Upcoming Events

Friday, March 24, 2017
School’s Out Healthy, Wealthy, and Wi$e – ages 9 to 16 Spend a no-school Friday learning about finances, the art of saving money and an afternoon of physical activity. In the morning, we’ll have fun exploring financial literacy through the Lakeland Credit Union’s interactive “Moon Jar” program. In the afternoon, we’ll have fun keeping physically active playing sports in the Energy Centre’s Reid Field House. Please bring indoor shoes, a snack, lunch and a water bottle. Date:Friday, March 24, 2017 Time:9:00 am to 4:00 pm Location:Cold Lake Energy Centre, Childmind room Cost:$20.00, pre-registration is required
Saturday, March 25, 2017
The Five Senses Can you smell the fun? Come out to our five senses adventure, as you learn about taste, smell, sight, hearing and touch! Each activity that we create will have lasting memories that will take a bite out of your imagination. Date:Saturdays: January 28, February 25, March 25, April 22, May 27 and June 24, 2017 Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Destroyer Lacrosse Vision Camp March 25 & 26 Floor times: 9 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4 pm Mini Tykes & Tykes: 9 am - 12 pm Click here to view the pdf with more information on this camp!
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Destroyer Lacrosse Vision Camp March 25 & 26 Floor times: 9 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4 pm Mini Tykes & Tykes: 9 am - 12 pm Click here to view the pdf with more information on this camp!
Monday, March 27, 2017
Family Games Night Come one come all to our evening of laughter and play. We will roll the dice into a fun-filled event. Try your skills at Jenga, Charades, Go Fish, Kinect 4, Twister, Red Light Green Light, and so much more. Date:Mondays: January 16 and 30, February 13 and 27, March 13 and 27, April 10 and 24, May 8, June 5 and 19, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Lights Camera Action Do you have a flare for theatrics, a sense of creativity, or a dash of artistic qualities? Then come on out to our drama-filled evening. We may create puppets, put on a show, or practice our facial expressions. Date:Tuesdays: January 3, 17 and 31, February 14 and 28, March 14 and 28, April 11 and 25, May 9 and 23, June 6 and 20, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
LEGO Masters – Ages 9 to 11 Take your LEGO™ creations to a completely new level at LEGO™ Masters! LEGO™ enthusiasts will become familiar with gears, levers, cams and simple robotics. The ability to work as a team member will be a requirement to participate in this program. Registration is limited to 15 participants Date:Tuesdays, March 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017 Time:4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$20.00, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Marketing on a Budget workshop Thinking of spending thousands to get the word out? Don't! Understand what marketing is, identify your target market by familiarizing yourself with who your customer really is, look at cost effective ways to get the word out, review basic tips for social media, see outside the box ideas for promoting creatively and take home a basic marketing planner. Also Website tips!  Who should attend: business owners, managers, supervisors, marketing managers/assistants/coordinators/ and anyone wishing to market their business or organization. Please bring old magazines. Wednesday 29th March, 8:30 -12:30 pm, MFRC building, 4 Wing Cold Lake. Register early!!! Pay by March 27 $30.00. (Military CF Appreciation saves 20%.) Hosted by the RABC.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Community Super Heroes Calling all Firefighters, Police Officers, Emergency Medical Services, and secret super heroes! Have dinner with your favorite community super hero and a side of pasta salad! Date:Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Time: 5 - 7 pm. Location: Parent Link Centre
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Gross Motor Centers Hop, skip and jump over to the Parent Link Centre for indoor activities. Children and parents will be encouraged to work together to develop gross motor skills through a variety of activities. Date:Thursdays: January 26, February 23, March 30, April 27, June 1 and June 29, 2017 Time: All day Location: Parent Link Centre  
Thursday, March 30, 2017
A Crafty One Come make a mess on us! We will bring crafts to a whole new level; from tie dye, to glitter and sparkles. Every Crafty One will include step-by-step facilitated activities, which will be fun for the whole family. Date:Thursdays:January 5 and 19, February 2 and 16, March 2 and 16, March 30, April 13 and 27, May 11 and 25, June 8 and 22, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Moving Mommas Let’s boogie the morning away as we celebrate the special bond that moms or female caregivers have with their child! Today is focused on getting children moving whether this is through dance, an obstacle course, or some good old fashioned games. Date:Saturdays:January 7, February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6 and June 3, 2017 Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost Free
