There are plenty of things to do check out in St. Albert this weekend.
1. Free LEGO building event at Staples
Staples on St. Albert Trail is hosting a free LEGO building event on Saturday afternoon.
“Designed with builders of all ages in mind, kids can make one of seven fun buildable toys with gear-driven functions,” the event's website explains. “Kids get to construct models with moving parts, from a pirouetting ballerina to a helicopter with spinning rotors.”
Registration is required, and can be completed here.
The event is set to start at 1:00 p.m..
2. Comedy night at Endeavour Brewing
Ryan Williams will bring his comedic talents to St. Albert on Saturday night as he's headlining this week's Comedy Night at Endeavour Brewing.
Williams has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, including Just for Laughs, CBC Radio's The Debaters, comedy festivals across Canada, and more.
“Williams is one of Canada’s most exciting comics,” Endeavour's website says. “You do not want to miss his charisma, energy or sharp material.”
Tickets can be purchased in advance online on Eventbrite, and cost $22.63.
The show is set to start at 8:00 p.m..
3. Neutral Ground hobby and activity day
Neutral Ground, a non-profit aiming to reduce social isolation in the community, is hosting another hobby and activity event on Saturday afternoon at St. Albert Centre.
The event is free and registration isn't required. Some activities and hobbies to take part in include boardgames, knitting and crocheting, arts and crafts, LEGO, and more.
“Snacks will be available and all ages and groups are welcome,” reads the event description on the City of St. Albert website.
The event is specifically taking place at the St. Albert Newcomers Group, which is near the entrance to The Bay, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m..
4. SCARS Gimme Shelter fundraiser
The Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS) is hosting its annual Gimme Shelter fundraiser at the Canadian Brewhouse in Jensen Lakes on Saturday night.
Tickets are $10, and come with a drink ticket valid for select drinks and a door prize entry.
There will also be a 50/50 and a raffle. Children under the age of 10 are free and are allowed to stay at the event until 9:00 p.m.
The fundraiser is specifically raising money for SCARS' Walls for Winter program, which helps provide insulated pet shelters for rural Albertans who other can't provide animals with warm winter shelter.
SCARS also takes individual and company volunteers who are interested in helping build insulated shelters, and more information about getting involved can be found on the organization's website.
The event starts at 6:30 p.m.