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What’s happening around Lethbridge this week, July 17, 2022

Festival Square is hosting one of many events taking place around Lethbridge this week (Picture: LNN)

By Drew Stremick

Jul 17, 2022 | 5:39 p.m.

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – The pace of events unfolding in Lethbridge this week is slowing. Learn a new hobby, get out into nature and support local businesses. There is something for every taste.

Be crafty at the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery and participate in Knitting for lunch in the gallery. From 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on July 18, you are invited to learn how to knit or crochet. This event is open to all skill levels. More experienced people can work on their own projects, while beginners can try creating a granny square with the help of gallery staff and volunteers. Knitting needles and wool will be available to students.

On Tuesday, July 19, explore the beauty of southern Alberta at the Fort Macleod Wilderness Park Social Walk. Meet at 10:00 AM at the parking lot of River Valley Wilderness Park for a two-hour hike through the park while learning about its significance. The park was established in 1991 and spans over 100 acres. Everyone is welcome to attend the walk, however children must be accompanied by at least one parent.

The Downtown Farmer’s Market is back this Wednesday, July 20 at Festival Square. Starting at 9 a.m. and running until 1 p.m., the market will feature a number of local farms and vendors. Be aware that there is no ATM available, but there are many banking institutions nearby. The Farmer’s Market takes place every Wednesday until September 14th.