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Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Earth Day 2021
Time: All Day

Each year, the Earth Day campaign aims to raise awareness among as many citizens and organizations across the country as possible and to encourage people to take action.

We invite citizens to take care of the planet through simple and beneficial gestures for the environment.

Together, let's take action: visit our "I take care of the planet" page and discover what you can do to adopt environmentally friendly behaviors.

Share your gesture on social networks with the #ITakeCareOfThePlanet

Friday, April 30, 2021
City Nature Challenge
Time: All Day

This international community science event is organized by the California Academy of Sciences and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and it will occur over the weekend of April 30th 2021- May 3rd 2021.

City Nature Challenge is a free event encouraging current and aspiring community scientists, nature and science fans, and people of all ages and education backgrounds to observe and submit pictures of biodiversity using the free mobile app iNaturalist.

Find wildlife in your home, neighborhood, backyard, or anywhere else! It can be any wild plant, animal, fungi, slime mold, or any other evidence of life, such as scat, fur, tracks, shells, or carcasses. Take pictures of what you find using iNaturalist.

From Friday, April 30 to Monday, May 3, participants can upload their observations to the app, with identifications happening from Tuesday, May 4 to Sunday, May 9. Final results will be announced on Monday, May 10.   

Download the iNaturalist Google App

Download iNaturalist at the App Store

 

Saturday, May 1, 2021
City Nature Challenge
Time: All Day

This international community science event is organized by the California Academy of Sciences and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and it will occur over the weekend of April 30th 2021- May 3rd 2021.

City Nature Challenge is a free event encouraging current and aspiring community scientists, nature and science fans, and people of all ages and education backgrounds to observe and submit pictures of biodiversity using the free mobile app iNaturalist.

Find wildlife in your home, neighborhood, backyard, or anywhere else! It can be any wild plant, animal, fungi, slime mold, or any other evidence of life, such as scat, fur, tracks, shells, or carcasses. Take pictures of what you find using iNaturalist.

From Friday, April 30 to Monday, May 3, participants can upload their observations to the app, with identifications happening from Tuesday, May 4 to Sunday, May 9. Final results will be announced on Monday, May 10.   

Download the iNaturalist Google App

Download iNaturalist at the App Store

 

Sunday, May 2, 2021
City Nature Challenge
Time: All Day

This international community science event is organized by the California Academy of Sciences and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and it will occur over the weekend of April 30th 2021- May 3rd 2021.

City Nature Challenge is a free event encouraging current and aspiring community scientists, nature and science fans, and people of all ages and education backgrounds to observe and submit pictures of biodiversity using the free mobile app iNaturalist.

Find wildlife in your home, neighborhood, backyard, or anywhere else! It can be any wild plant, animal, fungi, slime mold, or any other evidence of life, such as scat, fur, tracks, shells, or carcasses. Take pictures of what you find using iNaturalist.

From Friday, April 30 to Monday, May 3, participants can upload their observations to the app, with identifications happening from Tuesday, May 4 to Sunday, May 9. Final results will be announced on Monday, May 10.   

Download the iNaturalist Google App

Download iNaturalist at the App Store

 

Monday, May 3, 2021
City Nature Challenge
Time: All Day

This international community science event is organized by the California Academy of Sciences and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and it will occur over the weekend of April 30th 2021- May 3rd 2021.

City Nature Challenge is a free event encouraging current and aspiring community scientists, nature and science fans, and people of all ages and education backgrounds to observe and submit pictures of biodiversity using the free mobile app iNaturalist.

Find wildlife in your home, neighborhood, backyard, or anywhere else! It can be any wild plant, animal, fungi, slime mold, or any other evidence of life, such as scat, fur, tracks, shells, or carcasses. Take pictures of what you find using iNaturalist.

From Friday, April 30 to Monday, May 3, participants can upload their observations to the app, with identifications happening from Tuesday, May 4 to Sunday, May 9. Final results will be announced on Monday, May 10.   

Download the iNaturalist Google App

Download iNaturalist at the App Store

 

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Seasonal Yard Waste Program Starts
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Between the months of May and October weekly collection of yard waste also takes place on your designated collection day. Please see the Yard Waste handout for details on this service.

Yard waste must be tagged with a Yard Waste label that is visible to the driver.
Free labels will be made available at the Town Office, located in the mail box at the front doors.
If there is a shortage, please contact us at 403.885.4677

For more information, please click here. 

Friday, May 14, 2021
Community Volunteer Drive-In Movie
Time: 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: All Star Park | 4800 Leung Rd

Don’t miss our video celebration of Blackfalds Volunteers Annual Award Recipients prior to the movie starting!

Please note that due to regulations, only a max. of 150 vehicles are permitted.

Space is limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Monday, May 17, 2021
Spring Clean-Up
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Every year in May, Town crews picks up household and yard waste not typically put in the garbage. The deadline for registration this year will be May 14.

Please pre-register your items by calling 403-885-4677.
Items not registered will be the responsibility of the property owner.

For a list of guidelines, please visit

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Spring Clean-Up
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Every year in May, Town crews picks up household and yard waste not typically put in the garbage. The deadline for registration this year will be May 14.

