Special Events


Highlands Through The Ages

May 11, 2016. 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Highlands School Library. 115095 – 62 St.

Holes In The Ground, A Historical Overview of a Century of Dinosaur Hunting in Alberta:
Explore the palaeontology of Edmonton with an early history of dinosaur digging in the area and then follow through to today’s digging at the Danek Bonebed in the MacTaggart Wildlife sanctuary with Clive Coy, Chief Technician, Dinosaur Paleobiology, Dept. Biological Sciences, University of Alberta.

FREE of charge. Please pre-register by phoning Mrs. Graham at Highlands School: 780-479-4206. Seating is limited.

 

June 15, 2016. 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Highlands School Library. 115095 – 62 St.

Mammoth Teeth and Bison Horns: Exploring the Ice Age in Edmonton:
Sand and gravel deposits near Edmonton have produced one of the largest records of Ice Age fossils known from the province. The Royal Alberta Museum has been collecting and acquiring these remains for over two decades. Collectively, the recovered bits and pieces of Ice Age fossils inform us about an Edmonton that was different from our own, where mammoths and extinct lions roamed. This presentation by Dr. Chris Jass, the Curator, Quaternary Palaeontology, Royal Alberta Museum.

FREE of charge. Please pre-register by phoning Mrs. Graham at Highlands School: 780-479-4206. Seating is limited.

 

September 14, 2016. 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Highlands School Library. 115095 – 62 St.

Precontact Archaeology of the Edmonton Area: Otinow, a place where everyone came:
Archaeological evidence indicates that Indigenous people used this area along the North Saskatchewan River for more than 5000 years. Learn about some of the key archaeological evidence that points to a long, consistent pattern of Indigenous hunting, camping, and utilization of the diverse resources offered by the river valley. Presentation by Dr. Caroline Hudecek-Cuffe Parklands Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of Alberta.

FREE of charge. Please pre-register by phoning Mrs. Graham at Highlands School: 780-479-4206. Seating is limited.

 

HHS Annual Open House

July 9, 2016. 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Mitchell House. 6128 Ada Blvd.

The HHS’s Annual Open House will be held at the beautiful Mitchell House. If you’ve wondered about what’s inside that turret, now is your chance to find out. The cost is $10/person. Would you like to attend for free? Become a volunteer by helping out at this event. Join the HHS Board for pizza after! It’s a lot of fun and you get to meet new neighbors. Please call Laurel Erickson for more information at (780) 471-3931.

 

 


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