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Jan 02
Harry Potter Escape Room
Carstairs Public Library - 1402 Scarlett Ranch Blvd
Wednesday 10:30 am

The Carstairs Library is putting on a Harry Potter Escape Room during Christmas holidays. Dates are; Dec. 28, Dec. 29, Jan. 2, Jan. 4 and Jan. 5. The group sizes are min of 3 max of 5 people. The Escape Room is ideal for ages 12 and up but other wizards are welcome with an adult in the group. Call 403-337-3943 or email carstairs@prl.ab.ca to save your spot and for more information.

Jan 04
Harry Potter Escape Room
Carstairs Public Library - 1402 Scarlett Ranch Blvd
Friday 10:30 am

The Carstairs Library is putting on a Harry Potter Escape Room during Christmas holidays. Dates are; Dec. 28, Dec. 29, Jan. 2, Jan. 4 and Jan. 5. The group sizes are min of 3 max of 5 people. The Escape Room is ideal for ages 12 and up but other wizards are welcome with an adult in the group. Call 403-337-3943 or email carstairs@prl.ab.ca to save your spot and for more information.

Jan 05
Harry Potter Escape Room
Carstairs Public Library - 1402 Scarlett Ranch Blvd
Saturday 10:30 am

The Carstairs Library is putting on a Harry Potter Escape Room during Christmas holidays. Dates are; Dec. 28, Dec. 29, Jan. 2, Jan. 4 and Jan. 5. The group sizes are min of 3 max of 5 people. The Escape Room is ideal for ages 12 and up but other wizards are welcome with an adult in the group. Call 403-337-3943 or email carstairs@prl.ab.ca to save your spot and for more information.

Jan 09
Community Connections Movie
Carstairs Public Library - 1402 Scarlett Ranch Blvd
Wednesday 01:00 pm

Come join us for the movie "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel". Showing at 1 pm at the Carstairs Public Library.

Jan 10
WVCA Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Water Valley Community Hall
Thursday 05:00 pm

All our valued volunteers are welcome to join, but please RSVP withTed/Dee Palendat at Palendat@hotmail.com or phone/text 403-819-2489.

This event will take place before the Annual General Meeting.

Jan 10
WVCA Annual General Meeting
Water Valley Community Hall
Thursday 07:00 pm

Join us for the Water Valley Community Association Annual General Meeting, set for Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the Water Valley Community Hall in the big room.

The AGM will start at 7 pm and will be followed by the WVCA regular meeting.

Everyone is welcome to attend and there are board positions open.

Jan 13
Mountain View Film Group Presents!
Mayfair Cinema - Olds
Sunday 11:30 am

Join us for our winter selection of films. All films are shown on select Sundays at the Mayfair Cinema in Olds. Show times on select Sundays are 11:30 am and 3 pm.

See trailers on the Film Group website at mountainviewfilmgroup.ca. Upcoming films include:

  • If Beale Street Could Talk, Sunday, January 13th
  • Shark Water Extinction, Sunday, February 10th.
  • Puzzle, Sunday, March 10th.
  • Promise at Dawn, Sunday, April 14th.

Tickets are $10 (regular admission), $5 (Students), or $60 for 8 films (punch ticket).

Jan 13
Mountain View Film Group Presents!
Mayfair Cinema - Olds
Sunday 03:00 pm

Join us for our winter selection of films. All films are shown on select Sundays at the Mayfair Cinema in Olds. Show times on select Sundays are 11:30 am and 3 pm.

See trailers on the Film Group website at mountainviewfilmgroup.ca. Upcoming films include:

  • If Beale Street Could Talk, Sunday, January 13th
  • Shark Water Extinction, Sunday, February 10th.
  • Puzzle, Sunday, March 10th.
  • Promise at Dawn, Sunday, April 14th.

Tickets are $10 (regular admission), $5 (Students), or $60 for 8 films (punch ticket).

Jan 16
Seated Chair Workout
Carstairs Public Library - 1402 Scarlett Ranch Blvd
Wednesday 11:30 am

There are eight classes, one every Wednesday until March 13 except Feb. 20. Seated chair is a gentle, low impact workout designed to help increase strength, balance and general well-being. The classes are instructed by Amber Nielson an AFLCA certified Fitness Instructor. For more information call Amber at 403-796-2900.

