Below are a list of CCENA’s schedule Long Tables and other events. All CCENA events are free and open to the public. The following events will be held via Zoom. Click here to register!

*Please note: Times for events in 2021 have been updated.

Ubuntu Music Collaborative
October 22, 2020 | 3-4 PM

The Ubuntu Music Collaborative is a music collective where the rich spiritual and oral music culture of the African community is cultivated and shared with the African diaspora and other communities in Hamilton.

Stories from Hamilton
November 19, 2020 | 3-4 PM

Stories from Hamilton is a community arts storytelling project with artist Lisa Pijuan-Nomura. Through workshops and storytelling sessions, participants learn how to research local history, develop, and tell their stories.

6-Minute Memoir Book Project
January 28, 2021 | 1-2 PM

6-Minute Memoir is a live storytelling event series featuring stories told by Hamilton residents facilitated by author Anne Bokma. For the 10th anniversary of the series, Anne is compiling an anthology of these stories.

Hamilton Arts and Letters
February 11, 2021 | 1-2 PM

Hamilton Arts and Letters (HAL) is a Hamilton-based literature and arts magazine. Issue 14.1 titled The Hammer presents community stories about Hamilton in a time of COVID-19. Issue 13.1 explores the relationship between art and the natural world, and issue 13.2 explores Mennonite stories.

Art in Hard Times
February 26, 2021 | 3-4 PM

Art in Hard Times is a new, community-engaged, art project that will use visual art and digital platforms to engage and support a cross-section of Guelph and area residents virtually in the wake of the current COVID-19 global pandemic. Led by mural artist and Art Not Shame collaborator Melanie Schambach, Art in Hard Times is a co-creative, virtual mural, designed to build community, bridge diverse experiences, decrease isolation, and imagine alternative futures together during this time.