June 23, 2016
Gallery admission allows access to the following exhibitions: 7: Professional Native Indian Artists; Allora & Calzadilla: Echo to Artifact; A Parallel Excavation: Duane Linklater & Tanya Lukin Linklater; Brittney Bear Hat & Richelle Bear Hat: Little Cree Women (Sisters, Secrets & Stories); Sean Caulfield: The Flood; The Unvarnished Truth: Exploring the Material History of Paintings; BMO World of Creativity: Presto Lumo. The gallery is located at #2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free gallery admission. Last admission at 4:30 pm. Exact time of last entry may vary based on capacity.
The day celebration will continue to be at Rotary Park and Riel Recreation Park. For all the details, visit: https://stalbert.ca/rec/events/canada-day/ There is parking on site or use Park n' Ride from St. Albert Centre. The park is located along the Red Willow Trail and there will be a bike check for those who would like to take advantage of our wonderful trail system and bike or walk to the event. The celebration will include live entertainment, games, inflatables, crafts, face painting and food vendors. The main celebration begins at 11 a.m. and goes to 5 p.m. From 7 to 10:30 p.m. there will be a free outdoor concert in front of St. Albert Place and will include acts by: Scenic Route to Alaska – Created in Edmonton in the summer of 2010, this band performed on the main stage at Seven Music Fest last year and received the Cruz FM Emerging Artist award at the 2014 Edmonton Folk Music Festival. The Dungarees – This Edmonton-based country-rock band has recently opened for Blake Shelton, Reba McEntire, Miranda LambertandShooter Jennings. The band was also nominated for Group of the Year and Fan’s Choice Award at the Alberta Country Music Awards. Odds – This 90s alt rock band formed in 1987 in Vancouver, British Columbia is a six-time Juno award nominee. Fireworks will begin at 11 p.m. at Seven Hills. A number of partnering groups will be hosting their own Canada Day celebrations around St. Albert, including: A number of partnering groups will be hosting their own Canada Day celebrations around St. Albert, including the Little White School: Design a flag and win prizes in our Great Canadian Flag debate. Then, decorate cookies and tour the schoolhouse. St. Albert Grain Elevator Park: Snacks, live music, activities and tours will keep all ages entertained. Father Lacombe Chapel: Participate in crafts and a scavenger hunt, eat homemade ice cream, and tour Alberta’s oldest—yes, oldest—building. Rotary Park: Join Art Gallery of St. Albert to create colourful pinwheels, and observe colours and patterns reflected to infinity through our giant kaleidoscope. The activities listed above will run from noon until 4 p.m. The St. Albert Botanic Parkwill host a Canada Day Strawberry Tea. Visit the park between 1 and 4 p.m. and enjoy cake and strawberry tea, children’s activities, and the flowering gardens. Children’s activities include a scavenger hunt through the park and potting a plant to take home. Admission is by donation. Suggested donation: $5.
Celebrate Canada Day in one of the prettiest settings around! Enjoy a day at the Garden, with musical entertainment, crafts and games for the kids (and insect catching and ponding), and Canada Day cake (while supplies last! Any Canada Armed Forces Personnel or Veterans with ID get half-price admission all day. Free admission for Garden Season Pass Holders and Friends of the Garden members. For information call 780-987-3054 ext. 2223. The scenic Devonian Botanic Garden is located in Parkland County, 5 km north of Devon on Highway 60, within 30 minutes of downtown Edmonton.
Celebrate our Nation’s 149th birthday with a visit to the Muttart Conservatory. Enjoy live music, Canada Day crafts, and face painting. Treats and fun activities will be happening throughout the day – a fun event for the whole family! Friday, July 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Muttart Conservatory, 9626 - 96A St., Edmonton. Regular admission fees apply.
On July 1, “Get Closer” as the zoo celebrates a number of birthdays, including: Canada’s, the zoo’s, and Lucy’s! Join us in singing “O Canada” and enjoy a mini cupcake! Don’t forget to sing “Happy Birthday” to Lucy. Learn to paint like Lucy, enjoy some live music and learn about all of our Canadian animal friends! The fun goes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular admission fees apply. 3315 Buena Vista Road, Edmonton.
