Congratulations to the Rockyford Roughnecks PeeWee hockey team who won the gold medal at their home tournament this past weekend. Good job everyone.
The Rockyford Open C ladies Ringette team will be hosting Provincials March 24-26. They have two local teams competing (Rush, along with the Rockyford Ringers). Come support your hometown ladies. A raffle table and 50/50 board will also be set up on Friday and Saturday, check it out and maybe win yourself a prize.
Birthday greetings to those of you celebrating this week are sent to; Chris Gerritsen, Allan Munchrath, Stephen Roppel, Corneal Bakker, Jacqueline Kenney and a Happy 18th to Will Kathol on March 25. Happy Anniversary to; Dale and Linda Dahm and to anyone else celebrating a special occasion this week.
Congratulations from the community is sent to Brittany Wegner and Cole Kaiser on their engagement on March 10.
Good Luck to Taneil Kalbhen and Jessica Clyne (from Rockyford) who will be representing Team Alberta at the U19 Western Ringette Championships in Winnipeg this week.
Soup Day at Friendship Centre Wednesday, April 12 from 12 - 1 p.m. Soups, buns, dessert, tea/ coffee. Everyone is welcome. Come and Create “a Fairy Garden” at the Friendship Centre, On Wednesday, April 19 from 1 - 3 p.m. To Register for this fun activity please call Gail Garvin 403-533-2411. Deadline to register is April 12 everyone welcome.
The first of three introductory facebook lessons is on March 22, from 3 until 5. Feel free to bring your own laptop or use one of the class ones. Create your own facebook account and profile, learn how to log in/out and navigate the screen, add a cover photo to your timeline, add friends, and briefly explore the newsfeed. The next two sessions will: help you build your friends list and become more comfortable with the newsfeed (March 28); learn to protect your privacy and maximize online security when using facebook (March 29).
Thank you to everyone who contributed art to our display of local artists and artisans. Such talent! Please feel free to pick up your item from the library at any time during operating hours (Tuesday, noon to 6; Wednesday/Thursday, 2 to 8).
Register your child for a fun and creative day camp during the Easter break at the Rockyford Library. The program will run Tuesday through Friday, April 18 through 21, from 10 until 3. Children between the ages of 6 and 12 (or older) are welcome.
Kids Can Paint! at the Rockyford Library on Saturday, April 1 (10:00 to noon). For a registration fee, aspiring artists aged 7+ will be guided in creating their own acrylic masterpiece. Space is limited. The group will be painting a cat face. A sample of the project is available for viewing at the library, or you can visit us on facebook or our website (rockyfordlibrary.ca).
Join us at the library for the first of three free video-conferences on Wednesday, March 22, beginning at 6:00 p.m. about writing fiction (particularly historical fiction) with author Simon Rose. Historical fiction combines the events of the past with characters and stories from each writer’s imagination. This program continues on April 19 and May 31.
McBride Career Group is coming to the Rockyford Library for a Career Café on Tuesday, April 4, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Are you looking for work? Researching future opportunities? Drop in for a visit. Refreshments will be provided.
Join us at the library for Paint Night in the Village on Thursday evening, April 6. Registration covers all costs of the session. You just have to show up! Space is limited so please pre-register.
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 send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday afternoon. Have a great week everybody.