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

Upcoming Events Santa and County Firefighters team up to help
Upcoming Events

January 26
Armchair Travelling Even with all his last
Series - Take a trip with
Dave Hobson to the minute preparations for
high altitudes and Christmas, Santa Claus
Tibetan Buddhist made the time to get out
region of Ladahk in t o Wi l d w o o d a n d
northern India Evansburg to spread
including the high salt some Christmas cheer
lake of Pangong Tso on a n d h e l p c o l l e c t
the Tibetan border, donations for the local
home of the wild food bank.
Tibetan Ass. Located at As Santa and his helpers
Edson & District Public d r o v e a r o u n d t h e
library from 7:00 pm – hamlets, they stopped
8:30 pm. Free of and handed out season's
charge. cheer in the form of
candy canes and hot
January 29 chocolate. They also
S.C.O.P.E-A-T.H.O.N collected a Santa-sized
at the Legion Hall from sack full of food for the
6:00 pm – 10:30 pm. W.E.E. (Wildwood/
Call 780-723-6100 for Evansburg/Entwistle)
more info. Food Bank.
All the residents who
January 30 came out to see the
Library Birthday Party e x c i t e m e n t w h e r e
and Family Literacy visibly thrilled. The Santa Claus and Firefighters from Yellowhead County help collect donations for the W.E.E Food Bank.
Day Celebration – Help firefighters who helped
us celebrate the with the event recall how
Library's 72 birthday! they were able to bring curtains open up as they
Come out for games, some Christmas cheer to looked out to see what and waved! So, we District Chief Les community." Luckily,
crafts, activities and the residents. was happening," recalls started running up to Schatz was extremely some of the firefighters
snacks from 11:00 am – "As we drove by some one firefighter helping to t h o s e h o u s e s a n d pleased with the Santa on hand were able snap
2:00 pm. of the houses with no collect some of the non- knocking on the doors, Run and being able to some photos of Saint
giving them candy canes
lights on, and just the perishable food items. meet the old guy himself. Nick before he took off
February 14-20 flicker of the TV coming "When they saw Santa and Christmas greetings. "The event was a huge to make his final
We all agreed that this
success, and all the
Random Acts of from their living rooms, and the trucks and lights, event really helped bring members had a good Christmas preparations.
Kindness Week - Take we suddenly saw the they visibly cheered-up some joy to the hamlets!" time getting out into the
time this week to do a
Random Act of
someone you know or Bargain Boutique to aid local not-for-profits
Kindness for yourself,

someone you don't
know. Share you acts of by Reverend it's time for us to give clothing items, and all Edson folks to sponsor a Fund or other important
kindness Kimberly Roy back in a big way. The revenue from the refugee family. We outreach projects,
@edsonbullyfree building is dry and we Boutique will go to non- believe all God's p l e a s e v i s i t
#edsonbullyfree The Edson community can better use our space profit organizations children deserve a safe h t t p s : / / w w w .
helped to stop the leaks to provide even more s e r v i n g E d s o n . place to live. We hope
See Classified Page for community outreach people will be generous
monthly meetings in the roof at Edson E v e r y o n e w h o rities/edson-united-
and activities United Church and now projects. volunteers to help will with their time, talents, church/ or drop by
The youth group h a v e t h e i r h o u r s and donations for this Edson United Church
sewed many quilts and d o c u m e n t e d a n d worthy outreach project. Wed-Fri 10-1 or call
gave them all to people annually the proceeds To make a tax receipt- 780-723-3418 for more
in Edson who needed from the sale of items, able donation to the information –Merry
them and to non-profit after costs, will be Refugee Sponsorship Christmas.
organizations in Edson divided up between the
to create funds for non-profit organizations OPENING JANUARY 14
programs. the volunteers have
We have recently chosen to allocate their
created a warm inviting hours towards. All non-
space for quality new profit groups can
a n d g e n t l y u s e d participate!
household and clothing We also have folks
items. On January 14, who plan to provide
2016 we invite everyone radical hospitality to
to come see the Bargain those who come to shop.
B o u t i q u e w h e r e Free coffee and tea will
everyone can purchase be served along with the
quality goods for a very occasional free lunch as
low price. a part of our way of Will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturdays
This project is helping serving and giving back 12:00-4:00 pm
our community by t o t h e E d s o n
keeping items out of our community. We care 1214 Edson Drive, in the basement of the Edson
landfill (donations are about people and are United Church 780-723-3418.
accepted from 8 a.m. to here to serve all our
8 p.m. daily), by neighbours. There is also a donation shed in the parking lot
providing a place for F i n a l l y, w e a r e and donations of clean clothing, toys and
people to get very low w o r k i n g w i t h a household goods are welcome.
cost household and dedicated group of
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