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

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 wfes@tlus.net 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.

If you have any news, sports events you would like to see in this col­umn, please give me a call at 533-3930 or send me an email to Tracy.clyne1@gmail. com by Fri­day af­ter­noon. Have a great week ev­ery­body.

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