OurYEG – Global Edmonton Featured Community Events

Global Edmonton is a proud partner of these fantastic events in and around Our CITY! Follow us on Twitter at @GlobalEdm_plus to stay up to date on what’s happening in #OurYEG.

 

 

 

 

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Edmonton Home and Garden Show – March 23 – 26

The Edmonton Home + Garden Show is the most trusted resource for every home improvement project, inside and out. See guest experts like Mike Holmes Jr. from HGTV’s Holmes + Holmes, Matt Muenster from HGTV’s Bath Crashers, Carson Arthur from HGTV’s Home to Win and Massimo Capra from Chopped Canada to name a few. With more than 600 exhibitors and a slew of exciting new features, there’s real advice, real inspiration and real experts at every turn. Find all of your home and garden needs at the Edmonton Home and Garden Show at the Edmonton Expo Centre March 23 – 26th.

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UDodge in support of the United Way – March 30

Support the United Way on March 30 and put together your corporate team and join us at UDodge on March 30. UDodge is a community based initiative designed to connect adult mentors with youth to encourage cross peer interaction and community spirit. The goal is to build relationships and foster a culture of openness and trust amongst the youth, adults and members of the EPS. Register today at Udodge.ca.

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Ford World Men’s Curling Championship – Opening Ceremonies – April 1

Please join us in welcoming teams from around the world at the opening ceremonies of the Ford World Men’s Curling Championships. This free event gets underway at the Northlands Coliseum at noon. Come early and enjoy a family-friendly pancake breakfast starting at 10 a.m. near the North stage on the Edmonton EXPO Centre grounds for $10/person.

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Ford World Men’s Curling Championship – April 1 – 9

Live it live and cheer on team Canada as they compete to be the best men’s curling team in the world. Not only is there a world title up for grabs in our home city, it’s the final event for countries to earn qualifying points to be part of 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. While the action will be hot on the ice, it’ll be just as hot at the world-famous Patch located in the Edmonton EXPO Centre. This is where you can meet the athletes and fellow curling fans from around the globe while enjoying live music, dancing, drinks and food! Tickets available at curling.ca/tickets

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Global News Wardrobe Sale – April 8

The Global News girls have cleaned out their closets for charity! Grab some fabulous fashion finds at the 4th annual Global News Wardrobe Sale.  All the money goes to the Alberta Cancer Foundation in support of Breast Cancer research! We hope to see you on Saturday April 8 from Noon to 2pm. We’ll be selling clothes, shoes, purses, jewelry and the Global Guys Ties!

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Angry Birds Universe: The Art & Science Behind a Global Phenomenon – Until April 17

Based on the incredibly popular Angry Birds games, this blockbuster exhibition features unprecedented interactivity in an extreme hands-on environment that is both physically and mentally stimulating. Experience a wild adventure where science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics are taught in an immersive, engaging environment! Learn about the famous Angry Birds characters and their nemeses, the Bad Piggies. Then explore the characters’ home – the mysterious and exciting Piggy Island. 

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Little Warriors Be Brave Luncheon – May 3

Join Little Warriors on May 3rd at the Be Brave Luncheon with keynote address from elite athlete Jean-Paul Bédard. Enjoy a powerful afternoon that raises vital funds for Little Warriors and the Be Brave Ranch. Visit littlewarriors.ca for tickets and information.

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Alberta Business Hall of Fame – May 3

The Alberta Business Hall of Fame identifies and chronicles the lives of great Alberta men and women whose business leadership and community stewardship shaped the ways that people live, work, and interact. The 2017 distinguished laureates are: Dr. Herb Belcourt C.M., Mr. Paul Douglas and Dr. Prem Prakash Singhmar. Celebrate with this year’s laureates on May 3 at the Shaw Conference Centre. For tickets or more information visit albertabusinesshalloffame.ca.

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Edmonton Eskimos Women’s Dinner – May 4

The Edmonton Eskimos Women’s Dinner was created in memory of long-time Eskimos friend and employee Pam Monastyrskyj. Join us on May 4th as we team up with the Green and Gold to help provide long-term, sustainable funding for researchers at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women. This event sells out fast so make sure to get your tickets early at esks.com.

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Full House Lottery – Until May 4

For 1.6 million Alberta patients every year, life wouldn’t be the same without Full House Lottery’s supporters. Your tickets have funded life-changing programs, from neo-natal intensive care, to advanced trauma surgery, to critical brain care. Every ticket makes a difference!

For Full House Lottery Tickets and packages, visit www.fullhouse.ca and tour the beautiful Dream Homes Monday-Friday 1p-8p, Saturday/Sunday & Holidays 10:00am-5:30pm

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Hockey Helps the Homeless – May 12

On May 12th lace up your skates with hockey legends and help end homelessness at the Hockey Helps the Homeless hockey tournament. The tournament offers both male and female participants the opportunity to play alongside their hockey heroes while raising money in support of the homeless in Edmonton. Register a team or sponsor a participant at HockeyHelpsTheHomeless.com.

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Bust a Move in support of the Alberta Cancer Foundation – May 13

Jump, squat and crunch your way to a cure with Global Edmonton’s Global Gazongas team at Bust a Move on May 13th. It’s a 6 hour fitness extravaganza raising valuable funds for breast cancer research at the Cross Cancer Institute.  Register your team or support ours at BustAMove.ca.

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Art & Sole – May 18

On May 18 you’re invited to an exclusive, locally-inspired extravaganza of foot fashion, art and more, in support of Citie Ballet, Edmonton’s resident ballet company. For tickets visit artandsole.ca.

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Woman2Warrior – May 28

Challenge yourself and register today for Woman2Warrior, an optional timed walk/run with over 20 obstacles to test your strength, agility, balance, and sense of adventure. Enter as an individual or as a team at Woman2Warrior.ca. By participating in Woman2Warrior Edmonton, you’ll be helping kids with disabilities and medical conditions by supporting Easter Seals Alberta.

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World Partnership Walk – June 4

Global Edmonton is proud to support the World Partnership Walk on June 4th at the Legislature Grounds. Every dollar raised helps to bring hope to people and communities who need it the most. Register to walk today at WorldPartnershipWalk.com.

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Johnson MS Bike – Leduc to Camrose – June 10 & 11

Join our Mike Sobel and Daintre Christensen and experience the excitement, challenge and community that is Johnson MS Bike – Leduc to Camrose! On this two-day, 180 km cycling journey through scenic rural Alberta you will be united with over 2,000 cyclists of all levels in the fight to end MS. Support a team or register now at msbike.ca.

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Kevin Karius Easter Seals Celebrity Golf Tournament – July 5

Join our Kevin Karius at the 26th Annual Kevin Karius Easter Seals Celebrity Golf Classic presented by Prism Flow Products  on Wednesday, July 5 at the Belvedere Golf and Country Club. This event sells out every year so register now at easterseals.ab.ca.

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Cirque du Soleil – KURIOS – July 20 – August 13

An ingenious blend of curiosity acts and stunning acrobatics prowess, KURIOS take you into a mysterious and fascinating realm that disorients your senses and challenges your perception. Don’t miss this spectacular event when it comes to the big top at Northlands Park July 20 – August 13th. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster.ca 

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Mysteries of China IMAX – Now open

Mysteries of China captures one of the greatest archaeological events in modern times. Starting with modern China and springing back, as we seek the birth of this mighty nation, we talk of an ancient time when a fierce warrior brought together a warring nation, and how an accidental discovery changed everything we know about China’s past. Visit twose.ca for tickets and showtime information.

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