Please pre-register your items by calling 403-885-4677.
Items not registered will be the responsibility of the property owner.

For a list of guidelines, please visit

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Spring Clean-Up
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Every year in May, Town crews picks up household and yard waste not typically put in the garbage. The deadline for registration this year will be May 14.

Please pre-register your items by calling 403-885-4677.
Items not registered will be the responsibility of the property owner.

For a list of guidelines, please visit

Thursday, May 20, 2021
Spring Clean-Up
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Every year in May, Town crews picks up household and yard waste not typically put in the garbage. The deadline for registration this year will be May 14.

Please pre-register your items by calling 403-885-4677.
Items not registered will be the responsibility of the property owner.

For a list of guidelines, please visit

Friday, May 21, 2021
Spring Clean-Up
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Every year in May, Town crews picks up household and yard waste not typically put in the garbage. The deadline for registration this year will be May 14.

Please pre-register your items by calling 403-885-4677.
Items not registered will be the responsibility of the property owner.

For a list of guidelines, please visit

Monday, May 24, 2021
Victoria Day Stat Holiday
Time: All Day
Saturday, May 29, 2021
Community Garage Sale
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Blackfalds

Sign up for the biggest garage sale in town!

Registration opens May 22.

Sunday, May 30, 2021
Curbside Give Away
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Blackfalds

Place items on the edge of your property and mark them FREE.

Please remove any items left at the end of the day!

Saturday, June 19, 2021
Blackfalds Days - Fireworks
Time: 10:00 pm

Location: All Star Park | 4800 Leung Road

Celebrate Blackfalds Days through fireworks showtime at dusk!

*In case of inclement weather - fireworks show will be hosted on July 1*

Thursday, July 1, 2021
Summer Culture Series - Canada Day Celebrations with The Klamdaggers
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Voted Red Deer's best cover bank playing everything form the 90s to now!

More information about The Klamdaggers available here.

All Summer Culture Series Schedule 2021

 

Thursday, July 8, 2021
Summer Culture Series - Blackfalds Zoo
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd
Free family entertainment every Thursday at 6:30pm

The Zoo is coming back to Blackfalds, featuring everything from reptiles to birds - plus special guests!

More information about Zoo 2 U available here.

All Summer Culture Series 2021 Schedule

Maximum 200 people at each event.
Attendees must maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres between attendees who are not from the same household. This includes when attendees are arriving and exiting the performance areas.

Thursday, July 15, 2021
Summer Culture Series - Richard Young the Magician
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd
 
Free family entertainment every Thursday at 6:30pm

Family magician with over 200 tricks and a great sense of humour!

See more information about Richard Young the Magician here

All Summer Culture Series Schedule 2021

Maximum 200 people at each event.
Attendees must maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres between attendees who are not from the same household. This includes when attendees are arriving and exiting the performance areas.

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Summer Culture Series - Calysto Steelband
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Free family entertainment every Thursday at 6:30pm

Enjoy the laid-back reggae rhythms of this famous steel pan band playing summer favourites!

See more information about the Calysto Steelband here.

All Summer Culture Series Schedule 2021

Maximum 200 people at each event.
Attendees must maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres between attendees who are not from the same household. This includes when attendees are arriving and exiting the performance areas.

Thursday, July 29, 2021
Summer Culture Series - Three Hat Circus
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Free family entertainment every Thursday at 6:30pm

Juggling, fire spinning, LED-lit props and balancing acts!

See more information about Three Hat Circus here

All Summer Culture Series Schedule 2020

Maximum 200 people at each event.
Attendees must maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres between attendees who are not from the same household. This includes when attendees are arriving and exiting the performance areas.

Thursday, August 5, 2021
Summer Culture Series - Red Deer Aboriginal Dance Troupe
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Free family entertainment every Thursday at 6:30pm

First Nations traditional dancing set to cultural singing and drumming.

See more information about the Red Deer Aboriginal Dance Troupe here

All Summer Culture Series Schedule 2021

Maximum 200 people at each event.
Attendees must maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres between attendees who are not from the same household. This includes when attendees are arriving and exiting the performance areas.

Thursday, August 12, 2021
Summer Culture Series - TBA
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

To be announced.

Free family entertainment every Thursday at 6:30pm

All Summer Culture Series Schedule 2021

Maximum 200 people at each event.
Attendees must maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres between attendees who are not from the same household. This includes when attendees are arriving and exiting the performance areas.

Thursday, August 19, 2021
Summer Culture Series - Hung Mon
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Free family entertainment every Thursday at 6:30pm

Traditional Chinese cultural drumming featuring lion dance performance.

See more information about Hung Mon here

All Summer Culture Series Schedule 2021

Maximum 200 people at each event.
Attendees must maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres between attendees who are not from the same household. This includes when attendees are arriving and exiting the performance areas.

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Summer Culture Series - Calfskit presents Jack and the Beanstalk
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Ag Society Amphitheatre | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd.

Free family entertainment every Thursday at 6:30pm

A family fairy-tale retold using improv and audience participation!

See more information about Calfskit here

All Summer Culture Series Schedule 2021

Maximum 200 people at each event.
Attendees must maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres between attendees who are not from the same household. This includes when attendees are arriving and exiting the performance areas.