Posts filed under “Gigs”

Party In The Park – for clean air, clean water, and healthy food

  BAD Grannies Anita, Rolande, Mariane and Molly sang at the Party In The Park on Sunday April 19, 2015 in Barrie’s beautiful Sunnidale Park. The event was organized by several groups as our local action in the Blue Dot National Day of Action, initiated by the David Suzuki Foundation.  Blue Dot hopes to generate momentum […]

Social activism is in very good hands

Here are some of the BAD Grannies, singing away at an event organized by the Laurentian University Social Work Association (LUSWA) for Social Work Awareness Week (March 2 – 6). The event, Activism:  Some Assembly Required, was held at Georgian College  on Wednesday March 4th, 6 – 9 p.m.  It was described by LUSWA President Kris Eckenswiller as “a night […]

Singing No to Nuclear

                          Granny Linda of the Peterborough Grannies and Granny Kate of the Toronto Grannies, above left, sing our message at the Pickering nuclear plant hearings on May 29, 2013.  Kate was one of the Intervenors in the morning, and Peterborough Granny Jo also made […]

Let’s put services to the poor Under One Roof

Here are some of the BAD Grannies at the David Busby Street Centre on Thursday, January 17, 2013.  We were there to make a small contribution towards a cause dear to our hearts, the Under One Roof project.  It was a small amount, but we hoped showing up and singing will help get Barrie people […]

The artists’ mega-quarry protest

Horning’s Mills is a tiny gem of a hamlet, set in rolling farmland, field after field of potatoes scattered with woodlots under a cloudless summer sky.  There are other crops, vegetables and strawberries, and a trout farm, but it is the rich dark green of potato plants that seems to cover the earth to the […]