Tags : community events

Latin Fest to pump out the fun

An event with a ton of Latin flavour will be taking place tomorrow. Latin Fest will include dancing, music, games and food vendors. Jackie French, the Executive Director of the Southern Alberta Ethnic Association says last year’s event brought in over 1500 people and she’s expecting another big turnout this year with lots of fun […]Read More

Hero Walk to honour supheroes in community

The Town of Claresholm is hosting a special walk on May 14 at Patterson Park. You will have the opportunity to see superheroes gliding their way into the event. The walk is raising money for a community youth fund. BCN’s Micah Quinn has the details on the upcoming event featuring a few of everyone’s favorite […]Read More

Canadian Independent Bookstore Day to offer unique prizes

Lovers of books are set for a treat on Saturday. Canadian Independent Bookstore Day offers an opportunity to browse the catalogs of over 120 bookstores in Canada who are offering deals and prizes to give back to the local community. Penny Warris, the owner of Analog Books in Lethbridge, says there is a new wall […]Read More

Volunteer Celebration Gala to showcase best in volunteering

Volunteers dedicate their time for free and ask for nothing in return. It is National Volunteer Week and those who volunteer their time are being honoured. The 2022 Volunteer Celebration Gala is celebrating the best in Lethbridge volunteers on Thursday night. Amanda Jensen, the Executive Director of Volunteer Lethbridge, says in total 98 volunteers and […]Read More

Seedy Saturday returning after two year hiatus

Lovers of seeds are set to enjoy an event with an agricultural flare this weekend. Seedy Saturday is taking place on April 23 at Casa from 1-4pm for the first time since 2019. The Executive Director of Environment Lethbridge, Kathleen Sheppard, says the event is a fun way to get out and talk with exhibitors […]Read More

Coaldale Family Fun Run raises $28,000

A total of 400 runners made their way to Coaldale Christian School on April 9 for the 5K Coaldale Family Fun Run. The event combined an in-person run at the school along with a virtual run with 100 participants. Around $28,000 was raised from the event. The events organizer for the run, Melanie Harthoorn, says, […]Read More

Panago fundraiser raising money for student refugees

A University of Lethbridge committee is working together with Panago Pizza North to serve up hot and ready slices for a good cause. The Panago Pizza fundraiser took place on Tuesday and 15 per cent of the profits for the day will go toward supporting the Student Refugee Program at the U of L. As […]Read More

Life sized elf to be featured at Stirling event

The Village of Stirling is hosting a special event this weekend called Light Up Stirling. It is a community-minded way to celebrate the upcoming Christmas season. The fire department will parade around the village and the tourism kiosk in the village will showcase some Christmas caroling along with sleigh and wagon rides. Food and hot […]Read More

Frights planned for Haunted Garden event

Update: The event has been cancelled. The Boys and Girls Club of Lethbridge and District Youth Centre offers free programming for youth from ages of 11 to 18. Homeschooled kids can come to the centre and do their work. The group also offers drop-in programming and food for youth in our community. The Interfaith Food […]Read More

ULeth event to raise funds for refugees

A committee from the University of Lethbridge is hosting a walk and run on October 2nd for a good cause. The Walk/Run For Refuge will raise funds for refugees who need access to education and economic opportunities. As Micah Quinn explains, the team is hoping to raise over $500.00.Read More

Final summer season weekend for Nikka Yuko

Fall colours are in the air at the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden in Lethbridge. This weekend is the last time you will be able to head over to the garden for this season. There are some final events planned including Anime Saturdays, and Sumo and Samurai Sundays. Marketing and Events Manager for the garden, Melanie […]Read More

Activities at U of L address reconciliation

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will take place on September 30th. There are events going on at the University of Lethbridge to honour the day and as Micah Quinn explains, to also pay tribute to those who were found in unmarked graves.Read More

Jason Goodstriker to be honoured at relay races

A relay horse race will pay tribute to former Blood Tribe Councillor and Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Jason Goodstriker who passed away last year. The competitors will ride bareback in a highly contested event all in honour of Goodstriker. There will be three races on Saturday, with four teams in each event. From […]Read More

LEMF set to drop some beats this weekend

The Lethbridge Electronic Music Festival is set to drop some beats this weekend. The last event in 2019 drew close to 5,000 people. This year it will take place in Galt Gardens. Organizers are hoping that people are able to get out and have some fun after the tough year we have had with the […]Read More

Lethbridge Public Library festival heading online this year

The 11th annual Word On The Street Festival is set to take place starting September 14th. The Lethbridge Public Library will host a variety of events virtually for everyone to enjoy. Elisabeth Hegerat, the Manager of Community and Economic Development for the library, says there are close to 30 authors lined up from across Canada […]Read More

Campaign to raise funds for Parkinson’s disease

The annual Step ‘N Stride in support of the Parkinson Association of Alberta is coming up. The fundraiser will take place in Lethbridge tomorrow. The event will also be a virtual affair that you can complete by yourself, or with family and friends. Lana Tordoff is the Executive Director for the Parkinson Association of Alberta, […]Read More

Biker group works to help kids facing bullying

Bikers Are Buddies is a non-profit group based out of Lethbridge that creates awareness and respect for children and adults to empower each other when they face bullying. As Micah Quinn explains, the group has been finding creative ways the past couple of years to help out in our city.Read More

Enmax Centre to host Lethbridge Rotary Ribfest

Locals in our city will be taking a bite out of some juicy ribs this weekend. The Lethbridge Rotary Ribfest is set to take place. As Micah Quinn explains, this year’s event will feature a drive-thru style where you’ll receive those tasty ribs right from the comfort of your own vehicle.Read More

Village of Stirling to host Settler Days this weekend

The Village of Stirling is welcoming everyone back to enjoy Settler Days this weekend. The Mayor of Stirling, Trevor Lewington, says there should be many fun activities for the entire family to enjoy. Settler Days will wrap up with a massive fireworks display on Saturday night. Lewington says he’s happy to be able to get […]Read More