WCDR Member Events

Open Mic: Poetry, Prose and Music

photograph of microphoneSaturday, April 29, 2017 – 7-9 p.m.
Debbie’s Boutique Cafe
94 Harwood Avenue (at Kings Crescent just south of Station Street, in the mini-mall), Ajax

Come on out to Debbie’s. Perform, read, or sing. Enjoy Debbie’s coffees, teas and eats.


For more information, contact Patrick Meade at patmeade@rogers.com


Tell Me a Story Writing Challenge

photograph of notebook, coffee and computer keyboard

Saturday, May 20, 2017 (yes, the long weekend)
8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Coffee Culture
22 King Street West (between Simcoe Street North and Centre Street North), Oshawa



Participants will write a 2,500-word short story or will add 2,500 words to a longer work-in-progress to raise funds for literacy in Durham Region. At the end of the day, you’ll have the opportunity to share your best 250 words – no pressure!

Entry Fee
Members: $30 WCDR (includes 3 meals)
Non-members: $35 (includes 3 meals)
PLUS optional $25 donation toward literacy, going to a Durham Region school

Participants must pre-register. Space is limited. 

For information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/260556844387494/ or contact Lynda Allison at lynda.d.allison@gmail.com