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St Albert Lit Crawl in Celebration of Alberta Arts Award Gala Weekend

In celebration of the St. Albert Lieutenant Governor General Awards Gala Weekend, ArtiCulture presents: The Lit Crawl
on Saturday April 9th in St. Albert.

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Edmonton’s First Annual Volunteer Fair at WEM on April 16, 2011

Volunteer Edmonton, in partnership with West Edmonton Mall and the City of Edmonton, is inviting nonprofit organizations to participate in a one-of-a-kind volunteer recruitment event on Saturday, April 16, 2011 in celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 10-16). The Edmonton Volunteer Fair will feature 100 different nonprofit organizations presenting their volunteer opportunities.

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Non Fiction Writing Workshop with Timothy Taylor in Edmonton on March 18, 2011

Giller Award Winner, Timothy Taylor was so well received last year, he’s coming back by the request of Canadian Author Association members. His new book the Blue Light Project is coming out March 2011.

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CPRS Edmonton March PD Luncheon: Communicating in a Complex Public Policy Environment

The Canadian Public Relations Association Edmonton branch presents: Communicating in a complex public policy environment with Lee Funke, Director, Public Affairs Bureau, Government of Alberta on March 24 at the Westin Hotel.

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Submission Deadline for Edmonton Poetry Festival is April 8, 2011.

The Edmonton Poetry Festival, set to run April 25 to May 1, 2011, is inviting submissions to their lineup until April 8, 2011.  Poet about town Adam Snider will launch a new blog for the festival on April 1. According to the festival’s website, “He’ll be keepin’ it real with personal updates and plenty of poetic commentary.  Stay hip, and stay tuned!”

See the 2011 festival schedule at www.edmontonpoetryfestival.com/?s=schedule

 

Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)

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