Find out what's going on in the Crowsnest Pass, Pincher Creek, and the Elk Valley!
REMINDERS FOR SEPTEMBER
Blairmore Lions TV Bingo! ITS BINGO TIME AGAIN!!! The first bingo of the season will be September 12th!!!!! Be listening to the REAL WAKE UP with Courtney for your chance to WIN BINGO CARDS starting September 5th. Blairmore Lions TV BINOG goes every tuesday night at 730pm on channel 12 shaw.. or in person at the Lions Pride Hall in Blairmore.
You can pick up Bingo Cards all around our communities -
Coleman - Chris's Restaraunt, Rexall Drugs.
Blairmore - PharmSave; IDA Drugs; IGA; and Sears
Bellevue - Crockets
Lundbrek - Lundbrek Hotel
Pincher Creek - Pincher Office Products.
Cards are $3 each or 3 for $7.
EVENTS BY DATE
NOTE from The CNP BearSmart Association - Its seems early, but its that time of year again.... fruit bearing vegitation and trees are FULL OF FRUIT.. and tis is a MAJOR attractant for the bears. PLEASE CLEAN off ALL THE APPLES as soon as possible so they dont become bear food. . If you like to use your apples, THATS GREAT! Just please keep in minds tat rotting apples smell like candy for our 4 legged neighbours so plase stay on top of them as they ripen. If you require HELP.. get in touch with the Crowsnest Pass Bear Smaqrt Association and they will come pick them for you!...AT NO CHARGE! They will also come and survey your property for bear attractants and help you manage your gardening, waste management, and fruit bearing vegitation. You would be surprised at what will attact bears to your propery! There is NO FEE FOR THIS SERVICE!! Get in touch with the Bear Smart Associaion at cnpbearsmart.com
Meet Me At The Movies FALL SESSION Sept 18th to Nov. 13th - The Allied Arts Council of Pincher Creek, in collaboration with the Crowsnest Pass Allied Arts Association, and the Toronton Film Festival Film Circut present MEET ME AT THE MOVIES FALL SEASON!!! Tickets are $10/person, and they are ONLY AVALIABLE AT THE DOOR!
Dates and Movies are as follows:
Sept 18th - THE BIG SICK at the Fox Theatre in PC;
Oct. 2nd - MAUDIE at the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
Oct. 16 - THE GLASS CASTLE at Fox Theatre in PC
Oct 23rd - OBIT at the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
Oct 30th - THE SENSE OF AN ENDING at Fox Theatre in PC
Nov 3rd - THIER FINEST at teh Frank Slide interpretive Center.
September 20th and 21 - CASTLE PARKS OPEN HOUSE -
THESE MEETINGS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTILL FURTHER NOTICE! These open houses will be rescheduled at a later date.
Help shape the future of tourism in the castle Region.
This destination has the natual beauty, cultural significance and outdoor opportunities to potentially attract more domestic and internationl visitors. The Government of Alberta want to hear from LOCAL RESIDENTS, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, and INTERESTED ALBERTANS to help creat a vision for tourism in the area
Open houses are scheduled to provide opportunities for input on how to support tourism in teh Castle Region. Your Comments will help inform the creation of the culturally and ecologically significant part of Alberta:
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - POSTPONED
4:30pm – 7:30pm
Community Hall, 287 Canyon Drive
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - POSTPONED
4:30pm – 7:30pm
Elks Hall, 2025 - 129 Street, Blairmore
You are also invited to share your ideas by completing an online survey, available on the Alberta Culture and Tourism website at culturetourism.alberta.ca/tourism from September 15 until October 31, 2017.
September 30th - Stardust Motel Evacuees Fundraiser You have another chance to help our Wildfire evacuees this Saturday at teh Stardust Motel in Pincher Creek. This is a BBQ fundraiser that will start at 11am and go TILL ALL THE FOOD IS GONE!! For just $10 you get a hamburger OR hotdog and chips.... Monatary donations will be accepted at the BBQ. Part of the proceeds from this BBQ will go to a trust fund set up for evacuees that was set up by Mr Jim Garner. The trust fund will assist with ALL ASPECTS OF LOSS inckluding livestock, pets, household, etc. Real Country will be there blasting music!!! Come by and say hi!!!
