canadiary Edmonton

Diary of Events and Happenings in Edmonton, Alberta.


New Music Edmonton Presents - Raging Against the Machine

Friday, February 24, 2017, 7:30 – 9:30pm [image: New Music Edmonton Presents - Raging Against the Machine] The downbeat of our 2017 concerts begins February 24 with a raucous show entitled "Raging Against the Machine – Coming Together". This double bill will bring together Toronto-based Thin Edge and Montreal-based Paramirabo at Holy Trinity Anglican Church. Their show will feature three new works by Canadian composers! City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Other Neighbourhood : Strathcona Short Description : Toronto's Thin Edge New Music Collective and Montreal's Ensemble Paramirabo collaborate to bring exciting new pieces to Edmonton. Event Category : Concerts / Performances Cost : $25 General, $20 Student/Senior, $15 NME Members Where to purchase tickets : www.eventbrite.ca… Contact Name : Chenoa Anderson Contact Phone : 780-244-1465 Contact Email : nmegeneralmanager@gmail.com More info : www.newmusicedmonton.ca . Event Details. Location: Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 10037 84 Ave , Edmonton, AB

African Fashion Week Edmonton

10235 101 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3E9 Friday, February 24, 2017, 6 – 10pm [image: African Fashion Week Edmonton] African Fashion Week Edmonton (AFWE) is a non-profit community event held annually to celebrate Black History Month with colours, to celebrate the diversity of fashion and share the African culture and fashion with Edmonton. AFWE is the most high profile Africa-focused event in Edmonton continues to be one of the largest and most anticipated annual events celebrating African talent and luxury fashion in Edmonton. This year's event consists of two (2) days of glamour and fashion. Each day will start with a cocktail hour and trade show, followed by a runway show and will receive unprecedented press exposure. With each event/year we strive to bring together a community of designers, stylists, industry professionals and fashion enthusiasts. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Other Neighbourhood : Downtown Short Description : Celebrate Black History month with Fashion and Art Event Category : Concerts / Performances, Major Events, Performing Arts / Culture, Trade Shows Cost : 30$ Reg, 50$ VIP Where to purchase tickets : www.eventbrite.ca… Tickets Phone : 639-317-4504 Contact Name : Gilles Wouanko Contact Phone : 639-317-4504 Contact Email : info@afwe.ca More info : www.afwe.ca . Event Details. Location: The Sutton Place Hotel Edmonton , Edmonton, AB

Alta. Genealogical Society-Edmonton Branch Annual General Meeting

Edmonton, Alberta AGS Library & Research Center Thursday, February 23, 2017, 7:30 – 9:30pm The Edmonton Branch annual meeting will be held on February 23, 2017 commencing at 7:30 p.m. Elections will be held & there will be no speaker this month. In order to vote in the elections you need to have a paid up membership in the organization. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Other Short Description : Alta. Genealogical Society-Edmonton Branch Annual Meeting Event Category : Charity / Non-Profit Cost : No Charge Contact Phone : 780-424-4429 Contact Email : edmontonbranchags@gmail.com . Event Details. Location: 161 14315 118 Avenue, , Edmonton, AB

Kuc Paint Series: Kyiv Dancers

9534 87 Street Edmonton T6C 3J1 Thursday, February 23, 2017, 7 – 9pm [image: Kuc Paint Series: Kyiv Dancers] Instructor: Dominika Koziak February 23, 2017 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Register by: February 17, 2017 Location: ACUA Gallery 9534 - 87 Street Registration Fee Members: $40 Registration Fee Non-Members: $45 As part of our celebration of 125 years of Ukrainian art and artists, ACUA is around to present the Kuc Paint Series, bringing counted thread designs to canvas. In this workshop you will recreate the classic counted thread designs of Chester and Luba Kuc in a painting to take home with you. The Kyiv Dancers shows the traditional and classic Ukrainian dance costume. The image was designed by Mykhailo Bilas and thread design by Chester and Luba Kuc. For more information: 780-488-8558 info@acuarts.ca City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Other Neighbourhood : Strathearn Short Description : Paint a pair of Ukrainian dancers! Event Category : Education, Family / Children, Performing Arts / Culture Cost : $45 Tickets Phone : 7804888558 Contact Name : Alberta Council Ukrainian Arts Contact Phone : 7804888558 Contact Email : info@acuarts.ca More info : www.acuarts.ca . Event Details. Location: ACUA Art Gallery Artisan Boutique , Edmonton, AB

