September is the month of literacy and Literacies (SMAL). The municipality of Lagoa participates with a diversified program of activities. At the Municipal Library, at the Mestre Fernando Rodrigues School of Arts, in various stages of the municipality, and in the on-line media of the Lagoa chamber, different proposals will emerge that «have as a background the fight against illiteracy and low literacies that are still prevalent. in the country and in the Algarve region ».
The challenge was launched at the national level to local institutions and agents. The municipality of Lagoa is associated with SMAL with a context and local impacts program. Thus, at the Municipal Library of Lagoa, the «Creative writing club» animated by David Roque, in the late afternoon (6:30 pm) of each Monday, 7, 14, 21 and 28 September.
"The music" arrives with musician and teacher João Miguel Cunha, at 6 pm on Wednesdays, 9, 16, 23 and 30 September. «Sow stories» is a proposal for the 22nd, 25th and 29th, at 10:00 am. THE «Reader community» is promoted by Cristina Calvino, at 6:30 pm on Thursday, September 24th. The following day, September 25, at 6:30 pm, the talks presented by Maria Luísa Francisco return.
At the Escola de Artes Mestre Fernando Rodrigues, another cultural equipment of municipal management, the International Day of Peace will be celebrated on September 21. From 10 am, the «Plastic arts for peace».
In a virtual environment, in the online media of the Municipality of Lagoa, the «II Municipal Meeting of Innovation in education: sharing of good practices» during the mornings of September 10 and 11. On the facebook page of the municipality of Lagoa, the «European Heritage Days 2020», taking place on the 25th, 26th and 27th of September, with a game (quizz) about local history.
«This convergence of initiatives intends to mark the International Literacy Day, which in Lagoa coincides with the municipal holiday, on 8 September. It is an appeal to individual and collective social responsibility in combating illiteracy and low literacy ”, emphasizes the local authority.