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4 Places to Make New Connections This Fall

ExploreEdmonton.com

ExploreEdmonton.com

IGNITE EDMONTON FESTIVAL
SEPT. 9–10: It’s the ultimate gathering place for local entrepreneurs, creatives and community-builders. Bring an open mind to this new initiative from Edmonton Economic Development, which offers hands-on learning through master classes, innovation labs and social spaces. (Shaw Conference Centre)

THE YARDS FALL ISSUE LAUNCH & SALON
SEPT. 9: Meet the volunteers who put together the magazine every season, while enjoying a live podcast recording and conversation with Danny Hoyt of the Oliver Community League and Ian O’Donnell of the Downtown Edmonton Community League. They will discuss the surprising ways community leagues shape your neighbourhood. It’s an early celebration of Community League Day (Sept. 19)! Tickets are $20 online or at the doors, opening at 6pm. (Iconoclast Coffee, 11807 105 Ave.)

Creative Mornings Edmonton/Flickr

Creative Mornings Edmonton/Flickr

CREATIVE MORNINGS
OCT 2, NOV. 6: From “action” to “humility,” 99 cities explore one theme every first Friday of the month. A new speaker at each event will spark your creative curiosity. The breakfast series is free, but you must register online. (Startup Edmonton, 10363 104 st.)

TheLocalGood.ca

TheLocalGood.ca

GREEN DRINKS
OCT. 7, NOV. 4: Every month, blog and non-profit group the Local Good brings together environmentally-conscious people who value all things local, sustainable and green around one theme. It’s a great way to make new friends and meet like-minded community-builders working together to create the best Edmonton possible. (Yellowhead Brewery, 10229 105 St.)