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Monday Sep 15, 2014

Chestermere bike park officially opens to public

TileOn Sept. 5, about 300 residents and visitors gathered to celebrate the official opening of the Chestermere Family Bike Park – an amenity that will be one of the largest and finest examples of a bike park in Western Canada. “It’s always exciting to add new recreational amenities, and we are especially proud to open a world class bike park in...

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Thursday Sep 11, 2014

GoFundMe campaign to support local family struggling with rare illness

Story ImageAirdronian Shane Arsenault, 32, was a man on the rise. The father of three and husband started his own stamped asphalt business, Crown Patterns, and was working hard to grow it. His wife, Laura, was a stay-at-home mom looking after the kids rather than paying for childcare. The family was happy and was looking forward to a successful future.

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Thursday Sep 11, 2014

First day of kindergarten can be tough for mom

Story ImageIt was a day Tina Petrow said she was both looking forward to and dreading; on Sept. 4, when her daughter McKenzie, 5, started kindergarten at A.E. Bowers Elementary School.

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Thursday Sep 11, 2014

Stephen’s Backpacks executive director to release children’s book

Story ImageStephen’s Backpacks Society, a non-profit organization that helps children in need by providing backpacks filled with new school supplies, has a new children’s book, On Eagle’s Wings: Stephen Slays the Dragon, coming out on Oct. 2. The book is written by Nancy McPhee, executive director and mom of Society founder Stephen McPhee.

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Thursday Sep 11, 2014

Family Fall Fair returns in new location

Story ImageThe fourth annual Airdrie Family Fall Fair is moving to a bigger location this year as the free family fun event and tradeshow takes over Nose Creek Park from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sept. 12, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sept. 13 and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 14.

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Thursday Sep 11, 2014

Farmers market enjoys increased popularity this summer

Story ImageIn its sixth year, the Airdrie Farmers Market has seen an increased volume of foot traffic from residents at the popular summer event.

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Thursday Sep 11, 2014

Local writer featured at Airdrie Public Library workshop

As part of its ARTember events lineup, Airdrie Public Library (APL) will be hosting a writing workshop with local writer Ellen Kelly on Sept. 15. The workshop will focus on non-fiction writing and will help participants learn to express themselves in a creative way.

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Thursday Sep 11, 2014

Taste of Airdrie returns to local restaurant to delight foodies

Taste of Airdrie is back for its fourth year from Sept. 12 to 28, and this year involves the most restaurants yet with 16 signed up to participate, up from last year’s 13. On top of that, some of the restaurants are offering hands-on activities to go with the meal.

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Sep 11

Local family creates institute for those in need in Haiti

Marc and Lisa Honorat, a local Airdrie couple, is helping to educate people on the plight of Haitian people and create ways for people in Airdrie to educate and sustain themselves and their families, with Haiti ARISE Ministries (Actively Raising Individuals to Serve and Evangelize).
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Sep 11

Third annual Original SLAM on Air concert free fun for whole family

After receiving 22 entries for the third annual Original SLAM (Supporting Local Area Musicians) on AIR contest it’s down to just six finalists who will compete in a free live concert on Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. at Bert Church Live Theatre.
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Sep 11

Airdrie Public Library gearing up for another great ARTember

Airdrie Public Library (APL) is gearing up for another fabulous ARTember. From authors to artists, from movies to workshops, there is something for all ages to enjoy.
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Sep 04

Get a sneak peek at all Airdrie has to offer

Members of the media had the chance to meet some of the non-profits organizations and businesses that will be featured in this year’s AirdrieFest on Aug. 28.
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Sep 04

Airdrie’s francophone school receives $50,000 donation towards new playground

Students at École francophone d’Airdrie not only returned to a new school building when classes resumed on Sept. 2 but also have a new playground thanks in part to a $50,000 donation from Qualico Communities.
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Sep 04

ARTember to offer high school workshop focused on the arts

ARTember will offer high school students a chance to explore the arts with professional artists at the inaugural Schooled in the Arts event, an arts-focused workshop presented by Vitreous Glass, on Sept. 12 at the Bert Church High School.
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Sep 04

Two local artists' work displayed at Airdrie OUblic Library

Through September and October, Airdrie Public Library (APL) presents our latest art display, Self-Taught, by Bob Harriman and BerylAnne Hodgins.
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Sep 04

Local writer releases his third educational children’s book

A new rhyming children’s book created by Airdrie author Gordon Perry, A Dog & The Hen, It’s Fun To Be A Friend aims to teach kids the value of friendship and how everyone can get along without bullying.
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