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Play taps into Morinville’s roots

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Residents will have the opportunity to view the past 100 years of the community in a special way Friday night. Streets and Sidewalks, an original play by Calgary-based playwright Jacqueline Russell, will be presented at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. But make no mistake; this play is no recitation of dusty dates and dry facts. Rather the play is a performance that encapsulates 100 years of history through the memories of residents… […]

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Morinville centennial draws a full house

By MorinvilleNews.com staff

Morinville – One hundred years to the day after Morinville became a town, Morinvillians came out in strong numbers to re-enact the occasion and to enjoy an evening of historical remembrance. Almost 200 residents attended the Morinville centennial evening held Monday night at the RC Parish Hall, a three-hour event that combined an historical meal, historical vignettes and musical numbers… […]

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Luncheon gives seniors afternoon of memories

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Local seniors were transported back in time to 1911, the year Morinville was incorporated as a town, Saturday afternoon. Approximately 75 seniors from Aspen House, Heritage Lodge and Chateau Sturgeon as well as from throughout Morinville gathered at the Morinville Legion for a luncheon thrown in their honour.

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Community News Bites

By Étienne Thevou

With the official back-to-school clock set at one minute to midnight, many parents are rubbing their hands and clicking their heels with joy. But although the little ones may be back in class during the week, there is still plenty to do on weekends and evenings over the next couple of weeks … […]