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What's Happening: October

Do you have an event in Edmonton, Calgary and surrounding areas you'd like to share with readers? Send details to lhaines@prime.greatwest.ca and we'll let others know! Deadline for your details is third week of the month.

Men Wanted! - The Silver Stage Players are looking for at least two more men who want some drama in their lives. The group performs skits at senior's centres in Nov. and May and needs more manpower on stage. The players meet Thursdays, 1-3:30 p.m. at Central Lion's Seniors Centre, 111 St. at 111 Ave. For more, contact Malcolm at 780-239-9649 or connellmjm@hotmail.com.

 Meadowview 4-H Multi-Club 65th Anniversary Celebration - An invitation to all alumni members, leaders and families to the awards dinner and dance, Nov. 19 at 5 p.m., Meadowview Hall, AB, 58010 Hwy 764 Barrhead County. A commemorative belt buckle will be auctioned off at the event, with proceeds going to Communities in Alberta Networking for Seniors. For tickets and details, contact Kelli Kinsmann 780-674-0150 or email kinsmanvet@gmail.com.

Minus One Dance Club of Edmonton - Try an evening of social dance Sat. Oct 22 - Diamonds. There's always refreshments and live music at the monthly meetup, aimed at 55-plus singles and couples. Newcomers always welcome. For further info, call 780-478-6187 or see minusonedanceedmonton.com. All dances are at Bellevue Community Hall, 7308-112 Ave. from 7 - 11 p.m. Tickets are $13 members/$15 guests.

Pumpkins After Dark is Canada’s award-winning Halloween event. Witness the magic of pumpkins coming to life after dark in a one-of-a-kind walk-through experience. Featuring over 6000+ hand carved pumpkins, explore the magical pathway of lit pumpkin sculptures and displays, with music, sounds and special effects. With classic Halloween characters, dinosaurs and dragons, movie and pop culture icons – this family friendly event has something for everyone! See pumpkinsafterdark.com for ticket information.

Driving Miss Daisy - Stage West Calgary - Until Nov. 13. This Pulitzer-prize-winning drama and popular film adaptation starring Morgan Freeman tells the story of rich, southern widow Daisy and her chauffeur, Hoke. It's an unlikely friendship that forms, transcending all societal boundaries placed between the pair. See the sweet tale, starring Joseph Marcell (from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air). See stagewestcalgary.com for tickets. Dinner and show at 727 - 42 Avenue SE, Calgary.

DARK 2022 - Back for its fifth year, DARK offers three wicked experiences that will leave you sleeping with one eye open. From October 7 to 30, you’ll be able to face your biggest fears. Come for the scares and stay for the food and fun. From local food trucks to spooky cocktails to a live DJ spinning your favourite beats, DARK is Edmonton’s Haunted Festival, and you won’t want to miss it. Book Now. At Fort Edmonton Park. See fortedmontonpark.ca for details.

Two Pianos, Four Hands - Mayfield Dinner Theatre. If you've ever taken piano lessons, been a parent of a student or been a piano teacher, the latest offering from the Mayfield will resonate. Enjoy wonderful piano playing set in a touching play about the pursuit of a life and career at the keyboard. See mayfieldtheatre.ca for tickets. The show runs through Oct. 23.

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