Donalda will host grand festivities on Canada’s 150th

he Donalda Ranch Rodeo will be held on June 3, 2017, starting at 12:30 p.m.

DONALDA DIARY — The Donalda Ranch Rodeo will be held on June 3, 2017, starting at 12:30 p.m. There will be team events, sorting, trailer loading, penning, branding and doctoring. There will also be prizes, games, dessert auction, door draws and a concession.

The next Red Lamp Market will be held on Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. rain or shine! Open market promoting all types of vendors. Located on Railway Ave. next to the world’s largest lamp. Vendors must pre-book with Amanda at 403-741-6095.

From June 14 to July 12, the Donalda Art Gallery will be featuring a special “Canada 150: Period Costume” exhibit showcasing a variety of different uniforms, dresses, and clothes from the past. This is a great chance to see some unique pieces. The Donalda Art Gallery will be open daily this summer from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On July 1, Donalda Canada Day celebrations will take place from 11 a.m. to midnight. There will be a brunch at the Lutheran Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with pie and coffee at the Drop-In from noon to 4 p.m. There will also be hotdogs, pop, floats and ice-cream at the Big Lamp from noon to 4 p.m.

Children’s games will be held beside the library from 1 to 4 p.m., with Bouncy House at the Big Lamp starting at 1 p.m.

The Red Lamp Market will be on from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the parade begins at 4 p.m. There will also be a roast beef dinner by Mad Catering at the Drop-In from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Live auction on the stage by the Big Lamp will begin at 7 p.m. Also, live band “Retired Night Riders” will be on stage by the Big Lamp from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., with the fireworks starting at 11:30 p.m. Be sure to come out and enjoy all that Donalda has to offer this Canada Day.

Birthday wishes this week go out to Mennie Sta Cruz, Trent Sehlstrom, Tyler Dietrich, Mercedez Rasmussen, KC Bugayong, Kinsley Sideritsch, Gary Blouin, Matthew McIntosh, Haylie Renschler, Mickey Jaffray, Brendan Kneeland, Emma Erickson, Jacob Weinzierl, and Weston Shepherd. Happy birthday to all.


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