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Archive: May

Posted May 23, 2014

Seniors invited to celebrate!

Seniors across Strathcona County are invited to attend the Seniors’ Week Celebration at the Community Centre Agora on June 5 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. This year’s ‘Active Seniors’ theme builds on the excitement of the upcoming Canada 55+ Games.

Posted May 16, 2014

5 fire safety tips for long weekend

Keep safety in mind. Fire safety tips for the long weekend.

Posted May 16, 2014

Gallery@501 showcases talented local artists during the Salon Series exhibit May 20 - June 27

The Strathcona Salon Series Acquisitions & Loans exhibition showcases talented local artists.

Posted May 15, 2014

Building for Today, Planning for Tomorrow

Building for Today, Planning for Tomorrow. Mayor Roxanne Carr has officially proclaimed May 18 to 24 National Public Works Week (NPWW) in the County.

Posted May 15, 2014

Youth invited to try out their 55+ Games skills

100 Days to the Games: Strathcona County Youth invited to try out their Canada 55+ Games skills on Saturday May 17.

Posted May 14, 2014

New Child Care Information Bank Created for Parents

Parents looking for quality child care in Strathcona County will soon be able to access Strathcona County’s new Child Care Information Bank.

Posted May 6, 2014

What do you have planned for Family Hour?

What do you have planned for Family Hour? Families are good for mental health, especially when spending time together can result in winning a family games prize package, valued at $100.

Posted May 5, 2014

1,300 seedlings to be given out at Grade 1 Arbor Day celebration

Grade 1 students from elementary schools in Strathcona County will have their tree-inspired artwork featured in the Art Gallery@501 window display and receive a seedling as part of Arbor Day celebrations on May 9.