Category: Events

  • Happy Trails Pathway Closure Required for Legacy Project Paving

    Happy Trails Pathway Closure Required for Legacy Project Paving

    HIGH RIVER, AB: Bow Mark Paving has begun to pave an unfinished section of the Happy Trails that runs from the north end of 7 Street S.W. to connect with Macleod Trail S.W. Paving started on Tuesday, May 15 and will continue until Friday, June 15. The work will require a closure of that section […]

  • Beethoven on the Silver Screen!

    Beethoven on the Silver Screen!

    Beethoven: Emperor Concerto Beethoven: Symphony #7 Ba ba ba bum… Wait, no. That’s Beethoven’s Fifth. Everywhere you turn, somebody is quoting Beethoven. It may not be as famous as the Fifth, but you’re probably more familiar with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 than you think. It has been used again and again, in film and in […]

  • All Are Welcome to Attend a Reflective Evening in Memory of Jason Podloski

    All Are Welcome to Attend a Reflective Evening in Memory of Jason Podloski

    Jason Podloski tragically lost his life in a workplace accident in Fernie BC. He leaves behind two young boys and their mother in Black Diamond AB. This fundraiser is to help this young family as they re-adjust to their new reality.

  • Marv’s Classic Car Show a Hit Once Again

    Marv’s Classic Car Show a Hit Once Again

    Marv’s 10th Annual Classic Car Show was a huge success again this year.  There were around 250 cars in the show which stretched from Centre Avenue south along 1st Street SW or almost four blocks. Once again the entertainment was provided by Elvis impersonator, Will Reeb followed by Marty Antonini and the Bee Bops in the morning. […]

  • Santa was a Big Hit again at Black Diamond Light Up

    Santa was a Big Hit again at Black Diamond Light Up

    What a beautiful evening we had for the annual Black Diamond Light-Up! It was nice to see so many people out and about, mingling and greeting and generally in good cheer!  Below is a slider of images as well as the Facebook Live clips that were taken throughout the evening! Picking favourites has never been […]

  • Old Time Family Dance in Turner Valley

    Old Time Family Dance in Turner Valley

    Gather your family and friends for an old fashioned family dance at the Flare ‘N Derrick in Turner Valley on September 10th. The fun starts at 7 and goes until 10pm. It’s only $15 for adults and kids, 16 and under, are free. The United Church in the Valley is putting on this event to […]

  • Okotoks Annual Chili Fest and Cook-Off

    Okotoks Annual Chili Fest and Cook-Off

    Saturday, August 27, 2016 – 10:00am to 3:00pm Western-themed activities take over downtown Okotoks, including the central event – a chili cook off. Come down to taste the chili creations or register a team and compete! Spice up your weekend with chili sampling, children’s activities, live music, and an outdoor artisan street market! Compete in the Chili […]

  • Riparian Restoration Field Workshops in Black Diamond

    Riparian Restoration Field Workshops in Black Diamond

    September 17-18 & 24-25th Introduction to Streambank & Riparian Restoration in Alberta’s Foothills Hosted by the Town of Black Diamond, this 3rd Annual Riparian Restoration Workshops are designed for citizen land owners, city planners, engineers, councillors, consultants, and farmers. Our workshop participants come from all around Alberta. Community members are encouraged to attend for free! […]

  • Calgary ReggaeFest: Bringing Cultures Together Under the Reggae Banner

    Calgary ReggaeFest: Bringing Cultures Together Under the Reggae Banner

    This summer the Calgary International Reggae Festival (ReggaeFest) will be inviting some newcomers to Calgary to celebrate the sounds and cultures of Reggae together. The festival kicks off August 18 at noon at Olympic Plaza with a free noon hour concert followed by a free evening workshop and documentary movie screening in the community of […]

  • Alberta’s 17th Lieutenant Governor Will Be Honoured with Legislature Portrait

    Alberta’s 17th Lieutenant Governor Will Be Honoured with Legislature Portrait

    The official portrait of Colonel (Ret’d) The Honourable Donald S. Ethell, OC, OMM, AOE, MSC, CD, LLD, 17th Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, will be unveiled during a ceremony on Monday, August 15, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. in the rotunda of the Alberta Legislature Building. “From his contribution to world peace as a highly-decorated peacekeeper to […]

  • Marvel at the Perseids Meteor Shower in Waterton Lakes National Park

    Marvel at the Perseids Meteor Shower in Waterton Lakes National Park

    Come experience this annual astronomical phenomenon in one of Canada’s most treasured places. What could be more magical than watching meteors shoot across the sky in one of Canada’s most treasured places? You are invited to join Parks Canada staff and volunteer astronomers in Waterton Lakes National Park for a spectacle like no other, the […]

  • Petro Can Intersection at Aldersyde: Temporary Closure

    Petro Can Intersection at Aldersyde: Temporary Closure

    The intersection at the Petro Can off Highway 2A will be closed while track repairs are done by CPR.   Friday, August 12th Highway 7 will be closed at the Highway 2A and Highway 2 junction, Friday, August 12th for rail track repair. This closure will be in effect from 6:00am to 6:00pm. Use an […]

  • Calgary Police Rodeo: Fantastic Family Fun for a Worthwhile Cause

    Calgary Police Rodeo: Fantastic Family Fun for a Worthwhile Cause

    This year the rodeo will be held at the Cochrane Rodeo Grounds on Saturday, August 13th with the rodeo starting at 1pm. Kids carnival activities will start at 8am. Check out the CPS band Frontline performing at the grounds on Friday night starting at 8pm. By Matt Beauchamp, Content Contributor The rodeo season, and the […]

  • Canada’s Army Reserve to Conduct Summer Training Exercises Across the Country

    Canada’s Army Reserve to Conduct Summer Training Exercises Across the Country

    Ottawa – Throughout the month of August, approximately 4,600 reservists from the Canadian Army’s four divisions will be training in several areas throughout Canada. The training, often located in challenging locations, is to be focused on enhancing military skills such as reacting to direct and indirect fire, operating command posts, tactical movement, and warfighting in day […]

  • Canada’s First Medal at Rio 2016 ~ Bronze

    Canada’s First Medal at Rio 2016 ~ Bronze

    Canada’s Women’s team won Bronze in the 4 x 100-metre Freestyle Relay on Saturday, August 6th, 2016. The team members were: Sandrine Mainville, Chantal van Landeghem, Taylor Ruck and Penny Oleksiak. The Canadian Women’s team have not won a medal in this event since the Montreal Olympics in 1976. Michelle Williams swam in the preliminary heat and will also receive a Bronze Medal. […]