Here is some of what our lenses focused on over the past few days in Morinville. Click on one of the thumbnail images to launch this week’s photo gallery.
About 100 locals gathered at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Thursday night for the fourth Silver Shoes Pub Night. The Thurs- day night entertainment event featured Juke- box Leigh and his band performing a 1950s and ‘60s sock hop show, including songs Great Balls of Fire, Flip Flop and Fly, Blueberry Hill, Pretty Blue Eyes, Six Days on the Road, Ten- nessee Waltz, and other songs from the era. – Lucie Roy photo
Hotel California, North America’s longest running Eagles tribute show, performed a sold-out show the Morinville Community Cul- tural Centre Saturday night. – Lucie Roy photos
￼￼A coyote crosses the open field near the cemetery.
Primeau held their Grade 6 Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) graduation Friday. RCMP Constable Yelena Avoine and Principal Allan Menduk presented certificates to students. DARE medal recipients included from left: Alyssa Lincez, Shyanne Boon, Logan House, Alexa Babin and Gracie Strong. – Lucie Roy Photo
Notre Dame Principal Marlene Pelletier was participating in one of the sports at the Notre Dame Winter Olympics held Thursday. Adam Constantin, Alex Pellerin, Dylan Himschoot, Preston Landry, Lucas St. Martin and Ty Nordin help their principal make her way down the track.
Notre Dame hockey players in back row from left: Jane Veilleux, Grace Langley, Kate Veilleux and Kaylee Elliott, and in the front row from left: Alys- sa Palma, Kayla Kluss, Daniella McKinnon, Jordana Hughes and Jorja Chevalier wore shirts and gear for the Notre Dame School Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Wednesday afternoon.
McNally High School Dragon Dancers enter- tained students, staff and parents at a reading assembly held at Morinville Public Elementary School Thursday. Classes and students who made amazing accomplishments in home reading minutes were recognized. Students have read 84,000 minutes since December. The goal is 500,000 minutes and they have 426,000 minutes of reading to reach their goal with four months of school left. The 400 students only need to read nine minutes per day to reach the half million minute goal.
The Morinville Community High School (MCHS) Wolves Junior Girls team played the Edwin Parr Composite Predators Friday afternoon, the first game in a two-day mixed tournament. The Junior Boys played at MCHS, the Girls at Primeau for the remain- ing games. Results were not available by our press deadline.
Lenny and Tiny are 11-week-old neutered males looking for a forever home. They were found together with a mother and sis- ter cat in a box near a church in Morinville. Can you help these two cuties find a loving home. Give us a call or come in. Call the Morinville Vet clinic at 780.933.3133.