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November 2017
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Computer Basics at the St. Albert Public Library

November 21 - November 29
St. Albert Public Library, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert Place
St. Albert, Alberta Canada
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The Library regularly offers a variety of beginner computer training courses free to Library members. This month we are offering: Introduction to Word Processing and Keyboarding on Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.; Google Drive on Monday, Nov. 27 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; and How Stuff Works: Instagram on Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Please see our website www.sapl.ca to register or to find more computer training opportunities offered through the fall. Register in…

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Ripples of Loss

November 22 - December 2
Art Gallery of St. Albert, 19 Perron Street
St. Albert, Alberta Canada
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Terry McCue is a self-taught Ojibwa painter inspired by an array of influences. McCue was born on Curve Lake Reserve, Ontario, and has spent much of his life working and living in First Nations communities, and his connection to them is clear in his work. Having enjoyed great success as a painter over the last 20 plus years, he is known for large, distinctive, bold works that represent the interconnectedness of all living creatures. The Ripples of Loss works are…

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Sister Act

November 22 - December 2

Based on the hit 1992 film, Sister Act is a feel-good musical comedy smash! Featuring original music by Tony winner Alan Menken (Aladdin, Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards including Best Musical. When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself…

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We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice (2016)

November 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta
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Aabizingwashi (Wide Awake): NFB Indigenous Cinema on Tour Throughout 2017, the National Film Board of Canada is offering the films in its exceptional collection of 250+ Indigenous-made works to all Canadians for community screenings. Documentary filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin follows the landmark discrimination case filed by the Assembly of First Nations and the Child Family Caring Society of Canada against Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada in 2007. Obomsawin documents this court challenge, highlighting the inferior child and welfare services available…

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The View from Here

November 23 - November 25
Kinsmen Banquet Centre, 47 Riel Drive
St. Albert, Alberta
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Set in a small down in Kentucky, The View from Here is a comedy about an agoraphobic. Fern, a woman in her mid-30s, has not left her house for six years. She takes in neighbourhood babies for a living. Her nurturing talents are put to the test when her sister lands on her couch in a catatonic state and her neighbour, whose wife has just left him, moves in along with his abandoned baby. In the midst of this confusion,…

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St. Albert Children’s Theatre presents Elf and It’s a Wonderful Life

November 23 - December 3
Arden Theatre, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert Place
St. Albert, Alberta Canada
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Need a little incentive to get into the holiday spirit? Well, whether your favourite holiday entertainment involves laugh-out-loud comedy or something with dramatic flair, you’ll want to take in the St. Albert Children’s Theatre double bill: It’s A Wonderful Life and ELF The Musical JR. Based on the 1946 film by Frank Capra and adapted for stage by James W. Rodgers, It’s A Wonderful Life is the saga of George Bailey, the everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams of escape…

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Letters Across Time: A Collective

November 23 - November 24
Horizon Stage, 1001 Calahoo Road
Spruce Grove,
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As we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, join us for a night of storytelling and memories. We will revisit beautiful and touching letters from days gone by, which write the personal side of Canada’s history. Follow along with us as we reminisce real-life stories of our remarkable past. Tickets: $15 All Ages – Not eligible for discount, does not count toward discount package total. Presented by the Horizon Players. Thursday, Nov. 23* at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 24 at 7:30…

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Light Walk at the Muttart

November 23
Muttart Conservatory, 9626 96A Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Take a stroll under the stars! Experience magic as you walk through the Temperate Pyramid surrounded by nature and other breathtaking wonders. Every Thursday in November and December. Regular admission fees apply. Muttart Conservatory, 9626 96A St., Edmonton.

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Senior and Tot Storytime: Ironwood Estates with St. Albert Public Library

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Drop-in storytime at 10 a.m. with library time to follow. Borrow books, craft and play on Thursdays in November from 10 to 11 a.m. Storytimes will be approximately 20-30 minutes. Everyone is welcome to this intergenerational program. Light refreshments are generously provided by Ironwood Estates. Please build in time to make new connections and visit with the residents and other families who attend. Ironwood Estates is located at 40 Ironwood Point, St. Albert.

