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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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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Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella – April 18 – 21 

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of Oklahoma! and The King and I that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! See Rodger’s + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium April 18 – 21. Purchase your tickets at BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca!

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Edmonton Cottage Life & Cabin Show – April 28-30

Are you ready for summer at the lake? Meet more than 150 exhibitors with everything you need for lakeside and cabin living at the Cottage Life and Cabin Show at the Edmonton EXPO Centre April 28 – 30th!  Build, renovate, decorate and relax! From building products and services, to boats, docks, decor and entertaining ideas – it’s all under one roof! Tickets can be purchased online here!

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Alzheimer’s Face Off Pro-Am Hockey Tournament – April 29 – 30

The Alzheimer’s Face Off is an Edmonton-based world class event pairing weekend hockey warriors with their heroes from the NHL Alumni. This fun-filled weekend, hosted at the Terwillegar Recreation Centre, focuses on raising funds to support Alzheimer’s research in Alberta universities. Funds raised are matched through a partnership with the Alberta Prion Research Institute that is funded by the Government of Alberta with grants awarded to researchers looking to find a cure for this terrible disease.

Your support will help us achieve our goal to find a cure!

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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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15th Annual VenturePrize Awards – May 4th 

TEC Edmonton presents the 15th Annual VenturePrize Awards May 4th at the Westin, celebrating some of the provinces best up-and-coming start up companies! The VenturePrize Program provides training, mentorship, feedback and financial incentives to help people build or enhance a viable business. Open to individuals such as aspiring entrepreneurs, faculty and students of post-secondary institutions, or new companies entering the marketplace, VenturePrize helps people move towards their entrepreneurial goals. Get your tickets for the 15th anniversary awards celebration here!

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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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Butterdome Spring Craft Sale – May 5-7

Love It-Live It!  The Butterdome Spring Craft Sale features Canadian Handmade products from over 180 of Canada’s best artisans & designers. Shop for 3 days only at the U of A Butterdome and support #handmadelive. Purchase your tickets at here!

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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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Jayman BUILT MS Walk Edmonton – May 28

On May 28 join the Jayman BUILT MS Walk, and join our country’s collective effort to help improve the lives of Canadians affected by MS. The dollars raised are invested in world-leading MS research happening right here in Canada. Bring your family and friends together to share in the start/finish-line activities, team awards ceremonies and amazing stories from people living with MS! To register visit mswalks.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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Crescendo – June 9

Experience an extravagant evening of high-calibre entertainment for a great cause at the inaugural year of Crescendo at the Winspear Centre on Friday, June 9th at 7:30pm. Attendees will enjoy a performance of piano greats’ favourites by John Cameron Entertainment.

All profits from Crescendo will support two distinguished institutions: The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, to enhance and maintain mental health programs, and The Mental Health Foundation, an organization synonymous with excellence in the field of mental health and addiction. Purchase your tickets at Crescendoyeg.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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Live Nation – Coldplay ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ Tour – September 26 & 27

Coldplay is bringing their ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ Tour to Edmonton’s Rogers Place for two exciting shows with special guests Tove Lo and Alina Baraz, September 26th & 27th! Tickets for the second show are on sale now. Purchase yours at Ticketmaster.ca!

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Live Nation – Nickelback ‘Feed the Machine Tour’ – September 28

Since forming in Alberta, Canada in 1995, globally celebrated, multi-platinum rock band Nickelback have cemented themselves as one of the most commercially viable and important acts of the past two decades. See Nickelback perform live at Rogers Place, September 28. Purchase your tickets at Ticketmaster.ca!

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