BEAUTIFUL canal decorations
PLAYFUL picnic/festival attractions
FUN pedi cab rides along the canal
DELICIOUS Short Leash Hotdogs & Mamma Toledo’s Pies
For information about Color Canalscape visit: arizonaforward.org or call (602) 240-2408.
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