Delia Senior News
Another warm weekend - we are well on the way to Spring. February brings longer days, warmer weather and Valentine’s Day. The Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Delia Elks and Royal Purple will take place on the second Sunday in February – right on Valentine’s Day so take your Valentine out for breakfast !
Some other dates to remember for February: Monday, February 8 – movie night at the Delia Drop In Centre featuring Celtic Thunder at 7 p.m. Come listen to a DVD of this great musical group. February 10 – Birthday Party at the Drop In Centre ( Wednesday) at 2 in the afternoon, with Joan and Marilyn as hostesses. Come for fellowship, fun, dessert and a chance to win a door prize. February 11 –Thursday morning- Annual meeting of the Drop In Centre at 10 am, everyone welcome, come and hear what the Drop In has accomplished in 2015. Elections will be held for executive positions. February 11 – Annual meeting of the Historical Society, to be held at the Delia Drop In Centre at 7 p.m. February 15 is Family Day in Alberta – enjoy your day off school and work. Thursday February 18 – Pot Luck lunch at the Drop In Centre at 12 noon. Everyone welcome to join us for lunch and visiting. Thursday February 25 – the last Thursday of the month – Crib Tournament at the Drop In Centre at 7 p.m., come for cards, fun, and lots of snacks.
Jazzercise takes place at the Delia School Gym on Mondays and Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m., with instructor Kim Thompson, and at the Delia Community Centre on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:00 a.m.
Valentine’s Day Crafts at noon on February 10 at Delia Library Makerspace from 12:00 to 12:38.
The local preschool will be visiting the Library at 1:45 on February 24 to enjoy stories and activities.
Freedom to Read Week is February 21 to 27 at the Delia Library. Freedom to Read Week is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, a Freedom to Read Trivia Contest starts Monday, February 22, - students are encouraged to submit a piece of trivia around Freedom to Read Week or Banned Books to Mrs. Alderdice each morning for announcements, their names will be entered into a draw for prizes.
The library will be closed February 15 - 19 for Family Day and Teachers Convention.
Very best wishes from our community to Tammy Graham for a speedy recovery and the best of health following surgery this week.
Birthday wishes to the former pastor of the Delia United Church, Glen Jarvis, as he celebrates his special day in Newfoundland on February 4.
Experience is something you do not get until just after you need it.