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Orientation prepares volunteers for AIRSCARES

Orientation prepares volunteers for AIRSCARES

As the Boys and Girls Club of Airdrie (BGCA) gears up for the Halloween season and its seventh annual AIRSCARES haunted house, the organization is looking to prepare volunteers with an orientation Sept. 22.
Ladies Out Loud goes to the races

Ladies Out Loud goes to the races

Ladies Out Loud is taking over the Century Downs Racetrack and Casino Sept. 9, providing women with a chance to dress up and have some fun. According to founder Karen McDonald, the event will even feature a special Ladies Out Loud race.
New program offers orienteering to children

New program offers orienteering to children

New programs in Airdrie and Cochrane presented by the Alberta Orienteering Association (AOA) will provide another opportunity for children to stay active this fall.
Preparations for airdrieFEST underway

Preparations for airdrieFEST underway

Anticipation is mounting as the City of Airdrie prepares for airdrieFEST 2018. The annual street festival will descend on Airdrie’s downtown for two days Sept. 7 and 8.
Aaron Pritchett headlines Music on Main

Aaron Pritchett headlines Music on Main

Canadian country music star Aaron Pritchett has been announced as the headliner for the inaugural Music on Main event, to be held Sept. 7 as part of airdrieFEST.
Crossfield Community Fest for everyone

Crossfield Community Fest for everyone

The Town of Crossfield will host its second annual Crossfield Community Fest Sept. 5, according to Stacey Davis, community and grant co-ordinator. “It started unofficially last year.
Staying entertained indoors during smoky conditions

Staying entertained indoors during smoky conditions

Some Airdrie businesses are coming up with creative ways to keep clients busy and active indoors, as wildfires in British Columbia are creating poor air quality conditions throughout the region.
Upcoming festival offers opportunity to create connections

Upcoming festival offers opportunity to create connections

Community Links’ upcoming Linking the Community Festival will provide an opportunity for families to build stronger connections with their neighbours and local organizations, against a backdrop of family fun, Aug. 20 at Nose Creek Park from 3 to 7 p.
Cochrane Fair returning for busy weekend

Cochrane Fair returning for busy weekend

The rowdy Cochrane Fair is returning Aug. 17 to 19 – with bulls, broncs and beer. The Cochrane Ag Society Park will be hosting the town’s own mini-Stampede, with something for everyone offered throughout the weekend.
Local farms inviting public to Open Farm Days

Local farms inviting public to Open Farm Days

If you've ever wanted to walk in a mile in a farmer’s boots, you’re in luck – Alberta Open Farm Days is back Aug. 18 and 19. This annual event allows Airdrie residents and other city folk the chance to peek into what farmers do in the fields.