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Arts & Culture

Library presents benefit of music for young children

by Morinville News Staff

A local musician is teaming up with the Morinville Community Library to help parents develop future musicians. Benefits of Music For Young Children is a two-hour session that will give parents tips on how to cultivate a passion for music in their child. The event takes place Aug. 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Festival Chair offers his thanks

With another fun filled St. Jean Baptiste Festival finished the Morinville Festival Society committee would like to thank everyone who makes this community effort possible. The dedicated volunteers who pitch in, sponsors who generously give cash and in kind, town staff who work tirelessly side by side with us make this event a success each year… […]

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Arts & Culture

St. Jean Baptiste Festival ready for record crowds

by Morinville News Staff

Morinville – It’s another weekend of something for everyone this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The fifth annual St. Jean Baptiste Festival kicks off Friday afternoon in and around the Ray McDonald Sports Center (arena). Organizers of this year’s volunteer-run community festival are confident this will be the best one yet… […]

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Arts & Culture

Morinville Festival Society requests funding

by Tristan Turner

Morinville Festival Society Chair Paul Smith gave a grant request presentation to Town Council at their regular meeting Feb. 11. The non-for-profit society hosts the annual St. Jean Baptiste Festival as well as the Farmers Market, among other events. The Society is requesting a $50,000 grant to cover costs of the 2014 St. Jean Baptiste Festival and a $18,386 budget shortfall from last year’s event… […]

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Arts & Culture

Fall festival will close with big rock show

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Four local and regional rock bands are rehearsing to prepare for Rocktober, the heavy-hitting musical finale to this October’s Morinville Food and Jam Festival. The show, featuring the Paul Smith Band, Canyon Rose Outfit, Whiskey Boyz and Edgore, takes place Oct. 5 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre… […]