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September 22 – October 10
In honor of Culture Days to compliment Arts on Fire the Red Brick Arts Centre is inviting artists, photographers, artisans to submit their work for a fire themed
exhibit. For more info contact the Red Brick at 780-723-3582.
September 26 to the 28th
Celebrate Alberta Culture Days at Centennial Park.
A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
The Scene

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events A & W Cruisin’ for a Cause $4056.77 for MS

by Deanna Mitchener

A&W's Cruisin' for a Cause was a great success
Starting Oct 18-Dec 14
Habitat for Humanity is recruiting volunteers to with not just teens enjoying those mouth-watering
Teen Burgers on August 21.
help in Honduras for one or two weeks, starting
Edson A&W raised a total of $4056.77 for the
October 18 to December 14, 2014. Call Karen at
780-723-5675 for more information. Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.
Owners Mike Szwec and Stacie Eldstrom and all
the staff were very pleased with the turnout and
August 29-31
The Drostan Community Hall is celebrating 60 support from Edson and area.
Stunning vehicles, games, face painting, and free
years. Check out the grand opening of their new
root beer were offered throughout the evening.
playground. For more info call Roxie at 780-723-
8144. "The event was able to raise money for the Multiple
Sclerosis Society of Canada. This would not have
been possible without all the support and enthusiasm
August 30
from the community,” said Stacie.
Kate's Kitchen Summer BBQ from 11:30am-1pm
“A big congratulations goes out to Murray Murrell.
at St. Catherine's Anglican Church, corner of
Main St. & 7th Ave. All Welcome He had the winning bid on the A&W table and chair
set. Patrick Guiltner was the lucky winner of the
Jasper Tramway tickets. A huge thank you to all the
August 30 -31
others for their generous bids and coming out to
Edson Hillbilly Demolition Derby Stacie Eldstrom, Jessica Holden (face painting
support MS. Everyone that purchased a Teen Burger, assistant), Kathy Hicks (face painter) and Carissa
you were all a big part in our community supporting
September 2 Getson (7) during the A&W Cruisin' for a Cause.
First day of school MS," said Stacie. Photo: Deanna Mitchener
Arts on fire reignites in Edson and Area
September 3
Edson Playschool Association's Fall Registration
will be at 6pm at 4520 – 8th Ave.
Sept 4 nomination deadline for arts award
September 6
The Beaver Meadow Ag Society is having their C o m m u n i t y A r t s Young Artist in the The Cultural Pillar the potential and future
annual Poker Derby and Pig Roast. Registration Network of Edson Community. Award is open to of the arts will be
starts at 11am. Entry fee is $10. and $5. for silent ( C A N O E ) i n v i t e s The Artist for the Arts i n d i v i d u a l s o r realized by our youth.
partner tickets. Start time for quads is 12pm and nominations for the third Award recognizes an organizations that have These awards will be
for horses is 12:30pm. Pig Roast starts at 4:30 annual Edson and Area individual artist who has d e m o n s t r a t e d presented at Arts on Fire
pm, $12. for adults, $7. for 12 and under, 2 and Arts Awards. The shown significant o u t s t a n d i n g on Friday, September 26,
under are free. For more info contact Diane at deadline for nominations support and involvement a c h i e v e m e n t a n d 2014 during Culture
780-795-2206, Gladys at 780-795-2203 or Pat at is Thursday, Sept. 4, in the arts of Edson and contributions to the Days.
780-795-2545. 2014. area. community's cultural Note: 2012 winners
Nomination forms are The Arts Champion vitality in performing (Mackenzie Brown,
September 7 available online at Award is open to arts or arts, visual arts, literary Matricia Brown, Barb
Rotary Sunday in the Park at Centennial Park heritage supporters, arts, or culture and Mergaert and Doug
from 1 to 5 pm. Harvest Jam, Bouncy House, Four diverse award donors, colunteers, heritage. Woodhouse) and 2013
Face painting and refreshments. winners (Cassandra
categories will recognize sponsors, educators, and The Young Artist in the
a variety of contributions innovators. It includes Community Award Freeborn, Shirley Lueck,
Sept 7,14,21,28 to the Edson and area arts those who advocate and c e l e b r a t e s a n Rory MacDonald and
Non-Denominational Gospel Services at the
community: Artist for stimulate community outstanding young artist the Rotary Club of
MacKay Hall. The Bible taught in simplicity
the Arts, Arts Champion, support for the arts or in any discipline and Edson) are not eligible
giving hope and purpose to life. All Welcome Call Cultural Pillar and heritage. serves as a reminder that for nomination this year.
780-935-2706 for more info.

September 13
Evansburg Art Club Paints! Oils with Deanne
Jackson at the Evansburg Arena from 10am to 4
pm. $50, potluck lunch. Register with Jan at 780-
727-4340 LOOKING FOR

September 17 PIANO PLAYERS,
Floor Curling meeting at the Pioneer Cabin at
1pm. Come out and participate and have some

September 17 Vocal Variations always welcomes new
Edson Food Bank Annual Drive – Volunteers members to each Fall & Spring Term,
needed. If interested call Luella t 780-723-3829 ages 16 to adult.

September 20
Parkland Auxiliary is sponsoring its annual Pianists, Conductors and Singers
Grandparents' Walkathon starting at 10am form are invited to join.
the lodge. Entry forms are available at the lodge No choral experience is necessary.
on 9th avenue. This is a major fundraiser for the
benefit of the Lodge Residents. For more info call
Ivan at 780-723-4020 or Ann at 780-723-4522. For information contact
Crystal at
or 780-728-5257

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