August 2019

Thursday

August 22, 2019

National Workshop Day

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm #500, 5000 Gaetz (50) Avenue

Join us Thursday, August 22, 6-8pm, for CDI College’s National Workshop Day in Red Deer. Visit our Red Deer campus, or campuses across Canada, to take part in FREE hands-on workshops including how to write a resume, blood pressure checks, career planning, and more! Get a campus tour, and learn how you can start your new career. Make sure you enter for your chance to win a $1,000 scholarship*! Free admission and everyone welcome. *Some conditions apply. abworkshop.cdicollege.ca

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Beat The Heat PopUp Spray Parks

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Beat The Heat and come on by to our pop up spray parks in Red Deer this summer from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Members of Red Deer Emergency Services and the RCMP will be blasting the hoses to keep you cool every Thursday this July and August! Locations: July 11 Emergency Services Station 5 311 Jordan Parkway July 18 Highland Green Community Centre 65 Halladay Avenue July 25 Oriole Park Community Association 5 Ogden Avenue August 1 Riverside Meadows Community Centre 6021 57 Avenue August 8 Mattie McCullough Elementary School 26 Lawford Avenue August 15 Grandview Community Association 4510 41 Avenue August 22 Deer Park Community Association Activity Centre 181 Dowler Street

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2019 Alberta Masters Games

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm 4503-42 Street

The first ever Masters Games will provide an opportunity for masters-aged athletes to compete in a province-wide sports competition. Events will take place at various location in Rocky Mountain House, please see website for further details on locations and description of events. There will also be concerts held Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings: Thursday, August 22 – Opening Ceremonies Headliner – Blackie & The Rodeo Kings Opener – Dennis Bouwman Weekend Pass (Includes Friday & Saturday) Music Line-up Friday, August 23 – Double Bill Sass Jordan Band Russell deCarle Band (from Prairie Oyster) Saturday, August 24 Headliner – Tom Cochrane & Red Rider Opener – Scenic Route to Alaska Gates Open 5:00 PM Daily Cheap Charlies Saloon – Front Porch Roots Revue Location: Only 45 minutes west of Red Deer. One of a kind outdoor venue at the Rodeo Grounds beside the North Saskatchewan River located in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada.

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Marketplace on Main

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm 50 Street

Every Thursday main street Rocky Mountain House turns into the place to be! There is music, a large variety of vendors, food, laughter and community connection.

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Blackfalds Community Market

4:00 pm - 7:30 pm 5302 Broadway Ave

 Fresh fruits and vegetables, food trucks, sweet treats, entertainment and shopping from our local talented vendors!

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Friday

August 23, 2019

2019 Alberta Masters Games

9:00 am - 11:00 pm 4503-42 Street

The first ever Masters Games will provide an opportunity for masters-aged athletes to compete in a province-wide sports competition. Events will take place at various location in Rocky Mountain House, please see website for further details on locations and description of events. There will also be concerts held Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings: Thursday, August 22 – Opening Ceremonies Headliner – Blackie & The Rodeo Kings Opener – Dennis Bouwman Weekend Pass (Includes Friday & Saturday) Music Line-up Friday, August 23 – Double Bill Sass Jordan Band Russell deCarle Band (from Prairie Oyster) Saturday, August 24 Headliner – Tom Cochrane & Red Rider Opener – Scenic Route to Alaska Gates Open 5:00 PM Daily Cheap Charlies Saloon – Front Porch Roots Revue Location: Only 45 minutes west of Red Deer. One of a kind outdoor venue at the Rodeo Grounds beside the North Saskatchewan River located in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada.

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Summer Horse Riding Camps

10:00 am - 3:00 pm Box 7 Site 9, RR#3

8 different weeks of Girls overnight, summer horse riding camps, at Wildhorse Ranch in Central Alberta. We are inviting girls who love horses to join us for Heart to Heart Practical Horsemanship Programs. Just Ride, Just Stay, Just Play and have lots of FUN with horses and each other! Parents: let us take the worry out of where to send your daughter, we are a safe place located in a peaceful ranch setting! Participants enjoy well trained horses that help teach girls leadership and life skills. Connect with horses, nature and the great outdoors. We are a techno free camp so the girls unplug from technology and focus on real life! Includes excellent horse program, meals, accommodations and so much more! Ages 11 and up Cost: $1,200.00 + GST/person/camp www.wildhorsecamp.com Inbox for more details or a registration package Dates for 2019 Summer Horsecamps 2019 Girls Summer Horse Riding Camp Dates July 1 – 5 July 8 – 12 July 15 – 19 July 22 – 26 August 5 – 9 Girls ages: 8 – 18 August 12 – 17 August 19 – 23 Price: $1,200.00 + GST/girl/week

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Carnival Vendor Market

2:30 pm - 6:00 pm 5402 - 47 Avenue

Everyone is invited to come Eat! Play! Shop! Free admission! Bouncy castle! A few vendors! Games for the children!

