Dec
3
Sun
Public Art Gallery Exhibit – Susanna Barlow @ Multicultural Heritage Centre
Dec 3 2017 @ 10:00 am – Mar 11 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Susanna Barlow

This internationally notable emerging artist completed her Masters in Fine Arts in Trondheim, Norway. The body of work displayed will represent the thesis Susanna developed during the two years of intensive creative development she underwent completing her Masters.

Art Gallery
Monday – Sunday 10a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Opening Reception: December 10, 6-8PM

Fun Fact
The Multicultural Heritage Centre is the only Public Art Gallery located in rural Alberta.

Feb
22
Thu
Parkland Poets @ Stony Plain Library
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Poetry Reading Series features three guest poets and an open mic session (sign up at event). There is a poet in everyone! Come and share any and all styles of poetry.  All are welcome.

Feb
27
Tue
Tri-Region Tourism Start-Up Seminar @ Acheson Fire Hall
Feb 27 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Looking to start a tourism business, expand your current one or have an innovative idea? Join us for an informative seminar about start-up businesses! At this seminar you will have the opportunity to gain knowledge about the industry, ask questions to various tourism partners and meet with successful current tourism business operators.

The event is from 7:30am-9:30am at the Acheson Fire Hall. Breakfast will be served. Attendees are required to register and registration is free so reserve your spot today! Please RSVP by February 22nd.

Parkland Poets @ Stony Plain Library
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Poetry Reading Series features three guest poets and an open mic session (sign up at event). There is a poet in everyone! Come and share any and all styles of poetry.  All are welcome.

Mar
3
Sat
Lion Bear Fox @ Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm
Lion Bear Fox @ Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre |  |  |

One part folk, one part rock, with a pinch of gospel and a dash of growl, Vancouver’s Lion Bear Fox boasts acoustic guitars bookended by buzzing electrics and screaming keys. All of this, anchored by rich percussion and thrilling harmonies. With a name that is derived from a connection with their “spirit animals” this trio has a sound that harkens back to an era when the song was paramount. Described as “a musical force of nature” that’s sure to “be around for a lifetime”, Christopher Arruda, Cory Woodward, and Ryan McMahon were known initially for their solo careers but they joined forces in 2012 and soon after released their debut Lion Bear Fox CD. They’ve been touring relentlessly since then, making appearances at Canadian Music Week, the Mission Folk Festival, and The Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, and sharing stages with artists like Tom Wilson, Good For Grapes, Elliot Brood, and Kim Mitchell.

Mar
4
Sun
DuffleBag Theatre: Robin Hood @ Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm
DuffleBag Theatre: Robin Hood @ Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre |  |  |

While the King is away, the people of England suffer under the oppressive rule of his tax-happy brother, Prince John. Only a straight arrow like Robin Hood, the best archer in the land, can save England! By stealing from the rich and giving back to the poor, Robin keeps the spirit of justice alive, with the help of a few friends along the way, including Maid Marian, Friar Tuck, and Little John. But what if the Prince and the dreaded Sheriff of Nottingham lay a trap for our hero? With all the humour and fun you have come to expect, DuffleBag Theatre hits the mark with this on-target tale of bravery and courage!

Known for their retellings of original fairy tales, the DuffleBag actors’ goofy antics tickle kids’ funny bones and their wit entertains the grow-ups. And, just when you’re enthralled by the story, there’s a twist! Before your very eyes, audience members are pulled on stage to join in the action for a unique interactive theatre experience. Past giggle-inducing performances at Horizon Stage by DuffleBag Theatre include Cinderella and Snow White.
Recommended age: 4 – 10
Pre-show crafts in the lobby at 1 p.m.

Mar
8
Thu
Parkland Poets @ Stony Plain Library
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Poetry Reading Series features three guest poets and an open mic session (sign up at event). There is a poet in everyone! Come and share any and all styles of poetry.  All are welcome.

Mar
10
Sat
Cheesecake Burlesque Revue @ Horizon Stage Performing ARts Centre
Mar 10 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cheesecake Burlesque Revue @ Horizon Stage Performing ARts Centre |  |  |

This wonderfully sassy performance will celebrate International Women’s Day, and is a perfect mother/daughter date, girls’ night out, or show to share with your sweetheart. The Cheesecake Burlesque Revue keeps audiences coming back for more! More laughs, more tease, and more body confidence. Multiple award winners who have shimmied across stages in Las Vegas, Vancouver, Berlin, and more, the performers are as individual as can be; cute and geeky, rock ‘n’ roll, classic and elegant. The Cheesecakes are known for their high-energy, lavish costumes, comedic timing, seductiveness, and girl-next door accessibility. Armed with sassy-silliness, these ladies pack a sparkly punch that will make your heart happy and leave you loving the skin you’re in!
Recommended age: 16+ adult content warning

