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The Scene
September 12
Paint with Evansburg Art Club at the Wildwood Senior Centre from 10am – 4 pm as Maria Sieben teaches Acrylics. Pot luck lunch. Register with Jan at 780-727-4340. A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
September 19 PAGE 8 THE ANCHOR, MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
Yoga in the Park. Join us at Centennial Park for free outdoor yoga. From 9: 30 am to 10:30 am. All welcome & bring your mats! For more info call 780-723-4403
September 25 – October 9 A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum. 4818-7ave will be hosting an Exhibit in the gallery in honor of Alberta Culture Days. Anyone can enter their creations of any homemade
piece including but not limited to pottery, painting, drawing, quilting, photography and even lego sculptures. Contact 780-723-3582 or echored@telus.net .

October 17 The Scene
Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum , 4818 – 7ave will be hosting their annual Harvest Bazaar and Tea from 10am – 3pm. If you would like to book a table contact or for more
info call 780-723-3582 or echored@telus.net
Upcoming Events Chamber pulls together for fun-filled Sidewalk Jamboree
November 19 – 21 Upcoming Events
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Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum, 4818 -7ave will be hosting their Annual Festival of Trees. November 19,20 will be from 9am – 9pm and the 21 , 11am -9pm. Contact
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780-723-3582 or echored@telus.net for more information or to make a donation. August 24 – by Deanna Mitchener
The Scene and Museum, 4817- Jamboree weekend. Organizers did not have a whole lot
August 31
members and volunteers were kept busy during Sidewalk
Red Brick Arts Centre The Edson and District Chamber of Commerce board
7ave. Barefoot
of time to plan and organize the 2015 Side Walk
Photography &
Creations will be Jamboree but everyone pulled together to provide not
only a fun-filled family event, but it was a success for
featuring work by local businesses as well.
Megan Layton and With new faces, the Chamber is trying new ideas in
Lilly Bell Brown. The order to help strengthen the business community.
last week of the "Some very positive remarks from people on the streets
exhibit will be and West Coast Amusements said they didn't have any
dedicated to the young complaints until near the very end when they needed to
budding artists and art stop the midway rides early,” said Chamber
appreciators of Edson representative Karen Spencer-Miller.
and area. There will be Due to inclement weather several vendors struggled to
kids crafting kits keep their tents down and merchandise dry which
available for sale. resulted in some of the booths closing down early on the Jaxson Putzel (2.5) enjoys buzzing around on his bee ride during the Edson
Make sure to stop by Saturday. Unfortunately in closing the booths some Chamber of Commerce Sidewalk Jamboree August 13. photos Deanna Mitchener
and bring the kids. vendors drove vehicles on the midway. This
automatically required West Coast Amusements to close
August 28 & 29 for insurance liability reasons.
The Saturday weather also had an impact on attendance
Garage Sale at the and signs began to appear on the rides warning attendees
Sacred Heart Catholic that the fair could potentially close anytime after 5 p.m. if
th
Church, 4806 -6 ave the crowds were not there to warrant remaining open.
from 7pm – 9pm. West Coast Amusements did close early and issued
over $1,000 in refunds to people with tickets and prorate
August 29 for those who purchased wrist bands.
Beaver Meadow Ag Despite the early closure Spencer-Miller said, “Vendors
Society annual Poker reported to us that overall it was one of the best years
Derby and Pig Roast. they have had in sales, best organized, and no complaints
Registration starts at until the midway closed early.”
11am. Start time for As the Chamber looks ahead to next year they are
quads is 12pm for examining what worked, what did not, and what
horses 12:30pm. Pork improvements they would like to make.
Roast supper is open "We are already looking at new ideas, strategies and
to everyone and starts hours for the 2016 Street Jamboree,” said Spencer-Miller.
at 4:30pm. For more Some attendees expressed disappointment with the
info contact Diane at silent auction over the perennial favorite mini-draw. “We
780-795-2206, Gladys wanted to try something new. How will we know if we Kelson Buck, Jayden Joly, and Grayson Joly enjoy the big slide during the Sidewalk
at 780-795-2203 or don't try?” said Spencer-Miller, “However, on the other Jamboree.
Pat at 780-795-2545 hand we had others who enjoyed the silent auction.” This
and similar public feedback will help provide direction
for the Chamber who is now considering offering a
August 29 combination of the two next year.
Edson Lions Toy Run "I am very proud of the executive and volunteer board
& Poker Rally. committee. We had very few bodies doing all kinds of
Registration is at 10 jobs. We all just jumped in and got things done. Keep in
am at the Edson Lions mind we are all learning as we go this year as well as
Hall. The parade trying to implement a few new ideas,” said Spencer-
through town starts at Miller.
11 am, followed by a
free BBQ. Participate
in the parade on your
motorcycle, classic car
or any thing road safe.

September 2
Free movie in the
park! Movie starts at Dawson Tremblay (10) has a look of ‘oh no, I have just been hit’ on the bumper cars
9 pm at Centennial at Sidewalk Jamboree.
Park in Edson.

September 6 The Red Brick Arts Centre Staff and Board Members
“Summer Speaks” at would like thank our wonderful sponsors who made
the Edson United
Church. Brain Care our 2015 Kids Carnival a huge success!!!!!
Centre will be sharing We couldn't have done it without you!
their story starting
10:30 am. For more Talisman · Platinum Pipefitting ·
Talisman · Platinum Pipefitting ·
info call 780-728- Riderz · Trans Canada · A&W ·
Riderz · Trans Canada · A&W ·
7455 McDonalds · Tags Edson West ·
McDonalds · Tags Edson West ·
Mountain Steak & Pizza ·
Mountain Steak & Pizza ·
September 6 Gean Chouinard · Town of
Gean Chouinard · Town of
Rotary Sundays in The Edson · Sobeys · Coubrough's
Edson · Sobeys · Coubrough's
Park's Harvest Jam! Independent Grocer and
Independent Grocer and
Festivities are from 1 The Boys and Girls Club
The Boys and Girls Club
pm to 5 pm.
See Classified Page for
monthly meetings
and activities
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