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Upcoming Local drama club represents Edson in One Act festival

Events by Ana Manning

The Pandora Players Drama Club debuted their
one act play, “In on it”, on Saturday, April 29 at
May 1-31 the Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum.
The Red Brick Arts The play is written by multiple award winning
Centre and Museum is Canadian playwright, Daniel MacIvor, and it's
looking for donations the Club's entry to this year's Alberta Drama
for their Strawberry Festival Association (ADFA) one act festival.
Tea and Garage Sale. They will be competing against other plays in
Drop off your gently our region for a chance to continue on to
used garage sale items provincials, and have the opportunity to win
at the Red Brick, 4818 awards.
7 Ave weekdays from 9 Cast and crew is a combination of young,
a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Call
780-723-3582 for more talented, and experienced local individuals. They
information. have worked hard and volunteered their time to
Strawberry Tea and make this happen.
Garage Sale is The one hour one act narrative play was
Saturday June 3 at 10 beautifully performed by two actors depicting the
a.m. – 3 p.m. Cast of crew of “In on it”: left to right – actor Mohammed Salem, director story of a dying man, a couple trying to make it
Emily Pole, actor Sam Houle, stage manager Brianne Benson, sound work, and two men trying to make a play.
May 13 designer Warren DeVries, and light designer Emma Grahm. photo Opening night was successful with a full
Come and enjoy our Ana Manning audience in attendance. The play's director Emile
talented local Pole says, “We have worked very hard to make
musicians at St. this happen. It's a great way to represent Edson,
Catherine's Anglican Drama Festival comes to Edson
Church at 1-4 p.m. and hopefully bring some awards home.”
Have a coffee or tea
and snacks. Browse the
silent auction table for
Mother's Day gifts.
Marvel at the artistic
expressions provided
by local artists. This
event supports two
churches, Grace
Lutheran and St.
Catherine's in their will be holding their
missions and budget
and also supports the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Canadian Wildlife
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Federation to celebrate Wednesday, May 17, 2017
our wonderful world. École Pine Grove Middle School hosted the Zone 2 West Junior One Act Red Brick Arts Centre
Red Brick Arts Centre
See you there. Drama Festival on April 27 and 28th. Festival participants enjoyed some
drama games while waiting to watch the performances at the Red Brick.
Volunteers and New Members
May 13 Volunteers and New Members
The Axmen/Axwomen Always Welcome
Always Welcome
Edson Rugby Teams submitted Helen Payette historical look at plays through the
For more information call
are hosting a Charity ages, to name a few. For more information call
(780) 725-3684
Fitness Fundraiser at École Pine Grove Middle School The young people participating were (780) 725-3684
Repsol Place from 830 hosted the Zone 2 West Junior One extremely supportive and appreciative
a.m. until 430 p.m. The Act Drama Festival on April 27 and of the time, effort and commitment
event starts with a 28th. made by their peers in order to create
morning introduction This year, 10 schools entered plays each performance. Many new friends
and a session on loving in the festival representing the were made as students made
our bodies. A variety of communities of Edson, Whitecourt, connections though the shared passion
classes are offered Westlock, Barrhead and Spruce of theatre.
throughout the day, Grove. The festival could not have been so
including moveball, There were just under 200 successful without the help of our
PiYo live, TurboKick participants and students ranged from sponsors and volunteers.
live, Cize live, self- grades six to nine, with a
defence, intervals, few high school student
Taekwando-breaking directors also taking part. EDSON
blocks, circuit fun, and Performances were held
restorative yoga. Bring at the Red Brick Arts
your own blanket, Centre and the wrap up FARMERS’
water, and mat for dance and awards were
yoga sessions. All held at École Pine Grove
proceeds go to the Be Middle School. MARKET
Brave Ranch in Over the course of the
Special Market
Sherwood Park. two days, festival Special Market
Register early to get participants watched a
your choice of session. large variety of
Tickets available performances with Friday, May 12, 2017
online: themes including
https://www.eventbrite. acceptance of differences for Mother’s Day
com/e/fitness- through the eyes of
fundraiser-conference- blades of grass and a
tickets-33264444850. dandelion, an Please join us for a piece of cake!
examination of social
See Classified Page for media addiction, dealing 10:30 am - 2 pm
monthly meetings with the challenges of the
and activities
workplace and a Edson Friendship Centre
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