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Now that the warmer weather is here, the Morinville Redliners Car Club will be returning to weekly gatherings at A&W on 100 Avenue. The club's first outing is Thursday night from 5:30 until 7:30 or 8 p.m. and the club will repeat that schedule throughout the summer on Thursdays.

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Urban beekeeping is now allowed in the Town Morinville. A new bylaw—the Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw, which came into effect on Jan. 1 this year—allows for backyard apiaries (a structure where honey bee hives are kept) by way of a special permit issued by the Town.

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The Thursday night Perogies and Kubasa & Nestor Pistor was a sold event with over 300 in attendance. Entertainment included songs, stories and humour by...

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The Government of Alberta announced energy efficiency rebates for businesses, non-profit organizations and institutions Thursday morning, promising each hundreds of dollars in savings annually.

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Art in Bloom is the Morinville Art Club's appropriately-named 39th Annual Spring Art Show and Sale. The event runs from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. May 27 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre.

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The Morinville Lions Club will gather at the Morinville Fish and Game Association pond May 27 to once again take part in the Pet Value Walk for Dog Guides and are once again inviting the public to take part.

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June 7 is the first Wednesday in June, a time the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce holds their monthly luncheon. But the June luncheon will also include the Chamber's Annual General Meeting and election of officers.

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Eleven days before Conservative Party of Canada members vote for their party's new leader, Interim Leader and Sturgeon River-Parkland MP Rona Ambrose has announced she will resign her seat when the House rises this summer.

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The month of May will end with a bit of a hunt through Boisvert's GreenWoods, northeast of Morinville. On May 27 from 10 a/m/ to 1 p.m., the Edmonton and Area Land Trust will hold a Geocaching Nature Tour.

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Morinville Public School held their annual Rock Show at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Wednesday afternoon. Students and parents packed the hall and filled the bleachers for the hour-long performance.