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WelliWednesday – July 13th: Lemonade Cactus and Maria Hawkins

The weekly, free, hyper-local concert series spotlights folk-pop trio Lemonade Cactus and blues singer Maria Hawkins!

Brought to you by the Friends of Parkdale Market, the Wellington West Improvement Area and Wellington West businesses, the July 13th lineup of WelliWednesday features a range of talents (and ages!) taking Parkdale Park’s Pat MacLeod Community Stage from 5:00pm-9:00pm next week.

WelliWednesday Details:

  • Date: Wednesday July 13th, 2022 from 5:00pm-9:00pm
  • Location: Parkdale Park, 366 Parkdale Avenue – Pat MacLeod Community Stage
  • Who: Local musicians from the neighbourhood, including blues singer Maria Hawkins at 5:30pm and folk-pop trio Lemonade Cactus at 7:00pm

The next WelliWednesday lineup on Wednesday, July 13th includes…

7:00pm – Lemonade Cactus

Comprised of Ian Brown, Kayla Bernard and Tashi Bernard, Lemonade Cactus is a folk-pop trio building their repertoire of covers and originals. Now residents of the area for the past four years, Lemonade Cactus will bring their harmonica, guitar, keyboard and charming voices to Parkdale Park for their first WelliWednesday!

5:30pm – Maria Hawkins

Blues singer Maria Hawkins has been performing with and for the community for over 25 years. Born in Ottawa at Hintonburg’s Grace Hospital and a long-time resident of the neighbourhood, Maria will be celebrating her birthday with us on July 13th at the next WelliWednesday!

Named one of Ottawa’s Top 25 People in 2016 for her years of fundraising in support of various Ottawa-based charities, Maria is a Community Builder Award-winner and recipient of the Artistic Excellence Award from the National Arts Centre.

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