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Nov 12
The Scene
Wildwood & District Agricultural Society will be holding a special meeting for By-Law Review at 7pm at the Wildwood Recreation Complex. All Members please attend,
new members welcome. Call Carol at 780-325-2119 for more info.
HIV West Yellowhead will be hosting a HIV and Addictions session from 12pm – 1:30pm at the Red Brick Arts Centre. For further information or to register please call 1-
Nov 14,15 &16
The Edson Creative Arts Society & the Edson Craft Centre will jointly present recent works by area artists. The 2014 Palette & Pottery Exhibition & sale opens Friday from
7-9 (punch/hors d'oeuvres reception), Saturday from 10am -5 pm & Sunday from 10 am- 4pm at the Edson Library, 4726 – 8 Ave. A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
Long Term Care Christmas Bazaar in the basement of the Catholic Church from 11am-3pm. Proceeds go to the Recreation Programming and transportation costs for Long
Term Residents. A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
Nov 22
Green Grove Seniors will be holding a Garage Sale & Bazaar at the MacKay Hall from 10 am – 4 pm. $10.00 a table. For table rentals or donations call Karen at 780-795- The Scene
2462 or Jackie at 780-795-2418. All newly donated items. Lunch available plus their famous donuts.
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events World renowned photographer

Starting Oct 18-Dec 14 set to visit Edson in November
Habitat for Humanity is recruiting volunteers to submitted by Giles Merriott all artists. Many principles of visual
help in Honduras for one or two weeks, starting design transcend the specific media
Freeman Patterson is a Canadian type and relate more to how we see
October 18 to December 14, 2014. Call Karen at
nature photographer and writer. He is and interact with the world and create
780-723-5675 for more information. an internationally recognized our art. This should prove to be a
photographer, earning a lengthy list of very special opportunity to learn from
Oct 28 awards and accolades, including the one of Canada's great artists.
Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar testing at the Order of Canada. His workshops are not focused on
Pioneer Cabin at 10 am. His photos and thoughts are equipment, gear, or the controls and
published in more than a dozen books. technical details of taking/making
He maintains a rigorous teaching pictures.
Oct 31 schedule and his photographs are
Freeman's 'Visual Design for the
Halloween Tea at the Pioneer Cabin starting at displayed in venues all around the Visual Artist' is a day-long lecture
2pm. world. during which he shares many of his
Now in his mid 70s, he continues his images and discusses the principles of
Nov 1 breakneck pace of traveling, teaching, composition and what makes our
Beaver Meadow Ag Society is hosting a Ranchers' and photographing. work pleasing to the viewer. He is
Saloon & Casino . This is a Fun Money Casino. Freeman Patterson extremely fluent in what he refers to
Door prizes of $1000, $5000 and 2 CFR Rodeo As a photographer for over 30 years as 'the language of visual design'. He
now, I have had the pleasure of goes into great detail with many
finals tickets. Dress western. Supper is at 7pm with traditional concepts such as shape,
meeting many different photographers
the Casino to follow. Tickets are $30 per person. texture, tonal and colour contrast
and artists, but none have touched me
For more info call Diane 780-795-2206, Gladys at more than Freeman. while encouraging artists to develop a keen awareness
780-795-2203 or Pat at 780-795-2545. I've been fortunate enough to work alongside him on of their subject matter and a personal direction.
a couple of occasions, most recently spending time on The workshop takes place on Saturday, November 8
Nov 1 to 8 a wilderness camping experience in South Africa. at the Red Brick Brick Arts Centre and Museum.
The Art of Zhen Shan Ren International Exhibition Freeman has been, and continues to be, the single We're in for a treat!
will be held at the Galloway Station Museum from greatest positive influence in my growth as a Unique Opportunity
photographer and has provided me with immeasurable Artists from all over Alberta have secured their spots
10am-5pm weekdays and from 10am-4pm inspiration. to attend the workshop.
Saturdays. For more info call 780-314-9141 or He has added a level of enjoyment and wonder to the We feel very excited and honoured at being able to
email entire artistic process, from how I approach a project to bring Freeman to Edson. For anyone who is involved
how I perceive my surroundings. with the arts, this is truly a unique and special
Nov 8 The Workshop opportunity to learn and meet one of the masters.
Sacred Heart C.W.L Bazaar from 11am-3pm. Tea Freeman Patter has accepted the Edson Photography Tickets are available for purchase through the Edson
Tickets $5. There will be a silent auction, bake sale Club's invitation to come to Edson and share a lifetime Photography Club's website at
items, canning, clothing, jewelry, spices and many worth of experience during a day-long workshop. Visit our website for
more items. The material covered by Freeman will be valuable to more information.

Nov 8 Story time with author Chance Hanson
A Silent Auction & Dance at the Royal Canadian
Legion in Edson. All proceeds will go towards new It's more story based,”
Palliative Care Beds for our new facility. The silent by Adrienne Tait said Chance.
Auction starts at 8pm, dance to Old Hippies at 8:30. Children at the Edson T h e b o o k s a r e
Advanced tickets only. $20. per person, tickets and District Public illustrated by Pascha
available at Thymes Two, Jensen's Men Wear, Hansen.
Edson HealthCare Centre. Door prizes & 50/50 Library's Story Time The Hansens, who hail
tickets. For more info contact Marilyn or Barb at were treated to a reading from Cherhill, travel
780-723-3331. by author Chance
Hansen on October 20 throughout Alberta and
and 21. Saskatchewan reading to
See Classified Page for Chance started writing young readers and said
monthly meetings and activities at the age of 13 and by they enjoy every group
age 17 published his first “whether it is one child
b o o k “ T h e S i l e n t or 230.”
Reality.” While Hansen Following the week of
may have begun his r e a d i n g s i n t h e
career writing poetry he Yellowhead area Chance
has since developed a plans to return home to
series of children's books complete work on his
with his Green Pea first novel titled “Under Illustrator Pascha Hansen and author Chance Hansen
books. the Shield.” were at the Edson and District Public Library for the
library's story time program. Photo: Adrienne Tait
The Green Pea books
each deal with a different
concept or event in
children's lives from
eating healthy foods or
learning to count.
Chance was be a baker
but after developing an
allergy to gluten turned
t o w r i t i n g e v e n
c h a n n e l l i n g t h e
challenges of having a
gluten allergy into a
Green Pea book.
As he has developed as
an author the books have
grown in concepts,
illustrations, and length.
“Each book is growing.
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