Jan 16
Winchell Lake Gravel Pit Development Open House
Chinook Creative Arts Building - Water Valley
Wednesday 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Residents in the Winchell Lake area are invited to an Open House to discuss the Winchell Lake Gravel Pit Development.

Join us from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Wednesday, January 16th a the Chinook Creative Arts Building (Water Valley School building). Don't miss this important session on the future direction of County operations in the Winchell Lake Gravel Pit. Call 403-335-3311 for more information.

Jan 17
Conserving Your Land: Estate and Succession Opportunities
Historical Water Valley School
Thursday 09:30 am to 03:00 pm

The Legacy Land Trust Society presents Conserving Your Land: Estate and Succession Opportunities.

Learn how land conservation tools can be used to support estate and succession planning.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Historical Water Valley School in Water Valley (south west of the intersection of Highway 597 and RR 52).

Registration and coffee at 9:30 am, followed by the session from 10 am to 3 pm.

$25 registration fee, lunch included, so please register by Friday, January 11, 2019 at owen@legacylandtrustsociety.ca or by calling 403-556-1029.

Sponsored by MHR Law LLP and Dart Bryant.

Jan 19
Ladies Livestock Lessons
Apple Creek Golf Course, 11064 Twp Road 275, Rocky View County
Saturday 09:00 am to 04:30 pm

Hang up your hat and attend the 2019 Ladies Livestock Lessons winter workshop at Apple Creek Golf Course (8min north of Airdrie).

An opportunity to learn, socialize & connect with farming women for $50 and includes all sessions, meals, coffee & snacks.

Registration starts at 8:30am, official program begins at 9 am. Pre-registration deadline is January 14, 2019!

Pre-register online at this link.

Agenda includes:

  • Social Media for Agriculture - Stina Nagel
  • Resilience: How Succession Planning builds Family Businesses - Maggie Van Camp
  • Grazing Management and Poisonous Plant ID - Donna Lawrence
  • Alberta Farm Animal Care 101 - Kristen Hall
  • Classroom Agriculture Program presentation
  • Breakout Sessions include:
  • Hybrid Vigor Scoring
  • Hands On Fencing

For more information contact Daniela at Mountain View County Agricultural Services (403-335-3311 Ext 204, or darcher@mvcounty.com) check out the Red-Bow Agricultural Partnership website: https://www.redbowag.com/

Event Day Contact - Lorelee Grattidge - 403-994-0837

Thank you to our Event Sponsors: Simonin Law, Alberta Beef Producers

Jan 19
Magic the Gathering Drop-in
Carstairs Public Library - 1402 Scarlett Ranch Blvd
Saturday 01:00 pm

Come enjoy battling creatures in this card game. If yu have your own deck bring it with you!

Bring friends and we wil teach you how to play. Drop-in event at the Carstairs Library for ages 9-plus. Need to be able to read cards.

More information: 403-337-3943 or carstairs@prl.ab.ca

Jan 21
Bearberry Community AGM
Bearberry Community Hall
Monday 07:00 pm

The Bearberry Wapitana Society will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Monday, January 21, 2019 at the Bearberry Community Hall. The meeting starts at 7 pm and all residents and landowners in Bearberry are invited and welcome to attend. For more information call Kathie at 403-638-2278 or email info@bearberrycommunity.com. You can also visit us online at www.bearberrycommunity.com.

Jan 21
Cremona Community Hall Society AGM
Cremona Community Hall
Monday 07:30 pm

The Cremona Hall Society Annual General Meeting and election of officers will be held Monday, January 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm. We continue to upgrade and improve with new renovations this past year for all needs of the community. New members are welcome. For information contact Mary at 403-637-2763.

Jan 23
Bergen Coffee Morning
Bergen Community Hall
Wednesday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Next Coffee Morning is Wednesday, January 23rd and every Wednesday going forward at the Community Hall! Starts at 10 am and runs to noon. Homemade treats for sale to have with your coffee. Everyone is welcome!

