January 2019

Wednesday

January 16, 2019

FCSS Community Supper

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm 5214 50 AVe

Join FCSS for a community supper! Dinner is free but freewill donations are accepted.

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Baby Bookworms

10:30 am - 11:00 am 5014 49 Ave

Exploring Nature

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MiniMAG @ the Museum: Snowman Prints

9:30 am - 11:00 am 4525 - 47A Avenue

At today’s activity, we will be turning handprints into snowmen. Who knew fingers made such great snowmen! Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids. This drop in program runs every Wednesday morning from 9:30 – 11 am and the cost to create your own piece of art is $2/child for those with family memberships and $3/child for those without a family membership.

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Hidden Histories: Convent Hill’s Metis Cemetery and Red Deer’s Early Métis Communities

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm 4525 - 47A Avenue

A Talk by Dr. Brenda Garrett In Partnership with the Central Alberta Historical Society Dr. Brenda Garrett is the proprietor of Waskasoo Word Works and author of a series of heritage context papers prepared for the City of Red Deer. In this presentation, she outlines her recent context paper on Convent Hill and discusses her research into the Métis cemetery located there. Join her as she explains how that research lead to a Library and Archives Canada search that uncovered some of the hidden histories of Red Deer’s early Métis communities.

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Thursday

January 17, 2019

YALA

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm 4725 49b Ave #2

Board games, theme nights, great memes, paper crafts, puns and dad jokes, art sharing, book and culture club, off-brand TED Talks and more! Just buy a drink or snack from the coffee house and enjoy getting to know other young adults in Lacombe!

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Mid Winters Beach Party

9:30 am - 11:00 am 4810 Womacks Rd

Join Blackfalds FCSS, Kids Konnection Licensed Family Day Home and Blackfalds Parent Link to beat the winter blues with an Indoor Beach Party! Adults 50+ and families with young children are invited to break out their beach attire and party like it’s the middle of summer! Please join us for crafts, stories, snacks and more. To RSVP please call 403.600.9066 by January 11th.

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MAGSaturday: Chinese New Year: It’s The Year of the Pig!

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 4525 - 47A Avenue

We’re getting ready for the Chinese New Year a little early this year. On February 5 celebrate the Year of the Pig, but come down to the MAG today to make your own special pig art project! Looking for an educational, fun, and creative way to spend time with your family? MAGnificent Saturdays welcomes all ages and abilities to participate in a fun art project every week! Work with a local artist to get your project going or on your own with a set of customized instructions. We supply the artist, materials, the studio and the instructions – you supply the imagination! This is a wonderful opportunity for learning, creating and exploring new materials! This program runs every Saturday afternoon from 1-4 pm, year round. Share time with your family learning, creating and exploring new materials! The best part….your completed masterpieces are yours to take home and enjoy! • Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) • Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. • Drop-in… no registration required • Ages 3 & under are free • Create art with your kids! • Saturday afternoons from 1:00 – 4:00 pm • Programs offered all year round • Activities take approx. 20-45 minutes to complete

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Teen Night

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 5014 49 Ave

Chicken noodle soup, games and fun! Grades 6 and up

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Friday

January 18, 2019

Perogy Supper

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 5128 53 Street

Hosted by the St Stephen Parish, Lacombe Borscht, Perogies, Ham Sausage, & More! Tickets: $20/person (6 and under FREE) Tickets available Call Jerome 403-782-2229 Call Ron 403-782-5576 Only 120 tickets available.

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El Niven And The Alibi

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm 5010 50th St

El Niven and The Alibi are back to Ugly’s Pub And Grill on January 18th at 9:00 PM! “This duo delivers rugged and restless tunes about liquor, love, and lone wolves – fuelled by intoxicating blasts twang, melody and honesty” No cover charge http://www.elniven.com

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Saturday

January 19, 2019

Blessing/Intention Ball Workshop

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Bay 5, 4425 Heritage Way

Come and join us for an afternoon of creating a blessing/ intention ball. A great way to start off the 2019 new year. Cost : $25 all materials included Please message or email: artisanframestudio@gmail.com

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Moonlight Ski

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 6000 50 Ave

Come out and ski under the full moon’s light! We’ll be there selling memberships and keeping warm by the fire. This event is open to all ages, families are definitely welcome! This event is weather permitting, it wouldn’t be much fun at -30, so check back closer to the event to find out if we’ll be running it for sure. If it is cancelled then we’ll reschedule for the next full moon!

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MAGSaturday: Chinese New Year: It’s The Year of the Pig!

