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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.

 

#WeChallengeMS – May 2020

This May, the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada brings the MS community together for MS Awareness Month with the launch of #WeChallengeMS, a nationwide virtual movement urging people to turn everyday acts into extraordinary actions. Throughout the month, MS communities across the country will connect virtually to rally with the tens of thousands of Canadians affected by MS.

On Sunday, May 24, MS communities across Canada will also rally at a nationwide virtual MS Walk.

For more information on #WeChallengeMS and how to participate, visit wechallengeMS.ca.

 

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Alberta Ballet presents Swan Lake – May 15 – 16 – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Directed by Christopher Anderson whose interpretations of The Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella astounded audiences. Swan Lake is arguably ballet’s greatest achievement, a monument of artistic triumph surviving the centuries, still challenging dancers and audiences today with its pure brilliance and exacting choreography. Visit AlbertaBallet.com for tickets and show details.

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1000 Women: A Million Possibilities – June 3

The 1000 Women movement has been transforming lives in our community for more than a decade as it removes barriers to education for vulnerable women struggling to change their lives. The annual 1000 Women virtual fundraising luncheon to help transform the lives of women who desire to improve their life through education. Join us on June 3, for more details visit 1000women.ca/tickets.

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Full House Lottery – Early Bird Deadline – May 13 & Final Deadline – June 4 

This is the one you’ve been waiting for! Full House Lottery is back with $5.1 million in prizes. Supporting the Royal Alex and University Hospital Foundations. Purchase your tickets at 1-800-441-0465 or online at fullhouse.ca.

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Virtual MS Bike – June 27

Are you ready for the virtual MS Bike experience? This summer you can ride however you choose and connect with the MS Bike community online. You can conquer a specific route, distance challenge or accomplish your wellness goals, while accelerating the pace of MS breakthroughs and empowering people affected by MS to live their best lives. You are changing the future of MS and we will be here to fully support you through every kilometer of your journey.

Join us at virtual MS Bike and experience the excitement, challenge and sense of community that you’re looking for. For more details visit MSBike.ca.

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Big Valley Jamboree – July 30 – August 2

The biggest names in country music return to Big Valley Jamboree this summer including Dallas Smith, Eric Church, Dean Brody, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and more July 30 – August 2, 2020 in Camrose, Alberta! Festival passes and camping reservations are available now by visiting BigValleyJamboree.com.

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Alberta Business Hall of Fame Networking Reception & Celebration – September 16

Join Junior Achievement as they celebrate the 2020 Inductees into the Alberta Business Hall of Fame on September 16. Learn fun new staff engagement activities you can take back and execute in your office.  Hear insights and advice from business leaders on the red carpet’s Inspiration Stage.  Mingle and listen in as they describe their secrets to success.  Enjoy improved cocktail service, delicious buffets, and then dessert and coffee while our 2020 Alberta Business Hall of Fame inductees take the main stage with their inspiring stories of accomplishment. For more information visit JANorthAlberta.org.

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Little Warriors 8th Annual Be Brave Luncheon – October 29

Join us on October 29 for the 8th Annual Be Brave Luncheon featuring Leah Parsons as keynote speaker and a performance by the Melisizwe Brothers.

This year the speakers and performers will bring inspiring messages of hope and courage. We hope you will join us and make a difference in the lives of children who have been sexually abused. Tickets and details can be found at littlewarriors.ca.

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