Around the town in photos


Stories with a klunk

Professor Clickity Klunk was the special entertainment quest at the Morinville Community Library’s Champions World Tour Summer Reading Program July 3. The self-described poet, author and storyteller extraordinaire spent the morning entertaining his young audience with his stories.

Children’s entertainer Mary Lambert, who performed at the library during the March break, will return for another performance Aug. 15 at 10:30 a.m. Admission to the upcoming show is free for those enrolled in the summer reading program and $2 per child for those not enrolled.

For more information on the World Champions summer Reading Program contact the Morinville Community Library at 780-939-3292.

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We’re a community band
Riley Quinn hits the skins during a Morinville Community Band session at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Wednesday night. The band of Morinville musicians are set to perform at a number of local events over the summer, including the upcoming Morinville Farmers’ Market Street Performers Festival July 19. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

Better safe than sorry
The Morinville Fire Department was called to a property east of Morinville Tuesday night during a lightning storm. The storm caused some sparking in the home and the fire department investigated the situation with special heat cameras before returning to the station. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

In Memoriam
A memorial display for Mayor Paul Krauskopf was set up in Council Chambers Wednesday morning, allowing residents to pay their respects and sign a Book of Condolence. The Morinville Community Library also has a Book of Condolence, a tribute to Krauskopf’s past affiliation with the library as Library Board Chair.

The mayor’s funeral will be held July 5 at 10:15 a.m. at St. Jean Baptiste Church, graveside service at the Morinville Cemetery to follow. A reception will be held after the Mass at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre.

In lieu of flowers, the Paul Krauskopf Memorial Fund has been set up by the family at the Morinville Servus Credit Union to accept donations for a permanent memorial in town.

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