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February 2017
Feb 20 Monday - May 01 Monday 09:00 am - 03:00 pm Free Income Tax Prepartion CVITP CRA Hi, I have worked in Accounting and Taxation for the past 30 years. I work for a National Tax software company supporting clients with tax questions across Canada. Also i have been a CRA CVITP - Community Volunteer Income Tax preparer for the past 25 years helping low income families, single parents, students, aboriginal indian families, a... Smoky Lake Business
Feb 22 Wednesday - Mar 29 Wednesday 01:00 am Rhymes that BindThis program offers a space for parents/guardians to come and bond with their little ones through songs and games. Each week we learn a few more rhymes (some old and some new) that encourage brain development in children 0-6 years old. the rhymes encourage movement and memory.
 After the 30-40 min Rhymes that Bind Program,&n...
Smoky Lake Other
Feb 22 Wednesday - Apr 15 Saturday 10:30 am Rhymes That BindNEW PROGRAM!! Rhymes That Bind.
We are excited to announce this wonderful program starting February 22nd at 10:30 am at the Smoky Lake Public Library. The Community Learning Council will be partnering with an existing(and amazing) program run out of the Smoky Lake Public Library on Wednesday Mornings. WE will be doing a 30-40 min Rhymes t...
Smoky Lake Other
Feb 25 Saturday 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm iPad BasicsThis course is designed to introduce you to the basic functionality of the iPad. It will showcase the common features and functions to the user as well as little-known settings and personal customizations.
Prerequisite: Users are expected to bring their own iPad. However, please advise if you need to borrow an iPad or if you will simply fo...
Smoky Lake Training
Feb 25 Saturday 09:00 am - 12:00 pm iPhone BasicsThis course is designed to introduce you to the basic functionality of the iPhone. It will showcase the common features and functions to the user as well as little-known settings and personal customizations.
Prerequisite: An iPhone is not provided with the training workshop. Users are expected to bring their own or simply follow along on t...
Smoky Lake Training
Feb 27 Monday 07:00 pm Adult Book ClubJoin us for Book Club on the last Monday of every month (except December).  Talk to library staff about joining the club and the next selection. Smoky Lake Community
March 2017
Mar 01 Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Preschool StorytimeJoin us for a FREE program for children aged 0-6 and caregivers.  Stories, songs, and crafts for the little ones; coffee, tea and visiting for the parents/caregivers. Smoky Lake Community
Mar 01 Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Preschool Storytime & Rhymes that BindJoin us for a FREE program for children aged 0-6 and caregivers.  Stories, songs, and crafts for the little ones; coffee, tea and visiting for the parents/caregivers.
The Library has partnered with Smoky Lake County Community Learning Council Family Literacy Program to bring you 'Rhymes that Bind" during our regularly scheduled ...
Smoky Lake Community
Mar 02 Thursday 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm Non-Profit Leadership Development Series: Making the Most of MeetingsThe difference between a successful organization and one that is challenged may come down to how organized the board and committee meetings are. This session will help you create meeting plans that will assist your organization to grow and prosper. Learn how to transform your meetings into well planned, well managed meetings that ensure people t... Smoky Lake Community
Mar 07 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 am Banking 101This session will cover: what is online banking, online shopping, how to withdraw cash, how to make bill payments, how to transfer funds
between accounts, how to check account balances, how to protect personal information, and much more!

