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ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS Muttart Conservatory Feature Pyramid – Thru May and Ending June 24: .Letters From Europe (display of French hydrangeas and geraniums to take you on a tour of some of Europe’s most romantic locations without leaving Edmonton).


Muttart Conservatory Feature Pyramid – Thru May and Ending June 24: .Letters From Europe (display of French hydrangeas and geraniums to take you on a tour of some of Europe’s most romantic locations without leaving Edmonton). 9626 – 96 A. St.

St. Albert Artwalk – May 3: Between 6 and 8:30 pm, an opportunity to enjoy some of Perron Street’s venues (cafes, stores and galleries) with displays of artworks; free to attend. See

Fort Edmonton Park Classic Films Series – May 3: Bridges of Madison County (1995); May 10: Casablanca (1942); May 17: Seven Year Itch (1955); May 24: Four Weddings & A Funeral (1994); May 31: The Notebook (2004). 7:30 pm showings in the Park’s vintage theatre. See

Minus One Club of Edmonton – May 12: Band – Black Key; May 26: Band – Diamonds. Dances for single seniors 55+ (couples welcome). 7 - 11 pm, includes lunch. Members $15, guests $13 (new members welcome.) Bellevue Community Hall (7308 - 112 St.) Phone 780-478-6187 or see

University of Alberta Botanic Garden Plant Sale – May 12 & 13: Located 5 km north of Devon on Hwy. 60. See

Mothers Day Event at Muttart Conservatory – May 13: Rejuvenate – Mothers' Day at the Muttart. Craft keepsake activity, pot planting and then tour the pyramids. Regular admission applies. Phone 3-1-1

Mother’s Day Event at Valley Zoo – May 13: Animal moms will get special eat treats during the afternoon; also enjoy live music, planting activities plus more. Noon to 4 pm. Call 3-1-1

Petrolia Seniors Group Lunch/Program – May 15: Speaker is Kecia Kerr, Director of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society on the topic of Importance of Parks and Protected Areas in Alberta. $15 per person. 11:45 am to 2 pm. Greenfield Community Hall (3803 – 114 St.). Phone 780-434-0711 or 780-435-1045

Seniors United Now (Sherwood Park/Strathcona County Chapter) Meeting – May 15: Speaker’s topic: Dementia / Alzheimers. Members and non-members welcome. Coffee and cookies provided. 1:30 pm; Bethel Lutheran Church (298 Bethel Dr., Sherwood Park). Phone: 780-464-2871

Seniors’ Dance and Social – May 17: Band – Chwill Brothers. 7 to 10 pm; Log Cabin (50A Spruce St. in Sherwood Park). Tickets $12 at door. Dance, socialize or just enjoy the music. Phone: 780-416-7234

Monthly Bonnie Doon Community League Seniors Get-Together – May 17: National Film Board productions start at 10:30. Showing in May: King of the Hill – Fergie Jenkins & The Chicago Cubs (1974).Light lunch follows ($2 per person). 9240 – 93 St. Phone 780-469-1179

Horizon Stage Stand Up Comedy – May 18: Todd Ness. 1001 Calahoo Rd., Spruce Grove. Box Office: 780-962-8995

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village Celebration of Spring Event – May 21: One of Alberta’s largest Ukrainian dance extravaganzas. Located on Hwy. 16 East at the west edge of Elk Island Park. Full info. 780-662-3640

Seniors’ Fitness Day – May 24: A featured work out suitable for all fitness levels or take a walk on the track. Followed by featured speaker and coffee/snacks. 10:15 am to noon at Millennium Place in Sherwood Park. Drop-in admission or Millennium card required. Phone 780-416-7234

Camrose Heritage Railway Station Annual Plant Sale & Swap Event – May 26: 10 am to 5 pm. 4704 – 44 Ave., Camrose. See

Ardrossan Seniors Sunday Dance – May 28: Live band and lunch included; $5 per person (1-4 pm). Ardrossan Seniors Centre (21 Queen St., Ardrossan). Phone 780-922-3625


Camrose Lougheed Performing Arts Centre – May 2: John McDermott In Concert; May 31: Louisiana Hayride Show. See

