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

The Scene

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events ‘Libraries Inspire’ is the theme Library Month

by Deanna Mitchener document and preserve Gagne. District Public Library
o u r h e r i t a g e f o r Grange went on to Fall Book Sale will be
Starting Oct 18-Dec 14 October is Canadian generations to come. describe the month of taking place, so stop by
Habitat for Humanity is recruiting volunteers to help Library Month and the The library will be events: the library to get great
in Honduras for one or two weeks, starting October Edson and District running a Food for Fines “October 3 from 6 deals on gently used
18 to December 14, 2014. Call Karen at 780-723- initiative and they will p.m. to 8 p.m. will be books.
5675 for more information. Public Library has many
exciting programs and be collecting non- Family Games Night, October 24 is another
events planned to perishable food items for join us for board games, family movie night
September 22 – October 10 card games, puzzles and
In honor of Culture Days to compliment Arts on Fire celebrate through the the Edson Food Bank. starting at 6 p.m. Join us
the Red Brick Arts Centre is inviting artists, month. Each food item donated m o r e a l o n g w i t h for a screening of The
photographers, artisans to submit their work for a fire " I n O c t o b e r t h e will result in a $1 refreshments. Princess Bride we will be
themed exhibit. For more info contact the Red Brick inspiration created in reduction in overdue October 10 is our happy to share popcorn
at 780-723-3582. and by libraries will be fines. Family Movie Night and snacks.
c e l e b r a t e d d u r i n g "October 1 kicks off come join us for a October 25 from 1 p.m.
Oct 1 Canadian Library Month the first English as a screening of Disney's until 2:30 p.m. is LEGO
ESL Conversation Café at the Library from 6:30-7:30 with the theme 'Libraries s e c o n d l a n g u a g e Frozen. The movie starts challenge day. Come to
pm Refreshments will be provided for this free Inspire,'” said Melissa Conversation Café. It is at 6 p.m. with popcorn the library to build
program. G a g n e , p r o g r a m a casual group setting for and snacks. awesome creations using
coordinator and library English learners to October 17 from 3:30 LEGO bricks, let your
Oct 2 technician. practice speaking and p.m. till 7:30 p.m. we are imagination take hold.
Beaver Meadow Ag Society's regular and annual Canadian Libraries listening in English. holding a scrabble and October 31st come and
meeting at the hall starting at 8pm. New members are make a difference in the English speakers are pizza night. This is a can do your Halloween
welcome. For more info call Diane at 780-795-2206 welcome to attend. It is a fundraiser for the face painting here with
or Gladys at 780-795-2203. lives of individuals and
in our communities. great place to meet new Friends of the Edson and us from 2 p.m. until 5
They help to inspire people and refreshments District Public Library, p.m.,” said Gagne.
Oct 4 so a small fee of $2 per
EARS Customer Appreciation Day/Adoption event at Canadians to celebrate are provided. ESL If you have any
Freedom Powersports, 5503 – 2nd Ave from 11am- our culture, to advance Conversation Café slice of pizza will be questions regarding any
3pm. universal and equitable meets on the first charged. of the programs you can
access to information, to Wednesday of each October 17, 18 and 20 contact Trisha or Melissa
Oct 4 s u p p o r t l i f e l o n g month at 6:30 p.m,” said Friends of the Edson and at 780-723-6691.
McMan is announcing that the 13th Annual l e a r n i n g , a n d t o
Octoberfest will be held at the Edson Legion . There
will be dinner, live entertainment and both a live and
silent auction, 50/50 tickets. All the money raised is Annual Toy Run roaring success
used for the individuals receiving services here in
Edson. A 12 person table can be purchased for $400.
or single tickets for $40.00 a ticket. Call 780-712-
7677 for more info. by Adrienne Tait lot of the community and they respond quite positively
but we do try to spread it out.”
Oct 5 The annual Toy Run in support of the Kinette Club of Both Baier and Kinette club member Rhoda Teeter
The Edson United Church is holding their annual Edson Christmas Hampers took place on September said they were happy with the support they received
Harvest Supper. For tickets call 780-723-3034 or 780- 20. and the turn out this year.
723-2487. The Toy Run kicked off at 11 a.m. with a parade of For those still wishing to donate to the cause the
street bikes and classic cars and was followed by a hot Kinettes will once again have hampers in the local
Oct 26 dog and hamburger barbeque sponsored by schools for toys and non-perishable food items closer
Park Court Hall – Harvest Dinner 12:30 to 2 pm. Weyerhaeuser, silent auction and 50/50 draw. to Christmas.
Come celebrate the end of another harvest season and People came from Hinton, Whitecourt, and Baier said the club may look into simplifying things
join us for a great meal and quilt raffle. Please call Mayerthorpe as well as Edson to participate in the toy for next year as this run was quite busy.
780-727-4476 or 780-727-2138 for more info. run and poker rally. Following the Toy Run participants were able to take
The run marked the second year in which the Lions part in poker rally at 1p.m. departing from the Lions
See Classified Page for
monthly meetings and activities Club hosted the event. “We appreciate that the Lions Camp Ground with stops at the Peers Riders Club,
hosted us. Without them we would have had a hard Niton Junction Shell, across the Rosevear Ferry, and
CORRECTION time getting the man power needed for the event,” said back to the Lions Club for a pig roast at 5 p.m.
Suicide Awareness Walk: Sept. 22 issue Kinettes Club president Krystal Baier. The Kinettes Club of Edson meet the second
The sentence should have read: The Edson Kinettes will use the monetary and toy Wednesday of each month with the next meeting
Karen Ahlskog, who attended the evening, wrote a poem that donations in their Christmas Hampers. While the Toy scheduled for October 8 at 7 p.m. “We're always
she read. “I wrote this poem about two weeks after we lost Run marks the kick-off of the hamper drive, Krystal looking for new members,” said Baier, “We do a lot in
Braedan... said the Kinettes try to spread out their requests in order the community and the more people we have the
We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.
to make it easier for residents to contribute. “We ask a further it stretches.”

Here comes Santa Claus… riding on a motorbike. Barry Neiffer was Santa for the annual Toy Run. Photo: Adrienne Tait
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