Upcoming Events

July 2016

  • Altered Shapes: ARC Creative Studios Thursday July 7, 2016 to Wednesday August 31, 2016 - noon - 4pm, ARC Creative Studios
    We are volunteer run and will be open on Fridays from noon - 4pm. See our facebook page if you wish to request a visit.
  • NB International Street Performer Festival Friday July 29, 2016 to Sunday July 31, 2016 - Fri. 4 - 8 pm, Sat. 11 - 8 pm, Sun. 11 - 6 pm, Downtown North Battleford
    North Battleford is excited to announce that the 3rd Annual International Street Performer Festival will be held in the streets of Downtown North Battleford on July 29th, 30th, and 31st 2016. Over those dates, our community will be home to an amazing group of international performers, where the audience is asked to 'drop their schedules' for a unique experience. This is the first-ever event of its kind in the province. The event is free to attend, and absolutely fun! If you missed this amazing experience over the past two years, then you will not want to miss us this year. It will be our best yet, and biggest year ever with more artists and vendors. Our motto is "Fun and Free", join us to experience why! For the full artist list and all information please visit www.nbstreetfest.com.
  • Cole Knutson & Jaya Hoy - concert Sunday July 31, 2016 - Starts at 3:00 pm, 3rd Avenue United Church
    There will be a concert July 31 at 3 p.m. at the 3rd Avenue United Church featuring local musician Cole Knutson with his mentor, Jaya Hoy. Cole Knutson is currently entering his third year of a Bachelor of Music in Saxophone Performance, studying with Allen Harrington, while maintaining a minor degree in piano. In the fall of 2015 he was a finalist in University of Manitoba Concerto Competition, and was the sole pianist that made it to the final round of the competition. His aim is to achieve a Master of Music Degree in Collaborative Piano in Europe after his studies in Winnipeg. As an ensemble musician he leads the University of Manitoba Saxophone Quartet, frequently performing as a continuo player in numerous Early Music Ensembles in Winnipeg, and frequently performs chamber works as a saxophonist and pianist. He is currently is the principal saxophonist of The University of Manitoba Wind Ensemble, and has served as the principal saxophonist in the Saskatchewan Honour Band from 2011-2013, as well as principal saxophonist in the 2014 Denis Wick Canadian Wind Orchestra, saxophonist in The National Youth Band of Canada 2013-2016; three of those four years serving as principal saxophonist, and most recently served as co-principal saxophonist in The World Youth Wind Orchestra performing with some of the finest young musicians 17-27 across the world in San Jose California in the summer of 2015. He has had the privilege to work closely with artists such as: Frank Ticheli, David Maslanka, John Mackey, Janina Fialkowska, Elly Ameling, and Dean Larson to name a few. Summer 2017, Cole will be touring as a collaborative pianist in eight countries within Europe with internationally renowned trombonist Clara Daly Donnellan. This concert will feature Knutson as a soloist on piano and saxophone. He will be performing standard pieces in the classical repertoire and will be joined on stage with his mentor Jaya Hoy as my duet partner and accompanist for a few selections. Admission: general $20, senior $15.

August 2016

  • Mache Mondays Monday August 1, 2016 to Monday August 29, 2016 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, Allen Sapp Gallery
    Every Monday in August. Come get messy while you create with paper mache. Cost: $50 +GST/person. Ages 8 to 12 (7 and under accompanied by adult). To register (306) 445-1760.
  • Water Colour Painting Basics Tuesday August 2, 2016 to Tuesday August 30, 2016 - Ages 8 - 14: 1-3pm Ages 15 - Adult: 6-8pm, Chapel Gallery
    Tuesdays in August. Ages 8 - 14 at 1pm - 3pm Ages 15 - Adult at 6pm - 8pm Cost: $150 + GST - Materials Supplied Register by July 25th Minimum 8 registrants required. This class will be a fun, hands-on experience on how to mix colour and develop elements of design through the use of colour. Participants will experiment with different water colour applications and techniques. To register: sapp2@accesscomm.ca or (306) 445-1760 The Chapel Gallery is located at 891 - 99th St., North Battleford.
  • Live at Lunch - concert series Wednesday August 3, 2016 - 11:45 - 1:00 pm, Central Park
    Every 2nd Wednesday, join in at Central Park from 11:45 - 1:00 pm for live music. August 3rd features Beer League. For more info call (306) 481-6243.