Instructor: Raelyn Hale
Location: Smoky Lake County Office
Starts: Tuesday, M...
Smoky Lake Training
Mar 07 Tuesday 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm Non-Profit Leadership Development Series: Proposal And Grant WritingWiden your view of fundraising activities and generate ideas to raise money for non-profit organizations. Learn how to write basic
proposals and key messages when writing grants. If time, additional conversations will touch on food sales, sale of services, dinners, specialty sales, used goods, concessions, auctions, earned income from bus...
Waskatenau Community
Mar 07 Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am Detoxing Your HomeDETOXING YOUR HOME
PURE ESSENTIAL OIL SOLUTIONS TO THE RESCUE!
Many more people are choosing to embrace a chemical-free lifestyle to minimize toxic burden on their bodies and organs. Mother Nature provides us with natural solutions to keep our homes clean. Time to rid your cleaning closet of harsh cleaning agents and go au natruel! <...
Smoky Lake Community
Mar 08 Wednesday 06:00 pm - 10:00 pm C.P.R. Level C (Child/Infant)Basic Life Support (BLS) is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. It is designed for heathcare providers and trained first responders who provide care to patients in a wide variety of settings, and teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in
pre-hospital and in-facility settings.
Smoky Lake Training
Mar 08 Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Preschool Storytime & Rhymes that BindJoin us for a FREE program for children aged 0-6 and caregivers.  Stories, songs, and crafts for the little ones; coffee, tea and visiting for the parents/caregivers.
The Library has partnered with Smoky Lake County Community Learning Council Family Literacy Program to bring you 'Rhymes that Bind" during our regularly scheduled ...
Smoky Lake Community
Mar 11 Saturday 09:00 am - 12:00 pm Android Phone BasicsThis is a hands-on and practical workshop to help you get the best out of your phone, so that you can browse the internet and send/receive emails, confidently install apps, use the camera for photos and videos, and store data and pictures. The course will also deal with security so that you can keep you and your device safe from malware and scam... Smoky Lake Training
Mar 11 Saturday 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm Android Tablet BasicsThis is a hands-on and practical workshop to help you get the best out of your tablet, so that you can browse the internet and send/receive emails, confidently install apps, use the camera for photos and video and store data and pictures. The course will also deal with security so that you can keep you and your device safe from malware and scams... Smoky Lake Training
Mar 13 Monday 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm Essential Oils 101An introduction to Essential Oils, presented by Mindy Osepchuk - Young Living Industry Leader, will help you answer all your questions: What are Essential Oils? How do they work? How do I use them? Why is quality important? Learn how you can achieve optimal health, an abundance of energy and how you and your family can start living a healthier... Smoky Lake Community
Mar 15 Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Preschool Storytime & Rhymes that BindJoin us for a FREE program for children aged 0-6 and caregivers.  Stories, songs, and crafts for the little ones; coffee, tea and visiting for the parents/caregivers.
The Library has partnered with Smoky Lake County Community Learning Council Family Literacy Program to bring you 'Rhymes that Bind" during our regularly scheduled ...
Smoky Lake Community
Mar 16 Thursday 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm Non-Profit Leadership Development Series: 9 Basic Facilitation Tools: Taking Your Group from 'Ho-Hum' to 'Get 'R Done!'!Have you ever wanted to take a group through a process, but felt you did not have the ‘know how’ to be able to do it? Trained facilitators have many different methods in their toolkit to move a group forward! In this session, Heather Nickel shares 9 key facilitation tools and useful techniques.

Instructor: Heather Nickel...
Vilna Community
Mar 22 Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Preschool Storytime & Rhymes that BindJoin us for a FREE program for children aged 0-6 and caregivers.  Stories, songs, and crafts for the little ones; coffee, tea and visiting for the parents/caregivers.
The Library has partnered with Smoky Lake County Community Learning Council Family Literacy Program to bring you 'Rhymes that Bind" during our regularly scheduled ...
Smoky Lake Community
Mar 25 Saturday 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm Excel EssentialsThis course is designed for new users who are required to produce basic spreadsheets. Participants will learn how to create, save, open and close files, enter data, as well as edit using the insert, delete, move and copy functions. This course presents simple formula creation concepts including the use of built-in functions. Relative and absolut... Smoky Lake Training
Mar 25 Saturday 09:00 am - 12:00 pm Windows 10Whether you’re new to computers or have used them in the past, this class will help you become more comfortable using a personal computer (PC) and, more specifically, the Windows 10 interface. This course will help familiarize you with the Windows 10 user interface and its basic capabilities. You will explore Windows 10 and learn how to cr... Smoky Lake Training
Mar 27 Monday 07:00 pm Adult Book ClubJoin us for Book Club on the last Monday of every month (except December).  Talk to library staff about joining the club and the next selection. Smoky Lake Community
April 2017
Apr 08 Saturday 08:00 am Air Brake EndorsementA 12 hour course designed to teach the driver how to properly operate, adjust and inspect the air brake system. Certification through the Alberta Government. All graduates will receive certification upon successful completion of course. All participants must write and pass an exam at Alberta Registries (extra cost). No age limit - must have a dr... Smoky Lake Training
Apr 14 Friday - Apr 17 Monday CLOSED for Easter breakThe Library will be CLOSED on 'Good Friday' April 14, as well as 'Easter Monday', April 17. Smoky Lake Community
Apr 24 Monday 07:00 pm Adult Book ClubJoin us for Book Club on the last Monday of every month (except December).  Talk to library staff about joining the club and the next selection. Smoky Lake Community
May 2017
May 06 Saturday Container GardeningLearn how to container garden. Bring 2 containers (12-16”) or containers may be purchased from Linda. Completed projects may be taken home or be left in the greenhouse for later pickup.
 
Instructor: Linda Christensen
Location: Linda’s Market Garden
Starts: Saturday, May 6
Time: TBA
Registrat...
Smoky Lake Other
June 2017
Jun 24 Saturday 10:00 am - 02:00 pm Gold Panning - Session Iearn how to get gold out of your very own river - the North Saskatchewan. This is a hands-on panning lesson. Suitable for all ages. Must be able to walk down to river.

Instructor: Jacelynn Fontaine
Location: Hamlin (Old Ferry Crossing) South of Vilna
Starts: Saturday, June 24
4 hours 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Re...
Hamlin Recreation
Jun 24 Saturday 02:30 pm - 06:30 pm Gold Panning - Session IILearn how to get gold out of your very own river - the North Saskatchewan. This is a hands-on panning lesson. Suitable for all ages. Must be able to walk down to river.

Instructor: Jacelynn Fontaine
Location: Hamlin (Old Ferry Crossing) South of Vilna
Starts: Saturday, June 24
4 hours 2:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Registr...
Hamlin Recreation