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Overture: Information Session and Tour

November 23 @ 12:00 pm
Winspear Centre for Music, Corner of 102nd Avenue and 99th Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre invite you to be our guest at a free, one-hour information session and backstage tour. At the Overture session, you will hear from two or three speakers about the history of the ESO and the Winspear and our vision for the future. You will then be taken on a fascinating backstage tour. Lunch and beverages are provided! Join us at 12 noon on Thursday, Nov. 23. RSVP: Everyone is welcome to attend!…

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Financial Fitness for Seniors

November 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Albert Public Library, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert Place
St. Albert, Alberta Canada
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Come learn about financial fitness on Thursday, Nov. 23 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Be in control of your finances, including preparing for unexpected events. Learn about options to plan for current and future financial obligations, and how to make your money work for you. 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.

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Opening to the Presence of God: Christian Contemplative Practices for Daily Living

November 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Star of the North Retreat Centre, 3A St. Vital Ave.
St. Albert, Alberta
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These evenings will explore the wisdom teachings and practices of early desert fathers and mothers, mystics and saints.   We will also draw from contemporary contemplative traditions and wisdom teachings. Join us as we expand our hearts opening to awakening and transformation in the Divine Presence and deepen our experience of contemplative practice. Facilitator: Lucie Leduc. Thursday, Nov. 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Cost: $15/session. Star of the North Retreat Centre, 3 St. Vital Ave. 780-459-5511. Website: www.starofthenorth.ca

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Barenaked Ladies

November 23 @ 7:30 pm
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 – 87 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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World renowned rockers, Barenaked Ladies are on tour to promote the release of their fifteenth studio album, Fake Nudes. The new album features 14 freshly minted tracks. The long-standing partnership of Ed Robertson (guitar, vocals), Jim Creeggan (bass, vocals), Kevin Hearn (keyboard, guitar, vocals) and Tyler Stewart (drums, vocals) is in top form, capturing the rock icons' incredible camaraderie and musicianship that stand as a testament to the band's remarkable longevity. Fake Nudes features songs written by Ed Robertson, Kevin…

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A Barra MacNeils Christmas

November 23 @ 7:30 pm
Festival Place, 100 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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Canada's Celtic ambassadors! For over three decades, Cape Breton-based family group the Barra MacNeils has been thrilling audiences of all ages, both near and far, with their sparkling repertoire, vocals, instrumental prowess and vibrant showmanship. Join us this Christmas for a musical potpourri of traditional MacNeil family favourites gleaned from Christmas ceilidhs, midnight masses and the general festive frolic that accompanies each holiday season. Considered one of the most beloved concerts on the seasonal circuit! Thursday, Nov. 23 at 7:30…

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Landmarks

November 24 - December 24
Alberta Craft Council, 10186 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Landmarks is an examination of the prairie landscape from multiple perspectives. As artists who have lived and worked in rural western Canada and the Australian outback, Julia Reimer, Tyler Rock and Katherine Russell noticed commonalities between the two landscapes. Both places are sources of inspiration for the artists, both being landscapes replete with texture and unique instance and character of light.

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Hadestown

November 24 - December 3
Citadel Theatre Complex, 9828 – 101A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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By Anais Mitchell. Orpheus' quest to regain the favour of his one true love, Eurydice, infused with the music of American folk and New Orleans jazz traditions. Based on the Greek myth, Hadestown is a steam-punk musical that examines the eternal struggle between art and commerce, faith and doubt, love and death. Recommended for ages 14+. Run time: 135 minutes, plus a 15-minute intermission. Continues to Dec. 3 in the Shoctor Theatre at the Citadel Theatre complex, 9828 – 101A Ave. For ticket info, call 780-425-1820.

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Big Lake Artists’ Studio Christmas Open House/Show and Sale!

