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Library Link: A hint of what’s to come

Library Link: A hint of what’s to come

As the first part of Airdrie Public Library’s (APL) fall 2021 session wraps up this week, and programmers take a break to get ready for part two, we’d like to point out a few upcoming programs. Coming Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6 to 7:30 p.
Jazz artist Ori Dagan to bring swing and swagger to Airdrie

Jazz artist Ori Dagan to bring swing and swagger to Airdrie

The Rat Pack is coming to town thanks to jazz musician Ori Dagan who will be performing some of the most beloved hits of the era such as Mack the Knife, Mr. Bojangles, Sway, and My Way, at Bert Church LIVE Theatre on Oct. 22.
Airdrie sisters host wedding photoshoot to promote local vendors

Airdrie sisters host wedding photoshoot to promote local vendors

An Airdrie sister-trio who defied the odds during the COVID-19 pandemic by starting up a grassroots wedding planning business – Three Sisters Events – hosted a classic country-style wedding shoot in support of local vendors this summer.
BGC Airdrie hosting 'Funny Sign Paint Night' on Oct. 15

BGC Airdrie hosting 'Funny Sign Paint Night' on Oct. 15

BGC Airdrie is hosting a ‘Funny Sign Paint Night’ to give community members an opportunity to support local youth and families while creating unique and humorous pieces for their home.
AHS encourages cancer screening during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

AHS encourages cancer screening during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which occurs each year in October, aims to encourage women to undergo regular cancer screening and mammograms in an effort to detect early signs of breast cancer.
Poetry in Motion contest winners announced

Poetry in Motion contest winners announced

The Airdrie Public Library announced the winners of the third annual Poetry in Motion contest on Sept. 18.
Library Link: An evening reading from Amy LeBlanc

Library Link: An evening reading from Amy LeBlanc

LeBlanc is a PhD student at the University of Calgary and managing editor at The Filling Station, a literary and arts magazine that publishes innovative poetry, fiction, and non-fiction.
APL Book Page – October

APL Book Page – October

Every month, staff at the Airdrie Public Library send the Airdrie City View a short synopses of some of the books in their collection. Here is the latest submission, including both fiction and non-fiction reads for adults this fall.
A View to the Past: Western Wayne and his right-hand rooster

A View to the Past: Western Wayne and his right-hand rooster

In each edition of A View to the Past, I aim to give readers additional insight into some of their most beloved Airdrie landmarks. Previous editions of the monthly history column have examined the origins of the Nose Creek Bridge to the Elevators, Airdrie's Water Tower, and the Gwacheon Park totem poles.
Heloise Lorimer students participate in Terry Fox Run on Sept. 24

Heloise Lorimer students participate in Terry Fox Run on Sept. 24