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Nov 02
Board Development Workshop
Rosebud Community Hall (1375 Twp. Rd, 314)
Thursday 09:30 am to 03:30 pm

Are you a new board member wanting to learn more about your role, or an experienced board member wishing to enhance your skills and work effectively as a team?
In this one-day workshop, you will discover how to:

  • Define legal and ethical responsibilities
  • ldentify their role in governing the organization
  • Avoid staff and volunteer burnout
  • Develop policies and procedures
  • Effectively make consistent decisions
  • Encourage teamwork between the board and staff

This workshop is FREE to Mountain View County residents currently involved, or those wanting to learn more about roles in non-profit organizations.

  • Facilitator: Milena Santoro, Volunteer Management lnstitute
  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 -  9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m
  • Rosebud Community Hall
  • 1375 Twp. Rd, 314, Didsbury, Alberta, T0M 0W0

To register, visit Workshops & Training page on our website volunteercentral.ca or email info@volunteercentral.ca or phone (403) 346-3710.

Nov 04
Fall Ball at the Hall - James River
James River Community Hall
Saturday 09:00 pm

Set for Saturday, November 4th starting at 9 pm. Featuring Local Live Band TC & Company! Event includes a Cash Bar & Shuttle Service.

Tickets: JRCA Members $20/person; Non-Members $30/person. Tickets are available at the James River Store and Kodiak Deli in Sundre.

Must be 18 or over to purchase!

Nov 05
Turkey Dinner
Fallen Timber Community Hall
Sunday 02:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Join us at the Fallen Timber Community Hall on Sunday, November 5th for the Annual Fallen Timber Community Association Turkey Dinner.

The event starts at 2 pm and runs to 6 pm.

Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under, and free for children under six.

Nov 05
Annual Turkey Supper
Eagle Hill Memorial Community Centre
Sunday 04:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Set for Sunday, Nov. 5th at the Memorial Community Centre in Eagle Hill.

Everyone is welcome! Cost is $15 for adults, $10 for 7 to 10 year olds, and free for children 6 and under.

Nov 07
Rural Renewables for Alberta Farmers
Eagle Hill Memorial Community Centre
Tuesday 10:00 am to 03:00 pm

This one-day workshop will cover solar system siting, installation, permitting process, economics and micro-generation options. The latest information on incentives through Growing Forward and the Provincial Residential and Commercial Solar Program will be provided.

Free workshop, Lunch & Coffee provided.

Location: Eagle Hill Memorial Community Centre

Registration at 9:30am, workshop begins at 10:00am

Speakers:

Rob Harlan, Executive Director, Solar Energy Society of Alberta

Vern Steinborn, Energy Outreach Officer, SouthGrow Regional Initiative

Registration Deadline: November 3

Register Online at This Link!

For more information contact Daniela at Mountain View County Agricultural Services

Phone: 403-335-3311 Ext 204 email: dlemus@mvcounty.com

Hosted by Mountain View County

Sponsor: Alberta Agriculture & Forestry

Nov 08
Regular County Council Meeting
Mountain View County Council Chambers.
Wednesday 09:00 am

Scheduled meeting for Mountain View County Council.

Meeting start at or after 9 a.m. at Council Chambers in County Office

Agendas for Regular Council Meeting are available at the following link:

Nov 14
Environmental Farm Plan Workshop
Mountain View County Office: 1408 - Twp Rd 320 (Bergen Rd)
Tuesday 09:30 am

Sustainable Sourcing is coming, let's get ahead of it! Join us at an Environmental Farm Plan Workshop!

Over 9000 Alberta producers have demonstrated their commitment to environmental stewardship by completing an EFP. Many more will want to complete one to meet the rising demand for sustainably sourced food products.

Free Workshop, Coffee & Lunch provided.

Location: Mountain View County Office Council Chambers

Registration opens at 9:30am with a 10:00am start.

An Online version of the EFP workbook will be facilitated. Trained technicians will be on site to help you work through the chapters of the EFP workbook on the computer.

Bring your own laptop or we can provide one. Space is limited, please register as soon as possible.

More information on the program can be found at:

http://www.albertaefp.com/

Registration Deadline: November 10

Register Online at this link!

For more information contact Daniela at Mountain View County Agricultural Services, Phone: 403-335-3311 Ext 204 email: dlemus@mvcounty.com

Hosted by Mountain View County, Grey Wooded Forage Association & Foothills Forage Association

Nov 17
Carstairs 25th Annual Christmas Craft Sale
Carstairs Community Hall
Friday 02:00 pm to 08:00 pm

The 25th Annual Carstairs Christmas Craft Sale this weekend, Friday, November 17th from 2 pm to 8 pm and Saturday November 18th  from 10 am to 4 pm.