November 24 - November 25

Everyone is welcome to attend this free Open House/Show and Sale featuring 10 local artists and various art forms including paintings, mixed media, custom mosaic tilework and jewelry, marbled paper items and more! There will be art demos, refreshments and holiday treats. 10% of all sale proceeds will be donated to the St. Albert Food Bank, and food donations will also be accepted at the door. The studios are located in Riel Business Park on the second floor of 33…

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Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony

November 24 - November 25
Winspear Centre for Music, Corner of 102nd Avenue and 99th Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Prior, conductor. Guest artist: Robert Uchida, violin. Sink into a world of meditative music inspired by art, fate, and memory, bringing together the ESO’s new chief conductor and concertmaster in four profound and moving works of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Additional activities: Stay after the Friday show for Afterthoughts, a casual post-concert chat with the evening’s featured conductors and soloists. On Saturday, arrive at 7 p.m. for our Symphony Preludes, an in-depth presentation…

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Monument: Dara Humniski and Sergio Serrano

November 24, 2017 - February 19, 2018
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta
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This second RBC Work Room project features Edmonton artists/designers Dara Humniski and Sergio Serrano working in residence for a creative development period of six weeks. Using the methodologies of design as a medium to examine our present moment and interrogate the customs of creation, Humniski and Serrano will inhabit RBC Work Room to make works on paper, print editions and ephemeral or temporary works in various scales. Created both individually and in partnership, the resulting works featured in Monument will echo themes of tradition and ritual, artifact…

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Toy Drive in Support of The Mustard Seed

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Items are needed for all ages – from baby to teen. We ask that toys be unwrapped and in the original packaging. Teens are a difficult group to buy for, so some suggestions are: hat/mitt sets, perfume, pajamas, sweaters, jewelry, craft sets, journals and fancy pens, adult colouring books, toiletries, books, ear buds, wallets or purses, sports hats and sport stuff for boys. Friday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Walmart parking lot. Hosted by The Diaper…

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2017 Snowflake Festival

November 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Light up the holidays with a traditional Christmas celebration you won’t want to miss! Join us in the heart of downtown St. Albert, the Perron District, to welcome the beginning of the Christmas season with our annual Snowflake Festival. As we light up the Perron District with the warm glow of Christmas lights, you and your family can admire the live ice sculpture display, listen to the carolers, take a ride in a horse-drawn wagon, mingle at the petting zoo,…

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A Journey of Reconciliation

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Albert Public Library, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert Place
St. Albert, Alberta Canada
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St. Albert Public Library will host an after-hours book launch and discussion on November 24 with award-winning author and international speaker Monique Gray Smith and internationally renowned storyteller and best-selling author, Richard Van Camp.  Monique Gray Smith is a mixed heritage woman of Cree, Lakota, and Scottish descent. Her career has focused on fostering paradigm shifts that emphasize the strength and resiliency of the First Peoples in Canada. In one of her two new books, Speaking Our Truth: A Journey…

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Family Drop-in Storytimes at the Library

November 25 - December 16
St. Albert Public Library, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert Place
St. Albert, Alberta Canada
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For preschool children not registered in other storytimes. Activities and stories are geared for ages 2-4. Parents are encouraged to join the program. Anyone joining is expected to participate. There is no need to pre-register for this program, but please arrive 15 minutes prior to the program start time. There are two drop in storytimes weekly, Sunrise Storytime runs on Saturdays, to Dec. 16 from 11 to 11:30 a.m.; and Owls runs on Mondays to Nov. 27, running from 11…

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A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol

November 25 - November 26

It's Christmas Eve, 1943, and the Feddington Players are now broadcasting from a hole-in-the-wall studio in Newark, N.J., and set to present their contemporary "take" on Dickens's A Christmas Carol. Whether it's the noisy plumbing, missed cues, electrical blackouts, or the over-the-top theatrics of veteran actor, but radio novice, William St. Claire, this radio show is an entertaining excursion into the mayhem and madness of a live radio show. St. Claire's escalating foibles and acting missteps propel the show to…

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Feature Pyramid: A Blue Christmas

November 25, 2017 - January 8, 2018
Muttart Conservatory, 9626 96A Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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We’ll have a blue Christmas without you! Take in the joy and wonder of this year’s unique holiday exhibit in the Feature Pyramid. Runs from Nov. 25 to Jan. 8. Regular admission fees apply. Muttart Conservatory, 9626 96a St., Edmonton.

