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June 2018

Wednesday

June 20, 2018

MiniMAG @ the MAG: Painting Popsicles

9:30 am - 11:00 am 4525-47a Avenue

Painting Popsicles Jun 20th, 2018 9:30 am - 11:00 am Today is all about patterns. Patterns on popsicles that is! Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids. This drop in program runs every Wednesday morning from 9:30 – 11 am and the cost to create your own piece of art is $2/child for those with family memberships and $3/child for those without a family membership. This program runs from September to June.

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Live Music on the Ross Street Patio

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Ross Street Patio

Enjoy free, live music performances all summer long on Ross Street Patio in the heart of Downtown Red Deer, proudly presented by the Downtown Business Association and The City of Red Deer. The season kicks off May 29 and continues through September 13, 2018. Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Wednesdays: 4 – 6 p.m. (during the ATB Financial Downtown Market) Fridays (June 15, July 13, August 10): 6 – 10 p.m. For more information and a schedule of Tuesday-Thursday events, visit www.downtownreddeer.com. For details on Friday events, visit The City of Red Deer’s website: www.reddeer.ca/patioparties #RossStPatio

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ATB Financial Downtown Market

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Downtown Red Deer

Located on Little Gaetz Ave in Downtown Red Deer, the ATB Financial Downtown Market runs every Wednesday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. from late May to October. Fresh produce, baked goods and handmade items are available from local vendors. For more information, visit http://www.downtownreddeer.com/events/downtown-market/. For weekly updates, follow the market on Facebook: www.facebook.com/RedDeerDowntownMarket Please note: Dogs are not permitted on-site, as per Alberta Health Services regulations. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Thursday

June 21, 2018

Waskasoo SeepeeTraditional Pow Wow

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 3310 50 Ave

Waskasoo Seepee Traditional Pow Wow at the Sheraton. Grand Entry at 5 pm with Master of Ceremonies Douglas Bonaise and Dion Tootoosis. Male categories include Traditional, Chicken, Grass and Fancy. Female Categories include Traditional, Jingle and Fancy. Other groups include, Tiny Tots & Juniors, Teens, Adult, Golden Age. Dance Out Flags at 10 pm. There will be 50/50, Raffles and Artisans. For more information, please contact Darcy Goodrunning 403.844.7194 or Diane Gardipy or Teresa Cardinal 403.340.0020

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National Aboriginal Day 2018

12:00 am - 12:00 am 3310 50 Ave

The Red Deer Native Friendship Society is proud to host an event for Canada's National Aboriginal Day 2018! For this one-and-a-half day event, we hope to bring the community together to learn about and celebrate the diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples. This celebration is for everyone! Our mission is to not only provide an educational experience for individuals who wish to gain a better understanding of Aboriginal heritage but to also celebrate the tremendous achievements made by our nation's Aboriginal peoples. Mini Pow-wow will be open to both conference attendees and the general public. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!! Conference Registration: https://carcpd.ab.ca/conference/47 Room bookings: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/…/NationalAboriginalConfere… **We are offering a subsidy that will be available on a first come first serve basis. You can apply for $200 at LifeLong Learning by going to https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSctMxfZxpLpBVCUvN…/viewform

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Live Music on the Ross Street Patio

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Ross Street Patio

Enjoy free, live music performances all summer long on Ross Street Patio in the heart of Downtown Red Deer, proudly presented by the Downtown Business Association and The City of Red Deer. The season kicks off May 29 and continues through September 13, 2018. Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Wednesdays: 4 – 6 p.m. (during the ATB Financial Downtown Market) Fridays (June 15, July 13, August 10): 6 – 10 p.m. For more information and a schedule of Tuesday-Thursday events, visit www.downtownreddeer.com. For details on Friday events, visit The City of Red Deer’s website: www.reddeer.ca/patioparties #RossStPatio

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Friday

June 22, 2018

National Aboriginal Day 2018

12:00 am - 12:00 am 3310 50 Ave

The Red Deer Native Friendship Society is proud to host an event for Canada's National Aboriginal Day 2018! For this one-and-a-half day event, we hope to bring the community together to learn about and celebrate the diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples. This celebration is for everyone! Our mission is to not only provide an educational experience for individuals who wish to gain a better understanding of Aboriginal heritage but to also celebrate the tremendous achievements made by our nation's Aboriginal peoples. Mini Pow-wow will be open to both conference attendees and the general public. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!! Conference Registration: https://carcpd.ab.ca/conference/47 Room bookings: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/…/NationalAboriginalConfere… **We are offering a subsidy that will be available on a first come first serve basis. You can apply for $200 at LifeLong Learning by going to https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSctMxfZxpLpBVCUvN…/viewform

