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

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

January 27 Teens have a blast at Video Dance
Armchair Travelling by Deanna Mitchener
Series - Take a trip
with Dave Hobson to On January 15, the Edson and District Boys and Girls
the high altitudes and Teen Program held a 'Video Dance'. The night had teens
Tibetan Buddhist up dancing and enjoying some fun activities together.
region of Ladahk in It was a good turnout at the Edson Legion for the very
northern India first video dance for teens. Volunteer chaperons were
including the high salt available and the adults seemed to enjoy the video dance
lake of Pangong Tso music as much as the teens.
on the Tibetan border, “Teen program coordinator Alannah Balfour, said,
February 7 home of the wild
Explore Wilmore Park with snowshoes 2 pm to 3:30 pm. Meet at the Roundabout. Pre-register at Tibetan Ass. Located "We had a photo booth for teens to takes some silly
Community Services or online . at Edson & District portraits, and to make some lasting memories. We have a
good turn out and would like to do more dances for the
Public library from
February 8 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm. teens.”
The Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum will be hosting a Community Building Block Art Exhibit at Free of charge. “We have some wonderful volunteers here tonight
the Red Brick Centre Monday to Friday from 9 am – 4:30 pm. Extended hours on Saturday February from the Boys and Girls Club, Citizens on Patrol, Edson
20 from 1 pm – 4 pm. Refreshments and snacks will be served on Feb 20. Friendship Center, McMan, and volunteers from Alberta
January 29 Mental Health. It is great seeing so many different
February 14-20 S.C.O.P.E-A-T.H.O.N agencies coming out to volunteer and support this event,”
Random Acts of Kindness Week - Take time this week to do a Random Act of Kindness for yourself, at the Legion Hall said Balfour.
someone you know or someone you don't know. Share you acts of kindness @edsonbullyfree from 6:00 pm – 10:30 Executive director for the Boys and Girls Club, Leslie
#edsonbullyfree pm. Call 780-723- Langman, said, "This specialty DJ service from the city is Many teens came out to the Royal Canadian Legion on January 15 to take
6100 for more info. something totally different we could bring in for our local part in a Video Dance hosted by the Edson and District Boys and Girls Club
February 15 youth. We would like to see it become an annual event for Teen Program. Photo: Deanna Mitchner
Edson & District Caregivers Family Extravaganza, 1 to 4 pm, Edson Legion. January 30 our youth to become involved with."
Annual Family
February 27 Literacy Day and H e a t h e r S m i t h
Mooseheart Loppet cross country ski race Hornbeck Ski Trails. Register 9-11 am, Mass start at 11 Library Birthday volunteering in the
a.m. Call Ralph at 723-5145. Celebration. Saturday,
January 30, 11-2 pm. concession during
Games, activities, the Video Dance
crafts, birthday cake that was held on
and a light snack. January 15 at the
Royal Canadian
February 1-5 Legion.
Drop off your art P h o t o : D e a n n a
piece at the Red Brick Mitchner
located at 4818 7 Ave
from 9 am – 4:30pm.
The Red Brick Arts
Centre and Museum Random Acts of Kindness domino effect
will be hosting a
Community Building by Deanna Mitchener nice for others with no easiest way to make a k i n d n e s s a c t u a l l y T h e p e r s o n w h o
Block Art Exhibit intention of receiving difference right now. You improves health and life receives the act of
from February 8 – Jina Materi, recreation something in return," said don't need to make a s a t i s f a c t i o n . T h e y kindness benefits too,
March 11. The Art coordinator for the Town Materi. donation or spend time i n c r e a s e e n e r g y , along with those who may
Show is open to while Krysta Hawboldt is Elfie Montanus has o r g a n i z i n g a optimism, self-worth and have witnessed the act.
anyone of any age on maternity leave, is been on the Bully Free philanthropic event. You our sense of belonging Materi explains this is like
who loves to create art excited to see how the Edson Society for many simply need to take what and connection to the a domino effect, “just
think if we all started
community is getting
with building blocks. i n v o l v e d w i t h t h e years and shared a few you already do and then world. They also decrease doing them on a daily
We will be accepting upcoming Random Acts facts about the benefits of add extra kindness -it can anxiety, depression and basis how much happier
be that easy.
doing a good deed.
blood pressure. You are
anything made with of Kindness Week set for R a n d o m A c t s o f "Studies show that actually helping yourself we would all be," said
your favourite February 14 to the 20th. Kindness may be the performing acts of feel better,” said Materi. Materi.
building blocks R a n d o m A c t s o f
including but not Kindness week has grown
limited to Lego, Mega in popularity each year. It Armchair Travelling at Edson and
Blok, K'nex, etc. i s c e l e b r a t e d b y District Public Library:
individuals, groups, and
February 3 organizations around the Northern India
MacKay Community world. th
Association annual “In the past, Edson Wednesday January 27 , 2016 at 7:00 pm
general meeting at students participated and (Please note date change to January 27, 2016)
MacKay Hall at 7:00 s p r e a d k i n d n e s s
pm. Please come out throughout their schools. Mountains
and support your hall. This year the Bully Free and Tigers
For more info call Edson Society and its
780-795-2462. member organizations A trip with Dave
encourage the entire
c o m m u n i t y t o Hobson to the
February 6 high altitudes and
Annual Valentine's participate,” said Materi. Tibetan Buddhist
“If every person in
Day Supper and Edson completes one region of Ladahk
Dance will be held at random act of kindness in northern India
including the high
the Pinedale Hall at 7 between February 14 and salt lake of
pm. Live music by 20 we'll have a lot of Pangong Tso on
Crossfire. Doors open smiling faces in our the Tibetan
at 6 pm, dance starts at community, and maybe it border, home of the wild Tibetan Ass. He will also
9 pm. For tickets call will continue throughout take you on a trek along the Markha River in the Hemis
Linda at 780-723- the year,” said Materi. High Altitude National Park where blue sheep or Bharal
2571, Trudy at 780- Doing random acts of ATB Financial presented a $500 donation to forage along the dry desert slopes, where Himalayan
Marmots and Pikas whistle warnings and people live a
723-1463, or stop by kindness for others is as the Kinette Club of Edson to assist with the life not much changed over the last thousand years.
to see Leona at In simple as holding a door annual Christmas Hampers. Pictured are
Your Drawers. open, smiling at the Finally a visit to Jim Corbett National Park and Tiger
cashier at the grocery Katie Olsen, Linda Riguidel and Jessie Reserve along the southern foothills of the Himalaya
store, or asking someone Proskow of ATB Financial presenting the where herds of wild Asian Elephants still wander and
See Classified Page for how their day is going. It's donation to Sonia Debrie of the Kinette Club tigers hunt Chital Deer.
monthly meetings about “doing something of Edson.
and activities
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