Here is where THE LITE 95.7 team is heading to this weekend:
- Gigantic Garage Sale
- Northgate Baptist Church
- 13208-95 Street
- Saturday, June 9th from 9am – 4pm
- Furniture tools, household items, baby toys, garden items, bake sale and lots more
- BBQ from 10-2pm
- All proceeds go to help build a school in Uganda
City of Edmonton’s River Day
- 10am – 3pm
- Saturday, June 9th
- Rundle Park Family Centre
- 2909 113 Ave
- This annual event is an opportunity to participate in fun outdoor activities and learn about safe and responsible river recreation as well as environmental protection
- Event is free to attend
- Pancake breakfast
- Learn to fish, try your luck at the Pooter Pond, try stand up paddling
Naturally Fit Grand Opening
- Naturally Fit
- #130 220 Lakeland Drive Sherwood Park
- 12pm – 4pm
- Saturday, June 9th
- Free cross fit classes in the parking lot
- Chance to win your purchases for free
- Naturally Fit is bringing a popular brand of Australian athletic clothes for women. Lorna Jane (rivaling Lulu Lemon) is Australia’s best selling athletic clothing brand
World Partnership Walk
- Sunday, June 10th
- Legislature Grounds
- Join Canada’s largest event dedicated to ending global poverty
- 100% of funds raised go directly to these projects
- Ryann Bradley is hosting this event
- The Lite Crew will be at Rest Stop #2 handing out Melona Bars to people participating in the walk
Bryan’s Angels hold the 2nd Annual Royal Glenora Stair Climb to provide funds for the Linac-MR invention at the Cross Cancer Institute, Saturday, June 9th, 2012, 9:00am
Rubaboo Aboriginal Arts Festival, Catalyst Theatre, 8529 Gateway Blvd., Thursday thru Sunday. A cultural stew of traditional and contemporary theatre, music, dance, visual art and food!
PRIDE Week is underway! Tonight (Friday) the Pride Awards and Official Kick Off Party at Woody’s/Buddy’s, 11723a and 11725b Jasper Avenue, tickets at the door The parade is Saturday, begins at noon and runs east for several blocks along Jasper Ave NW, from 108 St. NW, continuing past Alberta College Campus, and then turning north (left) up 99 St. NW before ending at Churchill Square. Here’s a map of the parade route. courtesy of gaytravel.about.com. Premier Alison Redford becomes the 1st provincial leader to ever greet the gathering and kick off the Edmonton Pride Festival, at 1 pm in Churchill Square. Fun includes a beer garden, food stalls, a community and business fair, and live entertainment – this year’s headliner is Robin S. The festival last until 8 pm.
Edmonton Pride consists of numerous additional events throughout the week, including a Pure Pride Dance Party on Saturday. There are also church services, sports competitions, a PFLAG gathering, Queer History bus tours, a film festival, Pride Youth events, and – on the final day of Pride Week, Sunday, June 17th, a Mayor’s Pride Brunch.
It’s crazy busy in SPORTS: Game 5 in the Stanley Cup Final, L.A. is back in New Jersey Saturday night, 6pm, on CBC TV http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockeynightincanada/broadcast/
The Miami Heat cruised past the Celtics on Thursday night to force a game 7 in the NBA Eastern Conference final, Saturday, 6:30pm on ESPN http://espn.go.com/nba/ In the Western conference the Oklahoma City Thunder have secured their spot in the final by beating the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.
Breaking news Friday morning: I’LL HAVE ANOTHER has been SCRATCHED FROM THE BELMONT STAKES. They made the call to retire him due to a tendon issue - meaning there will be no triple crown winner this year – a 34 year drought continues. I’ll Have Another will lead the parade to the post instead. NBC 2:30pm, post time 4:40pm http://www.belmont-stakes.info/
EURO 2012 has “football” / soccer fans hyped. http://www.poland2012.net/ Co-host Poland kicked it off Friday morning against Greece. Russia & the Czech Republic play Friday at this writing as well. Catch all the action live on TSN: www.tsn.ca
The FRENCH OPEN Tennis Tournament wraps this weekend.
FC Edmonton plays Ft. Lauderdale at Clark Stadium on Sunday.
Basketball Alberta will once again be hosting the BA 3 on 3 here in Edmonton. Basketball players and enthusiasts from across Alberta participating in this fun-filled weekend at the Saville Community Sports Centre (GO Centre), 11610 – 65th Ave, Edmonton http://basketballalberta.ca/index.php New For This Year – Men’s Elite Division – 3×3 Canada Quest Qualifier. This year’s event will introduce a brand new Men’s Elite Division. This is an official site of the newly announced Canada Basketball 3×3 Canada Quest. The winner from this division will qualify for a berth in and an all-expense-paid trip to the inaugural FIBA 3×3 World Tour Regional Championships on August 18 – 19, 2012 in New York City!
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND –
MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE’S MOST WANTED - rumour has it they’ve hit another one out of the park with this weekend’s family offering.
PROMETHEUS – Ridley Scott brings us a prequel to his crown jewel ALIEN (1979) with Noomi Rapace (Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) and Charlize Theron.
Robert Pattinson should be a chick magnet in BEL AMI, a powdered wig and parlour flick.
Todd Solondz is back with DARK HORSE. Looks like another dysfunctional family tragicomedy winner starring Selma Blair, Christopher Walken, Mia Farrow
SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED starring Aubrey Plaza and Mark Duplass is about a guy who thinks he’s discovered the secret to time travel.
SEE ALL THE TRAILERS HERE: http://movies.yahoo.com/in-theaters/
Oh, and in case you missed it on Monday, the Concert For The Queen: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration, starring Annie Lennox, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder & more will be re-broadcast at 9pm, Saturday, June 9th, on ABC.