Community events calendar

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Jun 01
Harmattan Community Annual Garage Sale
Harmattan Community Hall
Saturday 09:00 am to 03:00 pm

Join us for the Harmattan Community’s Annual Garage Sale at the Harmattan Community Hall on Saturday, June 1st. The event runs from 9 am to 3 pm. For information or to book tables please contact Doreen at 403-507-8495.

Jun 01
James River Community Wide Garage Sale
James River Community Hall
Saturday 10:00 am to 04:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, June 1st from 10 am to 4 pm at the James River Hall for a Community Wide Garage Sale. Rent a table or an outside space and get rid of those items you have wanted to sell. Or just come for the shopping! Tables/spaces are $10 for JRCA Members and $15 for non-members. To rent a table/space, please contact Michelle at 403-638-1428.

Jun 08
Legacy Land Trust Society Annual General Meeting
Lone Pine Hall
Saturday 10:00 am to 01:30 pm

Join us for Legacy Land Trust Society’s Annual General Meeting. It will take place at the Lone Pine Hall on Saturday, June 8th from 10 am to 1:30 pm. The event will consist of a bluebird tour, lunch, the Annual General Meeting, and a presentation on soil carbon by Kim Cornish. This is an opportunity to get an update on our projects to date and provide information on projects coming up this year.

Please RSVP to Please note any dietary restrictions you have as there will be a beef on a bun lunch. To organize the tours efficiently please indicate if you plan on attending the blue bird tour.

Jun 08
Carstairs Artists Guild Show & Sales
Half Century Club - Carstairs
Saturday 10:00 am to 04:00 pm

On Saturday, June 8th and again on Saturday, July 20th, the Carstairs Artists Guild is hosting an art show and sale at the Half Century Club in Carstairs (Osler Street & Veteran’s Way). Both Show & Sales run from 10 am to 4 pm. There will be tea and coffee available, and a small lunch available for purchase.

Jun 08
Carstairs Heritage Festival & Parade of Kilts
Carstairs Memorial Park & Curling Rink
Saturday 11:00 am to 04:30 pm

Please join us on Saturday, June 8th for a free Scottish-themed festival with pipers, dancers, petting zoo, food and lots of games and activities for the entire family. The parade is at 11 a.m. with the festival to follow from 12 noon to 4:30 pm in the Carstairs Memorial Park and Curling Rink.

This event is sponsored by the Carstairs Community Development and Economic Partnership, and the Carstairs Chamber of Commerce.

Jun 12
Soil Health Field Days - North
Rugby Hall and Whiskey Ridge Cattle Co.
Wednesday 08:45 am to 04:30 pm

Dr. Jill Clapperton is an Internationally recognized Lecturer on how to create and manage the long-term health and productivity of soils. Topics will include; principles of Soil Health, soil, crop & pasture management to optimize soil health, the deep dive into mixed species cropping and pasture stitching, demonstrating healthy soil characteristics & measuring results (rainfall simulator demonstration) and hands-on activities in the field. 

  • Wednesday June 12th, 2019
  • 8:45am to 4:30pm
  • Rugby Hall & Whiskey Ridge Cattle Co
  • Lunch is included​

FFGA Members - $50 + GST

Non Members - $60 + GST

Register online here!

Jun 12
Greenwood Neighbourhood Place Annual General Meeting
Greenwood Neighbourhood Place offices (#5, 96 Second Avenue NW, Sundre)
Wednesday 06:30 pm to 08:00 pm

Please join GNP for Celebration of Accomplishments and the Annual General Meeting of the GNP Society. The event is Wednesday, June 12th from 6:30 pm to 8 pm at GNP offices (#5, 96 Second Avenue NW, Sundre). A presentation of accomplishments will be first up with the AGM will follow. Everyone welcome! Snack and refreshments will also be available.

Jun 15
Water Valley Celtic Festival
Water Valley - Various Locations
Saturday 09:00 am to 09:00 pm

Join us for the annual Water Valley Celtic Festival, the renowned Celtic-Folk Festival! It all goes down on Saturday, June 15th with performances starting at 9 am and running all day until 9 pm. For tickets please visit us online at:

Stages, tents, and events are all around Water Valley! All the information is on the above website. Please join us!

Jun 22
Alberta Milk - Breakfast at the Dairy Farm - Olds
VandenBroek Dairy (east of Olds on Hwy 27, south on Hwy 791)
Saturday 08:00 am to 12:00 pm

Bring your family and friends to enjoy a breakfast served by local dairy farmers! Enjoy a firsthand experience about what life on a dairy farm is all about. This free event is set for Saturday, June 22 from 8 am to 12 noon. VandenBroek Dairy is this year’s host farm and is less than 20 minutes east of Olds on Highway 27 and south on Highway 791. A variety of activities for the whole family to enjoy include: hot and healthy breakfast, barn tours, cow milking, Face painting and calf sketching, and a milk tanker on site.


Jun 25
Central Mountain View Advisory Group (CMAG) Landowner Information Session
Reed Ranch School (Hwy 27 east of Olds)
Tuesday 06:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Please join Central Mountain View Advisory Group (CMAG) for an important information session regarding Trident Exploration shut down of operations and its effect on County landowners. The session will be at Reed Ranch School on Tuesday, June 25th at 6:30 pm. Representatives will be present from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), Surface Rights Board (SRB) and Orphan Well Association. Any specific questions you would like addressed please send them to so they can be forwarded to the presenters.

Jun 28
MVC Canada Day BBQ Breakfast
Water Valley Fire Hall
Friday 08:00 am to 11:00 am

Join us at a new location for the annual Canada Day BBQ Breakfast. It all happens on Friday, June 28th at the Water Valley Fire Hall, running from 8 am to 11 am.

All County residents are invited to join us for a breakfast of pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee and juice to kick off the long weekend in style.

We hope to see you there!