Please note the DATE CHANGE of the Curling Club’s Oyster Supper. It will now be held on Tuesday, November 6 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and NOT on Thursday, October 25.
Holistic Yoga with Gina Champigny is returning to the Rockyford Fitness Center starting on Thursday, October 25 from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. and runs for seven weeks. This class will stream through asanas (poses), incorporating breath work to integrate your body, breath and mind to lead you to a better state of health and well being. Enjoy the meditation and relaxation at the end to prepare you for your week. To register, please call Frances 934-4343 or Cathy 533-3860.
Birthday greetings to those of you celebrating this week are sent to; Kathy Gerritsen, Duncan Lawn, Howard Roppel, Zeph Brown, Ernest Walker and Nola Newitt. Happy Anniversary to; Wayne and Marnie Kathol on October 20 and to anyone else celebrating a special occasion this week.
Congratulations to the Rockyford Lions Club on winning Rodeo “Committee of the Year” at the Foothills Cowboy Association Finals this past weekend in Red Deer. A well deserved win for Arena Director Warren Kalbhen and his exceptional crew.
The first home tournament for the Rockyford Roughnecks hockey team will take place November 9 - 11 with the Bantam team hosting.
The Rockyford Friendship Center is having a Christmas Tea on Saturday, November 24 from 2 - 4 p.m. There will be a craft table, a bake table and a silent auction. Everyone is most welcome to attend.
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 two more weeks, on Thursday afternoon from 12:45 until 2:15, October 18/25. 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 25, 7:00 p.m. This 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 (403-533-3964) 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 403-934-5785, by email at [email protected] 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 or events you would like to see in this column, please give me a call at 533-3930 or send an email to [email protected] by Friday afternoon. Have a great week everybody and enjoy the Fall weather (finally).