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Jamming at the Seniors Centre

Jamming at the Seniors Centre

Three decades later, and the Music Jam continues to go strong for the Whispering Hills Country Music Association. The association held its first jam of the 2019-20 season at the Athabasca Seniors Drop-in Centre Oct.
Pottery Club experiencing growing pains

Pottery Club experiencing growing pains

The Athabasca Pottery Club is open to members, but closed to lessons, temporarily.
Local film maker continues winning accolades

Local film maker continues winning accolades

Gina Payzant , who worked as an archivist in Athabasca, has won the Outstanding Music Video award for “The Hand That Picks the Stones” at the Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta (FAVA) Fest held Aug. 24 in Edmonton.
Celebrating Westlock’s arts scene

Celebrating Westlock’s arts scene

Edmonton-based graffiti artist Jordan Ernst painted the new mural at the skate park which was finished Sept. 28. Pictured, Ernst spray paints the town tag while kids did their own graffiti that day.
Senator talks government with R.F. students

Senator talks government with R.F. students

Canadian independent Senator Paula Simons paid a visit to R.F. Staples School Social Studies students Sept.
Alberta Culture Days coming

Alberta Culture Days coming

This year’s Alberta Culture Days will include the painting of a mural at the Westlock Action Sports Park Sept. 28. Westlock will celebrate Alberta Culture Days with the rest of the province Sept.
Inaugural RogFest a hip hop hoedown

Inaugural RogFest a hip hop hoedown

Edmonton hip hop artist YHN Prodi took to the stage at the Westlock and District Community Hall Sept. 21 for RogFest — a concert featuring both country and hip hop artists.

Celebrate local artists during Barrhead Art Walk on Sept. 28

Kevin Berger – Leader Staff To celebrate Alberta Culture Days, several local organizations and businesses are teaming up to host an “Art Walk” in Barrhead this Saturday, Sept. 28. From 12-4 p.m.
A summer retreat in our own back yard

A summer retreat in our own back yard

It’s a little off the beaten path, but it’s hardly a secret.
What an Amazing Race!

What an Amazing Race!

Starting with a challenge to carry a golf ball on a spoon, 24 teams of two raced around Westlock Sept. 14, searching for their next clue to lead them to their next challenge on their way to the finish line of the first-ever Amazing Race Westlock.