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January 30
The Scene
Edson United Church - Open to youth ages 7-13. Jr Youth Group is held once a month where themed activities and meals take place. A place where children get to join
in fellowship with their peers. Registration is $25/child (maximum of $50/household). You can register by calling the church office at 780-723-3418
January 31
Basic 2-step course including variations within promenade position, turns and more! Focus is placed on partnering, connection and rhythm. NO previous dance
experience is required! Must register with a partner. 15 couples max. Dates: January 31, Feb 14, Feb 28 (Saturdays) Times 5:30-7:00 pm Location: Westhaven School
Gym Instructor: Monika Holub Cost: $100/couple. To register go online to www.edson.ca (through active net) or in person at the Town Office. For more info call
Community Services @ 780-723-4403.
January 31
Parenting after separation – Must pre-register call (780) 723-4403 for more details
Feb 7 A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
Pinedale Hall will be having a Valentines supper and dance with live music by Crossfire. Tickets are $20. Doors open at 6pm, supper at 7 and dance to follow at 9. For THE ANCHOR, MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 2015 PAGE 7
tickets call Linda at 780-723-2571 or stop by In Your Drawers.
A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
The Scene
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events highlight Chautaugua event
High energy and humour







January 20 by Adrienne Tait production and lighting,
Development Health Walk in Clinic – Children we can pretty much
Edson Community Health Services 9:00 am – What do you get when make any venue work,
12:00 pm 5028-3 Ave. Call (780) 723-4421 for but we like to find
details you combine modern
Celtic rock, a sense of venues that are going to
January 22 h u m o u r , a n d a attract the right audience
for the band and also
Drostan Hall will be holding their Annual c o m b i n a t i o n o f
General Meeting at 2:00pm. Everyone Welcome. traditional and original help to promote the show
songs? Cod Gone Wild! and make sure that
January 22 The first show of the people come out. We
The Boys and Girls Club of Edson is offering a 2015 Chautauqua season enjoy the medium size
Teen Drop-In program on Thursday nights was high energy, laced theaters the most as it
starting in 2015. First night is January 22nd 2015 with humour, and gives the show a little
from 6:30-8:30pm. received a standing more intimacy and you
ovation on January 9. can connect with the
January 24 Cod Gone Wild! Is audience on a different
Family Literacy Day/Library Birthday at the level.”
Edson and District Public Library at 11:00 am – based out of Vernon, From sea shanties to
2:00 pm. Everyone welcome! Join us for crafts, B.C. and is comprised of
activities, games, snacks and birthday cake. s i n g e r s o n g w r i t e r drinking songs Cod
Andrew Mercer, fiddle G o n e W i l d ! h a d
January 24 player Anjuli Otter, Chad audience members
Robbie Burns Night 6:00 pm, Catered by The “Rhino” Carter on drums tapping their feet,
Olive Tree. Dress is formal, No Exceptions! and percussion, and Roy clapping their hands and
Edson Mosaic Lodge 4725- 9 Ave. Tickets Kawano on the bass. singing along. The band
available at Horizon Music. Mercer moved to BC in also performed a number
2009. The band was of original compositions
January 24 formed in 2010 and has including two written by
Resolution Run – Talisman Place Join us for a b e e n p e r f o r m i n g drummer Chad “Rhino”
fun run/walk to kick off 2015! Choose from a Carter in memory of his
5km or 8km loop. Registration is 12:30-1:00 pm, together since 2011. grandfather.
Run/Walk will start at 1:00 pm. Cost is $10 all Andrew said when The song “Never Hinton based musician Doug MacNearney
proceeds will go to the Edson Food Bank. Hot forming a group the trick opened the first show of the 2015 Chautauqua
Cocoa, coffee, and snacks will follow the event. is to find the balance Know” was written by season on January 9. Photo: Adrienne Tait
The Eddie's Big Run Committee members will between having fun and Mercer the day before
be the volunteers! musical ability. “It is heading into the studio to for me.” Council do an amazing
key to have fun and record their album Bass player Ray job of getting great acts
January 25 enjoy what you are “Battered and Fried.” Kawano added a modern for their season and we
Community wide potluck lunch - Edson United doing. We truly do have The song talks about edge to the songs. were thrilled to be asked
Church at 11:30 am. Open to everyone in the fun on stage together. honoring traditions Fiddle player Anjuli to be a part of it. The Red
community! Join us for fellowship, food, and Good musicianship is while urging people not Otter brought the house Brick School House is a
friendship. i m p o r t a n t a n d i s to take life for granted. down with her musical great venue to play at and
Each band member has
January 26 necessary at this level, a song they particularly ability, infectious laugh, the most important thing
and witty banter.
about the show was the
Zumba Fitness classes, Jan 26-Feb 18 however it is important enjoy. Andrew said, “I The Red Brick theatre audience. I don't know if
(Mon/Wed) 7:45 pm– 8:30 pm that the people on stage and the Chautauqua we have ever had an
get along and have fun think everyone has their
January 29 t o g e t h e r . I t i s songs that they like to season was once again a audience that was as
sold out venue. The
appreciative as the
Cycle & Core – Mon/Thurs 7:30 pm- 8:30 pm combination of talent perform and we all have
Call (780) 723-4403 for details and personality.” different reasons for it. intimate atmosphere of crowd in Edson and for
The band plays a My personal favourite is the theatre has been one that we are grateful! We
January 30 variety of different a song written by Wayne of the highlights for will be coming back to
Maleficent at the Edson and District Public venues from weddings to Chaulk called "Saltwater many groups who have Edson again soon,” said
Library 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Everyone welcome! theatre performances but Joys." It was my performed in Edson and Mercer.
Free popcorn! looks for ones that suit grandfather's favourite it was no exception for Fans of Celtic rock
the band. “Because we and when he was alive he Cod Gone Wild! who missed the show can
are fully equipped to do would get me to sing it “The Edson show was download Cod Gone
o u r o w n s o u n d for him every time I saw a lot of fun for us. The Wild! songs from
See Classified Page for him, so that one is special C h a u t a u q u a A r t s iTunes.
monthly meetings and activities
Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum

achieves recognized museum designation




Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum is proud to look for the easily recognizable recognized Museum
announce that it has received Recognized Museum logo, which identifies the institutions in the province that
designation from the Alberta Museums Association offer a quality museum experience.
(AMA). About the Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum
This is an exciting time for the Red Brick Arts Centre The Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum is over 100
and Museum because earning this designation years old and houses a school room and principal's office
Talent Show demonstrates that it is committed to maintaining museum, 141 seat Theatre, an art gallery that is available
Talent Show
to interested local Artists to display their work, Gift
standards of professional practice and to ensuring that it
Holy Redeemer Catholic High School is busy preparing plays a strong and important role within the community. Shop, Family and Community Support Services, resident
for their first ever Talent Show taking place on January 23. The Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum voluntarily dance company Essence Dance. The facility is also used
Students are excited to be showcase some of their many participated in the Recognized Museum Program offered by various other Organizations, Community Groups and
talents. The Talent Show starts at 6:30 p.m. in the school by the AMA, which involved providing evidence to a Individuals.
gymnasium with tickets at $5. panel of museum professionals that demonstrated how In 1984 the Red Brick faced demolition; a group of
For more information contact the the institution meets the AMA's definition of a Museum. concerned Edson citizens formed ECHO-Edson Cultural
school at 780-7237437. Visitors to Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum can now Heritage Organization to save the community heirloom.
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