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-WHAT-  Whitecourt Community Band Practice

-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-  Free Youth Archery Lessons

-WHERE-  Whitecourt Ag Centre

-WHEN- Every Tuesday until February 20th 6pm

-DETAILS- The Whitecourt Fish and Game Association is holding the junior archery program once again. This free program will teach Whitecourt & Area youth ages 5 to 17 all about archery from very qualified coaches. All equipment supplied. For more information and register go to under events.


-WHAT-  Uniquely Me Tuesdays

-WHERE-  Fox Creek Community Resource Centre

-WHEN- January 23, February 6, 13, 20, and 27 3:45pm to 5pm

-DETAILS- Uniquely Me  is a new program that promotes positive self-image and increased self-esteem for girls ages 10-12. The goal of the program is to build confidence in these pre-teens through communication and expression to help them understand the importance of being unique and not changing to please others. To register call the CRC at 780-622-3758 by January 19th


-WHAT-  True to Me Thursdays

-WHERE-  Fox Creek Community Resource Centre

-WHEN- January 25, February 1, 15, 22 and March 1 3:45pm to 5pm

-DETAILS- True to Me is a new program that promotes positive relationships and self-esteem for boys ages 10-12. The goal of the program is to build confidence in these pre-teens through communication and expression to help them understand the importance of being true to oneself. To register call the CRC at 780-622-3758 by January 19th


-WHAT-  Community Consultations and Information Sessions

-WHERE-  Whitecourt Forest Interpretive Centre

-WHEN- February 7th 2pm to 4pm & 7pm to 8pm

-DETAILS- Wellspring Family Resource & Crisis Centre with the Alberta Rural Development Network is hosting Community Consultations and Information Sessions to introduce the new Housing Continuum Project. You’re invited to learn about Wellspring’s next steps in the Community of Whitecourt. Voice your ideas, thoughts and questions at one of two presentations and Q&A period 2-4pm open to Agencies & Businesses and 7-8pm open to General Public.


-WHAT-  Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

-WHERE-  St James Lutheran Church

-WHEN- February 13th 5pm to 7pm

-DETAILS- Everyone is welcome to the Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper. Free will Offering.


-WHAT-  Whitecourt Trailblazers

-WHERE-  Whitecourt Seniors Circle

-WHEN- February 16th, 17th & 18th



-WHAT-  Family Day Pancake Breakfast

-WHERE-  Allan & Jean Millar Centre

-WHEN- February 19th 9:30am to 11am

-DETAILS- Come join Parent Link Monday 19th for Family Day Pancake Breakfast! This program is suited for children of all ages. Please call (780)778-3637 to register your family today! Limited spots available for families.


-WHAT-  Family Day Winter Carnival

-WHERE-  Rotary Park

-WHEN- February 19th 12pm to 4pm

-DETAILS- Dress warm for a full day of family! Activities include ice slide, family games on the pond, bannock roasting, sleigh rides and free BBQ & hot chocolate. Also Family Day Public Skating at the Scott Safety Centre 2:15-4pm FREE with a Food Bank Donation and 11am movie at Vista Theatre $2/person with a Food Bank Donation.


-WHAT-  Teen Monthly Mayhem Night

-WHERE-  Allan & Jean Millar Centre

-WHEN- February 23rd 7:30pm to 9:30pm

-DETAILS- Jion Tennielle for an evening of high-energy boxing, kickboxing and martial arts fun! No experience required. Join in the fun each month for a new free event.


-WHAT-  Swan Hills Snow-Goers Rally

-WHERE-  Swan Hills

-WHEN- February 24th

-DETAILS- Contact Don Kelm at 780-333-2800


-WHAT-  Community Fun Night

-WHERE-  Allan & Jean Millar Centre

-WHEN- February 24th 5:30pm to 8:30pm

-DETAILS- Rock It Out Dance Night. Dancing the night away for FREE in the ATB Fieldhouse with music games and groovin’ for everyone!


-WHAT- Death Cafe

-WHERE- The Orchard Cafe

-WHEN- February 27th 7pm

-DETAILS- The objective of the Death Cafe is to discuss death without expectations, and increase awareness of death by helping people make the most of their (finite) lives. This is a free discussion group that offers an open, respectful, and confidential space where people can express their view safely. For more information contact Kim 780-778-5400 ext 227 or [email protected]


-WHAT- Mobile Screen Test

-WHERE- Whitecourt Health Care Centre

-WHEN- February 28th 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-  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-  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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February 20 2018 , 7:16:00 • Whitecourt
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