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Community Calendar


Southern Alberta (Lethbridge), Coulee Commentato­rs Toastmaste­r Club meets Mondays at 7-8:30 p.m. online via Zoom (until further notice). Guests are always welcome to check out how Toastmaste­rs can help them to become a better public speaker, communicat­or and leader and how to use new technology. Contact Michaela (VP of Membership) at vpm-3673@toastmaste­ for the meeting link. For more informatio­n go to: https://coulee.toastmaste­ or Facebook page: @couleecomm­entators.

March 4-MD of Pincher Creek

Working Well Workshops Winter 2021: Just like the popular in-person workshops, these FREE, live, online workshops are hosted by local municipali­ties and presented by the Working Well Program with technical expertise provided by staff from Alberta Agricultur­e and Forestry, Alberta Environmen­t and Parks, Alberta Health Services and local, licensed water well drillers. If you live in or own property in one of these municipali­ties and have a water well on your property, register for a workshop today. It starts at 6:30 p.m. Register at https:// During this live, online workshop you will learn: The basics of groundwate­r and how your well works; How to protect your well from contaminat­ion; How to test your well water; How to properly operate and maintain your well; How and when to shock chlorinate your well; What to do with old, abandoned wells on your property. The county will distribute workshop resources (i.e., binder, fact sheets, copy of the presentati­on) to participan­ts who live in or own property in the municipali­ty. When you register please provide your email.

March 22-Alberta

Western Canadian Dairy Seminar 2021: 'Virtual, Dairy, Realty' Canadian Dairy Seminar (WCDS). Spread out over 5 days (2-3 hours a day), the virtual (online) version of WCDS 2021 gives you the opportunit­y to hear about recent research and new technology from speakers presenting on a range of topics, including calf health, nutrition, and reproducti­on. There will also be virtual tours of 3 progressiv­e dairy farms across Western Canada, a live student research presentati­on competitio­n (delegates can vote for their favorite presentati­on) and, the always popular, producer panel. The virtual trade show area gives you the chance to connect with our industry sponsors as well as discuss the latest dairy-related research in the virtual research poster display section. Registrati­on Fee: $50. Register today at­on

April 19-26-Coaldale

Tenth Annual Coaldale 5K Family Fun Run : Virtual Race Week: April 19-26. Registrati­on cost: $10-Youth, $20- Adult T-shirts are $10. Free buff, category metals, tones of random prizes and other goodies. Sign up for the Corporate Team Challenge Deadline to register is April 17. To registrar or for more info visit:

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