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Saturday

June 23, 2018

Open Studio Tour 2018

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm 4818 50 Avenue

The Red Deer Arts Council is thrilled to announce its third Open Studio Tour, June 23 and 24, 2018! This is a self guided tour of artist studio spaces and free to the public. Nineteen visual artists in fourteen studios bring you this amazing experience. They will open the doors to their private art studios from 1 to 4:30 p.m., and welcome the public to see the process of creating fine art as each artist demonstrates their processes. From sculpted clay to sculpted metal, from paintings to silk, from jewellery to glass, the fascinating techniques and works of some of Red Deer and area’s most recognized artists will be on display for visitors. This self-guided tour is free of charge. Visitors can download or print the tour brochure and a map to help find all the studios, and artist bios to read before arriving on scene. The artists will not only demonstrate the processes they use, but happily take questions about their media, style, technique or anything related to art. Artists love to answer questions about their art! Each studio is also offering a door prize for visitors. The draw will take place at a reception at Troubled Monk Brewery at 5551 45 Street. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the Brewery's tour and tasting to find out about their own brand of locally made, hand crafted products. Tour visitors are invited to RSVP to the Arts Council by June 19th by phone at 403-348-2787 or by email at reddeerartscouncil@gmail.com - to be eligible for this special reception. The downloadable/printable brochure is available on the Arts Council website http://www.reddeerartscouncil.ca or Facebook page.

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Open Studio Tour

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 5551 45 Street

Red Deer Arts Council’s Third Open Studio Tour takes public behind closed doors! The Red Deer Arts Council is thrilled to announce its third Open Studio Tour, June 23 and 24, 2018! We have partnered with sixteen visual artists in thirteen studios in town & country to bring you this amazing experience. Tour their private art studios from 1-4 p.m. We welcome you to see the process of creating fine art. From sculpted clay to sculpted metal,  silk to canvas, oils to acrylics, the fascinating techniques and works of some of Red Deer and area’s most accomplished artists will be on display for your viewing and questioning pleasure. This self-guided tour is free of charge. Each studio is also offering a door prize for visitors. The draw will take place at a reception at Troubled Monk #1, 5551 45 Street at 5 pm. Tour visitors are invited to RSVP to the Arts Council by June 18th by phone at 403-348-2787 to qualify for this special reception. Check our website for more information.

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Red Deer Highland Games & Festival

8:00 am - 6:00 pm 4847A - 19 Street

The Red Deer Highland Games have been held in Red Deer since 1947, and are known as the kickoff to the Highland Season in Central Alberta. The Highland Games are an integral part of our community identity and a well-loved event at the start of the summer. There are numerous activities designed to create an exciting and fun day for those of Celtic Heritage and for those who’d like to be! Come out to Westerner Park in red Deer on Saturday, June 23rd and enjoy Piping and Drumming Competitions, Sheep Dog and spinning demonstrations, Highland Dance and watch them toss the caber, put the stone and much more in the Heavy Events. There is something for everyone with live entertainment and a fun filled Children's Area. Tickets are available through Tickets Alberta at http://www.ticketsalberta.com/event/red-deer-highland-games Parking is included with your ticket purchase. Follow us on Facebook at Red Deer Highland Games

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MAGSaturday: Scrolled Story Telling

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 4525-47a Avenue

Scrolled Story Telling Jun 16th, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Today we are trying a bit of kinetic art mixed into 2D and 3D format. What does that mean? We are making story boards that scroll through a box! Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. Drop-in… no registration required Ages 3 & under are free Create art with your kids! Saturday afternoons from 1:00 - 4:00 pm Programs offered all year round

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MAGSaturday: Multimedia Gardens

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 4525-47a Avenue

MAG Saturday: Multimedia Gardens Jun 23rd, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Mix and match your shapes then grow your garden from there. We are using an array of media + drawing skills to make this art project come to life. Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. Drop-in… no registration required Ages 3 & under are free Create art with your kids! Saturday afternoons from 1:00 - 4:00 pm Programs offered all year round Read our Artist Biographies