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Nowco’s Artisan Market

4:30 pm - 7:30 pm 4922 50 Ave

INTRODUCING: NOWCO’S ARTISAN MARKET!! The last Thursday of each month we will be hosting unique artisan vendors in our project room from 4:30-7:30. Lacombe’s late night shopping night just got better! Watch our page for Vendor shout outs leading up to each market.

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Lacombe Farmers’ Market

9:00 am - 1:00 pm 63 St

Lacombe Farmers’ Market is your one-stop-shop for all the products you seek. We’re members of the Lacombe community, and are here to offer residents the shopping experience of a lifetime with our variety of products. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it at Lacombe Farmers’ Market. We have been in operation since 1979 and have seen many changes since then. We’re always open to the public during our business hours, so stop by and pay us a visit today!

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Saturday

August 24, 2019

MAGSaturday: Paper Mache Piggies

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

Paper mache is an amazing sculptural medium, especially when the studio is not in your kitchen. We will be making pigs, but let your imagination run wild with your own sculptural creation! Drop in family art making! 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! -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 For more program information, call 403-309-8405 or email museum@reddeer.ca.

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2019 Alberta Masters Games

9:00 am - 11:00 pm 4503-42 Street

The first ever Masters Games will provide an opportunity for masters-aged athletes to compete in a province-wide sports competition. Events will take place at various location in Rocky Mountain House, please see website for further details on locations and description of events. There will also be concerts held Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings: Thursday, August 22 – Opening Ceremonies Headliner – Blackie & The Rodeo Kings Opener – Dennis Bouwman Weekend Pass (Includes Friday & Saturday) Music Line-up Friday, August 23 – Double Bill Sass Jordan Band Russell deCarle Band (from Prairie Oyster) Saturday, August 24 Headliner – Tom Cochrane & Red Rider Opener – Scenic Route to Alaska Gates Open 5:00 PM Daily Cheap Charlies Saloon – Front Porch Roots Revue Location: Only 45 minutes west of Red Deer. One of a kind outdoor venue at the Rodeo Grounds beside the North Saskatchewan River located in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada.

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Bentley Farmers’ Market

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm 5218 50 Street

Held every Saturday from May long weekend to September long weekend at the Bentley Curling Rink between the hours of 1:30 to 4:00, this market is the largest and most popular in Central Alberta. Any craft, fresh baking or fresh vegetables you can imagine are offered at reasonable prices each week. When spending your weekend at the lake, be sure to include this popular attraction as part of your day – you will not be disappointed.

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Baby Animal Days 2019

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 41129 RR 263

Enjoy a visit with the baby animals during Baby Animal Days 2019! Come celebrate spring and all the baby animals on June 1st and 2nd.During Baby Animal Days we showcase all of our farm babies and all our other cute and friendly farm animals. We have sheep, goats, cows, chickens, horses, ponies, ducks, pigs and a llama. The ponies are also waiting to take little cowboys and cowgirls for a ride. The horses will be ready for the bigger cow pokes! Admission is only $10 per person or $35 for a family of 4 (Babies under 2 are free). Pony and horse rides are $5/ride. Check out Flying Cross Ranch’s Facebook page or website for more information and the VIP experience (May 31st). 

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Fort Normandeau Days

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Township Road 382

Join us at our Fort Normandeau site for Fort Normandeau Days, our biggest party of the season as we celebrate life at the crossing, circa 1885. There will be battle demonstrations, performers, vendors and activities for the whole family! Fort Normandeau Days is happening Both Saturday and Sunday, August 24 & 25 from noon until 5:00p.m. each day. So many great events and programs to choose from.

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Sunday

August 25, 2019

2019 Alberta Masters Games

8:00 am - 4:00 pm 4503-42 Street

The first ever Masters Games will provide an opportunity for masters-aged athletes to compete in a province-wide sports competition. Events will take place at various location in Rocky Mountain House, please see website for further details on locations and description of events. There will also be concerts held Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings: Thursday, August 22 – Opening Ceremonies Headliner – Blackie & The Rodeo Kings Opener – Dennis Bouwman Weekend Pass (Includes Friday & Saturday) Music Line-up Friday, August 23 – Double Bill Sass Jordan Band Russell deCarle Band (from Prairie Oyster) Saturday, August 24 Headliner – Tom Cochrane & Red Rider Opener – Scenic Route to Alaska Gates Open 5:00 PM Daily Cheap Charlies Saloon – Front Porch Roots Revue Location: Only 45 minutes west of Red Deer. One of a kind outdoor venue at the Rodeo Grounds beside the North Saskatchewan River located in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada.

