Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 22, 2019
Easter Monday - Office Closed
Time: All Day
Location: Civic Cultural Centre | 5018 Waghorn Street

The Town and FCSS offices are closed on April 19 - April 22.

Abbey Centre Holiday Hours:

April 19 | 11am - 5pm

April 22 | 11am - 5pm

Solid WASTE AND Recycling will remain as scheduled.

Happy Easter from all of us!

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Clean Up Blackfalds April 28 - May 11
Time: 12:00 am

Pitch In and help clean up the community.
Supplies will be provided. Please register at FCSS, 5016 Waghorn St.

See Clean Up Blackfalds 2019 poster for details.

For more information call 403.600.9066 or email fcss@blackfalds.com

Volunteer Firefighters Awareness Week April 28 - May 4
Time: All Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Youth Week May 1 - 7
Time: All Day

National Youth Week is a week dedicated to the celebration of youth and their active participation in their community. Whether it is recreation, drama, sport, dance, civic engagement, art, volunteerism or leadership, everyday young people are involved in meaningful activities during their discretionary time. National Youth Week is a time to honour their involvement!

See Youth Week May 1 - 7 Schedule of Activities.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
2019 Youth Recognition Event
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Community Centre | 4810 Womacks Rd

2019 Youth Recognition Night

This is your moment! Get dressed in your best and help the Town of Blackfalds celebrate the community's youth volunteers. Youth are an important part of the volunteer community and it is their time to shine as we recognize them for their hard work and contributions to various Town of Blackfalds special events, community programs, organizations and groups.

Join us for this special evening as we spotlight our youth volunteers at Centre Stage.

RSVP to volunteer@blackfalds.com by April 22, 2019.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Blackfalds Got Talent Auditions
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Blackfalds Community Centre

Do you have what it takes?

We know Blackfalds residents have talent and we want to see it! The Town will be hosting its first ever talent show during the 2019 Blackfalds Days celebrations in June and we are holding auditions.

Join us on May 7, 2019 at the Blackfalds Community Centre from 5PM-7PM and show us what you got.

Selected performers will be welcomed back for the final round on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Abbey Centre as we crown our first ever Blackfalds Got Talent winner.

We are open to any family friendly talent.

Note: You will be required to bring your own equipment (musical instrument, props etc.).

Please register here. When registering, please indicate what type of talent you will be performing.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Personal Preparedness Workshop
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Multi-Purpose Room | Blackfalds Community Centre | 4810 Womacks Road

Are you prepared to protect yourself and your family in the event of a disaster?

Learn what to do by participating in a personal preparedness workshop
You can learn:

  • How to determine the risks in your community
  • About the different types of disasters that can affect you
  • How to assemble an emergency preparedness kit
  • How to develop an emergency evacuation plan

Please register through FCSS, 5016 Waghorn St. or email fcss@blackfalds.com

 

Saturday, May 11, 2019
Mother's Day Tea
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Blackfalds Community Centre | 4810 Womacks Road

A party just for her!

Help us celebrate our mothers by joining us for Mother's Day Tea. Tea and traditional "High Tea" treats will be served and each child will get to create a special Mother's Day gift for mom!

$7/person

Tickets on sale at the Abbey Centre starting March 15.

Monday, May 13-17, 2019
Spring Clean - Up
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Town of Blackfalds

It's that time of year again!The Town of Blackfalds is holding the annual Spring Clean Up – Electronics and Paint Round Up – May 13 to 17.

The Public Works Department picks up & disposes of unwanted furniture and appliances for no charge each spring.

Residents must call the Town Office at 403.885.4677 on or before May 10 to register items and have them out by May 13.

Please place all items for disposal on the edge of your property. Items inside your property can not be picked up.

  • Please sort items into piles of wood, metal, dry rubble, paint, oil, hazardous waste, furniture and appliances (those with Freon require a special permit - contact the Town for more information).
  • Grass, sod and compost must be bagged or put in a manageable container.
  • Clean up is intended for household and yard


Unregistered items left out will not be removed.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Public Hearing: Land Use Bylaw (1234/19) Amendment
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Council Chambers | Level 2 | Civic Cultural Centre | 5018 Waghorn Street

Town Council has given first reading to By-law No. 1234/19, for the purpose of amending the Land Use By-law. The map below shows the lot @ 5012 Wilson Street to be re-designated from R-1L (Single Family Large Lot) to R-2 (Residential Multiple Family) as per the Land Use Bylaw.

A copy of the proposed By-laws and all public documents applicable to the proposed By-law may be inspected at the Town Office during regular office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mondays to Fridays. 

There will be a Public Hearing in Council Chambers of the Municipal Office, 5018 Waghorn Street, Blackfalds, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 commencing at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of receiving comments from any interested parties on the proposed By-Law amendments.

Any person present at the Public Hearing wishing to make a presentation will be given the opportunity to do so.  If unable to attend the Hearing, a person can submit written comments no later than 12:00 p.m. Wednesday May 8, 2019.

