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THE WEEKLY ANCHOR


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


The Scene The Scene



Upcoming
Upcoming



Events
Events





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 9 Westhaven Corner of Rotary Sunday Rockin' the Park and Aboriginal Day was another huge success this year. photos Deanna Mitchener
th
MacKay Community 12 Avenue and 60th
Annual Family Pig Street.
Roast at 1 p.m. Supper
at 5:30 pm. Lots of July 4 Rotary Sundays kick off with
Heather Robertson
activities for all ages. with Environment
For tickets call Karen and Parks out of
at 780-795-2462. Rockin' the Park and Aboriginal Days
Spruce Grove will be
July 9 & 23 at Willmore Park.
Yoga in Centennial Starting off with a by Deanna Mitchener success. We are very Broda. happens in Centennial to feel welcome and to
Park from 9:30-10:30 discussion about happy with the turnout Edson's director of Park on Canada Day, it's come out and enjoy a
am. responsible recreation June 26 was the kick- and can only hope that Community Services, going to be amazing.” free afternoon.
- what visitors can do off to Rotary Sundays our upcoming Sundays Jim Desautels, said, "It T h e d a y w a s The town will be
July 13-15 to reduce their impact in the Park, the first of w i l l b e j u s t a s was a beautiful hot fabulous, the weather hosting a Canada Day
Edson and District on the environment, the free summer concert enjoyed.” summer day, and we held out for the events, celebration on July 1,
Chamber of Commerce while quadding, series that will be taking “We had roughly 800 really couldn't ask for a and everyone had a so plan on coming to
Summer Festival. hiking, boating, place throughout the p e o p l e s h o w u p better day to kick off hardy appetite. Besides the park for more great
Main Street starting 11 horseback riding and next few months in throughout the day. our Rotary Sundays in the burgers served in a activities.
am daily. other outdoor Centennial Park in The Edson Friendship the Park Series. The bannock bun, there T h e n e x t f r e e
activities. Then Edson. Centre made the fresh music was great, the were free hot dogs, summer concert series
July 17 Heather will engage The first series called bannock that is always b a n n o c k w a s popcorn, water and for Rotary Sundays in
Rotary Sundays in the with aquatic health Rockin' the Park was such a crowd-pleaser. e x c e p t i o n a l a n d juice. The event is free the Park will be held on
Park free concert and participants can c o m b i n e d w i t h Bannock was served in everyone had a terrific to everyone. A donation July 17 from 1 p.m.
series. Rock Camp build a toy OHV Aboriginal Days. place of burger buns. time. It really shows the could be made to the until 7 p.m. with Rock
Alberta. 1-5 pm. bridge building Ali Broda, with the We ran out of bannock level of interest for this Food Bank for those Camp Alberta.
activity. Later learn Town's Recreation and quite quickly and type of family-style all- that choose to donate,
July 24 how aquatic insects Culture, said, "The people were wondering ages event in Edson. I but the event is set for
Rotary Sunday in the can be indicators of event was a great where it went,” said can't wait to see what all families and friends
Park Play in the Park. water quality (which
we want to protect)
July 25-29, August 2- and participants can Yellowhead County brings Family Pond Days to Bear Lake July 13
5, 15-19 catch aquatic insects.
Blast From the Past for Looking for something to do with the and why they are important. Volunteers If you plan on attending this event please
kids 5-10 years old. July 4 family this summer that's close to home? will also be touching on water quality, give us a call and register so we can ensure
1:00 – 4:00 pm. Reading Buddies Yellowhead County's Agricultural invasive species, fish, and giving out free there will be enough food for everyone.
Contact 780-723-3582 Program Little Services and West Central Forage goodies to take home! If you would like more information or to
for more information. Buddies (5-11) Association have once again teamed up This event will be weather dependent, if register please call the Yellowhead
Practice reading and to bring you their 3rd Annual Family rain is forecasted for the entire day the County office in Wildwood at 1-780-325-
July 25-28 play literacy games
Edson Baptist Church with Big Buddies (12- Pond Days event. Come on down to event will be cancelled the day in advance. 3782 or Toll Free at 1-800-814-3935
Bible School takes 18). To register for Bear Lake Campground on Wednesday
place from 6:30-8:30 this free program July 13th for a free barbecue and some
pm at the church 4717 come to the Library. fun and science!
th
9 Avenue for ages 5- Call 780-723-6691 This event will run from 12:00 p.m. to
10. Theme is for details. 4:00 p.m. at the day use area of the
Expedition Norway. To campground. Pond Days at Bear Lake
register call the church July 6 will be a casual event where attendees
780-723-3982. this is a Senior's Day at can come and go at their leisure. There
free event. Recycle Depot 10 am will be several tables set up for families
to come and learn all about how to
to 1 pm.
July 28 protect our lakes and their inhabitants.
Edson Youth July 7 There will be several volunteers coming
Interagency White Summer reading out who will be giving presentations on
Water Rafting Trip, program Thursdays. different aspects of wetland ecosystems.
Jasper. This event is Tons of fun and Some of the topics will include Aquatic
open to anyone 11 to literacy games for Insects where kids can get a firsthand look
15 years old. Register kids 6-12 years. To at real insects that have been collected
register for this free from the lake and learn all about their roles
event come to the in the ecosystem.
Library or call 780- There's also the Wildlife Station where
723-6691 for details. kids can see pelts and furs from different
animals that live in the area. Another
See Classified Page for station will go over Soils and Life
monthly meetings A scene from last year’s Family Pond Days at Bear Lake. This year’s event will
and activities Underground where kids can learn about
all the creepy crawlies that live in our soils take place July 13.
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