Learn More

Baby Animal Days 2019

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 41129 RR 263

Enjoy a visit with the baby animals during Baby Animal Days 2019! Come celebrate spring and all the baby animals on June 1st and 2nd.During Baby Animal Days we showcase all of our farm babies and all our other cute and friendly farm animals. We have sheep, goats, cows, chickens, horses, ponies, ducks, pigs and a llama. The ponies are also waiting to take little cowboys and cowgirls for a ride. The horses will be ready for the bigger cow pokes! Admission is only $10 per person or $35 for a family of 4 (Babies under 2 are free). Pony and horse rides are $5/ride. Check out Flying Cross Ranch’s Facebook page or website for more information and the VIP experience (May 31st). 

Learn More

Fort Normandeau Days

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Township Road 382

Join us at our Fort Normandeau site for Fort Normandeau Days, our biggest party of the season as we celebrate life at the crossing, circa 1885. There will be battle demonstrations, performers, vendors and activities for the whole family! Fort Normandeau Days is happening Both Saturday and Sunday, August 24 & 25 from noon until 5:00p.m. each day. So many great events and programs to choose from.

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Wednesday

August 28, 2019

Lunch at the Farm

11:30 am - 2:00 pm 2879 Botterill Crescent

The ladies of SunnyBrook Farm Museum are presenting the annual Lunch at The Farm. Guests can relax in the new Calder School community hall and enjoy a served lunch including home-made pie with ice cream. The afternoon features a guided wagon ride showcasing the history of Sunnybrook Farm Museum. Cost is $12. Drop-ins are welcome, but larger groups are encouraged to reserve a seat by calling 403-340-3511

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Music in the Park & Lacombe Market

4:30 pm - 8:30 pm 5214 50 Ave

Music in the Park is a great opportunity for Lacombe residents and visitors alike to enjoy the talents of local and regional musicians. Bring your lawn chairs or picnic blankets, and join us for some great atmosphere and wonderful entertainment. The performances go rain or shine so if the weather looks ‘iffy’ the concerts will move indoors. The Lacombe Market will be on site from 4:30 to 8:30 and they have food trucks. No need to cook dinner! You can make an evening of it.

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Thursday

August 29, 2019

Marketplace on Main

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm 50 Street

Every Thursday main street Rocky Mountain House turns into the place to be! There is music, a large variety of vendors, food, laughter and community connection.

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Nowco’s Artisan Market

4:30 pm - 7:30 pm 4922 50 Ave

INTRODUCING: NOWCO’S ARTISAN MARKET!! The last Thursday of each month we will be hosting unique artisan vendors in our project room from 4:30-7:30. Lacombe’s late night shopping night just got better! Watch our page for Vendor shout outs leading up to each market.

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Blackfalds Community Market

4:00 pm - 7:30 pm 5302 Broadway Ave

 Fresh fruits and vegetables, food trucks, sweet treats, entertainment and shopping from our local talented vendors!

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Friday

August 30, 2019

Carnival Vendor Market

2:30 pm - 6:00 pm 5402 - 47 Avenue

Everyone is invited to come Eat! Play! Shop! Free admission! Bouncy castle! A few vendors! Games for the children!

Learn More

Lacombe Farmers’ Market

9:00 am - 1:00 pm 63 St

Lacombe Farmers’ Market is your one-stop-shop for all the products you seek. We’re members of the Lacombe community, and are here to offer residents the shopping experience of a lifetime with our variety of products. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it at Lacombe Farmers’ Market. We have been in operation since 1979 and have seen many changes since then. We’re always open to the public during our business hours, so stop by and pay us a visit today!

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Saturday

August 31, 2019

MAGSaturday: Kooky Kaleidoscopes

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

Did you know that you can make kaleidoscopes? That’s what we’re doing today. While we’re at it, why not make the whole thing a work of art! Drop in family art making! 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! -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 For more program information, call 403-309-8405 or email museum@reddeer.ca.

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Bentley Farmers’ Market

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm 5218 50 Street

Held every Saturday from May long weekend to September long weekend at the Bentley Curling Rink between the hours of 1:30 to 4:00, this market is the largest and most popular in Central Alberta. Any craft, fresh baking or fresh vegetables you can imagine are offered at reasonable prices each week. When spending your weekend at the lake, be sure to include this popular attraction as part of your day – you will not be disappointed.

Learn More