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

The Scene

Upcoming Clubs gearing up for Annual Toy Run

Events by Deanna Mitchener town of Edson on the same route as last McLeods Valley Recreation grounds with
"The parade will run through out the
5 p.m. supper, pulled pork on a bun, hot
The Annual Toy Run is taking place
water and pop.
July 3-7 in Edson on July 8 starting at the year. If people watching the parade can dogs for the kids, salads, finger foods and
also donate a toy. A truck will follow
Starting July 3 at Lion's Park. the parade to pick up any toy donations Following supper will be a scavenger
7pm there will be a Mary-Anne Bittner with the hunt for the kids, as well as glitter tattoos
Historic Speaker so just wave your toy so they can swing
Series at the Kinettes, said, "This year we have by to pick it up," said Bittner. and a bouncy house courtesy of Melisss's
Galloway Station done something different and added an A free barbeque will be held at the bouncy house rentals.
Museum. All events overnight stay and some extra fun and Lion's Campground at noon where they Bikers will also have a chance to play
are free of charge but games." will also stuff the bus with all the toys. some games including longest on a 2x4,
due to limited seating Friday, July 7 the McCleod Valley "The Poker Rally registration will slowest race, water balloon toss, and
events will be Recreation grounds will be open for weenie bite. There will be prizes for the
ticketed. Tickets are occur throughout the morning and will
available at the Town campers to check in and stay overnight start at 1 p.m. The stops for the rally games as well as 50/50 and raffle items
of Edson and for free. Registration for camping will will be the Lion's Campground, the rest through out the night.
Galloway Station continue the next morning at 9 a.m. stop along Highway 16, the Carrot All the proceeds of this event will be
Museum. There is a Camping cost for Saturday night will Creek General Store, Niton Junction put towards the Kinette Christmas
two ticket limit per only be $20. Registration for the Shell, and last hand will be at the Hamper program. "Last year we were able
person. Refreshments to provide over 300 hampers to families
will be provided at parade will be at the Lion's Hall for 10 McCleod Valley Recreation grounds.
events. a.m. entry fee is an unwrapped toy. Winner will be announced at 4:30 as well as over 400 toy bags for kids,"
p.m. The new addition will be out at the said Bittner.
July 5
On July 5 starting at
4 and ending at
5:30pm there will be
a Youth Improv
Workshop at the
Galloway Station
Museum. For ages 8
and up, limited space
available! Tickets to
attend this workshop
can be picked up at
the Town of Edson
and at Galloway
Station Museum.

July 8
The Great Canadian
BBQ will be held at
the RCMP Centennial
Park at 11am – 5pm.
There will be free
Outlaws Pizza Bison
Burgers and Poutines
with a limit of 1 per
person and hands will
be marked with
stamps once food is
received. It will be
featuring giant water
games and
inflatables, face
painting, glitter
tattoos, roving
entertainment, music
by Celtic Fusion
Illusion and more.
July 14-21 Back row - Edson Lions Club Arden Lohner, Howard Roersma, Andre St. Pierre and Ken McCarthy. Front row - Edson
Register for the Red Kinettes Julia Warnock, Sonia Debrie, Mary-Anne Bittner, and Aaron Anderson from Chozen Breed Motorcycle Riding
Brick Arts Centre Club outside the Lions Campground on June 25. The Kinettes and Lions Club are gearing up for their annual Toy Run
Blast From the Past that is taking place on July 7 and 8 this year. photo Deanna Mitchener
program, where
children ages 5-10
and learn about the 2017 Edson Summer Festival approaching fast
will have tons of fun

good ol' days by
playing games, by Deanna Mitchener Chamber Manager Alison Peyton, said,
making crafts and winners," said Hawboldt. "The event starts at 11a.m. and goes until 7
participating in The mini draw is returning and they p.m. for vendors and the rides will
The Edson Annual Summer Festival is are still accepting donations. New this
various day activities. approaching fast on July 12, 13 and 14.
The camp will run year, the Chamber is pre-selling continue as long as there is a crowd (or the
from 1-4 p.m. starting "Alison Peyton and the Edson and wristbands until July 7 at a reduced price weather does not permit them to safely run
Monday July 17 and District Chamber of Commerce of $28 and they are good for one full the rides). Last year we had 16 rides and
ending Friday July committee have done an amazing job day. They will be $35 if purchased at the this year we will have more. If anyone
21. Please contact the putting this festival together," said festival. would like to donate prizes for the Mini
Red Brick Arts Sharon Hawboldt with the Chamber. "This is one of the Edson and District Draw please contact the Chamber Office
Centre for more "We're expecting it to be a great event Chamber of Commerce's largest events for pick up at 780-723-4918."
information at 780- for the Edson and District community." and takes a tremendous amount of "I believe this is a great event for the
723-3582 or "We will be closing the street from the volunteer time to run. We do it for the whole family because there is something top of 6th Avenue this year as were community so come on out and have for everyone from rides and games to
expecting more rides to set up. The kids some fun and support the Chamber and shopping and food. There is so much fun
See Classified Page for coloring contest was a huge success your local business and non-profit for everyone," said Peyton.
monthly meetings with over 200 entries this year enabling vendors," said Hawboldt. (see page 11)
and activities
us to give away 40 wristbands to the
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