Around the Town in photos

We can be heroes

Wonder Woman and Batgirl were a popular part of last weekend’s MPS Children’s Carnival. The cosplayers took part in this year’s festival, helping out with the carnival and posing for lots of photos.

– Stephen Dafoe Photo

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mike dambraLaughs for the library

Stand up comedians Mike Dambra (left) and Ken Hicks (above) performed at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre June 19 during the Library Comedy Show. Hicks provided 30-minutes of comedy about family life and the need to “see the funny in life.” Dambra, the headliner, took endless shots at the community and audience members in his rapid-fire 45-minute set. The annual fundraiser drew about 110 people. In addition to being a fundraiser, the annual comedy show aligns with the library’s goal of providing outside-the-library programing.

– Stephen Dafoe Photos

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Band finale

Georges H. Primeau School held their Grade 5 and 6 Finale Concert June 15 in the school gymnasium. A packed house attended the finale concert.

Above: Ty Melnyk and Karmen Lush play trombones during the concert. Left: Grade 6 Band member Denali Coughlan plays the Alto Saxaphone during a short practice run in the classroom prior to the show.

– Lucie Roy Photos

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Street planting

Public Works employees spent the day planting Brandon Elm trees on 100 Avenue June 16. The trees are a hardy variety that can withstand winter weather as well as accumulated road slush from winter ploughing.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Seniors entertained

Heritage Lodge residents were entertained by Ted and Val Borys June 16. The couple entertained seniors with their accordian playing skills.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Hard work for hunger

Seven Primeau Me to We students helped make hamper bags at Sobeys for Friday’s Hunger Happens in the Summer event to support the Morinville Food Bank. The initiative collected more than 2750 pounds of food and more than $500 in donations.

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Planting helpers

Annabella (6) and Seth (2) Boisvert help their mom plant some plants at Lafarge’s Ready-Mix Plant outside Morinville. The local company invited local Girl Guides and their families to a barbecue and garden planting. This was the third year that they have joined Lafarge’s biodiversity efforts to plant a pollinator garden. The girls receive community service badges for helping to pollinate, and beautify the neighborhood.

– Stephen Dafoe Photo

Car heritage at Heritage Lodge

Karl Stein and Mary Benson take a look at some of the vintage automobiles at Hritage Lodge on Friday. Members of the Morinville Redliners Car Club popped by to help out with the lodge’s Fathers’ Day Show and Shine.

– Stephen Dafoe Photo

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  1. Following a fine Green Bean pasta buffet, we attended the Library Comedy Show and believe me, those who missed this really missed a hilarious time – right Pickle?

    Many thanks to the sponsors of this event, one which I look forward to attending in the future.

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