Arts & Culture

Library celebrating comics next weekend

Comics are the focus of the second weekend of Library Month at the Morinville Community Library Oct. 13 and 14.

The weekend of art and words start Friday, Oct. 13 from noon until 5 p.m. with a Comic Book Fair, hosted by comics expert and ambassador Jay Bardyla, owner of Edmonton’s award-winning Happy Habor Comics. […]

Arts & Culture

Blanket exercise opportunity to learn and understand

Alberta Culture Days are on this weekend, offering a variety of events throughout the weekend.

One of the events scheduled for Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. is the KAIROS Blanket Exercise, an interactive learning experience that teaches Indigenous rights history organizers say is rarely taught. […]

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Historical Society to pass over Canada Day organization

Murray Knight of the Morinville Historical and Cultural Society has given his last report to Council on the annual Canada Day celebrations operated by the society. Knight has been one of the key figures in organizing the event for many years, planning the festivities, requesting grant money, and being there every year to celebrate with the community.
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Morinville Community Library reflecting on its first half century

Fifty-one years ago, Morinville resident Pheobe Clarke had the idea to establish a library in the Town of Morinville. Together with John Wozney, Lorraine Ferguson, Angeline Leduc, and Lil Boddez, the group worked hard to form a library, and the group became the first library board with Clarke as Board Chair. Albert Ouellette was the Town Representative on the board. […]