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Thursday Oct 30, 2014

Airdrie historic building has haunted past

TileNot all the ghouls and ghosts will be going door-to-door on Halloween as at least one ghost haunts a building in Airdrie year-round. Rumour has it, the old RCMP building on Edmonton Trail is home to a ghost. People who have spent time in the building tell stories about hearing strange noises and witnessing odd events. ...

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Thursday Oct 30, 2014

City to honour new mayor of Airdrie South Korean sister city

Story ImageLocal artist Ken Vickets is busy working away in his workshop on a special project for the City of Airdrie.

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Thursday Oct 30, 2014

Airdrie Lioness Christmas Hamper Program finds new home

Members of the Airdrie Lioness’ are breathing a big sigh of relief now that a new location has been found for their Adopt-a-Family Christmas Hamper Program.

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Thursday Oct 30, 2014

Rest, relax and be entertained at Community Links’ Wine Down

Slap on your best pair of blue jeans and comfy shoes as you head down to Community Links’ third annual Wine Down at Woodside Golf Course on Nov. 15. Festivities will kick-off at 7 p.m.

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Thursday Oct 30, 2014

Library Link: Library to offer free Computer Basics course in November

In November, Airdrie Public Library (APL) is offering a free-of-charge three-part Computer Basics course to help people become comfortable with using a computer, and no previous computer experience is necessary.

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Thursday Oct 23, 2014

Local teen wins national award for her anti-bullying activism

Story ImageAirdrie is once again in the national spotlight for anti-bullying activism with Grade 10 Bert Church High School student MacKenzie Murphy, 15, winning the Canadian Living Me to We award for social action earlier this month.

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Thursday Oct 23, 2014

Local playschool tries to win $5,000 in CIR contest

Story ImageFuzzy Pickles Playschool is a bright splash of colour in the neighborhood of Airdrie Meadows, but the current modular building the preschool is located in is aging. Students and staff at the preschool are only a little ways away from getting a new modular building to replace their aging one-room schoolhouse.

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Thursday Oct 23, 2014

Alberta Dames kick off hand-made Christmas shopping season

The Alberta Dames is gearing up to host its Vintage Christmas Bash set to welcome shoppers from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 25 at the Balzac Hall. This is the second public market event that features Christmas hand-made items including jewelry, arts, crafts, furniture, clothing and more.

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Oct 23

APL offers exhibits on calligraphy and self taught paintings

Come view and celebrate works from local artists Bob Harriman and BerylAnne Hodgins this month at the Airdrie Public Library (APL). From Sept. 1 to Nov. 1 the APL will be offering an exhibit called Self-Taught, which features paintings from Harriman and calligraphy from Hodgins.
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Oct 23

New SMARTstart program opens doors to Airdrie entrepreneurs

Starting a new business in Airdrie is a little bit easier thanks to the creation of the SMARTstart Program. Twenty new business owners or entrepreneurs celebrated their successes with the SMARTstart Setting Your Business Up for Success program at the Overtime Lounge on Oct. 16. The celebration was...
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Oct 23

Rocky View School students honoured for perfect exam score

Though former George McDougall High School student Alexis Montgomery has moved on to a new city as an English Education Program student at the University of Lethbridge (U of L), her achievement at Rocky View Schools (RVS) was recognized by the Division at the Oct. 16 RVS board of trustees meeting.
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Oct 23

Library Links: Raising funds for a local literacy programs

This week, Airdrie Public Library (APL) and local schools are ‘booking it.’ APL’s annual You’re Booked program is in full swing, with students being ‘booked’ every time they are caught reading. Each time they are caught, they are issued a ‘ticket’, which can be entered into the library’s raffle for...
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Oct 16

École francophone d’Airdrie needs community support for chance to win up to $50,000

The Society of Parents for École francophone d’Airdrie (SPEF) is asking for the community’s help in getting votes to move to the next round of the Aviva Community Fund contest. The society is hoping to win up to $50,000 to help bring francophone and UNESCO (United Nations) events, speakers and...
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Oct 16

Volunteers needed for annual Santa Claus Parade

Have you been naughty or nice this year? This year Santa Claus will be coming to town and guiding his sleigh into the streets of Airdrie on Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. for the Airdrie Santa Claus Parade presented by the Airdrie City View.
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Oct 16

Nominations open for Mayor’s Night of the Arts awards

The Oct. 31 deadline for the Airdrie Mayor’s Night of the Arts Awards is quickly approaching with only a few weeks left to nominate Airdrie’s artists to be recognized by the first of its kind awards, which highlights the talents and efforts of local artists and members of the community.
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Oct 16

This years’ AIRScares offers “Nowhere to Hide”

The much anticipated AIRScares haunted attraction opens Oct. 17 at the old RCMP building on Edmonton Trail and this year those brave enough to go through will have “Nowhere to Hide.”
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