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06/09/2020  |  BY rfw

Throughout history, we have used chalk to communicate with one another: to teach and learn, to draw and color, to build and plan, and to change those plans when necessary. We have placed our regular programs on hold for the summer, but found inspired ways to keep them alive through engaging installations. This summer, Riverfront Fort Wayne offers you the opportunity to teach, learn, draw, color, plan and build with chalk as your medium and Promenade Park as your canvas. Each day starting on June 15, lasting through the summer (except holidays), we will have new opportunities for you to engage with your neighbors (following social distancing guidelines) from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. We also have weekly themes coordinating our activities. Come find us in the blue Riverfront tent for instructions and supplies, and get ready to CHALK IT UP! (a temporary replacement for regular Riverfront programming.)



Daily Schedule:

Sundays: Sundays are all about wellness. Move, jump, spin, and play.

Mondays: Each Monday, we explore literature—physically. Use the park to write your memoirs, craft a story, or walk through a new book.

Tuesdays: Do you think you can’t play games six feet apart? Think again. We’ll be giving you new ways to game your way through the park each Tuesday.

Wednesdays: If you like to ask hard questions and try your hand at giving the answers, come to the park on Wednesdays where we will be engaging in The Great Conversation.

Thursdays: Thursdays will keep you dancing through life: follow step charts, learn to read music, join a dance off, or more.

Fridays: Learn to see Promenade Park through a new lens: science. We’ll teach you about the biology, physics, astronomy, engineering, mathematics, and technology of Promenade Park every Friday.

Saturdays: Every Saturday, artists of all ages and abilities are invited to turn chalk into art—together.


Weekly Themes:

June 15 – June 20: Adventure

June 21 – June 27: Community

June 28 – July 4: Colorful

*Chalk It Up is cancelled for July 4-5

July 5 – July 11: Downtown

July 12 – July 18: Unite

July 19 – July 25: Growth

July 26 – August 1: Nature

August 2 – August 8: Movement

August 9 – August 15: Inspiring

August 16 – August 22: Heart

August 23 – August 29: Pride

August 30 – September 5: Sustainable

September 6 – September 12: Fun

September 13 -September 19: Transformational

September 2 – September 26: Respect

September 27 – October 3: Thriving




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