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Event Details

It's the 19th Annual Festival of Words and we are so excited to be celebrating Family Literacy with you!

We may not be together in person, but we can come together through activities, learning and lots of fun!

In collaboration with our community partners, we are going to take your family on a journey across Canada

Our Learning Journey Includes:

  • Daily Canadian Trivia (January 20 - 30)

  • Family Activities Posted (January 25 - 29)

  • Storytime in Other Languages (January 25 - 30)

Festival of Words (January 30)

  • Passport Activities/Scavenger Hunt

  • Family Activity Kits (includes supplies, treats, resources and a free book!) - registration below

  • Virtual Spelling Bee

  • Prizes and More!

Community Partners

  • Lakeland Multicultural Association
  • Cold Lake Family Connections
  • Portage College Community Social Work
  • Cold Lake Public Library
  • City of Cold Lake
  • Acces Emploi
  • Cold Lake & District FCSS
  • Cold Lake Victim Services / Cold Lake RCMP
  • 4 Wing Military Family Resource Centre
  • Acfa Régionale Bonnyville-Cold Lake


Today is the Day, the Main Event,
Are you ready for your trip across Canada?
Embark on your family's very own
Passport Learning Journey
to win entries into our Passport Draw!
Daily Trivia Answered: To all the hockey Fans Mark Messier replaced Wayne Gretzky as captain of the Edmonton Oilers in 1988.


Passport Activities

All Province and Territory Activities are located in the Passport Learning Journey Document. Click on the button above for access.

Event Sponsors

  • OSUM Oil Sands Corp.
  • Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.
  • Lakeland Credit Union


Community Events like the Festival of Words are made possible through teamwork, collaboration and sponsorship. We would like to thank everyone who provided support and contributions to this event!

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