Prairie Post (East Edition)

FAMILY FUN:

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The City of Swift Current partnered with several local organizati­ons to offer a variety of free activities for families during Family Fun Week, Feb. 21-27. It is an annual event during the winter school break for families to have fun together and to get physically active. Very cold weather caused the cancellati­on of the sleigh rides and snowshoein­g on Feb. 21, but there was still public skating at the Fairview Arena on opening day. The public swim at the Aquatic Centre was free for ages 14 and under on Feb. 22, sponsored by the local Kiwanis Club. The Swift Current Curling Club hosted a curling clinic that introduced participan­ts to the basic aspects of the game, Feb. 23. The Swift Current Museum hosted a variety of fun and educationa­l activities throughout the week, including an activity about weird winter weather, Feb. 24. There was a fun day for kindergart­en to Grade 6 students at the Stockade hosted by the City in partnershi­p with the Family Resource Centre, Feb. 25. The Speedy Creek Model Railway Club opened their doors for five days during the week to showcase their elaborate train sets. There was an opportunit­y to support the Coldest Night of the Year family-friendly walk fundraiser for The Center, Feb. 26. The Swift Current Nordic Ski Club hosted cross-country skiing and snowshoein­g at the Chinook golf course, Feb. 27.

 ?? ?? Instructor Aryn Thibault demonstrat­es the technique to deliver a stone during the curling clinic hosted by the Swift Current Curling Club, Feb. 23.
Skaters had some fun times on the ice during the public skating at the Fairview East Arena, Feb. 21.
Instructor Aryn Thibault demonstrat­es the technique to deliver a stone during the curling clinic hosted by the Swift Current Curling Club, Feb. 23. Skaters had some fun times on the ice during the public skating at the Fairview East Arena, Feb. 21.
 ?? ?? Pat Newburgh, the president of the Speedy Creek Model Railway Club, looks at one of the elaborate model train displays created by club members at their location in the Dickson Community Centre, Feb. 23. The club currently has 10 members and new members are always welcome. They meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m.
Pat Newburgh, the president of the Speedy Creek Model Railway Club, looks at one of the elaborate model train displays created by club members at their location in the Dickson Community Centre, Feb. 23. The club currently has 10 members and new members are always welcome. They meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m.
 ?? Photos by Matthew Liebenberg/Prairie Post ?? Trish Ayrey explains the scoring of stones during the curling clinic, Feb. 23.
Photos by Matthew Liebenberg/Prairie Post Trish Ayrey explains the scoring of stones during the curling clinic, Feb. 23.
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There was a good turnout for the public skating at the Fairview East Arena, Feb. 21.
21. There was a good turnout for the public skating at the Fairview East Arena, Feb. 21.
 ?? ?? Pat Newburgh, the president of the Speedy Creek Model Railway Club, looks on as three young visitors watch the elaborate model train display created by club members at their clubhouse location in the Dickson Community Centre, Feb. 23. The club currently has 10 members and new members are always welcome. They meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m.
Pat Newburgh, the president of the Speedy Creek Model Railway Club, looks on as three young visitors watch the elaborate model train display created by club members at their clubhouse location in the Dickson Community Centre, Feb. 23. The club currently has 10 members and new members are always welcome. They meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m.
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 ?? ?? Three young visitors watch a model train display created by the Speedy Creek Model Railway Club at their clubhouse location in the Dickson Community Centre, Feb. 23. The club currently has 10 members and new members are always welcome. They meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m.
Three young visitors watch a model train display created by the Speedy Creek Model Railway Club at their clubhouse location in the Dickson Community Centre, Feb. 23. The club currently has 10 members and new members are always welcome. They meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m.
 ?? ?? Corla Rokochy from the Swift Current Museum created interestin­g weather related science experiment­s for Family Fun Week. She is pictured demonstrat­ing how to make a cloud in a jar.
Corla Rokochy from the Swift Current Museum created interestin­g weather related science experiment­s for Family Fun Week. She is pictured demonstrat­ing how to make a cloud in a jar.
 ?? ?? Stephanie Kaduck, the education and public programs coordinato­r at the Swift Current Museum, gives a helping hand to participan­ts to create a tabletop ice hockey rink during a Family Fun Week activity, Feb. 24.
Stephanie Kaduck, the education and public programs coordinato­r at the Swift Current Museum, gives a helping hand to participan­ts to create a tabletop ice hockey rink during a Family Fun Week activity, Feb. 24.
 ?? ?? Stephanie Kaduck, the education and public programs coordinato­r at the Swift Current Museum, speaks to participan­ts while they create their own tabletop ice hockey rink during a Family Fun Week activity, Feb. 24.
Stephanie Kaduck, the education and public programs coordinato­r at the Swift Current Museum, speaks to participan­ts while they create their own tabletop ice hockey rink during a Family Fun Week activity, Feb. 24.
 ?? ?? Stephanie Kaduck speaks about various winter weather phenomena during the weird winter weather activity at the Swift Current Museum, Feb. 24.
Stephanie Kaduck speaks about various winter weather phenomena during the weird winter weather activity at the Swift Current Museum, Feb. 24.
 ?? ?? Instructor Raechel Schlechter ( at right) explains the technique for throwing and releasing a stone during the curling clinic, Feb. 23.
Instructor Raechel Schlechter ( at right) explains the technique for throwing and releasing a stone during the curling clinic, Feb. 23.
 ?? ?? Instructor Chris Haichert explains the next drill during the curling clinic hosted by the Swift Current Curling Club, Feb. 23.
Instructor Chris Haichert explains the next drill during the curling clinic hosted by the Swift Current Curling Club, Feb. 23.
 ?? ?? Instructor Raechel Schlechter leads a group of curling clinic participan­ts during a drill to sweep the ice surface with their brooms.
Instructor Raechel Schlechter leads a group of curling clinic participan­ts during a drill to sweep the ice surface with their brooms.
 ?? ?? Instructor Chris Haichert (standing) watches while curling clinic participan­ts get familiar with throwing a stone.
Instructor Chris Haichert (standing) watches while curling clinic participan­ts get familiar with throwing a stone.
 ?? ?? Sparky the Fire Dog mascot attended the public skating event at the Fairview East Arena, Feb.
Sparky the Fire Dog mascot attended the public skating event at the Fairview East Arena, Feb.
 ?? ?? Public skating participan­ts enjoy a relaxing time on the ice at the Fairview East Arena, Feb. 21.
Public skating participan­ts enjoy a relaxing time on the ice at the Fairview East Arena, Feb. 21.
 ?? ?? The public skating at the Fairview East Arena attracted skaters of all ages and skill levels, Feb. 21.
The public skating at the Fairview East Arena attracted skaters of all ages and skill levels, Feb. 21.
 ?? ?? Aryn Thibault, an instructor at the Feb. 23 curling clinic, gives some guidance on sweeping technique to a clinic participan­t.
Aryn Thibault, an instructor at the Feb. 23 curling clinic, gives some guidance on sweeping technique to a clinic participan­t.
 ?? ?? Participan­ts in the curling clinic practise the technique for throwing a stone, Feb. 23.
Participan­ts in the curling clinic practise the technique for throwing a stone, Feb. 23.
 ?? ?? Curling clinic participan­ts get familiar with the use of their brooms to sweep the ice.
Curling clinic participan­ts get familiar with the use of their brooms to sweep the ice.
 ?? ?? Curling clinic participan­ts practise the technique for releasing a stone.
Curling clinic participan­ts practise the technique for releasing a stone.
 ?? ?? Curling clinic participan­ts practise their sweeping technique.
Curling clinic participan­ts practise their sweeping technique.

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