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Taste of Edson

Join the Galloway Station Museum for the 2nd annual Taste of Edson festival on Wednesday, July 1st. In celebration of Canada Day, a diverse group of local artisans and food vendors will be gathering in the parking lot at Centennial Park to give festival goers a taste of what the Edson area has to offer.

Fudge, art, international cuisine & Henna Tattoos are just a taste of what you will experience this coming Wednesday.

Aboriginal Day Fun

Aboriginal Day, hosted by the Edson and District Friendship Centre in partnership with the Edson and District Historical Society joined Rotary Sundays in the Park this past weekend. Games, jugglers, face painting and music were enjoyed by over 600 people in Centennial Park. 

The next Rotary Sunday in the Park is on July 5th.

For information on upcoming events, please visit www.edsonandareaevents.com

Featured Artist: Denny May

If you're not familiar with the story of Wop May, it's time to stop by the museum for a little history lesson. For those who already know about the heroic flight to Edson, you may be interested in one of several books that the gift shop offers, including one written by Wop May's son, Denny.

These signed editions of the 2011 publication include the history of May Airplanes Ltd, Commercial Airways Ltd, and is chock full of memories and photographs provided by the people who remember the flying ace best.

Stop by the gift shop or take a stroll through the museum to learn more about about Mr. Wilfred R. 'Wop' May.

Marlboro Edlers

From May 2015 to March 2016, the Malboro Elders (in partnership with the Edson and District Historical Society and help from Alberta Health Services) is hosting a series of free cultural events to bring Elders and youth together to inspire, educate and strengthen the community.

Through culture based activities and contact with tradition, ceremonies and experiences, this project, made possible by the Government of Canada New Horizons Seniors Program grant, will give the people of Marlboro an opportunity to connect through generations.

The first event was the Kickoff on May 30th, which was very well attended. The Marlboro Elders also participated in Aboriginal Day with the raising of a wall tent, free (delicious) bannock and jam and storytelling.

This program gives elders, youth and community members an opportunity to come together to showcase their traditions and share knowledge while enjoying good company, great food and entertainment.