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The Scene
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
Jr. Youth Group ages 7 to 13 from 2:30 – 6:30 pm – themed activities and supper. Call 780-723-3418 for more info.
Feb 28
Couple's Retreat from 10am – 5 pm (9:30am coffee and sign in) – This one-day retreat is a great way to reconnect with the one you love. For more info call 780-723-3418.
Feb 28
Evansburg Art Club Creates! Oils with Tammy Taylor at Entwistle Sr. Club from 10am – 4pm. Members $25.00, non-members $50.00, potluck lunch. To register call A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
Kathy at 780-727-4453.
March 7
Free Dr. Suess Day- Activities, crafts, stories and games at the Edson Public Library from 11am – 2pm. Light snack provided. Call 780-723-6691 for more info. Everyone is A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on

March 25
ESTS – AGM meeting will be held at Parkland Lodge at 6:30 pm. The Scene
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

Feb 11
Mackay Community Association's annual meeting
at 7pm. Please come out and support your
community. Everyone welcome for more info call
Karen at 780-795-2462.

Feb 12
Talking to your kids about Drugs and Alcohol. A
conversation with parents for parents of children
10 years and up. Yellowhead County office,
Wildwood, 6:00 – 8:00 pm No cost. Please
register at (780) 325-3782
Feb 13
Pot Luck Supper and Movie Night at the Edson
United Church – fun for the whole family from
5:30 – 8:30pm.

Feb 14 Jenie Thai's band and Alex Vissia's band played to a sold-out audience during Chautauqua held at the
Evansburg Art Club Creates! Ink, oil & rouge with Hatlen Theatre on January 31. Photo Deanna Mitchener
Roxanne Lees from 10am – 4pm at Wildwood
Seniors, members $25.00, non-members $50.00,
potluck lunch. To register call Kathy at 780-727- Chautauqua sells-out with two outstanding bands
by Deanna Mitchener building a musical fortunate to have them along the way, playing
Feb 17 presence through the doing backup music for and singing. I have
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at the Edson It was no surprise that electric energy she me. The three of us get another train trip
United Church from 5:15 – 6:30 pm. Catered by on January 31 the Hatlen displays on stage and asked a lot to be backup planned for April and
the Edson United Church's Youth Group, Edson Theatre located in the w i t h h e r o w n vocals for other bands as May this year. This time I
Brownies and Edson Girl Guides. Menu includes Red Bick Arts Centre and songwriting. She began well, so the three of us will be doing the tour
pancakes, sausages, fruit, coffee, tea and juice. Museum was sold out playing the piano at just sing a lot together, which with another friend of

Feb 19 once again. five years old and is great.” mine from Edmonton so
Join Kate's Kitchen for a free lunch from 11:30 Chautauqua Edson continued taking private “Jenie Thai and I have it should be a lot of fun,"
am – 1 pm at St. Catherine's Anglican Church, Arts Council hosted a lessons for fifteen years. known each other for said Alex.
617 Main Street. live presentation with Now a performer, many years. It took two Jenie said, "I've been
Jenie Thai and her band, songwriter, singer, and vehicles to come out to looking forward to this
Feb 21 along with Alex Vissia instrumentalist Jenie Edson so we girls day for some time. I just
Shop Till You Drop! At Ravine Hall near Chip and her band. Backup combines classical, jazz jumped in one vehicle, feel totally amazing right
Lake in the Wildwood area from 2pm -8pm. There vocals were provided by h a r m o n i c s , a n d a and the guys road down now. I am going to
will be 20 vendors selling their goods.
her two sisters. lifelong appreciation for in the other. It gave us Kansas City in a couple
Feb 21 The two performers blues and folk into all her girls some time to o f w e e k s f o r t h e
MacKay Community Association Games Night showcased their talent performances. rehearse some songs international Folk
starting at 7 p.m. 18 years and over. Come out separately and a few Alex Vissia spent her along the way,” said Alliance Conference. It
for a game of cards, crib, whist, shuffleboard, t i m e s t o g e t h e r years growing up in the Vissia. is the world's largest folk
pool, darts, crokinole boards, etc. Refreshments, throughout the evening. prairies of Alberta. Now "I was lucky enough it conference and it will be
snacks available. Donations or info call Karen Both performers played living in Edmonton, get a gig on the train great meeting others in
780-795-2462 or Darlene 780-795-2350. outstanding and were Alex has been building where you sign onto a the industry. After that I
See Classified Page for given standing ovations. an audience around contract to entertain am doing a six week
monthly meetings and activities Jenie was born in Western Canada. Alex along the way in return residency tour in
Chiang Mai, Thailand said, “My two sisters and for your room and board. Toronto.”
a n d r a i s e d n e a r I grew up singing I travel for three weeks,
Edmonton. Jenie is together. I am very meeting new people

Family Day long weekend to offer a variety of fun events

by Adrienne Tait for 11 a.m. on Saturday The Galloway Station rent snow shoes from the
upstairs at the Red and Museum will once town of Edson.
The February Family Brick. again be hosting a The Edson and District
Day weekend is quickly Glow in the dark variety of activities Public Library and the
approaching. With the bowling is being offered throughout the day. Family Centre both offer
T o w n o f E d s o n in th e aftern o o n. The weekend wraps up f a m i l y p r o g r a m s
r e c r e a t i o n s t a f f Families are asked to on Monday with a toonie throughout the year such
encouraging families to register for either family swim at Talisman as Daddy and me, board
Place and the annual
session one or two by
“ u n p l u g ” f r o m
Opening Red Brick technology and “plug calling 780-723-4403 as F a m i l y D a y game nights, and story
time which encourage
Reception Mon. - Fri. into family” they are there is a maximum of Extravaganza event at residents to unplug.
February 14 9 am to offering a variety of free 60 people per session. the Royal Canadian To w n o f E d s o n
For those looking to
12-4 pm 4:30 pm events and activities tap into their artistic Legion. recreation coordinator
t h r o u g h o u t t h e
Families looking to
Krysta Hawboldt is
weekend. side, local Edson artist c o n t i n u e t h e starting a mother and
F r o m r o a s t i n g Madison Sharman is “unplugged” theme daughter fitness class
marshmallows and offering a free painting throughout the year may February 9 which
snowshoeing at the and art workshop at the wish to take advantage provides an opportunity
Kinsman Park to family Red Brick on Saturday of the 10% discount f o r m o t h e r s a n d
story time at the library, from 1p.m. to 3 p.m. being offered for an daughters to spend time
the fun is set to begin at Sunday provides annual family pass at together as well as
11 a.m. and continues families with the Talisman place on promote and teach the
until 1p.m. opportunity to enjoy a Monday. And residents value of a healthy active
A family fitness family skate and family interested in trying out lifestyle.
session is also scheduled swim at Talisman Place. snowshoeing are able to
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