Play Whist Tuesdays

Play Whist Every Tuesday at Old Timers Cabin. NAPDA hosts a game of whist on Tuesdays at its headquarters, Old Timers Cabin. If you have never heard of it before, according to the Merriam Webster dictionary, whist is

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Remembrance Day 2018

Lest We Forget NAPDA President, Allan Farrants, and member Tim Mallandaine placed a wreath in remembrance of the numerous NAPDA members, past and present, and their ancestors who were/are members of Canadian forces or peace keepers. We are forever grateful for the freedom of our country because of them.  The event

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Canada Day Reflections

What does it mean to us, here at NAPDA, to celebrate Canada Day? It means we appreciate the achievements and hard work all our forefathers have put in order to make Canada what it is today. We are proud of this land we call home and its people. Trailblazers not

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Invitation to Pancake Breakfast

We would like to invite you all to NAPDA’s Annual KDays Pancake Breakfast. This lovely breakfast will include pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs and all the trimmings. Come meet members from NAPDA and people from the community in the charming Old Timers Cabin. Details are below: 

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Father’s Day Pioneer Lunch

This year, we had the pleasure of hosting Father’s Day Pioneer Lunch at Old Timers Cabin and celebrating NAPDA’s 124th anniversary. Many families from the community and NAPDA members attended and enjoyed the buffalo stew meal while conversing and listening to live music. On one side of the hall, there

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Invitation to Father’s Day Lunch

NAPDA is 124 years old! We extend an invite to all Fathers, Grandfathers, Uncles, Nephews, Fathers-to-be and their families and friends to a Pioneer’s Lunch with tasty, local food to celebrate our 124th Birthday.

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Mother’s Day Victorian Tea 2018

It’s the time of year we prepare for our Victorian tea party at Old Timers Cabin to celebrate Mother’s Day and support a cause. This year sales from the tickets will benefit The Rainbow Society of Alberta, a charity that grants wishes for children in Alberta diagnosed with a severe

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On Alberta’s Women Pioneers

In the wake of International Women’s Day, we would like to shed some light on some women pioneers in Alberta and related historical background. Northern Alberta Pioneers & Descendants Association is committed to sharing more content on pioneer women from Alberta in the future. If you have an ancestor woman

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Why Archives Matter

Archives are collections of historical records and documents that contain information about people, events, places, or artefacts. The nature of archives is such that they touch upon wide range of life aspects, and they are, largely, actual records and items, not descriptions thereof. This makes them uniquely valuable and different

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Kids Christmas Luncheon 2017

Kids Christmas Luncheon 2017

This season, we have had the pleasure of hosting a traditional Christmas luncheon for K-Grade 5 kids from Mee Yah Moh School. The event was organized by Roy Bird and MCed by Damien Radcliffe. This is part of an annual tradition by Northern Alberta Pioneers & Descendants Association to bring the Holidays

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About John McDougall, Pioneer

In occasion of the upcoming Annul Roundup and Life Membership evening at Old Timers Cabin on October 20, 2017, this is a glimpse of John McDougall’s life courtesy of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Vol. 14, University of Toronto, article quoted in full written by James Ernest Nix. 

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