Rezoning Open House for 8301 - 99 Street NW

9540 - 83 Avenue NW, Edmonton Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6:30 – 8:30pm Project Name : Rezoning Open House (LDA16-0543) City / Town : Edmonton Neighbourhood : Strathcona Public Engagement Category : Public Meeting or similar event Event Category : Public Meeting or similar event Contact Name : Andrew McLellan Contact Email : andrew.mclellan@edmonton.ca Contact Phone : 780-496-2939 Additional Information : You are invited to a Public Open House to discuss a proposed rezoning in Strathcona at 8301 - 99 Street NW., The proposed rezoning would accommodate a medium density apartment housing building. The proposed change in zoning is from (DC2) Site Specific Development Control Provision to a new (DC2) Site Specific Development Control Provision at 8301 - 99 Street NW. The proposal includes:, Height of 23.0 metres (approximately 6 storeys);, Floor Area Ratio of 3.0;, 26 Dwellings; and, Underground parking., In addition, an associated application has been made to amend the Strathcona Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP) to amend current policy that does not support development of this height at this location. . Event Details. Location: Edmonton Moravian Church , Edmonton, AB

2017 Curatorial Lecture Series

12845 102 Avenue Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 7 – 8pm Trisha Carleton, Curatorial Assistant, Western Canadian History Curling in Alberta Curling has long been a beloved Canadian winter pastime. Explore how the innovations of Albertans Ole and Herb Olson revolutionized curling in the 20th century. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Royal Alberta Museum Short Description : 2017 Event Category : Education, Museums / Attractions Cost : Free Additional Information : Questions and Collections VII: Research at the Museum, The museum is closed for a while as we begin the move to our new home in downtown Edmonton, but behind the scenes, staff members are busy working with collections and doing research to bring you fascinating stories about Alberta's heritage. Our popular winter lecture series returns with six entertaining presentations focusing on new discoveries and new collections. Learn about past and current projects and find out what we've been doing recently. More info : www.royalalbertamuseum.ca… . Event Details. Location: Royal Alberta Museum , Edmonton, AB

Opera 101 Edmonton Opera's Elektra

9804 Jasper Ave Edmonton, AB T5J 0C5 Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 7 – 9pm [image: Opera 101 Edmonton Opera's Elektra] Dark, dramatic, and groundbreaking — when Elektra premiered in 1909, the New York Times described the opening night audience as "numbed, stunned, and hynotized" before they "burst into a spontaneous roar of cheers and applause." What made this Strauss opera an instant classic? Find out at our Opera 101 discussion hosted by musicologist Stephan Bonfield! Grab a drink and follow Elektra's journey through history, including its origins in Greek drama and adaptation into opera's greatest psychological thriller. You don't want to miss this exciting event before witnessing the Alberta premiere of Elektra in March. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Other Short Description : Opera talk Event Category : Performing Arts / Culture Cost : FREE Where to purchase tickets : Please RSVP on Eventbrite More info : www.eventbrite.ca… . Event Details. Location: CKUA , Edmonton, AB

