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May 2017

May 04
Harmattan Annual Fashion Show
Thursday 7 am

Join us for the Harmattan Annual Fashion Show on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Harmattan Community Hall.

Tickets are available by calling Darlene at 403-556-2480.

The Hall is located 2km south of Highway 27 on RR 40.

For more information on the hall or ball diamond contact Donna at 403-556-2290.

May 06
Olds Hike for Hospice
Holy Trinity Catholic School
Saturday 8 am

Come hike with the Olds Hospice Society! Registration is at 8:45 am on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Start is at 10 am at Holy Trinity Catholic School.

Run, walk, or wheel along trails in Olds for 1 km or 5 km. Register and collect your pledges as an individual or a team. Pledge sheets available at Wild Rose Medical Centre, Bean Brokers, or on our website (see above). Call 403-559-7214 for further information.

May 06
Water Valley Road Cleanup
Water Valley Community Hall
Saturday 9 am

Set for Saturday, May 6, 2017 with meetup at the Water Valley Community Hall at 9 a.m. Rainout day is Saturday, May 13, 2017. For more information contact Shawna Ward at sward@chinooksedge.ab.ca.

May 06
Water Valley Community Monthly Bottle Drive
Water Valley Community Hall
Saturday
10 am to 3 pm

MONTHLY BOTTLE DRIVE: 1st Saturday of every month. Meet at the Water Valley Community Hall. Runs from 10am-3pm.

All donations will go towards the New Hall!

May 06
Westerdale Community Association Annual Steak Fry
Westerdale Community Hall
Saturday 5 pm

This 31st annual event is scheduled for May 6, 2017 at the Westerdale Hall. For tickets, contact Westerdale Community Association members or call 403-809-6831 for more information. Also contact us using the below email address or through our Facebook page (search Westerdale Community Association).

For information on hall rental and association activities please email westerdalehall@gmail.com or check us out on Facebook.

May 10
Advanced Fencing for Precision Grazing
Clyde Farm - Bearberry
Wednesday
9 am to 1 pm

Join us for the Advanced Fencing for Precision Grazing demonstration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10th, at Clyde Farm in Bearberry.

Cost is $20 or free for all Grey Wooded Forage Association members. Lunch is provided.

Register on Eventbrite or call GWFA at 403-844-2645.

Presenters include GWFA, Fotocure, GreenEdges, Gallagher, Sundog Solar and Jerremie Clyde.

Sponsored in part by Mountain View County.

Directions: Hwy 22 to Sundre, Turn West on Bearberry Road (Twp 334), turn south on RR 63. Drive three-quarters of a mile: Clyde Farm on east side.

May 13
Bergen Indoor Garage Sale
Bergen Community Hall
Saturday
9 am to 2 pm

Join us on Saturday, May 13th at the Bergen Community Hall for the annual BCA Indoor Garage Sale. Doors open at 9 am and the event runs until 2 pm. Tables are $15 and interested exhibitors can call 403-638-2842 to book.

May 14
Fallen Timber Mother’s Day Beef BBQ
Fallen Timber Community Hall
Sunday
2 pm to 6 pm

Join us on Sunday, May 14th at the Fallen Timber Community Hall for the annual Fallen Timber Mother’s Day Beef BBQ. Doors open at 2 pm and the event runs until 6 pm. Adults are $10, Children 12-and-under are $5, and children under 6 are free.

For information on hall or ball diamond rental contact Maggie at 403-335-8836.

May 15
James River Community Association Monthly Meeting
James River Community Hall
Monday 7 pm

Come find out more about the James River Community Association at the Monthly Meeting set for Monday, May 15th at 7:30 p.m.

Everyone welcome!

May 16
McDougal Flats Fire SMART Presentation & Supper
McDougal Hall
Tuesday 6 pm

Join us at McDougal Hall on Tuesday, May 16th to learn about fire risks and management on your property and enjoy a potluck supper with your neighbours. All are welcome! Bring cold cuts and salads, as buns will be provided. Sponsored by the McDougal Flats Area Protection Society. Supper and presentation begin at 6 pm sharp!

Everyone is welcome to attend!

May 20
Mountain View BearSmart Family Fun Day
Elkton Valley Campground
Saturday
11 am to 3 pm

YOU ARE INVITED!

9th Annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 20th , 2017 from 11 am to 3 pm. Presented by Mountain View BearSmart.

11 am to Noon

  • Displays of information on bear and cougar biology and safety; how to identify black bear, grizzly bear, cougar, wolves and coyotes from their skulls, paw prints, claws and hides; Crafts for the kids.

Noon to 1 pm

  • Free hot dog lunch and crafts for the kids continues. (A donation to help fund our events is greatly appreciated)

1 to 2 pm

  • Bear and cougar safety presentations

2 to 3 pm

  • Outdoor demonstrations (how to use bear spray as a deterrent); Treasure Hunt for the kids (weather permitting of course)

Directions: On Highway 22, go to the Elkton Road turnoff (7 miles north of Cremona or 9.5 miles south of Highway 27), go west on Elkton Road for almost 1.5 miles (watch for the campground signs and do not cross the bridge), turn right and follow the road over a couple of cattle guards and past the trailer sites to the registration entrance. The event is held in the large green and white metal sided building.

May 20
BudBarn Museum 10th Anniversary Fundraiser
BudBarn Museum - Neapolis
Saturday 12 pm to Sunday 1 am

The Neapolis Historical Association is hosting the 10th anniversary of The BudBarn Museum Saturday, May 20, 2017. There will be live entertainment, food and refreshments available 12 pm to 1 am.

In keeping with our past community donations to the Volunteer Fire Dept. and the Heli Pad Project we would like to combine this event in support of the Mountain View Food Bank. Anyone donating three canned food or non perishable items will receive Free Admission. For those willing to provide a pot luck dish Admission is also Free. General Admission is $5 per person, kids under 10 are Free, a portion of which will also go to the food bank.

That day we will also hold a memorial for two valuable members that have passed away this year. Mr. Brian Wescome “BudMan Calgary” an avid collector himself has left his entire Budweiser collection to The BudBarn Museum. This substantial collection is now on display in the newly renovated lobby. Also missed is Mr. Coby Christman of Cranbrook BC who will be honored for his volunteer efforts.

Please come out in support of this 10th Anniversary Celebration to benefit our community May 20th. Over night camping is available for self contained RV’s if needed by out of town folks. Call 403-335-3573, email TheBudBarnMuseum@gmail.com or visit our site event page at www.TheBudBarn.com for more information.

May 31
Olds Rural Crime Watch Association Regular Meeting
Mountain View County Office - Council Chambers
Wednesday 7 pm

Join us for the next regular meeting on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mountain View County office. Everyone is welcome and memberships will be available. Check our website closer to the date for an agenda.