Events

Monday, Sept. 21

Augustana Campus Tour: 110 years in the making

Available on demand!
Founded in 1910 by Norwegian settlers, Augustana Campus is one of the oldest educational institutions in the province. Join Augustana alumnus Jon McCorquindale ('12 BA) to explore the campus' rich history spanning over a century in this virtual tour.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 22

The Fruitful City: How an urban food forest grows communities

Available on demand!
Helena Moncrieff guides us through Canada’s urban orchards and examines our relationship with food through the fruit trees that dot city streets and yards. Helena will show us that while the bounty of apples is great, reconnecting with nature and our community is the real prize.

  

Wednesday, Sept. 23

Geocaching On & Around Campus

Available on demand!
In this geocache created by City of Camrose staff, explore Augustana Campus and its surrounding area. With a total of 12 virtual stages, this geocache covers a distance just over 1 km in areas that are open to the public at all times.

 

Thursday, Sept. 24

Truth and Reconciliation in a Time of Crises

Available on demand!
In the past five years, Canadians have learned about the impacts of residential school systems and the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Add in a pandemic, climate change, political strife and protests against police brutality and racism — it’s a lot to process. Hear from Rev. Naomi Tutu, who discusses truth and reconciliation in a complex world.

In preparation for this webinar, we commissioned an exclusive animated short in collaboration with Rev. Tutu to share her journey. Please enjoy!

 

Friday, Sept. 25

Coffee and Conversation with Rev. Nontombi Naomi Tutu | Interview + Q&A following "Truth and Reconciliation in a Time of Crises"

Available on demand!
Grab a coffee and join us in this exclusive event! Chester Ronning Centre Director, Ian Wilson, will lead us in an intimate interview and Q+A session with Rev. Naomi Tutu following Truth and Reconciliation in a Time of Crises.

In preparation for this webinar, we commissioned an exclusive animated short in collaboration with Rev. Tutu to share her journey. Please enjoy!

 

Saturday, Sept. 26

Trolls & Other Tales

Available on demand!
Scandinavians have long told tales about trolls and other supernatural beings like the
nisse. Join us to learn about these fascinating creatures. Which ones did people think were real? For ages 3 - 7.

More Than Marvel: Nordic gods in the age of Vikings

Available on demand!
You know of the Augustana Vikings, but do you know about the myths of the Vikings? Discover the fantastic tales of Thor, Loki, and other Nordic gods from when Vikings roamed the earth and sailed the seas. For ages 8 - 12.

Choose Your Own (Scientific!) Adventure

Available on demand!
Colour change, propulsion, explosions—oh my! In this interactive, digital adventure, children ages 6 and up will make their own choices during an experiment to find their own scientific discoveries. 

 

Sunday, Sept. 27

PianoCentric I: Songs of a Central Alberta Steinway

Available on demand!
In honour of an intense decade dedicated to heartfelt music-making, the UofA Augustana Chapel Steinway concert grand piano has been refurbished! Enjoy a virtual concert celebration of those who have joyously tuned and taught, Practised and performed on this beautiful instrument over the last ten years. Featuring Professor Emeritus Milton Schlosser, Dr. Roger Admiral, Inna Luzanac and piano technician, Jim Hough.

PianoCentric II: Songs of a Central Alberta Steinway

Available on demand!
Over the last two decades through to the present day, UofA Augustana is proud of the passionate group of keyboard students who have studied on our campus. Enjoy a virtual concert celebration of those who have joyously Practised and performed on the Augustana Chapel Steinway over the last ten years. Featuring Elizabeth Clark, Katrina Duce, Spencer Kryzanowski, Nansee Hughes (voice), Erik Olson, Tova Olson and teachers from the Augustana Conservatory of Music Keyboard Explorers program.