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THE ANCHOR, MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2015 PAGE 7 A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on

The Scene

Upcoming Events 395 people
Upcoming Events

A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on June 13 register for

Eddie's Big Run starting at
The Scene Talisman Place (1021 – 49 street). Step It Up
Register on line at
or or in
person at the Town of Edson
office. For more info call 780-723- Challenge
4403 or

June 13 by Adrienne Tait
Edson Eats at 1pm at the Edson
United Church The 8 annual Step It Up Challenge
saw four more teams and a total of 395 Rotary Sundays in the Park begin June 21
June 13 people registered in 2015 than last year.
Raise the Roof Fundraiser at the The challenge started May 4 and ran
until June 1.
Edson Legion. Live entertainment, The goal was to encourage people to by Deanna Mitchener homemade bannock for the burgers provided by the
silent auction and refreshments. be more active. Town of Edson Rotary Sundays in the Park will be starting up again Historical Society, Friendship Centre, and the Marlboro
Elders. There will also be plenty of activities for all ages.
Tickets available at the Church recreation coordinator Krysta Hawboldt on June 21. The events are a joint venture between the The Friendship Centre will have a talking stick table, a
office. said, “It has been amazing seeing so Town of Edson, the Edson Rotary Club, Edson's arts medicine pouch table, and Fun on Fridays will be doing
many people out walking in our community, local service groups and businesses. a craft table too,” said Dechambeau.
June 14 community throughout the day. With "The events are hosted each month until early “The museum will have a couple of craft tables and
Sunday School wind up and the exciting new technology of more September. They provide a family atmosphere where they will be setting up a Teepee. Inside the Teepee there
advanced pedometers like fitbits it
church picnic. Everyone is invited makes it easier to track your steps and everyone is welcomed to come and join in for an will be two face painters focusing on the Aboriginal
to attend at the Edson United challenge your friends daily to keep afternoon of free entertainment, activities, and food," theme. The Marlboro Elders will be setting up a wall tent
Church starting at 10:30 am up.” Tyce Roth (8) got to enjoy his birthday with family and friends at Kinsman said Ann Dechambeau. and hosting a story time. It should be a great Sunday in
The four week challenge had teams of Park on May 31. photo Deanna Mitchener "We are combining the first Rotary Sunday with the Park with lots to do and see. A wonderful way to
June 14 three or more people track their steps Aboriginal Days on June 21. Mackenzie brown has start off our season for Rotary Sundays," said Ann.
Park Court Hall – Farmer's Day and compete against each other for the agreed to emcee the first event for us, which is Events in the park are free however donations for the
Supper from 5 -7 pm. Support most steps taken which was averaged wonderful. The entertainment for the event will consist food bank are welcomed at each event. The Edson
over the four weeks.
your local farming community and Total steps for each week were of rock bands plus the Edson Friendship Centre has Seniors Transportation Society bus is available to
lined up Matricia and Mackenzie Brown to perform.
join us for a great meal and quilt required to be reported by the Jacob Mitchell will also be doing some entertainment anyone within town limits to and from the park during
raffle. Please call 780-727-4476 or individual teams by noon on each for the event. Jacob is an awesome fiddler at the young the event. To arrange your ride just call 780-723-1122.
Events run from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. so grab a chair or
780-727-2138 for more Tuesday during the challenge. age of just 12 years old. We hope to get the community blanket and the kids then head over to Centennial Park
information. First place with 158,251 steps was to participate in a Round Dance at the end of the day," located at 5529 3 Ave. Just look for the large airplane
“Poplar Place.” The race for second,
third, and fourth place was a tight one. said Ann. and people having fun in the park, and you won't miss it.
June 18 Second place went to “The B Pluses” There will be a free BBQ for the community with
