Rock­y­ford Reporter

The Drumheller Mail - - CLASSIFIEDS - Tracy Clyne 403-533-3930

Con­grat­u­la­tions to the Rock­y­ford U19 Ringers and to the Open C Ringers on win­ning the 2016 Pro­vin­cial gold medals at their Provin­cials last week­end. The U19 team was up in Spruce Grove and the Open team hosted here in Rock­y­ford. Con­grat­u­la­tions to the Rock­y­ford Rush Open C team who earned the bronze medal. Way to go Rock­y­ford on such a great sea­son!

Wel­come home to the Stan­dard High School group who trav­elled to Greece for their Spring Break. Sounds like every­one had a very mem­o­rable trip. Spe­cial thanks to Kathy Ger­rit­sen for or­ga­niz­ing such an amaz­ing trip.

Birth­day greet­ings to those of you cel­e­brat­ing this week are sent to; Er­win Hoelscher, Bon­nie Lintick, Shawn Kathol, and a Happy 18th Birth­day to Ja­son “Hobby” Hob­son who cel­e­brates on April 9.

Holis­tic Yoga at the Rock­y­ford Fit­ness Cen­ter will run March 31 for four weeks (with the ex­cep­tion of April 14). Flow Yoga and more, Thurs­day’s 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. To reg­is­ter please call Cathy at 533-3860 4343.

The Rock­y­ford Ladies Spring Gala will be held on Satur­day, May 7. Tick­ets will go on sale this Fri­day (April 8). Our theme will be - Glitz and Glam­our - “Be the Star”.

At­ten­tion teens and tweens! Are you into the colour­ing book craze? Do you love to draw? Marigold Li­brary Sys­tem is cre­at­ing a colour­ing book. Sub­mit your black and white/grey orig­i­nal art­work to teens@marigold.ab.ca by April 29, and your art may be cho­sen to be in­cluded. Visit the Rock­y­ford Li­brary for more in­for­ma­tion.

Li­brary pa­trons with chil­dren will be de­lighted to know that Hoopla Dig­i­tal has in­tro­duced Hoopla for Kids. This brand new Chil­dren’s Li­brary ex­pe­ri­ence is filled with videos, music, and books just for kids and their fam­i­lies. Check it out soon, and have a peek at any of the many other re­sources avail­able to you with your Rock­y­ford Li­brary mem­ber­ship card.

Quick­draw An­i­ma­tion So­ci­ety re­turns to the Rock­y­ford

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934- Li­brary for Pix­i­la­tion, a one­day stop-mo­tion an­i­ma­tion work­shop for any­one be­tween the ages of 8 and 18. The pro­gram runs on Satur­day, April 30, be­tween 10:00 and 4:30. Reg­is­ter now. It’s free!

A big thank-you to Vicki My­ers for fa­cil­i­tat­ing another week of cre­ativ­ity at the li­brary’s Art Camp 2016. To see some of the projects that par­tic­i­pants cre­ated, visit the li­brary’s face­book page or go to www.Rock­y­fordLi­brary.ca.

Have you reg­is­tered yet for Draw­ing: A Study in Per­spec­tive? Ses­sions at the Rock­y­ford Li­brary run for four con­sec­u­tive Thurs­day evenings, be­gin­ning April 7, 7-9 p.m. Par­tic­i­pate in one ses­sion or all four. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, or to reg­is­ter, con­tact Hope Bridges So­ci­ety at 403-983-3640.

St. Rita’s Parish will be of­fer­ing First Com­mu­nion Classes to all el­i­gi­ble chil­dren, grades 1, 2 and 3 or any­one who has not al­ready re­ceived the sacra­ment. Please con­tact ei­ther Tracy Rehlau or Larry Kathol by Wed­nes­day, April 13 if you are in­ter­ested.

The Rose­bud Choir will host a fundrais­ing Con­cert in St. Rita’s Church on Sun­day, April 24, at 3:00 PM. This fundraiser Is for the sup­port of a Syr­ian Fam­ily liv­ing in Strath- more, they are be­ing spon­sored by the Hope Covenant Church. There will be a freewill of­fer­ing and tax re­ceipts will be made avail­able.

Bad­lands Search and Res­cue is reg­is­tered NFP work­ing un­der Search and Res­cue Al­berta pro­vid­ing SAR ca­pa­bil­i­ties through­out Wheat­land, Knee­hill, Star­land and other ar­eas as well. They have mem­bers in Three Hills, Hanna, Drumheller, Rock­y­ford and Strath­more. On Satur­day, April 23 they will be hold­ing a Re­cruit­ing Ses­sion at the Strath­more Town Fire­hall from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. They are look­ing for a wide range in vol­un­teers in­clud­ing those who are in­ter­ested in con­duct­ing search and res­cue oper­a­tions in ru­ral, ur­ban or wilder­ness set­tings as well as those who are in­ter­ested in Fundrais­ing, So­cial Me­dia, Re­cruit­ment, etc.

The Knights of Colum­bus “Las Ve­gas Night” will take place this Satur­day evening (April 9) start­ing at 8:30 p.m. at the Com­mu­nity Cen­ter.

If you have any news, sports or events you would like to see in this col­umn, please give me a call at 533-3930 or you can email me at wt­clyne@rock­y­ford.ca by Fri­day af­ter­noon. Have a great week every­body!

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