Him and Her at the Ross Street Patio

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

It’s going to be a beautiful evening once again on the Ross Street Patio Friday June 25 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Come join us for some tunes, sunshine, beverages and snacks; available from many awesome vendors along Ross. Let’s bring summer to life with some much missed music friends.

Container Planting with Building Incredible Babies

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Join us outside in our parking lot again this summer each week for fun activities and crafts for free with the Family Services of Central Alberta.  There will be weekly theme and presented by staff from our Infant Preschool Wellness Program (IPWP), Building Incredible Babies (BIB), Healthy Families, Basic English & Play and the Central Alberta Children’s Festival. Families must … Read More

Spoken Word Open Mic

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Come on down to The Velvet Olive Lounge for The Spoken Word Open Mic Friday June 25 at 6:00pm till 11:00pm. The bowl rises from the ashes and holds the running order for an evening of speaking your mind. This monthly event is your chance to share your poetry, stories, comedy, monologues, and beatboxing skills with the rest of us. … Read More

TLC Road Rally & Photo Hunt

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Grab your partner or a friend, tour around Central Alberta and have some fun for a good cause June 17-19. The TLC Road Rally & Photo Hunt has no competitive aspect and no checkpoints. It’s all about the drive and discovering some of the hidden gems in Central Alberta! For details visit www.lendingcupboard.ca/tlc-road-rally-photo-hunt or call Janice at 403-356-1678 for more … Read More

Trash to Treasure

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

The Kerry Wood Nature Centre hosts a Trash to Treasure Swap Meet on the same weekends as Kick it to the Curb. On these weekends, please bring in your good condition, yet unwanted small items and browse for new-to-you treasures. Let’s keep it out of the landfill! For more information, please call 403-346-2010 or visit The City’s Kick it to … Read More

Edmonton Indigenous Peoples Festival

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

The Canadian Native Friendship Centre and The City of Edmonton are proud to present the Edmonton Indigenous Peoples Festival, live streamed on YouTube on June 19th, 2021, from 6 – 8 pm. Featuring local Albertan musical performances, cultural demonstrations, and a heartfelt message from our Oiler’s own Ethan Bear, this special event will showcase Indigenous talent, culture, experiences, and perspectives

1913 Days Sylvan Lake

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

The Town of Sylvan Lake and Vesta Energy is proud to host 1913 Days! Working closely with Alberta Health Services, 1913 Days promises to provide a celebration of our community while respecting current public health restrictions. This year’s event includes: Downtown Sidewalk Sale & Win Your Purchase Contest | June 18-19 *Horse & Carriage Rides | 2-8 PM on June … Read More

Family Nature Art At The Nature Centre

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Saturday & Sunday, June 12 & 13 From 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Foster a love, appreciation, and deep connection with the natural world through expressive, playful nature art at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. Our Interpreter will guide each family to an area where they will gather natural items to create their art with and then to a place to … Read More

Old Time Game Time at Fort Normandeau

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Before video games there were marbles, jacks, and Jika Kwanak. Learn how to play games that have stood the test of time; come play with us at Historic Fort Normandeau Sunday June 13 from 2:00pm till 5:00pm. Please note that everyone who attends this program must wear a mask. Everyone welcome. $12+GST/family. Pre-registration required by June 12 at 4:30 p.m. … Read More

Boat Making & Racing

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Join an Interpreter at Historic Fort Normandeau for this fun program for the entire family Saturday June 12 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm. Learn how to make a small boat out of natural materials that can then be raced. Who in your family will make the boat that will float best? Please note that everyone who attends this program must wear … Read More

Father’s Day Build a Bird House

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Create memories with your dad while building houses for birds! No registration is required and you can stop by the Visitor Centre all day and purchase the bird houses at the Ellis Bird Farm.You can take them home or build them onsite! Chickadee/House Wren kits are $16 and the Bluebird/Tree Swallow kits are $18.

EBird Workshop

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Learn all about eBird, one of the world’s largest citizen science projects and birding community at the Ellis Bird Farm Saturday June 19 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm. Master utilizing this app and practice your skills outside with Lucas. Registration can be found at https://www.ellisbirdfarm.ca/registration—eventstours… for this free workshop with limited spots!

Hummingbird Planter Workshop

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Ellis Bird Farm is hosting a Hummingbird Planter Workshop with Parkland Nurseries & Garden Centre June 12 at 1:00pm. Register online for this workshop and learn how to attract hummingbirds and to build your own hummingbird planter. The cost is $60 per person and any age groups are welcome!

Bluebird Trail Tour at the Ellis Bird Farm

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Get a tour if our Bluebird Trail with our research assistant Lucas! We have the largest number of Bluebird nest boxes in the world and new exciting nest box research starting up!.Registration can be found at https://www.ellisbirdfarm.ca/registration—eventstours…  

Beginner Bird ID Workshop at the Ellis Bird Farm

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Are you wanting to get into birding but aren’t sure where to start or maybe you would like to learn extra tips and tricks. Our biologist sandy will be leading this free workshop Sunday June 13 from 9-11.Registration can be found at https://www.ellisbirdfarm.ca/registration—eventstours… for this free workshop with limited spots! Learn some birding tricks with Sandy and grab delicious lunch … Read More

Quick Times Red Deer Swap Meet

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

Quick Times Swap Meet is an automotive swap meet, hot rod performance, muscle car and racing cars, parts, memorabilia, apparel and so much more! This outdoor event will be held Saturday June 12 from 8:00am to 2:00pm in the NW Parking lot at Westerner Park on Red Deer Alberta, use the North entrance please, tell your friends, tell your neighbors, … Read More

Father’s Day Family Car Rally

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

FATHER’S DAY FAMILY CAR RALLY On Saturday June 20th gather your family in your car and join us for an exciting Scavenger Hunt starting from your home.  Instructions will be given out for you to complete at your leisure during the morning.  After the Hunt, meet up at the Victory Church between 1-3 pm where Prizes will be drawn and hot … Read More

Virtually All Dressed Up Women of Excellence

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE! Join us as we celebrate Central Alberta’s most incredible women at this year’s Women of Excellence Gala. No matter where you are, as long as you have access to the internet, you are welcome to join us as we get Virtually All Dressed up, and pay tribute to the women who are being recognized for their … Read More

COOK WITH MEG- Virtual Cooking Classes for Teens, + Families!

Colleen Chapman-Hambly

COOK WITH MEG, FROM ANYWHERE! If your hand is in the air, you can Cook with Meg online, from anywhere in the world! All you need is a computer with an internet connection, a webcam and LOVE of FOOD! Once purchased, you’ll receive a ZOOM link along with the class schedule including the recipes and ingredients list. Classes all take … Read More