Wear your red and white and join the St. Albert Trekkers as they celebrate Canada Day and enjoy the events provided by the City of St. Albert for Canada's celebration. The 5- and 10-km walks will get you to the Rotary Park in time for the celebration kick off. Come for the walk, stay for the fun! Friday, July 1. Register 10:45 a.m.; start: 11:15 a.m. Come early as parking may be limited. Canadian Legion #271, 6 Taché St. St. Albert. Directions: From Edmonton take Hwy. 2 North (Mark Messier Trail) into St. Albert. Turn left onto Green Grove Drive. (Fountain Tire on left), left onto Sir Winston Churchill Ave. at lights. Turn right onto Taché St. Contact: Gerry Vercammen 780-499-4958; email@example.com For more information on this and other walks: www.walkalberta.ca
Celebrate the Canada Day long weekend at the Alberta Railway Museum with our Canadian railway heritage. Ride behind our 1913 steam engine built in Montreal. Tour the historic St. Albert station, built in St. Albert. Climb up in a steam engine which was built in Kingston and ran on the Northern Alberta Railways. Walk through our collection of railway cars from Canadian National, Canada's largest railway. Join us Friday July 1, Saturday July 2, Sunday July 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Alberta Railway Museum is located at 24215 - 34 St. NW, Edmonton. Admission: $7/adults; $6/students and seniors; $3.50/children; kids 2 and under free. Train rides: $5. Information: 780-472-6229 orwww.AlbertaRailwayMuseum.com
Enjoy an afternoon of free Canada Day activities and entertainment inside City Hall and outside on the plaza including: Performances; music and dancing; Give-aways from Direct Energy; City Hall tours every 45 minutes; airbrush tattoos; balloon fairies; chess tournament; pool activities; kids' crafts by The Works Art & Design Festival ... and much more! Friday July 1, at Edmonton City Hall, #1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, from noon to 4 p.m. End the day by watching the spectacular Canada Day fireworks finale in the river valley. It begins at 11 p.m.
Enjoy the Canada Day family events in St. Jean Baptiste Park located in front of the museum at 10010-101 Street. The Musee Morinville Museum will be open to the public during the park events. Activities run in St. Jean Baptiste Park from noon until 3 p.m., July 1. It all starts with a Morinville Council sponsored free hot dog lunch, then enjoy cake, ice cream and watermelon, face painting, games for the kids, and live music. Return for the 10:45 p.m. fireworks, also in the park.
More than 30 years of … Fresh! Local! Fun! The St. Albert Farmers Market is among the largest in Alberta. This year it’s a bigger and better market than ever before. The market features over 250 vendors, five special event days, and a variety of top market-quality products that are home baked, home grown, or handmade. Check out fresh produce, homemade baking, arts and crafts, family entertainment, pickles and preserves, woodworking, farm fresh chicken, ethnic food, pottery, honey, B.C. fruits, fresh fish, pork and beef, jewelry, stained glass and much, much more. The outdoor market runsfrom 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday from June 11 until Oct. 1,along St. Anne and St. Thomas streets!
The St. Albert Church of Christ invites you to join us on the last Wednesday of the month over the summer as we are hosting an a cappella gospel sing-along at Lions Park, Sir Winston Churchill Avenue and Taché St. Please join us on June 29 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Check us out at stalbertchurchofchrist.org.