For further information, please contact the Planning and Development Manager at (403) 885-6237.

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Sunday, May 19, 2019
Public Works Week May 19 - 25
Time: 12:00 am

Public works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and to the public health, high quality of life and well-being of the people of Blackfalds.

Monday, May 20, 2019
Public Works Week May 19 - 25
Time: 12:00 am

Public works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and to the public health, high quality of life and well-being of the people of Blackfalds.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Public Works Week May 19 - 25
Time: 12:00 am

Public works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and to the public health, high quality of life and well-being of the people of Blackfalds.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Public Works Week May 19 - 25
Time: 12:00 am

Public works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and to the public health, high quality of life and well-being of the people of Blackfalds.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Public Works Week May 19 - 25
Time: 12:00 am

Public works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and to the public health, high quality of life and well-being of the people of Blackfalds.

Don't Worry Bee Happy
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Blackfalds Community Centre | 4810 Womacks Road

Join Blackfalds FCSS, Kids Konnection Licensed Family Day Home and Blackfalds Parent Link and let your worries melt away!

Adults 50+ and families with young children are invited to celebrate spring with the Bees, plus crafts, stories, snacks and plant your own Bee flower garden!

This event is Free.

Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Friday, May 24, 2019
Public Works Week May 19 - 25
Time: 12:00 am

Public works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and to the public health, high quality of life and well-being of the people of Blackfalds.

Saturday, May 25, 2019
Public Works Week May 19 - 25
Time: 12:00 am

Public works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and to the public health, high quality of life and well-being of the people of Blackfalds.

Community Garage Sale
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Various addresses

Time to start your spring cleaning and sell your treasured at the 19th annual Community Garage Sale!

Starting April 1, 2019, register your address by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday May 22.
Call 403.885.4677 or email events@blackfalds.com.

Garage sale addresses will be listed here on May 23.

Sunday, May 26, 2019
Curbside Give Away
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Place items on the edge of your property and mark them FREE.
Please remove any items left at the end of the day.

Thursday, May 30, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Saturday, June 1, 2019
Community Info Fair & Mighty Machines
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

We invite residents and their families to learn about services available.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Seniors Week Celebration
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Ellis Bird Farm | 39502 Range Rd 260 | Lacombe County, AB

Join us to visit the Ellis Bird Farm for a walking tour, tea and pie and then explore the park on your own.

Bus leaves the Multi-Plex at 1pm and will depart Ellis Bird Farm at 3:30pm.

Email fcss@blackfalds.com or call 403.600.9066 to secure your spot.

Register early as space is limited!

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Bike Rodeo
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Bicycle Safety Workshop for Blackfalds Youth

FREE Activities include:
• Bicycle Safety Training
• Helmet & Bicycle Inspection
• Safety Practice
• BBQ
• Prizes and more!

To volunteer or for info contact cpo@blackfalds.com

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Thursday, June 13, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Friday, June 14, 2019
Blackfalds Days
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Blackfalds Days
Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Blackfalds Days Parade 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate Blackfalds Days with us featuring lots of food, entertainment, music and fun for the whole family!

Sign up to be part of the parade!

The annual Blackfalds Days Parade's theme "Small Town, Big Dreams," celebrates that dreaming big will make wishes come true! Please fill out the Parade Entry Form and submit no later than 4:30 p.m. on May 24, 2019.

A detailed schedule is in the works! Check back here or follow our Facebook page for up to the minute information.

#blackfaldsdays #myBlackfalds #visitblackfalds

#VolunteerBlackfalds

Join the fun and Volunteer at the many activities during Blackfalds Days. Download the Volunteer Application form and drop off at the FCSS office at 5016 Waghorn St or email volunteer@blackfalds.com.

Sunday, June 16, 2019
Blackfalds Days
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Friday, June 21, 2019
Tutty Pond Grand Opening
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Tutty Pond | Blackfalds Crossing | Broadway Ave

You are invited to join us to celebrate the opening of the Tutty Pond Park. The site, thanks to the Tutty family, was created for public enjoyment and integration of the trail system to assist in trail connectivity northward towards Town center.

Come and bring the family and attend the ceremonial ribbon cutting and enjoy delicious BBQ afterwards.

More details to come!

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Summer Culture Series 2019: Stiletto
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd.

Come and check out our featured dance band, playing all current Top 40 covers.

Monday, July 1, 2019
Canada Day
Time: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Summer Culture Series 2019: TriXtan Circus Show
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd.

The Circus is coming to town featuring hoop, poi and staff spinning plus aerial acts.

Saturday, July 6, 2019
Abbey Centre Super Kids Triathlon
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

The Abbey Centre and Triathlon Alberta is proud to present the Super Kids Triathlon at the Abbey Centre on July 6, 2019.

Does your child like to run, swim or bike? Sign your kids up for this great first step, non-timed, non-competitive kids event of the year! 