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 4525 - 47A Avenue

We’re getting ready for the Chinese New Year a little early this year. On February 5 celebrate the Year of the Pig, but come down to the MAG today to make your own special pig art project! Looking for an educational, fun, and creative way to spend time with your family? MAGnificent Saturdays welcomes all ages and abilities to participate in a fun art project every week! Work with a local artist to get your project going or on your own with a set of customized instructions. We supply the artist, materials, the studio and the instructions – you supply the imagination! This is a wonderful opportunity for learning, creating and exploring new materials! This program runs every Saturday afternoon from 1-4 pm, year round. Share time with your family learning, creating and exploring new materials! The best part….your completed masterpieces are yours to take home and enjoy! • Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) • Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. • Drop-in… no registration required • Ages 3 & under are free • Create art with your kids! • Saturday afternoons from 1:00 – 4:00 pm • Programs offered all year round • Activities take approx. 20-45 minutes to complete

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Sunday

January 20, 2019

Family Skating & Sledding Party

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 90 Lakeway Blvd

Do you have plans on Sunday, January 20, 2019? If yes, cancel them! We are hosting a skating and sledding party, for all ages to enjoy! Come out for a fun afternoon with your family enjoying bonfires, hot chocolate, and s’mores. The best part — it’s all free! Check for updates on our Facebook page. Leader Field is located at the Corner of Lakeway Boulevard and Memorial Drive. Donations to the food bank accepted.

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Tuesday

January 22, 2019

Art Club

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 5014 49 Ave

Watercolour

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Wednesday

January 23, 2019

Colouring Club

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 5214 50 Ave

Colouring club returns to the library. Get cozy with your colouring project and some new friends! Colouring pages, markers and pencil crayons are supplied by the library. Everyone is welcome, no registration required and it’s free!

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Reading Rockets

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm 5014 49 Ave

Exploring Nature

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MiniMAG @ the Museum: Threaded Snowflakes

9:30 am - 11:00 am 4525 - 47A Avenue

We will be using a strange combination of yarn and plates to make some delicate snowflakes. Come check it out! Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids. This drop in program runs every Wednesday morning from 9:30 – 11 am and the cost to create your own piece of art is $2/child for those with family memberships and $3/child for those without a family membership.

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Thursday

January 24, 2019

Kid Art on Thursdays

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 5227 Calgary Edmonton Trail

Kidart is hosting drop in Adult art classes every Thursday from 1:00 to 4:00. Starting January 24 and running through March 28. Bring your own supplies. Cost is $5.00 per person. If you want instruction from an artist or private lessons these will be available for bookings at these time. Lacombe Performing Arts Center 5227 C & E trail in the Lacombe Trinity Lutheran church building. Everyone welcome but space is limited if you have an easel you are welcome to bring it. Call for more information Shelley 403-597-5147

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YALA

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm 4725 49b Ave #2

Board games, theme nights, great memes, paper crafts, puns and dad jokes, art sharing, book and culture club, off-brand TED Talks and more! Just buy a drink or snack from the coffee house and enjoy getting to know other young adults in Lacombe!

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A Child in Britain During WWII – Sylvia Gillspie

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 5214 50th Ave

Sylvia Gillespie will be speaking about her experiences living in Britain during World War II.

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Friday

January 25, 2019

Bruce McCulloch & Cathy Jones

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 4214 - 58 Street

Bruce McCulloch is best known as a founding member of legendary Canadian comedy troupe The Kids in The Hall, bringing memorable characters Flying Pig, Cabbage Head, pop starlet Tammy, talkative schoolchild Gavin and grumpy middle-aged man Gordon to the nation’s television screens. He continues to act in film and television, including performances on Arrested Development, Workaholics, Gilmore Girls, Young Drunk Punk and Super Troopers. In addition to acting, he is a writer for Saturday Night Live, and has directed major motion pictures including blockbuster films Superstar (starring Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon) and Stealing Harvard (starring Leslie Mann and Jason Lee). An acclaimed music video director, Bruce McCulloch was awarded the “Best Director” MuchMusic Video Award for the Tragically Hip’s single My Music At Work. An unprecedented thirty consecutive years on Canadian television, proud Newfoundlander Cathy Jones is the founder and only remaining original cast member of This Hour Has 22 Minutes. A national treasure, her vast array of characters includes Mrs. Enid, Babe Bennett, Joe Crow and Love Murphy. Among the most awarded individuals in Canadian comedy history, Cathy Jones boasts 18 Gemini Awards and 3 Canadian Comedy Awards for “Best Writing in a Comedy Series”.

