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-WHAT- Mobile Screen Test

-WHERE- Whitecourt Health Care Centre

-WHEN- Now to March 10th

-DETAILS- Alberta Health Services’ Mobile Screen Test is coming to Whitecourt. To Book A Mammogram appointment call 1-800-667-0604. To learn more visit


-WHAT-  Golden Triangle Rally

-WHERE-  Whitecourt, Fox Creek and Swan Hills

-WHEN- March 3rd and 4th

-DETAILS- Adventure 350. Visit


-WHAT-  The Guy & I  

-WHERE-  Allan & Jean Millar Centre

-WHEN- March 3rd and March 24th 10am to 11am

-DETAILS- Calling all children! Bring an adult and join Parent Link Saturday, March 3rd – Build with Blocks and March 24th – Build Birdhouses. No registration required, just drop in for a morning of fun! This program is suited for children 2-6 years of age.


-WHAT-  Parents Time Out

-WHERE-  Bugz & Beanerz, Whitecourt

-WHEN- Thursday March 15th, April 19th and May 3rd 2pm to 3pm

-DETAILS- Come down to Bugz & Beanerz for interaction and conversation. Parent Link staff will be on site to watch your children on the indoor playground while you get the opportunity to socialize with other parents and discuss anything related to parenting. Coffee and snacks provided.


-WHAT-  Derald Palmer Arena Farewell

-WHERE-  Fox Creek Town Office

-WHEN- March 16th

-DETAILS- As the Town of Fox Creek prepares to say farewell to the Derald Palmer Arena, they are seeking photos of activities in the arena. Photos will be scanned and returned your treasures. The goal is to create a slideshow for all to watch during the Farewell and then a montage to keep for posterity. Please submit all photos by March 16th to Mitch Carter, a the Town Office or email [email protected] The Town of Fox Creek thanks you in advance for sharing your memories.


-WHAT-  Kindergarten Open House

-WHERE-  Ecole St Mary School

-WHEN- March 16th 11am to 1pm

-DETAILS- Kindergarten teachers will meet you in the front of foyer of the school, provide a guided tour around the school, and share important information about the kindergarten program. This Open House is designed for parents but children are welcome to attend.


-WHAT-  Outlaw Sled Drag Races

-WHERE-  Big Fish Bay, Slave Lake

-WHEN- March 17th

-DETAILS- Slake Lake Snow and Mud Association would like to invite you to the Outlaw Sled Drag Races. All Sleds MUST have tether cords. 60% off class registration given out as prizes, and concession available. Registration at 9am and Racing begins at 11am.Spectators $10 per vehicle. For more details and entry fees visit


-WHAT-  Derald Palmer Arena Farewell

-WHERE-  Fox Creek Derald Palmer Memorial Arena

-WHEN- March 27th 9am to 9pm

-DETAILS- Parks and Recreation will be hosting a twelve hour Hockey Game for everyone aged 5+. The arena’s final game will run from 9am to 9pm. Although full hockey equipment is encouraged, skates and a helmet are the minimum equipment required. Registration starts Monday, March 5th at 8:30am. If you are interested in being apart of the final event at Derald Palmer Memorial Arena, please call Parks and Rec at 780-622-4847 to sign up for a half hour time slot.


-WHAT-  Whitecourt Community Band Practise

-WHERE-  Percy Baxter School

-WHEN- Sundays 6pm to 7:30pm

-DETAILS- The Whitecourt Community Band is preparing for the upcoming music festival. If you play an instrument, dust it off and join in! All musical abilities are welcome. Practise is Sunday evenings from 6pm to 7:30pm at Percy Baxter.


-WHAT-  55+ Chair Yoga

-WHERE-  Fox Creek Golden Circle Drop-in Centre

-WHEN- Every Monday 11am to 11:45am

-DETAILS- Enjoy the benefits of Yoga through a safe, gentle program increasing flexibility, range of motion and core strength. No pretzel poses or getting on the floor. Starting January 8th this free class will be every Monday. For more information please call CRC at 780-622-3758


-WHAT-  Little Big Fort’s Card Games & No Bullying Zone

-WHERE- Midtown Mall in Whitecourt

-DETAILS- Lots of stuff for the kids to do after school every week & on weekends! Magic the Gathering card tournaments on Saturdays at 5pm, Duel Academy lessons on Tuesdays at 4 & a neat art class with Brydon starting at 4pm every Thursday! Call Tim and get more info from him at 780-779-5288 or find Little Big Fort on Facebook.Also, Little Big Fort is looking for ‘Kid Pickers’ (similar to American Pickers) where kids get a table to sell their items and they are also looking for people for ‘trunk sales’ (selling out of your trunk or back of your truck). For more info please call Tim 780 779 7227


-WHAT- Tennille’s Hope Soup Kitchen

-WHERE- Downtown Whitecourt – next to Caine’s Jewellers

-WHEN- Wednesdays & Fridays from 11:30 AM- 1:30 PM for lunch

-DETAILS- Tennille’s Hope is always in need of volunteers and food donations to fill their cupboards. For more information about volunteering call 780-778-8316.


If you would like your event added to our community news please contact us. You can call 780 778 5101 or send us a fax 780 778 5137.

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March 17 2018 , 11:22:00 • Whitecourt
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