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Sept. 22 — Bar U His­toric Site

A sec­ond Thresh­ing Day and Ham­burger Soup Fundraiser takes place on Satur­day, Septem­ber 22. The Bar U com­mu­nity has been cel­e­brat­ing “Rhythm of the Land” from spring seed plant­ing through fall har­vest. The stooks are dry­ing for the fi­nal stage – the Thresh­ing! Thresh­ing will take place on Sept. 22. Join the har­vest crew load­ing the bun­dles onto horse drawn wag­ons for their jour­ney to the vin­tage thresh­ing ma­chine. Dur­ing the thresh­ing, join in­ter­preters and a special guest pre­sen­ta­tion by the Cana­dian Food In­spec­tion Agency (CFIA) rep­re­sen­ta­tive Kath­leen MacDon­ald on “Farm to Ta­ble”, fea­tur­ing food safety in Canada. On Septem­ber 22, join the Friends of the Bar U His­toric Ranch As­so­ci­a­tion for a Ham­burger Soup Fundraiser be­ing served at the har­vest with all pro­ceeds go­ing to the Friends of the Bar U. Septem­ber 27-Coutts

The Bor­der Ras­cals So­cial Club potluck goes at 5:30 p.m. at Rec Hall. If you are over 55, please at­tend. Phone Jim at 587-762-0212.

Septem­ber 29 — Leth­bridge

The Friends of the Helen Schuler Na­ture Cen­tre So­ci­ety is proud to present the of­fi­cial DVD re­lease of the lo­cal doc­u­men­tary Wildlife of the Old­man River Val­ley filmed by Rick An­drews. The screen­ing and DVD re­lease will take place on Satur­day, Septem­ber 29, 2018, at 3:00p.m. at the Leth­bridge Pub­lic Li­brary (main branch) in sup­port of the Helen Schuler Na­ture Cen­tre’s Out­door Learn­ing Class­room and Am­phithe­atre pro­ject. Those wish­ing to se­cure seats at the screen­ing are en­cour­aged to do so be­fore seats sell out at https://na­ture­cen­tre. ca/events De­tailed in­for­ma­tion on the Out­door Learn­ing Class­room and Am­phithe­atre pro­ject is avail­able at https://na­ture­cen­tre.ca/out­door­class­room-and-am­phithe­atre-pro­ject/

Septem­ber 30 —Milk River

St. Peter's Catholic Church An­nual Fall DIn­ner at the Milk River Civic Cen­tre starts at 1 p.m. Cost is adults $15; children 6-10 is $5 and 5 and un­der are free. Make ta­ble and silent auc­tion.

Septem­ber 30 — Leth­bridge

South Coun­try Jam­boree So­ci­ety will hold a jam ses­sion Sept. 30 at 1p.m. at Leth­bridge Le­gion. Meals may be or­dered from Great Plate Cater­ing af­ter 3 p.m.

Oc­to­ber 4 — Leth­bridge

Hosted by Ro­tary Club of Leth­bridge Sun­rise on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 4, from 7– 8:15 a.m. at the Nord-Bridge Se­nior Cen­tre, (1904 – 13 Av­enue North) in Leth­bridge the Los Ami­gos Send-Off Break­fast will take place. Ve­hi­cles de­part at 8:15 a.m. Break­fast will be served at 7:00 am Pay at the door - $15 – Cash or cheque. The Los Ami­gos con­voy of six ve­hi­cles will de­part for Mex­ico at 8:15 a.m. on Oc­to­ber 4. Join them for the Send-Off Break­fast and bid farewell to our 2018 pro­ject team!

Oc­to­ber 5-6 — Leth­bridge

Leth­bridge Volk­swa­gen Ok­to­ber­fest YQL is back for it's 5th year of great Ger­man Beer, great Ger­man Food and amaz­ing en­ter­tain­ment. We have ex­panded to Ex­hi­bi­tion Park this year to ex­pand and grow the fes­ti­val and are ex­cited to turn the main pav­il­ion into a Bier Haus. Make sure to get your early bird tick­ets: It is 5 dol­lars un­til July 1st and then 10 dol­lars un­til the fes­ti­val and 20 at the door. Takes place at Ex­hi­bi­tion Park. Check out www.eventbrite

Oc­to­ber 13— Leth­bridge

Strength­en­ing Vol­un­teer Boards: Would you like to en­hance your skills as a Board Mem­ber? Vol­un­teer Leth­bridge, in part­ner­ship with the Board Devel­op­ment Pro­gram are of­fer­ing a ses­sion that will equip you with tools to an­swer the ques­tions you have about the role of a Board Mem­ber. The ses­sion will be held Oc­to­ber 13, (8:30am to 4:30 p.m.) at the of­fice of Vol­un­teer Leth­bridge. Cost to Vol­un­teer Leth­bridge mem­bers $25; non-mem­bers $35 (lunch in­cluded). To reg­is­ter con­tact Keith Nalder at 403-332-4320, or email: out­reach@vol­un­teer leth­bridge.com Reg­is­tra­tion Dead­line is Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 6.

Novem­ber 10 — Coutts

Coutts Christ­mas Mar­ket: call for ven­dors. Takes place in the gym of the his­toric Coutts School. Ta­bles are $20 each. For more info, call Cindy Clarke at 687-762-0212or email cindyclarke@the­clayteacher.com

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