canadiary Edmonton

Diary of Events and Happenings in Edmonton, Alberta.


Free Movie

8712-109 Street "Instant Family' Friday, April 26, 2019, 2 – 4pm [image: Free Movie] Garneau Theatre-Metro Cinema 8712-109 Street "Instant Family' Hosted by Garneau Hall Independent and Supportive Living City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Other Neighbourhood : Garneau Short Description : Free Movie Event Category : Film Cost : Free More info : garneauhall.unicarehomes.com . Event Details. Location: Garneau Theatre Metro Cinema , Edmonton, AB

"Pittoresque"

8627 - 91st Street Edmonton, Alberta Friday, April 26, 2019, 12 – 1pm [image: "Pittoresque"] Lunch hour chamber music by Grieg, Fasch, Mozart & Tillmetz. Informal, great for young families, seniors, and everyone else! Free admission. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Other Neighbourhood : Bonnie Doon Short Description : [email protected] Chamber Concert Society invites you to "Pittoresque" Event Category : Concerts / Performances, Family / Children, Free / Budget, Seniors Cost : Free admission More info : www.opus12.ca . Event Details. Location: Cit Francophone , Edmonton, AB

111th Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival

McDougall United Church Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre Saturday, April 27, 2019 [image: 111th Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival] This year marks the 111th Annual Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival – Canada's first competitive music festival. Over 1,700 single and group entrants entered in over 1,000 classes will perform and compete from April 15 to May 5, 2019 at MacEwan University's Alberta College Campus (10050 MacDonald Drive), McDougall United Church (10025 101 Street), and the Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (8426 Gateway Boulevard). Sessions generally start at 9:00 AM, 1:30 PM, and 6:30 PM. Choirs, bands, singers, pianists, guitarists, harpists, speech/acting students, musical theatre performers, string players, woodwind players, and brass players will be showcasing, in a variety of classes, what they have learned this year. Some will be recommended to represent Edmonton at the Provincial Music Festival, and some will win Scholarships, but all will share their passion in their chosen discipline. All events during the Festival are FREE to the public. Programs are available for $5 on-site at Alberta College during the Festival. The High Level Bridge will be lit up in Blue & Gold (Kiwanis colours) on Monday, April 15, 2019 to mark the kick-off of the Festival. The Festival kicks off with a Gala on Sunday, April 14 at 3:00 PM at McDougall United Church (10025 101 Street) featuring performers of the various disciplines in the Festival. The Gala will be emceed by Heather Bedford-Clooney, Executive Director of the Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival. There are several classes in which scholarships will be awarded including some very Special Scholarships. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Downtown, Grant MacEwan University, Old Strathcona, Other Neighbourhood : Downtown, Strathcona Short Description : The 111th Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival Invites you to Hear the Stars of Tomorrow Event Category : Concerts / Performances, Family / Children, Festivals, Free / Budget, Major Events, Performing Arts / Culture Cost : FREE Contact Name : Heather Bedford-Clooney or Kent Sutherland Contact Phone : 780.488.3498 Contact Email : [email protected] Additional Information : No classes/events Good Friday through Easter Monday More info : www.facebook.com… . Event Details. Location: Alberta College, MacEwan University , Edmonton, AB

Super$tition from Firefly Theatre & Circus

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 7:30 – 8:30pm [image: Super$tition from Firefly Theatre & Circus] Super$tition Firefly Theatre returns to the stage at La Cité Francophone with a spectacular circus and magic cabaret about prophecy, fortune and luck. Super$tition will poke fun at the things we believe will bring us luck or ward off evil with our flamboyantly courageous style! Featuring local favourite John Ullyatt, our special guests magician Billy Kidd from the U.K and contortionist Eliza Lance from Montreal, along with our amazing Home Team of circus artists! Don't miss this show – it's bad luck! Dates: April 11 – 14 & 18 – 21 Thursday – Saturday @ 7:30pm, Sunday @ 2pm City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Bonnie Doon Neighbourhood : Bonnie Doon Short Description : Super$tition will poke fun at the things we believe will bring us luck or ward off evil with our flamboyantly courageous style Event Category : Concerts / Performances, Family / Children, Theatre Cost : starting at $20 Where to purchase tickets : www.tixonthesquare.ca… More info : www.fireflytheatre.com . Event Details. Location: La Cit Francophone , Edmonton, AB

Developmental Disability Conference 2019

Innovations in Practice Developmental Disability Conference 2019 - Western Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder including Mental Health in Children and Adults - October 9 & 10, 2019 - Edmonton, Alberta - featuring Dr. Ross Greene and Dr. Temple Grandin. Conference Coordinator .

CAMH One Brave Night for Mental Health

Sunday, April 7, 2019, 8 – 9am [image: CAMH One Brave Night for Mental Health] Now until May 10th! Help spread awareness and rasie funds for the 1 in 5 Canadians living affected by mental illness. Step into the spotlight and showcase your hidden talents by hosting an event or particiapting virtually. Together we can

TransEd Community Open House

8330 82 Ave Saturday, April 6, 2019, 11am – 2pm As we are about to kick off our 2019 construction season we are inviting the public to open houses so that they have the chance to ask questions, see renderings, and speak with TransEd representatives regarding the upcoming construction and what they can expect this year. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Bonnie Doon Short Description : TransEd Community Open House Event Category : Other More info : transedlrt.ca… . Event Details. Location: Bonnie Doon Mall Presentation Centre , Edmonton, AB

Meow Mania

12721 120 Street Edmonton, Alberta Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9am – 5pm [image: Meow Mania] Family event with live cats, silent auction, guest speakers, vendors, photos with cats, kids games, mock show, City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Other Neighbourhood : Calder Short Description : Cat event Event Category : Family / Children Cost : $10 Where to purchase tickets : At the door . Event Details. Location: Calder Community Hall , Edmonton, AB

SECRET CITY

Friday, March 29, 2019 [image: SECRET CITY] EDMONTON, AB – Secret City is an audio adventure to discover the hidden side of a city. Inspired by true stories shared by residents and brought to life by local artists, each episode of Secret City is a play and a personal confession rolled into one. To create this edition of Secret City, we are seeking stories that took place in Edmonton's historic neighbourhood of Old Strathcona. Past and present residents of Edmonton are being asked to share a personal memory from a moment in their life that took place in this neighborhood. Selected memories will be used to inspire Edmonton artists to create a short audio plays for Secret City: Old Strathcona. In addition to having their story brought to life, selected memories will also receive a $50 honorarium. To be eligible, memories must be true, personal stories and should be sent in detail to [email protected] by April 30, 2019. Personal privacy of all memory holders shall be protected. Secret City is intended to be a living library of our cities, illuminating the secret side of public spaces by sharing personal stories of the people who were there. Secret City: Old Strathcona has been commissioned by Blarney Productions and will launch July 4, 2019 as part of the Found Festival. Secret City is conceived and curated by Phenomania Arts Society. Previous editions of Secret City can be experienced online at www.phenomania.live. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : Old Strathcona Neighbourhood : Strathcona Short Description : Call for Story Submission Event Category : Performing Arts / Culture Cost : N/A Where to purchase tickets : N/A Tickets Phone : N/A Contact Name : Heather Contact Phone : 250-879-0288 Contact Email : [email protected] Additional Information : Be part of Secret City in Edmonton!, Share you personal memories of Old Strathcona by emailing, [email protected], Deadline to submit: April 30, 2019 More info : www.blarneyyeg.com . Event Details. Location: Old Stratcona , Edmonton, AB