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Upcoming Sweet time at Pinedale Hall Harvest Dinner

Events by Mikaela Kuefler

The Pinedale Community Hall hosted their annual Harvest
November 17-19 Dinner and Dance on October 22 in order to raise money to
Red Brick Arts Centre and renovate the hall. “We need a lot of renovations,” says
Museum is hosting their 11 October 28 committee member Marie Kuilboer.
annual Festival of Trees. Nov. 17 Edson Farmers' Market
(9 am to 9 pom), Nov. 18 (9 am to Society Halloween The sold out event fed 105 people roast pork, meatballs,
9 pm), Nov. 19 (11 am to 9 pm). Party on Friday, perogies, cabbage rolls, salads, and strawberry shortcake for
Lunch served daily 11:30 to 1:30 October 28 from 10:30 desert.
pm (there is a cost). Special am – 2:00 pm at the People could enter to win a donated door prize, such as
reception Nov. 19 (7-9 pm). Edson Friendship chocolate and candy baskets, pumpkin decorations, an
Sponsored by Repsol. Centre. Amarillo's bulb, or a plaque.
This year, the committee decided to host a desert auction
November 17 October 29 instead of a silent auction. “We always have a silent auction
Centennial Park and Downtown Halloween Dance at but this year we decided to try something different and have a photo Mikaela Kuefler
Light Up - Enjoy the lights McKay Community cake and pie live auction. We've got quite an array of different People had fun during the Pinedale Community Hall
sparkling on the trees. Free Centre (Niton) 9 pm – deserts. Usually just the members do the baking, not the Harvest Dinner and Dance on October 22.
cookies and hot chocolate will be 2 am. Prizes for Best
provided from 430-6pm. Activities Dressed Couple, Best public,” says Kuilboer.
such as crafts for kids in the Homemade Costume After the dinner, the band Crossfire from Whitecourt played community. We really appreciate them,” said committee
museum and possibly and Best Original. a variety of country and old timer music. “We had them for the secretary treasurer Linda Klaver. In total the event profited
snowshoeing will also be offered. Snacks and midnight past three or four years. Everybody likes them. They play $3,800.
lunch with music by good dance music,” says Kuilboer. The Pinedale Community Hall committee looks forward to
November 18 D.J. Cliff Anderson. Proceeds from the desert auction totalled $1673. “Our desert their second fundraiser on Valentine's Day, hosting another
Girls Night Out for girls in grades For info and tickets call auction was fantastic thanks to great supporters in the dinner and dance.
8 & Up, starting at 2:30PM at the Karen 780-795-2462 or
Galloway Station Museum. Darlene 780-795-2350.
Activities will include doing hair, ‘Seeing is Believing’ at the Edson Legion
makeup, crafts, eating dinner and November 1 & 2
going to the movies at the Nova Rural Women's
Theatre (rating dependent). At the Conference November by Mikaela Kuefler
end of the night, girls will receive 1 at Anselmo Hall and
a free gift. Register at Carrot Creek Hall on The Edson Kinsmen Club partnered up with VIP Productions in order to or in person at November 2. There is get magician Neil Croswell to come to the Edson Legion on October 22.
Respol Place Guest Services. room for four more “The production does a lot of their own footwork, so it requires very few
women to attend this people on our part,” says Kinsmen Club President Don Biggar.
November 18-20 conference. Please Neil and his assistant Ashley captured the audience's attention with
The Edson Creative Arts Society contact Janice at the magic tricks, such as levitating a child, cutting Ashley into two pieces,
and the Edson Craft Centre present Evansburg arena 780- making Freddie the dove appear from a balloon, making a table float, doing
recent works by area artists. The 727-4340. card tricks, and changing Ashley's dress for their finale.
2016 Palette and Pottery
exhibition and sale opens Friday, November 12 Neil has been doing magic since he was five years old and performed his
November 18, 2016 from 7-9 p.m. Sacred Heart CWL first magic trick when he was twelve. “I've been a professional magician
(Opening Night has punch/hors Bazaar from 11 am to 3 for thirteen years,” says Croswell.
d'oeuvres reception), Saturday, pm. Event includes a Currently, the pair are on a 22 city tour of Canada, Edson being their
November 19, 2016 from 10 a.m. tea/lunch, bake sale tenth show of the Seeing is Believing Tour. They have toured from
– 5 p.m. and Sunday, November items, silent auction, Thunder Bay to Vancouver Island and back. “We're just halfway through
20, 2016 from Noon – 4 p.m. at canning, clothing, the tour now,” says Croswell.
the Edson Library Building on jewelry, spices, crafts Proceeds from the show totalled approximately $500 and will go towards
4726 8 Avenue. and many more items. the Kinsmen Spray Park.
Come and check it out!
“Something like this event doesn't make a lot of money. It's not so much
November 26 Contact 780-723-3661. about it being a fundraising opportunity. It's more about giving families a
Kids Ski Rentals 10 am at Magician Neil Croswell levitates audience
Westhaven School Gym. November 15 place to go on a weekend. It's just a fun thing and is more about the participant Alison during the Seeing is Believing
Must be Muskeg Flyers Edson Blood Drive at entertainment factor,” says Biggar. tour at the Edson Legion on October 22.
member. Call 712-1906. the Royal Canadian
Legion, 5016 5
December 3 Avenue, 3 pm to 8 pm. Edson Badminton Club discusses hosting tournaments
The Edson and District Public Proudly supported by
Library will hold their annual tree the Edson United by Mikaela Kuefler
trimming party. Kids are invited to Church.
do crafts and enjoy snacks and hot The Edson Badminton Club is accepting new
cocoa. A visit from Santa is November 15 membership registrations to increase their
scheduled from 11-12:30pm. Beaver Meadow Ag numbers. The club plays from October until April
Society is hosting a every year.
Ranchers' Saloon and “This year, the club is hoping to host a
Casino at the Beaver tournament with nearby towns, such as Hinton,
Meadow Hall north of Drayton Valley, and Whitecourt. They are also
Niton Junction at hoping to host a tournament within the club,” says
55518 RR123. This is club secretary Joey Manalang.
a fun money casino. They play Mondays at Parkland Composite
Door prizes are $1,000, High School from 8-10pm, Tuesdays at Holy
$500 and two CFR
Rodeo Finals tickets. Redeemer High School from 730-930pm, and on
Dress western, old Fridays at PCHS from 7-10pm.
style or new. Supper is The club has been running for approximately
at 7 pm with casino to twelve years and currently has 26 members.
follow. For tickets call Individual membership is $30 and family
Diane at 795-2206, membership is $60 for the season. Included in the
Gladys at 795-2203 or season membership fee is a sleeve of birds. Their
Pat 795-2545. drop in rate is $5.
Members under the age of twelve need adult
supervision. Nathan Corner serves as Jayphenn Sy responds at the Edson
See Classified Page for Badminton Club in Parkland Composite High School on October 22.
monthly meetings For more information, please contact Pavan
and activities Sonpar-Pahwa at (780) 712-3615. photo Mikaela Kuefler
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