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

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

January 11 Get ready for 'Shrek Jr. the Musical' at Pine Grove
Pinedale community
hall meeting at 7 pm. by Deanna Mitchener Shrek, Donkey, Fiona
Please come out to get and Lord Farquaad are
involved in the Ecole Pine Grove split between two actors,
community. Anyone Middle School has been with one performing in
and everyone who has busy practicing for their six shows and the other
an interest in the upcoming musical called student in five.
community hall is Shrek Jr. Performances The backstage team
welcome to attend will be held on January has been busy working
February 6 (you do not have to be 19 to the 22. on props and set pieces
Annual Valentine's Day Supper and Dance will be held at the Pinedale Hall at 7 pm. Live music by a member to attend). Drama Teacher Helen as well as a dragon
Crossfire. Doors open at 6 pm, dance starts at 9 pm. For tickets call Linda at 780-723-2571, Trudy at Payette says, "This p u p p e t . B e f o r e
780-723-1463, or stop by to see Leona at In Your Drawers. January 26 abbreviated version of Christmas, one group of
Armchair Travelling the Broadway musical is s t u d e n t s e v e n
Series - Take a trip based on the first Shrek participated in a make-
with Dave Hobson to movie and includes all up workshop to learn
the high altitudes and the characters we have how to do all the make-
Tibetan Buddhist come to know and love. up necessary to create all
region of Ladahk in The performance is the quirky characters Students at Pinegrove Middle School were busy rehearsing with drama
northern India about one hour in that are a part of Shrek. teacher, Helen Payette on January 5 for their upcoming performances of
including the high salt length." The cast and crew of Shrek Jr. the Musical. Photo by Deanna Mitchener
lake of Pangong Tso "Our rehearsals began Shrek Jr. will be doing 11
on the Tibetan border, back in October 2015 performances in total school groups, the office. It is a performance you
home of the wild and since that time with three performances evening shows are open If you would like to won't want to miss so
Tibetan Ass. Located students have been per day on January 19, to the public. Evening find out more about the hurry in to get your
at Edson & District learning songs, lines, 20, 21 and then two on performances start at 7 performance or would tickets.
Public library from and blocking,” says January 22. p.m. Tickets are only $5 like to purchase tickets
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm. Payette. The daytime matinees each and are available at please call the school at
Free of charge. The lead roles of will be attended by the Pine Grove School 780-723-5929 or stop by.

January 29
S.C.O.P.E-A-T.H.O.N Public Library planning for Family Day
at the Legion Hall
from 6:00 pm – 10:30
pm. Call 780-723- by Deanna Mitchener event is held annually by event is to promote ways Family Literacy Day is can help a parent
6100 for more info. Edson Family Literacy, a in which families can 15 Minutes of Fun. ABC improve their skills as
If you are looking for program of the Edson interact to develop and Life Literacy Canada well," says Josephine.
January 30 something fun to do and District Community strengthen literacy skills encourages families to Everyone is welcome.
Library Birthday Party during Family Literacy Learning (EDCLS) and in the home. Examples take just 15 minutes a It is the volunteers from
and Family Literacy Day on January 30 come the Edson and District are reading daily to day learning together. the Library and EDCLS
Day Celebration – c h e c k o u t w h a t Public Library." children, modeling Taking time every day to boards, the Edson
Help us celebrate the happening at the Edson " C r a f t s , g a m e s , reading and writing read or do a learning Literacy Committee, and
Library's 72 and District Public activities and snacks will activities and playing activity with children is
birthday! Come out Library. be available for the board games. It is also a crucial to a child's people that come out to
for games, crafts, Josephine Bunz-Clark whole family. There will celebration of the development. Even just enjoy and participate in
activities and snacks says, "This year's Family be door prizes and every Library's birthday," says 15 minutes a day can the event that is makes it
from 11:00 am – 2:00 Day event will take place child will receive a free Josephine. improve a child's literacy so successful.
pm. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at book. The purpose of the "The national theme of skills dramatically and
See Classified Page for the Edson and District
monthly meetings Public Library. This
and activities Haggis a tradition at Robbie Burns Night
Thank You!
Thank You! by Deanna Mitchener multiply with a great measure of protection. Not

Haggis is a Scottish tradition that will once again only did the hunter find the terrain difficult but the
creature's legs had developed to be shorter on one
make its grand entrance at Robbie Burns Night in side of its body than the other making them ideal for
The Edson F Edson. moving swiftly around the sides of steep mountains.
The Edson Food Bank would like to thankood Bank would like to thank
everyone for the many donations received fromveryone for the many donations received from The Edson Masonic Lodge will again be hosting This gave the creature somewhat of an advantage in
individuals, corporations, small businesses, service clubs,
individuals, corporations, small businesses, service clubs, this formal dress code tribute, to Scotland's greatest the chase,” said Bob.
“Hunters soon learned to use their power of
schools, chur
schools, churches, etc during the past year.ches, etc during the past year. poet Robbie Burns, on January 23. intelligence to trick the beast. The hunter would
It starts with cocktails at 6 p.m. and followed by a
traditional Scottish menu of haggis and Scotch chase the Haggis and wait until it came back around
Also a big thank y broth complimented with a prime rib dinner at 7 the mountain side. With the poor creature's legs
Also a big thank you to the many volunteersou to the many volunteers
who helped out with food pick ups, sorting, ood pick ups, sorting, p.m. uneven it could not turn around fast enough to
who helped out with f
The festive evening will be filled entertainment
and working with our many clients.orking with our many clients.
and w sure to please including the Edson Pipes and Drums escape the hunter,” said Bob.
“Haggis in its native land is a rather shy and rare
and Highland dancing. There will be the popular breed, with the Golden Haggis much more common
Y 'Addressing of the haggis' along with some Robbie in the Western Isles, than on the mainland. All wild
You made life better for families in need.ou made life better for families in need.
Haggis is considered to be a great delicacy to be
Burns poetry readings.
Spokesperson Bob Carter said, "Robbie Burns prepared and presented with care during festive
Night is a celebration and a tribute to the late Robbie ceremonies and eaten on special occasions. This is
We wish you a e wish you a Burns. The Haggis has been an important part of the why Haggis is a huge part of the Robbie Burns
history and diet of the Scottish people for hundreds
Night. The Haggis is treated with the utmost respect
Happy and prosperous of years. Hunting goes on every year for this and addressed at the head table is a great part of
Happy and prosperous
Scottish history," said Bob.
amazing creature that still roams freely in some
Tickets are available at Patterson Parts in Edson,
New Y
New Year!ear! parts of the world.” but they do sell-out fast.
“In earlier times Haggis roamed in the rugged
Scottish Highlands where it was able to exist and
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