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January 2017
Jan 17 Tuesday - Mar 07 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm Yoga (Vinyasa)“Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are” - Jason Crandell. Rejuvenate and unwind. Unleash your inner yogi. Unite body, mind, spirit with this one hour Vinyasa yoga class, where we combine movement with breath in a flowing sequence.

Instructor: Cathy MacLeod
Location: H.A.K. School
Sta...
Smoky Lake Recreation
Jan 19 Thursday - Mar 23 Thursday 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm Yoga (Hatha)This class will include some breathing and meditation techniques, as well as the physical.

Instructor: Nancy Hall (Sanctuary Yoga and Wellness)
Location: Holy Family Catholic School
Starts: Thursday, January 19
8 weeks 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Note: No class February 9 & 16
Registration Fee: $105 Wear comfo...
Waskatenau Recreation
Jan 20 Friday - Mar 17 Friday 05:00 pm - 06:00 pm Zumba GlutesAre you looking for a fun way to burn calories and whip your body into shape? This Zumba fitness class will have you sweating, flexing, moving and grooving. You’ll be having so much fun you’ll hardly know you’re exercising!

Instructor: Sue LaPierre
Location: H.A.K. School Gym
Starts: Friday, January 20 ...
Smoky Lake Recreation
Jan 25 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
Jan 26 Thursday 03:30 pm - 04:30 pm Afterschool ProgramJoin us for a FREE program for children in grades 1-6.  Program runs from 3:30 to 4:30. Smoky Lake Community
Jan 30 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
February 2017
Feb 01 Wednesday - Feb 02 Thursday 09:00 am Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR): An Introductory Guide for SPR ProvidersSkills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) is an evidence-informed skills-building approach for individuals exhibiting distress weeks and months after a traumatic event, disaster, or emergency. SPR is for children, adolescents, adults and families affected by any of these events, including those who may have been involved in the event as responders... Smoky Lake Training
Feb 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
Feb 02 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm Sign ClassUsing a combination of chalk and acrylic paints, participants will have the choice to create an 18 X 12 or 15 X 12 sign for their home. If participants would like a particular stencil, please contact Robin so that she can make sure to have them.

Instructor: Robin Laffin
Location: Vilna School
Starts: Thursday, February 2...
Vilna Other
Feb 04 Saturday APRCWA AGMMore details to be posted shortly :) Kitscoty Meeting
Feb 07 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm Chalk PaintingBe inspired by this practical approach to painting and gain the confidence to achieve a range of professional quality finishes without the fuss. Develop your own personal style, choose colors with confidence and express your own individual tastes with confidence.

Instructor: Robin Laffin
Location: Holy Family Catholic School <...
Waskatenau Other
Feb 08 Wednesday - Feb 15 Wednesday 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm Conflict ManagementThis course will look at what conflict is, examine your own conflict management style, strategies to deal with conflict and ways to deal with difficult people.

Instructor: Deborah Ward M.A.
Location: Smoky Lake County Office
Starts: Wednesday, February 8 & 15
2 sessions 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Registration Fee: ...
Smoky Lake Training
Feb 08 Wednesday 09:00 am - 12:30 pm SafeTalk: Suicide Alertness for EveryoneThis program alerts community members to signs that a person may be considering suicide. It acknowledges that most people at risk of suicide signal their distress and invite help, these intervention opportunities are often overlooked. Participants learn to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and to respond in ways that link them ... Smoky Lake Training
Feb 08 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
Feb 09 Thursday 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm How Money Works (How Can You Reach Your Financial Goals & Dreams?)This program will teach: the three different savings accounts you need, ways to reduce debt, retirement savings strategies, how my life insurance really works, the high cost of waiting to save… and more!

Instructor: Robert McKay
Location: Smoky Lake County Office
Starts: Thursday, February 9
1 session 7:00 -...
Smoky Lake Business
Feb 09 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm Sign ClassUsing a combination of chalk and acrylic paints, participants will have the choice to create an 18 X 12 or 15 X 12 sign for their home. If
participants would like a particular stencil, please contact Robin so that she can make sure to have them.

Instructor: Robin Laffin
Location: Holy Family Catholic School
Starts...
Waskatenau Other
Feb 11 Saturday 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Emergency First Aid/ Level A (Adult) C.P.R.This first aid course is designed to provide individuals with the essential skills of patient care necessary to protect and support the life of a suddenly ill or injured person. The participants learn to recognize, prevent and properly respond to emergencies. This course gives the participants knowledge to initiate care until a person more quali... Smoky Lake Training
Feb 13 Monday 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm Annual General Meeting for Smoky Lake RCWOur guest speaker will be Gord Buck with the Y.I.E.L.D. Program - Street racing

More details to foloow shortly
Smoky Lake Meeting
Feb 15 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
Feb 21 Tuesday 12:30 pm - 03:30 pm Little Warriors Prevent It!This program is designed for responsible adults who are interested in protecting children. It is a three hour sexual abuse prevention training program that educates adults to help prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse and motivates them to courageous action.

Instructor: Little Warriors
Location: Vilna ...
Vilna Training
Feb 22 Wednesday 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm Effective CommunicationCommunication is essential for our well being, so what exactly is communication? This course explores interpersonal communication, listening skills, barriers to effective communication and how to increase our communication skills.

Instructor: Deborah Ward M.A.
Location: Smoky Lake County Office
Starts: Wednesday, Februa...
Smoky Lake Training
Feb 22 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm How Money Works (How Can You Reach Your Financial Goals & Dreams?)This program will teach: the three different saving accounts you need, ways to reduce debt, retirement savings strategies, how my life
insurance really works, the high cost of waiting to save … and more!
 
Instructor: Robert McKay
Location: Holy Family Catholic School
Starts: Wednesday, February 22
Waskatenau Business
Feb 22 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
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 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 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 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 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 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
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
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