Mar
19
Mon
Green Thumb Theatre: Still/Falling @ Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm
Green Thumb Theatre: Still/Falling @ Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre |  |  |

A Must-See Theatre Performance for Teens and Parents

Still/Falling tells the story of Nina. Nina has a great life. She loves her family, she does well in school, and her friends are awesome. But suddenly Nina starts feeling… off, and she finds herself slipping into a dark reality she cannot understand, let alone articulate to the people around her. Still/Falling follows Nina as she tries to come to terms with what it means to struggle with anxiety and depression, and to rise above it with as much strength, and as few scars, as possible. A realistic, honest, and bitingly funny look at the difference between ‘teen angst’ and mental illness and the ways vulnerable kids can start to find their way out of the dark.
Presented in partnership with Spruce Grove and Stony Plain Family and Community Support Services.
Recommended age: 12+

Mar
22
Thu
Parkland Poets @ Stony Plain Library
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Poetry Reading Series features three guest poets and an open mic session (sign up at event). There is a poet in everyone! Come and share any and all styles of poetry.  All are welcome.

Mar
23
Fri
Annie Lou @ Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm
Annie Lou @ Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre |  |  |

Annie Lou is the project of Anne Louise Genest, an artist who walks with the spirit of an old storyteller, creating songs steeped in the flavours of old-time mountain, Appalachian, traditional country, and bluegrass music. With guitar and banjo in hand she has spent years chronicling the rural life-paths of Canada, writing songs that tell the tales of the hard-won victories of everyday men and women. Her beautifully creative songs and tunes range from rousing and boisterous to gentle and poignant. They map a homescape of hard-drinking grandmas, rural dancehalls, blue collar fashions, small towns, and big cities. All are delivered with Genest’s vocal warmth; evocative of the sweet tones of Kate and Anna McGarrigle blended with the raw emotion of Hazel Dickens. Annie Lou has released three albums, toured major festivals and venues across the country, and been nominated for a Juno and several Canadian Folk Music and Western Canadian Music awards.

Apr
12
Thu
Parkland Poets @ Stony Plain Library
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Poetry Reading Series features three guest poets and an open mic session (sign up at event). There is a poet in everyone! Come and share any and all styles of poetry.  All are welcome.

Apr
26
Thu
Parkland Poets @ Stony Plain Library
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Poetry Reading Series features three guest poets and an open mic session (sign up at event). There is a poet in everyone! Come and share any and all styles of poetry.  All are welcome.

Apr
27
Fri
Brickhouse @ Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm
Brickhouse @ Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre |  |  |

With original, funky tracks and cleverly covered classic R&B tunes, Vancouver’s Brickhouse blends classic and modern (Blue Funk) with an ease that makes hearing and seeing them an addictive experience. For more than 10 years, Brickhouse was the official late-night house band for Vancouver’s famous Yale Hotel. It was on the Yale stage that they built a legion of fans as diverse as you can get: hipsters, university students, baby boomers, tourists, and musicians who experienced the band live and grew to love their brand of groovy, bluesy, funky music. Known for almost-hypnotically melding mind, body, and soul, Brickhouse audiences are encouraged to sing and dance along and become part of a fantastic live music experience. We encourage you to get up on your feet if the mood strikes.

May
1
Tue
Chess Club @ Stony Plain Library
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Drop in to discover or re-discover the great game of chess.

May
8
Tue
Chess Club @ Stony Plain Library
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Drop in to discover or re-discover the great game of chess.

May
10
Thu
Parkland Poets @ Stony Plain Library
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Poetry Reading Series features three guest poets and an open mic session (sign up at event). There is a poet in everyone! Come and share any and all styles of poetry.  All are welcome.

May
11
Fri
Secular Ethics @ Stony Plain Library
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Discuss how we are ethical people outside of organized religion, all respectful voices welcome.

May
12
Sat
Life & Leisure Family EXPO 2018 @ Central Park
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

This family friendly event brings our businesses to meet our community with fun filled games and activities. Food, fun and carnival games will keep every member of the family entertained and challenged. What a great way to spend a family day together.

This family and budget friendly event has evolved to be one of Spruce Grove’s most exciting summer events. It is unique to us and has been created for the community as a whole, where everyone will experience a true celebration of our amazing region.

                                                                       

    Petting Zoo        Street Hockey     FMX Stunt Show    Outdoor Lazer Tag     Food Trucks     Entertainment     Inflatable Playground   Waffle Challenge      Carnival Games

May
15
Tue
Chess Club @ Stony Plain Library
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Drop in to discover or re-discover the great game of chess.