Edmonton Notes for October 15, 2017

Monday, October 16 is Election Day! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes:

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Upcoming Events

  • Monday is Election Day! The polls are open from 9am until 8pm. Then check out our dashboard to see the results as they come in.
  • LitFest is underway! There are events taking plce throughout the city all week. The festival wraps up on Sunday.
  • Edmonton Startup Week takes place all week with events at various locations. Check out the schedule.
  • Also taking place this week is Small Business Week.
  • An event called Connect is taking place on Tuesday at the Shaw Conference Centre. It’s “a timely discussion on trade, investment and our future in the global economy.”
  • John Rose, Chief Economist for the City of Edmonton, is speaking at the Economics Society of Northern Alberta’s next luncheon on Wednesday at the Art Gallery of Alberta.
  • Launch Party 8 takes place on Thursday evening inside Ford Hall at Rogers Place.
  • AUPE is hosting its 41st annual convention at the Shaw Conference Centre from Thursday through Saturday.
  • The Edmonton Rock & Gem Show is taking place at the Alberta Aviation Museum from Thursday through Sunday.
  • If you hate networking but reocgnize the benefits of building social capital, check out this workshop featuring Nadine Riopel which takes place on Friday.
  • DECL’s Urban Kids group is hosting its next event on Friday night “where kids can play, explore and make friends in their neighbourhood.”
  • UX Edmonton’s UX Camp 2017 takes place on Friday and Saturday at MacEwan’s brand new Allard Hall.
  • Leftovers for Dinner takes place on Saturday evening at Ernest’s at NAIT. “Student chefs will be cooking using only leftover food and event attendees will have a chance to tour the kitchens and watch the entire process.”
  • For more upcoming events, check out ShareEdmonton.

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Giant Arches, photo by Kurt Bauschardt