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rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
Dec 21
The Scene
The Olive Tree Restaurant is hosting their annual FREE community Christmas meal. Event takes place December 21 starting at noon until 7 p.m.
A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
The Scene

Upcoming Events community Christmas dinner
Upcoming Events
Olive Tree to host free

Dec 4 -18 by Deanna Mitchener are more than welcome
Dragonfly Clay will have an album of items for to come and help."
sale with 50% of the proceeds going to EARS. T h e O l i v e Tr e e Chef Ramzi said, "The
Sculptures, home decor, jewelry and more. Check Restaurant will once meal is not just for those
it out on Facebook at EARS or Dragonfly Clay again be hosting their in the community that
and do your Christmas shopping with ease. annual free community may struggle or a select
Dec 13 Christmas meal for few in the community.
Parkland Lodge Auxiliary Society is hosting their everyone in Edson and There is a misconception
Christmas Bazaar, tea, bake sale and silent auction area. about why the meal is
at the Lodge on 9 Ave in Edson from 1:30 – 3 The event will be offered. It is for the entire
pm. All proceeds go to the lodge residents to t a k i n g p l a c e o n community to come out
provide extra comforts for them. For more info December 21 starting at to enjoy. If you can not
contact Ivan at 780-723-4020 or Carol at 780-723- noon and will go until 7 make it down here for
5518. p.m. various reasons, we will
C h e f R a m z i bring the meal to you."
Dec 13 F a k h r w d d i n e a n d "We have had all Photo: Deanna Mitchener
Wildwood Christmas Farmers Market from 10am Tammy Flander say they walks of life come Chef Ramzi Fakhrwddine and Tammy Flander
– 2pm at the Wildwood Community Hall. Call love to host this event through our doors to will host Olive Tree's free Christ Dinner Dec. 21.
Clarice for more info at 780-838-6094. every year. They have enjoy Ramzi's fine
been offering the cooking from wealthy to like to help assist with Tammy said, "We do
Dec 14 community a free less fortunate. When you those tasks, they would have companies that give
The Edson Special Needs Group will be hosting a Christmas meal since have people come in and greatly appreciate the donations towards the
free Santa visit again this year. Children with 2010. thank you for a great help in those areas too. cost of buying the
Epilepsy, MS, CP ,CF ,Autism, ADHD etc or Tammy said, "We meal, and say this was There will be 1,000 turkeys, some of our
those with sensory issues are all welcome along always have volunteers the first hot meal they pounds of turkey to suppliers help. It is a joint
with their siblings. Visits can be one family at a that like to come out and have had in months, that cook, 750 pounds of effort to bring the
time or private one on one visit. Pictures will be help. We have notified is what warms your potatoes to peel and community together, it is
taken with Santa. There will be face painting and the Food Bank, so they heart," said Tammy. cook, along with the not just the two of us. We
snacks. For more info call Crystal at 780-723- will be here. The Mason Many groups or stuffing, veggies, and have started it back in
3761, or on Facebook Lodge is always helping individuals like to home-made cranberry 2010 but many have
under Crystal Metzger or Edson Special Needs and trying to raise volunteer the day of the sauce. helped us over the years.
Group. money for the Pine event but it takes a lot of Although they did not Thanks to Maurice
G r o v e B r e a k f a s t hours preparing and ask for donations over Desrosiers for starting us
Dec 16 program. If anyone cooking the meal the years many people off with $1,000 this year,
Blood Donor clinic will be at the Yellowhead would like to volunteer beforehand including wanted to be a part of Avalanche Trucking, and
Koinonia School. Call 1-800-2-donate. their time to be a part of prep-work and cleaning h e l p i n g w i t h t h e the many volunteers that
this special event, they of pots. If anyone would community meal. will be helping."
Dec 16
Join Vanier Community Catholic School at the
Galloway Museum at 1:30 pm for carol singing
and handbell ringing. Free admission to the Gifts for seniors placed under Christmas tree at town office
performance. Everyone Welcome.
Keri Mitchell of the Town of Edson Engineering Town office as a collection location for the Edson
department took it upon herself to contact Sandra Parkland Lodge's Matamao Senior's Club.
Dec 18 (Sam) Block, the activity coordinator, assistant Donations are being collected in an effort to make
General Meeting for the Election of a new manager at Parkland Lodge to find out what she the senior's activity calendar more exciting and
executive at the Pioneer Cabin.
could do to enrich the lives of the seniors. enriching. Gifts ideas can include senior's bus
Mitchell said she wanted to do a fundraiser for passes, gift cards to local stores or restaurants,
Dec 19 Christmas and worked out all the details with Sam manicure items, picnic tables and benches for the
Free movie starting at 6pm at the Edson Library, and it is now in full swing. She decided to fundraise backyard, Wii senior friendly games, or monetary
Elf. Free popcorn provided. for the Matamao Senior's Club, which is a non-profit gifts (see the town ad for more details).
society within the Lodge. 100% of all of the This marks the first time anyone outside of the
Dec 20 fundraising done for the Matamao Senior's Club Lodge has offered to do a fundraiser for the
Free movie at the Edson Library starting at goes to the residents. Matamao Senior's Club.
12:30pm. Free popcorn provided. A Christmas tree has been set up at the Edson

See Classified Page for 1,500 attend HRH sell-out Christmas performance
monthly meetings and activities

by Deanna Mitchener dedication and devotion grade 10 student who It takes the whole drama
to drama born of a love played Doris Walker, family."
With ten sold out of acting. said, "This is my fourth Quinn Larder, the
performances over four Altogether 48 grade 7 year acting. It is great grade nine student who
days Miracle on 34th. to 12 students and many going on stage and we played the Grinch, said,
Street (the Grinch) was volunteers took part in have such a great group "I really like playing the
the hottest production in this production. of people. We are a Grinch because he is so
town. The Hatlen This year was very drama family and we expressive and all over
Theatre seated 1,500 different for the drama love each other. If I could the place. When I was
people from December 3 department as they were encourage other students little I used to watch a lot
to December 6. / missing a very special I would have to say, try of movies. Watching the
Students from Holy person –Lisa Taylor. But your best and if you don't actors I always wanted to
happen to get a leading
be one. Being an actor
The Long Term Care Recreation
The Long Term Care Recreation Redeemer had been instead of canceling the role, don't give up. Don't and able to take on the
show (like was first
Department would like to give a huge w o r k i n g s i n c e thought) the team pulled be sad just enjoy part of being someone
Department would like to give a huge
September to bring this
thank You to all those who were
thank You to all those who were production to life for the together to bring this whatever role you get. totally different is great.
involved in making our annual
involved in making our annual c o m m u n i t y. T h e y special performance to Everyone plays an Our drama teacher Mr.
important part in pulling
Taylor is absolutely
the community.
Christmas Bazaar a Success.
Christmas Bazaar a Success. rehearsed three and four Sydney Fogarty, the the production together. great."
nights a week with the
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