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MFRC Community Events  

Morinville Coffee
The MFRC would like to invite you to join us on Thursday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre for an evening of family, community and coffee.

Stop by and get to know the Edmonton MFRC and other military families in your area while enjoying refreshments. Crafts and toys will be available for children.
We will draw for a fun prize after a short presentation.


Community Coffee
Whether you are new to the Garrison or have been here forever we invite you to join us for complimentary coffee and timbits from our local Tim Hortons while making some new friendships and catching up with MFRC staff. Stop by to enter our monthly draw!
Dates: April 25, May 30, June 27
Time: 9:00 - 11:30 am
Location: MFRC

MFRC Scrapbooking
Come enjoy a weekend of scrapbooking, socializing, and sustenance (lunch and snacks are included). Supplies are available for sale, and prizes to be won throughout the weekend.
When: Begins Friday at 6:00 pm and ends Sunday at 3:00 pm. 
Dates: May 2 to 4
Location: MFRC Fee: $40.00
Register: Open six weeks prior to event, call (780) 973-4011 ext 6300
Open to: Priority to Defence Team families, public also welcome


Bus Trip to Butterdome Craft Show 
Military Families are invited on a bus tour to the Butterdome Craft Sale.  Transportation to and from venue is provided.  Free childcare will be available at the MFRC for families experiencing a deployment at the time of this event.
Date: Saturday, May 3
Time: Depart MFRC at 9:30 am; departure time from event venue is 1:30 pm
Location: Butterdome – University of Albert Campus
Fee: $2.00 per person; $5.00 for families of three or more Participants are responsible for Craft Show Admission fees:  $7.00/adults; under 12 years FREE
Register: Call (780) 973-4011 ext 6300 to register.  Registration deadline is Friday April 25
Open to: spaces will be saved for families of deployed members, however; this event is open to all military families

Heroes Hockey Challenge 
Heroes Hockey Challenge shines the spotlight on some of this nation’s greatest heroes for the benefit of Canada’s unsung heroes. Each year, Canadian Forces veterans face off against former NHL professionals in an exhibition of national hockey pride. And in doing so, they raise awareness and significant funds to benefit those who serve: military members and their families, veterans, the wounded and the fallen. 
Date: Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.
Location: Clare Drake Arena at the University of Alberta

Loops for the Troops
Sunday, June 1, 2014 - Canadian Armed Forces Day!

This annual event is held in honour of all Edmonton based Soldiers and Military Families. Race includes: military vehicle display, door prizes, military style brunch. This event is held in support of the Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre.

Teddy Bear Picnic and Father's Day Craft
The Deployment Support Program will be hosting a Teddy Bear picnic and Father’s Day Craft event. Picnic-themed activities will be offered for children of deployed personnel ages 12 and under. Participants will also make a Father’s Day craft. Light refreshments (cookies, veggies, fruit and beverages) will be served.
Date: Sunday, June 8
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Location: MFRC
Fee: $2.00 per family
Register: Call (780) 973-4011 ext 6300. Deadline to register is June 4
Open to: spaces will be saved for families of deployed members, however; this event is open to all military families

Servus Credit Union Charity Golf Tournament
The 8th annual Servus Credit Union Charity Golf Tournament is held in support of The Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre.

Last year’s tournament was the most successful yet, raising over $17,000.00!

Please join us for an 18 Hole Texas Scramble on Friday, June 13, 2014
08:00 Shotgun Start at the Edmonton Garrison Memorial Golf & Curling Club (Includes power cart rental, prizes, plus dinner and silent auction!)
For registration or sponsorship details please contact France Bourgeois by calling (780) 973-4011 ext. 6328 or email Please Note: Registration Deadline is June 6, 2014.

Saint-Jean Baptiste Day
Celebrate Saint-Jean Baptiste Day at the MFRC with your family and friends. Enjoy music, games, traditional food (including Poutine from LaPoutine) and more! Don't miss Pascal Lecours and his band for their tribute to : "Les Colocs".
Date: June 21
Time: 3:00 - 7:00 pm
Location: MFRC
Register: Call (780) 973-4011 ext. 6300 by June 17
Open to: Defence Team members, employees and families

Celebrate Canada Day at Edmonton Garrison
Party to follow at the Edmonton Garrison Memorial Golf & Curling Club
Party Date: July 1
Time: noon to 3:00 pm
Location: Sir Winston Churchill Memorial Park
Fee: non-perishable food item
Register: Call (780) 973-4011 ext. 6300 by June 17
Open to: Military and DND employees, their families, neighbours and friends!




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