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Books and Crafts Together we will read stories and enjoy activities. Child and parents will be encouraged to work together to develop knowledge through a variety of books and crafts. Date:Sundays: January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2, May 14, and June 11, 2017 Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Monday, April 3, 2017
Baby Yoga Baby yoga is based on traditional yoga movements, which have been used to help improve health and wellbeing. Baby yoga sessions also include massage and songs to relax and captivate baby’s attention and to increase the fun. There will be gentle yoga-inspired stretches for you too! Date:Mondays: April 3, 10, 24, May 1, 8, and 15 Time:1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free, registration is required
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Make and Take Shake it, mix it, stir it twice, that’s the way we make it nice. Creating fun recipes for you to take home and enjoy. Just add heat, water or an egg and you will have the perfect recipe for you and your family! Date:Tuesdays: January 10, January 24, February 7, February 21, March 7, March 21, April 4, April 18, May 2, May 16, May 30, June 13 and June 27, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Attracting and Manifesting This course is designed to share how to release resistance to more effectively manifest your aspirations, by working with meditation and releasing negative thought patterns. Date:Wednesday, April 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$100, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Hop, Skip and a Jump It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s super kid! It’s just about getting up and moving around, having fun on the balance beam, doings hula-hoops, going through tunnels, or burning off some energy in our large obstacle course. This night will be sure to leave you smiling! Date:Wednesdays: January 11, February 8, March 8, March 22, April 5 and 19, May 3 and 17 and June 14, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Let’s Talk About It Teen Series Transitioning from child to adult can be full of tension and tough decisions. Bully Free is here to offer facilitator led sessions to learn strategies that will help reduce and deal with bullying, relationships, peer pressure, suicide, and drugs and alcohol in a safe group setting. A light supper will be provided. Date:January 18, February 8, March 8, April 5, May 3, June 7, 2017 Time:5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, pre-registration is required
Thursday, April 6, 2017
TRIPLE P PARENTING DISCUSSION GROUPS Managing Fighting and Aggression It is natural for children to have disagreements or arguments at times. However, when children fight, the risk is that someone will be hurt. If not dealt with early, fighting and aggression can get worse. Children may not learn better ways of behaving without help from their parents. This discussion group will give some suggestions to help you teach your child to solve problems and get along with others. Date:Thursday, April 6, 2017 Time:10:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, pre-registration is required
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Musical Beginnings Shake, Shake, Shake, Senora! Come join us for tons of musical fun, from dancing, to making your own musical instruments, this program is bound to get your body moving and grooving. Date: Thursdays: January 12 and 26, February 9 and 23, March 9 and 23, April 6 and 20, May, 4 and 18, June 1, 15 and 29, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Friday, April 7, 2017
The Cold Lake Home & Leisure Trade Show is coming to the Cold Lake Energy Centre April 7. 8 and 9.  For more information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 780-594-4747.
Friday, April 7, 2017
Cold Lake Healthcare Centre Auxiliary Craft and Bake Sale will be taking place on Friday, April 7, from 8 am to 2 pm in the Healthcare Centre Lobby.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
The Cold Lake Home & Leisure Trade Show is coming to the Cold Lake Energy Centre April 7. 8 and 9.  For more information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 780-594-4747.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Slimy Saturdays What’s oozy and gooey and slimy all over? You’ll have to come to Slimy Saturdays to find out! This super sensory morning is sure to revive your senses! Come dressed to impress as we will be getting messy. Date:Saturdays: January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13 and June 10, 2017 Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Sunday, April 9, 2017
The Cold Lake Home & Leisure Trade Show is coming to the Cold Lake Energy Centre April 7. 8 and 9.  For more information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 780-594-4747.
