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

The Scene


February 19 Upcoming
Winter Art Party by the Leaman Exchange and the Town of Edson at Centennial Park from 2-4 p.m.
February 19
Free Sleigh Rides at Wilmore Park from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
February 19 Events
Star gazing at the soccer fields from 7-9 p.m. Bundle up and bring your telescope. Hot chocolate and S'mores will be offered.
February 20
Family Day Pancake Breakfast will be held at Pine Grove Hall 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. It will be $3.00 for 2-5 years and $7.00 for 6 years and older. For more information
contact Barb at 780-723-4772 February 6 – 24
February 20 Community Building
Free public swim and skate at Repsol Place from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free Pizza from 12-1 p.m. Block Exhibit at the
February 20 Red Brick Arts Centre
Edson and District Caregivers Family Day Extravaganza $20/family at the Edson Legion from 1-4 p.m. and Museum, 4818 7
February 24 Ave. Accepting art
pieces January 30 to
Concert of Hope from 630-10 p.m. at the Red Brick Arts Theatre. Donations for the Edson Food Bank will be accepted as admission. February 3, 2017
Monday - Friday 9 –
4:30. The Exhibit will
run February 6 – 24
Monday – Friday 9 –
4:30 and Saturday
February 18 from 2 -
4pm. For more
information contact the
Red Brick at (780)- Quebecois performers harpist Valerie Milot and violinist Antoine Bareil performed in the Hatlen Theatre of the Red Brick
723-3582 or email Arts Center on February 4 as part of the 35th anniversary season of Chautauqua in Edson. photo Adrienne Tait
February 12
Valentines public Chautauqua performance features classical duo
market home based
business and crafts at
the Best Western High by Adrienne Tait explain their arrangements and provide anniversary of Chautauqua in Edson but it
Road Inn 10am – 4pm. th some background to their story and is also the 100 anniversary of
The 35 anniversary season of music to the audience. Chautauqua in Alberta. The travelling
February 14-17 Chautauqua in Edson continued on The first set concluded when the duo institution originated from Chautauqua
Singing in the Rain Jr. Saturday, February 4 with a performed arrangements of five Paul New York and was brought to Alberta in
presented by the performance from Quebecois performers Simon songs including “Scarborough 1917 by John M. Erickson with Dominion
Parkland Composite Milot and Bareil. Fair,” “Sound of Silence,” and “Bridge Chautauquas based out of Calgary.
High School The audience enjoyed an evening of Over Troubled Water.” The second set This year also marks the 40 anniversary
Performing Art classical music as the duo performed opened with a number of traditional folk of Alberta Showcase. Every year
Department at 7 p.m. songs ranging from Bach to a medley of based songs and medleys.
in the PCHS Drama Spaghetti Western music taken from volunteers from the local Chautauqua
Room. $10/ticket. The evening was filled with Edson Arts Council travel to showcase to
classic movies, all arranged for violin meaningful mementos of seasons past seek out performers for the upcoming
February 16 and harp. from the area rug on stage which had season.
Father/Daughter Galla Harpist Valerie Milot and violinist been signed on the back by numerous The next show is scheduled for February
at the Galloway Station Antoine Bareil's performance was at past Chautauqua performers to posters 25 featuring Ivan Coyote's “Kraft Singles
Museum from 6-8 p.m. times soothing, sometimes haunting, and from previous seasons on display. for Everyone.”
for fathers to spend often moving. The pair took time to 2017 not only marks the 35
time with their
daughters. Brought to
you by the Town of
Edson Community
Services. Get dolled up Sam Block (left), activities coordinator at
or come as you are to Parkland Lodge and Grant Whitehead
join in for a fancy talking with a group of seniors about the
supper and dance. Walking Challenge. The challenge is set to
Tickets can be
purchased at track residents and how much walking
Community Services they can get in over and above any
or at the Galloway regular walking they do on a daily basis.
Station Museum at There is a .3 kilometer walk set up inside.
$10/ticket. "We are hoping to track the kilometers all
the way across Canada. If we have
Disconnect to
Connect-Family Day enough kilometers to make it to Halifax we
unplugged Weekend will celebrate with a big lobster feast.
Feb 18-20 Depending on where our kilometers take
February 18 us, that is what we will be eating on our
Join us for Hamelin, a celebration day," said Block.
New Fable at 1pm at photo Deanna Mitchener
the Red Brick Arts
Centre. Suggested
audience 5 and up.
$15 per ticket - can be
purchased at the Red
Brick or at Community An evening of live music at Concert of Hope
Services, cash or
cheque only. by Deanna Mitchener the past year and a half and has recently Eversick, a trio of young musicians from
been joined by his brother in law the Holy Redeemer music program, will
February 18 The Concert of Hope, an evening of
Family Glow Bowling Jonathan. be playing as well. The trio consists of
at the Edson Bowling live music and art supporting local Meagan Matiushyk, a newcomer to the Cassie Kushniruk, Devin Sibley, and
Alley from 3-420 p.m. charities, will take place at the Red Edson music scene, is looking forward Jonathon Hawke.
or 440-6 p.m. Please Brick Arts Centre on February 24. to playing at the Red Brick, so come Also playing is August Engel, a young
call (780) 723-4403 to The concert lineup is pretty exciting so give her a welcoming response. singer who will be backed up by her
register you family by come and enjoy an evening filled with Brenden Butts is a young singer and father Barrie Engel and her mom Terina
February 15. local musical talent. The doors open at songwriter who is a product of the Holy Irwin.
6:30 p.m. and the show gets underway at Redeemer High School's music Proceeds go to the Edson Food Bank
7:00 p.m. program. and non-perishable food donations will be
See Classified Page for The Concert of Hope will feature Frieda Maynard has been performing accepted as well. Tickets are available at
monthly meetings many musical artists including Michael live music in the Edson area for many Town of Edson, The Red Brick, and
and activities
Sommerfeld and Jonathan Richardson. years and is excited to be part of the Horizon Music & Art.
Michael has been performing live for Concert of Hope.
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