September 30th - Moonshadow Run in Pincher Creek. - The Moponshadow Run in Pincher Creek is coming up September 30th !!! This is an evening race in the SHADOW OF THE MOON! This is a family fun run with a 2.5km. 5km and 10km routes. No matter your age, you can particiapate and enjoy the atmostphere of the Moonshadow run. For more infor head to moonshadowrun.ca
September 29th - October 2 - ALBERTA CULTURE DAYS - Celebrate Alberta Culture in the Crowsnest Pass all weekend long - The Frank Slide Interpretive Centre is FREE OF CHARGE Friday to Sunday!
Friday Sept - October 10- The Frank Slide Interpretive Centre will be hosting Crowsnest Pass Public Art Gallery Presents: Interpreting Canada: An Artists Portrait. Curatorial by Sherry Chanin and Joni Mac Farland. Call cathy Pisony at 403-562-7388 for more info
Saturday September 30 - HARVEST OF MEMORIES Gala - The Crowsnest Historical Society invites you to the MOST EXCITING event of the fall season, and its BIGGEST Annual Fundraiser. There will be a Dj spinning great tunes all niht, a live and silent auction, and gourmet catering by Country Encounters. Tickets are avaialbe IN ADVANCE ONLY at ScotiaBank in Blairemore. Tickets are $40/Person, $70/Couple or $280 for your own table! All Proceeds from the Harvest of Memories gala go directy to support the operatios fo the Crowsnest Museum.
Sunday October 1 - "M Is For Music" 2pm at the Crowsnest Pubic Art Gallery. FREE ADMISSION. For more info call 403-562-2218.
Monday October 2 - Meet Me at the Movies Toronto International Fil Festival.
7pm start at the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre.
The movie: Maudie - For more information and to purchase tickets call 403-563-8829. The cost for the movie is $10
October 6th- JAKES GOLDEN TICKET FUNDRAISER - Jakes Golden Ticket Dinner and Dance Fundraiser is coming up October 7th at Pure Country Sallon in Frank. Ths is a fundraiser to help Little man Jake Burgman and his family get the Traiing needed to do Jakes physical therapy AT HOME.. and not travel to Calgary so often,. This event will include a delisouls dinner, a silent and live auction. There will be live Musci from Mike Maguire and Tynan Groves all night. Tickets are $50 each at Crowsnest Insurance and ScotiaBank, both located in Blairmore. All proceeds from this night will go directly to Jakes Fundraiser. For more information on this evnet and Jakes anaxing story please visit the facebook page..www.facebook.com/jakeburgmanscorner
October 13th - CNP- HOME ALONE SAFE PROGRAM - Being at hme alone can be uncomfortable and unsafe without some basic skills. This priogram prepares youths to feel confident and safe when at home alone. The HOME ALONE PROGRAM is designed to provide children 10 years and older with the necessary skills and knowledge to be safe and responmsible when home alone for short periods of time. It will help them understand how to prevent problems and halde real ife situations. The program will be Friday October 13th from 1-4pm at ISS. The cost is ony $10. YOU MUST REGISTER BY OCTOBER 6th . Space is limited to 10 participants. To Register call Kim Lewis 403-563-2207
October 20 and 21 - M. ART'S MARKET 2017! - Come to M. Art's Market at the Crowsnest Pass Public Art Gallery! Shop for works of original art and crafts from local and area artists!! There will be several different artistsd between Friday and Saturday, so be sure to pop in both days - ADMISSION IS FREE! The Art basket Raffel will go Saturday at 4pm. For more information call the art call 403-562-2218
November 17 - 18th - RED CROSS BABYSITTING COURSE - This course will take place at the MDM community entre November 17th and 18th. This is a baby sitting course for kids 11 and up. The cost is $20 per day. To Register call Tracey at 403-563-2208