Edmonton Notes for November 5, 2017

I hope you made the most of your extra hour this weekend! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes:

Headlines

102 Avenue Bike Lane Edmonton
102 Avenue Bike Lane Edmonton, photo by More Bike Lanes Please

Upcoming Events

  • World Town Planning Day is being celebrated Monday evening at the Garneau Theatre with a screening of two short films.
  • Homeward Trust is providing a community update on A Place to Call Home: Edmonton’s Updated Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness on Tuesday at the old Royal Alberta Museum.
  • An open house for the Queen Elizabeth School Park and Glengarry District Park Master Plans is taking place on Tuesday at the Glengarry Community Hall.
  • Open Minds 2017 takes place at the TELUS Centre on Tuesday and is “a celebration of Humanities and Social Sciences research at the University of Alberta.”
  • Linda Hoang is hosting an event with ATB Financial on Tuesday called How to Adult: Investing at MKT. Tickets are $20.
  • The Friends of Royal Alberta Museum Society (FRAMS) is hosting Ale-Beer-Ta on Tuesday at Yellowhead Brewery.
  • The City is hosting a workshop “exploring options for how amenities and facilities, that were identified as priorities based on public feedback, could be arranged and fit on the Rollie Miles park site” on Wednesday at Strathcona Composite High School.
  • Farm Fair International kicks off on Wednesday at Northlands! Canadian Finals Rodeo is also underway from the 8th through the 12th.
  • National Philanthropy Day is coming up and there’s an awards luncheon taking place on Thursday at the Shaw Conference Centre to celebrate.
  • On Thursday at the TELUS Centre, the United Way is hosting a screening of Us & Them, a documentary that “follows the lives of four individuals struggling with homelessness over a 10 year period.”
  • The PBR Global Cup takes place at Rogers Place from Thursday through Sunday. The event “will feature the world’s best bull riders from Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil and Australia, all competing for their country and a Canadian-record purse of $1,000,000.”
  • AFC is hosting its second Foodovation Summit on Thursday and Friday at NAIT.
  • The Rocky Mountain Food and Wine Festival is on at the Shaw Conference Centre on Friday and Saturday.
  • Saturday is Remembrance Day with many events happening throughout the city. The service at City Hall kicks off at 10:15am and the big Butterdome ceremony takes place from 10am until noon.

Morning to School
Morning to School, photo by ALLEN QIAO乔谦之