Everyone loves to see what can be done in a yard, big or small! Join us to view ten unique garden properties in St. Albert on Sunday, July 3. You can go on a self-directed tour or be a part of the bus tour (limited space).Purchase tickets by June 30.Self-directed tour:$10/members; $13/non-members.Bus tour (limited space): $15/members; $18/non-members. Call the club at 780-459-0433 ext. 0 or stop by 301 Grandin Tower to purchase. Visit the website at: http://stalbert50plus.com/
For the sixth year straight, those who are ready for a frighteningly good time are invited to Edmonton’s oldest and largest cemetery. Five of Alberta's professional storytellers will treat you to a ghoulishly good time, in the solemn setting of the Edmonton cemetery, they will tell stories that will draw you in, hold you hostage, and send you home shaking! The storytellers are: Jennifer Kennedy, Kriket, Lothar Malmberg, Kerry McPhail, and Laura O'Connor. We’ll be in front of the Mausoleum at the Edmonton Cemetery, 11820 – 107 Ave. Arrive 20 minutes early at the main gates on the north side of 107th Avenue to be ushered safely in. Join us Sunday, July 3. Gates open at 8 p.m. Show: 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Suitable for ages: teen to adult. Warning, there are no public washrooms at the cemetery! Parking available on both sides of the cemetery. Bring a lawn chair, weather-proof clothing and a flashlight. Spine-Tingling Tales is an official TALES Edmonton event. For more information call Stephanie at 780-907-3231 or see our listing at the Historic Festival and Doors Open Edmonton: http://www.historicedmonton.ca/events/spine-tingling-tales/ Tickets may be reserved in advance or purchased at the gates. Cost: $20 per person, cash only.
Back by popular demand!Music by Gerry Krebbs.Join us for barbecuedbeef on a bun, baked beans, potato salad, tossed salad and ice cream sundaes.Members $14; non-members $17. Friday, July 8 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Please purchase tickets by Tuesday, July 5. Call the club at 780-459-0433 ext. 0 or stop by 301 Grandin Tower to purchase. Visit the website at: http://stalbert50plus.com/
Visit the Library as part of your ArtWalk tour the first Thursday of the month throughout the summer. On Thursday, July 7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. explore the fluidity of watercolour through Edmonton-based artist, Robin Light, whose work will be on display in the Library. In his series, Robin's paintings highlight the effects of adding the element of gravity to his works. Art exhibits will be on display throughout the summer, and change monthly. Be sure to get your ArtWalk passport stamped to enter for monthly prize draws. You can pick up your passport at the Library. The library is located in St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street.
Join us for walking tours of St Albert’s past and discover what makes our city unique! Walking tours run throughout the summer in St. Albert’s riverside, historic downtown, and Mission Hill. Join us Thursday, July 7 at 6:30 p.m.at the Little White School, 2 Madonna Drive for a tour of Riverside. The Riverside tour is about 1.5 to 2 hours.
Circle July 10 on your calendar and plan to attend the 16th annual Strathcona County Garden Tour, organized by the Friends of Strathcona County Library. Pack a hat and hop into the car or a day of fresh air and sunshine, on this self-guided tour that will take you to 11 of the most beautiful gardens in Sherwood Park and rural Strathcona County. Hot dogs and cool drinks are available for a nominal fee at the sixth stop, at Aqualine Aquatic Plants. This unique fundraiser supports Strathcona County Library and 2016 is the final year that it will run. Tickets are now on sale at the library checkout desk,(the library is located at 401 Festival Lane in Sherwood Park), Salisbury Greenhouses, or Aqualine Aquatic Plants. Tickets are $12 per person (12 and under free of charge). Join us Sunday, July 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For further information, contact Louise at 780-410-8612 or firstname.lastname@example.org All proceeds from this event go to the library. Thanks to our 80+ volunteers and hosts who always make this day such a success.
This is a walking course suitable for both golfers and non-golfers; 18 holes; par 70. Barbecue to follow at Cornerstone Hall, 6 Taché Street. Join us Wednesday July 20; 12:15 sign-in at the course. Putting Horse Ranch, 53312 R.R. 272, Spruce Grove, Alta. Members $30; non-members $35. Please register in person with payment by Friday, July 15. St. Albert 50+ Club, 301 Grandin Tower. Telephone: 780-459-0433, ext. 0. Visit the website at: http://stalbert50plus.com/
This exhibition brings together discoveries made by an international team of nearly 30 researchers – scholars of applied radiation sciences, anthropology, art history, biomedical engineering, as well as conservators, conservation scientists, forensic art historians, and curators – who worked together to examine nine historical paintings from the collections of the McMaster Museum of Art including works by Vincent Van Gogh, Alexander Rodchenko and Peter Paul Rubens’ workshop. The Unvarnished Truth: Exploring the Material History of Paintingsexamines these works of European art painted between c. 1520 and 1919 with accompanying research findings, and highlights the importance of technical art history, showcasing the lifespans of artworks as material cultural objects. The Unvarnished Truth: Exploring the Material History of Paintings is organized and circulated by the McMaster Museum of Art. The MMA gratefully acknowledges the support of the Museums Assistance Program, Canadian Heritage and the Ontario Arts Council. Presented at your AGA with the support of Capital Powered Art, an exhibition series sponsored by Capital Power Corporation. Exhibit runs to Sept. 18. Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton. Telephone: 780-422-6223. Summer gallery hours: Tuesday and Friday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.,; Wednesday and Thursday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday: closed.
Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective presents an exhibition of new works by internationally known artists Duane Linklater and Tanya Lukin Linklater. Featuring installation work by both artists, the exhibition explores notions of excavation in relation to the intellectual, environmental and cultural resources most immediate to the artists. Duane Linklater investigates the structure and materiality of the gallery wall itself, which includes gypsum, wood and steel, and considers the political implications of those materials as resources extracted in Canada. Tanya Lukin Linklater’s sculptural work excavates the Art Gallery of Alberta’s archival records to investigate the complex relationships of Indigenous peoples and artists to institutions, museums and galleries. A Parallel Excavation: Duane Linklater & Tanya Lukin Linklater is curated by Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective and organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta. Exhibit opens April 30 and runs to Sept. 18. Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton. Telephone: 780-422-6223. Summer gallery hours: Tuesday and Friday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.,; Wednesday and Thursday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday: closed.
Flow of Traffic Theory is a visual survey of conceptual artist, Gerry Dotto’s driving experiences and encounters on the road. This exhibit features photography, collaged studies, altered objectsand sculptural replicas that depict road-related imagery and entities. These audacious and refreshingly humorous works urge us to ponder our daily contact and interaction with public forms of graphic communication. Opening reception and ArtWalk: Thursday, June 2, from 6 to 9 p.m.Exhibition runs June 2 to July 2. Art Gallery of St. Albert, 19 Perron Street, St. Albert. Phone: 780-460-4310 Fax: 780-460-9537. Visit ArtGalleryofStAlbert.ca for all-ages programming details related to this exhibit.
Allora & Calzadilla: Echo to Artifact is the first major exhibition in Canada of the work of internationally renowned artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla. It features film, sculpture, sound pieces and performances, and new work based on the artists’ research into western Canada’s prehistoric past. The works in the exhibition consider the nature of sound, music and the voice as a way to animate both natural forms and man-made artifacts and include the remains of dinosaurs, a piece of Hadean rock and the oldest musical instrument ever discovered. In the summer of 2014, Allora & Calzadilla made a research trip to Alberta, and visited the Burgess Shale and the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology. A main feature of this exhibition is the sculptural installation,Intervals, that is composed of transparent acrylic lecterns and dinosaur bones. These will be installed with Lifespan, a live vocal performance centered on a piece of the Earth's mantle from the Acasta River Gneiss (NWT) and estimated to be over four billion years old.The exhibition will also feature three films:Apotomē(2013),3 (2013) and Raptor's Rapture (2012), all of which stem from the artists' research into specific historical artifacts and their musical affinities. The Great Silence (2014), a three-channel video installation, focuses on the world's largest radio telescope, which transmits and captures radio waves to and from the farthest edges of the universe. Located in Esperanza, Puerto Rico, it is also home to the last members of an endangered species of parrots.Exhibit runs from June 3 to Aug. 28. Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton. Telephone: 780-422-6223. Summer gallery hours: Tuesday and Friday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.,; Wednesday and Thursday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday: closed.
This year even babies and toddlers can join in on the library summer reading game fun! Read one book with your baby/toddler every day, fill in our special sheet and return it to the children's desk at the end of summer for a chance to win a prize.The summer reading game runs June 28 to August 22.The library is located in St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street.
