Real Country West


Here’s what’s happening in Real Country West!

What:  Annual Father/Daughter Gala

Where:  Galloway Station Museum

When:  Thursday Feb 21st  6PM

Info:  Tickets $30 per person…tickets available at Town Of Edson Community Services & Galloway Station Museum


What: Edson Food Bank Donations
Where: Independent Foods, Sobeys or the Food bank on 5th Ave
When: Regular business hours—food bank open Tuesdays from 9 to 11am
Info: For more information, call the food bank at 780-723-1350 or email Edson Food Bank Society at gmail dot com. You can also find them on Facebook at Edson Food Bank Society.


What: Jasper Knitting Circle
Where: Jasper Municipal Library
When: The 2nd, 3rd and final Saturday of every month at 1:30pm
Info: Knitters and crafters of all sorts are welcome.


What: Story and Craft Time
Where: Jasper Library
When: Saturday Mornings at 11am
Info: Looking for something to do on Saturday mornings? Join Stephanie for a story and crafts at 11am.


What: Knit and Crochet Club or Edson
When: Every other Tuesday from 7 to 9pm
Where: Edson A&W
Info: All ages and skill levels are welcome! We welcome everyone that works on any type of needlework, including knitting, crochet, cross stitch, beadwork, tatting, spinning, weaving and more. Call or text Stacy at 780-725-2872 for more info.


What: Jasper Games Night
Where: Jasper Municipal Library
When: Every Thursday at 6pm
Info: Looking for something fun to do? Games Night is the place to be! A wide selection of board games will be available every Thursday evening.


What: Teen Night
Where: Boys and Girls Club of Edson: Teen Activity Centre
When: Every Friday night from 6:30-8:30pm
Info: For youth 13-16 years old. New teen drop in program offering on site activities such as air hockey, pool, Wii, floor hockey and speciality activities such as Zumba and bowling.


What: Join the Edson Photography Club
When: First Monday of every month
Info: Do you have an interest in photography? Become an Edson Photography club member. All levels of experience are welcome to meet and exchange ideas, techniques and information. The Edson Photography Club meets the first Monday on the month. Please visit for more details


What: Join army Cadets
Info: If you’re 12-18 years old and looking for adventure, challenges and success, army cadets is for you. Best part is it’s FREE. Call 1-866-230-2769 to find a league close to you.


What: Free Adult Tutoring
Where: Hinton Employment and Learning Place
When: By Appointment
Info: Update your skills in reading, writing, math, computers, English as a second language, upgrading or GED prep. Contact Stephanie for more information: 780-865-1686.


What: Hinton Army Cadets
Where: Royal Canadian Legion in Hinton
When: Wednesdays from 7 to 9pm
Info: Join the Army Cadets – a non-profit organization for youth between the ages of 12 and 18. Develop your skills in leadership, citizenship and teamwork. Cadets participate in weekend exercises, sports evenings, and marksmanship days. Cadets will have an opportunity to go to summer training camps where cadets can receive advanced training.


What: Drop-in times at the Family Centre
Where: Family Centre in Edson
When: Every Tuesday and Thursday from 9-11 AM
Info: A great time for parents and kids to hang out and do some fun activities. For more information call 723 – 4338


What: Knotty Knitting Club
Where: Grande Cache Municipal Library
When: Wednesday Evenings from 6:30-8pm
Info: Whether you’re just curious about knitting or have bene knitting for a long time, this is for everyone. Open to all ages. Bring your own needles and yarn. They’ll have someone there to help new knitters learn basic stitching. Come to knit and to socialize. Refreshments provided.


What: Free pool at the Hinton Legion
When: Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays
Where: Hinton Legion
Info: It’s free. 8 ball, corner pocket.


What: Growing Great Kids – Hinton’s Early Childhood Coalition
Info: GGK is a non-profit organization looking to spread the word about the importance of early childhood and how important it is for the community to play a part. If you would like to know more about, or be part of the GGK Coalition, please contact Caryn Bouchard at or 780-865-6073.


What: Edson Kids in Sports
Info: Helping families get their kids into sport programs if they may not have the financial resources to do so. To find out how Edson Kids in Sports can help out, call Axel at 780-723-0197.


What: Saturday Storytime
Where: Jasper Library
When: Every Saturday at 11am!
Info: Stories, crafts and fun for families with children aged 3 to 8 years.


What: Learning Works – Edson’s Adult Learning Centre
Where: Room #103B, Edson Provincial Building
When: The Learning Centre is open Monday – Thursday, 10 AM – 4 PM.
Info: The Learning Centre offers FREE tutorial support to adults who need help with GED prep, Trades exam prep, English as a Second Language, basic computers and essential skills training (reading, writing, basic math and document use). Free and confidential assessments provided. Drop in and see them! Contact Genevieve or Coleen for more info. 780-723-6247


What: Jasper Library Games Night
Where: Jasper Library
When: Every Thursday night at 6pm.
Info: Everyone is invited to Thursday Night Games Night. The fun starts at 6pm. Bring your own game or play one of theirs!

What: Preschool Story Time
Where: Edson & District Public Library 4726-8th Ave
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11am
Info: Join Miss Trish and Miss Melissa for stories, rhymes and songs

What: Edson Fish and Game Association Monthly Meeting
Where: Edson Chamber of Commerce Building
When: First Tuesday of every month at 7:30, excluding stat holidays
Info: For more information, visit, or email


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February 20 2019 , 3:57:00 • Grande Cache
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