Category: Events

  • Country Lane Quilt Show: Colourful Delight

    Country Lane Quilt Show: Colourful Delight

    The Country Lane Quilter’s Guild held a very successful quilt show at Christ Church. Members brought favorite quilts to display in the log Church, Church House, and tents. Samples of charity quilts, heart pillows, and placemats demonstrated some of the charity work that this guild continually donates. Guests enjoyed viewing a wide variety of quilts, a tasty lunch and many names were drawn […]

  • Southern Alberta Permaculture Convergence in Turner Valley this Summer

    Southern Alberta Permaculture Convergence in Turner Valley this Summer

    There are many speculations about climate change, sustainability and what the future holds for us and future generations. As individuals, many things are out of our control, but we can practice Permaculture. Permaculture is a design system that aims to create sustainable human habitats, wherever you choose to live. Many Permaculture practitioners in our province are gathering together […]

  • National Aboriginal Day in Canada

    National Aboriginal Day in Canada

    National Aboriginal Day Events National Aboriginal Day is an occasion for all Canadians to celebrate the rich contributions Indigenous Peoples, also known as Aboriginal peoples, have made to Canada. Find suggested events to help you celebrate this special day, either on your own, with family and friends, or with hundreds and thousands of other people […]

  • Birdies for Kids Program – Presented by AltaLink Returns

    Birdies for Kids Program – Presented by AltaLink Returns

    Rowan House raising money for Preventative Education programming High River, AB – Rowan House Emergency Shelter is thrilled to once again be a participating charity in the Birdies for Kids program, presented by AltaLink. The program runs now through to the Shaw Charity Classic August 31st – September 4th. Golf-enthusiasts and donors can make either […]

  • Alberta Celebrates 20th Annual National Aboriginal Day

    Alberta Celebrates 20th Annual National Aboriginal Day

    The Alberta government is celebrating National Aboriginal Day with a free public event on Friday, June 17, at Edmonton City Centre mall. “National Aboriginal Day gives us all the chance to connect with Indigenous culture and history, to appreciate its diversity, complexity and beauty. Reconciliation begins with understanding. I can think of few better ways […]

  • Century 21 Announces Winners of Black Diamond Parade Day Draws

    Century 21 Announces Winners of Black Diamond Parade Day Draws

    The Century 21 office in Turner Valley set up a booth on the parade route on June 4th and gave away some great prizes! Thanks to the realtors at our local office for this opportunity: Katrina Warkman, Tim Hemus and Sarah Michel. And the winners are…. The children’s prize gift pack was Lyla. The seasons pool […]

  • Bear Safety Training for Ranch Families

    Bear Safety Training for Ranch Families

    Friday June 17, 2016, 1:30 to 5:00 pm Bar U Ranch Join us for an afternoon to learn about bear safety. This workshop is targeted specifically at safety concerns for southwestern Alberta farm and ranch owners, workers, and family members (all ages welcome) as they go about their daily routines, living and working in close […]

  • Wetaskiwin Wings and Wheels 2016

    Wetaskiwin Wings and Wheels 2016

    Feel the electricity in the air.  Feel the ground shudder. The Wetaskiwin Air Show returns July 20th to kick off three days of summer excitement for the whole family!  In the air, you will feel the exhilaration that only the Canadian Forces Snowbirds can create.  Marvel at the manoeuvrability of The CF-18 Demonstration Team and […]

  • Top Talent Awarded at Skills Canada National Competition

    Top Talent Awarded at Skills Canada National Competition

    Next Stop: WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 MONCTON, June 8, 2016 /CNW/ – (Skills Canada National Competition) – For two days in Moncton, at the 22nd Skills Canada National Competition, the best and brightest students and apprentices in skilled trades and technologies from across the country were tried, tested and judged. Today they received official recognition for […]

  • Navigating the SHIFT to a Sustainable Calgary

    Navigating the SHIFT to a Sustainable Calgary

    The Federation of Calgary Communities, SAIT and P2S Calgary are hosting a workshop on June 13th from 4:00-7:30pm at SAIT Culinary Gardens to delve deep into the challenges of urban redevelopment and sustainability. This is an opportunity for the development community to engage with students, community associations, and professionals and faculty from across the broad […]

  • Foothills MP John Barlow Raising Funds for Easter Seals Camp Horizon by Hosting the Second Annual RIDE TO HORIZON July 29th and 30th, 2016

    Foothills MP John Barlow Raising Funds for Easter Seals Camp Horizon by Hosting the Second Annual RIDE TO HORIZON July 29th and 30th, 2016

    High River, AB – Cyclists will again be hitting the road for the second annual Ride to Horizon cycling event in the Foothills riding. Easter Seals Camp Horizon has undertaken a huge $10 million fundraising effort to renovate the dorms at Camp Horizon, and on July 29-30 MP Barlow and his team will once again be […]

  • 2016 Diamond Valley Parade and Discovery Days

    2016 Diamond Valley Parade and Discovery Days

    It was lovely to see the weather cooperate last Saturday for the 2016 Diamond Valley Parade and Discovery Days – with blue skies, the sun shining and thousands of smiling faces. The Parade in Black Diamond attracted an audience of over 4,000 and was a spectacular hit once again. From the colourful Mounties to the Longview […]

  • Reunion of Old Turner Valley Junior & Senior High Schools

    Reunion of Old Turner Valley Junior & Senior High Schools

    Welcome Alumni of the Turner Valley Junior and Senior High Schools from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s Joyce (Compton) Berkholtz is organizing this year’s reunion to be held in Turner Valley on Saturday, September 10th and Sunday, September 11th, 2016. Dinner will be on Saturday, September 10th, 6:00pm at the Legion in Turner Valley. For […]

  • Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Seniors’ Week in Alberta

    Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Seniors’ Week in Alberta

    Seniors’ Week in Alberta is a terrific opportunity to recognize the lasting contributions of seniors to our province. From June 6-12, Seniors’ Week will be celebrated at over 100 special events across the province. All Albertans are encouraged to attend an event, catch up with the seniors in your own life, or take a moment […]

  • 2016 Diamond Valley Parade and Discovery Days [Video and Pics]

    2016 Diamond Valley Parade and Discovery Days [Video and Pics]

    We wanted to share as much visual from this event as possible, as well as showcase some of the different ways content can be presented through the Gateway Gazette. We hope you ENJOY this pictorial as much as everyone enjoyed the day. Also be sure to checkout our Parade Video – Click Here! Video Slideshow […]