A multi-disciplinary dance festival that includes dance performances by some of Alberta’s most renowned and talented dancers, special events and educational programming all concerned with the dance genre. Runs from July 1 to 10. For all the details, go to: www.abdancealliance.ab.ca
Come and play in the street! Sir Winston Churchill Square is alive for 10 fun-filled days of free performances by internationally known street acts including magicians, clowns, jugglers, hip hop dancers, mime artists, musicians, sword-swallowers and more. Street performance has come a long way in Canada over the last few years, and we want to highlight some of the best examples of that. The performers do their best to entertain, then they pass the hat. Audiences pay for the show entirely at their own discretion. Kids’ World has performances, play and activities for the young and young at heart. An important part of the festival is Be Your Own Busker, a free artist-led workshop for audiences of all ages and abilities. Through the joyous creativity of circus arts, this program offers at-risk youth the opportunity to partake in engaging and rewarding circus and street arts related activities in an accessible and barrier-free setting.The fun happens from July 8 to 17. Details at: www.edmontonstreetfest.com
Royal City Soccer Club, a registered non-profit, is excited to announce the 24th year of hosting Canada’s #1 grassroots summer soccer day camps. The camp program is uniquely designed to promote personal development, team building and of course, have fun playing soccer. With a soccer focus in the morning and a supervised leisure swim with other organized camp activities in the afternoons, all boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 13 are encouraged to join. This summer, Royal City Soccer Club will host camps during July and August in St. Albert. The benefits of soccer camp for kids might seem obvious – healthy, physical activity. But at Royal City Soccer Club, soccer camp is so much more. Boys and girls will learn life skills which extend far beyond the one or two weeks of their camp session. Campers learn leadership and team skills while gaining self-confidence that doesn’t come easily in some environments. You don’t have to be a great soccer player and often, you don’t need any soccer experience at all to attend a soccer camp. Campers can register for full day, morning and afternoon sessions with supervised early drop off and late pickup options at no extra cost. The Royal City Soccer Club is a registered non-profit community organization established to operate unique summer soccer day camps. Having hosted over 300,000 boys and girls between 5 and 13 years old in over 100 locations across Canada, Royal City Soccer Club operates the #1 grassroots soccer camp in the country. For all the details, or to register, go online to: www.royalsoccer.com
The Library's spectacular summer reading games kick offTuesday, June 28 at 9:15 a.m. Our summer reading games are a fun way to keep your kids reading throughout the summer. Players take turns doing interactive challenges in our original, life-sized game. After completing each challenge, kids select books to read from different genres, and when they are done their reading, they return to face the next challenge. All children who complete the game will receive a prize. And best of all, St. Albert kids read and play for free! Readers in grades one to six are invited to join the Explorers of the Unknown, and pre-schoolers can play their own early-literacy game called Adventure Club. The games run daily between June 28 and August 22, opening 15 minutes after the library opens, and shutting down 15 minutes prior to the library closing. The library is located in St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street (www.sapl.ca).
Join us for an hour-long story and craft program in conjunction with the Summer Reading Game on Wednesday, July 6 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. For grades 1 to 6. Register in advance, online at www.sapl.ca, at the second floor information desk, or call 780-459-1682. St. Albert Public Library, inside St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street.
Calling all detectives to go on a scavenger hunt for Waldo! The red and white world traveller will be hiding in the library and downtown St. Albert. The Waldo Hunt launches Friday, July 8 at 10:30 a.m. in the lobby of St. Albert Place. There you can pick up your passport and start the adventure that runs until July 14. Passports for the hunt can be picked up at the library or any of the participating venues or printed off the library website. St. Albert Public Library, inside St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street.
Compared to regular walking, Nordic walking uses more of the body’s muscles including those of the upper body and core. It can improve stability, balance, and posture. Stress is taken off the hips and knees. Come out and give it a try! Poles are available to use, but space is limited. Meet at the covered picnic shelter. Wednesday, July 6 at Lions Park, Sir Winston Churchill Ave.,St. Albert from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. This free workshop is being put on by the St. Albert Trekkers.
