Category: Events

  • Aspen Crossing Hosts Southern Alberta Music Festival for STARS

    A STARS Air Ambulance Fundraiser! August 22nd and 23rd at Aspen Crossing in Mossleigh, Alberta. Get together with friends and enjoy two days of Southern Alberta’s hottest live music! Kick back and relax while you listen to a variety of country, blues, folk and good old fashioned rock n’ roll. While at the music festival […]

  • Calgary Stampede Rodeo – Pool A Standings

    The top 4 of Pool A are guaranteed a spot in the finals on Sunday and will be joined by the top 4 of Pool B. The remaining six competitors in each pool compete on Wild Card Saturday. Tie-Down Roping 1st – Tuf Cooper – Decatur, TX 2nd – Trevor Brazile – Decatur, TX 3rd […]

  • Chuckwagons – Standings After Day 4

    There will be a shuffle for tonight based on these standings. The top 4 will race in Heat 9, the next 4 in Heat 8, etc. Drivers want to be in the top 8 as they close in on the weekend for a chance to be in Heat 9 on Sunday. 1st – Kurt Bensmiller […]

  • Producer Workshop ~ Focus on Water, Grass and Weeds

    The Municipal Districts of Willow Creek, Ranchland and Foothills have come together to present the Producer Workshop. This year’s workshop will focus on water, grass, and weeds, and will be hosted in the MD of Ranchland. The one day workshop is being held from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Thursday, July 17th at the […]

  • Airdrie Hosts Vintage B-25 Maid in the Shade

    It’s the “off year” for the Airdrie Regional Airshow and the perfect time for airplane enthusiasts to visit Airdrie Air Park to see this vintage war plane. To see landings and take-offs, you should be at the Air Park during the times they are offering rides: Friday July 11th to Sunday July 13th. Flights are […]

  • Looking for Golfers for the Charity Golf Classic

    Gather up your golfing friends and register your foursome for a great day on the classic links of Turner Valley Golf Club on Friday July 18th for the Annual Turner Valley Charity Golf Classic. Your registration fee includes 18 holes of golf, a power cart and driving range. There are also contest prizes, a top […]

  • Top Four Chuckwagon Results for the First Weekend of Stampede

    Friday, July 4th 1st – Kirk Sutherland driving for Ghostpine Environmental Services Ltd. with a time of 1:12.4700 2nd – Jerry Bremner driving for Tundra Process Solutions with a time of 1:12.7900 Tie for 3rd Ray Mitsuing driving for Heart Lake First Nation with a time of 1:13.1800 Luke Tournier driving for Broadview Homes – […]

  • Nunavut Day

    Every year on July 9th, residents of Nunavut celebrate Nunavut Day which marks the creation of the territory of Nunavut in 1993. Hundreds of people attend community feasts featuring country foods, such as caribou, fish, seal, tea and bannock; and traditional Inuit activities, such as throat singing, square dancing, fiddle music, games, and traditional competitions. […]

  • Canada Day ~ Black Diamond Way

    Photographs and Video from Black Diamond’s Canada Day Festivities July 1st 2014 was celebrated in style in Black Diamond. The stage was fully occupied with two local bands: Dead Cat Bounce and Puttin on the Foil The Thundering Nations Dancers were back again and the video below shows their Friendship Dance where community members and […]

  • Air Show Tickets Now on Sale

    High River, AB: The Canadian Forces Snowbirds, CF18 Hornet and SkyHawks parachute demonstration team will be providing a thrilling performance on Wednesday, July 23 for the High River Regional Airshow at the High River Regional Airport. “This is going to be a huge event for our community and surrounding area and it’s a great opportunity […]

  • High River Celebrated Canada Day in Newly Restored George Lane Park

    The River City Car Club held their annual Christmas in July in the park with all funds raised going to Rowen House. There were plenty of nice rides on the ball diamond and adjoining parking lot. Councillors Emile Blockland, Cathy Couey and Don Moore served up birthday cake after we sang O’ Canada at the […]

  • Governor General Announces 86 New Appointments to the Order of Canada

    Astronaut Chris Hadfield and CBC personality Rick Mercer are among recent recipients. OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced today 86 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new appointees include 3 Companions (C.C.), 19 Officers (O.C.) and 64 Members (C.M.). These appointments were made on the recommendation of […]

  • Beginner’s Guide to the World Cup Soccer Tournament

    By Matt Jones, World Soccer Talk If you aren’t really into soccer, I can’t begin to imagine how strange this time of year must be for you. Whilst the rest of the planet—quite literally—is (watching) the World Cup, here’s your chance to get up to speed on the world’s most watched sports competition. The meeting […]

  • Late Night Observing for the Public at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory (RAO)

    Milky Way Nights For three moonless nights in July and in August the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is open to the public for late night observing. Drop in for a chance to observe alongside our research scientists. If conditions are clear then we will view distant planetary nebula, globular clusters and galaxies. We will have several […]

  • Game for Canada Day: Provincial Relay

    Best for: Ages 3 to 5 This is a great way to learn Canadian geography and our provinces. You’ll Need: Small recipe cards Items appropriate to the decided upon activities String (or hula hoops) to differentiate different provincial areas How to Play: Create a fun group activity for each province and territory using something appropriate […]