Category Archives for "Seasonal"

Dec 24

The Christmas Pyramid

By Gateway Gazette

(Wikipedia) A Christmas pyramid (German: Weihnachtspyramide) is a Christmas decoration that has its roots in the Ore Mountains of Germany but has become popular throughout the country. It is suggested that the Christmas pyramid is a predecessor of the Christmas tree.[1] These pyramids are not limited to Christmas: in the Erzgebirge there was a custom […]

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Dec 18

Santa Making a Stop in Okotoks

By Gateway Gazette

Christmas Eve Parade Watch for the Okotoks Emergency Services Christmas Eve Parade coming through the Town of Okotoks on Christmas Eve night! Track Santa throughout the night as he makes his way through Town! SANTA TRACKER  Share your experience on our social media pages using the hashtag #santatracker. Leaves Fire Station No. 1, 132 Milligan Drive at 5 PM! The History of […]

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Dec 18

Rowan House 2016 Holiday Wish Campaign

By Gateway Gazette

Help provide joy for women and children in-shelter and in Outreach during this difficult time of year. Rowan House likes to be able to provide residents with the experience of Christmas. The last few years we’ve been able to decorate trees, have turkey dinner and provide small gift baskets to open Christmas morning, all because […]

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Dec 11

Christmas Church Services in the Foothills

By Gateway Gazette

The following Churches are part of the High Country Ministerial Association. Black Diamond Gospel Chapel 212 Centre Ave W Black Diamond Christmas Eve: 4pm and 6pm Christmas morning: 9am and 11am (coffee and fellowship at 10:30am) St James Parish (Catholic) St Michael’s, Black Diamond 402 Government Rd, Black Diamond Christmas Eve Mass: 11pm – midnight […]

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Dec 10

How to Go Green This Christmas

By Gateway Gazette

By Snap Greene in Go Green    Celebrating the holiday season with friends and family is something we all have in common. Wouldn’t it be great if we decided to go green this Christmas, too? Maybe you want to go green, but aren’t sure where to start. You’ve come to the right place! Let’s talk […]

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Dec 05

Christmas Time and Good Intentions

By Gateway Gazette

By Nancy N Wilson Make Your Good Intentions Your Reality This Christmas Season Christmas Time and good intentions often go hand-in-hand. This is the holiday when we promise ourselves that we will focus on family, but somehow those good intentions get lost in the hustle and bustle of the season. It is busy. It is […]

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