Friday, 15 August 2014 08:00

Geocaching weekend set for Medicine Hat

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Once again, the Interpretive Program and the South East Alberta Region Cache Hunters (SEARCH) have teamed up to offer another weekend of geocaching fun. Starting Friday evening (Aug. 15) and continuing through Sunday afternoon (Aug. 17), there are a variety of exciting activities available for all ages and experience.

Come September, Southern Albertans have a chance to help make children’s wishes come true. The Alberta Wish Trail Ride (AWTR) is hosting two events in September. One will be held Sept. 6 at the Sierra West Ranch near Lundbreck and the other will be held Sept. 20 at the historic Reesor Ranch in the Cypress Hills southeast of Medicine Hat. 

Thursday, 14 August 2014 08:00

Star party at Cameron Lake Aug. 15

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Discover constellations, galaxies, nebulas and stars at Cameron Lake. Parks Canada and volunteer astronomers from Montana are pleased to present a star party on Friday, Aug. 15 at 9:30 p.m.

The Southwest Newcomer Welcome Centre is now able to issue charitable receipts to organizations and individuals who are supporting their programs and projects.

The City of Swift Current would like to inform the public that a garbage truck breakdown occurred today, which will cause delays in residential waste pickup.

Another year, another successful show for the Heritage Acres Farm Museum. The 27th annual show wrapped up Aug. 3 after running all weekend. This year’s theme was early transportation and it was a hit with attendees.

Some children love bugs, while some children and adults loathe them, but everybody loves to learn about insects — especially the creepy crawly kind. Saturday, Aug. 16 marks the fourth annual Insect Discovery Day at the Alberta Birds of Prey Centre in Coaldale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., where it is promised there will be close encounters of the bug kind.

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