Edmonton Notes for October 1, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes:

Headlines

Biking in Yellow
Biking in Yellow, photo by Kurt Bauschardt

Upcoming Events

  • Wills Week from the Edmonton Community Foundation, “a series of free presentations that help Edmonton and area residents learn the value of creating and maintaining an up-to-date will,” takes place at various locations around Edmonton all week.
  • The Weeknd is playing Rogers Place on Monday night!
  • Advance Voting starts on Wednesday and runs daily from 1-7pm through October 13.
  • There are plenty of election events taking place throughout the city this week! Get informed about your candidates and ask them your questions! If you don’t want to go to a forum, consider one of Edmonton NextGen’s pre-forum events.
  • Leadercast Women, “a unique women’s leadership experience featuring top female leaders who are powered by purpose,” is coming up on Thursday at the Shaw Conference Centre.
  • The Oilers kickoff the regular season on Wednesday evening at Rogers Place as they host the Flames. Game time is 8pm.
  • What Comes Next? Political Afterlives of the TRC takes place on Wednesday at the Myer Horowitz Theatre. “This facilitated roundtable discussion brings together three outstanding scholars to engage with political challenges and possibilities emerging from the TRC calls to action.”
  • The Bloom Festival takes place at the Shaw Conference Centre from Thursday through Sunday.
  • The Oil Kings host the Wheat Kings on Friday and the Silvertips on Sunday.
  • Earth’s General Store is closing its downtown location on Sunday with a Thank You Sale.
  • I hope to see you at Green Drinks: The Election on Thursday, October 12 at Yellowhead Brewery. The event is always popular, so be sure to get your tickets early!
  • For more upcoming events, check out ShareEdmonton.

The End Of The World Panorama HDR
The End of The World Panorama HDR, photo by ALLEN QIAO乔谦之

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