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The St. Albert Farmers’ Market Christmas Market

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Featuring 80 vendors from across Alberta and B.C. Enjoy free hot chocolate and a scavenger hunt. Join us from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 25. St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert. For more information about the market visit: http://stalbertfarmersmarket.com/

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Centre for Arts and Music Concert

November 25 @ 1:00 pm

The students from the Centre for Arts and Music (CAM) program, and the board and staff at The Rock and Roll Society of Edmonton, are excited to invite you to the 2017 CAM Winter Concert. This special concert will feature brand new CAM bands from St. Francis of Assisi, St. Cecilia and St. Alphonsus, with some special guest performers from the Yellowhead Youth Centre. But wait, there’s more! Our veteran high school band, Outbreak, will perform a slew of new…

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The Young’ Uns

November 25 @ 7:30 pm
Festival Place, 100 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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Voted "Best Group" at the 2015 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, The Young'uns have fast become one of the foremost groups on the UK folk scene. Renowned for their pitch perfect harmonies and rapid fire humour, their live show undeniably has the human touch. This, combined with their passion for storytelling and commitment to maintaining the tradition of social commentary, has led to five star reviews, live sessions and countless sold out shows and main stage festival appearances throughout the…

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Edmonton Chamber Music Society presents Zuill Bailey, Cello and Yuliya Gorenman, Piano

November 25 @ 7:30 pm
McDougall United Church, 10035 103 St.
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Widely considered as one of the premier cellists in the world, Zuill Bailey is a distinguished soloist, recitalist, teacher, and artistic director of several important festivals and music series. His rare combination of celebrated artistry, technical wizardry, and engaging personality has secured his place as one of the most sought-after cellists today. The program features Michael Daugherty’s Tales of Hemingway (2015), a concerto for which Bailey’s recording received critical acclaim and was honoured with two Grammy Awards in 2017. Saturday, Nov.…

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The Edmonton Classical Guitar Society presents Sylvain Bergeron, Archlute

November 25 @ 8:00 pm
Muttart Hall, Alberta College, 10050 Macdonald Drive
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Master of the lute: A leading light on Canada’s early music scene, Sylvain Bergeron gives nearly one hundred concerts each season with such ensembles Les Violons du Roy, L’Ensemble Arion, Les Idées Heureuses, Les Boréades and Les Voix Humaines, and has worked with such renowned musicians as Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Jordi Savall, David Daniels, Karina Gauvin and Daniel Taylor. He has appeared on over 70 recordings, many of which have earned international awards, and has made several highly praised…

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Ten Voices 2017: Photographic and Digital Works

November 26
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 – 87 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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This Alberta-wide juried exhibition of artwork by 10 Alberta artists, creating photographic and digitally manipulated imagery, features classic and innovative artwork diverse in subject matter, style and technique. Bell/Christensen/ Dotto/ Gaa/ Hajnoczky/ Kretzer Prysunka/ LeBlanc/ Makowichuk/ Rempel/ Stein Hasinoff. The exhibition focuses on the different ways artists respond to the world around, and within, them. You will enjoy seeing this beautiful exhibition! Runs from Oct. 18 to Nov. 26. Kaasa Gallery, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Avenue, Edmonton. Viewing…

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Edmonton Youth Orchestra in Concert

November 26 @ 2:00 pm
Winspear Centre for Music, Corner of 102nd Avenue and 99th Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Overture to “La Clemenza di Tito,” (W.A. Mozart); Andante in C for flute and orchestra, (W.A. Mozart) from Symphony no. 8 in G major op. 88, Antonin Dvorak 2. Adagio; 4. Allegro non troppo. On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring (Frederick Delius); Appalachian Spring Suite (Aaron Copland)from The Rite of Spring (Igor Stravinsky) Spring Rounds; Ritual of the Rival Tribes; Procession of the Sage; Dance of the Earth. Sunday, Nov. 26 at 2 p.m., Winspear Centre for Music. Ticket info…

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The Polish Culture Society presents Music for Eight Strings and Piano

November 26 @ 6:00 pm

Performed by Edmonton Musicians: Joanna Ciapka-Sangster and Tatiana Warszynski, violins; Kerry Kavalo, viola; Amy Nicholson, cello; Mikolaj Warszynski, piano; with Edmonton’s Young Talents: Maya Budzinski and Alicja Warszynski, violins; Kaja Sangster and Conrad Sobieraj, cellos.  The variety of the compositions starting from the Baroque Era through Romanticism until Modern Times will create a magical and powerful performance! Sunday, Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. at the King's University, Klopper's Hall, 9125 50 St. Ticket info available from Tix on the Square, 780-420-1757, or…