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Sunday

June 24, 2018

Open Studio Tour 2018

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm 4818 50 Avenue

The Red Deer Arts Council is thrilled to announce its third Open Studio Tour, June 23 and 24, 2018! This is a self guided tour of artist studio spaces and free to the public. Nineteen visual artists in fourteen studios bring you this amazing experience. They will open the doors to their private art studios from 1 to 4:30 p.m., and welcome the public to see the process of creating fine art as each artist demonstrates their processes. From sculpted clay to sculpted metal, from paintings to silk, from jewellery to glass, the fascinating techniques and works of some of Red Deer and area’s most recognized artists will be on display for visitors. This self-guided tour is free of charge. Visitors can download or print the tour brochure and a map to help find all the studios, and artist bios to read before arriving on scene. The artists will not only demonstrate the processes they use, but happily take questions about their media, style, technique or anything related to art. Artists love to answer questions about their art! Each studio is also offering a door prize for visitors. The draw will take place at a reception at Troubled Monk Brewery at 5551 45 Street. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the Brewery's tour and tasting to find out about their own brand of locally made, hand crafted products. Tour visitors are invited to RSVP to the Arts Council by June 19th by phone at 403-348-2787 or by email at reddeerartscouncil@gmail.com - to be eligible for this special reception. The downloadable/printable brochure is available on the Arts Council website http://www.reddeerartscouncil.ca or Facebook page.

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Open Studio Tour

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 5551 45 Street

Red Deer Arts Council’s Third Open Studio Tour takes public behind closed doors! The Red Deer Arts Council is thrilled to announce its third Open Studio Tour, June 23 and 24, 2018! We have partnered with sixteen visual artists in thirteen studios in town & country to bring you this amazing experience. Tour their private art studios from 1-4 p.m. We welcome you to see the process of creating fine art. From sculpted clay to sculpted metal,  silk to canvas, oils to acrylics, the fascinating techniques and works of some of Red Deer and area’s most accomplished artists will be on display for your viewing and questioning pleasure. This self-guided tour is free of charge. Each studio is also offering a door prize for visitors. The draw will take place at a reception at Troubled Monk #1, 5551 45 Street at 5 pm. Tour visitors are invited to RSVP to the Arts Council by June 18th by phone at 403-348-2787 to qualify for this special reception. Check our website for more information.

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St. Jean Baptiste Day Family Picnic

11:00 am - 2:00 pm 4525-47a Avenue

Join the Métis Nation of Alberta - Local 492, the association canadienne-française de l'alberta (ACFA), régionale de Red Deer, and the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery (MAG) for St. Jean Baptiste Day on Sunday, June 24, 2018 with a Family Picnic from 11 am - 2 pm in celebration of Métis & French culture. Settle into the green space surrounding the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery and enjoy a picnic with family and friends in the beautiful spring weather. Bring your own picnic basket, or purchase something to snack on onsite! The MAG will be providing guided tours of The Writing on the Wall: Works of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert, RCA beginning at 1 pm. Join us for a slice of cake in our Stewart Discovery Studio after the tours wrap up!

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Tuesday

June 26, 2018

Live Music on the Ross Street Patio

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Ross Street Patio

Enjoy free, live music performances all summer long on Ross Street Patio in the heart of Downtown Red Deer, proudly presented by the Downtown Business Association and The City of Red Deer. The season kicks off May 29 and continues through September 13, 2018. Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Wednesdays: 4 – 6 p.m. (during the ATB Financial Downtown Market) Fridays (June 15, July 13, August 10): 6 – 10 p.m. For more information and a schedule of Tuesday-Thursday events, visit www.downtownreddeer.com. For details on Friday events, visit The City of Red Deer’s website: www.reddeer.ca/patioparties #RossStPatio

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Wednesday

June 27, 2018

Western Canadian Breeders Championships

9:00 am - 9:00 pm 4847A 19th Street

The 2018 Western Canadian Championship Show and Showcase attracts 100’s of horses from Western Canada, along with their owners, riders, friends and family from Canada and the USA. from June 27-July 1st, 2018 at the Westerner Park Red Deer. The Show is free to attend and culminates with a demonstration of some of the various disciplines that the Arabian horse can compete in at the Saturday Evening Showcase.

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Mayor's Garden Party

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 4914 48 Avenue

Red Deerians are invited to join Mayor Tara Veer for an enjoyable and entertaining afternoon featuring musical entertainment and refreshments in beautiful City Hall Park. Mayor’s Garden Party Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. City Hall Park Accessible parking is available on Ross Street (north of City Hall Park) for Action Buses, handicap accessibility and load in/out zones. In the event of inclement weather, the Mayor’s Garden Party will be relocated to the Collicutt Centre Field House (3031 30 Avenue). For additional information, visit http://www.reddeer.ca/recreation-and-culture/community-programs-and-information/event-information/mayors-garden-party/ or contact Culture Services: 403-309-4091 or culturemailbox@reddeer.ca.

