Tuesday, February 8, 2011

February is a busy month in Caroline

This coming Friday, February 4, Caroline’s new Family Center will be hosting a Family Gym Night from 6:30pm to 7:30pm in the school gym and a Family Games Night on Friday, February 18 from 6:30pm to 8pm. February’s activities will be capped off with a
Parent Film Night on Wednesday, February 23 from 7pm to 8pm showing the film “Calming the tempest: Helping the explosive child”. For more information call Tracy Orr at 722-3833.
The Clearwater Boys and Girls Club is planning a Youth and Family Dance on Friday, February 25 at their movie theater facility on the west end of Caroline from 7pm to 10pm. There will be a concession and music from favorite hip hop and rock artists.
The Caroline Legion hosts its popular volunteer served supper every Friday night from 5pm to 7pm with proceeds going back to the community. The cost is $10 for a full meal with desert and the bar is open as well.
The Shepherd’s Food Bank will be open on February 8 and 22 with hamper pickup between 1pm and 3pm. The food bank is located in the basement of the Nazarene Church office, with access from the rear of the building.
There is free public skating at the Kurt Browning Complex every Sunday from 6pm - 7pm. On Thursday afternoons there are card and other games at the Caroline Seniors’ Drop In Center from 1:30pm to 4pm. There will be a Valentine Pie Social at the Drop In Center on Friday, February 11 from 2pm - 4pm. Members are asked to bring a pie to donate.
The monthly School Council meeting will be held in the Caroline School Library on February 17 at 3:30pm. Child care is provided.
There are free learning opportunities in Caroline with an Adult Learning Center located in Neighbourhood Place, next to the Post Office. Reading, writing, math, english, computer, $ management and wellness skills can be acquired by enlisting in the “Plug Into learning program offered. For details, call Maxine @ 403-722 3787.
As people get older and need to go to various appointments and activities, others step
up to the plate to provide the needed transport. These people can now be recognized by way of the Driving Angel program. Nomination forms can be picked up and dropped off at Caroline Neighbourhood Place.
The Caroline Community Medical Clinic is open every Tuesday from 9am to 12noon and 1:30pm to 4:30pm. Walk-ins are accepted or bookings can be made on 403-722-4055.
Walk-in chiropractic services are also offered between 3pm and 7pm or advance bookings can be made by calling 403-340-0278. The facility portion of the cost of operating the clinic is borne by the local community and donations can be made to the Caroline & District Chamber of Commerce (located next to the clinic in the mini mall to the south of ATB Financial). Phone 403-722-4066.
Also please note that a space is now being made available in the Mountaineer by the Clearwater Regional FCSS Board for organizations to post their upcoming events and services available free of charge. Please submit your requests to Tracy King at 403-845-3720.

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