2017 Capital Classic Pond Hockey Tournament

9330 Groat Road Edmonton, Alberta T6G-2A8 Saturday, February 18, 2017, 9pm – 1am [image: 2017 Capital Classic Pond Hockey Tournament] In partnership with Edmonton Economic Development and the Silver Skate Festival, 40 teams (5 players per team) will be facing off to raise the Capital Classic Cup, and proceeds for two great local children's charities: Uncles & Aunts at Large and Adaptabilities. With over 25,000 attendees and spectators expected on the Saturday, register a team and come down to enjoy a day on the ice with friends, heated beer garden, fire pits, live entertainment, and food from our on-site vendors. Plenty of entertainment for the whole family! FAQs Is there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? All players must be 18+ to participate in the pond hockey tournament. The beer gardens is open to all ages, but you must be of legal age to purchase liquor. What are my transportation/parking options for the event? We recommend that anyone attending the event gets dropped off, car pool, arrange an Uber/Taxi/Lyft, or use the Silver Skate Festivals transportation services that have been set up, you can find more information here: www.silverskatefestival.org… How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Reach out to Ryan.Fp.Knox@gmail.com What's the refund policy? 30 days out from the event there will be refunds issued, minus a $75 administration fee. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Yes, please bring your formal ticket to the event with ID Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable? Please contact Ryan @ ryan.fp.knox@gmail.com Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends? Yes, however, each player will be required to fill out a form upon entry, there are no substitutions after the first game. What should I bring? Helmets must be worn. This is an outdoor event requireing the appropriate warm clothing. Please dress for the weather. Can I bring my family? Yes! The Capital Classic is an open to the public event, and the Silverskate festival offers numerous other family events to make it the ultimate winter day. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Hawrelak Park Neighbourhood : Abbottsfield, Albany, Alberta Avenue, Aldergrove, Allard, Allendale, Ambleside, Argyll, Aspen Gardens, Athlone, Avonmore, Balwin, Bannerman, Baranow, Baturyn, Beacon Heights, Bearspaw, Beaumaris, Belgravia, Belle Rive, Bellevue, Belmead, Belmont, Belvedere, Bergman, Beverly Heights, Bisset, Blackburne, Blackmud Creek, Blue Quill, Blue Quill Estates, Bonnie Doon, Boyle Street, Brander Gardens, Breckenridge Greens, Brintnell, Britannia Youngstown, Brookside, Bulyea Heights, Caernarvon, Calder, Callaghan, Callingwood North, Callingwood South, Cameron Heights, Canon Ridge, Canora, Canossa, Capilano, Carlisle, Carlton, Carter Crest, Casselman, Central McDougall, Chambery, Chappelle Area, Charlesworth, Clareview Campus, Clareview Town Centre, Cloverdale, Crawford Plains, Crestwood, Cromdale, Cumberland, Daly Grove, Dechene, Delton, Delwood, Donsdale, Dovercourt, Downtown, Duggan, Dunluce, Eastwood, Eaux Claires, Edgemont, Ekota, Ellerslie, Elmwood, Elmwood Park, Elsinore, Empire Park, Ermineskin, Evansdale, Evergreen, Falconer Heights, Forest Heights, Fraser, Fulton Place, Gariepy, Garneau, Glastonbury, Glengarry, Glenora, Glenridding Area, Glenwood, Gold Bar, Goodridge Corners, Grandview Heights, Granville, Greenfield, Greenview, Griesbach, Grovenor, Haddow, Hairsine, Hawks Ridge, Hazeldean, Henderson Estates, High Park, Highlands, Hillview, Hodgson, Hollick-Kenyon, Holyrood, Homesteader, Hudson, Idylwylde, Inglewood, Jackson Heights, Jamieson Place, Jasper Park, Kameyosek, Keheewin, Kenilworth, Kensington, Kernohan, Kildare, Kilkenny, Killarney, King Edward Park, Kiniski Gardens, Kirkness, Klarvatten, La Perle, Lago Lindo, Lansdowne, Larkspur, Lauderdale, Laurel, Laurier Heights, Lee Ridge, Leger, Lendrum Place, Lorelei, Lymburn, Lynnwood, MacEwan, MacTaggart Area, Magrath Heights, Magrath Heights Area, Malmo Plains, Maple, Maple Ridge, Matt Berry, Mayfield, Mayliewan, McCauley, McConachie Area, McKernan, McLeod, McQueen, Meadowlark Park, Menisa, Meyokumin, Meyonohk, Michaels Park, Mill Woods Town Centre, Miller, Minchau, Montrose, Newton, North Glenora, Northmount, Ogilvie Ridge, Oleskiw, Oliver, Ormsby Place, Ottewell, Overlanders, Oxford, Ozerna, Parkallen, Parkdale, Parkview, Patricia Heights, Pembina, Place LaRue, Pleasantview, Pollard Meadows, Potter Greens, Prince Charles, Prince Rupert, Queen Alexandra, Queen Mary Park, Quesnell Heights, Ramsay Heights, Rapperswill, Rhatigan Ridge, Richfield, Richford, Rideau Park, Rio Terrace, Ritchie, Riverdale, Rosenthal, Rossdale, Rosslyn, Royal Gardens, Rundle Heights, Rural West, Rutherford, Sakaw, Satoo, Schonsee, Secord, Sherbrooke, Sherwood, Sifton Park, Silver Berry, Skyrattler, Spruce Avenue, Starling, Steinhauer, Strathcona, Strathearn, Suder Greens, Summerlea, Summerside, Sunwapta Industrial, Sweet Grass, Tamarack, Tawa, Terra Losa, Terrace Heights, Terwillegar South, Terwillegar Towne, The Hamptons, The Orchards at Ellerslie, Thorncliff, Tipaskan, Trumpeter Area, Tweddle Place, Twin Brooks, Virginia Park, Walker, Webber Greens, Wedgewood Heights, Weinlos, Wellington, West Jasper Place, West Meadowlark Park, Westbrook Estates, Westmount, Westridge, Westview Village, Westwood, Wild Rose, Windermere, Windsor Park, Woodcroft, York Short Description : 2017 Capital Classic Hockey Tournament @ Hawrelak Park. It will be an old fashioned 3-on-3 round robin pond hockey tournament Event Category : Charity / Non-Profit, Family / Children, Festivals, Non-Profit Fundraiser, Sports, Other Cost : $100-200 per person Where to purchase tickets : www.eventbrite.ca… Tickets Phone : NA Contact Name : Ryan Knox Contact Phone : 780-934-3196 Contact Email : ryan.fp.knox@gmail.com More info : cpcedmonton.com… . Event Details. Location: Hawrelak Park , Edmonton, AB

Family Storytime: World Language

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 4 – 4:30pm Join us for a storytime in Arabic. Fun for the whole family! Event Venue : Edmonton Public Library Neighbourhood : Beaumaris Cost : Free More info : epl.bibliocommons.com… . Event Details. Location: Castle Downs , Edmonton, AB