Category: Events

  • XX Glasgow Commonwealth Games – Final Medal Count

    Here are the Final Medal Standings for all the Countries competing in this year’s “Friendly Games” in Scotland: 1 England:  58 Gold – 59 Silver – 57 Bronze. Total: 174 2 Australia: 49 Gold – 42 Silver – 46 Bronze. Total: 137 3 Canada: 32 Gold – 16 Silver – 34 Bronze. Total: 82  4 […]

  • Okotoks Welcomes New Southside Community Programs Building

    The public is invited to attend the Grand Opening ceremony of the Southside Community Programs building on Friday, August 6th. Join in the festivities – drop-in to the ribbon cutting at 4PM, followed by an open house to tour the facility, meet the staff, and entertain the kids with crafts & activities! Plus there’s cake […]

  • Blessing of the Animals This Sunday

    The Okotoks United Church is inviting all creatures great and small to the church grounds on Sunday. You can bring your pet or a photo of your furry family member to the church, located at 43 Riverside Dr at 10:45am this Sunday, August 2nd. If you are bringing your pet then please ensure he/she is […]

  • Diamond Valley Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers Will be Cookin Up Some Love this Fall

    The soup’s on in Diamond Valley! Soup Sisters Diamond Valley successfully launched on Sunday, March 27, 2011. In partnership with Diamond Willow Artisan Retreat we support Rowan House Emergency Shelter and Eagle House Shelters. The launch was led by Chef Darren Nixon and twenty amazing soup sisters who prepared and delivered over 150 servings of […]

  • Calgary Zoo Invites You to GET FOCUSED – AGAIN!

    Popular Photography Event Returns For Two More Engagements! Calgary, AB – Guests asked for it and the Calgary Zoo delivered! Due to overwhelming demand from photo enthusiasts, the zoo decided to once again host not one, but two early morning FOCUSED events for photographers of all skill levels. FOCUSED: The Bonus Edition will run Sunday, […]

  • Running with the Bulls in Strathmore This Weekend

    Presented by Strathmore Lakes Estates: Be the Star of the Show Come see the one and only Running with the Bulls in Canada. This is our 11th consecutive year hosting this exciting event in our arena. Get your fix by watching fearless men and women run for their lives! You can reserve tickets now for […]

  • Come out to Longview for a Great Weekend of Music & Art in the Park

    August 16th and 17th, 2014 at Smith-Fuller Centennial Park Come and treat your senses to a weekend of funky and fantastic music, art and crafts in Longview. Admission is by donation and the gate receipts will be donated to local causes and other local charitable service groups still to be announced. Please donate what you […]

  • XX Glasgow Commonwealth Games – July 31st

    XX Glasgow Commonwealth Games – July 31st

    [break]1. England: 44 Gold – 40 Silver – 39 Bronze 2. Australia: 36 Gold – 36 Silver – 41 Bronze 3. Canada: 27 Gold – 13 Silver – 25 Bronze 4. Scotland: 14 Gold – 13 Silver – 16 Bronze 5. India: 13 Gold – 20 Silver – 14 Bronze 6. New Zealand: 13 Gold […]

  • Bar U Old Time Ranch Rodeo: Traditional Skills Still Used Today

    Bar U Ranch National Historic Site – Action so close you can taste it! Old Time Ranch Rodeo returns to the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site on Sunday August 10th beginning at noon. Established in 1882, the Bar U was one of the foremost ranching operations in Canada. Now, teams of working cowboys from […]

  • AMA: We All Scream For (Free) Ice Cream

    Edmonton – When the summer heat hits, there’s nothing like a cold treat to cool you down. The ice cream truck is synonymous with childhood, and since 1902, its melodic chimes have brought children running, with change in hand, for an ice cream or popsicle. This July, the Alberta Motor Association (AMA), set out to […]

  • PERLHAZE: The Pleased To Meet You Tour!

    After years of chance encounters, near misunderstandings and missed opportunities, Alberta-raised, Toronto based Terra Hazelton and Toronto native Sophia Perlman, best friends and both jazz singers by trade, discovered a mutual love for country, folk and singer-songwriter music, and an uncanny “who’s singing now?” vocal blend. Since the band’s Christmas baptism by blizzard, PerlHaze has […]

  • Have You Been to the Farmers’ Market This Summer?

    The Millarville Farmers’ Market invites you to spend a Saturday with them. Bring your re-usable shopping bags, wagons, umbrellas and visitors from out of town for a shopping experience like no other! Small Fee to Entire the Grounds The proceeds from your $3.00 admission fee help to support programming at the Millarville Racetrack. Did you […]

  • Meet hitchBOT – A Hitchhiking Robot Traveling From Coast To Coast This Summer

    Collaborative research project to explore if robots can trust humans with Canadian hitchhiking adventure TORONTO, ON. – A trivia-loving, wellington-wearing, tweeting robot will be hitchhiking across Canada this summer, one ride at a time. hitchBOT left from Halifax, N.S. on July 27th and its ultimate destination is Victoria, B.C., more than 6,000 km away. hitchBOT […]

  • Athletes, Crowds and City Break Records As Glasgow 2014 Reaches Halfway Point

    World-beating athletes and incredible crowds are ensuring the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is off to a sensational start. At the half-way point, Organisers revealed the number of Commonwealth and World record which have been toppled, the record-breaking tickets sales and the unprecedented crowds which have thronged across the city to soak up the once-in-a-lifetime atmosphere […]

  • XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow – Medal Count for July 29, 2014

    1. Australia: 32 Gold, 26 Silver, 34 Bronze 2. England: 31Gold, 26 Silver, 27 Bronze 3. Scotland: 13 Gold, 10 Silver, 12 Bronze 4. Canada: 13 Gold, 5 Silver, 14 Bronze 5. India: 10 Gold, 15 Silver, 10 Bronze 6. New Zealand: 9 Gold, 9 Silver, 11 Bronze 7. South Africa: 9 Gold, 7 Silver, […]