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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Living Library Storytellers - Fran Kimmel


Kids Library Storytelling Youth & teens
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Lacombe Memorial Centre

4200 58 St, Lacombe

Lacombe, AB



Offered in English.


Check out a person the same as you would a book. Take your time and have an in depth conversation.

Fran Kimmel’s short stories have appeared in literary journals from coast to coast, and her plays have been produced for both theatre and radio. Fran's debut novel, THE SHORE GIRL, was named a CBC Top-40 Book and won the Alberta Reader’s Choice Award in 2013. NO GOOD ASKING, Fran's most recent book, was shortlisted for the Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction in 2019 and has been translated for international markets. Born and raised in Calgary, Fran now lives and writes in Lacombe.


Lacombe Regional Tourism

The Lacombe Culture and Harvest Festival is an annual festival that celebrates agricultural heritage and showcases the arts & culture of our lively, vibrant and diverse community. The festival runs in conjunction with National Culture Days and Alberta Culture Days, September 25-27, 2020, and features 30+ activities and events. This year we are excited to offer a series of online Craft and Cultural Cooking Tutorials as part of the festival. Follow our Facebook profile to access these videos on their premier dates (and after if you miss the premier or want to watch again!)

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