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Read to Your Snowman Contest at the St. Albert Public Library

November 27 - December 30
St. Albert Public Library, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert Place
St. Albert, Alberta Canada
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Take a photo of your child reading to a snowman and bring it into the Library or email it to jsapl.sapl.ca. We will display the photos and have a draw for a prize from the entrants. If there is no snow or sticky snow, be creative! Contest continues to Dec. 30 and is for ages 2 to 8. Register in advance, online at www.sapl.ca, at the children’s desk on the main floor or call 780-459-1532. St. Albert Public Library, inside…

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Tot Time

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Join us at this free drop-in for moms and tots every Monday from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at the Salvation Army, 165 Liberton Drive, St. Albert. For more info, call 780-458-1937.

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Seniors United Now: The Voice of Seniors in Alberta

November 27 @ 1:30 pm

The St. Albert chapter of Seniors United Now is having the regular monthly meeting at the Cornerstone  Hall, 6 Taché Street, St. Albert at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27. Our guest speaker will be Dr. T.H. Poon, Doctor of Optometry and the topic will be “Seeing your health through your eyes.” Local information, contact Dick at 780-460-7736. Members of the public are welcome – no charge. Seniors issues – how important are they to you?  We invite all interested individuals to attend.

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Shelley Moore: An Interactive Presentation on Meaningful Inclusion in Classrooms, Schools and Communities

November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Based in Vancouver, Shelley Moore is a PhD student at UBC who consults and presents throughout North America. Her interactive presentations integrate theory and effective practices of inclusion, special education, curriculum and technology based on contexts of schools and communities. Quickly gaining a reputation as THE best presenter on inclusion, Shelley’s presentations appeal to school staff and administration, parents and community stakeholders. Monday, Nov. 27 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Leo Nickerson Elementary School, 10 Sycamore Ave., St. Albert. Cost:…

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Lizzy Hoyt

November 27 @ 7:30 pm
Horizon Stage, 1001 Calahoo Road
Spruce Grove,
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Acclaimed songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Lizzy Hoyt is one of Canada’s most powerful Celtic-folk artists. Known for bringing Canadian history to life with music, her songs “Vimy Ridge”, “White Feather”, and “New Lady on the Prairie” have garnered multiple awards and nominations while also connecting strongly with audiences. Lizzy is a full-time musician who travels and tours Canada with her trio. She has performed at folk festivals, folk clubs, and other venues across the country, and has released four independent albums…

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The Music of Star Wars

November 28 - November 29
Winspear Centre for Music, Corner of 102nd Avenue and 99th Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Conducted by Robert Bernhardt. Take out your blasters and lightsabers for an evening of music from every Star Wars film. It’ll be more fun than the cantina at Mos Eisley! Children under 3 will not be admitted. Friday, Nov. 28 or Saturday, Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m., Winspear Centre for Music. Ticket info from: 780-428-1414 or www.winspearcentre.com

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Breaking New Ground Together: Conversations of Hope and The Meaning of Reconciliation

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Star of the North Retreat Centre, 3A St. Vital Ave.
St. Albert, Alberta
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With former AFN Chief Phil Fontaine: Join us as we continue the dialogue inspired by The Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s ninety-four calls to action. Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. By donation. Register by Nov. 27. Star of the North Retreat Centre, 3A St. Vital Ave., St. Albert. To register, call 780-459-5511. Visit our website: www.starofthenorth.ca  

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Festival of Trees

November 30 - December 3

Stroll through a Christmas wonderland filled with over 200 decorated trees from traditional to designer, exotic to whimsical. The displays are arranged by theme or colour into pods that allow easy viewing as you stroll through our Christmas wonderland. Sparkling lights, elegant decorations, avant-garde designs... all here for you to enjoy. Come experience the dazzling display! The event hosts regularly scheduled entertainment by nearly 100 local community groups, uniquely decorated cakes and gingerbread houses, festive shopping and family activities. Special…