Chautauqua Edson Arts Council who had a total of 111,677 steps. The
extends an open invitation to the “Red Hot Chili Steppers” came in a
AGM at 7 pm at the Red Brick . close third with 111,426 steps and fourth place went to the “Mom's
Stepping Up” team which was just
June 21 slightly behind at 111,226.
“The top team throughout the
Fathers Day BBQ at the MacKay challenge was Poplar Place, this team
Community Hall at 12pm. $10. Per of three really worked hard to stay
person, 6-12 years old $5, 5 and number one. Other teams that made it
under free. For more info call into the top four throughout the four
Karen 780-795-2462 week challenge were Gomuwka, The B
June 18, 19, 20,21 Pluses, Mom's Stepping Up, Red Hot
Sangudo Speedway. Start time Chili Steppers, The Saints, and WSP,”
said Hawboldt.
Saturday at 1pm, Sunday at 11 am. Several of the teams had participants
Trucks, micro & 600 sprints, reaching well over the 10,000 steps per Roy Stuckey, Tina Kruse Taylor, Jenn Henkel, and Paige Shad with Mrs. Taylor and
street, super & mini stocks. day mark. “Getting 10,000 steps in a Mrs. Legge recently. The students participate to the best of their ability everyday in day is considered being an “active” the Life Skills program at Pine Grove Middle School. The program gives special
person and based on our results we needs students an opportunity to be integrated into the school. It gives them special
July 20-24, July 27-31, August have a VERY active community!” said programming for daily life skills in areas they could use the extra help such as
10-14 The challenge wrapped up with a cooking, personal care, community care, community awareness, and community
safety. Pine Grove is very proud of all their students and how hard they have been
Looking for something for your BBQ for the participants at Talisman striving towards achieving their goals.
child to do this summer? Register Place.
for the Red Brick Arts Centre
Blast from the Past program. The
program is for ages 5-10. Three Another successful year for Arts Alive Edson Festival
sessions will be held, July 20-24, The second Arts Alive Edson Festival Schutz, Lea Chomiak, Ryan Schaeffer,
July 27-31 and August 10-14, wrapped up with a short awards and Rachel Franson received individual thoughtful feedback to the young artists,
highlighting the successes of their work
sessions run from 1 pm – 4 pm ceremony at the Galloway Station Visual Art awards. In the same category, and suggesting areas for improvement.
Monday – Friday. For more Museum on May 20. 21 individual and 5 group awards were presented to Grades Special thanks to Julian Buchwald and
information please contact (780)- groups received one-of-a-kind 5H and 6K from Vanier Community Rory MacDonald who donated their time
723-3582 or stop into the Red steampunk-inspired medals and plaques Catholic School and two senior high art and expertise to the festival.
Brick Arts Centre today between 9 created by Matricia Brown. These classes from Holy Redeemer. The Edson Public Library hosted Write
am – 4:30 pm. awards were presented based on Carissa Simmons and Ruby Nazaruk Night, a celebration of Creative Writing.
recommendations from festival received Photography awards. In the The Red Brick set up and displayed
August 1,2,15,16 adjudicators. Voice category, Paron Germann received Visual Art in the gallery and hosted Voice
Sangudo Speedway. Start time Creative Writing awards were received an individual award and 2/3 & 4/5 Vanier in the Hatlen Theatre. The Galloway
Saturday at 1pm, Sunday at 11 am. by Hayley Pardy, Tanner Eek, Ryder Voices received a group award. Station Museum organized the
Trucks, micro & 600 sprints, Pellerin, Hunter Bowman, Sterling During the 2015 festival, over 300 Photography display. The support of the
street, super & mini stocks. Jones, Morgan Steffler, Evleen Jumaga, Edson and area youth shared their talents staff at the library and museums was Raina Pasion, Jakin Charbonneau, and through performances and displays. All essential to the success of the festival.
Shaelynn Dozorec. participants received a button, a Local youth are encouraged to watch
Makena Hollinger, Abby Kennedy, certificate, and written adjudication. for information
See Classified Page for Rebecca Dearden, Kolby Ford, Halle Julian Buchwald, Natasha Deen, Rory about next year's festival which will take
monthly meetings and activities
MacDonald, and Janet Smith provided place April & May 2016.
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