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

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events Getting ready for the Medicine Lodge

April 4 to May 6 Rodeo May 13 weekend
The Red Brick Arts
Centre and Museum by Deanna Mitchener and Saturday night will and a few backstage
will be hosting the 3 be SoulMen, a Blues renovations.
annual Spring Print The 36th Annual Brothers tribute with Susan Longmore,
Exhibition presented Medicine Lodge Rodeo Rock and Roll, Rhythm secretary and treasurer
by the Edson is fast approaching and and Blues, Country, for the Medicine Lodge
Photography Club. volunteers have been Rock, Pop and Soul. Rodeo, says, "These
busy getting things
Saturday and Sunday,
Come to the Red ready. the WRA and Local work-bees sure get
things moving and on
Brick, Monday to The rodeo usually Events start at 1 p.m. The t r a c k f o r t h e b i g
Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 always falls on Mother's well known Chinook weekend. But everyday
p.m. 4818 7 Avenue. Day weekend but this Riders will be there, as now there will be
year it is the weekend well as the popular Lawn volunteers out at the
May 3 right after Mother's Day, Mower Races. rodeo grounds preparing
African Drum Circle May 13, 14 and 15. As rodeo fans plan to and ensuring things get
7 p.m. at Vanier The Medicine Lodge attend the fun weekend, done. We are so blessed
School. Facilitated Rodeo has something for there is plenty of work t o h a v e s o m a n y Rhys Marchewka, a young volunteer, helps to
by Louise Raymond everyone, all ages can going on getting things wonderful volunteers paint picnic tables and get things ready for the
come and enjoy a family
of Mailcounda Dance weekend together. ready for the big event. A that have a passion for upcoming Medicine Lodge Rodeo taking place on
this annual event."
few work-bees need to
Company. Adults and On Friday things get be held to get things in Come for a day or all May 13, 14 and 15. photo Deanna Mitchener
children 10 & up. underway with the all- shape like dragging the three days, you can even
Drums provided. No girls events starting at 4 rodeo grounds, cutting load up the camper and driving back and fourth. 1km south of Hwy 16 on
experience necessary. p . m . T h e f e a t u r e firewood for campers, camp there for the Head out on Hwy 16, 40 the Anderson Road (Rge
Register at Edson entertainment on Friday painting picnic tables, weekend to save on km west of Edson and Rd 213).
Community Services.

May 5 Holy Redeemer shines at Drama Festival
Mother's Day Tea at
the Edson Pioneer
Cabin starting at 2 submitted Drama Department took students received a ton
p.m. home three big awards o f c o m p l i m e n t s
For thirteen years, the between their two plays. throughout the weekend
May 6 participants at the Zone 2 “Both of our plays from both students and
Edson Farmers' West Drama Festival r e c e i v e d s t a n d i n g staff members.” The
Market Society look towards Holy ovations,” says Drama festival took place in
invites all Mothers to Redeemer having some Teacher Peter Taylor, Westlock from April 21
of the best shows to hit
come out and enjoy a the stage year in and year referring to the two HRH to 23 and included 19
plays from schools in
plays, The Insanity of
piece of cake at the out. And this year was no Mary Girard and The Barrhead, Mayerthorpe,
Edson Friendship different as the HRH Thread Men. “Our Spruce Grove, Stony
Centre from 10:30 P l a i n , We s t l o c k ,
a.m. – 2 p.m. Remember to drop off your Whitecourt, and Edson.
The Insanity of Mary
May 6 donations for the Girard was the first play
Music Jamboree at to perform at the festival.
the Pioneer Cabin EDSON FOOD BANK “It's exactly what we
starting at 7 p.m. at Independent Foods, Sobeys wanted,” says grade 12
student and director
May 8 or the Edson Food Bank Daniel Handford. “We
Mother's Day Brunch wanted to go first.
at MacKay There's something about
sitting through the
Community Hall from Food Bank located at 4511 5th Ave., Edson weekend and waiting to
9 am to 12 pm. perform. This way we
Pancakes, sausages, done and we could relax
ham, eggs, etc. Bring and watch some great Holy Redeemer students Ethan Tobin (sound editor
Mom or Grandma out theatre.” The production & technician) and Emma Graham (stage manager)
for a great meal and a w a s e n o r m o u s l y stop for a photo with their award for Best Booth
chance to visit. For complex and featured Crew for The Insanity of Mary Girard. The award
s o m e s t a n d o u t
information call performances including comes after the show's amazing performance at the
Karen at 780-795- grade 12 student Tamara Zone Drama Festival in Westlock.
2462. Everett who played the
title character. In the end, many compliments to its best performance for
June 4 it was the technical work two actors Sydney last, no doubt about it.
Red Brick Arts Centre within the show that saw Fogarty and Sam Houle. I'm truly proud of each
and Museum it win Best Booth Crew The production took and every one of them.”
Strawberry Tea and to Stage Manager Emma home two awards for With the Festival now
Garage Sale from 10 Graham and Sound B e s t B a c k s t a g e complete, these three
awards are added to the
a.m.-3 pm. Join us In Honor of Technician Ethan Tobin. Te a m w o r k ( K a t i e grand total of 56 Zone
This marks Graham's
Clarkson, Emma Laurin,
for lunch in Tillie's Nancy Jager’s third Festival award after Alyna Miller and David and Provincial Awards
Tea room and hunt for winning Best Stage Olchowy) and Best Set Holy Redeemer has won
treasures in the 90th Birthday Manager in 2013 and Design to the director since their first festival in
Garage Sale. Her family will be holding 2015, and this is Tobin's Brianne Benson who 2004, including seven
Donations are an Open House second award after designed and built an Best Production awards
gratefully accepted. at the Pioneer Cabin winning Best Backstage elevator for the play. in the past 13 years.
contact the Red Brick 4836 - 7 Ave., Edson, AB Teamwork last year. “This is my last festival,” “This is by far best
record of any school in
The Thread Men
at 780-723-3582 or May 7, 2016 performed on the says Benson who will be the Zone, and we
graduating in June. “To for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday of the Festival finally get an individual couldn't be more proud,”
more information. NO GIFTS PLEASE and gripped audiences award really means that says Taylor. “We are so
with its intense storyline. all the work I put in is lucky to have so much
Like its sister HRH recognized.” She also talent in this program. I
See Classified Page for show, The Thread Men stated that she couldn't can't wait to see what our
monthly meetings Stop by for received a huge standing be more proud of her cast students can do next.”
and activities a visit!! ovation, in addition to and crew. “They saved
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