The stakes are high, the danger is exhilarating! Will you make it through a summer of espionage and adventure? Play On the Library's Secret Service Adult Summer Reading Game to see if you have what it takes to be a world class spy. Enter to win great weekly prizes and an end-of-game grand prize! It's easy to play - just stop by the information desk on the second floor to sign up and start reading. Our staff have prepared great reading lists and recommendations to help you find that perfect book. Play anytime during regular library hoursbetween Tuesday, June 28 and Monday, August 22.Find out more at www.sapl.ca. The library is located in St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street.
A tragic, true story that will linger in your memory. Amid religious intolerance, political injustice and racial tension, the stirring TONY Award-winning Parade is a moving examination of the darkest corners of American history. In 1913, Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-raised Jewish man living in Georgia, is put on trial for the murder of 13-year-old Mary Phagan. Already guilty in the eyes of everyone around him, a sensationalist publisher and a janitor’s false testimony seal Leo’s fate. In its Western Canadian debut, Parade is a daring and heart-breaking theatrical experience.The musical premiered on Broadway in 1998 and won Tony Awards for Best Book and Best Original Score, out of nine nominations, and six Drama Desk Awards. This major work was written and composed be renowned composer and lyricists, Jason Robert Brown. Robert Brown is best known for his major works that include The Last Five Years, and The Bridges of Madison County.The NUOVA production will be directed by Artistic Director, Kim Mattice Wanat, and conducted by Andrew St. Hilaire.Opera NUOVA is a charitable, not-for-profit organization established in 1998, primarily as a training organization for operatic vocalists and collaborative pianists across Canada. Their focus is to bridge the gap between academia and a professional career, as well as developing a reputation as one of the best training programs in the country.Parade deals with mature subject matter, contains violence and is appropriate for audience members aged 12 years and up. June 29, 30 and July 1, 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m.,100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park. General Admission $20 to $40. Tickets are available at the Festival Place Box Office, 780-449-3378, www.festivalplace.ca
Time Warp is an eclectic blend of musicians who became friends through music. They bring their own unique musical tastes, talents and experiences together to "rock out" with Retro hits from the 60's, 70's and 80's, have fun and lend a helping hand. Each has worked professionally in the local music industry but they create music in "Time Warp" for the love of music, friends and to give back to their community. Friday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m., at Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park. For ticket info, call the box office, 780-449-3378.
Jez Hellard & The Djukella Orchestra play traditional and contemporary folk music, from jigs, reels and rebel ballads to tango, rhumba and even reggae. Potent songs, tall tales, fiery fiddling, silky double-bass and smoking harmonicas. Since 2005, Jez has played almost a thousand gigs; from the Glastonbury Festival to the Kispiox Valley, New York to Taipei, Istanbul to the Lizard Peninsular, collecting many songs and stories along the way. Saskatoon's Rugged Little Thing blends together a perfect cocktail of Old Time, Bluegrass, and folk music that feels like home. Born out of kitchen jams and late nights by campfires in Canada's north, these two have fallen into sweet harmonies and catchy rhythms that are sure to get your toes tapping. With the release of a new album and an upcoming wedding, 2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year for this ambitious duo. Wednesday, July 6 at 7:30 p.m., at Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park. For ticket info, call the box office, 780-449-3378.
