edmonton Events

Wednesday August 23rd, 2017

Le français en tête (An Evening in French)

Aug 24

Le français en tête! Joignez vous ce jeudi 24 août, à nos scientifiques pour une démonstration éblouissante d’expériences scientifiques en français, suivie du visionnement de nos films IMAX® favoris en version française. Pour plus d’informations et billets: twose.ca/francais An Evening in French! Join us on Thursday, August 24, as our very own staff scientist performs… Full details 

Shoot for the Stollery

Aug 26 Sports event Sports

Second annual charity shooting event at the Edmonton Gun Club which last year raised $17,000 for the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. The $150.00 entry fee covers targets shell and barbeque. There are many prizes including a draw for a $1000 Shopping Spree at Wholesale Sports for persons who register prior to August 11. The e3vent… Full details 

Babas & Borshch Ukrainian Festival

Aug 26 - Aug 27

Baba Magda invites you to LEARN. CONNECT. IMMERSE. at Lamont County’s free 2-day family-focused festival celebrating Ukrainian culture. Dancers, food, Music Jam, Borshch Cook Off, shopping, workshops, talks, demos, Beer Garden. Kids’ Activities, more. Zabava (party) Saturday, Aug 26 includes Ukrainian banquet, entertainment, dance, fireworks. Only advance tickets, $50 pp. RV and tenting spots, $20/night. Celebrate the 125th anniversary in Lamont County, “the cradle of Ukrainian settlement in Canada.” Full details 

Come Try Ringette

Aug 26

Come Try Ringette is a free event offered for participants aged 4-8. This is a great opportunity for younger kids who are learning to skate and looking to have fun while learning what ringette is all about! Saturday, August 26 from 11:00 to 12:00 at Servus Place in St. Albert. Please contact Sarah at vicepresident@stalbertringette.com… Full details 

Intro to Ringette

Aug 26

St. Albert Ringette is hosting a free “introduction to ringette” session for participants aged 9-14 years old! This is a drill orientated session intended to help prepare new participants for tryouts and game play. Tryouts for U10 and U12 start the week after. Registration is required. To register and for more information, please contact Jenn:… Full details 

Viva Italia Viva Edmonton

Aug 27

The Italian Youth Association of Edmonton is hosting their 8th annual Viva Italia Viva Edmonton (VIVE) Festival on Sunday, August 27, 2017. VIVE, recognized as Edmonton’s Italian Festival, celebrates and promotes Italian cultural heritage with a full day of food, drinks, games, music, entertainment, and more. The goal is simple: to keep the spirit of… Full details 

YEG Market

Aug 30 Other event Events

Come visit the unique “YEG Market” and discover everything it has to offer. If you are looking for fresh and locally grown fruit and vegetables, authentic homemade food from around the world, arts and crafts and family entertainment, then this is the Market for you! The YEG Market will run every Wednesday starting May 31… Full details 

Jackpine Ball Tournament

Sep 1 - Sep 4 Sports event Sports

Our ball club is hosting a 24 team slo-pitch tournament at Walsh Park in Fort Assiniboine to benefit the Stollery Childrens Hospital Foundation. The tournament will host 12 all mens teams and 12 all ladies teams over the September long weekend. Entryfee is $450.00 per team and camping is free call Darren @ (780)333-5885 or… Full details 

Milky Way Days

Sep 2 - Sep 3 Festival event Festival

**Saturday, September 2, 2017 2-11 pm (Miquelon Lake Provincial Park) **Sunday, September 3, 2017 2-11 pm (Elk Island National Park) The Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve’s 12th annual Milky Way Days will be bigger and better than ever before. Taking place over two days at two different locations, the Beaver Hills Milky Way Days will… Full details 

Edmonton Columbian Choirs Auditions

Sep 5 - Sep 9

Love to sing? Join the Edmonton Columbian Choirs for our 2017-18 Season! We are a family of choirs offering musical education and performance opportunities to Edmontonians. We have four choirs for people of all ages. The Young Columbian Singers is a choir for children ages 6-11. Vocal Motion is for young people ages 12 and… Full details 

Reducing Stress and Calming the Mind

Sep 6 - Oct 18

Meditation has a wonderful calming effect on the mind. It can decrease stress, help calm emotions, and focus the mind. Through these effects, the mind becomes clear and it can be easier to concentrate and focus on the task at hand. This quality of mind is very helpful whether you are at work, at home… Full details 

Adopting the Awakening Mind (Bodhicitta)

Sep 7 - Oct 19

Bodhicitta is a driving force behind much of Buddhist philosophical study, contemplation, and practice. Bodhicitta is defined as the spontaneous wish to attain enlightenment motivated by great compassion for all sentient beings, accompanied by a falling away of the attachment to the illusion of an inherently existing self. Join Kushok for this 7 week course… Full details 

Closing In: June Mielnichuk

Sep 8

ACUA Signature Artist Series Closing In: June Mielnichuk On view from September 8th through the 28th. ACUA presents June Mielnichuk in a show examining surfaces through the lens. Light, shadow, colour and texture play a role in creating new forms. Closing In is a show of unexpected composition, and an opportunity for the viewer to… Full details 

Joe Rogan

Sep 8 Joe Rogan

JOE ROGAN. STRANGE TIMES 2017 TOUR. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017. A stand up comedian for more than 20 years, Joe Rogan sells out theatres internationally with his inquisitive and intense comedic style. Full details 

Red Deer’s 4th Annual Recovery Day

Sep 9

Come Support Recovery in Our Community! During the month of September, in cities across Canada, Canadians in recovery from addiction will join with friends and family to build awareness, challenge societal stigma, and celebrate the role that recovery plays in improving the lives of individuals, families, and communities. Recovery Saves Lives! Red Deer Recovery Day… Full details 

Daughters Day 2017

Sep 9 Other event Events

Daughters Day is an initiative to celebrate the lives, contributions and achievements of all daughters; and to work to ensure that every daughter has full opportunity to achieve all she can without discrimination or abuse. The 2017 Daughters of the Year awards will take place at City Hall on September 9, 2017 at 1:30 pm…. Full details 

Opportunities North 2017

Sep 12 - Sep 14

Facilitating economic, social and cultural exchange between businesses in Edmonton and the North, Opportunities North 2017 attracts hundreds of business leaders interested in creating and expanding economic partnerships and opportunities between the regions. An annual joint initiative of the Yukon Chamber of Commerce, Northwest Territories Chamber of Commerce and Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, the Opportunities… Full details 

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