Monday, April 10, 2017
Family Games Night Come one come all to our evening of laughter and play. We will roll the dice into a fun-filled event. Try your skills at Jenga, Charades, Go Fish, Kinect 4, Twister, Red Light Green Light, and so much more. Date:Mondays: January 16 and 30, February 13 and 27, March 13 and 27, April 10 and 24, May 8, June 5 and 19, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Monday, April 10, 2017
Baby Yoga Baby yoga is based on traditional yoga movements, which have been used to help improve health and wellbeing. Baby yoga sessions also include massage and songs to relax and captivate baby’s attention and to increase the fun. There will be gentle yoga-inspired stretches for you too! Date:Mondays: April 3, 10, 24, May 1, 8, and 15 Time:1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free, registration is required
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Lights Camera Action Do you have a flare for theatrics, a sense of creativity, or a dash of artistic qualities? Then come on out to our drama-filled evening. We may create puppets, put on a show, or practice our facial expressions. Date:Tuesdays: January 3, 17 and 31, February 14 and 28, March 14 and 28, April 11 and 25, May 9 and 23, June 6 and 20, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
School’s Out Lunch Box Heroes – Ages 9 to 12 This hands-on cooking program will inspire youth to think outside the lunch box, and give them the skills to pack their own lunches. We cover the basics of kitchen safety, knife safety, and food handling hygiene. Participants will be making several easy, fun, and tasty lunch recipes. Participants are asked to bring closed-toe shoes, a water bottle, and to tie up long hair. Date:Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Time:10:00 am to 2:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$20.00, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Attracting and Manifesting This course is designed to share how to release resistance to more effectively manifest your aspirations, by working with meditation and releasing negative thought patterns. Date:Wednesday, April 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$100, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Peaceful Minds Join us for relaxing meditation, stretching, and deep breathing. Not only will your child benefit from this program, but you can learn everyday skills that you can take home to the whole family. Release your daily stressors by practicing some helpful mindfulness. Date:Wednesdays:January 4 and 18, February 1 and 15, March 1 and 15, April 12, May 10 and 24, June 7 and 21, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
School’s Out Home Alone – Ages 9 to 12 This program aims to empower youth to feel confident and capable when they are home alone. We will discuss being responsible when left alone, safe snacking, cyber safety, and dealing with friends and siblings. A member from Emergency Services will present a safety demonstration. Please bring a nut-free lunch and a water bottle. A parent or guardian is required to attend the first 45 minutes of the program Date:Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Time:9:00 am to 3:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$20.00, pre-registration is required  
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Portage College Open House April 12, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Portage College is excited to showcase its programs and demonstrate to the community its passion and commitment to providing an exceptional learning experience. The application fee is waived for anyone applying to programs during the Open House. For more information, please contact 1-866-623-5551
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Eggcellent Easter Party Hop on down the bunny trail for an eggcellent time at our Easter party. The Easter Bunny is sure to bring fun activities and a snack for all his friends. Date: Thursday, April 13,2017 Time: 9:00 am to 11:30 am Location: Energy Centre Cost: Free, Drop-in program  
Thursday, April 13, 2017
School’s Out Silly Science Garden Gnome Seed Starters Ages 6 to 9 Let’s get a jump on gardening season! We will explore the types of vegetables that grow best in our area and start some seeds that we will later plant in the Cold Lake Community Garden as part of the Community ChooseWell Garden Gnomes summer program. To round out the afternoon, we’ll enjoy a family friendly movie featuring the adventures of garden gnomes. Sign up for Garden Gnomes in July and August to see how our seeds have grown! Date:Thursday, April 13, 2017 Time:1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$5.00, pre-registration is required
Thursday, April 13, 2017
