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

The Scene

Upcoming Donations needed for Annual Festival of Trees

Events by Deanna Mitchener 1:30 p.m." said Stitzenberger. still looking for a few volunteers to join
All proceeds from the event go back
The Edson Cultural Heritage
November 17 - 19 Organization is excited for their 12th into the Red Brick. "Every year
it is new and exciting as we
The Edson Creative annual Festival of Trees that is never know what we are going
Arts Society and the happening at the Red Brick on
Edson Craft Centre November 16, 17th and 18th. to get, and some of the bidding
will jointly present wars are fabulous," said Betty.
recent works by area Doors are open from 9 a.m. until 9 For those that have never
artists. The 2017 p.m. on both the 16th and 17th, then been to the Festival of Trees you
Palette and Pottery from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. on November really should try to go and check
exhibition and sale 18, along with a special reception from it out. Donations are up for bids
opens Friday, 17 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the 18th with on a silent auction, with the item
from 7-9pm. complimentary refreshments provided going to the highest bidder at the
(Opening Night by Repsol.
punch/hors d'oeuvres Betty Stitzenberger with the Edson end of the last night. If you are
reception) Saturday Cultural Heritage Organization said, interested in an item you'll want
18 , from 10am – to keep a close eye on it so no
5pm and Sunday 19 , "Last year we had around 220 different one out bids you.
from noon – 4pm at items for the annual Festival of Trees. Proceeds go back into the Red
the Edson Library As of November 7 we are only at 60 Brick to help their efforts to
Building (4726 – 8 articles, but most items usually trickle keep Edson's cultural and
Ave Edson, AB). in the last couple of days." heritage vibrant and alive.
"Every day were are serving soup If you have anything you
November 18 and sandwiches along with dessert and would like to donate for the
Join refreshments; each day is a couple of annual Festival of Trees, you
FCSS/ParentLink different soups. On the Thursday Tim
Centre out at Riderz can drop items off at the Red
to have a BBQ a tour Horton's is supplying the soup, on Brick office up until 4 p.m. on
and test drive some of Friday we are having Italian Wedding November 15.
the equipment. For and Hamburger soup, Saturday will be If you would like to become a
Dad's (Grandpa's, Borsch and Potato soup and every day it member of the Edson Cultural
Uncle's, Etc.) and will be Ruben sandwiches and assorted Heritage Organization, they are
children ONLY! NO buns being served from 11:30 a.m. till
It will start at 11am
and go until 1pm. Edson High's Class of 1967 gather for Reunion

November 18
Green Grove Seniors by Lara Felsing
are having a fund
raising garage sale The Edson High
and bazaar at the Graduation Class of
MacKay Hall from 1967 gathered in Edson
10am-3pm. To rent a recently for their 50th
table or to donate year reunion. With over
items to the seniors 6 0 p e o p l e i n The Parkland Lodge Auxiliary again had the pleasure of judging the costumes that seniors were decked out in for
call Karen at 780- attendance, graduates Halloween. It was hard for them to pick just three as they were all so good. The prize was a $25 gift card. Thanks went
795-2462. If you have came from all over for all the hard work done by the lodge. There was music and lots of goodies too. A lot of kids also showed up for their
items you would like candy which the seniors enjoyed giving out. submitted
them to pick up, Canada and the United
please call them. You States; including Mr.
can also make Robert Berendt who
arrangements to drop taught grade 12A and
items off at the hall. A C h e m i s t r y a n d
lunch of soup and a Physics.
bun, or hamburgers, Following a evening
etc. will also be r e c e p t i o n a t t h e
available for purchase
and they will be Galloway Station
making their famous, Museum, they began
fresh, homemade the next afternoon with
doughnuts. picnic and games at the
Pioneer Cabin. Medals
November 25 were handed out to the
There will be a 3D winners of Bocce Ball,
Pen Totem Pole Horse Shoes, Ladder
Project at 10am-2pm Ball and an exciting
at Galloway Station game of identifying The Edson High Class of 1967 gives their old desks another try in the Red Brick school room
Museum with Maddy international flags. during their 50th year class reunion.
from the Leaman
Exchange. This is a During the games, past-graduate Ron homemade dinner The weekend came to r e u n i o n , A h l f
free event for ages tours of the Red Brick Volstad had the chance followed by live a close with a family expressed his delight at
10-17 and lunch will School were conducted to have a look at the musical entertainment farewell breakfast at having the chance to
be provided. Register by Doug Ahlf, who
online at explained the history of high school mural he who treated the past- the Best Western High meet up again with old or in the school to tour-goers had painted while just a grads to the music of Road Inn and a slide friends and classmates.
person at Repsol and helped snap photos teenager. likes of Buddy Holly, show of 50 reunion Over the years, this
Place, limited space of the past grads in The Pioneer Cabin Glen Campbell, Tom weekend's events. tight-knit group have
available. front of the old Fiat Lux was once again the Jones and Johnny Cash While speaking with kept in touch and have
See Classified Page for s i g n . A n d n o w l o c a t i o n f o r a n until the wee hours of Doug Ahlf about the had many, many
monthly meetings professional artist and o u t s t a n d i n g the morning. recent class of 1967 reunions. And here's to
and activities many more.
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