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October 25
Pot Luck Lunch at the Edson United Church at 12 pm.
October 25
Harvest Dinner from 12:30 – 2 pm at the Park Court Hall. Come celebrate the end of another harvest season and join them for a great meal, quilt raffle and bird feeder raffle. Please call
780-727-4476 or 780-727-2138 for more info. THE ANCHOR, MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015 PAGE 7
October 30 A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
Youth Group/family Halloween Party at the Edson United Church from 3 – 6 pm.

October 30,31, Nov 1
Free Haunted House at the Niton Bottle Depot from 5 – 9 pm. A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on

October 31 The Scene
MacKay Community Hall's Halloween Dance Party from 9 pm – 2 am. For tickets call Karen at 780-795-2462 or Darlene at 780-795-2350.
Upcoming Events
November 7 Upcoming Events The Scene
Beaver Meadow Ag Society is hosting a Ranchers' Saloon and Casino. This is a fun money casino. Dress Western. Supper starts at 7pm with casino to follow. For tickets call Diane at
780-795-2206, Gladys at 780-795-2203 or Pat at 780-795-2545.
rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
November 7 October 12
The Scene
MacKay Hall will be having a fund raiser from 10 am – 3 pm. To rent tables or donate items call Karen at 780-795-2462. The next meeting for
November 13,14,15 the Pinedale Hall will
be a week early.
The Edson Creative Arts Society and the Edson Craft Centre will jointly present recent works by area artists. From 7-9 pm on Nov 13, Nov. 14 from 10 am – 5 pm and Nov. 15 from Meeting starts at 7 pm.
noon until 4 pm at the Edson Library, 4726 – 8 Avenue. Please come out to get
community. You do not
November 14 involved in the
Edson United Church – Annual Dessert Auction – Doors open at 6:30 pm. Food Bank Items will be collected at door. Please call Matt at 780-728-2464, Rev. Kimberly Roy at 780-728- have to be a member to
7455 or the church office at 780-723-3418 for more info or to volunteer. attend.
November 19 – 21 October 15
Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum, 4818 -7 Ave will be hosting their Annual Festival of Trees. November 19, 20 will be from 9 am – 9 pm and November 21, 11 am – 9 pm. Contact Kates Kitchen will be
780-723-3582 or for more information or to make a donation. hosting a free lunch at
St. Catherine's
Anglican Church, 617
Main Street from 11:30
am – 1 pm.

October 16
Potluck Supper and
Family Movie Night at
the Edson United
Church from 6 – 9 pm.

October 16 &17
Murray's Haunted
House from 6:30 – 9
pm. Admission is a
Food Bank Donation.
Hwy 748 North for 1.5
km turn left at Twp Rd
535 for 1 km.
The African Children's Choir entertained the audience at YKCS with their up beat tunes and inspirational songs on October 2.
October 17 Photo Deanna Mitchener
Red Brick Arts Centre
and Museum , 4818 – 7
Avenue will be hosting
their annual Harvest Heartfelt performance by the
Bazaar and Tea from 10
am – 3 pm. If you
would like to book a
table contact or for
more info call 780-723- African Children’s Choir
3582 or
by Deanna Mitchener in 1984. Over 500 Tkachuk were just one of Niagara Falls, and African children said,
October 17 children are provided the many host homes. tonight the children got "We understand that
Evansburg Art Club The African Children's education daily at two "We have three empty to see snow for their first many of you would like
AGM will be held at Choir was singing, primary schools located bedrooms in our home time. We have really to take us into your home
noon at the Wildwood dancing, and playing in Kampala and Luwero. and it was very nice and been blessed with the
Seniors. Join to wonderful host families and adopt us …that is
exercise your drums to the delight of These communities are exciting having them great. But we want to go
creativity! Call Janat guests who attended the some of Uganda's most here. Just having them that have taken us in and back home to our
780-727-4340 for more e v e n t h o s t e d b y desperate, where school here in our home looked after us during country and help make a
info. Yellowhead Koinonia programs serve as a brightened our day. I our stay," said Aunt difference there."
Christian School. lifeline to the most needy made a big hot breakfast Laura. To learn more go to
October 17 The gymnasium was and vulnerable. The and packed a lunch for Towards the end of the info@africanchildrensc
Active for Life packed with standing children in the choir have them to take. The visit concert two of the
Women's Conference, room only. The choir's been selected from was short as the children
at Holy Redeemer music instructor, Aunty communities across were tired but we
Catholic High School. Special, said, "Back Uganda. First they spend enjoyed having guests
home in Africa the kids approximately five from Africa in our
October 22 & 23 are surrounded by m o n t h s l e a r n i n g home," said Millie.
Cow Bus at Galloway
Station Museum, poverty and each one of English, catching up on Aunt Laura, with the
October 22 from 9 am the children here tonight schooling, and preparing choir, said, "There are
to 3 pm and October 23 has lost one or both of for the tour. Each tour many more children
from 10 am to 3 pm at their parents. They have can take between nine back home that we could
the Edson Public traveled halfway around and 12 months of not squeeze onto the bus,
Library. the world with the choir traveling." around 8,000. So we are
to be here tonight." The children have helping them through the
October 22 " J us t like thes e such enthusiasm for life funds we are raising.
Fall Supper at the children here, I was in a and each one has a dream They will be given
Brightwood Ranch children's choir. Before I of becoming a doctor, sponsorships to help
from 5 - 7 pm, south on was chosen for the choir n u r s e , t e a c h e r , with their school fees. In
Rge Rd 73 east of
Entwistle. For more I had lost my dad, and my v e t e r i n a r i a n , the past 30 years over
info contact the ranch mother was taking care agriculturist, a police 1,000 children have
at 780-727-3840 of seven of my cousins in man, a pilot, and more. passed through the choir
a small two room house. Their enthusiasm and gaining an education so
October 24 It was through the bright smiles warmed they are able to go back
Fall Harvest Supper & support of the choir that I the hearts of the to their communities and
Dance with live music was able to help my audience. make a difference."
by Crossfire will be family out, and attend S t u d e n t s f r o m "The children do
held at the Pinedale university. I now travel different schools were schooling Monday
Hall. Doors open at 6 with the choir helping to welcomed to come and through Friday usually
pm. For tickets call
Trudy at 780-723-1463 w a t c h o v e r t h e s e sing a few songs with the in a church that we stay
or stop by to see Leona beautiful children," said choir. at. The students do three
at In Your Drawers. Aunty Special. Edson families were o r f o u r s u b j e c t s
Uncle Eddy, with the called upon to help billet depending on their age,”
choir, said, "The African t h e c h i l d r e n a n d said Aunt Laura.
See Classified Page for Children's Choir began chaperones from the “During this trip the
monthly meetings 30 years ago in Uganda choir. Walter and Millie children got to see
and activities
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