Our Event Schedule

Welcome to the University of Alberta and to Canada. We also welcome you to the International Friendship Group!  We hope this club will be your home away from home.  We come from many countries and backgrounds.  The sponsors of this club are Christians but ALL cultures and beliefs are welcome!

We have a number of exciting activities this fall semester and we would love for you to join us.

We will send out more information via email as each of these dates approach to give you all the details. You can also check back for updates, visit our Facebook page at IFG Edmonton - International Friendship Group or email jamsiebert@gmail.com

Have a look at what we have coming up! 

We have one trip coming up!

1. International Christmas Camp Dec. 23-27

Come and join our family as we go to Brightwood Ranch Dec 23 -27, 2017.

We will stay in nice and warm heated cabins with nice bathrooms and showers, have a relaxing time together, enjoy lots of activities (petting zoo with rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens, turkeys, sheep, goats, alpaca, donkey, pigs, horses, board games, basketball, broomball or floor hockey, foosball, ping pong, shuffleboard, cross-country skiing, sledding, ice skating, bonfire, sleigh rides with horses, etc.) We will have some Bible discussions and learn about the real meaning of Christmas.! 

The cost is $200 and this includes transportation, housing, all meals and activities. Students will bring their own bedding and should expect to help with cooking and cleanup! We will leave Edmonton at 2:15 PM on the 23rd and come back at 3 PM on the 27th. Click now on International Family Christmas to register!

The following programs are not our IFG programs… but you may be interested:

Dec. 24   Christmas In Mill Woods: A Tradition Your Family Will Love!

On Christmas Eve morning Sunday December 24, we’ll be celebrating the heart of Christmas in the heart of Mill Woods with activities for all ages! Activities include: Sleigh-rides, Games for kids and families (including a Christmas treasure hunt for the little ones), Family portraits, Selfie-booth (for the more “cool” among us). Christmas snacks and refreshments, including hot chocolate and hot apple cider! Caroling, and a new look on a old story! You won’t want to miss out on this new tradition your family will love. Be sure to get your required free tickets by clicking on the link above! Schedule 9:30 AM Pre-Presentation Festivities (Sleigh Rides, Photo-booth, Games, Coffee, etc..) 10:30 AM Christmas Presentation 11:30 AM Post-Presentation Festivities (sleigh rides, photo booth, games, coffee, etcetera). For more information visit christmasinmillwoods.com.


Candy Cane Lane South And More!

For those in south Edmonton and elsewhere who don't want to travel to Candy Cane Lane to see the lights or who just enjoy the Christmas lights wherever they are, we now have Candy Cane Lane South! Yes, a no less impressive set of Christmas lights can be viewed the length of Summerside Grande Boulevard SW in the Summerside area south of Ellerslie Road. You won't be disappointed!

In addition to this location here are a number of other worthwhile viewing opportunities:

1. Leduc  Country Lights http://www.leduccountrylights.com/

2. Candy Cane Lane http://candycanelane.trav-graphics.com/

3. Christmas At Bob's  http://www.christmasatbobs.ca/

4. Alberta Legislature http://yegventures.ca/legislaturexmas/

5. Edmonton City Hall area and other locations noted at http://www.familyfuncanada.com/edmonton/loveliest-light-displays-edmonton/

And this is from last year - Global news listed the top five houses in the city - http://globalnews.ca/video/3146449/edmonton-covered-in-incredible-light-displays and more at http://globalnews.ca/video/3146403/some-of-the-best-christmas-lights-in-edmonton.

Want more ideas?  Check out https://www.todocanada.ca/christmas-lights-edmonton/