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Thursday, November 23, 2017


Death Matters
Host: Didsbury Municipal Library
Description: A bi-monthly gathering on the fourth Thursday of every month. Discuss issues related to death and dying. Death has become a taboo topic, but talking about death is not morbid, nor will it make death arrive faster. Conversations around death and dying reduce fear, clarify misconceptions, provide options and knowledge, and enable us to more fully live until we die. Sept 28 Topic: Green Burials. Nov 23 Topic: Death Café.
Location: Didsbury Library, 2033 - 19th Ave - 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Contact: Inez Kosinski - Phone: 403-335-3142 - E-mail: didsburylibrary@prl.ab.ca
Calendars: Didsbury Community Calendar, Mountain View County Calendar


GED Preparation
Host: Mountain View Communities Adult Learning Society
Description: Join this evening class with other adult learners and prepare to challenge your General Equivalency Diploma exam. Academic Express videoconferenced classroom delivery is supported by a trained GED facilitator to get you through trouble spots. If you're an Albertan 18 years of age or older and have been out of school for at least one year: this program may be for you. Free to those who qualify. Funded by the Alberta Advanced Education Part-time Studies grant. Register for this Fall session online by September 28 at mvcals.org Limited spots.
Location: Didsbury High School - 5pm-8pm
Contact: Jan Skaluba - Phone: 403-518-7020 - E-mail: admin@mvcals.org
Calendars: Didsbury Community Calendar, Mountain View County Calendar


JazzFest Concert
Host: Didsbury High School Band
Description: 10 different groups of band students from Central Alberta will be taking part in the 14th Annual Jazz Fest, November 22 and 23 in Didsbury and Olds. 14th Annual Chinook's Edge Jazzfest comes to town!Jazz Fest takes place at the Zion Evangelical Missionary Church in Didsbury and the TransCanada Theatre in Olds. Jazz Fest is sponsored by Mountain View Credit Union, Rotary Club of Olds and Chinooks' Edge School Division. Jazz Fest has two components: the educational workshops in Didsbury, and the evening concerts at the TransCanada Theatre. During the workshops, students work with coaches and musicians to hone their craft. The Ensemble Clinician is Johnny Summers of Calgary Jazz Orchestra fame. There are also Instrument Workshops both Wednesday and Thursday. Schools participating include DHS Grade 9s, Carstairs, Innisfail, Westglen Middle School (2), DHS Evens and Odds, Olds High School, Cochrane and Red Deer. The public is welcome to attend the workshops at the church. Everyone is invited to just come in, sit, and enjoy the music. On Thursday evening, everyone will be entertained by the Calgary Jazz Orchestra, led by Johnny Summers. The Orchestra was established in 2004, and is a high energy, passionate and fun group of musicians whose goal is to engage and reach the audience with every song. The atmosphere is upbeat and fun, and is consistently enjoyed by all ages and all musical tastes. Tickets for Thursday's performance are available at Olds High School and Didsbury High School. Students $10 advance ... $15 at the door Adults $20 advance ... $25 at the door The evening performance provides students an opportunity to hear live jazz music, and learn about style. And for the rest of us ... we just like to sit back and listen to great music!
Location: TransCanada Theatre, Olds - 7:00 PM
Contact: Kirk Wassmer - Phone: 403-335-3356 - E-mail: kwassmer@cesd73.ca
Calendars: Didsbury Community Calendar, Mountain View Arts Society Calendar, Mountain View County Calendar


Game Club
Host: Didsbury Municipal Library
Description: After School Game Club at the Library Makerspace. Roblox on the laptops, a new game every week on the Xbox. Thursdays after school. Bring a friend.
Location: Didsbury Municipal Library, 2033 - 19th Avenue - 3 - 6 pm
Contact: Inez Kosinski - Phone: 403-335-3142 - E-mail: didsburylibrary@prl.ab.ca
Calendars: Didsbury Community Calendar


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