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Adult Culture Art & History Programs ART.ATTACK @ Okotoks Art Gallery ART.ATTACK@OAG is a monthly event for adults and seniors from 18 to 108. No art experience is required, only a spirit of adventure. Bring your inner child for a play-date with art materials that will relate to the current exhibitions in the galleries. Online Registration: netreg.okotoks.ca

Tour & Talk with the Artist

Jan Kabatoff will discuss her multi-media exhibition: “Ice Flows and Sound Retreats.” Jan’s project addresses the issues of climate change and the rapid rate of glacial melt. 1 Class $10.00 Okotoks Art Gallery @ the Station 38091 Sa Sep 15 2:00 to 3:30 pm

For more culture events, see the On with the Show Concert Series see pg 52

Adults & Seniors – join us in the studio upstairs for a knitting circle. Create hats, mitts or scarves for OAG’s Tree of Warmth. You are welcome to donate wool or bring a favourite pattern. FREE, but online registration required. 1 Class FREE Okotoks Art Gallery @ the Station 38093 W Oct 17 7:00 to 9:00 pm

An Evening to Crow About

Artists, Penny Corradine and Natalie Kurzuk will take you on a gallery walkabout, discussing various aspects of “Counting Crows” by four Alberta artists. This will be followed by mini demonstrations on photo transfer, mixed media, and other painting processes. Participants will have the opportunity to try some of these techniques. 1 Class $10.00 Okotoks Art Gallery @ the Station 38094 W Nov 14 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Cultural Events Upcoming Events

Alberta Culture Days

September 28 to 30 Alberta Culture Days began in 2008 as Alberta Arts Day, a oneday event to recognize the value of Alberta’s arts and cultural communities. Since then, it has expanded into a vibrant, three day, province-wide celebration that has helped inspire the creation of Culture Days - a pan-Canadian movement to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. In 2011 thousands of Albertans discovered, experienced and celebrated our heritage, cultural diversity and provincial pride through 1,046 events in 93 communities. Alberta Culture Days 2012, will continue to showcase the province’s arts, multicultural, heritage and non-profit/voluntary organizations; creative industries and individual artists, while encouraging all Albertans to discover the important contributions of culture to a prosperous, vibrant society. Check out www.okotoksculture.ca to see what is happening in Okotoks for this year’s Alberta Culture Days!!

Olde Towne Country Fair

Knit a Bit

Saturday, September 1 | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm The annual fair is a jam-packed day of fun throughout Olde Towne Okotoks. During the afternoon, our parking lot will feature oldfashioned carnival games like ring toss, cream can ball toss and cow chipping (but not with the real thing!). Check out the petting zoo and be sure to turn the crank to make and taste some home-made ice cream.

Okotoks Ghost Walk

October 28 to 30 Discover the eerie history of Okotoks and what could be lurking downtown after dark during the second annual Okotoks Ghost Walk, presented by the Okotoks Museum and Archives and the Okotoks and District Historical Society. Pre-booking is required as tickets are limited. For tickets call 403.938.3204. Recommended minimum age is 13.

Girls’ Night Out! @ OAG

Saturday, November 3 | 7:00 to 10:00 pm Tickets $20 +GST (limited tickets available) | Cash bar Ebony and ivory – black and white. There’s no other combination more sophisticated, so pick out your favourite black and white outfit and dress to impress! Food, drink and pampering, just for the girls!

Light Up Okotoks

Friday, November 16 | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm The start of the Christmas season kicks off in Okotoks in spectacular fashion with a full evening of activities.The museum welcomes visitors to tour its Old-Fashioned Christmas exhibit and children can create a craft in the third-floor attic. The art gallery will have gingerbread cookie decorating and hot chocolate to warm you up!

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Fall 2012 Community Guide  

Your comprehensive guide to all the community fitness programs, swimming lessons, art classes, special events, community social support prog...

Fall 2012 Community Guide  

Your comprehensive guide to all the community fitness programs, swimming lessons, art classes, special events, community social support prog...

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