Our Morinville: The Week In Photos

The Morinville Jets won their home opener against the Wetaskiwin Icemen handily on Sunday, Sept. 25. The 7-1 win over the Icemen was their second win of the Capital Junior Hockey League’s opening weekend. The Jets defeated the Fort Saskatchewan Hawks 5-4 in overtime on Friday, Sept. 23. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

On Tuesday, staff celebrated NAPA Morinville and Home Hardware owner Maurice “Moe” Chevalier’s 50th birthday with some graphics outside the 100 Avenue store. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

Blue Mass Sunday was held on Sunday, Sept. 25, at École Notre Dame School to recognize the contributions of first responders. The Mass was held to thank those who, every moment of every day, stand ready to come forward, putting themselves in harm’s way on the community’s behalf. – Lucie Roy Photo


The Rendez-Vous Centre 50th Anniversary was a three-day celebration with an Open House on  Sept. 20, Wine and Cheese Friday, Sept. 23, and a Dinner and Dance Saturday, Sept. 24. – Lucie Roy Photo

Life members of the Rendez Vous, 100-year-old Irene Trepanier, 92-year-old David Gervais and 92-year-old Alice Wojtkiw. – Lucie Roy Photo
Members of the Satellites performed at the Rendez-Vous 50th Anniversary Dinner and Dance Saturday night – Lucie Roy Photo

Jingle Dancer Martina Aginas of the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation dances as the Alexander First Nation’s Kicking Horse Singers (from left: Donnelly Paul, James Minous, and Creedon Arcand) drum and sing. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

Aginas concluded the presentation by leading attendees in a round dance.

Lucas Dalrymple makes small work of his slice of watermelon during the Junior Watermelon Eating Contest. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

Pippa Temporal and Mac Spooner were two contestants in the Junior Watermelon Eating Contest put on by the Morinville Centennial Community Gardens. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

Morinville Art Club member Sarah Hall talks about the dream catcher craft that the club made available to attendees during the Alberta Culture Days event Sunday, Sept. 25. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

Morinville Community Library staff member Margaret Meetsma shows the art kits available at the Alberta Culture Days events. Finished art can be taken to the library to be displayed. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

The Morinville Community Library had a full-size display of their Alberta Culture Days activity in the display case at the library. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

During Alberta Culture Days, the Morinville Museum has a display in honour of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for visitors to view. The display is still at the museum, which is open Wednesday to Saturday from noon until 5 p.m. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

On Tuesday, Heritage Lake was stocked with Rainbow Trout. Heritage Lake is on Alberta’s Fish Stocking Program list and is under the Parkland-Prairie Zone in the Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulation book. – Lucie Roy Photo

While there, some people were gathering crawfish to enjoy later. – Lucie Roy Photo

These shots were taken at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 east of Morinville, looking northwest and southwest. – Stephen Dafoe Photos

Brian Croft sent us this photo of this sunrise, taken Monday, Sept. 26.

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