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-WHAT – Career and Education Expo 2017

-WHERE – Allan & Jean Millar Centre

-WHEN- Friday September 22 9am to 4pm

-DETAILS- A free event packed with exhibitors from many industries, post-secondary trainers, speaker sessions, hands on demonstrations and a selfie contest! Exhibitors can register at careerandeducationexpo.ca, no cost to register for a booth. Visit the Whitecourt Career and Education Expo on facebook.

 

-WHAT – Fox Creek Homecoming

-WHERE – Fox Creek

-WHEN- September 22nd to 23rd  

-DETAILS- Fox Creek celebrating 50 years with a homecoming weekend. Friday September 22nd 7pm Aaron Pritchett performs an outdoor concert for all ages at the Silver Birch Golf Course. Saturday September 23rd 10am-3pm Family friendly Fun Run with BBQ and 5pm 18+ Dinner & Dance. For more information and ticket purchase call or visit the town office (780) 622 3896  

 

-WHAT – Blue Ridge Logging Days

-WHERE – Blue Ridge

-WHEN- September 22nd to 24th  

-DETAILS- Friday 22nd Family Dinner & Dance Licensed Event 7pm Saturday 23rd and Axe Throwing Competition, Kids Zone Vendor Market & exhibitors, Wood Carving Displays, Chili Cook-off Contest & Family Dinner, Live Music and Fireworks Sunday 24th Cultural Performances, Chainsaw Wood Carving Displays, 2 Man Crosscut Saw Display and Pancake Breakfast. Visit loggingdays.com for more information.

 

-WHAT- Night Out in Whitecourt: Dodge Ball Night

-WHERE- Allan & Jean Millar Centre and Boston Pizza

-WHEN- Friday September 22nd 7pm to 9pm

-DETAILS- The Town of Whitecourt organizes community events for adults once a month. The purpose of these events is to bring people together, get to know your neighbors, welcome new community members and give everyone a fun night out! Registration is not required for these FREE events.

Meet up in the ATB Financial Fieldhouse for a fun game of dodgeball! Feel free to join for a drink and some nachos at Boston Pizza afterwards.

 

-WHAT- CWL Fall Garage Sale and Bake Sale

-WHERE- St Joseph Parish Hall

-WHEN- Saturday September 23rd 9am to 3pm

-DETAILS- Hot Dogs and Hamburger BBQ throughout the day. Tables available to rent, contact Meghan at (780)396-0228.

 

-WHAT- Creation Location Celebrates Canada in Fox Creek

-WHERE- Fox Creek School

-WHEN- Saturday September 30th

-DETAILS- The Fox Creek Municipal Library invites you to the Fox Creek School for and day of art and family fun. Ryan Cook, professional chainsaw carver from Carver Kings and Saw dogs will show off in the parking lot. Enjoy the fundraising BBQ, make your own dreamcatcher, create a picture with sea glass and more!

 

-WHAT- Free Car Seat Clinic

-WHERE- Central Auto 5023 4th Ave – Edson

-WHEN- Saturday September 30th 10am – 4pm

-DETAILS- Central Auto is happy to announce we will be the hosting location for a FREE car seat check clinic on Sat Sept 30th. Learn from a licensed Child Safety Passenger Technician from Buckle up Babies how to correctly install and use your car seat. Drop-ins are welcome but space is limited. Please book an appointment to secure your spot by calling Kaille at (780)723-6088 or emailing [email protected]

 

-WHAT- Meet Your Election Candidates

-WHERE- Whitecourt & District Public Library

-WHEN- Saturday September 30th 11am to 4pm

-DETAILS- Call the library (780)778-2900 to reserve a 10 minute opportunity to discuss issues important to you with election candidates.

 

-WHAT- Night Out in Whitecourt: Learn to Curl

-WHERE- Curling Club

-WHEN- Friday October 6th 7pm to 9pm

-DETAILS- The Town of Whitecourt organizes community events for adults once a month. The purpose of these events is to bring people together, get to know your neighbors, welcome new community members and give everyone a fun night out! Registration is not required for these FREE events.

Come out for a night with Whitecourt Curling Club! Learn the way of the game and enjoy a slice of pizza afterwards.

 

-WHAT – Business Showcase & Career Fair

-WHERE – Fox Creek School Gymnasium

-WHEN- Tuesday October 17th 10am to 2pm

-DETAILS- Fox Creek Business Owners share your products, services & opportunities at the Business Showcase & Career Fair. Book your showcase booth with Kristy Tuts 780 268 4756. This is a FREE event. Exhibition runs from 10am to 1pm with FREE BBQ provided by Freson Brothers and Guest Speaker Kristen Cummings on Intergenerations in the Workplace from 1pm to 2pm

 

-WHAT- Teen Monthly Mayhem Night: Gaming Night

-WHERE- Allan & Jean Millar Centre

-WHEN- Friday October 20th 7:30pm to 9:30pm

-DETAILS- It’s for teens and FREE! The AJMC will be closing off their Gannett Publishing & Alberta Newspaper Company Courts and ATB Financial Fieldhouse for videos games, board games, and giant games! The tournament is back, so get ready to show off your skills and win some prizes.

 

-WHAT- Teen Monthly Mayhem Night: Paint Night

-WHERE- Allan & Jean Millar Centre

-WHEN- Friday November 3rd 7:30pm to 9:30pm

-DETAILS- Get ready to be creative! Join artist Justine Vandenhouten for paint night! All supplies will be provided. It’s FREE!

 

-WHAT- Night Out in Whitecourt: Board Game Night

-WHERE- Roadhouse Pub & Grill

-WHEN- Friday November 17th 7pm to 9pm

-DETAILS- The Town of Whitecourt organizes community events for adults once a month. The purpose of these events is to bring people together, get to know your neighbors, welcome new community members and give everyone a fun night out! Registration is not required for these FREE events.

Meet up at the Roadhouse for a board game extravaganza! We bring the board games and you provide the challengers!

 

-WHAT – Little Big Fort’s Card Games & No Bullying Zone

-WHERE – Midtown Mall in Whitecourt

-DETAILS – Lots of stuff for the kids to do after school every week & on weekends! Magic the Gathering card tournaments on Saturdays at 5pm, Duel Academy lessons on Tuesdays at 4 & a neat art class with Brydon starting at 4pm every Thursday! Call Tim and get more info from him at 780-779-5288 or find Little Big Fort on Facebook. Also, Little Big Fort is looking for ‘Kid Pickers’ (similar to American Pickers) where kids get a table to sell their items and they are also looking for people for ‘trunk sales’ (selling out of your trunk or back of your truck). For more info please call Tim 780 779 7227

 

-WHAT- Tennille’s Hope Soup Kitchen

-WHERE- Downtown Whitecourt – next to Caine’s Jewellers

-WHEN- Wednesdays & Fridays from 11:30 AM- 1:30 PM for lunch

-DETAILS- Tennille’s Hope is always in need of volunteers and food donations to fill their cupboards. For more information about volunteering call 780-778-8316.

 

-WHAT- FREE Tutoring Program

-WHERE- Located at the NorQuest College facility 4739-50th Ave WC

-WHEN- Tues 1-4:30pm, Thurs 8:30am-Noon Or by appointment

-DETAILS- Whitecourt/Lac Ste. Anne Adult Learning offers free one-on-one tutoring program for adults, to help improve skills like reading/writing, english language skills, math, basic computer skills and work towards General Education Diploma. Ask about becoming a Volunteer Tutor; hours are flexible and training, resources and support are provided. For more information call (780)554-2940

 

If you would like your event added to our community news please contact us. You can call 780 778 5101 or send us a fax 780 778 5137

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