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Live Music on the Ross Street Patio

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Ross Street Patio

Enjoy free, live music performances all summer long on Ross Street Patio in the heart of Downtown Red Deer, proudly presented by the Downtown Business Association and The City of Red Deer. The season kicks off May 29 and continues through September 13, 2018. Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Wednesdays: 4 – 6 p.m. (during the ATB Financial Downtown Market) Fridays (June 15, July 13, August 10): 6 – 10 p.m. For more information and a schedule of Tuesday-Thursday events, visit www.downtownreddeer.com. For details on Friday events, visit The City of Red Deer’s website: www.reddeer.ca/patioparties #RossStPatio

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ATB Financial Downtown Market

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Downtown Red Deer

Located on Little Gaetz Ave in Downtown Red Deer, the ATB Financial Downtown Market runs every Wednesday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. from late May to October. Fresh produce, baked goods and handmade items are available from local vendors. For more information, visit http://www.downtownreddeer.com/events/downtown-market/. For weekly updates, follow the market on Facebook: www.facebook.com/RedDeerDowntownMarket Please note: Dogs are not permitted on-site, as per Alberta Health Services regulations. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Thursday

June 28, 2018

Western Canadian Breeders Championships

9:00 am - 8:00 pm 4847A 19th Street

The 2018 Western Canadian Championship Show and Showcase attracts 100’s of horses from Western Canada, along with their owners, riders, friends and family from Canada and the USA. from June 27-July 1st, 2018 at the Westerner Park Red Deer. The Show is free to attend and culminates with a demonstration of some of the various disciplines that the Arabian horse can compete in at the Saturday Evening Showcase.

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Live Music on the Ross Street Patio

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Ross Street Patio

Enjoy free, live music performances all summer long on Ross Street Patio in the heart of Downtown Red Deer, proudly presented by the Downtown Business Association and The City of Red Deer. The season kicks off May 29 and continues through September 13, 2018. Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Wednesdays: 4 – 6 p.m. (during the ATB Financial Downtown Market) Fridays (June 15, July 13, August 10): 6 – 10 p.m. For more information and a schedule of Tuesday-Thursday events, visit www.downtownreddeer.com. For details on Friday events, visit The City of Red Deer’s website: www.reddeer.ca/patioparties #RossStPatio

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Friday

June 29, 2018

Western Canadian Breeders Championships

9:00 am - 8:00 pm 4847A 19th Street

The 2018 Western Canadian Championship Show and Showcase attracts 100’s of horses from Western Canada, along with their owners, riders, friends and family from Canada and the USA. from June 27-July 1st, 2018 at the Westerner Park Red Deer. The Show is free to attend and culminates with a demonstration of some of the various disciplines that the Arabian horse can compete in at the Saturday Evening Showcase.

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Saturday

June 30, 2018

MAGSaturday: Colour Blocked Still Lifes

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 4525-47a Avenue

Colour Blocked Still Lifes Jun 30th, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Shoes might not be for everyone, but they are definitely fun to draw. Today we will be drawing shoes from our collection… you might be surprised at how many shoes we have in our closet. Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. Drop-in… no registration required Ages 3 & under are free Create art with your kids! Saturday afternoons from 1:00 - 4:00 pm Programs offered all year round

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Western Canadian Breeders Championships

9:00 am - 8:00 pm 4847A 19th Street

The 2018 Western Canadian Championship Show and Showcase attracts 100’s of horses from Western Canada, along with their owners, riders, friends and family from Canada and the USA. from June 27-July 1st, 2018 at the Westerner Park Red Deer. The Show is free to attend and culminates with a demonstration of some of the various disciplines that the Arabian horse can compete in at the Saturday Evening Showcase.

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Red Deer Roundup 5k/10k/15k Run

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Railway Bridge Greenspace

Get ready for Westerner Days with a 5k, 10k or 15k Run in support of the Red Deer Ski Patrol! This CHIP TIMED race along the pathways of Red Deer is an exciting and affordable race for runners, joggers and families of all ages and abilities. Pay only $20! Or register for the 2018 Race Series and get all 3 races for only $55! ​

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