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The Scene



March 1
The Edson
Auxiliary is
celebrating 60 years
of service to the
Edson Hospital.
Present and former
members of the
auxiliary are invited
for coffee and cake
from 1-4 pm at the
cafeteria level of
the hospital. Axis Theatre performs Hamlin at the Red Brick Theatre as part of the Town of Edson's Disconnect to Connect weekend
on February 18. Photo Shizuka Kai
March 3
Your donations are Family Day comedy and laughter at Hamlin
requested for the
ARTy Gras by Mikaela Kuefler support his and his 'mommy's' frivolous currently on a cross Canada tour from
rummage sale. spending habits. Vancouver to Ontario and has performed
The Town of Edson partnered up with
Funds raised will Chautauqua and the Red Brick Theatre At the same time, there was a poor this show 34 times since January. “We met
family who collected wood for a living. January 2 and had nine days to rehearse
support Arts Alive to host Axis Theatres Hamlin at the Red They couldn't afford the taxes, the play before our first performance,”
Edson Festival and Brick Theatre on February 18 as part of especially the recent 'soap tax'. They said cast memberAnna Kuman.
Edson Creative Arts the Town's Disconnect to Connect needed more money and were looking “I saw them in showcase in 2015, where
Society. Drop items Family Day long weekend. for more work. we go to find our regular season
off at the Edson The hour long show was filled with The mayor offered to hire the family to performances. Axis had their cross
Public Library until music and comedy as the audience collect wood for his banquet. Little did Canada tour booked, so I contacted the
March 3. Call 780- laughed and participated. The theatre they know, he would back out of the tour manager in 2016 after watching their
517-1035 for more was 2/3's full as the audience listened to deal and refuse to pay. performance,” said Chautauqua volunteer
info. the cast play their own live music and When the mayor took the wood but Robyne Wilock.
perform with puppets from time to time. refused to pay, the family got revenge “Chautauqua, the Red Brick Theatre,
March 11 The group of five also played 2-3 by infesting the village with rats. and the Town partnered to cover the
different rolls each and changed their
Through several twists and turns the
variety of fees that are involved, such as
4 annual St. costumes throughout. plot came to a surprising end for the performance fees, rental of the theatre,
Patrick's Day The story started in a German town village bureaucrats. accommodation, and hospitality,” said
celebration at the called Hamlin back in 1281 with the The Hamlin group from Axis is Wilock.
MacKay mayor who collected a lot of taxes to
Community Hall on
March 11. There
will be a supper, Fluorescent family fun at Edson Bowl
silent auction &
dance to The Ghost Mikaela Kuefler
Riders Band. Doors
open at 5:30 PM, The Town of Edson's
supper at 6:30 PM, Disconnect to Connect Family
the dance is at 7:30 Day weekend hosted two
PM. The silent groups of Glo Bowling at the
auction closes at 10 Edson Bowling Alley on
PM. Please call for February 18.
tickets and more There were 120 people who
info. Karen 780- registered to spend time with
795-2462 or their families as they enjoyed
playing a game under the black
Darlene 780-795- lights. People dressed for the
2350 occasion, wearing white or
fluorescent clothing.
March 25 The Town also offered snacks
Double Feature to those who attended, to make
Theatre presents it a fun, free event for everyone
“CASUALTY participating.
CHAOS” on Friday “We really encourage
March 24 and families to be engaged with
Saturday March 25. their children and put down
electronics to get up and do
activities together. Bowling is
one of those activities that
families can do together. It
encourages physical activities
See Classified Page for
monthly meetings and just good, fun stuff,” said
and activities Town of Edson Family Centre Families enjoy participating in the Town of Edson's Disconnect to Connect Family Day
Coordinator Carol Eberharter. Glo Bowling at the Edson Bowling Alley on February 18.
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