  • Avengers Ages 5-7
    25 m swim, 1 km bike, 500 m run
  • Justice League Ages 8-12 50 m swim, 2 km bike, 1 km run

Register online starting May 1 at bit.ly/SuperKids2019.
(Sorry, no in-house registration)     

Registrants will require an active TriAB membership number and can be purchased at the time of registration. 

Interested in sponsoring the event? Contact Carol Simpson at 403.885.0122.

SuperKids Sponsorship Poster (PDF)

Monday, July 8, 2019
Kids & Kops
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kids & Kops is a fun interactive camp filled with tons of police related activities.

In partnership with Lacombe Police & Blackfalds RCMP, Big Brothers Big Sisters offers this police mentoring camp for youth ages 8 – 11 years of age for Lacombe, County & Blackfalds residents. Activities include a crime scene investigation, police scenarios, field trips and much more! Each camper will receive a T-shirt, snacks and lunches with their camp tuition. Cost $175 per camper. Activities days are split between Blackfalds & Lacombe.

We are unable to take repeat campers at this time.

To register email lacombe@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Kids & Kops
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kids & Kops is a fun interactive camp filled with tons of police related activities.

In partnership with Lacombe Police & Blackfalds RCMP, Big Brothers Big Sisters offers this police mentoring camp for youth ages 8 – 11 years of age for Lacombe, County & Blackfalds residents. Activities include a crime scene investigation, police scenarios, field trips and much more! Each camper will receive a T-shirt, snacks and lunches with their camp tuition. Cost $175 per camper. Activities days are split between Blackfalds & Lacombe.

We are unable to take repeat campers at this time.

To register email lacombe@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Kids & Kops
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kids & Kops is a fun interactive camp filled with tons of police related activities.

In partnership with Lacombe Police & Blackfalds RCMP, Big Brothers Big Sisters offers this police mentoring camp for youth ages 8 – 11 years of age for Lacombe, County & Blackfalds residents. Activities include a crime scene investigation, police scenarios, field trips and much more! Each camper will receive a T-shirt, snacks and lunches with their camp tuition. Cost $175 per camper. Activities days are split between Blackfalds & Lacombe.

We are unable to take repeat campers at this time.

To register email lacombe@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Kids & Kops
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kids & Kops is a fun interactive camp filled with tons of police related activities.

In partnership with Lacombe Police & Blackfalds RCMP, Big Brothers Big Sisters offers this police mentoring camp for youth ages 8 – 11 years of age for Lacombe, County & Blackfalds residents. Activities include a crime scene investigation, police scenarios, field trips and much more! Each camper will receive a T-shirt, snacks and lunches with their camp tuition. Cost $175 per camper. Activities days are split between Blackfalds & Lacombe.

We are unable to take repeat campers at this time.

To register email lacombe@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Summer Culture Series 2019: Paul Isaak, World Famous Comedian & Juggler
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Features fire juggling & famous Saran Wrap Escape ®

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Summer Culture Series 2019: iPlay Game Trailer, Video Game Sports Challenge
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | 4500 Womacks Rd

35-foot limousine style trailer for up to 28 people to play together.

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Summer Culture Series 2019: Calfskit presents Robin Hood
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd.

Classic children's story flipped around based off audience participation.

Thursday, August 1, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Summer Culture Series 2019: 9 Second Ride
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Have a stomping good time with this  Red Deer based band focusing on country and classic rock.

Thursday, August 8, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Summer Culture Series 2019: The Two Bit Bandits
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | 4500 Womacks Rd
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Summer Culture Series 2019: The Zoo
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | 4500 Womacks Rd
Friday, August 16, 2019
RCMP Musical Ride
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: TBA

***This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Food Bank***

The RCMP Musical Ride is coming to Blackfalds!

World renowned, the RCMP Musical Ride is performed by a full troop of 32 riders and their horses. Their performance consists of intricate figures and drills choreographed to music. These movements demand the utmost control, timing and coordination.

More details to come.

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Summer Culture Series 2019: Kyle Key, The Magician
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | 4500 Womacks Rd
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Weekly Summer Community Market
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena parking lot, 5302 Broadway Ave.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com 

Summer Culture Series 2019: Mr. Zed Science Show
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | 4500 Womacks Rd
Monday, September 9, 2019
Community Info Expo
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Abbey Centre Field House | 4500 Womacks Rd
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Family Fun Fest
Time: 1:00 pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Winter Warmth Fall Fundraiser
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, October 6, 2019
Fire Prevention Week
Time: All Day
Monday, October 7, 2019
Fire Prevention Week
Time: All Day
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Fire Prevention Week
Time: All Day
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Fire Prevention Week
Time: All Day
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Fire Prevention Week
Time: All Day
Friday, October 11, 2019
Fire Prevention Week
Time: All Day
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Fire Prevention Week
Time: All Day
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Business of the Year Awards
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Blackfalds Community Centre | 4810 Womacks Road
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Fall Market
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Abbey Centre, 4500 Womacks Rd.

This event is hosted by the Blackfalds Community Market.

For more information and vendor registration, please email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com