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Santa’s Workshop

December 16, 2017
10:00am – 4:00pm
Wetaskiwin Drill Hall

Over 80 Vendors stocked for all your Christmas shopping needs, along with free gift wrapping with a donation to the local Air Cadets. Take your own pictures with Santa, Elsa & Olaf and win a shopping spree at the show! Visit Santa’s Workshop to help the elves make a new ornament for your tree.

Free Admission, all proceeds go to the local Air Cadets.

The Aquatic Centre – Christmas Theme Public Swim

Saturday, December 16, 2017
1:00pm – 4:00pm
5204-50 Ave.

Christmas Theme games and prizes up for grabs! Regular Admission.

Ukrainian Dance 101

Saturday December 16, 2017
2:30 – 3:30 pm
Camrose Public Library

Host Vincent Rees from the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers
“How the timeless Nutcracker story is told through Ukrainian Dance”
Free Admission – everyone welcome

Shumka’s Clara’s Dream – Pre-Show Talk

Saturday December 16, 2017
6:30 – 7:00 pm
Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre

Host Vincent Rees discusses Ukrainian folklore, traditions and travel to Ukraine
Free Admission – everyone welcome

The Camrose Women’s Shelter is recruiting volunteers.

If you would like to volunteer contact Nadia @ 780-226-6858.

The Augustana Vikings Athletic teams will once again collecting new, unwrapped toys for the “Vikes for Tykes” Christmas campaign. During all Vikings games throughout November and December, please bring a new toy to the games and help make sure each child in the Camrose area has a toy or two under the tree on Christmas Day.

Free Community Christmas Party

December 25, 2017
11:30am – $:00pm
Norseman Inn

Don’t spend Christmas alone, join members of the community for Christmas! Everyone welcome for a Light lunch and treats. Donations and volunteers before or day-of are needed, call Tara Vanderwal at Route 13 780-672-1005

City of Camrose Canada 150 “Light up the Night” New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2017
5:00pm – 9:30pm
Camrose Rec Centre

Featuring a Much Music Video Dance Party with Intelligent Laser Light show, Path of Lights, Winter Fairies, Free illuminated swimming (until 9pm), Free skating during the dance, 50 year Time Capsule display, Lot of giveaways, Countdown at 9pm, and the Concession with free hot chocolate.

This free event is made possible by the City of Camrose, Government of Canada, Fortis, Tourism Camrose, Canadian Tire and New Country 98.1

 If you are interested in volunteering either before hand or day of, contact Jane at 672-9949.

New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 31, 2017
Doors: 6:00pm
Wilton Park Hall (6km West of Calmar, 4km North)

Non-stop music and dancing, Country DJ, local entertainment, door prizes, 50/50, Spot Dance Prizes, Cash Bar, Courtesy Shuttle, Limitations, Late Lunch. Tickets are $25 at Devon Glass, Devon Rexall Drugs, Thorsby Guardian Drugs, Thorsby Kolbrook Esso, Calmar Fas Gas, Leduc Rexall Drugs, or call Garry 780-920-2199.

Camrose Veselka Ukrainian Dancers present
Malanka 2018 – A Ukrainian New Years Celebration

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Camrose Regional Exhibition

5:30pm: Ukrainian Dancer Performance by Camrose Veselka Ukrainian Dancers
6:30pm: Traditional Ukrainian Dinner

Dance to follow with live music by the “Polka Ramblers”. Door Prizes, Silent Auction, 50/50 draws, late lunch. Tickets available at Shuman Insurance

The Camrose Kodiaks are looking for volunteers for the 2017/18 season. If you would like to help out with our local AJHL franchise, stop by the Kodiaks office in the Camrose Recreation Centre.

Thursday Nights – Bingo Night at The Royal Canadian Legion Camrose. Doors open at 6pm. All welcomed.

Every Sunday starting at 9:30am Free Pancake Breakfast at the First Baptist Church 6406-44B Ave.

2nd Sunday of every month – Elks & Royal Purple Pancake Breakfast at the Elks Hall on 50th Avenue from 9am to 12:30pm.

Wheelchair accessible, proceeds to Neighbourhood Aide “Breakfast for Kids Club”

Camrose Public Library has events all year long. Go to to view their schedule. For more information call 780-672-4214

The Camrose Arts Society has Arts and Recreation Programs for ages 3 – adult. A variety of fun classes such as painting, photography, fabric sculpting, dance, barbershop singing, yoga and gel nail technician are offered. A full list of classes is available at or at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre. For more information call 780-672-9949.

Victim Services is looking for compassionate men & women to join their unit. Help victims of crimes cope with the trauma of the situation, provide support, information and referrals and help guide them thru the justice system.

For more information or an application please call Camrose & District Victim services 780-672-4570 or email [email protected].

Is it an Emergency? If you think you may need to go to the Emergency Room at St. Mary’s Hospital…but aren’t sure, you can call Healthlink Alberta at 1-866-408-LINK and they will help you decide. Another alternative to the ER is to visit the Walk-in clinic at 4825-51st, Camrose.

Clinic hours are Monday to Thursday from 2-8pm.


December 12 2017 , 6:57:00 • Camrose
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