• St. Albert Rugby Football Club: The men’s first division competes in the Alberta Cup and the third division and U21 teams play in the Edmonton Rugby Union. The women’s division one team also scrums down in the ERU. Visit www.edmontonrugby.com or www.stalbertrugby.com for the fixtures.• Impact Soccer: The St. Albert men's and women's Impact teams and the men's St. Albert Rangers kick the ball in the Edmonton District Soccer Association. Visit www.edsa.org for the fixtures• Tigers Baseball Association: Legion Memorial Park is home base for the senior AAA St. Albert Tigers in the Sunburst Baseball League. Visit www.stalberttigers.com, www.baseballalberta.com or www.stalbertbaseball.com for the league schedules.The Tigers host their 32nd annual tournament June 24 to 26 at Legion Park.• St. Albert Minor Baseball Association: The St. Albert Senior (30-plus) Cardinals in the Alberta West Central Baseball League and St. Albert Junior Cardinals in the North Central Alberta Baseball League are up to bat at Legion Memorial Park. Schedules are listed at www.ncabl.ab.ca for the junior Cardinals and www.awcba.org for the senior Cardinals.The Western Canada AA Baseball Championships for U18 midget, U15 bantam and U13 peewee are slated for Legion park Aug. 12 to 14. Visist www.stalbertbaseball.com for details.• Fastball St. Albert: The U16A male and female Western Canadian Softball Champions are July 29 to Aug. 1 at Meadowview Diamonds.St. Albert Angels teams from U10 to U18 compete in the Girls Prairie LeagueFollow the action at www.fastballstalbert.ca.• Lacrosse: The junior A and senior B St. Albert Miners play their Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League home games at Go Auto Arena at Servus Credit Union Place. Visit www.rockymountainlax.com for the schedules.The junior B Tier I St. Albert Crude also run the floor at Akinsdale Arena in the RMLL.• Triathlon: The St. Albert Road Runners and Triathlon Club hosts its annual sprint triathlon Aug. 7 at Fountain Park Recreation Centre. Visit starrt.wildapricot.org for information.
Ekhlass, her husband and two tiny children fled the oppression of life in Iraq with nothing but a spare change of clothes and enough money to pay the smuggler. Life on the run brought many hardships and trials. They did not plan on coming to Canada, but soon discovered it was always God's plan for them. Hear Ekhlass share of their journey from Iraq and creating a new life in a foreign country where they knew no one, didn't speak English, on top of arriving in the middle of a harsh Edmonton winter. Come and be encouraged and learn all the ways the Lord provided for their family. Members of local churches will be on hand to pray with anyone who would like prayer after. Refreshments are provided. Kaleo is a non-denominational monthly gathering where we enjoy a guest speaker and a time of prayer (optional). We welcome all people as well as members from the local churches to come and pray with those who are seeking individual prayer. There is no cost to attend. Be a part of Kaleo on Wednesday, June 29, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Grandin Clubhouse, 5 Grenfell Ave., St. Albert.
Come and join us for a relaxing morning reflecting on moderation.We'll share prayers, writings and videos addressing this topic. Then after coffee break, Ted Glabush will help us to look at the challenge of remaining spiritually focused while navigating the sea of consumer materialism that we deal with in our culture on a daily basis. As we get further clarity on the purpose of our lives, can making our way through the distractions get any easier? Please join us on Sunday, July 3rd from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 365 Carleton Drive ('Transitions' community room).For more information: www.stalbertbahai.org/rgs or call 780-399-7079.
You are a secret agent, code name "Danger". Complete a series of assignments including solving puzzles, decoding messages, and interpreting confidential blueprints and read your way through the excitement of the game. Your paramount mission, should you choose to accept it, is to discover and open the secret vault to recover its contents. All teens who successfully complete the teen summer reading game will receive a new book to keep as a reward. Visit the second floor information desk to get started.The reading game runs June 28 to August 22.The library is located in St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street.
Celebrate the end of school and the start of the Summer Reading Game with a fun night of board games on Monday, July 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. We'll provide snacks and a multitude of board games to play. This program is for ages 11-17. Register in advance, online at www.sapl.ca, at the second floor information desk, or call 780-459-1682. St. Albert Public Library, inside St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street.
Are you a college, university, or high school student seeking seasonal or part-time employment? There's more competition for jobs than ever this summer, so give yourself an edge with this free, full-day workshop at The Collective onTuesday, July 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for young adults ages 15-24.Register in advance, online at www.sapl.ca, at the second floor information desk, or call 780-459-1682. St. Albert Public Library, inside St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street. The Collective is located at #100, 43 St. Thomas Street, St. Albert.
Have you heard about the epic role-playing game, Dungeons & Dragons, and always wanted to try it? Join us for this 2-part session for teens new to D&D. Learn about the game and create your very own character on Wednesday, July 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; and play a short adventure as your new character on Tuesday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. These sessions are not at the Library, they take place at The Collective; #100 43 St. Thomas Street, St. Albert. Register in advance, online at www.sapl.ca, at the second floor information desk, or call 780-459-1682. St. Albert Public Library, inside St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street.