It’s going to be all big hair and neon at the 80′s POOL PARTY, QUEEN ELIZABETH POOL, Friday, July 20, 7-10pm. Dance to 80′s cover band MIXTAPE, Synchro Alberta will be performing and offering mini-lessons. A camera-less animation workshop – DIY then see it projected right there! FREE real watermelon slushies. What’s not to love? http://www.edmonton.ca/attractions_recreation/sport_recreation/queen-elizabeth-outdoor-pool.aspx
It’s INDY WEEKEND IN EDMONTON! CITY CENTRE AIRPORT, on site tickets now available at the main ticket office at Gate C entrance, located at the corner of 109th street NW and 123rd Avenue NW. http://www.edmontonindy.com/
A perennial favourite -A TASTE OF EDMONTON is back, Thursday, July 19 – Saturday, July 28th, Sir Winston Churchill Square. Food tickets $1.00 each, cash only. 42 restaurants, 5 food trucks taking part this year offering up a great way to ”try” a restaurant without having to lay down big bucks. Licensed area with specialty beer, wine and cocktails as well. Main stage features music and cooking competitions every day as well. 780-423-2822, or www.eventsedmonton.ca
THE CAPITAL EX begins! The Parade begins at 10am Thursday, July 19th. The Ex runs daily 11am-11pm, Friday, July 20-Sunday, July 29, Northlands Park. Music, rides, food and shopping! Old favourites and new stuff too – like the new 335 meter roller coast The Nitro. Simple Plan, Il Divo and many more star studded concerts. http://www.capitalex.ca/things-to-do/whats-new
Visit the Rainbows for Ryan Meditation Garden, where you are welcome to take a self-guided tour or find a great spot to rest and reflect. NOW THROUGH THURSDAY, AUGUST 30TH. Saturday and Sundays: 10:00am to 5:00pm. Monday-Friday: 5:00-8:00pm. Suggested donation $5.00 per person. The Rainbows for Ryan Meditation Garden is also available for personal and wedding photography. All proceeds from the garden will go to support the health and well-being of Ryan King and his family through the Rainbows for Ryan program. Stained Glass Rainbow sun-catchers are for sale as well. Small: $30, large: $50. Click here to read Ryan’s Story. 780-921-3103 for additional information.
THE ESKIMOS ARE IN VANCOUVER TAKING ON THE BC LIONS, Friday, July 20th, 8pm kick-off.
THE SUMMER SWIMMING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS, Thursday, July 19-Sunday, July 22nd. www.eksc.com 780432-9448
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Michael Caine, Anne Hathaway, directed by Christopher Nolan. NO ONE wants to go up against the Caped Crusader. Watch the trailer here: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_dark_knight_rises/
THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES: If you like to watch the rich eat themselves then this one is for you. A documentary reality story about a billionaire family who were hit hard during the economic crisis. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_queen_of_versailles/