A Crafty One Come make a mess on us! We will bring crafts to a whole new level; from tie dye, to glitter and sparkles. Every Crafty One will include step-by-step facilitated activities, which will be fun for the whole family. Date:Thursdays:January 5 and 19, February 2 and 16, March 2 and 16, March 30, April 13 and 27, May 11 and 25, June 8 and 22, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Cold Lake Health Care Centre Auxiliary Meeting Meetings are held at the cafeteria in the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Other dates: Dec. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, and June 8.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Sunshine and Soil – Ages 12 to 17 Gardening and creating a sustainable food source is a life skill. Volunteer work is a social competency and a school requisite. You can help prepare beds, plant spring seeds, and support the charities in our community. Date:Tuesdays, April 18, April 25, May 2 and May 9, 2017 Time:4:00 pm to 5:30 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, drop-in program
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Make and Take Shake it, mix it, stir it twice, that’s the way we make it nice. Creating fun recipes for you to take home and enjoy. Just add heat, water or an egg and you will have the perfect recipe for you and your family! Date:Tuesdays: January 10, January 24, February 7, February 21, March 7, March 21, April 4, April 18, May 2, May 16, May 30, June 13 and June 27, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Sudden Loss – No Chance To Say Goodbye A sudden, unexpected or traumatic death shatters the world, as we know it. Often a loss does not make sense. We realize that life is not always fair and that sometimes, bad things happen to good people. Sudden death leaves us feeling shaken, unsure and vulnerable. In this class, we will share the “Ten Essential Touchstones” that will help you find your way to hope and healing. Date:Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Attracting and Manifesting This course is designed to share how to release resistance to more effectively manifest your aspirations, by working with meditation and releasing negative thought patterns. Date:Wednesday, April 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:$100, pre-registration is required
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Hop, Skip and a Jump It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s super kid! It’s just about getting up and moving around, having fun on the balance beam, doings hula-hoops, going through tunnels, or burning off some energy in our large obstacle course. This night will be sure to leave you smiling! Date:Wednesdays: January 11, February 8, March 8, March 22, April 5 and 19, May 3 and 17 and June 14, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free  
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Cold Lake Youth Council – Ages 12 to 17 Do you want your voice heard? Do you have something important to say? The Cold Lake Youth Council is a youth-led, volunteer-based organization that acts as a voice for young people and as peer advocates on civic and social issues. The council will also promote youth activism and civic engagement. Join the team or just drop by for a meeting! Date:Thursdays, January 19, February 23, March 16, April 20 and May 18, 2017 Time:6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, drop-in program
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Musical Beginnings Shake, Shake, Shake, Senora! Come join us for tons of musical fun, from dancing, to making your own musical instruments, this program is bound to get your body moving and grooving. Date: Thursdays: January 12 and 26, February 9 and 23, March 9 and 23, April 6 and 20, May, 4 and 18, June 1, 15 and 29, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 5:30 Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Thursday, April 20, 2017
TRIPLE P PARENTING DISCUSSION GROUPS Developing Good Bedtime Routines Children need a good night’s sleep so they have enough energy for the next day’s activities. Parents also need adequate sleep and some child-free time to ensure their own needs are being met. As children grow, they can learn to become more independent in their sleep routine and be less demanding than infants. The goal is for children to develop healthy, independent sleep patterns. This discussion group will give some positive parenting strategies to help you develop a good bedtime routine. Date:Thursday, April 20, 2017 Time:10:00 am to 12:00 pm Location:Cold Lake and District FCSS Cost:Free, pre-registration is required
Friday, April 21, 2017
Mother Goose This program has been designed for babies from birth to 24 months and aims for parents to enjoy communicating with their babies through rhymes, music and stories. This program will provide a positive and fun experience for both parents and children. Date:Fridays: January 13, February 10, March 10, April 21, May 12 and June 9, 2017 Time:10:00 am to 10:30 am Location: Parent Link Centre
Saturday, April 22, 2017
The Five Senses Can you smell the fun? Come out to our five senses adventure, as you learn about taste, smell, sight, hearing and touch! Each activity that we create will have lasting memories that will take a bite out of your imagination. Date:Saturdays: January 28, February 25, March 25, April 22, May 27 and June 24, 2017 Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Parent Link Centre Cost: Free
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Cold Lake RCMP Department face-off against Cold Lake Fire-Rescue for their second annual Charity Hockey Game on April 22. Tickets available at Cold Lake RCMP Detachment, Cold Lake Fire-Rescue, and City Hall.
