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River Valley Medicinal Plant Walks

Tuesday, July 12, 5 pm – 8 pm
Tuesday, August 9, 5 pm – 8 pm

Edmonton River Valley (Location will be announced to participants once they’ve registered.)

Cost: $50

Join Robert Dale Rogers for an entertaining and educational plant and mushroom walk through Mill Creek Ravine one of these summer evenings. It will be happening rain or shine – so be prepared to bring a rain jacket, umbrella and some galoshes! Also bring notepad, camera, insect repellant and good walking shoes.

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Little Italy Cheese Workshop

Thursday, May 26, 6 pm – 8 pm

Spinelli’s Bar Italia

Cost: $25

Welcome to a unique experience of cheese workshop in the neighbourhood of Edmonton Little Italy. A 6-course cheese taster menu will be presented, with each course paired with dried fruits, some prosciutto and some compote. Participants will learn about the cheese presented and will also get to see a demo of fresh mozzarella making!

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Annual Conservatory Plant SaleFlowers

Friday, May 26 – Sunday, May 28

Muttart Conservatory

The annual bedding plant sale takes place in the greenhouse at the Muttart Conservatory. No admission required to visit the greenhouse sale. Does not include admission to the Conservatory.

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Homeowner Rain Garden in a Box Workshop

Saturday, May 28, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

Edmonton Valley Zoo

Help keep our city green by participating in the City of Edmonton’s Rain Garden in a Box project. A rain garden is a landscaped area that collects, absorbs, and filters stormwater runoff from rooftops, driveways, patios, and other hard surfaces that don’t allow water to soak in.

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Heritage Handmade Spring Sale

Saturday, May 28, 10 am – 3 pm

Multicultural Heritage Centre

Locally Handmade Artisans! We will have indoor and outdoor vendors, Door Prizes, a 50/50 Draw, Silent Auction items, and Homesteaders Kitchen will be on site to provide Lunch.

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The Incredible High Street Race

Saturday, May 28, 10 am – 5 pm

Cost: $100

You’ll have a blast racing with us, solving clues and learning insider tips and tricks about our stores, products and services as you go. This event is a fundraiser for the Shops of High Street and for the Inner City Housing Society, a charity that it building an inspirational low-income housing project in nearby North Glenora.

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What the Truck?!

Saturday, May 28 – Sunday, May 29

We’re kicking off 2016 with not one, but TWO days of food trucks! There will be two different truck lineups over the weekend to make sure you get your fill after the winter hibernation!

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Mass Blanket Exercise

Thursday, June 2, 6 pm – 8 pm

City Hall

To mark one year since the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, let’s fill City Hall with over 500 people learning together! RISE is working with a network of organizations across the country to host a mass Blanket Exercise, an interactive learning opportunity to share Canada’s history from an Indigenous perspective.

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Let’s Make Kombucha

Thursday, June 2, 6 pm – 8:30 pm

Vibrant Health Network

Cost: $15

In this you will learn about the benefits of drinking kombucha You will learn how to make kombucha, and also how to make exotic flavours of kombucha. You will get to taste samples of 10-12 different flavours of kombucha. Bring a glass jar and take home a free scoby! You will be all set to start making your own kombucha at home economically. I also sell kombucha at the class to drink while your own brew is getting ready.

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Edmonton Pride Festival

Friday, June 3 – Sunday, June 12

Edmonton Pride Festival is a 10-day event that features pride-filled entertainment, art, fashion, sports & family-friendly activities every June! The Edmonton Pride Festival Society will showcase the unity and diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified and queer (LGBTQ) community and its allies.

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Saturday, June 4

What if hundreds of people united, each taking one small action to improve their city, all on the same day? 100 in 1 Day is a day to turn ideas into reality all over the city by celebrating the cumulative power of small changes and temporary projects. Start by submitting your ideas, participating in the workshop, and then launch your project on June 4. 

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Heart of the City Music and Arts Festival

Saturday, June 4 – Sunday, June 5

Giovanni Caboto Park

Bring your friends, your kids, your parents, your grandparents, your grandchildren, your neighbours, your acquaintances and even complete strangers you meet on the street, to show the whole city what a great place we live in, here in the HEART of Edmonton! The Festival is COMPLETELY FREE, but you could bring some cash if you want to support the artists who are selling their wares, CDs, etc. 

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Vibrant Communities Speaker Session: Reconciliation

Monday, June 6, 6:30 pm

Yellowhead Brewery

Part of having complete, vibrant communities, is ensuring all people are respected and honoured for their contributions. This is something we as a nation and as a community have fallen short on throughout our time on this land. Reconciliation is necessary to advance our communities and work together with Indigenous peoples. But what does reconciliation mean? How can we contribute? Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton (or RISE) is a group of citizens in the Edmonton region who are committed to supporting reconciliation in words and actions. They have grown out of the needs left by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and are intent on helping to maintain momentum in this key area. We are lucky to have four members of RISE to hold a panel discussion on reconciliation in Edmonton.

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Pop Up Food Crawl

Wednesday, June 8, 6 – 9 pm

Old Strathcona

Cost: $45

Whether you are celebrating Pride Week in Edmonton, or are a self-made food enthusiast, this Pop UP Food Crawl – ride the rainbow edition is for you! For most of us, food crawls are the best way to explore a city and its culinary scene. Join Blitz Conditioning as you tour through some of Edmonton’s best Old Strathcona restaurants via your Wheels.

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100 Mile Diet Dinner

Sunday, June 12, 6 pm – 9 pm

Farm to Fork Eatery

Cost: $100

The 100 Mile Diet Dinner is a celebration of local food. Farm to Fork Eatery has put together an amazing special menu for this event. Staying true to their commitment, the menu will consist of 90% local food. Our keynote speaker, Brenda Barritt, is a board member from Alberta Food Matters. Brenda will be speaking on the 100 mile diet and the importance of buying local food. Special guest speaker Bruce Hyer will talk about climate change, Guaranteed livable income and proportional representation.

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