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

The Scene

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

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

The Scene to request garbage bags, gloves and a specific location to clean. Until May 20
May 19 – 26
Edson Arts Alive – Youth Festival. Visual Art is
Pitch –In- Week at various locations around town. Schools and other organizations around town pitch in and help clean up our town. Contact 780-
on display in the Gallery at the Red Brick Arts
723-4403 or email
4:30 pm.
May 20 Centre and Museum, 4818 – 7 Ave from 9am –
Recruiting Effective Board Members from 1:00 – 2:30 pm at the Edson Adult Learning centre. Cost is $15. Participants will identify strategies to
recruit, orient, train and evaluate board members. Discussion about the benefits of building a strong board will be complemented with some May 8 -10
practical tools that boards can use. For more info call (780)-723-6247 Medicine Lodge Rodeo – 40km West of Edson,
1km South of HWY16 on the Anderson Road
May 21 (Range Road 213) For more info call 780-723-
Breast Cancer Support Group meeting at 7pm at the Edson Health Unit. 6848

May 22 May 9
Free Drop in Slo Pitch at Griffiths Park,56street and 5 Ave from 2:30 – 3:30pm. Come and play ball with members of the Youth Interagency and Early Childhood Matters presents: The “Ooey
the RCMP. Bring your mitt. For more info call 780-723-4403 or email Gooey Lady”. Fun hands on learning for parents
and anyone working with small children, 9am -
May 23 12pm or 1:30pm – 4:30pm at the Edson & District
Scott Wood and his Band at the Beaver Meadow Hall, 55518 RR 123 – 22 kms north of Niton Junction at 5pm. Contact 1-855-726-8896 or email Recreation Complex. Tickets can be purchased at for more info. Galloway Station Museum, Thymes Two, Jensen's
Lifestlye Clothing. Vocal Variations performed their 8th Annual Spring Concert at the Christian Reformed Church on
May 24 Sunday evening, May 3. Sonia Waldie was the guest director for the song selection “Gentle Voice”
Explore Wilmore Park from 3pm – 4:30 pm. To register call 780-723-4403 or email May 9 during Vocal Variation's spring concert. Phot o by Adrienne Tait
Free Mother's Day Kid Fest at the Edson &
District Rec Complex from 10am – 4pm. Early
May 24 Childhood Indoor Trade Show, 50+ vendors.
Beaver Meadow Ag Society presents Canadian Fiddle champion Scott Woods and his band starting at 3pm. Great family entertainment. Tickets are Vocal Variations eighth
adults $25 children 6 -12 are $10. For tickets call Diane at 780-795-2206 or Gladys at780-795-2203. For more info call 780-712-0049 May10
Mothers Day Brunch at the MacKay Hall from
June 5 9am – 12pm. Adults $10, ages 6-12 are $5 and 5
Free public swim sponsored by YIA at Talisman Place from 2:30-6pm. Contact Krysta at 780-723-4403 or email and under are free. For more info call Karen at annual spring concert
June 6
Ride – A – Thon at Brightwood Ranch near Entwistle. Ride your horse or ours. Help send underprivileged kids to camp. To donate or for info on May 11 by Adrienne Tait two performances each covering the popular Gerry Miller. The
riding contact the ranch at 780-727-3840. Kate's Kitchen will he having their free lunch at year, once in the spring Meghan Trainer hit “All siblings performed two
St. Catherines's Anglican Church, 617 main street Vocal Variations eighth and again late in About That Bass” s e l e c t i o n s w h i c h
June 6 from 11:30 – 1pm. All Welcome annual spring concert December. The choral complete with slight included “Me and
Strawberry Tea and Garage Sale from 10am – 3pm at the Red Brick Arts Centre, join them for beef on a bun, hotdogs, strawberry shortcake. took place on Sunday, group worked for three wording modifications, Bobby McGee” as well
Donations to the garage sale can be dropped off at the Red Brick at 4818 – 7ave weekdays between 9am -4:3- pm. For more info call 780-723-3582. May 12 May 3 at the Christian to four months to prepare “Hallelujah” which as “Everybody Should
Vegetable Gardening for Beginners will take place Reformed Church. for the spring event. Daniel joked was also Have Lived in the 50s.”
June 6 ,7,20,21 at the Edson and District Community Learning The 17 song selections Over the past year or so known as “that song T h e s t r o n g e s t
Sangudo Speedway. Start time Saturday at 1pm, Sunday at 11 am. Trucks, micro & 600 sprints, street, super & mini stocks. Centre from 8pm-9:30pm. Cost is free. Contact covered a wide range of the group has lost some from Shrek,” and “Mary performance of the the Centre at (780)723-6247 for more info. genres from traditional of its members, and Ellen” which is a spring concert was the
hymns to pop favorites others have lost people traditional sea chanty. second to last when the
June 7 May 13 and country classics. close to them which Vocalist and pianist group sang “You Raise
Explore Wilmore Park from 3-4:30 pm. Have you ever explored the beautiful Wilmore Park that is just outside of town? We would like to guide you Creating Abundance through Permaculture from The overarching theme d i r e c t o r C r y s t a l Holly Sieben performed Me Up,” a song made
and open up your eyes to this gem. Cost is free. To register call (780)-723-4403 or email 7pm – 9pm at the Edson Provincial Building rm for the evening was Handford told the t w o s o l o s o n g s popular by Josh Groban.
#110. Call 780-723-6247 to register and for more songs that provide audience was part of the including her original The group is currently
June 13 information call 780-723-1603. comfort. inspiration for the songs composition “Only looking for anyone who
Eddie's Big Run starting at Talisman Place (1021 – 49 street). Register on line at or or in person at the Special guest and solo selections. Heaven Knows.” loves to sing, play piano,
Town of Edson office. For more info call 780-723-4403 or May 14 selections rounded out Handford's sons Ethan, Visiting Edson and o r c o n d u c t , a n d
Naturescaping from 9am – 10pm at the Edson the evening. Daniel, and Logan also performing with his welcomes newcomers.
July 18 & 19 Provincial Building Rm #110. To register and for Vocal Variations hosts performed at the event sister Gail St. Pierre was
Sangudo Speedway. Start time Saturday at 1pm, Sunday at 11 am. Trucks, micro & 600 sprints, street, super & mini stocks. more details call 780-723-6247.