Come and join us for the Carstairs Annual Christmas Craft Fair at the Carstairs Community Hall! Start your Christmas shopping early and enjoy the first festive event of the season!

Nov 18
Bearberry Christmas Craft Sale
Bearberry Community Hall
Saturday 10:00 am to 06:00 pm

Annual Christmas Craft Sale event is Saturday, November 18th from 10 am to 6 pm at the Bearberry Community Hall. Table rentals are available for $10 per table. For table rentals contact dm.fire@hotmail.com or call 403-638-5048. Concession will be available. Proceeds from the event go to the Adam’s Army Charity.

Nov 18
Carstairs 25th Annual Christmas Craft Sale
Carstairs Community Hall
Saturday 10:00 am to 04:00 pm

The 25th Annual Carstairs Christmas Craft Sale this weekend, Friday, November 17th from 2 pm to 8 pm and Saturday November 18th  from 10 am to 4 pm.

Come and join us for the Carstairs Annual Christmas Craft Fair at the Carstairs Community Hall! Start your Christmas shopping early and enjoy the first festive event of the season!

Nov 18
Didsbury Knox United Church Turkey Supper
Didsbury Knox United Church
Saturday 04:30 pm

Set for Saturday, November 18th at the Knox United Church in Didsbury (19th Ave & 14th Street). Entertainment starts at 4:30 pm and supper is at 5 pm. Tickets sold at the door: $15 Adults; Children under 10 $5; Children under six free; Family (2 adults & 3 children under 12) $40.

Nov 18
2nd Annual Hospital Futures Gala
Sundre Community Centre
Saturday 05:00 pm

Set for Saturday, Nov. 18th. Doors open at 5 pm, supper at 6 pm.

Join the Sundre Hospital Futures Committee as we honour 50 years of health professionals in Sundre.

Tickets and silent auction donations: Dougan's Farm Supply. Cost is $40 per ticket; $300 for a table of 8.

Information: Tara Tooth at 403-507-9664 or dougansfamandfeed@hotmail.com

Nov 18
Bergen Ladies Aid Auction Sale
Bergen Community Hall
Saturday 07:00 pm

Join the Bergen Ladies Aid for the annual Auction Sale on Saturday, November 18th at the Bergen Community Hall.

Doors open at 7 pm and the auction begins at 7:30 pm.

Bidding items include: hand-stitched quilts, wool-tied quilts, knitting, sewing, baking and more! There is also free coffee and donuts.

Nov 18
An Evening of Bluegrass, Country & Classics
Cremona Community Hall
Saturday 07:30 pm

Cremona Community Hall presents on Saturday, November 18th for an evening of Bluegrass, Country and Classics with Prairie’s Edge at the Cremona Hall. Tickets are $20 and available from CCC board members or call Mary at 403-637-2763. Show time is 7:30 pm with lunch and a cash bar provided.

Nov 19
Rugby Hall Annual Turkey Dinner
Rugby Hall
Sunday 02:00 pm

All You Can Eat Turkey Dinner!

Rugby Hall Annual Turkey Dinner including full course meal and dessert. Adults $12, Youth (12 and under) $5, Pre-School age eat for free!

Come enjoy the best Turkey Dinner in the County on Sunday November 19th at the Rugby Hall, located on RR4, south of Hwy 582.

It all starts at 2 p.m.!

Nov 19
Author Talk - Stephen Jenkinson
Pomeroy Inn & Suites Olds - Centennial Room
Sunday 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Join Canadian culture activist and author Stephen Jenkinson for an Author Talk on Sunday, November 19th from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites in Olds.

Title of the talk: Die Wise - Making Meaning of the Ending of Days.

Pre-registration is recommended, sponsored tickets so no purchase necessary:

You can also check out the above link to learn more about Stephen Jenkinson and his work or visit:

Nov 19
Mountain View Film Group Presents!
Mayfair Cinema - Olds
Sunday 03:00 pm

Join the Mountain View Film Group for the monthly feature film from the Toronto International Film Festival at the Mayfair Cinema in Olds.

For November, the feature film is Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World.

The film starts at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 19th.

Nov 20
Agricultural Service Board Monthly Meeting
Mountain View County Council Chambers
Monday 09:00 am

Scheduled meeting for Mountain View County Agricultural Service Board.

Meeting start at or after 9 a.m. at Council Chambers in the County Office.

Agendas for the Ag Service Board are available at the following link:

Nov 22
Regular County Council Meeting
Mountain View County Council Chambers
Wednesday 09:00 am

Scheduled meeting for Mountain View County Council.