Jan 24
Carstairs Legion Bingo
Carstairs Legion - Branch #53
Thursday 07:15 pm

Bingo runs every Thursday Night at the Carstairs Legion. Early Bird Games start at 7:15 p.m. Regular Games immediately follow. Information call Legion at 403-337-3775. Next bingo is Thursday, January 24th.

Jan 25
Robbie Burns Night Celebration
Carstairs Legion - Branch #53
Friday 06:00 pm

Join us on Friday, January 25th for a Robbie Burns Night Celebration at the Carstairs Legion. Please call 403-337-3775 for details and tickets!

Jan 26
Water Valley Community Association Special Event – Old Hall Celebration
Water Valley Community Hall - The old hall.
Saturday 11:00 am

The WVCA is hosting the Very Last Celebration Old Water Valley Community Hall on Saturday, January 26th at 11 am at the Old Hall. There will be refreshments and snacks and the association want to have a picture with a lot of people in front of the Old Hall, so please bring your family, neighbours and more people.

Jan 26
Robbie Burns Themed Dinner & Dance
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #223 - Sundre
Saturday 05:00 pm

Join us at the Royal Canadian Legion in Sundre for a “Robbie Burns” Themed Dinner & Dance on Saturday, January 26, 2019, starting at 5 p.m.

Tickets are $15 for Adults and Youth. Children under 8 are free!

Contact Art for more information at 493-638-6300.

Jan 26
Sundre Legion - Robbie Burns Themed Dinner & Dance
Sundre Legion
Saturday 05:00 pm

Join us at the Royal Canadian Legion in Sundre for a “Robbie Burns” Themed Dinner & Dance on Saturday, January 26, 2019, starting at 5 p.m.  Tickets are $15 for Adults and Youth. Children under 8 are free!

Jan 27
Sunday Afternoon Concert Series
Carstairs Museum
Sunday 02:00 pm

The Carstairs Museum is proud to kick-off the Winter Concert Series featuring Blues, Country and Roots musician Erin Ross. Set for Sunday, January 27th. Event start is 2 pm at the Carstairs Museum. Tickets are $20 per person and free for children. Reservations are recommended so call 403-337-3710 to secure your spot. Refreshments are served.

Next concert: February 24th, featuring Tim Hus.

Jan 28
Eagle Hill Community Centre Coffee Time
Eagle Hill Memorial Community Centre
Monday 01:30 pm

Every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month join us for Coffee Time! Next date is Monday, January 28th at the Eagle Hill Memorial Community Centre. Event starts at 1:30 pm and the cost is $3 per person.

Jan 29
Eagle Valley Area Structure Plan Review Open House
Eagle Hill Memorial Community Centre
Tuesday 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Mountain View County and the Eagle Valley Area Structure Plan Review Steering Committee invites the community of Eagle Hill / Westward Ho to an Open House. This Open House will provide an opportunity for the community to comment on:

  • Draft Area Structure Plan for the Eagle Valley Area
  • Possibility for future Parks and Conservation District Land Use within the Eagle Valley Area

The Steering Committee Members will be on hand to answer questions and discuss the ASP review. A Question and Answer session will be provided to allow attendees to share questions and comments during the Open House. 

A copy of the Draft Area Structure Plan and Open House Boards are available for viewing at this link.

DATE:              Tuesday, January 29, 2019

TIME:               6 PM to 8 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM – Question and Answer session to follow Presentation

LOCATION:     Eagle Hill Memorial Community Hall: 3572 - Twp. Rd 340

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 Eagle Valley area, in accordance with Mountain View County’s Municipal Development Plan.

For more information contact Réanne Pohl at 403-335-3311, Ext: 219, or by email at rpohl@mvcounty.com

Jan 30
Olds and District Rural Crime Watch Board Meeting
Mountain View County Council Chambers
Wednesday 07:30 pm

The next meeting for the Olds and District Rural Crime Watch is Wednesday, January 30th, starting at 7:30 pm at the Mountain View County Council Chambers. Agendas will be posted on the group’s website at www.oldsruralcrimewatch.ca. Everyone is welcome to attend. Watch for information about our AGM in late March!