Lacombe and area residents are invited to the Lacombe Lifelong Learning Association’s Spring and Summer Active Living Fair on Wednesday (March 6).  

The fair will feature demonstrations, door prizes, and contests for all ages at the Lacombe Memorial Centre from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  

“The evening is meant to be an opportunity to come and get details on upcoming camps, sports, events, and volunteer opportunities to help improve mental and physical health,” said Dani Ducross, Lacombe Lifelong Learning Association Executive Director and Adult Literacy Coordinator.   

This year, event participants include Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Girl Guides, Lacombe Performing Arts Center, Dolphins Swim Club, Lacombe Tai Chi, Jo(e)s Social Media, the Ellis Bird Farm, The Lacombe Employment Centre, Lacombe Minor Baseball, Lacombe Lifelong Learning Association, The Lacombe Adult Literacy Program, the Lacombe Kinsmen Aquatic Centre and many more.    

“This event is highlighting events, programs, and organizations that offer programming, summer camps, and all of those fun things happening from now until the fall,” Ducross said. “We want to offer an opportunity for people to come and talk to different organizations, ask questions, and almost go shopping for what they want to keep themselves busy over the next couple of months.”  

Ducross explained that the fair is an important community event because it not only promotes active living but also highlights the importance of connecting with the community.  

“It's a great opportunity for different organizations to get out there and get some information out to the community, especially new programs that are starting,” she said. “This is a great way for people to come and check out what’s new and what's coming up in the next couple of months, and a great way to provide some options to encourage healthy living for people within the community.”  

When at the fair, residents can register for programs, events, or volunteer opportunities they are interested in.  

Ducross was inspired to bring the fair to Lacombe, to make it easier for residents trying to register for summer programs and find out what’s offered in the community.   

“If you don't know when or where to look for the information, sometimes it's hard to get, so that's what this is all about,” she said.   

Organizations and groups that want to be involved in the fair are asked to email Ducross at,