Blackfalds Culture Days – Celebrating Diversity

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Help us celebrate diversity at the food truck festival featuring various food vendors including Taco Monster, Simple Spice, Roly Guacamole, 3 Pink Flamingos, and Tub Stubbs. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with various Blackfalds community groups at the Community Centre for their Community Info Expo. Get information about their services, and register for the programs they offer.  

Red Deer’s SHELTER Ribfest

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

The Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter is back at it again with their Shelter Ribfest on August 27th thru to August 29th at the Westerner Parks NW parking lot only this year it’s a drive-thru event. Four of the best rib trucks from across Canada will be cooking up some of the best mouth-watering barbecued smoked ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, … Read More

In the Neighborhood Concert Tours with Curtis Labelle

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

The Riverside Meadows Community Association is excited to host local Rock Pianist Curtis Labelle and his band for an In the Neighbourhood Pop-Up Concert at the Summer Block Party! Come down from 1 – 3pm for hotdogs, bouncy castles and a windup concert to add some zest to the afternoon! With the high impact of energy and entertainment value, flamboyant … Read More

OpenArt(Interactive Poetry): Poetry in the Moment with Sabrina Samuel

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Stop by Canada 150 Square in Capstone and published poet Sabrina Samuel will pen a few lines of poetry just for you! “Poetry in the Moment” is a mix of improv, poetry and performance art. This Sunday afternoon you can stop by Sabrina’s writing table and she will put pen to paper and weave words together creating a unique poem … Read More

OpenArt ( Musical Performance): Analogue

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Join Ryan Berglund & Steven Kitt of Analogue onsite at Canada 150 Square for a great set full of soulful tunes. Enjoy a beautiful evening by the river with this free outdoor performance brought to you by Capstone’s OpenStory. (www.ryanberglund335.wixsite.com/website) — OpenStory, is Red Deer’s free interactive art installation brought to you by Capstone. The OpenStory exhibit features interactive portals … Read More

OpenArt ( Teen/Adult Art Activity) Watercolours with Wendy Meeres

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

You’re invited to Canada 150 Square in Capstone for a free watercolour painting workshop facilitated by artist Wendy Meeres. Learn to work with watercolour and create your own wild rose painting. (www.facebook.com/WendyMeeresArt) — This workshop is part of OpenStory, Red Deer’s free interactive art installation brought to you by Capstone. The OpenStory exhibit features interactive portals that tell a visual … Read More

Bard in The Big Top Pop-Up Shows

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Sat. Aug. 28 2:00 PM – 2:40 PM at Capstone 150 Square Join Bard in the Big Top as they present a wide variety of performances inspired by Shakespeare’s greatest hits! Brought to you by Primestock Theatre for the OpenStory community event. Trigger warning: the deal deals with themes of romance, death, iambic pentameter, witches, whip cracks, loud sounds.This performance … Read More

Downtown Car Boot Sale

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

The Downtown Red Deer Car Boot Sale returns to Little Gaetz Ave. August 25, 2021! Everyone is invited to shop at the Downtown Car Boot Sale! It is an open street event (beginning at 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.). Pedestrians can come check out this oversized, on-street “garage sale!”.

Bug Jamboree at the Ellis Bird Farm

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Ellis Bird Farm is having their Bug Jamboree this Saturday, we have lots of special guests, and special activities going on from 1-4! Come check it out! More information can be found on our website. Please make note some of the events that day require registration on our website.

Virtual Mini Tour of A Prairie Vernacular

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Join MAG Curator of Art, Pat Matheson, for a mini tour of the current exhibition, A Prairie Vernacular: Folk & Contemporary Art Narratives of Life On the Canadian Prairies. How does daily life and memories of life on the prairies influence the work of the artists in this exhibition? We will also focus on Memoria – artists’ reconstructions of the prairie … Read More

MADISYN LOVELACE & FRIENDS

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Come join us on the Ross Street Patio for a free Concert (donations welcomed!), Saturday August 7 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.. Featuring Madisyn Lovelace (it’s her birthday!) leading a band (Carl Stretton-Guitars, Nathan Danser-E. Guitar, Jan Oleson-Bass, Donny Smith-Drums ). And featuring Madisyn on Vocals leading a tribute to Sheryl Crow. If you’re a fan, you won’t be disappointed! For … Read More

Miami Nights XII

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Beatcrown Canada Presents MIAMI NIGHTS vol. XII w/ DJ WACHO Canada’s #1 Latin DJ Reggaeton * Salsa * Top40 * Bachata * Dembow * Cumbia * Afrobeats * Dancehall August 14. 2021 at Bo’s Bar and Stage from 9:00pm to 1:00am. Tickets are $15 plus SC in advance and can be purchased by going to https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/miami-nights-xii-tickets-163584709269 , $20 at the … Read More

Central Alberta Mopar 2021 Car Show

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

The Central Alberta Mopars 2021 Car Show is happening at The Parkland Mall , NE parking area behind GoodLife Fitness  Saturday August 7 from 9:00am to 3:00pm.It’s a free event for anyone to walk-in and check out the vehicles, while a donation is needed if you’d like to participate in the show

Wild About Bees

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

​WILD ABOUT BEES July 14 or August 18 10 AM – 12 PM or 1 – 3 PM All ages welcome but geared towards ages 6-14 @ Kuhnen Park Learn about pollinators with Charity Briere, Entomologist & AB Native Bee Council board member.  Nature walk will locate signs of pollinators and learn more about our native insect species.  Create nature … Read More

Butterfly Walk at JJ Collett Natural Area

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

  Butterfly Nature Walk August 15, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Your Host: Benny Acorn Location: J. J. Collett Natural Area. Learn all about butterflies with Benny Acorn. The walk will include catching and identifying butterflies and talking about their life cycle. A craft will be included with this event. This event is … Read More

Games and Stories Day At the laft Hus

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Come on down to the Laft Hus at Heritage Square and play some outdoor activities, hear some fun folklore stories and do some folklore related crafts Saturday August 14 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Stories will be read hourly with crafts and games happening as well.

Back to The Roots Day at Parkland Garden Centre

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Come on down to Parkland gardens for their Back To The Roots Day happening this Sunday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Save up to 50% off all trees, shrubs & perennials. Ask our horticulturists and bring your garden questions and plant samples (in a sealed bag) or purchase your Edible Fruit Trees,Shrubs, Perennials and Indoor Plants and recieve expert advice. Experience … Read More

Pond Dipping at the Tees Trout Pond

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Pond Dipping August 4, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. For kids ages 6 to 14 Your Host: Shaye Hill Location: Tees Trout Pond Learn about amphibians and invertebrates. We will be exploring open water, so wear rubber boots and bring an extra pair of clothes just in case. You must register to attend. … Read More