Big Val­ley Bul­letin

The Drumheller Mail - - REAL ESTATE - Linda Still­inger 403-876-2479 l.still­inger@gmail.com

Don’t for­get to come on out to Big Val­ley this Au­gust long week­end to en­joy some great en­ter­tain­ment, de­li­cious food and plenty of fun, fam­ily friendly ac­tiv­i­ties as we host the 13th An­nual Hiver­nant Métis Days.

Week­end ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude tra­di­tional danc­ing, sto­ry­telling, mu­sic, Voy­ager games and so much more. Check out the trap­per’s camp and teepees, visit ven­dors of­fer­ing tra­di­tional crafts, take a horse drawn Red River Cart ride, or try your hand at var­i­ous crafts, drum mak­ing, or fid­dle lessons. The week­end will in­clude a church ser­vice, a tal­ent con­test and a sup­per and dance. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Mar­lene Lanz at (403) 815-6720 or 1-800267-5844, visit the web­site at www.hiver­nant­metis­cul­ture­so­ci­ety.net or email mlanz@shaw.ca.

While you’re here in Big Val­ley, be sure to visit McAlis­ter Mo­tors and the Tool Mu­seum, which are open for view­ing ev­ery day; or check out St. Edmunds Church, the rail car of salt and pep­per shak­ers and the grain el­e­va­tor which are open dur­ing train times.

The Big Val­ley Fire Depart­ment would like to wel­come ev­ery­one to their an­nual week­end fundraiser on Au­gust 6 and 7 un­der the tent at the Big Val­ley Ball Di­a­monds. They will be host­ing a steak sup­per start­ing at 5:00 p.m. on Satur­day, Aug. 6 and a pan­cake break­fast from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7. All pro­ceeds from this fundraiser will go to­wards the pur­chase of vi­tal tools and equip­ment for our fire depart­ment, so come on out to sup­port this worth­while com­mu­nity event.

The Big Val­ley Golf Club will be hold­ing its sec­ond an­nual mixed tour­na­ment on Sunday, Au­gust 7. This fun day in­cludes 18-hole scram­ble, a BBQ smokie lunch, and a steak BBQ sup­per. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion call 403-741-4143.

The Big Val­ley Li­brary would like to re­mind area par­ents and kids about our Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram. Come join us at the li­brary ev­ery Tues­day and Thurs­day af­ter­noon, be­gin­ning at 2:00 p.m. for crafts, fun games, treats and of course some great books. Ev­ery­one is wel­come. Chil­dren un­der 5 must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. For more in­for­ma­tion, stop by the Big Val­ley Li­brary, phone 403-8762642 or check us out on face­book.com/big­val­leyli­brary.

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