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LOCAL GOOD EVENTS
  

 

Edmonton Resilience FestivalImage may contain: one or more people and text

Saturday, April 28, 10 am – 6 pm

Waldorf Independent School (7211 96a Ave)

Join us April 28, 2018 for a 1-day Festival & Community Experience focused on sharing skills & ideas to build a more resilient, joyful future. Edmonton Resilience Festival is a community gathering for the curious at heart. Come participate and explore your quest to create a sustainable, creative, and promising future.

More Info: https://www.edmontonresiliencefestival.com/

 

Green Drinks: YEG DrinksImage may contain: one or more people, people standing and indoor

Wednesday, May 2, 7 pm – 10 pm

Yellowhead Brewery

Cost: $10 online | $15 at the door

Enjoy a delightful beverage at Green Drinks: YEG Drinks, where we’ll bring together the thirst quenching roasters, brewers, and distillers creating some of Edmonton’s tastiest beverages, both alcoholic and not. Come learn about the delicious ideas in this city and the amazing people making it all happen. Meet someone new at the last Green Drinks of the season and have a drink with us!

More Info: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/green-drinks-yeg-drinks-tickets-45003939996

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS
 

 

FAVA FestivalNo automatic alt text available.

Tuesday, April 17 – Saturday, April 21 

FAVA FEST is our annual celebration of work created by our membership in film, video, and media art. The festival includes screenings of local and regional work and often showcases some work from away as well. Our Friday night feature event will highlight the work of a Canadian artist/s. We close out the festival with a great big awards celebration and party where the audience can mix and mingle with local filmmakers, gamble on our silent auction, and help honour the work that is being made right here in Edmonton and Alberta in style.

More Info: http://fava.ca/

 

Advancements in Photovoltaic TechnologyNo automatic alt text available.

Wednesday, April 18, 7 pm – 9 pm

5-142, 10460 105 St.

Join SESA and Dr. Xihua Wang for an evening exploring the history of photovoltaic (PV) technology – including various PV devices and systems, with an emphasis on the technology itself, as well as a review of current PV devices and systems – with a brief discussion about the fabrication process of silicon, thin-film solar cells, and the construction of PV systems.

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/172608499963495/

 

Let’s Make KombuchaImage may contain: 1 person, standing and indoor

Thursday, April 19, 7 pm – 8 pm

Vibrant Health Network

Cost: $20

In this class 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 and take home a free scoby! You will be all set to start making your own kombucha at home economically. 

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1655787368019170/

 

Edmonton Cottage Life & Cabin Show

Friday, April 20 – Sunday, April 22

Edmonton EXPO Centre

Cost: $12

Meet more than 150 exhibitors with everything you need for lakeside and country living. This show features high quality exhibitors showing log cabins, timber frame homes, conventional construction, boats, docks, contractors, innovative building products, green solutions, decor and style, arts and crafts, food and entertaining, water toys and fun for all seasons.

More Info: http://shows.cottagelife.com/show/edmonton-cottage-life-cabin-show/#show-info

 

The Witchery MarketImage may contain: 2 people, people standing and text

Saturday, April 21 – Sunday, April 22

10433 83 Ave NW

Don’t miss the Magick! Witchy Vendors, Crafts, Tarot Readers, Free Presentations, & More! The first 5 people in the door both days get a free The Witchery Swag bag filled with awesome goodies from our vendors!

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/400868820375396/

 

Ignite: Your New Life in YEGImage may contain: 4 people, people sitting, table and indoor

Monday, April 23, 6 pm – 8 pm

The Nook Cafe

Are you new to YEG and looking to connect with other young professionals and students in Edmonton? Join us for this inaugural event to meet and form connections with other new Edmontonians through fun networking activities, hear success stories from local superstars on how to thrive in YEG, and ghare what YOU want to see in Edmonton and at upcoming Ignite events! This is a drop-in style event. Feel free to come right at 6pm or drop-by when you can. There will be a variety of networking activities, as well as speakers throughout the evening.

