• Art Waves West

    ArtWaves West is a creative haven on the prairies! The ArtWaves workshops are held annually in London, Ontario and Olds, Alberta.

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  • Oldstoberfest returns to Olds this weekend!

    The third weekend of September in Olds has the community putting on their Bavarian Best with the annual Oldstoberfest Rodeo & Biergarten!

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  • Olds Fashioned Christmas & Kiwanis Village

    With Olds Fashioned Christmas and the Kiwanis Village Olds creates a wonderful Christmas season with so much to do.

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  • Community Showcase is Ready to Roll!

    On Thursday September 5 the Olds Sportsplex will be a-buzz with activity as Olds Institute once again hosts the annual Community Showcase! With some requests that came in, we decided to set up a small demonstration area on the floor, as well as making a space available in “The Fishbowl” overlooking the Auxiliary Ice surface.  […]

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  • Lunch & Learns at Everything Olds

    Everything Olds is offering FREE lunch & learns in the board room. These are great opportunities to learn some great skills in entrepreneurship and running a small business. There is one session in September, October, November and December. All sessions start at noon and are FREE.

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  • Oldstoberfest

    Oldstoberfest Rodeo and Concerts are occurring on September 13th and 14th! With Rodeo action both days and headliners April Wine, Dan Davidson and Eric Ethridge.

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  • Community Showcase

    The Community Showcase returns to the Sportsplex on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Come see what Olds and area has to offer for programs, volunteer opportunities, activities and events!

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  • Food Truck Wednesday

    Come to The Brick parking lot on July 28th from 11:30 am-6:30 pm for the Food Truck Wednesday!!

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  • Women of Excellence Olds

    Congratulations to Doreen Bergum on winning the Lifetime Achievement Award!

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  • National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebrations

    Come celebrate National indigenous Day at Centennial Park Olds! June 18, 2019, will be packed full of learning, celebration, performances, food, culture and more! Schedule for the day 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Children’s Crafts – Open Forum with Craft Sessions every 30 minutes (schedule will be emailed to Eventbrite registrants) 9:00 AM – […]

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  • Summer Oldstice 2019

    Come join the fun in Uptowne Olds on June 15th to the Summer Oldstice Festival! Tons of fun for the full family all day long! This is one event you definitely do not want to miss!

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  • Walk for Common Ground

    You are invited to come participate, either by joining the walk, through prayer, or joining in the Talking Circle the evening of June 10. On June 10, Walk for Common Ground will leave Bowden at 9 am and continue their journey to Olds. Evening activities and a Talking Circle with the walkers will take place […]

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  • #FTW

    CALLING ALL FOODIES!!! Everything Olds has partnered with Food off the Grid to introduce Food Truck Wednesday.  Starting on May 22nd, followed by every 3rd Wednesday, food trucks will be gathering in The Brick parking lot starting at 11 am till 7 pm! This is a great chance to get together with friends and family […]

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  • Alberta Election April 16

    Election day is Tuesday April 16, 2019 The Advance Poll Days are: Tuesday, April 9 Wednesday, April 10 Thursday, April 11 Friday, April 12 Saturday, April 13 MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT: https://www.elections.ab.ca/current-election-information/ AB Elections phone number is:   1-877-422-8683 To be eligible to vote, you must be: a Canadian citizen at least 18 years […]

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  • 3 simple questions…

    Answer three short questions and you can enter to win $100 Uptowne Olds Bucks to spend at selected retailers in Olds! Draw to be made March 12.  

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  • New! Spring Community Showcase

    Regularly held every September, this event is an annual Information and Registration Night, giving newcomers an introduction into the community. All local area residents have the opportunity to sign up for classes, lessons, workshops and find volunteer opportunities in the community. For 2019, Olds Institute / Everything Olds is hosting a showcase on February 12 […]

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  • Everything Olds is new again

    Community information portal site has a fresh look One of the challenges with information and technology is keeping up with ever-evolving changes and dynamics. Olds Institute embraced that challenge as it gave its community directory and information platform website, EverythingOlds.ca, a modern new look. “It’s more than just appearance, although that is an attractive feature […]

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  • Summertime Central Alberta Adventures

    Summer brings great weather and with it, the promise of fantastic adventures spent in the great outdoors. It’s time to leave your worries behind and take in the majestic wonders of Central Alberta. There’s plenty of thrills to find, but the first step is getting out of the house and into the wild. So with […]

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  • Share your SMART IDEA

    On January 31, a number of people from the community gathered to discuss what they envision for the future of Olds, and how we can leverage our technological advantage to propel us into a future that creates a community in which we all thrive and prosper. We’re not done yet. We want YOUR input on […]

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  • Adjusting to new realities: The Roger Brooks Webinars

    I consider myself a real writer and real writers don’t write social media or use buzz words like “organic”, “drill down”, and “synergy”.  For me, anything trendy is akin to ipecac—vomit inducing.  I worked hard in University; I studied the classics and the canonized.  Real writers conform to literary devices and genre formulas.  I taught […]

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  • Welcome Home

    Jennifer Rabchak: “The reason we moved to Olds was because we were interested in the opportunities that the high school offered, but we still wanted to live in a small town. I was nervous making the decision to move to Olds. The school seemed awesome and shiny and new and looked great on paper, but […]

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  • The Battle You Don’t Fight Alone

    Ashley Parker Clarke “Unless you knew me then, I doubt you’d guess it now. I felt like I was sinking. I was tired all the time. I frequently had a headache, or a sore throat, or some other minor ailment. It might have been in my head. It might not have been. It still made […]

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  • Campus Alberta Central

    Get your college education in your own community! Olds College Programs Online Delivery with local support • Accommodation Guest Services Certificate • Accommodation Management Certificate • Agricultural & Heavy Equipment Technician Certificate • Pre-apprenticeship Exam Training • Rural Finance & Entrepreneurship Certificate • Tourism Business & Services Management Certificate • Veterinary Medical Receptionist Certificate For […]

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