Meeting start at or after 9 a.m. at Council Chambers in County Office

Agendas for Regular Council Meeting are available at the following link:

Nov 24
Conserving Your Land - Estate and Succession Planning Tools
Olds Municipal Library
Friday 09:30 am to 03:00 pm

A collaborative workshop with expertise from Legacy Land Trust Society, Legal and Accounting professionals to help explain how land conservation tools can be used to support estate and succession planning.

Friday, November 24, 2017 @ Olds Library (Lion’s Den), Olds, AB

  • Registration and coffee at 9:30 am
  • Session from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • $25 registration fee, lunch included

Please register by Friday, Nov. 17 at tammy@legacylandtrustsociety.ca or 403-556-1029.

Sponsored by Martinson & Harder Law Office, and BDO Canada.

Nov 25
Water Valley Christmas in the Valley - Country Market
At and Around Water Valley Community Hall
Saturday 10:00 am to 04:00 pm

The Annual Water Valley Christmas in the Valley Country Market is set for Saturday, Nov. 25th all around the Community Hall!

Activities start at 10 am and run to 4 pm. Sleigh Rides, Fireworks, a visit from Santa, kids crafts, 40 vendors, hot food, bonfire s'mores station and much, much more!

Nov 25
Bergen Christmas Market
Bergen Community Hall
Saturday 10:00 am to 02:00 pm

Join us Saturday, November 25th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bergen Christmas Market. A variety of goods and products available. Friendly faces and good conversation too. All takes place at the Bergen Community Hall.

Nov 26
Carstairs Museum Sunday Afternoon Concert Series
Carstairs Museum
Sunday 02:00 pm

Next up on the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series Fall Line-up: The North Westerlies – Sunday, November 26, 2017.

All concerts are at the Carstairs Museum at 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $20, Children are free, and tickets can be reserved by calling 403-337-3710. Refreshments are served.

Nov 26
Hope 4 MVC Kids - Annual General Meeting
Carstairs Artisan Market
Sunday 07:00 pm

Join us for Hope 4 MVC Kids Annual General Meeting on Sunday, November 26th, starting at 7 pm at the Carstairs Artisan Market. We are seeking a Volunteer Communications Director & General Board Directors.

Nominations for all positions will need to be received by emailing resume to founder@hope4mvckids.org one week prior to the AGM.

Nov 28
Bearberry Community Christmas Luncheon
Bearberry Community Hall
Tuesday 12:00 pm to 02:00 pm

Lunch and Socializing on Tuesday, November 28th, from noon to 2 p.m., at the Bearberry Community Hall. Please bring a non-perishable item instead of a present. All proceeds go to the McDougal Flats Foodbank.

Nov 28
Open House - S. Carstairs Economic Growth Node Area Structure Plan
Carstairs & District Community Hall
Tuesday 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Mountain View County and the South Carstairs Economic Growth Node Area Structure Plan Steering Committee invites the community to an Open House to discuss the creation of this plan to guide development in the area.

The Steering Committee Members and County staff will be on hand to discuss the area boundaries and proposed policies, and will also be available for one-on-one discussions before and after the formal presentation.

Date:    Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time:    6 PM to 8 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Location:    Carstairs & District Community Hall

An Area Structure Plan is an important document that provides a sustainable land-use planning framework that will guide future subdivision and development within the plan area, in accordance with Mountain View County’s Municipal Development Plan.

For information, contact Tracey Connatty, Planner II, at 403-335-3311 ext 225 or by email at tconnatty@mvcounty.com

Nov 29
Olds - Didsbury - Sundre Rural Crime Watch Meeting
Mountain View County Council Chambers
Wednesday 07:30 pm

The Olds-Didsbury-Sundre Rural Crime Watch board is holding a regular meeting on Wednesday, November 19th, 7:30 pm at the Mountain View County Office, in the Council Chambers.

The speaker will be Kathleen Windsor re: Facebook for RCW. Meetings are open to the public, and new members are encouraged!

Nov 30
Olds Kiwanis Performing Arts Concert Series - Celtic Tenors
Trans Canada Theatre - Olds
Thursday 07:30 pm

Thursday, November 30, 2017; 7:30 pm at the Trans Canada Theatre in Olds.
Tickets: $40 available at this link: Online Tickets
Returning for second time, The Celtic Tenors are the most successful classical crossover artists ever to emerge from Ireland. The only tenor group with a truly global audience, The Celtic Tenors will give you a night to remember. They genuinely love what they do and you’ll see that shine through – you’ll get more than a performance by world-class artists. You’ll enjoy an evening to savour and a night with tenors who despite their incredible success don’t take themselves too seriously!