What makes a ‘happy city’? Award-winning author to share ideas and experiences

Charles Montgomery, author of Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design, will be in Kelowna Oct. 29 to talk about creating happier cities.
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KELOWNA - Charles Montgomery, author of Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design, will be in Kelowna Oct. 29 to talk about creating happier cities.

As a leading author in the field of urban happiness, Charles Montgomery wants to engage everyone to design more health and happiness into their city. He’ll share his insights on the power of social connectedness as the driver for human happiness, where happiness can come from in our society and what we have to consider to foster happiness within our communities.

Charles Montgomery will deliver his presentation on Thursday, Oct. 29, as part of the Creative City Summit, the annual conference for the Creative City Network of Canada. A reception and book signing will follow the presentation.

Location: Mary Irwin Theatre, Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna
Date and time: Thursday, Oct. 29, 5 to 6 p.m. – doors open at 4:30 p.m. Reception and book signing to follow.
Tickets: $25 / $15 for students – only 160 tickets available through the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office or online at www.selectyourtickets.com.

The Creative City Summit is made possible with the support of the following sponsors:  City of Kelowna, City of Toronto, CTQ Consultants Kelowna, Outland Design Landscape Architecture and Urban Systems.


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