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Happenings on Sir Winston Churchill Square

January and February 2018

Weekend Public Skate

Happenings staff will be at the City Hall plaza rink providing free skate rentals every Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4:00 pm. The plaza rink is open during favourable weather conditions, please call 311 for updates.

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Swing 'n' Skate

Jump and Jive at City Hall! Local bands bring the swing with live jazz and big band music every Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm during January and February. The Sugar Swing dancers will be on hand to teach you a new step or two. This free event is fun for all ages!

January 7 - The Emeralds
January 14 - The Seven Deadly Syncopators
January 21 - Cosmopolitan Music Society Jazz Orchestra
January 28 - Swing Manouche
February 4 - Joel Gray and the Dixieland Allstars with Rollanda Lee
February 11 - Them Hot Olives
February 18 - The Rhythm Gunners of the Royal Canadian Artillery Band
February 19 - C Jam Big Band *Family Day special event*
February 25 - The Don Berner Big Band

The live music will be broadcast outdoors for your enjoyment while skating on the plaza. Free skate rentals are available on a first come, first serve basis. The plaza rink is open during favourable weather conditions, please call 311 for updates.

City Hall is a great destination for families. Located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, City Hall is easily accessible by public transit and offers heated underground parking. Public washrooms are available inside and food establishments are close by.


>> Click here to watch Shaw TV's highlight of Swing 'n' Skate... 

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The Edmonton Arts Council (EAC), in partnership with the City of Edmonton, programs activity and event Happenings in Sir Winston Churchill Square for casual and day-to-day public use between major festivals and civic events.

Since August 2011, EAC Churchill Square Happenings programmer, Bob Rasko, has produced a diverse schedule of offerings open to the public including: Sunday Swing 'n Skate, Live at Lunch, CypherWild and Zumba on the Square.

Getting there: Sir Winston Churchill Square is easily accessible by bus and LRT.  Visit www.takeETS.com for route and schedule information.   


EAC Churchill Square Programmer - Bob Rasko:  brasko@edmontonarts.ca 

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