Rock­y­ford Re­porter

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

The next Paint Night in the Vil­lage will be on Wed­nes­day, Fe­bru­ary 22, at 7:00 p.m. The regis­tra­tion fee cov­ers in­struc­tion and all sup­plies. Space is lim­ited to 12, so reg­is­ter early by con­tact­ing Rock­y­ford Li­brary at 403 533 3964.

A re­minder that the Moms ‘n’ Tots ac­tiv­ity group is now on Wed­nes­days from 1-2:30 p.m. at Rock­y­ford Li­brary.

The trav­el­ling art ex­hi­bi­tion is back at Rock­ford Li­brary un­til Fe­bru­ary 22. When We Were Young fea­tures the work of five fe­male artists from Medicine Hat. The works ex­plore the in­no­cence and joy of child­hood, re­la­tion­ships with sib­lings, and the un­ex­pected and some­times trau­matic ex­pe­ri­ences of youth. The ex­hi­bi­tion is courtesy of the Es­planade Arts and Her­itage Cen­tre, and the Al­berta Foun­da­tion for the Arts.

Call­ing all pho­tog­ra­phers! Join Rock­y­ford Li­brary for a free photography work­shop on Fe­bru­ary 11 from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. The photography light­ing work­shop is fa­cil­i­tated by Medicine Hat na­tive, Kat Valen­zuela, courtesy of the Al­berta Foun­da­tion for the Arts and the Es­planade Arts and Her­itage Cen­tre in Medicine Hat. Regis­tra­tion is re­quired and is open to ages 16+. Call Rock­y­ford Li­brary for ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion and to reg­is­ter at 403 533 3964. Stroke web­site of Canada and will share a lit­tle in­for­ma­tion with you:

Your blood pres­sure, which is a mea­sure of the pres­sure or force of blood against the walls of your blood ves­sels (known as ar­ter­ies). Your blood pres­sure read­ing is based on two mea­sures called sys­tolic and di­as­tolic. The sys­tolic (top) num­ber is the mea­sure of the pres­sure force when your heart con­tracts and pushes out the blood. The di­as­tolic (bot­tom) num­ber is the mea­sure of when your heart re­laxes between beats. High blood pres­sure is the num­ber one risk fac­tor for Stroke and a ma­jor risk fac­tor for Heart dis­ease. High Blood pres­sure is when the blood pres­sure in your ar­ter­ies is el­e­vated and your heart has to work harder than nor­mal to pump blood through the blood ves­sels. It is im­por­tant that you have your blood pres­sure checked reg­u­larly by your health­care provider.

Happy Heart, ev­ery­one, have a great week.

Sign up for the Drum Cir­cle at the Rock­y­ford Li­brary, Fe­bru­ary 21, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. En­joy this unique op­por­tu­nity to ex­per­i­ment with dif­fer­ent drums and per­cus­sion in­stru­ments, and play with rhythm. This event is free and open to all ages but does re­quire pre­reg­is­tra­tion.

“Soup Day” at the Rock­y­ford Friend­ship Cen­tre will be on Wed­nes­day, Fe­bru­ary 8 from noon to 1 p.m. They are of­fer­ing soup, buns, dessert, cof­fee/tea. Ev­ery­one is welcome.

Birth­day greet­ings to those of you cel­e­brat­ing this week are sent to; Taneil Kalb­hen (Happy 18th), Bill Kalb­hen, Mor­gan El­der, Gord Kat­ter­ha­gen, Becky Kathol and Brad Munchrath.

There is no school for Wheat­land Cross­ing stu­dents on Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 10.

The Com­mu­nity Cen­tre fundraiser will be a “Com­edy Game Show” on Satur­day, March 18. For tick­ets, please call San­dra at (403)934-8775 or Robert at (403)901-9437 be­fore March 11. Please dress in green.

The Fit­ness Club is of­fer­ing Zumba Plus on Mon­day evenings start­ing Fe­bru­ary 13 to March 13 start­ing at 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. (Please note start time correction). To reg­is­ter, please call Frances at 934-4343 or Cathy 533-3860.

If you have any news, sports or events you would like to see in this col­umn, please give me a call at 5333930 (Tracy) or email me wt­clyne@rock­y­ford.ca by Fri­day afternoon. Have a great week ev­ery­body!

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