Hey #YEG friends! Tired of Tinder and other dating sites? Well the Troop of a Foxes is presenting another speed dating event at the Red Star Pub June 17th. Come mingle with some lovely local singles. There will be door prizes, appetizers, and DJ Cupid (a.k.a Thomas Culture). Sign up atwww.troopoffoxes.com today.
Celebrate the kick-off to Edmonton’s NextGen Month on June 4 at a reception at Latitude 53, featuring music, entertainment and the NextGen Month proclamation by Mayor Don Iveson.
NextGen, an initiative of the City of Edmonton is proud to be working with the next gen community and TD to create and promote NextGen Month.
NextGen Month takes places in the month of June and it is an exciting time to connect with young people in Edmonton. There are a number of great events taking place in June so make sure to attend the NextGen Month kick off event to hear more about them!
If NextGen Month is new to you and you want to learn more about how to engage Edmonton’s next gen demographic in your organization’s activities, we’d love to talk to you. Come to our NextGen Month event or the other events taking place in June and hear all the great things that NextGen and community organizations are working on!
Edmonton get ready for the weekend and a Friday night that will blow your socks off. The last Homegrown Friday night of every month, Mercer Tavern brings you some of the hottest local DJs. This Friday night is no exception as we will feature one of the biggest names in our City, Dusty Grooves alongside your Friday night residents Polyesterday and yours truly. We will be dropping science with top shelf 80s and 90s jams along side the freshest Indie cuts and mind melting mashups. This is the night of the week to get your motor running. Music starts at 9pm until close.
Enjoy locally crafted brew from Yellowhead Brewery, $4.25 Sleeves and $6.25 Pints.
Great atmosphere, superior food and beverage selection, friendly service and one of the hippest crowd in town.
Edmonton’s 8th Annual Queer Prom
Friday May 30, 2014, 7 – 11pm
Central Lions Centre 11113 – 113 Street
Presented by volunteers from Youth Understanding Youth and many supportive community agencies.
Generously funded by Edmonton and Area Child and Youth Services, with support from The Imperial Sovereign Court of the Wild Rose, the Pride Centre of Edmonton and many supporting organizations.
Queer Prom is a free dance and social event for LGBTQ youth and their allies under age 25. Prom is drug and alcohol free.
How to get there by ETS transit: On route 125, near route 8, five blocks west of Kingsway Transit Centre
For more info: www.queerprom.ca
Sorrentino’s Compassion House, Community Open House Event, Sunday, May 25 @ 2:00pm – 6:00pm.
Celebrate the grand opening of Sorrentino’s Compassion House. Join the celebration with a tour of their newly expanded house, visit the spring market, chat with guests, and take in the festivities.
The Culture Collective alumni performers, Julie Adams, Russ Dawson, Colin Matty and DJ Thomas Culture will be providing live entertainment during the event.
With nearly fifty food trucks ready to serve the Edmonton area this summer, without a doubt this will be the biggest year in the city’s food truck scene thus far. And to kick things off, we are happy to share the date of our first event of the 2014 season!
Save the date for What the Truck?! taking place on 104 Street downtown after the City Market on May 24.
More details will be announced soon!
AN ALL-FLOORS, CLOSE-THE-STREET EXTRAVAGANZA WITH LIVE MUSIC, ART SHOWCASE, POP-UP MARKET, LOCAL FOOD, DANCE PARTY AND MORE.
Hosted by Mercer Warehouse, Make Something Edmonton, Startup Edmonton, Edmonton’s NextGen, The Culture Collective and TD.
RSVP at http://www.mercersuperparty.com/
The Mercer Summer Super Party begins at 5 pm: Explore every floor of the Mercer Warehouse (10359-104 Street) – from Startup Edmonton on the third floor, GURU Digital Arts show on the second, Fabloomosity flower shop on the first, On the Spot Pop Up Trunk Market on the lower level, and craft beer at the Mercer Tavern. On the street you’ll find the food trucks and vendors of HWKRS MRKT, and social spaces by Edmonton Next Gen and Rogers Place + Arena District.
At 8 pm: Everyone gathers on the street for more performances, food truck alley, photo booth and other activities.
Finally at 10 pm: It’s a lights on, dance party takeover until midnight.
Only a party like this could happen at the Mercer Warehouse.
On the Spot Pop Up Sale
Made in EDMTN
Guru Digital Arts College
Rostizado by Tres Carnales Taquería
Rapid Fire Theatre
Mad Bomber Society (Official)
Luna Dance Fusion
Good Women Dance
All Out DJs
iHuman Youth Society
RSVP at http://www.mercersuperparty.com/
YOU’RE INVITED to the 33rd Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival theme Launch Party!
Tuesday, May 13 | 11:30 AM
ATB Financial Arts Barns
The official launch party of the 33rd Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival theme & the NEW Fringe Fan Club! The party will be a ’70s theme and you are encouraged to dress up! So throw on a pair of bellbottoms and join us!