Edmonton Symphony – May 4 to 6: Early Music Festival (4 – Music of the Sistine Chapel; 5 – Stylus Phantasticus; 6 – Barock in Brass); May 11: Late Night Soundscapes – Prior, Miller and Stafylakis; May 12: Brahms and Barber; May 17: Great Russian Ballet (special guests Edmonton School of Ballet dancers and Cantilon Chamber Choir; May 23: Music of the Mozarts – Father and Son; May 27: Beethovan, Glinka, Ravel & Chausson; June 1 & 2: Beethovan and Sibelius. Winspear Centre, downtown. Box Office 780-428-1414

EKOSingers Concerts – May 12 & 13: Keep On Swingin'!; May 12 concert 8 pm and May 13 concert 2 pm. Westbury Theatre, ATB Arts Barns (10330 - 84 Ave.). Information and tickets 780-616-1915

Horizon Stage – May 24: The Travellin Band. 1001 Calahoo Rd., Spruce Grove. Box Office 780-962-8995

St. David’s Welsh Male Voice Choir – May 27: A Musical Invitation to Spring. 2 p.m., followed by light refreshments including Welsh cake. Tickets $15 per person. Trinity Lutheran Church. Further info. and tickets 780-475-4140

Pro Coro Canada – June 3: Saints, Legends and Magic Songs. 3 pm. All Saints Cathedral. See


Horizon Stage – May 3 to 5: Leaving Iowa (presented by Horizon Players). Comedy. 1001 Calahoo Rd., Spruce Grove. Box Office 780-962-8995

St. Albert Theatre Troupe Dinner Theatre – May 3 to 5 and 10 to 12: A Mad Breakfast. Kinsmen Banquet Hall (47 Riel Dr. in St. Albert). See

Citadel Beyond the Stage Series – May 9 to 13: Old Stock – A Refugee Love Story (theatrical musical). Box Office 780-425-1820

Shadow Theatre – Ending May 13: Fly Me to the Moon.10329 – 83 Ave. in Old Strathcona. Tickets see

Citadel Theatre – Ending May 13: The Silver Arrow – The Untold Story of Robin Hood. Box Office 780-425-1820

Walterdale Theatre – May 14 to 19: From Cradle to Stage – An Evening of New Works. 10322 – 83 Ave. in Old Strathcona. TIX-On-The-Square 780-420-1757

Studio Theatre – May 17 to 19 & 21 to 24: Exit the King. Timm’s Centre for the Arts on the U of A campus. TIX-On-The-Square 780-420-1757


Art Gallery of Alberta –Thru May and Ending July 1: Two exhibits: RBC Workroom – Gloria Monk Metamorphosis and William Townsend – Painting Alberta, Details of Canada; Thru May and Ending Dec. 31: Two exhibits: Manning Hall – The Pre-History of M. N. Hatinson Site 24 and BMO World of Creativity – Wild Wood; Ending May 6: Peter von Tiesenbausen – Songs for Pythagoras; 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., downtown. Phone 780-422-6223

Borealis Gallery – Thru May and Ending July 3: Exhibit titled Fur: The Fabric of Our Nation. The exhibition traces fur trade expansion across the prairies and features artifacts from the mid-1800s through the 20th Century. Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre (Edmonton Federal Bldg., 9820 – 107 St.). Phone 780-427-7362 or see

Provincial Archives of Alberta – Thru May and Ending Aug. 1: Exhibit titled 150 Firsts – How Alberta Changed Canada ... Forever. Exhibit highlights 150 Canadian firsts that occurred because Albertans were the first to make them happen. 8555 Roper Rd.. Phone: 780-427-0356

Alberta Craft Council – May 5 to Aug. 8: Exhibit titled Home (featuring the work of artists connected to Medalta’s Studios in the Historic Clay District of Medicine Hat, Alberta). 10186 – 106 St. See

Gallery 501 – May 15 to June 23: Exhibit titled Strathcona Salon Series (featuring artistic talent/submissions for consideration of purchase, loan or donation to the Strathcona County Art Collection). Agora Centre in Sherwood Park (501 Festival Ave.). Phone: 780-410-8585

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village – May 19 to Sept. 3: A feature exhibit of paintings by Peter Shostak (of the stories and experiences of the early Ukrainian settlers to Alberta). Hwy. 16 East at west edge of Elk Island Park. Phone 780-662-3640


Alberta Ballet – May 10 to 12: All of Us: Music of the Tragically Hip. Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Tickets

Brian Webb Dance Company – June 1 & 2: Khoj (Usha Dupta Dance Entourage). Timm’s Centre for the Arts on the U of A Campus. TIX-On-The-Square 780-420-1757