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May292015

Fall 2014 Events in Grande Prairie

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Like it or not, summer is almost over. And while it's always bittersweet saying goodbye to the hot weather and hello to sweaters and scarves, the fall is shaping up to be an exciting time in Grande Prairie. If you're in town over the coming weeks, here are some events you might want to check out.



 

Grande Prairie Outdoor Market | Sat., Sept. 6



@ 10032 101 Ave., 10am - 3pm



This is your last chance of the year to check our the Grande Prairie Outdoor Market, which features a variety of local vendors selling everything from artisan preserves to handcrafted art pieces.



 

Fall Fair | Sun., Sept. 7



@ Grande Prairie Alliance Church, 11:30am - 2pm



Featuring a kid's carnival, horse rides, face painting, bouncy castles, cotton candy and more, the annual Fall Fair at Grande Prairie Alliance Church is a great place to take the kids for an afternoon of fun.



 

Spirit of Wellness Fall Expo | Fri., Sept 19 - Sun., Sept. 21



@ The Jackpot Grill,





For anyone interested in holistic medicine and new age lifestyles, the bi-annual Spirit of Wellness Expo will expand your mind and equip you with new knowledge and products. More than 50 vendors will be showcasing their products and sharing their wisdom.



 

Russell Peters | Sun., Sept. 21



@ Revolution Centre





Don't miss the opportunity to see international superstar comedian (and proud Canadian!) Russell Peters in Grande Prairie as part of his Almost Famous World Tour. Expect a whole lot of hilarious new material, delivered in his trademark style.



 

Glass Tiger | Sat., Oct. 4



@ Great Northern Casino



See Canadian rock legends Glass Tiger perform all their classic hits like "Don't Forget Me When I'm Gone" and "Someday".



 



For anyone visiting Grande Prairie this fall, look to the Stonebridge Hotel to provide you with modern accommodations with all the comforts of home.



http://www.stonebridgehotel.ca/blog/Fall-2014-Events-in-Grande-Prairie


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May272015

Grande Prairie Live Theatre announces lineup for upcoming season

The 53rd season lineup for the Grande Prairie Live Theatre (GPLT) has been announced. 



Deborah Haiworonsky, GPLT incoming president, recently announced this season's lineup with a bit of music, dance and a video. 

"We went out to Facebook and emailed members and asked people to do submissions based on what they had a passion for as far as what they wanted to do for a play," she said about the selection process. "Then we had a committee meeting made up of Tom Hawkesworth, Faye McConville, myself, Wade Fleming, Wayne Ayling and Terry (McConville)... and we read the plays and discussed what we would like to see and then from there, determined what we felt the audience members in Grande Prairie would like to see on our stage."

The season will kick off with the play Mindgame, a psychological thriller written by Anthony Horowitz and directed by Cyril Cook, from Sept. 17-19, 24-26 and Oct. 1-3.

The thriller will be followed by the comedy Looking, written by Norm Foster and directed by Wayne Ayling on Oct. 22-24, 29-30 and November 5-7. 

Hit Tunes Spectacular featuring hit musical numbers from the '40s-'60's will follow and is directed by Rick Hryciuk, James Galbraith, Kelly Hryciuk, Candace Boechler and Jody Peebles. That will grace the stage Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3-5, 9-12. 

The Dining Room, a series of vignettes revealing the secrets of upper middle class families will kick of the New Year. It's written by A.R. Gurney and is directed by Wade Fleming and runs Jan. 21-23, 28-30 and Feb. 4-6. 

Something's Afoot by James McDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach, a musical murder mystery with additional music by Ed Linderman, will run Feb. 25-27, March 3-5, 10-12. It will be directed by Lorraine Cook. 

The season will conclude with Harris Cashes Out! by Londos D'Arrigo and directed by Tom Hawkesworth. It will run March 31, April 1,2, 7-9, 14-16.



For more information, visit www.gplt.ab.ca.

 

Jocelyn.Turner@sunmedia.ca



Twitter: @DHTJocelyn

http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/05/14/grande-prairie-live-theatre--announces-lineup-for-upcoming-season


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May262015

Grande Prairie Ball Hockey





Are there any adult drop in ball hockey leagues in GP for the summer? Looking for something to do with some friends. Also looking for fun hockey leagues for the winter. Nothing too competitive, just something to get out of the house and kill some time.





http://www.reddit.com/r/GrandePrairie/comments/36l2po/grande_prairie_ball_hockey/


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May252015

Tour of Alberta

Volunteer for Tour of Alberta

September 2-3, 2015



Volunteer registration is now open. You are able to choose one or multiple volunteer roles and communities. Upon completing your volunteer registration you will receive a confirmation of your volunteer role, community, date and shift time. A local community volunteer coordinator will also be in touch to confirm your position.

We look forward to seeing you at the races and can't thank you enough for all of your efforts. The Tour of Alberta greatly appreciates your time.

Want to Volunteer?

Contact Name: Shannon Fennell 780-538-2727



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http://www.reachfm.ca/connect/blog/item/1126-tour-of-alberta


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May232015

Call for 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Volunteers

The Grande Prairie 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts will host the best women's teams that are representing the provinces and territories in Canada in February 2016. The Grande Prairie Curling Centre and Curling Canada will become a community with one goal in mind - a great women's curling championship.



Volunteering for the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts will ensure that this year's competition is not only successful, but memorable for all parties - for each volunteer that helps stage the event to participating athletes and officials that as well as sponsors and fans.



Volunteers are the backbone of our events and those that invest their time, to ensure that this Scotties is successful, will have a memorable volunteer experience and provide a major benefit to the community. Volunteer contributions both behind and in front of the scenes are indispensable and their tireless efforts are often as profound as the event itself.





Volunteer here

http://www.reachfm.ca/connect/blog/item/1107-call-for-2016-scotties-tournament-of-hearts-volunteers


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