Category: Events

  • TrackTown Classic meet to showcase Canada’s best on Road to Rio

    TrackTown Classic meet to showcase Canada’s best on Road to Rio

    EDMONTON – Sprint star Andre De Grasse and IAAF World Championships silver medal-winning 800-metre runner Melissa Bishop headline a stellar lineup of Canadian and international athletes who will compete at the 2016 TrackTown Classic on Friday evening, July 15, meet organizers announced. Long jumper Christabel Nettey, 400-metre hurdler Sarah Wells and 100- and 200-metre man […]

  • Fireside Theatre Merges Past and Present Parallels of the Real Life Refugee Experience

    Fireside Theatre Merges Past and Present Parallels of the Real Life Refugee Experience

    The World premiere of  Kaspar Hauser: The Riddle of Refuge Fundraiser for the Rosebud Committee for Syria to be performed around campfires at three locations (Drumheller, Strathmore & Rosebud) July 21-24 Drumheller, Strathmore & Rosebud, Alberta – Fireside Theatre,  a collective of theatre artists based in Rosebud presents Kaspar Hauser: The Riddle of Refuge, a mysterious […]

  • Canada Day at the Bar U Ranch NHS

    Canada Day at the Bar U Ranch NHS

    Parks Canada invites visitors to the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site for Canada Day PEKISKO, ALBERTA, June 30, 2016 – On Friday, July 1, visitors are invited to celebrate Canada’s 149th birthday at Bar U Ranch National Historic Site. Admission will be free all day. 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.:  Post Office Calgary International Pin Club, Pin Trading […]

  • Canada Day at the Alberta Legislature

    Canada Day at the Alberta Legislature

    Canada Day at the Legislature offers free entertainment from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on July 1. The Welcome Ceremony will kick off the event with a 21-gun salute at noon followed by pipe band performances, the singing of O Canada and greetings from our province’s leaders on the front steps of the Legislature. The […]

  • Canada Day 2016 Celebrations in Waterton Lakes National Park

    Canada Day 2016 Celebrations in Waterton Lakes National Park

    In celebration of Canada’s 149th birthday, on Friday, July 1, Parks Canada is hosting a bike parade, flag raising ceremony and birthday party in Waterton Lakes National Park. Entry to this spectacular park is free on Canada Day! Canada Day events begin with a bike parade through the picturesque Waterton Village. All are welcome to […]

  • Wildrose Launches on Your Side: Brian Jean Summer Town Hall Series

    Wildrose Launches on Your Side: Brian Jean Summer Town Hall Series

    EDMONTON, AB: This week, Wildrose announced On Your Side: Brian Jean Summer Town Hall Series to outline Wildrose Leader Brian Jean’s vision for the province and invite all common sense Albertans to come together and determine the future of Alberta’s next government. Jean will launch his kick-off event on July 15 in Airdrie. All Albertans are […]

  • Celebrate Canada Day with Parks Canada

    Celebrate Canada Day with Parks Canada

    Parks Canada welcomes visitors with free admission on Canada Day Parks Canada’s places represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures and contributions of Indigenous Peoples. The Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, invites […]

  • Legislative Assembly of Alberta Recognizes the Holy Month of Ramadan

    Legislative Assembly of Alberta Recognizes the Holy Month of Ramadan

    It is during the holy month of Ramadan that Muslims believe God revealed the Quran, Islam’s sacred text, to the Prophet Muhammad. During Ramadan, which this year began on June 7 and will end on July 7, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. It is a time of spiritual discipline, deep contemplation and increased generosity. […]

  • Sheppard Family Park Hosts Second Annual Garden Contest for Kids

    Sheppard Family Park Hosts Second Annual Garden Contest for Kids

    Come out to the Annual Threshing Bee to see how the harvest used to be done! Visit the historic buildings, have lunch and enjoy the day in this wonderful oasis right in High River! Sheppard Family Park is located at the Corner of 12th Ave. and 5th St in High River. Like them on Facebook!

  • Safe Stampeding: Giddy Up!

    Safe Stampeding: Giddy Up!

    The Calgary Stampede is nearly upon us once again. Taking place July 8-17, the annual show includes hundreds of events in and around the city, bringing with them all kinds of fun and exciting activities. But the Calgary Stampede also brings a number of potential hazards to the city, so saddle up and have a quick read of […]

  • Speaker Wanner Launches PTSD Awareness Day in Alberta

    Speaker Wanner Launches PTSD Awareness Day in Alberta

    “Life-changing trauma can begin suddenly and may only last a matter of seconds, but Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can disrupt a person’s life indefinitely. This serious disorder has afflicted thousands of Albertans,” said Honourable Robert E. Wanner, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. “Creating awareness of PTSD paves the way towards understanding and the […]

  • Celebrate Canada Day at the Alberta Legislature

    Celebrate Canada Day at the Alberta Legislature

    Celebrate Canada’s 149th birthday at the Alberta Legislature! Visitors will enjoy free, family-friendly entertainment for all ages, including ceremonial events, hands-on activities, live performances and more. The Canada Day event will highlight and honour Alberta’s diversity with a myriad of fun and festivities throughout the historic Legislature Grounds. “I invite all Albertans to celebrate Canada […]

  • Foothills School Division Congratulates Grads

    Foothills School Division Congratulates Grads

    The Board of Trustees and all the Staff at the Foothills School Division offer congratulations to all their 2016 Grads.

  • National Aboriginal Day: Premier Notley’s Statement

    National Aboriginal Day: Premier Notley’s Statement

    “Today marks the 20th anniversary of National Aboriginal Day, honouring the rich and diverse cultures and traditions of First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples across Alberta and Canada. “The spirit and pride of Indigenous people shine brightly across the province. Our celebrations today foster stronger connections tomorrow. “To the more than 220,000 Indigenous people who […]

  • Doctor Assisted Death: Local Forum to be Held in Turner Valley

    Doctor Assisted Death: Local Forum to be Held in Turner Valley

    The local High Country Ministerial is sponsoring a local forum on Doctor Assisted Death. June 22nd at 7pm Sheep River Community Library Main Street, Turner Valley No admission costs. Information will include tracing the historical development of the political/legal journey that has resulted in the introduction of the practice in Canada and an overview of […]