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Recognize an outstanding community volunteer by nominating them for a Volunteer Award, which will be presented at the 2017 Volunteer Appreciation Event, Sunday April 23, 2017. Nomination deadline is March 1, 2017.  All nominees receive a complimentary ticket to the Volunteer Appreciation Event. Categories: Coach of the Year Volunteer coaches who offer their time and expertise for the development of sports amongst the children and youth. Volunteer coaches who show commitment to the development of  children and youth as both athletes and community members Coaches display exemplary sportsmanship and encourages sportsmanship among athletes Rising Star – youth award Awarded to a local youth under the age of 18 Volunteerism involves a variety of activities/involvement Shows commitment to volunteer work Demonstrates leadership Is an example to peers and inspires youth to volunteer Community Impact– individual award Volunteer who co-ordinated or participated in activities or events which have made a powerful  social impact on the community. Nominee’s volunteerism addresses a community need or deficiency Through their volunteerism, nominee has improved the lives of community members or the community overall Nominee is an ambassador for local volunteerism who inspires others to invest their time and skills to volunteer in Cold Lake and District Community Impact- group award Volunteer organization has co-ordinated or participated in an activity or event which has made a powerful visual, economic or social impact on the community. Organization’s volunteerism addresses a community need or deficiency Through their volunteerism, nominee has improved the lives of community members or the community overall The organization are ambassadors for local volunteerism who inspires others to invest their time and skills to volunteer in Cold Lake and District Behind the Scenes The volunteer nominated should have at least 5 years of service as a volunteer. Volunteer should be one who works in the background. The nominee should be the one who participates in laying the ground work, building foundation for a project(s) or event. The volunteer could be the person who ensures that all the tear-down and clean-up is done after an event, is a treasurer/bookkeeper, etc. Newbie of the Year Volunteer would have been in service to the community between 3 months to 1 year, and gave outstanding service during that time. Nominee demonstrates an interest in a variety of volunteer involvement Nominee shows commitment and enthusiasm toward their volunteer tasks Protector of the Environment Volunteer who made considerable effort to preserve the environment (beaches, waterways, forests, and wildlife) Volunteer may have engaged in educational programmes to advocate for waste reduction, sustainable development, community outreach, respect for the environment or any other area which was related to the protection of the environment. Volunteer use peaceful means to advocate for change and conservation Lifetime Achievement Award– 55 year of age and up Nominee has been a volunteer in various capacities and with a number of organizations during their lifetime Nominee exemplifies commitment, reliability, and a desire to help others and our community The nominee displays leadership and inspires other to volunteer To nominate a volunteer for an award, check out the nomination form online, here.    Volunteer Appreciation Event Tickets Recognize and thank your organization’s volunteers in a fun, cost-efficient way.  Tickets are available at Cold Lake and District FCSS, 5220-54 Street for $10.00 each.  Tickets are limited to 200.  Imperial oil and our community partners generously sponsor this event. Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Time: 12:00-3:30 pm Location: Lakeland Inn Cost: $10.00, pre-registration is required
Sunday, April 23, 2017
A Jumping Good Time Join us at Happy House Daycare for a fun afternoon of bouncy houses and crafts. Today we will learn about sharing and friendship. Don’t forget to bring your whole family to this fun adventure. Date:Sunday, April 23, 2017 Time:1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Location:Happy House Daycare Cost:Free, pre-registration is required

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