I hope everyone enjoyed the Rockyford Lions 62nd Rodeo this past weekend. Special thanks are extended to the many community volunteers who made this annual event a success.
The Rockyford Lions Club is once again offering a one thousand dollar scholarship to a 2019 high school graduate (who resides in Rockyford) who will be attending a post secondary school this Fall. Applications are available by calling Randy Melcher.
Minecraft at the Rockyford Library event is on Wednesday, July 31, 3:30-5:00 p.m. Come learn and play the popular computer game for free but space is limited so call ahead to book your spot (403) 533-3964.
The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition (TREX) Beyond the Patch: Stories from Wood Buffalo has arrived at the Rockyford Library. See the region from the point of view of its local artists’ drawings, paintings, and photographs. A truly Canadian experience and it’s free of charge!
The 4th Teen Summer Reading challenge is on! Between July 22 and August 2 submit a short story about an adventure you have had or that you would like to have. A winner will be chosen to receive a book-themed tote bag or reading gloves of their choice and extra points! Two runners-up will also receive extra points. Go to teensummerlibraryexperience.ca for more information.
The Rockyford Library paint nights and family paint nights are on hold until September.
Birthday greetings to those of you celebrating this week are sent to; Mark Kathol and Mallory Nelson. Happy Anniversary to; Steven and Jodi de Groot and to anyone else celebrating a special occasion this week.
If you have any news or events you would like to see in this column, please give me a call at 533-3930 or send me an email to [email protected] by Friday afternoon.
Have a great Heritage Day long weekend everybody.