Leaman Exchange: Leaman Exchange is an artists Local piano students attend special performances
July 20-24, July 27-31, August 10-14 co-op that consists of members of the Sharman
Looking for something for your child to do this summer? Register for the Red Brick Arts Centre Blast from the Past program. The program is for Family who create handmade items inspired by
ages 5-10. Three sessions will be held, July 20-24, July 27-31 and August 10-14, sessions run from 1 pm – 4 pm Monday – Friday. For more their heritage and nature. The Exchange will be a by Isabella Sellar Voll role of another character in the story and alerting kids
information please contact (780)-723-3582 or stop into the Red Brick Arts Centre today between 9 am – 4:30 pm. show and sale of furniture, jewellery, decor and to their reappearance in the tale.
artwork created by various members of the Students of Sheryl Dubois' Piano Studio Dubois has been taking children on this special
August 1,2,15,16 Sharman family. participated in a field trip on May 1 to Edmonton to ESO field trip for approximately ten years. She does
Sangudo Speedway. Start time Saturday at 1pm, Sunday at 11 am. Trucks, micro & 600 sprints, street, super & mini stocks. watch the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (ESO). this she says because, “It is important to expose
students to orchestral music. In Edson we don't have
The performance was a special matinee of Peter May 16
Public Vendors Market at the Best Western High and The Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev, under the many opportunities to hear live music of this kind. I
Road Inn from 10am – 4pm. direction of current artist in residence and think it is good for the students to see and hear other
community ambassador, Lucas Waldin. instruments so that they can maybe be inspired to
Fifty-seven students, parents, adult pupils, and learn to play other instruments and be a part of
May 16 & 17 guests listened as the story of Peter and the Wolf ensemble music making of some kind.”
Sangudo Speedway. Start time Saturday at 1pm, came to life at the special afternoon performance at As a part of her 'Music for Young Children'
Sunday at 11 am. Trucks, micro & 600 sprints, the Windspear Centre. program, each year Dubois teaches the children
street, super & mini stocks. The Edson group was treated to special seating at about music composition, and encourages each child the performance directly behind orchestra allowing a through the process of writing their own musical
close up view of all the instruments and goings-on of composition.
May 17 the stage. Field Trip participants were able to see another
Non-Denominational Gospel Services well be The story was narrated by William Dimmer who young composer, Jacob Ridgeway of Edmonton
held at 2:30pm at the Ravine Community Hall tied the story to the music as it was being played. (winner of the 2013-1014 ESO's Young Composers
(8.5km & 6.5km west of Wildwood) All Welcome Each character was brought to life by the musical Project) have his musical composition 'Overture'
for more info call 780-735-2706 signals of their designated instrument. performed at the concert.
The string instruments offered the soundtrack for Dubois said, “It is wonderful for them to be able to
May 19 Peter as he went out into the forest hunting the hear a composition of that caliber and know that
River of Life – Christian musical group dreaded wolf. The growling ominous tune of the someone young and semi-local created it, and that all
performing at Sacred Heart Parish at 7 pm. French horn signaled the approach of the fearsome composers aren't long dead and from far away.”
wolf. To finish the show Waldin asked children one final
The flute played the role of the flighty bird, the question, “Do you want to build a snowman?” This
oboe offered the quacking voice of the duck, the lead directly into the final number performed by the
See Classified Page for bassoon shared a tune to welcome Peter's grandfather ESO, a sing-along medley of songs from the Disney
monthly meetings and activities into the tale, and so on - each instrument taking on the musical 'Frozen' a he turned to sing with the children.
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