Terry Barber, world-renowned performer, will be coming to the Stage North stage at the Legacy Centre on Thursday, January 14. He’ll be singing the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Two men who call themselves ‘paranormal’ researchers were in Slave Lake recently looking into a local legend. Chad Lewis and Kevin Nelson, from southern Wisconsin, also visited Wabasca and Athabasca to investigate several historic ‘wihtikow’ or windigo tales.
Terry Drewniak, from Slave Lake, started making group costumes for the whole family after they went to Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo in 2013. He’s been making them ever since.
Once again, Slave Lake hosted the Arctic Winter Games tryouts for Team Alberta North.
Tryouts were November 22 and 23. The 2020 Arctic Winter Games will be in March in Whitehorse, Yukon.
All 18 students from AB Taekwondo received a medal at a championship in Edmonton.
AB Taekwondo is one of two Taekwondo ‘dojangs’, studios, in Slave Lake. Students from six years old to adults competed at the tournament.
‘Where to turn’ is the theme of this year’s Family Violence Prevention Month. Northern Haven Support Society board has two events in November. It is launching an ongoing campaign called Slave Lake Speaks Out and has a purple Christmas tree at the Christmas Craft Sale to collect gifts for the women and children in the shelter.
Boxing entertainment is back in Slave Lake this weekend with the Alberta Diamond Belt event. Hosted by the Slave Lake Boxing Club, and taking place at the Slave Lake Inn, the card promises some good amateur boxing – some of it involving local talent.
Tanya Dixon, the activities coordinator at the seniors’ lodge in Slave Lake, tells The Leader when community groups come and do things with the residents, it is a pretty big deal.
In a sharing circle after a blanket exercise, several people commented that enacting history in the role of an Indigenous North American had a greater impact than reading or studying about injustices.