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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.
Something for everyone at Community Showcase

Something for everyone at Community Showcase

Some 200 people filtered through the Rotary Spirit Centre Fieldhouse Sept. 4 for the annual community showcase, where over 40 local organizations got a chance to make their services known to the community.
Kids fly for free at COPA for Kids

Kids fly for free at COPA for Kids

Kids from around the region will get a chance to fly in a plane, learn about them from the ground and hopefully ignite some interest in piloting one of their own someday — all for free.

Don't Stop the Music

The second annual Athabasca Music Camp went July 16-20 at the Athabasca reformed Congregation Church, with a concert going on its final night.