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Airdrie woman raising money, shaving head for four-year-old leukemia patient

Airdrie woman raising money, shaving head for four-year-old leukemia patient

An Airdrie woman is raising funds to help a long-time friend, whose young daughter is suffering from leukemia.
Library Link: Reading to see

Library Link: Reading to see

As the first day of fall drops on us like the leaves parachuting from the trees in our prairie-based city, it’s a good time to think of the books you might want to snuggle up with over the coming months. But what if you have difficulty reading print due to visual, physical, or learning disabilities? Well, APL offers some very cool services for people with vision disabilities.
Airdrie author combines fact and fiction to write World War II spy thriller

Airdrie author combines fact and fiction to write World War II spy thriller

A debut novelist from Airdrie has utilized her primary research skills to craft a story that combines fictional characters with historical Second World War accuracy.
Airdrie Agricultural Society's Art of the Harvest demonstration hosted Sept. 18

Airdrie Agricultural Society's Art of the Harvest demonstration hosted Sept. 18

Airdrie Agricultural Society's Art of the Harvest, Olde Tyme Harvest Demonstration, went ahead on Sept. 18 including thrashing demonstrations, wagon rides, live music, and more.
Hospice Society preparing for return of grief support programs

Hospice Society preparing for return of grief support programs

The Airdrie Hospice Society is once again offering programs to help individuals through their grief.
Sorso bartender takes home Best Caesar in Canada

Sorso bartender takes home Best Caesar in Canada

Airdrie residents looking to sample the best Caesar in Canada don’t have to venture far to do so.
Polaris Centre hosts highland dance demo on Sept. 18

Polaris Centre hosts highland dance demo on Sept. 18

Students of Aurora Dance Academy performed a series of highland dances for attendees at the Polaris Centre in conjunction with Alberta Culture Days on Sept. 18.
Archery Day sanctioned shoot and showcase hosted on Sept. 18

Archery Day sanctioned shoot and showcase hosted on Sept. 18

Archers from Airdrie and area honed their craft at an Archery Canada-sanctioned shoot in celebration of Archery Day on Sept. 18.
Column: The power of music to heal a divided world

Column: The power of music to heal a divided world

We live in a divided world. I feel it more and more with every passing day. We argue about heated topics such as politics, religion, and ever increasingly, public health policy. But there is still one area where I believe we all have something in common, and that is our shared love of music.
Library Link: Poetry in Motion winners to be announced today

Library Link: Poetry in Motion winners to be announced today

Poetry in Motion, Airdrie Public Library’s (APL) third annual poetry-writing contest, was held from June 1 to 30. The 30-day contest produced some amazing and thought-provoking pieces of writing.