canadiary Edmonton

Diary of Events and Happenings in Edmonton, Alberta.


Whodunit?

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 7 – 8pm Use your very best investigation skills and mind power to solve the mystery and discover just whodunit! Event Venue : Edmonton Public Library Neighbourhood : Beaumaris Cost : Free More info : epl.bibliocommons.com… . Event Details. Location: Castle Downs , Edmonton, AB

The Sesquicentennial Parties: "Half Time"

Saturday, July 15, 2017, 8pm – 1am [image: The Sesquicentennial Parties: "Half Time"] Curated by Sarah Ormandy, "Half Time" is a performance party sporting event, featuring thrilling combinations of artist/athletes as they take to the turf and explore the performativity of sport. Come dressed for fitness and fandom. Sarah Ormandy is a performance artist, actor, and casual sports enthusiast in Edmonton. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Alberta, a Theatre Arts Diploma from MacEwan University, and a certificate in Drama and English from the University of Winchester. Sarah is a regular improviser with Rapid Fire Theatre, a flautist in the ceLibraties, and most well known for her year long duration piece, 'I Only Wear Black Turtlenecks'. Curating "Half Time" has offered her the opportunity to explore the performativity of sport, while involving athletes of the Edmonton and surrounding community. Featured performing artists: Brady McColman Paul Blinov Kelly Turner and Sarah Mattiello Kai Villneff Sarah Ormandy, Kenneth Ormandy, and Matthew Ormandy Johnny Good-Man Featured installation artists: Tennis Club The Sesquicentennial Parties are MZD's contribution to Canada's celebrations surrounding the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Mile Zero Dance recognizes that the land that we call Canada and it's first peoples have been around long before Confederation, so we are bringing you FOUR different parties to celebrate as many sides of Canadianism as we can. Our aim is to support as many professional artists as possible, to bring our audiences an art experience like no other. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Other Neighbourhood : Boyle Street, McCauley Short Description : "Half Time" is a performance party sporting event, featuring thrilling combinations of artist/athletes. Event Category : Canada 150, Performing Arts / Culture, Sports Cost : FREE, but donations will be accepted Where to purchase tickets : FREE More info : www.facebook.com… . Event Details. Location: Spazio Performativo, 10816 95 St , Edmonton, AB

Invent Club Wednesdays

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 6 – 8pm Drop in on Wednesday night to get hands-on with inventing, making, and hacking! Learn 3D printing, modeling and scanning or create electronic projects with Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Connect with other Makers and celebrate geeky doodads, gadgets and contraptions! Event Venue : Edmonton Public Library Neighbourhood : Downtown Cost : Free More info : epl.bibliocommons.com… . Event Details. Location: Enterprise Square Downtown , Edmonton, AB

Proposal to rezone property in Holyrood

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 5:30 – 8:30pm Project Name : Proposal to rezone property in Holyrood City / Town : Edmonton Neighbourhood : Holyrood Public Engagement Category : Public Meeting or similar event Event Category : Public Meeting or similar event Contact Name : Sean Conway Contact Email : [email protected] Contact Phone : 780-496-5809 Additional Information : You are invited to an Open House to discuss a proposed development located at 8310 and 8311 93 Avenue NW in the Holyrood neighbourhood., The proposal is to develop a maximum of 1200 residential units within seven medium and high rise apartment buildings. These buildings range from four to twenty-two storeys, with ground-floor local commercial uses at the 93 Avenue/85 Street intersection. All required parking would be provided on-site, and is underground., The development will require a rezoning to DC2 (Site Specific Development Control Provision); a zone that allows for a high degree of control over the built form and uses for the site., The City is looking for your input on the proposed development. If you cannot attend the open house, you may contact the planner working on this project. More info : www.edmonton.ca… . Event Details. Location: South East Edmonton Seniors Association, 9350 82 Street NW, Edmonton, AB , Edmonton, AB

Reading Buddies Volunteer Orientation

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 4:30 – 5:30pm Have you been accepted as a Reading Buddies volunteer? New volunteers are required to attend this mandatory orientation session. If you are interested in volunteering for Reading Buddies, please see current openings at epl.ca/volunteer. Event Venue : Edmonton Public Library Neighbourhood : Rideau Park Cost : Free More info : epl.bibliocommons.com… . Event Details. Location: Whitemud Crossing , Edmonton, AB

Shakespeare’s Feast (The Merry Wives of Windsor)

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 5pm "Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast." -Comedy of Errors An evening full of the wonder of Shakespeare! Let us immerse you in Shakespeare's time, cocktails in Will's Tavern will be followed by dinner in the Special Event tent hosted by no other than Queen herself! Guests will enjoy a beer or wine, a family style meal before the evenings performance, entertainment and priority seating in the Amphitheatre. VIP Gate will open at 5pm City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Heritage Amphitheatre Short Description : Freewill Shakespeare Festival Event Category : Charity / Non-Profit, Festivals, Performing Arts / Culture, Theatre Cost : $90 Where to purchase tickets : www.tixonthesquare.ca… More info : freewillshakespeare.com . Event Details. Location: Heritage Amphitheatre, Hawrelak Park , Edmonton, AB

Storybox

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 3 – 3:45pm Calling all storytellers! You've come to the library and listened to us tell you stories, now it's your turn to be the storyteller! Reach into the storybox, pull out an item, and let your imagination run wild! Create a story about your item in groups and share it with the rest of us. Event Venue : Edmonton Public Library Neighbourhood : Falconer Heights Cost : Free More info : epl.bibliocommons.com… . Event Details. Location: Riverbend , Edmonton, AB

Lego Robotics Club

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 3 – 4pm This passport-style Lego club will guide you through a series of lessons and challenges to program Lego Mindstorm robots. The first 20 minutes of this Lego Club will include a live demo of how to program your robot and then EPL staff, software and laptops will be available to help you complete tutorials. Each week is a new passport challenge! Event Venue : Edmonton Public Library Neighbourhood : Downtown Cost : Free More info : epl.bibliocommons.com… . Event Details. Location: Enterprise Square Downtown , Edmonton, AB

Performance: A Royal Canadian Moose Birthday Party

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 3 – 3:45pm [image: Performance: A Royal Canadian Moose Birthday Party] Join Kompany Family Theatre at the Edmonton Valley Zoo as we launch our summer production "A Royal Canadian Moose Birthday Party." LOCATION Saito Centre SHOW DESCRIPTION The Campers at Camp Squealy-Moo are celebrating CANADA'S 150 th BIRTHDAY with a pack of stories, songs, and general moose mayhem and you're invited! Created especially for very young audiences 3 years & up. The show is FREE with your paid admission to the Edmonton Valley Zoo. www.edmonton.ca… Kompany Family Theatre is a not-for-profit, Edmonton-based professional theatre company dedicated to producing quality theatre for young audiences and families, as well as the creation and development of new works. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Valley Zoo Short Description : Theatre for Young Audences Event Category : Canada 150, Concerts / Performances, Family / Children, Museums / Attractions, Performing Arts / Culture, Theatre Cost : The show is FREE with your paid admission to the Edmonton Valley Zoo More info : www.facebook.com… . Event Details. Location: Edmonton Valley Zoo, Saito Centre , Edmonton, AB