Around the towns – weekend edition

Pecking away
A northern flicker woodpecker sits in a Morinville tree, ready to get a meal. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

This lady bug appears to be doing a little relaxing inside a sunflower. – Eva Scrimshaw Photo

Looking up
Morinville Fire Department’s Captain Joel Houle and Cpl. Matt Schuman pose for a photo atop Ladder 4. Morinville’s main truck was part of the Edmonton Garrison Fire Service’s Cpl.Matt Schuman’s Barbecue / Show ‘n’ Shine Fundraiser Saturday at the Garrison Fitness Centre. A total of $13,000 was raised for Cpl. Schuman’s Trust Fund. Schuman was one of four shot at the University of Alberta Campus this past June.

Plenty of bargains
Thousands made the trip to Gibbons for the community’s Town-wide Garage sale, a major event with hundreds of vendors lining the main streets and side streets.

Taylor Lamoureux, one of three face painters on hand at the Meet the Community event in Legal Saturday, puts the final touches on the camouflaged face of Donald Domingue.

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