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1821406141497369/

 

Amiskwaciwâskahikan: Edmonton from Time ImmemorialImage may contain: text

Friday, April 27 – Sunday, April 29

Snow Valley Ski Club

Cost: $32 – $64

Amiskwaciwâskahikan: Edmonton from Time Immemorial is the theme of the 2018 Archaeological Society of Alberta Annual General Meeting and Conference, including a public lecture on Friday, a Banquet on Saturday, and field trips on Sunday. The Archaeological Society of Alberta – Edmonton Centre and the 2018 Conference Committee recognize that we are located in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) on Treaty 6 territory, the territory of the Papaschase, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/142803286377483/ 

 

Butterdome Spring Craft SaleButterdome Spring Craft Sale

Friday, May 4th – Sunday, May 6th

University of Alberta Butterdome

Cost: $5

With an incredible assortment of locally and nationally sourced quality handmade goods to choose from, including fresh fashion looks, stunning jewelry, home décor, sculptures, glassware, natural body care, delicious gourmet treats, and more, this event is the perfect time to spoil yourself or a loved one for the many moments spring time has to offer.

More Info: http://butterdome.ca/spring/

 

Mill Creek Clean UpImage may contain: text

Sunday, May 6, 10 am – 2 pm

South of Mill Street Bridge

Time to whip the ravine in to shape! Join the Richie Community League rain or shine! Gloves and bags provided, dogs welcome. BBQ starts at noon.

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/578869959153113/

 

Royal Bison FairNo automatic alt text available.

Friday, May 11 – Sunday, May 13

8426 Gateway Blvd

Cost: $3

Two rooms of locally designed art, prints, books, plants, apparel, photos, jewelry, textiles, toys, woodworking, an entire yeg literature reading room, and all your pals!

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/338313816676691/

 

Edmonton Bike SwapImage may contain: sky, outdoor and text

Saturday, May 12, 8 am – 4 pm

Kinsmen Sports Centre

Cost: $2

The safe place to sell your bike, donate your bike, and to buy your bike. Join Alberta Bike Swap for this year’s Edmonton Bike Swap. The entrance fee is donated to a local non-profit bike group to fix the donated bikes.

More Info: http://albertabikeswap.ca/info/

 

Ben Calf Robe Annual Traditional Pow WowImage may contain: sky, cloud, text, outdoor and nature

Saturday May 12, 1 pm – 10 pm

11000 Stadium 

Edmonton Catholic Schools & Indigenous Learning Services in partnership with the Ben Calf Robe Society and the City of Edmonton, invite all members of the Edmonton and surrounding communities to join us for our 37th Annual Ben Calf Robe Traditional Pow Wow! The Pow-wow will feature a variety of dancers, drummers, artisians and food vendors. Grand Entries will be held at 1 pm and 6 pm.

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/150461685650500/

 

Etsy Made in Canada Spring MarketImage may contain: flower and text

Saturday, May 19 – Sunday, May 20

Alberta Aviation Museum

The Best Edmonton Makes! Join us for an amazing collection of 115 local makers, artists, photographers, designers and chefs – many you haven’t seen before anywhere as we bring you our Spring ETSY Made in Canada show

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/155738901859713/

 

What the Truck?! Season KickoffImage may contain: one or more people, tree, plant, sky, shoes and outdoor

Saturday, May 26, 3 pm – 8 pm

Federal Building

Save the Date and join us on 99 Avenue and 108 Street (Capital Boulevard) for our first food truck extravaganza  event of the season!

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/874404619433828/

 

Tiny Home BuildingImage may contain: tree, sky, plant, outdoor and nature

Saturday, May 26, 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Noorish Cafe

Cost: $25

Come learn all about the exciting Tiny Home movement! Permaculture Teacher Kenton Zerbin will share WHY this movement is sweeping the world with such popularity. Then he will share HOW to design and build your own Tiny Home. You will get to virtually tour several beautiful and functional Tiny Homes, and explore the hot topics: trailers, tiny home layouts, living system options, and more. Learn how to build a debt-free, beautiful home that meets your needs.

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1814367495528145/