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The Scene The Scene

Upcoming A rocking good time at Rotary Sunday


June 22-August 17
Green Shacks Play in
the Park Days at Early
Childhood Matters.
August 12 Outdoor fun and
Edson Community activities using
Garden from 1 to 3 pm. different equipment.
Enjoy various activities First day is June 22
such as flower planting, 1:30-3 pm. at
bug exploring, pet rock Glenwood 5A
painting and more. See Avenue; June 29 at
the worm compost, Westhaven Corner of
build a bird or bat 12 Avenue and 60th
house to take home and Street.
learn about the species
in the garden. July 24
Followed by a barbecue Rotary Sunday in the photo Deanna Mitchener
and refreshments. Park Play in the Park
free concert and Rock Camp Alberta musicians entertain the crowd at Centennial Park on July 17 during Rotary Sundays in the Park.
August 13 refreshments.
Gospel Jam at Niton by Deanna Mitchener “The partnership has a positive spin High School, Grand Yellowhead Pubic
Junction Hall outdoor July 24 with them being in Jasper at the School Division, and the Palisades
facility from 3 pm to 9 Outdoor Movie “The Rotary Sundays in the Park partnered Palisades because they get to stop here Centre in Jasper National Park. Today is
pm. Free admission Jungle Book” at with Rock Camp Alberta to bring a in Edson on the way back. Our mandate
and concession RCMP Centennial lively and entertaining day of music to is to nurture new musicians and have our finale concert here in Edson,” said
available. Rain or Park from 9-11 pm. Kolotyluk.
shine! Centennial Park in Edson on July 17. them move forward. We have a lot of Braden Gauchier, a Rock Camp
July 25-29, August 2- “Rock Camp Alberta is a training the same goals, and our partnership with student from Hinton, said, "This is my
August 14 5, 15-19 ground for young musicians to learn Camp Rock Alberta is growing more second year taking part in Rock Camp,
Rotary Sundays Blast From the Past how to play live music on stage. The and more. It is great bringing kids here the experience has been amazing. The
Community Pig Roast for kids 5-10 years guides not only teach the music, but also to Edson from all over Alberta and teachers and instructors are all nice
at Centennial Park from old. 1:00 – 4:00 pm. the moves and showmanship of showing them our beautiful Centennial people teaching us to play music, just
1-5 pm. Contact 780-723-3582 entertainment,” said local organizer Park and having them perform on like they did. They love music and we
for more information. Greg Templeton. stage,” said Templeton. love music so having them teach us
August 31 Shannon Kolotyluk, with Rock Camp Greg and Tracey Templeton are hired what they know and love is great.”
Youth Interagency July 25-28 Alberta, said, “We have 18 participants through the Town to do the sound, book
outdoor movie. The Edson Baptist Church Kallin Hunter, a Rock Camp student
Goonies at Centennial Bible School takes from across Alberta this year. We have the bands, do the promotions. from Wildwood, said, “This is my
Park at 9 pm. place from 6:30-8:30 been running Rock Camp Alberta since “We have students entering grade second year attending the camp. The
pm at the church 4717 2009. This is our first year running it as nine up to completing grade 12. experience has been great. I would
September 7 9 Avenue for ages 5- an overnight intensive camp in Jasper at Students can actually earn seven high absolutely recommend the Rock Camp.
Community 10. Theme is the Palisades Stewardship Education school credits for taking our program. We practice and learn new techniques
Registration Night at Expedition Norway. Centre. We are so happy that we can They do music, as well as some outdoor every day building our confidence. It's a
Edson Friendship To register call the offer accommodations for students all education and leadership. The program lot of fun learning in this kind of
Centre from 5-7 pm. church 780-723-3982. across Alberta to come and make music is in cooperation with Grand Trunk atmosphere.”
this is a free event. with us.”
September 11
Rotary Sunday Harvest July 28
Jam at Centennial Park Edson Youth Focusing on the Arts in Edson
from 1-5 pm. Interagency White
Accepting donations Water Rafting Trip,
for the Edson Food Jasper. This event is by Deanna Mitchener and everyone was fantastic, really
Bank. open to anyone 11 to nice and helpful. The town has been
15 years old. Register Ali Broda is the new Recreation super-welcoming and everyone is
October 2 online at or and Cultural Programmer for the incredibly nice. I have never gotten
Rotary Sunday Alberta in person at the Town Town of Edson. Broda, who came into a situation where I asked
Culture Days of Edson office. from Hamilton Ontario, has her somebody something and they were
Centennial Park from Bachelor of Arts in psychology and a not able to help, or point me in the
1-5 pm. There will be July 30-August 1 right direction of who would know,”
music, face painting, Peers Gold Dust Daze minor focused on Arts.
popcorn and hot dogs. at McLeod Valley The Town of Edson has a goal to said Broda.
Accepting donations to Recreation Grounds enhance the Fine Arts and Culture in “The Town now has possession of
the Edson Food Bank. north of Peers. Great the area and this will be Ali's main the Recreation Complex since they
family friendly focus in the upcoming months. "I took it over, and they would like to
weekend packed with enjoy fine art and music and I'm make better use of the facility. They
events including looking forward to focusing on the are hoping to create a place where
slopitch, parade, kids Arts here in Edson.” people can come with their families
events, bench show, “When I first got here, a lot was and enjoy a type of indoor
horse pulls, show & happening and I kind of got thrown playground atmosphere, and maybe a
shine, river races, into all the summer festivities, cafe, as well a place for the Arts
horseshoe tournament, Canada Day, Rotary in the Park, and people to gather,” said Broda.
beer gardens, gold “The Arts don't really have a
panning, fireworks the summer camp starting out.”
and much more. “I wasn't around during the initial building; they are on display all over.
Event is free. planning, but was here to get the last Right now we are still looking at
minute preparation done and not different ideas but we do need to
July 30-August 1 really knowing what was left to do, have a place for the Arts where they
Kinsmen Slo-pitch but managed to work through it all. I can call it their home,” said Broda.
Tournament at Vision kind of thrive in stressful situations, I “It is all new and exciting and I am photo Deanna Mitchener
Park. learn faster as I start asking everyone up for the challenge and look
See Classified Page for questions,” said Broda. forward to meeting new people along Ali Broda is the new Recreation and Cultural
monthly meetings “It was great learning experience the way," said Broda.
and activities Programmer for the Town of Edson.
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