The flu vaccine will be available free of charge from your Public Health Nurse at the Rockyford Friendship Centre on Thursday, October 11 between 11:30-3:00 p.m. Please bring your Alberta Health card with you.
The annual Rockyford Curling Club’s Oyster Supper is being held at the community Centre on Thursday, October 25 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Birthday greetings to those of you celebrating this week are sent to; Daren Caplette, Keira Brown, Josh Engelhardt, Ron Kathol and Leah Dahm. Happy Anniversary to; Kim and Ward Drydale, Bradie and Dan Munro, Keira and Steven Brown, Allan and Carol Munchrath, Ron and Launette Kathol, Jim and Rhonda Koester and to anyone else celebrating a special occasion this week.
Hand in Hand Strathmore Parent Link and Rockyford Library invite parents/caregivers and their newborn to 6-yearolds to participate in Let’s Grow Together. Enjoy play, songs, rhymes, activities, and stories together. Access information and resources to help your child develop on track in the areas of: fine motor skills, gross motor skills, problem solving, social emotional development, and speech & language. This free program runs for only three more weeks, on Thursday afternoons from 12:45 until 2:15, October 11/18/25. Our special guest at the October 11 session will be Sandra Southam, a speech pathologist. Then, on October 18, we are delighted to have Jodi from Shining Stars share a demonstration of one of her music programs.
You can bring home your own “Pumpkins at Midnight” canvas from the Rockyford Library’s Paint Night in the Village, Thursday, October 24, 7:00 p.m. Registration fee covers the cost of all of your supplies and some instruction. You don’t need any previous knowledge or experience to join in the fun. Please register in advance at the Rockyford Library (403-5333964) as space is limited.
Learn basic computer functions, skills, and terms at Wheatland Further Education Society’s Beginner Computer Skills session over two evenings at the Rockyford Library. The two classes will be on October 18 and 25, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. A certificate of completion will be presented to participants who complete both evenings. Contact WFES for further information at (403) 934-5785.
Register for a two-evening course at the Rockyford Library that will guide you through some of Windows 10’s key features and how to perform some common tasks. Receive a certificate of attendance at the completion of the second evening. Program runs on two consecutive Thursdays (November 1 & 8) at the library, from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Contact Wheatland Further Education Society for more information at 403-9345785, by email at email@example.com or in person at 125 2nd Avenue, Strathmore.
Join us at the library on Saturday, October 20, from 10:00 a.m. until noon, with your family. Enjoy a fun painting session. “Twins” is an image of two cats hugging; a copy of the image you will work on can be seen at the Rockyford Library. This program is open to anyone aged 7+. Please contact the library to reserve your spot as space is limited.
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