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February 2016
Feb 09 Tuesday Afterschool Program - FREE Afterschool program for children in grades 1-6
Smoky Lake Community
Feb 10 Wednesday - Feb 17 Wednesday CommunicationCommunication is essential for our well being, so what is exactly 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: Provincial Building Meeting Room
Starts: We…
Smoky Lake Other
Feb 10 Wednesday Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime every Wednesday morning from 10:30 to 11:30. 
Stories, songs, crafts for little ones, coffee for mom
Ages 0-6
FREE program.
Smoky Lake Community
Feb 17 Wednesday Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime every Wednesday morning from 10:30 to 11:30. 
Stories, songs, crafts for little ones, coffee for mom
Ages 0-6
FREE program.
Smoky Lake Community
Feb 18 Thursday Non-Profit Leadership Development Series: 9 Basic Facilitation Tools (Taking your Group from 'Hohum' 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, you will learn nine basic skills that facilitators use. Join Community Development Officer, Heather Nickel as s… Vilna Community
Feb 20 Saturday Emergency First Aid/Level A (Adult) CPRThis 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 …
Smoky Lake Training
Feb 25 Thursday - Mar 03 Thursday Mental Health First Aid Canada BasicsMental health problems will affect one in three Canadians at some point in their life. This is a 12 hour interactive certificate course that teaches first aid skills to help someone who is developing mental health problems or is experiencing a mental health crisis. Anyone can benefit from learning MHFA, general public, teachers, employers, … Smoky Lake Training
Feb 25 Thursday Non-Profit Leadership Development Series: Planning for the Future (Strategic Planning for Non Profits)Successful organizations take time to create quality strategic plans. Start investing your time and energy to ensure your organization is accomplishing its goals instead of reacting to ongoing crises. Planning builds ownership and commitment among your members. Learn several common planning processes used in non-profit organizations that yo… Vilna Community
Feb 25 Thursday Afterschool Program - FREE Afterschool program for children in grades 1-6
Smoky Lake Community
Feb 27 Saturday 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 little-known settings and personal customizations.
Prerequisite: Users are expected to bring their own iPad or simply follow along on the projection screen.

Instructor: Univer…
Smoky Lake Training
Feb 27 Saturday 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 users as little-known settings and personal customizations.
Prerequisite: An iPhone is not provided with this training workshop. Users are expected to bring their own or simply follow along on th…
Smoky Lake Training
Feb 29 Monday Adult Book ClubAdult Book Club - contact library staff about joining and monthly selections Smoky Lake Community
March 2016
Mar 02 Wednesday - Apr 09 Saturday Creative WritingThis is an introductory course which explores what creative writing is and what makes a great story. We also look at how to develop characters and build plots. This course provides the participants with the opportunity to practice their writing in a supportive non-judgmental environment.

Instructor: Deborah Ward M.A.
Loc…
Smoky Lake Arts & Culture
Mar 02 Wednesday Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime every Wednesday morning from 10:30 to 11:30. 
Stories, songs, crafts for little ones, coffee for mom
Ages 0-6
FREE program.
Smoky Lake Community
Mar 05 Saturday Bellis Hall Spring SupperSpring Perogy Smorg hosted by the Bellis Ukrainian Orthodox Parish.  This is a supper not to be missed it features 2 meats, 3 varities of Perogy's, 2 salads, head cheese and much more. Bellis Other
Mar 05 Saturday Gmail Essential Level 1This is a hands-on, three-hour workshop that will provide you with the basics to get up and running with Gmail. It is recommended that you take this workshop before migrating to Gmail so that you can anticipate what to expect. You will learn Gmail’s most important settings and how they function, all leading to you being able to use Gm… Smoky Lake Training
Mar 05 Saturday Internet Browsing, Searching and SafetyDesigned for new users, this course will provide you with the basic concepts required to search and explore the World Wide Web using popular search engines and sites. Students will learn how to use the Internet Explorer interface and use the Favorites, History and Links features to return to frequently visited sites. Students will also be s… Smoky Lake Training
Mar 07 Monday - Mar 21 Monday Knitting BasicsLearn to knit; putting stitches on and off, purl rows, knit rows, and much more. Make a small dish cloth.

Instructor: Joan VanKoughnett
Location: H.A.K. School
Starts: Monday, March 7 - 21
3 weeks 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Registration Fee: $30 Includes wool & use of knitting needles & patterns during cla…
Smoky Lake Recreation
Mar 08 Tuesday 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 grow and prosper. Learn how to transform your meetings into well-planned, well managed meetings that ensure people… Waskatenau Community
Mar 09 Wednesday Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime every Wednesday morning from 10:30 to 11:30. 
Stories, songs, crafts for little ones, coffee for mom
Ages 0-6
FREE program.
Smoky Lake Community
Mar 10 Thursday Afterschool Program - FREE Afterschool program for children in grades 1-6
Smoky Lake Community
Mar 16 Wednesday - Mar 23 Wednesday BurnoutWe have heard of the term burnout, but what exactly is burnout? This course explores what is meant by the term, signs of burnout and ways to reduce the chances of burning out. ‘Certificate of Completion’ provided upon successful completion.

Instructor: Deborah Ward M.A.
Location: Provincial Building Meeting R…
Smoky Lake Other
Mar 16 Wednesday Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime every Wednesday morning from 10:30 to 11:30. 
Stories, songs, crafts for little ones, coffee for mom
Ages 0-6
FREE program.
Smoky Lake Community
Mar 21 Monday Adult Book ClubAdult Book Club - contact library staff about joining and monthly selections Smoky Lake Community
Mar 22 Tuesday Afterschool Program - FREE Afterschool program for children in grades 1-6
Smoky Lake Community
Mar 23 Wednesday Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime every Wednesday morning from 10:30 to 11:30. 
Stories, songs, crafts for little ones, coffee for mom
Ages 0-6
FREE program.
Smoky Lake Community
Mar 25 Friday - Mar 28 Monday CLOSED for EasterThe Smoky Lake Public Library will be CLOSED for Easter on Good Friday, Mar 25 as well as for Easter Monday, Mar 28/16 Smoky Lake Community
April 2016
Apr 06 Wednesday Understanding Nutrition Labelling to make Informed ChoicesThis presentation will review the following topic areas:

Introduction to nutrition labeling;
Description of three elements of nutrition labeling;
How nutrition labeling and Canada's Food Guide support health eating
Key points to remember to enhance the use of the food label.

Instru…
Smoky Lake Training
Apr 07 Thursday 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: Provincial Building Meeting Room
Starts: Thur…
Smoky Lake Training
May 2016
May 14 Saturday Willow FurnitureCreate your own willow furniture making an item of your choice: chair, planter, love seat or arbor. Each registrant must bring someone to help hold items especially from 12:00 noon on, 2 drills each (either corded or cordless), and lunch and refreshments. All other materials are supplied. When registering, please specify project you will be… Smoky Lake Recreation
June 2016
Jun 18 Saturday Gold PanningSpend a day learning 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: TBA (Dependent on weather)
Starts: Saturday, June 18
1 day 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Recreation
Jun 25 Saturday Gold PanningSpend a day learning 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: TBA (Dependent on weather)
Starts: Saturday, June 25
1 day 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Recreation
July 2016
Jul 23 Saturday Gold PanningSpend a day learning 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: TBA (Dependent on weather)
Starts: Saturday, July 23
1 day 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Recreation