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Doll House

November 30 - December 9
Timms Centre for the Arts, 87 Ave. and 112 St.
Edmonton, Alberta
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Master playwright Henrik Ibsen’s 19th century classic, A Doll’s House, is reimagined into a setting of 1950s America, adapted and directed by Beau Coleman; inspired by the controversial discoveries of Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique. Doll House centres around housewife Nora Helmer, and a secret she keeps from her husband, Tom. What first appears to be a satisfying marriage soon reveals itself to be one of entrapment, unhappiness and suffocation, making Beau Coleman’s adaptation a compelling vehicle for the ideas presented in feminist writer…

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Over Her Dead Body

November 30 - December 9

When a no-nonsense, middle-aged daughter returns home for her offbeat mother’s funeral, she finds herself at an unexpected wake. Nostalgia and reality collide in this physical comedy about the complicated relationship between mothers and daughters, and the soothing power of a nice cup of tea. Over Her Dead Body is told in the silent storytelling tradition of Buster Keaton and Mr. Bean. A world première from Small Matters Productions. Written by Christine Lesiak, Jan Henderson and Suzie Martin Directed by Suzie Martin…

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Classics Christmas Luncheon

November 30 @ 10:30 am

Come and kick off the Christmas season with us! Join us for a turkey dinner and entertainment. There will be a fun quiz and plenty of door prizes, too. Thursday, Nov. 30, doors open at 10:30, turkey dinner at 11 a.m. St. Albert Alliance Church, on Villeneuve Road, west of Walmart. Tickets are still only $10. Please book by Nov. 24th. Phone Dawne 780-459-6553.

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The Tenors: Christmas Together

November 30 @ 8:00 pm
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 – 87 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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The Tenors are bringing harmony to the holidays with a North American tour celebrating the release of their new album “Christmas Together.” The recording features two original holiday songs and many of your favourite classic and contemporary holiday songs. Thursday, Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Ticket info from Ticketmaster: 1-855-985-5500 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca

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Brit Floyd: Immersion World Tour

November 30 @ 8:00 pm
Winspear Centre for Music, Corner of 102nd Avenue and 99th Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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The hotly anticipated rock event of the year returns, as Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life once again with its lavish new stage show, 'Immersion World Tour 2017’. The spectacle of a Pink Floyd concert experience is truly recaptured in high-definition sound, and with a stunning million dollar light show and state of the art video design. Children under 3 will not be admitted. Thursday, Nov. 30 at 8 p.m., Winspear Centre for Music. Ticket info…

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December 2017
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The Michel Band

December 1, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Musée Héritage Museum, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert Place
St. Albert, Alberta Canada
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The Musée Héritage Museum is pleased to be the host of an exhibition curated by members of the Michel Band Council. The history of this First Nation is deeply connected to the region. With family objects from band members and pieces from the museum collection, they will tell their story of strength, family, injustice, challenge and perseverance. Exhibit runs from Sept. 19 to Jan. 7 at the Musée Heritage Museum, inside St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert.

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A Christmas Carol

December 1 - December 23
Citadel Theatre Complex, 9828 – 101A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Based on the story by Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol, a stage adaptation by Tom Wood of the Charles Dickens novel, draws sell-out crowds each year in what has clearly become an Edmonton yuletide tradition. A Christmas Carol tells the story of bitter old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, and his transformation into a gentler, kinder man after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley, as well as Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. Don’t…

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Town of Legal: Christmas in the Park and Annual Craft and Trade Fair

December 2

Join us on Saturday, Dec. 2! The Craft and Trade Fair runs in the Community Centre from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Christmas in the Park with kids crafts, sparkle tattoos photos with Santa and the Mom and Pop Shop for Tots takes place from 11:30 to 1:30, also in the Community Centre, at 5109 46 St., Legal. Christmas in the Park moves to Citadel Parc at 4812 51 Ave. from 3:30 to 6 p.m. and features sleigh rides, a…

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Spirit of Christmas Sale

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Morinville Grandmothers’ Group HATS (Hands Across The Sea) is hosting this event, featuring gently-used Christmas decorations, a variety of Christmas baking and a Christmas-themed silent auction. Hot lunch available. Saturday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Morinville United Church basement, corner of Grandin Drive and Morinville Drive. All proceeds to support the African grandmothers via the Stephen Lewis Foundation. For more information, go to www.morinvillehats.org

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A Christmas Karol: Karol Wojtyla 2017 Nativity Play

