Page 21 - August 21, 2017
P. 21
THE WEEKLY ANCHOR
PAGE 22 MONDAY JULY 24, 2017

THE WEEKLY ANCHOR MONDAY AUGUST 21, 2017 PAGE 21

A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on


The Scene



August 27
Rotary Sundays in the Park is holding 'Play in the Park' a free event at Upcoming
RCMP Centennial Park 1-5pm. There will be a barbeque, live Upcoming Crowds fill downtown for PV Days
entertainment, bouncy houses, games, face painting and more! Please
Events
call Community Services at 780-723-4403 for more information.
August 30 Events
There will be an outdoor movie and pajama party at RCMP
Centennial Park which will be 'Jurassic Park' and starts after August 23
sunset 8-10:30pm. It is free admission with a concession by the The Red Brick Arts
Youth Interagency and FREE refreshments by Victim Services. Centre is holding their
th
4 Annual Kids
Carnival at 1-4pm and
September 6 is fun for all ages.
Beaver Meadow Ag Society will be having their annual meeting Contact 1-780-723-
on September 6. The regular meeting starts at 8pm with the 3582 for more
annual meeting to follow. There will also be an annual meeting information.
for the Cemetery Committee after. New members are welcome. August 26
For more info contact Diane at 1-780-795-2206 or Gladys at 1- The Fulham Hall is Sandra Cherniawsky, Evansburg's County
th
780-795-2203. celebrating their 50 Councillor, beside her entry, a 1968 Honda
anniversary at 1pm. CT90, during the Lone Wolves "River Run"
September 10 There will be organized The 4-H Club with their colourful parade float as 4-H members toss candy to the many show and shine event during PV Days.
games such as
Rotary Sundays in the Park is holding the 'Harvest Jam' at 1-5pm horseshoes and a kids along the parade route during PV Days. photo Dana McArthur photo Dana McArthur
at RCMP Centennial Park. Come and enjoy live outdoor potluck supper at 6pm,
entertainment with family and friends. It is free to attend and fun hot dogs and
for the whole family. For more information or if you would like hamburgers will be
to volunteer call The Town of Edson at 780-723-8616. provided. Bring
pictures to share
memories, a chair to sit
September 18 – October 1 around the campfire,
The Red Brick Arts Centre is holding an exhibit that is open to and camping will also
everyone at any age. Individuals can enter a piece of art, made be available. For more
from any medium, as long as it is handmade. It will run Monday information contact
– Friday at 9am – 4:30pm and 1-4pm on September 30. For more Deanna at 780-728-
6880.
info or to enter contact 1-780-723-3582
August 26
September 30 The Beaver Meadow
There will be a tile decorating workshop at 1-3pm hosted by Ag Society is having
Hilary Fossheim at the Red Brick Arts Centre. There are limited their annual Poker Yellowhead County Mayor Gerald Soroka waves
Derby and Pig Roast.
spots available so please contact the Red Brick before Registration at the to the crowds that lined Evansburg's main street
Beaver Meadow Hall during PV Days held August 11th weekend. photo Kids gather at the PV Days Kids Zone to enjoy the free carnival games, bounce
Dana McArthur
(55518-RR123 house, petting zoo and more. photo Dana McArthur
Yellowhead County) by Dana McArthur Trail Pioneer Stage, patrons were treated to
starts at 11am. Start new grouch, Susan Cameron. Last year's the Cynthia Hamar and Matt Kolodyluk,
time for quads is 12pm Grouch Randy Trydal was there to pass on both local talents," said Hagman.
and for horses is It was a gorgeous sunny weekend as the crown. "Thanks to everyone who "At the main stage, the Lions drew the
12:30pm. The pig roast Evansburg, the home of the Grouch, held participated and helping to raise $720.44
supper, which is open its annual PV Days event August 11 during the campaign," said Hagman. winning tickets for the Annual Evansburg
to everyone, starts at weekend with crowds filling the downtown The Main Street Market and the Farmer's Raffle. This year's first place winner of
4:30pm. For more info to enjoy the three day event. Market at the Tipple Museum had many $1000.00 was Barb Kjelland. $500 was
contact Diane at 780- The celebration began with the activities homemade and home-grown goods and won by Holly Dopking, Sam Keewatin
795-2206, Gladys at at the Legion including Ladies Auxiliary items for sale. won $300, and Ray Goodale and Kathy
780-795-2203 or Pat at barbeque and meat draws. "The Louisiana The parade began at 11:00 a.m. with Stout each won $100.00. The winner of
780-712-0049. the 50/50 was Mayor Gerald Soroka, who
Hayride, sponsored by Servus Credit many colourful floats and copious amounts
August 26 Union, was a remake of a 1940's radio and of candy tossed out for the many delighted donated his winnings back to the Lions,"
said Hagman.
Come enjoy Free Yoga it was a huge hit. The fireworks were kids along the route. The 7th annual Chili Cook-off taste
at Millennium Park spectacular this year and capped off an After the parade the Main Street was
beside the Red Brick almost perfect start to PV Daze," said transformed into a party as antique vehicles judging also took place on Main Street. For
on Saturday, August 26 organizer Al Hagman. and motorbikes lined the street for the "39 a small fee people could sample the three
th
at 9-10am. Kids are Saturday morning began with a pancake Forever” annual Lone Wolves River Run tasty entries and cast their vote. This year,
welcome, beginner breakfast at the Legion. They served over Show and Shine. New this year was a 3- Amy Rowat (#3) won the competition over
friendly and Food Bank 264 hungry people. "Thanks go out to the the other entrants and donated her
donations are accepted. on- 3 Basketball Tournament on Main winnings back to the event.
local churches for manning the event," said Street with lots of teams out having fun.
See Classified Page for Hagman. The Kid's Zone was a huge hit with kids "Activities moved off of main street and
monthly meetings back to the Legion for a pig roast, meat
and activities During the breakfast they crowned the pouring in to enjoy the Funny Farm Petting draws, and the evening's entertainment
Zoo, the Bounce House, games and
carnival eats. And Yoona entertained —Runaway Train. At the Evansburg Inn, a
everyone at the Family Foods stage. comedy show rounded out the evening,"
'The Lone Wolves River Run Show said Hagman.
and Shine had a nice The weekend closed on Sunday, with two
turnout—although we will work hard new events, a 5km fun run and a kids' run.
to draw more vehicles next year," There were 38 runners in the inaugural
said Hagman. race. "Jeremy Gylander took top honours
Prizes were awarded for High in the men's, and Sadie McCracken took
Miler (Tom and Diane Hughes of first in the ladies event. Ceisten Nagy and
Ponoka), Judge's Choice (Yvonne Tyson Ekroth won in the kids categories,"
said Hagman.
Hoines of Gainford with a '48
Pontiac coupe) and Peoples' Choice It was a weekend filled with fun and
(Merlin Chambers of Drayton Valley activities. "Many people offered their
with his '70 Ford Mach 1). appreciation to the countless volunteers
A poker walk was also run for the that work together to make this weekend a
ladies who entered vehicles. "Our success. We are on the hunt for new
thanks go out to the organizers of the volunteers, new ideas and new energy. If
River Run for bringing in visitors you are interested, please act upon it, and
from all over," said Hagman. Family give us a call. Phone 780-727-3526," said
Foods also provided food and drink Hagman.
for the car entrants.
"At the Wesland-Woodland Foley (with files from Al Hagman)
   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26