Category: Events

  • Jann Arden & Paul Brandt to lead Stampede Parade during “Year of Music”

    Jann Arden & Paul Brandt to lead Stampede Parade during “Year of Music”

    Stampede announces special parade entry to recognize collective wildfire response Calgary – The Calgary Stampede is excited to announce that in honour of our city’s “Year of Music” celebration, singer-songwriter Jann Arden and home-grown country music superstar Paul Brandt will lead the Calgary Stampede Parade. Fresh off hosting the 2016 Juno Awards, Calgary-born Arden is […]

  • Vets Canada Coast to Coast 2016 Tour of Duty This Saturday

    Vets Canada Coast to Coast 2016 Tour of Duty This Saturday

    Hundreds of Volunteers Will Be Searching For Homeless Veterans Calgary Walk Location: Date: Saturday, June 11th, 2016 Time: 1 pm MDT Rallying Point: Celebration Square (C Square) – 502 7th Ave. SE, Calgary Veterans Emergency Transition Services Canada (VETS Canada) is holding the first Coast to Coast Tour of Duty; a National walk in search of Veterans […]

  • Newfie Night in Nanton ~ Screeched Up a Storm

    Newfie Night in Nanton ~ Screeched Up a Storm

    One hundred and thirty four people attended the Boys & Girls Club of the Foothills Newfie Night in Nanton on May 28th.  The event was a fundraiser for the people from Fort McMurray. There were about 10 Fort Mac evacuees in attendance and those I had a chance to speak with were all very grateful […]

  • 75th Anniversary of First Training Flight at Former British Pilot Training School to be Celebrated

    75th Anniversary of First Training Flight at Former British Pilot Training School to be Celebrated

    The former Royal Air Force (RAF) Station De Winton, located southeast of Calgary in the Municipal District of Foothills, will be the site of a ceremony honouring the history of this World War II flying training school. The unveiling and dedication of a plaque will take place on the airfield site at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15. […]

  • Two New Murals to be Unveiled as Part of Community Celebration

    Two New Murals to be Unveiled as Part of Community Celebration

    HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town of High River will be unveiling two new murals as part of a community celebration being held on Saturday, June 18. The event will also include live music in George Lane Park and a free barbecue. Mural one Located on the east side of Servus Credit Union (319 Centre Street […]

  • Historical Re-enactment of the 1914 Suffrage Rally at the Alberta Legislature

    Historical Re-enactment of the 1914 Suffrage Rally at the Alberta Legislature

    In October 1914, hundreds of women and men including members of both the Edmonton and Calgary Equal Franchise Leagues, rallied at the Alberta Legislature to petition Premier Arthur Sifton for the vote for women. Efforts of suffrage activists culminated in the passage of The Equal Suffrage Statutory Law Amendment Act, which gave many Alberta women […]

  • Minister of Culture and Tourism to Host Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers in Alberta

    Minister of Culture and Tourism to Host Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers in Alberta

    Alberta’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Ricardo Miranda, will host Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for sport, physical activity and recreation in Lethbridge to talk about the next steps towards a more physically active country. Canada’s Minister for Sport and Persons with Disabilities, Carla Qualtrough, and the Parliamentary Secretary to Canada’s Minister of […]

  • Westwinds Communities Launch in Black Diamond Tomorrow

    Westwinds Communities Launch in Black Diamond Tomorrow

    Foothills Foundation has now changed its name to Westwinds Communities. Immediate steps to launch the new branding for the organization will include a formal ceremony at the Annual Seniors Week Barbecue, Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at High Country Lodge, 707 Government Road, Black Diamond from 11:30-1:00pm. including plus branding and identity. A new website will […]

  • Jean Statement on Ramadan

    Jean Statement on Ramadan

    Wildrose Leader Brian Jean released the following statement yesterday to mark the beginning of Ramadan: “The month of Ramadan in the Islamic calendar is reserved for the commemoration of the Prophet Muhammad receiving the revelation of the Quran. “As one of the Five Pillars of Islam, Ramadan is a sacred observance during which Muslims exercise […]

  • Black Diamond Parade

    Black Diamond Parade

    We’re working hard to put together the coverage from this weekend for you. But here’s the first piece to get you started! We’ll have more for you over the next couple days! Stay-tuned.

  • Jesus is Coming to the Canadian Badlands for Nine Performances July 8-24

    Jesus is Coming to the Canadian Badlands for Nine Performances July 8-24

    New actor playing Jesus, new script, new musical score, new lead director for 23rd season of The Canadian Badlands Passion Play. Drumheller, Alberta — The Canadian Badlands Passion Play is excited to announce that Caleb Gordon has been cast in the role of Jesus for its nine performances July 8-24 in Drumheller, Alberta. Casting the role […]

  • Voices for the Vote Exhibit Opening June 6, 2016

    Voices for the Vote Exhibit Opening June 6, 2016

    2016 marks the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in Alberta. To celebrate the centennial, the Borealis Gallery will feature an insightful new exhibition, Voices for the Vote. Voices for the Vote will examine historical and contemporary issues of feminism, activism, equality and place through a combination of archival photographs, cartography, oral histories and […]

  • Town of Okotoks: June is Recreation and Parks Month

    Town of Okotoks: June is Recreation and Parks Month

    Come out and Play! June is Recreation and Parks Month is being celebrated this year in Okotoks. This is a fun and exciting way to promote the benefits of daily activity and exercise. Participate in our weekly social media challenges to celebrate physical activity, the great outdoors, and for your chance to win! National Health […]

  • Diamond Valley Parade and Discovery Days is Tomorrow

    Diamond Valley Parade and Discovery Days is Tomorrow

    Check out the new parade route: Here is an updated list of events: Use this map to find out what is happening in Turner Valley in the afternoon: Thank you to the following sponsors for the shuttle bus (running 8am to 4:30pm between the two towns): Woodmaster Homes Okotoks GM Okotoks Nissan Servus Credit Union

  • Invitation to Seniors Lunch from FCSS Black Diamond & Turner Valley

    Invitation to Seniors Lunch from FCSS Black Diamond & Turner Valley

    Family and Community Support Services of Black Diamond and Turner Valley invites Seniors for a luncheon.