The Rockyford Volunteer Fire Fighter’s will be hosting their annual fundraiser on Saturday, May 27 at the Community Centre featuring “Dueling Piano’s” (from Aussie Rules). Supper will be served at 6:30, with entertainment and silent auction to follow. Tickets are available from any volunteer firefighter or from Rockyford Agencies. Thank you for your continued support and hope to see you all at this fun event.
Congratulations to the lucky draw winners at the Rockyford Ladies Gala: 50-50: Leah Smith, winner tower: Twena Koester, Quilt: Beverly Greenwood, Ring: Lisa Garriott and the second ring was won by Devyn Millette. Congratulations to you all.
Just a reminder that the Lions 200 Club dinner and dance will be held at the Rockyford Community centre on Saturday, June 3. This event is for ticket holders only, and no minors are permitted.
Birthday greetings to those of you celebrating this week are sent to; Steve de Groot, Brody de Groot and Terry Wolfs. Happy Anniversary to; Shawn and Norine Kathol, Warren and Tyla Kalbhen, Norman Nelson and Alison Roppel and to anyone else celebrating a special occasion this week.
Staff and students moved into the new Wheatland Crossing school on May 15. Enjoy the new building and the rest of your school year. There will be no school on Friday, May 19 or Monday, May 22. High School graduation is on Friday, May 26.
Rockyford Library’s Speaking Volumes’ book club is on Wednesday, May 17.
Create your own wooden wall hook board at Rockyford Library on May 24 at 7:00 p.m. Registration covers instruction and all materials. Contact Rockyford Library at 403 533 3964 to select your design and to register.
The Rockyford Library Photography Club’s next meeting is on Thursday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m. Join this small but friendly group to share and discuss photos, techniques, and chat with other like-minded photographers. Free to attend, and please bring photos on a USB stick if you wish to show them.
Drop in for Toddlin’ Time every Wednesday at Rockyford Library from 1:00 p.m. ‘til 2:00 p.m. Also drop in for Strathmore Parent Link’s Let’s Grow Together activity sessions every Friday 9:45 a.m. ‘til 11:15 a.m., beginning May 12 ‘til June 16.
Registration for Rockyford Library’s annual drama camp is now open! Runs from July 3 – 7; open to ages 4 to 18. Contact Rockyford Library at 403 533 3964 to register and for more information.
Download the new TumbleBooks Library app (for Apple iOS and Android devices) using your Marigold library card. TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books, which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. Visit the TumbleBook Library at www. marigold. ab. ca/ content/ eresources-z for more details.
FCSS OPEN HOUSE will be held Wednesday, May 17 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Wheatland County. Come join Strathmore and Wheatland County staff as we showcase the programs and services offered by Family and Community Support Services. For more information, contact 403-934-5335 ( Wheatland) or 403-934-9090 (Strathmore).
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 me an email to wtclyne@rockyford. ca by Friday afternoon. Have a great week everybody and enjoy the Victoria Day long weekend!