December 2 @ 2:00 pm
Citadel Theatre Complex, 9828 – 101A Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Prepare for the Christmas season by coming out to an old-fashioned nativity play, the 11th annual Karol Wojtyla Nativity Play. Bring the whole family to enjoy a one-hour matinee amateur performance featuring local children and youth. Presented by One Candle Productions. Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at the Royal Alberta Museum Theatre, 12845 102 Ave., Edmonton. Tickets are $14 for Adults, and $7 for Children + Youth (aged 17 and under), plus applicable fees, available from Tix on the Square, 780-420-1757,…

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Journey to Healthy Eating

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Red Willow Community Church, 15 Corriveau Avenue
St. Albert, Alberta
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This is our last class in this series. It’s not too late to join us as we continue in partnership with Red Willow Community Church. This class is for anyone who wants to change their eating habits by following the recommendations in the science-based documentary, Forks Over Knives. On Sunday, Dec. 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. our class theme will be How to Heal Your Gut. Make Simple Sauerkraut & Vegan Kimchi to Reverse Leaky and Boost Your Immune…

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Christmas Turkey Bingo and Bonanza

December 3 @ 2:00 pm

St. Catherine's Catholic Church of Calahoo would like to invite you to our annual Christmas Turkey Bingo and Bonanza on Sunday, Dec. 3. Doors open at 1 p.m. with the first game starting at 2 p.m. It will be held in the brand new, wheelchair friendly, Calahoo Community Hall so come and check it out. Costs will be $5 at the door with hotdogs, popcorn and pop available for purchase. All proceeds go directly to the operational/maintenance costs of our church. Thank…

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50+ MCL: St. Albert 2-Person Stick Stakes ’Spiel Registration

December 4
St. Albert Curling Club, 3 Taché St.
St. Albert,
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Goes Dec. 7 & 8. Open to individual 50-plus curlers from St. Albert and surrounding communities. Register in-person, Mon.-Wed.-Fri. mornings at the curling club. Deadline: Dec. 4. More information at: www.stalbertcurling.com/events/stick-bonspiel/ St. Albert Curling Club, 3 Taché St. St Albert. Phone 780-459-7007. Visit our website: www.stalbertcurling.com  

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Trust in Difficult Times: An Advent Retreat with St. Joseph

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Through focusing on St. Joseph and time for quiet prayer, this retreat offers participants an opportunity to deepen their journey with God. Facilitator: Sister Elizabeth Poilievre. Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 7 to 9 p.m. Cost: $20. Register by Nov. 29. Star of the North Retreat Centre, 3A St. Vital Ave., St. Albert. To register, call 780-459-5511. Visit our website: www.starofthenorth.ca  

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Seniors Association Christmas Lunch

December 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Red Willow Place, 7 Taché Street
St. Albert, Alberta Canada
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Join us for a delicious buffet lunch prepared by Chef Kas featuring turkey and ham. Sing-along with Pat & Bob. Donations for the food ank greatly appreciated. Purchase tickets by Thursday, Dec. 7. Luncheon takes place Wednesday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. St. Albert Seniors Association. Red Willow Place, 7 Taché Street, St. Albert. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Telephone: 780-459-0433. Visit the website at: http://stalbertseniors.ca

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Twilight Recovery Evening Retreats

December 14
Star of the North Retreat Centre, 3A St. Vital Ave.
St. Albert, Alberta
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There is a saying that one does not graduate from the program. Nor does anyone ever stop learning, growing and healing. These evenings, will combine input, support group sharing and prayer. You are invited to participate in this exciting venture of faith, fellowship and personal growth. The evenings are open to anyone either in a 12 Step Program or loving one who is, as well as anyone wanting to learn more about addictions and the recovery process. Facilitator: Sylvain L.…

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Blanket Exercise

January 10, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
St. Albert United Church, 20 Green Grove Drive
St. Albert, Alberta
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The Canadian history we weren’t taught in school: The KAIROS Blanket Exercise was developed in response to the 1996 Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples – which recommended education on Canadian-Indigenous history as one of the key steps to reconciliation. The Blanket Exercise covers over 500 years of history in a one-and-a-half hour participatory workshop. It is an interactive learning program that teaches Indigenous rights history by symbolizing the encroachment of European settlers and other abuses that this continent's Aboriginals have experienced…

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