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Upcoming Lions Annual Toy Run set for August 27

Events by Deanna Mitchener Through our successes, and failures, we pick up any toys offered along the way.

have refined the run to a simplified
Toys can also be donated anytime at the
August 6 The Edson Lions Annual Toy Run is set process,” said Lohner. Edson Lions Campground. Upon
Kate's Kitchen Summer for August 27 this year. The parade will be leaving the Lions returning from the parade, entrants will
barbecue 11:30 am to 1 Arden Lohner, the treasurer for the Hall on August 27th at 11a.m. be treated to a free lunch supplied by
pm at St. Catherine's
August 24 Anglican Church, Lions Club, said, "I have been with the registration will begin at 10 a.m. Weyerhaeuser and coffee and doughnuts
Kids Carnival at the Red corner of Main Street Lions Club for about three and a half “We request entrants bring a new supplied by Tim Hortons.
Brick from 1 to 4 pm. and 7 Avenue. All years. This will be the fourth year for the unwrapped toy to participate. All cyclists “During this time the Kinnettes will be
Kids 12 and under. welcome. Edson Lions Club since taking the run and autos are welcome,” said Lohner. selling 50/50 tickets and we will be
There will be carnival over from Ernie O's. I have been involved Directional arrows will be posted at raffling some door prizes as well. The
games, crafts, snacks August 9 with all four Toy Runs.” street signs up to a week ahead so Poker Rally begins at 1 p.m. and you can
and face painting. For Edson Blood Drive at All toys and donations from the run go bystanders and cyclists will know where purchase as many hands as you would
more information call the Royal Canadian to the Kinettes Christmas Hampers. the parade route is. The route was like,” said Lohner. The winner takes half
780-723-3582. Legion, 5016 5 “It has been a growing experience for changed this year to get more exposure to of the pot and the remainder goes to the
Avenue, 3 pm to 8 pm. us, and not all pain free. The first year we residential areas. The hope is to be Kinnettes for their hampers.
August 27 Proudly supported by took over at somewhat the last minute, consistent from year to year once they are There is a very high need each year to
Beaver Meadow Ag the Edson United and organized a parade with happy with the route. There will be a bus help less fortunate children receive a new
Society annual Poker Church. Please donate approximately 100 riders and a half- or other vehicle following the parade to toy or gift. Please help show your support
Derby and Pig Roast. in honour of our local dozen autos. I feel it was quite a success. for the upcoming run.
Registration starts at 11 police, fire and
a.m. Start time for ambulance.
quads is 12 p.m. and
horses is 12:30 p.m. August 10 Talisman
Supper open to everyone Jacqui Currie Edson's
starting at 4:30 p.m. For Health Promotion Place
more info contact Diane Coordinator will be out
at 795-2206, Gladys at at Willmore Park 11 reopens
795-2203 or Pat at 712- a.m. until 1 p.m This is
0049. your chance to bring
the family out and take after
August 31 a look at what all goes
Youth Interagency into the food and ammonia
outdoor movie. The drinks we are feeding
Goonies at Centennial ourselves and our kids.
Park at 9 pm. She will also be doing check
some fun games to
September 7 promote physical Talisman Place in
Community Registration literacy. Great Edson was closed over
Night at Edson opportunity to ask
Friendship Centre from health questions the July 30th weekend
5-7 pm. without waiting to get after the smell of
ammonia was reported
into seeing a specialist.
September 11 on Saturday evening.
Rotary Sunday Harvest August 12 The levels detected
Jam at Centennial Park Edson Community were minimal, but as a
from 1-5 pm. Accepting Garden from 1 to 3 pm. safety precaution the
donations for the Edson Enjoy various activities facility was closed until
Food Bank. such as flower the cause could be
planting, bug d e t e r m i n e d . A n
September 18 exploring, pet rock investigation revealed a
Annual Terry Fox Run at painting and more. See residual pocket of
Repsol Place Hospitality the worm compost, ammonia was vented
Room from 10am-1 pm build a bird or bat from the plant room to
house to take home and t h e o u t s i d e
Yoga in the Park at learn about the species environment causing
Centennial Park (after in the garden. the strong smell.
the Terry Fox Run) from Followed by a There was no risk to
1-2pm barbecue and the public and the
refreshments. facility was reopened
October 2
Rotary Sunday Alberta August 13 Tuesday afternoon. The
Culture Days Centennial Gospel Jam at Niton Town of Edson would
Park from 1-5 pm. Junction Hall outdoor like to thank residents
There will be music, facility from 3 pm to 9 for their patience during
face painting, popcorn pm. Free admission the closure.
and hot dogs. Accepting and concession
donations to the Edson available. Rain or
Food Bank. shine! Reminder:

August 14 September 18
Rotary Sundays
Community Pig Roast Annual Terry
at Centennial Park Fox Run at
from 1-5 pm.
Repsol Place
Room from
See Classified Page for Eathan Shine (4) and Chase Cole (4) on July 19 having some fun in the Kinsmen Spray Park.
monthly meetings 10am-1 pm
and activities photo submitted
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