West of 60 Excursions

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Stony Plain excursion 5 July 2017

Stony Plain excursion 5 July 2017

On 5 July 2017 a busload of West of  60-ers traveled to Stony Plain. The first stop was for  tour of the Rehoboth Christian Ministries facilities, including seeing some of its clients being helped. Next came a guided bus tour of a dozen or more of the town's 35 large...

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Reynolds Museum trip 31 May 2017

Reynolds Museum trip 31 May 2017

A busload of West of 60-ers traveled to Wetaskiwin on Wednesday 31 May for lunch at the  Huckleberry Café and a guided tour of the Reynolds Alberta Museum, one of 19 provincially owned and operated museums and historical sites. It opened in 1992, with a core...

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West of 60 at EWMC

West of 60 at EWMC

On Friday 17 February about 40 people, mostly members at West End, visited the Edmonton Waste Management Centre, at Aurum Road just of the northeast leg of the Anthony Henday. The Centre occupies 200 hectares of land and employs about 500 people. It handles all waste...

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West of 60 to Neerlandia

West of 60 to Neerlandia

On 22 September 2016 a busload of 'West of 60’ers’ traveled to Neerlandia and Fort Assiniboine. Local tour guide George Visser, accompanied by his wife Florence, enlightened the group about Neerlandia’s early settler history and the history and current status of...

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West of 60 at Rosebud

West of 60 at Rosebud

On August 25 and 26 "West of 60" went on another Alberta Road Trip. Thirty-nine people boarded the bus to go to Drumheller, stopping in Linden, Alberta for coffee and home made pies. After checking into our hotel we journeyed to the Rosebud Theatre for supper and...

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West of 60 at Ukrainian Village

West of 60 at Ukrainian Village

On 16 June 2016 some 30 members of West End CRC, along with some friends, traveled by bus to the Ukrainian Village Cultural Centre to experience first-hand something of the lives of early Ukrainian immigrant settlers in Alberta. Click on this link to see a series of...

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WestOf60 Outing 12 August 2015

WestOf60 Outing 12 August 2015

On Wednesday 12 August, 27 members of the West of 60 group travelled to nearby St. Albert for a tour led by long-time resident Jackie Selles. We toured a botanic park, a grain elevator, the Father Lacombe chapel, enjoyed a Ukrainian lunch, and watched Willie Renema making a baptismal bowl.

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Big Valley Train Tour

Big Valley Train Tour

On 9 July, 54 members and guests of the West of 60 group travelled by coach to Stettler where they boarded the Alberta Prairie train for a 2-hour ride to Big Valley. It was quite an adventure as the train was robbed by bandits along the way! In Big Valley we enjoyed a roast beef dinner and strolled through the old time town. A relaxing train ride back to Stettler was narrated by the sheriff.

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