Around the town – Friday edition

It's no mystery to her - Mystery novelist Janice MacDonald visited Morinville Thursday night to talk about her Randy Craig mystery series and to give some pointers on how to create a believable detective character. MacDonald's appearance, part talk and part writers' workshop, was the last of the Morinville Public Library's Centennial Author Talk Series. - Stephen Dafoe Photo
Hurry! Haaard! - Morinville Public Elementary School teacher Sandra Wood talks to her class about the basics of curling. Wood told students each rock weighs 42 pounds and explained it would be like sliding a three-year-old down the ice. The students will be at the Ray McDonald curling club each Friday in December for curling lessons from REAL pros as part of the school's unique physical education program. One student, Paul Kirsop, says that he has been counting down the days till his next throw at the rink. - Stacy Buga Photo
Fender bender - A vehicle involved in a collision Thursday afternoon near Integra Tire on 100 Avenue is loaded on a trailer. - Lucie Roy Photo


A pirates life
MCHS’ production of Pirates of Penzance closes Friday evening. final performance is at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 and available at Sobeys and the high school. The play takes place at MCHS.

Feliz Navidogma
Higher Grounds’ Hot Dogma open mic night takes a festive twist Friday night with a Christmas-themed show. Thirteen performers are lined up for what is sure to be the biggest night yet. Performance starts at 7 p.m.

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