A walk in the Park, Volume 36
LONG WEEKEND! And day 10 of the Olympics!
CANADA’S MEDAL COUNT: 10 … 1 Gold, 3 Silver, 6 Bronze
FESTIVALS & FUN … Folk Music Festival, August 9-12, Gallagher Park: www.EdmontonFolkFest.org. CariWest Festival, August 10-12, Churchill Square: www.CariWestFestival.com. International Fringe Festival, August 16-26, Old Strathcona: www.FringeTheatre.ca. Rock Music Fest, August 17-18, Hawrelak Park: www.EdRocks.ca. Blues Fest, August 24-26, Hawrelak Park: www.BluesInternationalLtd.com. Movies On The Square, August 31-September 2, Churchill Square: www.Edmonton.ca
RUSSELL BRAND “MISSES” HEROIN … In an upcoming BBC Three documentary, which is slated to hit the air next week, comedian Russell Brand, says he’s “jealous” of his days when he was a “proper little junkie.” He’s a former heroin addict, he’s been clean for 10 years, and he’s very successful, but he says he still struggles with cravings once in a while. Get the junk here: www.BlackBookMag.com/russell-brand-smokes-heroin-in-bbc-documentary-1.51502
KATE UPTON AD BANNED … Not exactly new, but if you love Kate Upton and you're not a regular YouTube visitor, then this is a must see: http://youtu.be/v85xuRGwNbA
WILL FERRELL’S SOCCER INJURY … Comedian, Will Ferrell, suffered a slight injury while playing a charity soccer game recently at the famed Old Trafford stadium, home of the legendary Manchester United football club. According to Ferrell, officials just told him “…run around, hit the ball and have some laughs,” but everyone else there had played semi-pro soccer before. He pulled a hamstring and hobbled off the pitch. His acting career should be okay: www.Hollywood.com/news/Will_Ferrell_still_hurt_by_soccer_injury/36035417
CAMPING … Check this before you go, or anytime: www.AlbertaFireBans.ca
Edmonton ESKIMOS Football … The Eskimos play the Saskatchewan Roughriders THIS Friday, at Commonwealth Stadium, and the ESKIES NEED A WIN! Hip-hop legends Salt 'N' Pepa will be playing the half-time show too! Game time is 7:30pm, Mountain time; go Esks, Riders suck: www.Esks.com
FC Edmonton … FC Edmonton hosts the San Antonio Scorpions THIS Wednesday at Clarke Stadium. Game time is 7:00pm, Mountain time. Kick your mouse here to find out more: www.FCEdmonton.com
Edmonton PROSPECTS Baseball … Unfortunately their season is over; they didn’t get into the WMBL playoffs :( See you for more action next Summer at Telus Field: www.ProspectsBaseballClub.com
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