Rockyford Rodeo is this weekend, July 22-24. Things get started on Friday afternoon with the timed events (slack) followed by the chuckwagon and chariot races and a family dance in the arena after the races. Saturday morning there is a free pancake breakfast on Main Street, parade at 10 a.m., rodeo events starting at 12:30, BBQ beef supper, and the Cowboy Ball (with the entertainment provided by TC & Company) at 9 p.m. Sunday, there will be rodeo events all afternoon, with the chuckwagon and chariot races to follow. Come on out and enjoy a great weekend!
Birthday greetings to those of you celebrating this week are sent to; Craig Marshman, Brooke Kalbhen, Shaylene Koester, Ivan Stinn, Twena Koester, Sheldon Eleniak, Dani Clyne (Happy 19th) and Butch Katterhagen. Happy Anniversary to; Kevin and Fiona Elder, Denise and John Burke and to anyone else celebrating a special sion this week.
News from the Rockyford Library: - Assorted hard cover and paperback books on sale for 25c each. Great titles to choose from! - A Song With Every Story: Wednesday, July 20, 3:00 p.m. Join best-selling authors Rick and Erica Bergh in a sing-a-long as they joyfully engage you in their children’s books! Come and discover the story, the music, and the people behind them. Via videoconference. - Learn to draw Pokemon & Calvin: Friday, July 22, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Feeling creative? Listen to some stories and learn to bring characters from Pokemon and Calvin (from Calvin & Hobbes) to life in this interactive videoconference. Recommended for ages 10+. Participants are required to bring: · minimum of 3 sheets plain white paper · pencil · white eraser · pencil crayons/crayons (to colour drawings) occa- - Movie nights: Zootopia on Wednesday, July 20, 6:00 p.m., and The Notebook on Wednesday, July 27, 6:00 p.m. Free to attend and free popcorn! - Family movie night: Oliver & Company on Wednesday, July 27, 3:00 p.m. Free to attend and free popcorn! - Floating Food and Puffy Faces - Is Living in Space Just Like Life on Earth? Join us for a videoconference on Thursday, July 27, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. How do the astronauts go to the bathroom in space? See the astronaut’s home including where they sleep, how they eat and experience how astronauts adapt to their new home with interactive demonstrations. You’ll discover the everyday challenges of how astronauts in orbit live from a mock-up of space station living quarters! It doesn’t get any closer to home than this. Suitable for ages 8-13.
If you have any news or events you would like to see in this column, please give me a call at 533-3930 or send an email to wtclyne@ rockyford.ca by Friday afternoon. Have a great week everybody, and enjoy a wonderful rodeo weekend!