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

The Scene

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

Feb 23
W.E.E. Community Food Bank's AGM at 7pm
at the Food Bank in the Old Fire Hall in
Entwistle. Refreshments served. Call 780-727-
4043 for more info.

Feb 27
PJ's plus fun and food hosted by Early
Childhood Matters will be held at the Peer's
Community Center 5202 -49 Ave in Peers. For
families with children aged 0 -5 years of age
.Come for fun in your PJ's. For more info call
Deanna at 780-723-6263.

Feb 27 Playwright Linda Wood Edwards, with actors Laura Raboud, Judy McFerran, Alex Mackie at
Jr. Youth Group ages 7 to 13 from 2:30 – 6:30 Chautauqua's February 11 performance. Photo by Deanna Mitchener
pm – themed activities and supper. Call 780-
723-3418 for more info. Mystery Supper night Chautauqua's presentation brought
all at the Edson United Church.

Feb 28 WW11 history back to life
Couple's Retreat from 10am – 5 pm (9:30am
coffee and sign in) – This one-day retreat is a by Deanna Mitchener and hilarious as the actors lead the audience
great way to reconnect with the one you love. The story of Alberta's own bomb girls was back through time.
After the show guests were encouraged to stay
For more info call 780-723-3418. brought to life at the Red Brick's Hatlen Theatre for a question and answer session with the cast
on February 11. and Linda Wood Edwards. Linda shared a bit of
Feb 28 The production brought history back to life
Evansburg Art Club Creates! Oils with Tammy during WW11 where women became mechanics the process of writing her story.
“I grew up listening to my mother's stories,
Taylor at Entwistle Sr. Club from 10am – 4pm. at air training schools all over Canada. and David Cheoros (director) was hearing these
Members $25.00, non-members $50.00, potluck Chautauqua Edson Arts Council picks of the stories too. He encouraged me to write about
lunch. To register call Kathy at 780-727-4453. Edmonton Fringe brought the Northern them. After pouring through archives,
Sabbatical Productions/MAA & PAA Theatre's collaborating, and going though the photos I had
March 3 production of 'Never Let the Crew See You Cry' it ready for the 2013 Fringe,” said Edwards.
Wildwood Bronc Bustin's annual general to Edson. “It was lots of fun to write, and we pulled
meeting at 7pm at the Wildwood Hall. Sharing some history of WW11 in Edson's together a wonder cast. It was lovely to see my
first schoolhouse seemed a fitting venue for the mom's reaction to the play at the Fringe. She
March 7 play to unfold. never thought it would be considered interesting
Free Dr. Suess Day- Activities, crafts, stories Written by Linda Wood Edwards the show or important –to her they were just her stories,”
and games at the Edson Public Library from was dedicated to the memory of Ethel Wood said Edwards.
(nee Johnson), Linda's mother.
Each cast member shared a bit of their own
11am – 2pm. Light snack provided. Call 780- The play revealed the truly inspiring story personal history and how they had family
723-6691 for more info. Everyone is welcome. about Ethel Wood, a child fascinated with members also affiliated in the war which
airplanes. How her fascination landed her at the inspired them even more to act in this play.
March 7 British Commonwealth Air Training Plan back Cast members agreed that it was fascinating
Edson Figure Skating Club presents “At the in 1943. The events that unfolded were both sad that they were telling Alberta stories.
Movies” at Talisman Place Centre. Showtime is
1pm to 3 pm. General Admission $5. Seniors
$3. Under 12 are free.
March 9
You can grow your own fresh vegetables this LOOKING FOR
summer. Joinin on the Community Garden
Organizational Meeting at 79m in the Provincial SINGERS,
Building Meeting room #103 (please use East
entrance) For more info call 780-723-1603. If PIANO PLAYERS & CONDUCTORS
you want to rent a plot this summer you must
attend the meeting. Vocal Variations always welcomes new
members to each Fall & Spring Term,
March 14
Essence Parents Society St. Patrick's ages 16 to adult.
dinner/dance fundraiser at the Pinegrove Hall,
cocktails starting at 6pm, dinner and dance to Singers, Pianists and Conductors
follow. Silent Auction, taxi services. Tickets are are invited to join.
$25. Per person. Call Shawn at 780-728-6340 No choral experience is necessary.
for more info or tickets can also see a society
member for tickets.
For information contact
March 25 Crystal at
ESTS – AGM meeting will be held at Parkland
Lodge at 6:30 pm. or 780-728-5257

See Classified Page for
monthly meetings and activities
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