Edmonton Notes for July 15, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes:

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Edmonton Chinatown
Photo by IQRemix

Upcoming Events

  • Head over to the Muttart Conservatory for Muttart After Dark: Adult Only Evening on Wednesday from 5pm to midnight. Friday night is Family Night.
  • Taste of Edmonton starts on Wednesday and runs to July 29. This year you can find the event near the Federal Building plaza.
  • The City of Edmonton’s next Downtown Sustainability Stroll takes place on Thursday at lunch. “Be prepared for the weather and a walk of just under two kilometers which will take you from City Hall to the Shaw Convention Centre and back to Churchill Square.”
  • The High Level Line Society is hosting a launch party on Thursday from 7-10pm at The Common. “We’ll be asking for feedback, looking for partners to bring pilot projects to life, signing up members for High Level Line Society, and raising a glass to the possibility of connecting this fine city.”
  • The Alberta Party is hosting Pints & Politics on Thursday evening at Hudsons on Whyte.
  • Edmonton Carnaval takes place Friday to Sunday at Dr. Wilbert McIntyre Park.
  • Interstellar Rodeo is back for another year from Friday to Sunday at Hawrelak Park.
  • K-Days kicks off on Friday and runs to July 29. The K-Days Parade takes place Friday at 10am. Premier Rachel Notley is hosting a pancake breakfast on Thursday morning to help launch the festival.
  • The Alberta Craft Beer Guide is hosting the 124 St Beer Walk on Saturday. Tickets are $10 and the meeting location is Prairie Noodle Shop.
  • GoatWorks Meet and Bleat takes place on Saturday at Rundle Park. It’s your chance to meet the goats!
  • Edmonton 10K will wind its way across the High Level Bridge, along Saskatchewan Drive, and will end up at the Legislature on Sunday morning.
  • The 59th annual Sourdough Raft Race takes place on Sunday at Terwillegar Park.
  • Check out DreamUP YEG for a collection of upcoming networking and entrepreneurial events.
  • Plan your calendar with Taproot Edmonton’s 2018 guide to summer festivals and events! It includes 75+ happenings you can look forward to this summer in and around the city.

What the Truck?! at the Valley Zoo
What the Truck?! at the Valley Zoo

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