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“Summer Speaks” at the Edson United Church. Pregnancy Care Program will be sharing their story starting at 10:30 am.

August 9
Upcoming Events
Rotary Sundays in the Park at Centennial Park from 12-5pm. Upcoming Events
September 6 Canada Day celebrated with large
A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on July 5 crowds and plenty of entertainment
“Summer Speaks” at the Edson United Church. Brian Care Centre will be sharing their story starting 10:30 am.
Rotary Sundays in the
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Park from 1 – 5pm
July 11
Free Yoga in the Park
at Centennial Park
from 9:30 -10:30 am. Canada Day was a big hit with a large crowd
and plenty of entertainment at celebration.
July 11 & 12 "It is a day for every Canadian to gather
Best In The West 4X4 together with their family, friends, and
Shoot Out at Soks Pit neighbors to celebrate our beautiful country
(2 km south on and everything we have to offer," said Krysta
Wilmore Park road).
Racing starts at 10am. Hawboldt, community coordinator.
For more info contact Canada Day started off with a breakfast at
Trevour Varner at 1 – the Legion. Then many headed to Centennial
403-437-1341. Park to take in the free festival where they
found plenty of entertainment for kids and
July 12 adults.
Rotary Sundays in the The day was packed with fun including face
Park at Centennial
park from 12 – 5pm. painting, stilt walkers, bouncy house, and
Captain Red doing his twisting of balloons.
July 14 – 17 There were workshops for circus activities
Free Vacation Bible from Firefly, and so many great flavors to
School at the Grace tantalize your taste buds with the Taste of
Lutheran Church, Edson at Galloway Station Museum. The
4407 – 7 Ave from Edson Daycare Society also joined in with Safire, a world renowned entertainer, wows Stilt walkers mingle with the crowds at
9am – noon for ages 3 the audience with her fire routine. Canada Day in Edson.
to grade 6(complete). their own Children's Carnival just across the
Call 780-723-4366 to street.
register, please leave Jim Eglinski Member of Parliament for
the names of the Yellowhead, welcomed everyone at Centennial
children, ages and Park for Canada Day. He had a busy morning
phone number where as he was also in both Hinton and Jasper.
you can be reached.
" It is great to see people come out and
July 20-24, July 27- celebrate. On behalf of Prime Minster Steven
31, August 10-14 Harper, and the Canadian government
Looking for welcome to Canada Day. It is a great day to
something for your spend together with those you care about," said
child to do this Eglinski.
summer? Register for Mayor Greg Pasychny said, "It is always a
the Red Brick Arts
Centre Blast from the great pleasure of mine to stand up here and
Past program. The wish everyone a Happy Canada Day. We have
program is for ages 5- an amazing community, in the best province,
10. Three sessions will and definitely the best country in the world, so
be held, July 20-24, be proud to be Canadian."
July 27-31 and August Impressive performances highlighted the Spandy Andy entertained kids with his zany moves. Spandy has preformed
10-14, sessions run worldwide including the TV series ‘So you think you can dance’.
from 1 pm – 4 pm stage including Edson Pipes and Drums,
Monday – Friday. For Warrior Woman, SaFire Dance, David Aiken,
more information the Checkerboard Guy, Spandy Andy, The
please contact (780)- Wardens, and the Scenic Route to Alaska.
723-3582 or stop into Spectators were kept entertained until the final
the Red Brick Arts moment when everyone heard the big bangs of
Centre today between
9 am – 4:30 pm. fireworks lighting up the sky.
"Each year Black Dragon Fireworks looks
July 23 after setting off Edson's fireworks display. The
The Great Plains cost of having them this year was $22,000.
Music Show featuring Each year we receive a Canadian Heritage
Darrel & Saskia in grant from the federal government that is used
concert – tickets are towards the cost of the fireworks. The Town of
$12.00 in advance and
$15.00 at the door, Edson hosts the entire event, but people do
tickets can be picked contribute to its success, like the Royal
up in the Pioneer Canadian Legion with their Pancake Breakfast,
Cabin's office during the Galloway Station Museum hosting the
the week. Taste of Edson, and the Boys and Girls Club
sending volunteers to assist throughout the
July 25 day," said Hawboldt.
Pioneer Cabin's Crib Edson Pipe and Drums took the stage at Centennial Park during the Canada Day
Tournament starting at celebrations in Edson. Photos Deanna Mitchener
1pm at the Cabin. Edson's future festivity plans to include new kids inflatables
July 27-30 by Deanna Mitchener
Free Vacation Bible that someone else booked it," said Hawboldt.
School at the Edson "Velvet Energy has expressed some interest in sponsoring it, so we
Baptist Church (4717- Krysta Hawboldt coordinator for the Canada Day Festivities was hope they do, and if anyone else would like to help. Between the
9 Ave) for ages 5 to a little disappointed to find out she could not bring back the two activity centers they would cost around $15,000. We hope to get
10, from 6:30pm – Extreme Bungie for this years event. "They booked it out to lots of use out of both. Once the ice is out of the skating arenas we
8:30pm. Theme: another event, it's so hard to get vendors from the city that find it will be able to rent them out for special occasions such as birthday
Thailand Trek. To worth their while to drive out to surrounding communities. Next
register call the church parties," said Krysta.
at 780-723-3982. year we will be purchasing at 50 foot inflatable obstacle course, If you would like to help sponsor bringing in some of our own
and inflatable game centre. We hope to get some corporate equipment for these sorts of activities please contact Krysta
See Classified Page for sponsorship to help pay for them. It would be nice not having to Hawboldt, recreation coordinator for the Town of Edson, or call
monthly meetings depend on others to provide activities for our community. This 780-723-4403.
and activities
way we would be able to use them at all our events, and not worry
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