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Greet­ings & Salu­ta­tions! Here’s what’s new this week in the Stan­dard Com­mu­nity… Happy Canada Day Stan­dard! Did you know… One of Canada’s first su­per­heroes was an Inuit woman, who even pre­dated DC’s Won­der Woman by a few months. Nel­vana of the North­ern Lights made her de­but in an is­sue of Tri­umph-Ad­ven­ture comics in 1941 and was cre­ated by artist Adrian Din­gle, who was in­spired by tales of Canada’s Arc­tic re­gion. Of­ten de­scribed as an Inuit demigod­dess, she was the daugh­ter of a mor­tal woman and Ko­liak the Mighty, King of North­ern Lights. Nel­vana drew her su­per­pow­ers—which in­cluded flight, in­vis­i­bil­ity, and su­per speed—from the lights them­selves, and used them to ward off every­thing from mam­moth men to Nazis.

The Stan­dard Mu­nic­i­pal Li­brary is host­ing its an­nual TD Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram. Reg­is­tra­tion is free! The li­brary is help­ing pre­vent sum­mer learn­ing loss with weekly ac­tiv­i­ties, weekly prizes, grand prize draws and sum­mer read­ing fun. Satur­day, July 7 is the kick­off event at 12:30 p.m. What are you wait­ing for? “You can find magic wher­ever you look, sit back and re­lax, all you need is a book”-Dr.Seuss

“A limb has fallen from the fam­ily tree, that says, grieve not for me, re­mem­ber the best times, the laugh­ter, the song, the good life I lived while I was strong.” Our con­do­lences to the fam­ily of Swen Erik “Rick” Nielsen who passed away peace­fully on June 22 at the age of 82. Rick’s Cel­e­bra­tion of Life will be held on Satur­day, July 21, at the Stan­dard Com­mu­nity Hall from 1 – 4 p.m.

5 for Life Early Child­hood and Bridg­ing the Gap will be bring­ing “Kickin’ it Old School” to the Stan­dard Park on July 4! Bring a pic­nic lunch and en­joy some old-school retro games and ac­tiv­i­ties for kids, and kids at heart, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. No reg­is­tra­tion nec­es­sary. (Event will move to the li­brary if the weather is un­suit­able) For more in­for­ma­tion please call Angie at 403-361-7216.

A re­minder… The sprin­kling (out­door wa­ter­ing) by­law is in ef­fect. The days for odd num­bered houses are Mon­day, Wed­nes­day, and Fri­day, and even num­bered houses are Tues­day, Thurs­day, and Satur­day. Hours to wa­ter are, 5:00 – 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.

A re­minder… Win­ner, win­ner, chicken din­ner!!! Pur­chase your Me­mory Lane Cash Cal­en­dars for the month of Novem­ber. A to­tal of $3500 dol­lars in cash to be won. Each ticket is el­i­gi­ble for 22 draws! Buy your cash cal­en­dar from any mem­ber or at Gates Agen­cies.

This is Adreena re­port­ing for the Vil­lage of Stan­dard. Dead­line for sub­mis­sion is Fri­day for the fol­low­ing week. Please sub­mit newz items to the stan­dard­[email protected] , phone 403-644-3995 or stop in at the li­brary. Have a great week friends!!!

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