OurYEG – Global Edmonton Featured Community Events

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Improvaganza – June 13 – 23

Rapid Fire Theatre presents 10 days of the world’s best improv and sketch comedy June 13-23, 2018 at the Citadel Theatre! From Norway to New York (and even Calgary!), RFT has combed the planet to assemble more than 20 of the funniest acts for this comedic spectacle of epic proportions. This year we’re thrilled to welcome Colin Mochrie and Greg Proops from Whose Line is it Anyway? on June 14 to headline the festival! For tickets or more information visit RapidFireTheatre.com.

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Rock and Roll Heaven – June 15 – August 19

From Buddy Holly’s plane crash to the recent loss of rock music’s Prince, so many of the all-time greats have left us too early. As the old saying goes, if there is a heaven up there, they must have one hell of a band! Jubilation’s Dinner Theatre imagines heavens greatest concert in their new production, Rock and Roll Heaven! Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Jimmy Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Michael Jackson, Prince and many more, come together for an unforgettable night of music. For more information visit Edmonton.Jubilations.ca

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Freewill Shakespeare Festival – June 19 – July 15

The Freewill Shakespeare Festival returns to the Heritage Amphitheatre at Hawrelak Park June 19 – July 15. Catch Comedy of Errors & Hamlet. For tickets or more information visit FreewillShakespeare.com.

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Edmonton Prospects Baseball – May 31 – July 29

Head down to RE/MAX Field this summer and enjoy a variety of family-fun events, themed nights and new concessions at the ballpark all in support of our Edmonton Prospects! For a full schedule of events and ticket information visit ProspectsBaseballClub.com

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The Steadward Centre’s 40th Anniversary Gala – June 21

On June 21st join us as we celebrate the Steadward Centre’s 40 years of leadership, innovation and commitment. The night will include special guests Rick Hansen, Senator Chantal Petitclerc, and Former Paralympian Todd Nicholson. There will also be a special surprise performance by a Juno Award winning artist. Don’t miss out tickets are available now at SteadwardCentreGala.ca.

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The Works Art & Design Festival – June 21 – July 3

The Works Art & Design Festival takes over the Federal Building Plaza at the Alberta Legislature and various venues throughout Downtown this summer. Explore art, performance, installation, live music and more for 13 days. Special events for St Jean Baptiste Day, Multi-Culturalism Day, and Canada Days. Free, outdoor fun for the entire family! Visit theworks.ab.ca for details.

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TD Edmonton International Jazz Festival – June 22 – July 1

The TD Edmonton International Jazz Festival brings some of the world’s best jazz performers to Edmonton. For tickets or more information visit Edmontonjazz.com.

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The Magic Flute (re-imagined as The Arctic Flute) – June 23 – 30

The Magic Flute re-imagined in the far north, the darkness of an arctic winter gives way to glorious spring in this sparkling, fun-filled adaptation of Mozart’s beloved fantasy. Spanning northern cultures around the world and mixing myth, mystery and the history of polar exploration, the story follows the trials and triumphs of two young people determined to save themselves and each other from the destructive forces of intolerance, ignorance, and greed. As they strive to preserve our endangered environment, they also strengthen the bonds of our shared humanity, all in an attempt to lead the world to a peaceful, enlightened, and sustainable future. As part of Opera Nuova’s 20th Anniversary Season, The Arctic Flute will be at Festival Place in Sherwood Park June 23, 26, 28th & 30th. Visit Operanuova.ca for more information and ticket details.

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26th Annual Pets in the Park – June 24

Edmonton’s official Pet Festival is back for it’s 26th year! This is the only day of the year that Hawrelak Park opens up to our furry, feathered and scaly friends. On Sunday, June 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., bring your whole family (four-legged members included!) for sun, fun and a dog-gone good time! Register now at EdmontonHumaneSociety.com.

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Into the Woods – June 24 – 30 

“Be Careful what you wish for” is the ongoing theme in the imaginative Tony Award Winning musical, Into the Woods, by Stephen Sondheim. The brilliant musical scores interweaves the plots from several well-known fairy tales to share a contemporary message about dreams and the power of rallying together to build a community that embraces diversity. As part of Opera Nuova’s 20th Anniversary Season, Into the Woods will be at Festival Place in Sherwood Park June 24, 27, 29 & 30th. Visit Operanuova.ca for more information and ticket details.

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Soundtrack Music Festival – June 23

Taking place on Saturday June 23, 2018 at Kinsmen Park in Edmonton’s beautiful River Valley, Soundtrack Music Festival will be Edmonton and region’s newest music, arts and culture festival presented by the Kinsmen Club of Edmonton. The one-day multi-genre festival will feature performances from some of the music industry’s hottest talent both past and present in Edmonton’s one-of-a-kind historic River Valley. For details visit soundtrackmusicfestival.com.

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Les Misérables – July 3 – 8

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from its acclaimed Broadway return. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,”“On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,”“One Day More,”and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.  Get your tickets today at BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca.

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Edmonton International Street Performers Festival – July 10 – 15

With OMG’s, LOL’s and a whole lot more Gazebo, the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival is back for their 34th year.
For 6 days in Gazebo Park (on the Southside, Not Downtown), StreetFest will feature the best of the best jugglers, magicians, circus performers, comedians, dancers and hula hoopers from around the world.

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K-Days Parade – July 20

It’s a part of K-Days that’s as important as the fair itself—a tradition that has brought millions of smiles to children and adults alike over the past generations. Every year the K-Days Parade sets the 10-day event in motion with a sea of beautiful floats, giant balloons, amazing performers, loveable mascots and real life animals. Don’t miss it – July 20 starting at 10 a.m.

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K-Days – July 20 – 29

The best 10 days of summer are almost here! Huge concerts, adrenaline pumping rides, delicious treats, makers exhibitions, local Alberta craft beer, rodeo thrills, shopping and memories that will last a life time! Visit k-days.com for details & to plan your visit.

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Big Valley Jamboree – August 2 – 5

The biggest names in country music return to Big Valley Jamboree this summer including Thomas Rhett, Alabama, Florida Georgia Line, Dallas Smith, Paul Brandt, Brett Eldredge, Luke Combs, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and more August 2-5, 2018 in Camrose Alberta! Get your tickets at bigvalleyjamboree.com.

 

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Alberta Indigenous Games – August 15 – 19

Register today to participate in the 2018 Alberta Indigenous Games. The 2018 Games will consist of team sports basketball, volleyball, ball hockey, fast pitch softball and lacrosse. All divisions will be included for youth ages 10 – 20. For more information visit albertaindigenousgames.ca.

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Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope – September 9

The Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope is the largest and most powerful event of its kind in the country. Held in over 35 communities nationwide, it is the only walk in Canada to direct all attention and fundraising towards helping women with ovarian cancer live fuller, better and longer lives. Join us on September 9th register now at ovariancancerwalkofhope.ca.

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