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Saturday

January 26, 2019

Family Literacy

10:00 am - 11:00 am 5214 50 Ave

Register by January 21st. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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MAGSaturday: Abstract Still Life From the Collection

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 4525 - 47A Avenue

Today is the first of a short series on still life drawings. For this activity, we will be pulling out some interesting items from our collection for you to draw. We’ll be searching for items with unique lines, fun textures and fabulous forms. How you decide to draw these items is up to you! Looking for an educational, fun, and creative way to spend time with your family? MAGnificent Saturdays welcomes all ages and abilities to participate in a fun art project every week! Work with a local artist to get your project going or on your own with a set of customized instructions. We supply the artist, materials, the studio and the instructions – you supply the imagination! This is a wonderful opportunity for learning, creating and exploring new materials! This program runs every Saturday afternoon from 1-4 pm, year round. Share time with your family learning, creating and exploring new materials! The best part….your completed masterpieces are yours to take home and enjoy! • Cost: $5 per person/$10 for family (2 adults and all their children under 18 in same household) • Frequent participant? All MAGnificent Saturdays drop-ins are included in a MAG Annual family membership for $30/yr or grandparent membership $25/yr. • Drop-in… no registration required • Ages 3 & under are free • Create art with your kids! • Saturday afternoons from 1:00 – 4:00 pm • Programs offered all year round • Activities take approx. 20-45 minutes to complete

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Monkey Top Saloon Fishing Derby

9:30 am - 5:00 pm 5002 50 Ave

Registration at the Monkey Top Saloon before the derby or at the weigh in shed located at Brownlow’s access the day of the derby between 9:30 and 10:30am.

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Robbie Burns Night

8:00 pm - 8:00 pm Red Deer College Arts Centre

Robbie Burns Night traditionally commemorates the life of the bard (poet) Robert Burns. Get in touch with your inner Celt by celebrating Scotland’s Bard of Ayrshire and leave with our music in your heart. Featuring violinist Kai Gleusteen. Maxwell Davies’ Orkney Wedding & Sunrise Bruch’s Scotch Fantasy Lapalme’s Fantasy on Scottish Folk Songs

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Monday

January 28, 2019

Reel Movie Mondays: Shoplifters

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 5402 - 47 Street

SHOPLIFTERS – 2ND FILM OF WINTER Screens January 28th at 7pm at Carnival Cinemas Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda Japan | 121 minutes | Japanese w/English subtitles, Mongrel Media – Rated 14A DRAMA Osamu (Lily Franky, Like Father, Like Son) and his wife, Nobuyo (Sakura Andô), are struggling on low incomes to support their Tokyo family, and turn to shoplifting to get by. One day, while stealing food from a local grocery store, Osamu and his son meet a young girl who appears to be homeless. They bring her home for dinner and, noticing signs of abuse, decide to take her in as one of their own. Upon learning that Yuri’s abusive parents are looking for her, they cut her hair and rename her Rin to keep her safe. Buy your tickets in advance at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, with discounts for MAG members (Member price not available online). Tickets will also be available at the door of Carnival Cinemas on the screening night from 6-7pm by Cash Only for a flat rate of $10 each, based on availability.

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Wednesday

January 30, 2019

MiniMAG @ the Museum: Alien Invasion!

9:30 am - 11:00 am 4525 - 47A Avenue

Did anybody say aliens don’t come in the winter? Well, not here: we’re hoping to have a room full of flying saucers today! Artmaking designed for kids 5 and under. It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids. This drop in program runs every Wednesday morning from 9:30 – 11 am and the cost to create your own piece of art is $2/child for those with family memberships and $3/child for those without a family membership.

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Thursday

January 31, 2019

Kid Art on Thursdays

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 5227 Calgary Edmonton Trail

Kidart is hosting drop in Adult art classes every Thursday from 1:00 to 4:00. Starting January 24 and running through March 28. Bring your own supplies. Cost is $5.00 per person. If you want instruction from an artist or private lessons these will be available for bookings at these time. Lacombe Performing Arts Center 5227 C & E trail in the Lacombe Trinity Lutheran church building. Everyone welcome but space is limited if you have an easel you are welcome to bring it. Call for more information Shelley 403-597-5147

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YALA

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm 4725 49b Ave #2

Board games, theme nights, great memes, paper crafts, puns and dad jokes, art sharing, book and culture club, off-brand TED Talks and more! Just buy a drink or snack from the coffee house and enjoy getting to know other young adults in Lacombe!

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