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The Scene The Scene



June 22-August 17
Green Shacks Play in
the Park Days at
Early Childhood
Matters. Outdoor fun
and activities using
different equipment.
First day is June 22
1:30-3 pm. at
Glenwood 5A
Avenue; June 29 at
July 25-28 Westhaven Corner of
Edson Baptist Church 12 Avenue and 60th
Bible School takes Street.
place from 6:30-8:30
pm at the church 4717 July 13-15
9 Avenue for ages 5- Edson and District
10. Theme is Chamber of
Expedition Norway. To Commerce Summer Sideshow Circus’ grand finale was a hopping routine using a Cyr wheel during the Canada Day acts at Centennial Park
register call the church Festival. Main Street on July 1. photo by Stephanie Babych
780-723-3982. this is a starting 11 am daily.
free event. Canada celebrates 149 years
July 17
July 28 Rotary Sundays in the
Edson Youth Park free concert by Stephanie Babych henna tattoos, as well as Captain Red Entertainment's balloon
Interagency White series. Rock Camp animals and a photo booth to capture Canada Day memories. In
Water Rafting Trip, Alberta. 1-5 pm. Canada's 149 birthday was celebrated by hundreds of the parking lot of Galloway Station Museum there was a mini
Jasper. This event is families and friends at Edson's Centennial Park on July 1, with marketplace set up with local vendors selling everything from
open to anyone 11 to July 24 magic, comedy, music, food, and fireworks. pottery to leather bracelets.
15 years old. Register Rotary Sunday in the The main stage at Centennial Park was filled with action from Walking around the Park throughout the day, there were
online at or in Park Play in the Park. 1p.m. to midnight, starting with The Great Balanzo, a magic act members of the RCMP riding their horses, as well as a couple
people towering over the crowd on stilts.
person at the Town of that had all the children thrilled. Next up was Aboriginal The weather was excellent until the last performance before O
dancers, Rhythm Speaks, whose traditional pow-wow dance
Edson office. July 25-29, August moves are paired with Hip Hop style to create a genre that Canada was sung and the cake was cut. However, while Edson
2-5, 15-19 reflects their roots. Rhythm Speaks brought audience members Pipes and Drums performed their set list the weather took a
August 13 Blast From the Past onto the stage to teach them some dance moves and compete quick turn for the worse. A torrential downpour caused a large
Gospel Jam at Niton for kids 5-10 years against each other in a dance off. percent of those celebrating to flee the Park in search of cover
Junction Hall outdoor old. 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Magician Ron Pearson took the stage next, and wowed the from the storm. Despite the rough weather, the band continued
facility from 3 pm to 9 Contact 780-723- crowd with his comedic magic tricks. The Sideshow Circus was to play and entertain the group who stayed.
pm. Free admission 3582 for more another great act that performed. Donned in colourful suits, The closing act, just before the firework show, Edmonton
and concession information. Sideshow Circus blew impressive sized bubbles and showed band, White Lightning, performed a set list that had the Park
available. Rain or their skills at a few magic tricks. For their grand finale, one rocking. The Indie rock band will also be performing at the
Wild Mountain Music Festival in Hinton this year.
member performed intriguing moves in a Cyr wheel, an
shine! See Classified Page for
monthly meetings acrobatic apparatus used for hooping acts, which was a The evening ended with a firework show in patriotic
and activities highlight from the acts for many people. celebration of the wonderful country of Canada.
August 31 Around the Park there were booths for face painting and
Youth Interagency
outdoor movie. The
Goonies at Centennial
Park at 9 pm.

Andrea and Philip Ungrin (left to right) celebrate Canada Day with face paint and balloon
animals at Centennial Park on July 1. photo by Stephanie Babych
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